Convention Review

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Cobalt at Hyper Japan Festival 2018

Hey folks! Cobalt here reporting from the first of this year’s Hyper Japan Festivals! Throughout the Heatwave of the UK, Hyper Japan, hosted at London’s Olympia on the 14th-16th July, promised to be a hot weekend, and boy did it deliver. Compared to the Tobacco Docks location where it has been hosted for the past few years, Olympia’s indoor arena allowed visitors a much cooler area to roam, ...[Read More]

Denver Comic Con 2018: Cosplay, Good Vibes, and Great Times!

Hello fellow geeks! Tidesiren here and boy have I been on quite the adventure! I have been going non-stop the last 4 weeks, and now that I am a little more settled into my new home, let me tell you about all the great things at this year’s Denver Comic Con! On the weekend of June 15th, I got to attend Denver Comic Con. With an attendance count of over 100,000, there were a lot of great geeky...[Read More]

The Geek Lyfe Takes on San Diego Comic-Con

What’s up, Saint coming at you! This past weekend Deegan and  I was fortunate to attend the ever praised and raved about San Diego Comic-Con: the biggest and raddest comic convention around. Even if you are not a raging geek that is avid in the Comic-Con community, you know about San Diego Comic-Con. It is by far the most massive convention to date with the highest amount of attendees, and dare I ...[Read More]

Review: Anime Expo 2018 was Bigger, Better, and More Crowded Than Ever!

Anime Expo is with out a doubt one of our all time favorite conventions to date. Every year is filled with the biggest names in the industry coming together to showcase their upcoming shows. Cosplayers show up in their very best work, artist hustle their wares, and fans race to consume as much of the convention they can before it ends. This year our team was composed of Darth Mexican, Deegan, and ...[Read More]

Failure Is Not an Option: Spacefest IX

Hi there, Lvcky here! I went a bit out of my comfort zone this weekend and attended Spacefest IX, at the beautiful JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort in Tucson, Arizona. Spacefest IX is a convention for astronomy community members, as well as space and sci-fi enthusiasts. The convention ran Wednesday through Sunday, and boasted a list of programming that was jam-packed with astronomers, scientists, and...[Read More]

Qki and Kinoko Tackle Fanime 2018!

Fanime has been a convention I, Kinoko Cosplay, have been wanting to go to for many years, and sure enough, this is the year I finally went along with Q-Ki Cosplay! It always seemed to have the perfect balance of chill times with friends, awesome cosplay, and of course: 24 hour programming. It wasn’t until very recently that I learned that Fanime got its name by being a convention organized ...[Read More]

Lucky Diamond Conquers ColossalCon 2018

Hi guys! Kathy aka Lucky Diamond Cosplay here. I had the privilege of attending ColossalCon for the first time for their 2018 show. It was my first experience at a Midwest convention, and boy do I have some things to say about my time in Sandusky, Ohio! First of all, you might be wondering, is this a convention or just a water-park? The short answer is that it is both! The Kalahari Resort is a ver...[Read More]

Phoenix Comic Fest: Review of the Convention Formerly Known as Phoenix Comicon

For those of you who do not know who I am, my name is DeAngelo Murillo and I own The Geek Lyfe. Back in 2012, I attended Phoenix Comicon for the very first time and was swept off of my feet with admiration for convention culture. It is safe to say that this brand more than likely would not exist had it not been for Phoenix Comicon putting on such a fantastic event. It is this history that causes m...[Read More]

Review: ReedPop’s First MCM London Comic Con!

With a very warm con out the way, ReedPop’s first London MCM ran smoothly, with a clear difference now that an American company has taken charge. Despite yet another price rise in tickets, the weekend proved to be as popular as ever. There were minimal changes in regards to entering the venue and queueing. Everyone I managed to speak to throughout the weekend said that even Saturday’s queues...[Read More]

Heartless Aquarius Takes on Sabaku Con 2018

Hey guys! Heartless Aquarius here and I have a new anime convention to tell y’all about. I went to New Mexico for the first time to visit Sabaku Con. It’s another convention by Monkey Paw Entertainment, who also run many Arizona anime conventions such as Saboten Con, Con-Nichwa, and more. Location Sabaku Con was held in the Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North hotel. The building itself is gor...[Read More]

Peach Girl Photography Tackles LVL UP EXPO

Peach Girl Photography here and I got to attend LVL UP EXPO which is a gaming and anime convention based in Las Vegas, Nevada. This year it was held May 4-6th at the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention center. LVL UP had a great guest lineup, and diverse panels scheduled for a promising weekend! The vendor hall of LVL UP EXPO opened up into a large space with fantastic vendors and artists alike...[Read More]

Con Nichiwa 2018 Offered Good Vibes and Great Guests!

Con Nichiwa is one of Tucson’s biggest anime conventions ran by Monkey Paw Entertainment who are known for running other great conventions such as Saboten Con, Kikori Con, and more!  First and foremost, I have to give the biggest shout out to both Lvckydiamond and Heartless Aquarius. Originally I, Darth Mexican, was going to cover a majority of the content during the event but got pulled ont...[Read More]

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