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Guest Post: Con Harassment 101

October 21st, 2015 By 2 Comments

Today’s entry was written by Aree’s Cosplay Workshop and was originally posted on her blog. She gave us permission to repost as we all think this is still a topic worth talking about in the cosplay community. I’ve personally never had any bad experiences at cons but the fact is that it happens in my neck of the woods as well. I think making people aware of this issue is the first step to solving it so it’s why we’re reposting today!

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Anime Matsuri 2014 Con Report

May 27th, 2014 By 0 comments

It’s a tardy con report, but better late than never, right??

Back in March I went to Anime Matsuri in Houston, TX. The convention dates fell during spring break and it also gave me an occasion to go see my boyfriend who’s currently there for work. I traveled there by myself which meant none of my usual cosplay friends came with me to the convention. I would love to go back if I ever have the chance, but only if I can drag someone with me! Cosplay isn’t as fun without friends.

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Anime North 2013 Con Report

June 5th, 2013 By 0 comments

Anime North 2013: Bad timing edition!!

  • Our friend Sonia got food poisoning from eating at Burger King at a rest stop in Ontario on the way over. She was the one driving (and the only one with a drivers licence at that) so the drive to Toronto was terrible. Fortunately, she got in better shape just in time for the beginning of the convention.
  • The weekend was so cold and windy! While it’s usually 25-30 °C during the con, it was barely over 10 °C this year. That’s awful considering the convention mostly takes place outside and many people plan their costumes according to the usual heat. I’m still trying to fight off the cold I got last weekend ;_;
  • Power outage at the Double Tree hotel Sunday from 10 pm to 6 am.

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