Anime Convention Blog

If your costume contest is five hours long, you're doing it wrong
FanimeCon announced their schedule for their Masquerade Cosplay Contest. It's scheduled to start at 6pm and the award announcements will begin around 10:30pm.   [read more]

Respect your competition or it could backfire
When two conventions fight and disrespect each other in public, nobody wins.   [read more] [discuss]

My real first convention experience
While her first full convention experience was at Otakon 2004, Elizabeth's nerd experience began several years before that.   [read more]

How did it take this long for a con to get sued for selling bootlegs?
It finally happened! An anime company has filed legal action against a convention because of bootlegs. Your dealers' room may never be the same again.   [read more]

Cosplay and Real Life
Elizabeth reflects on what it's like to be an adult with adult relationships, networking, and connections - and also a cosplayer.   [read more]

Costume Overload
Elizabeth decided that the 24 days between Arisia and Katsucon was enough time to make three costumes. Elizabeth is an idiot.   [read more]

The 2013 Convention Season is Underway
Elizabeth's 2013 Convention experience has already begun with a trip to Arisia. Will she top her attendance of 13 cons from last year?   [read more]