“Stories grow by accretion, tales accumulate — like dust,” wrote Asimov. Our history is still being written; for what we have accumulated so far, scroll down!
Music in the airJanuary 18, 2006
Mohammad Moinul Islam Monty and Nur-E-Elahi Shonchoy met at Shimanto Square (then Rifles Square).
Over the airwavesMarch 9, 2006
Mahmud Shuvra from Chittagong wrote to Anirudh Kaushik in Chennai, who in turn introduced him to Nur-E-Elahi Shonchoy. Nur-E-Elahi Shonchoy gave Mahmud Shuvra the contact of Mohammad Moinul …
Then there were threeMarch 19, 2006
Mohammad Moinul Islam Monty and Mahmud Shuvra met at Shimanto Square (then Rifles Square). With Nur-E-Elahi Shonchoy, the three created teamOtaku.
The first siteDecember 14, 2006
teamOtaku got a free domain from SiteSled.com (now defunct), brandishing an artwork from Appleseed on its header.
Foruming startsFebruary 6, 2007
teamOtaku opened a message board in Forum5 (now defunct). The old forum can be viewed through the Wayback Machine here.
The gentleman ninjaMarch 10, 2007
The forum thrived! One of the most prominent members, Toufik Jamal, was the big brother teamOtaku needed to complete the lineup. Mahmud Shuvra went and met Toufik Jamal …
The first meetingJuly 27, 2007
A handful of dedicated members gathered at Shimanto Square (then Rifles Square). The guards there somehow knew an uprising was on the horizon that would change the Bangladeshi …
Our precious siteMarch 22, 2008
mazecity.net came into being…our own site—hosted and curated by ourselves—opened its homepage to the whole world!
MazeCon 1December 25, 2011
The first anime convention in Bangladesh was conceived and organized by MazeCity. “MazeCon,” quite unexpectedly, saw hundreds of anime fans from all over Bangladesh attending its small arrangement.
MazeCity matsuriJune 30, 2012
Following the spirit of Japanese festival, matsuri, the first MazeCity Summer Party was organized.
MazeCon 2March 26, 2013
MazeCon 2 had everything: countless anime fans from Bangladesh and abroad, cosplayers pouring their hearts out, karaoke singers with bleeding vocals, a giant cake for foodies…see? Everything!