Sakura-Con 2013

April 2, 2013

 

Sakura-Con started off like every other large anime convention, with an early badge pick up in person on Thursday, March 28th, also known locally as “Day 0” and progressed until the 31st through Easter Weekend. Some were in costume, but most were dressed casually and the lines took 30 minutes at most at the busiest hours. This proceeded on through the rest of weekend and even regular registration was immensely quicker according to some single day pass and purchasing at con convention attendees. In previous years, registration has been much slower but with recent improvements in the systems, things have progressed in a positive way.

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Steampunk: A D20 Gallery

April 2, 2013

We asked our D20 Girls to send in photos of steampunk characters, we didn’t have room to print all of the images we used, so here’s a gallery of everything we were sent, with a big heartfelt thanks to the girls who sent them in.

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We Met: Cosplayer Nation

April 2, 2013

Written by Mai Hawkins
I had the courtesy of meeting members of Cosplayer Nation at Katsucon 2013. Cosplayer Nation is group run by 2 men; Joshua Adams and Uke Li, that go around to many cons filming cosplayers all over the USA, both east and west coast. However, there are also currently 61 one press members on board they help out from all over. Aside from filming cosplayers for their documentary they keep cosplayers connected via social networks such as Facebook (CosplayNation) and YouTube (CosplayNationTV).

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Katsucon

April 2, 2013

Beth and Chiki photo by octomobiki convention-event coverage  by: Chayne

Katsucon was first held in 1995 at a small hotel venue in Virginia. As of 2013, Katsucon has now been running for its nineteenth year hosting its fourth year at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center Continue reading