When Japanese guests are hosted by American anime conventions, they typically indulge in some tourism. And there are stories about them going out for hamburgers or visiting a shooting range or picking up goods that are hard to come by in Japan. After attending Baltimore's Otakon, writer of Madoka Magica and Fate/Zero Gen "Urobutcher" Urobuchi visited the White House.
They didn't invite him to stay in the Lincoln Bedroom.
...... assassin creeping shadow of the White House"