Cosplay

5 Things I Wish I Knew Coming Into Cosplay

Veteran cosplayer, Heartless Aquarius, provides insight on what she wish she knew coming into cosplay! This is sage advice that will no doubt help many new cosplayers who are looking to make their hobby as enjoyable as possible! 1) Practice makes perfect Cosplay always takes practice whether it’s with doing makeup, sewing, prop making, etc. It’s all a learning process. You’ll pick up new skills an...[Read More]

Cosplayer of the Week: Illuminaughty Cosplay

Good day to you all! We have another wonderful, amazing, fantastic human being for you by the name of Illuminaughty Cosplay! She hails from Arizona and has a burning passion for gaming! Our homie, Schrei205, got to interview her earlier in the year at Taiyou Con and we can not wait to show you! Having over four years of cosplay experience, she puts her heart and soul into her work and it shows! Ge...[Read More]

Cosplayer of the Week: Utahime Cosplay

Utahime cosplay is with out a doubt one of the best cosplayers around. The woman has style, she has grace, and she has cosplays so good that they’ll melt your face! I’ve been a fan of her work for a long time and I encourage you to follow her as well! Imagine my surprise when I found out that not only would she be a Cosplay Senpai at Anime Expo 2019 but our homie Shelby McWeeb was a go...[Read More]

Mad Monster Party Returns to Arizona For A Hauntingly Good Time

Written by Elyssa Mad Monster is back in Arizona! This horror, sci-fi, and fantasy themed convention is a cool escape in the blaring summer heat of Arizona. From Costume Contests, to Celebrity Q&A’s, this is the perfect spot for any fan of the genre. Not only will you have the opportunity to meet well known celebrities, you’ll also see them enjoying the convention themselves.  The convention w...[Read More]

Tony and Z0mbyte Tackle San Diego Comic-Con 2019

Hey, y’all! It’s me! Z0mbyte!  Back from sunny San Diego! For us geeks, it is the home of SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON! The ultimate and certainly massive, once in a life time experience (more if you’re lucky) for any nerd.  It has been at the top of my bucket list to attend SDCC and immerse myself in what I’ve only lived vicariously through social media and stories from friends. Dreams do come true when t...[Read More]

Causeplay: Cosplay for a Cause

By James Ramos The sunny state of Arizona hosts a flourishing cosplay community who cosplay for a cause. People from all walks of life gather throughout the year to celebrate their love of their fandoms. There is no wrong way to cosplay, and there are as many reasons to do it as there are people who do. For some, it is a means to give back to their community.  One such group is the Arizona Avenger...[Read More]

Anime Expo 2019 Review: When Are the Lines Too Long?

Ladies and gentlemen, I hope you are all doing well! Darth Mexican here and today we’ll be talking about Anime Expo 2019. Anime Expo is with out a doubt one of the best and largest anime conventions in the nation. Many fans jokingly refer to Anime Expo as Line Con because of the infamous wait times that can be found at this expo. However over the years these jokes have caused many folks to g...[Read More]

Makeup 101 for Cosplayers

Hello everyone, Heartless Aquarius here! Here’s a crash course on makeup for cosplayers. I will talk about the basic components of makeup and give some helpful tips. Before I dive into the information, I just want to say that everyone has different skin which will affect how certain products will work. Makeup is a journey but hopefully I can help! The first step when doing makeup is applying a pri...[Read More]

The Disappointment That Was Con Nichiwa 2019

Weebs and water parks are usually a pretty fun mix, and a mix-up of the ordinary! When Con Nichiwa announced last year that they would be holding their annual convention at the beautiful Starr Pass Resort in Tucson, I was ecstatic. I was lucky to attend Colossal Con in 2018 and it was a blast! Lounging at the pool in pool-safe cosplay was one of my highlights of my year. I was greatly looking forw...[Read More]

Fantastic LGBTQ Content Creators and Where to Find Them

To help celebrate Pride month we are going to take a moment to highlight some of our favorite LGBTQ content creator homies! These are fine folks who have poured their heart and soul into their craft whether it be cosplay, YouTube, Twitch, music, art, or more! We would absolutely love to add as many LGBTQ friends as we can! If you’d like to be added to this list, be sure to email us at info@t...[Read More]

Has Phoenix Fan Fusion Risen from the Ashes of its Troubled Past?(Review)

Phoenix Fan Fusion is the flagship convention for Arizona geeks. Every single year the community makes the journey through immense heat and one way streets, just to see what Phoenix Fan Fusion has to offer this year. In the past couple years, there have been a lot of growing pains for this convention. With promises and apologies, many were left with hope or doubt about the future. Let’s see ...[Read More]

Khainsaw Tackles Colossal Con 2019

Heya! Khainsaw here reporting back from my first ever Colossal-Con! I had been wanting to attend this convention ever since I first heard about it, and finally committed to it for 2018, and I’m sure glad I did. As a person who loves swimming, hot tubs, swimsuit cosplays, and drinking, it seemed right up my alley. Firstly, I want to address getting to and from the convention. If you are fortunate e...[Read More]

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