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You Do Not Want To Miss Sumuji Cafe At Taiyou Con!

You Do Not Want To Miss Sumuji Cafe At Taiyou Con! This weekend a wonderful convention by the name of Taiyou Con is taking place at the Mesa Convention Center! the event will focus on the fandom of anime, manga, and cosplay! While there will be a number of incredible events happening, one of those events is held by the Sumuji Cafe! Sumuji Cafe is a maid cafe that is managed by our dear friend Mich...[Read More]

Cobalt at Hyper Japan Christmas Market 2017

Cobalt at Hyper Japan Christmas Market 2017 Hey everyone! Cobalt here! This years Christmas market at Hyper Japan was an amazing convention, and despite not feeling majorly festive, it lived up to be what I think could be the best Hyper Japans to date. Attending on the Saturday (both sessions, as Saturday is a long day it is split into a morning and afternoon session, to give vendors a break and t...[Read More]

Heartless Aquarius Takes On Daku Con 2017

Heartless Aquarius Takes On Daku Con 2017 Hello everyone! Long time no see! Heartless Aquarius here covering another convention. I got to travel out of the Arizona oven and visit Colorado’s Daku Con. Daku Con is a brand new convention and it was fun going to a first year of a convention. I was interested in this convention in particular because it was an 18+ convention, meaning that you could only...[Read More]

(Review) Fan Fest 2017 Was Humble But Fun!

(Review) Fan Fest 2017 Was Humble But Fun! I can recall years ago when Phoenix Comicon announced their sister convention, Fan Fest! It was held at the Cardinal’s Stadium and ran from Friday to Sunday. Although the event was small, it had heart, small businesses, and a great place to hang out with friends. Even as a small convention, it still had so much to offer. Every year since, the event ...[Read More]

Blizzcon 2017 Was The Best Convention All Year

Blizzcon 2017 Was The Best Convention All Year I remember that fateful day in 2002 when dear geeky friends of mine told me that I just had to join them in gaming at a local Cyber Cafe by the name of Cyber Zone. There they introduced me to Diablo 2, Warcraft 3, and Starcraft. The needle entered my twelve year old veins and injected the sweetest of gaming drugs that would haunt me for all of my days...[Read More]

Cheshsmiles Takes On Stan Lee’s Comic Con 2017!

Cheshsmiles Takes On Stan Lee’s Comic Con 2017! Hey friends! Cheshsmiles here and when I heard that I would get to cover Stan Lee’s Comic Con, I was over the moon. Having had friends who had previously attended and hearing them rave about it, as well as the various high profile guests (including the Man himself: Stan Lee) it set up the perfect storm for me to have some pretty high expectatio...[Read More]

Cobalt Cosplay Takes On the Final MCM London Comic Con!

Cobalt Takes on the ‘Final’ MCM London! Hey friends! it is Cobalt Cosplay here and with help from DemoraFairy Photography, we got to check out MCM London Comic Con  MCM London Comic con began with the news that American company ReedPop were taking over the British company, so it quickly spread that this would be known as the “Last MCM” since no-one knows quite what they will change nex...[Read More]

Yaoi Con 2017 Review!

Yaoi Con 2017 Review! By Michelle Gonzalez Since I was a young anime fan, Yaoi Con has always been on my list. I always dreamed of going the second I turned 18 and frolicking amongst all the Boy Love and Yaoi with my friends. Years later and though I grew out of my yaoi phase, I had the opportunity to go with some of my very best friends, so I jumped at the chance! Yaoi Con is held every year in t...[Read More]

First Impressions: Shout Around (Beta) The Essential Convention App

First Impressions: Shout Around (Beta) The Essential Convention App By Schrei205 In March this year, prominent cosplay photographer Martin Wong began a Kickstarter for a new app designed to “completely change the way you attend conventions.” The app is called Shout Around, and is currently available for beta testing on Android and iPhone. A lot of big name cosplayers have been promoting this app a...[Read More]

Geegiiee Takes On The Edmonton Expo

Geegiiee Takes On The Edmonton Expo The Edmonton Expo is a 3 day comic convention that’s filled to the brim with hundreds of people all there to do one thing, have geek out and have fun (mostly geek out). I have been attending the expo every year for the last 4-5 years now and there hasn’t been a time where I haven’t enjoyed it, though, it does seem to fly by faster then summer i...[Read More]

Tidesiren Tackles Salt Lake City Comic Con

Tidesiren Tackles Salt Lake City Comic Con Hey you guys, Tidesiren here! I had the opportunity to check out Salt Lake City Comic Con this year and I have to say, it was worth the 6 hour drive through 3 states to get to after a full day of work! As a convention that happens partially during the week, it is unlike most conventions that occur Friday and then the weekends. With Salt Lake taking over t...[Read More]

Saboten Con Continues to Be Fantastic!

Saboten Con Continues to Be Fantastic! I have attended Saboten Con for four years now and it continues to be such a fantastic event. This year was no different as they made some changes that helped and allowed certain rules to stand despite the convention culture changing around them. Let’s jump right into the review and talk about everything! Location Saboten has been at the Sheraton locate...[Read More]

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