Taiyou Con

The Actors behind the Voices: Interview with Ray Chase, Robbie Daymond, and Max Mittelman

You know what’s cool? Anime. You know what is even cooler? Celebrating the hard working people who help bring quality anime to fans. Today, we’re highlighting the work of Ray Chase, Robbie Daymond, and Max Mittelman who are veterans of voice acting! We got to sit down with the three of them during Taiyou Con to discuss themselves and their careers! The Geek Lyfe: Thank you guys again f...[Read More]

Taiyou Con 2019 Was Everything We Love About Conventions!

We have been to Taiyou Con year after year and it never fails to entertain! This year we brought Schrei205, Rob, Tony, Cheshsmiles, Chocozumo, and myself, Darth Mexican! The guests this year were a mix of brand new and some they have had in the past! Talented voice actors such as Robbie Daymond, Max Mitleman, Ray Chase, Yuriko Yamaguchi and even cosplayers like Chocolate Covered Cosplay! We actual...[Read More]

Taiyou Con Survival Guide!

One of our favorite conventions in Arizona is Taiyou Con which takes place in January! They always have fantastic guests, unique events, and awesome vendors! However, we have found that a majority of the convention community don’t know enough about this incredible convention so the best thing to do is to write about it! Taiyou Con is located in Mesa at the Mesa Convention Center. They have g...[Read More]

The Dopest Clothing Brand Around: Anime Trash Swag(Interview)

My dear friends, I must bestow upon you a fact of life. That fact is that Anime Trash Swag is one of the greatest clothing brands around. If you are unfamiliar with Anime Trash Swag, it is an independent clothing line that focuses their aesthetic on Japanese culture, and more specifically anime/manga. Sky is the artist, Jenni handles the business side of things, and together they make an unstoppab...[Read More]

A Night In The Dobutsu Lounge

A Night In The Dobutsu Lounge We have featured the Dobutsu Lounge in the past and absolutely support everything that they do and everyone who participates in it’s production. I had missed actually attending multiple times because of random mishaps, but finally, on Saturday night of Taiyou con 2018 I was able to participate! If you are unfamiliar with Dobutsu Lounge, it is a hostess cafe wher...[Read More]

Taiyou Con 2018 Ages Like A Fine Anime Wine

Taiyou Con is one of our favorite conventions in Arizona because it remains humble in size while offering so much to its attendees. Every year that we have attended it only grows more and more impressive. The location of the 2018 event remained at the Mesa Convention Center, which is smaller than most centers while offering the convenience of free parking and an attached hotel, and took place Janu...[Read More]

Can We Talk About How Incredible the 2017 Mazda 6 Grand Touring Is?

Can We Talk About How Incredible the 2017 Mazda 6 Grand Touring Is? We recently attended a local convention by the name of Taiyou Con that focused on celebrating the fandom that is Anime. During that weekend we had the opportunity to drive the 2017 Mazda 6 Grand Touring and dear lord was that car incredible! I have always known that Mazda produces quality vehicles but I never knew just how great t...[Read More]

Taiyou Con 2017 Review

Taiyou Con 2017 Review We had a lot of fun last year at Taiyou Con and this year it looked like it was going to get even better! If you are not familiar with Taiyou Con, it is a convention focused on anime and Japanese culture. They tend to bring a number of awesome Japanese entertainers to meet fans and preform! They also tend to bring a number of geeky guests as well, for example this year they ...[Read More]

Interview With Rin The Yordle

Interview With Rin The Yordle At Taiyou Con I met up with friends who were all raving about how incredible this artist was how lived in the valley. I was surprised that so many had recommended her to me and so I took them up on their suggestion and did as much research on Rin the Yordle in a single night. Sure enough I was blown away by the content she created from her artwork to her streams on Tw...[Read More]

The Geek Lyfe Interviews Mega64!

The Geek Lyfe Interviews Mega64! At the time of writing this, it is the third and final day of Taiyou Con 2017. This year had a ton of great aspects to it but we’ll save that for the review! For this article we want to show you guys our interview with a group of incredible YouTubers called Mega 64! If you are not familiar with their content, they are comedians who takes the world of video ga...[Read More]

Review: Taiyou Con 2016

Review: Taiyou Con 2016 Last year I made a pledge to visit as many geeky conventions Arizona had to offer and that is exactly what I did! It was fun, expensive, inspiring, and all around a great time. Unfortunately, I made that vow after Phoenix Comicon, so there was an entire half a year of conventions I missed! Taiyou Con was one of these conventions and so I was excited to attend! Here is my re...[Read More]

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