The hobby of cosplay has changed a lot since I fell down the costuming rabbit hole in 2010. I’ve spent a lot of time and money and convention panels talking about the craft of cosplay. As much as the hobby continues to morph and be the subject of reality shows, instagrams full of “cosfamous” people,… Continue Reading →
On the last day of Anime Weekend Atlanta last year, my friend and I were walking around the convention center, wondering whether it was time to call it a day and start on our long drive home, and a young woman called out to us. “Excuse me,” she said. “You gave my friend a rose… Continue Reading →
Eating. Everyone does it. Parents, engineers, teachers, legendary outlaws, and superheroes alike all have to eat. This year we decided to check out the tastier side of Dragon Con. From Chinese food to pizza and fried chicken, check out the best of your favorite characters chowing down between con events.
It’s been one day since the news of the brand new creative team that will, starting in October, be the nerdy minds behind DC Comics’ Batgirl. Leaving the series is longtime (amazingly talented) Batgirl writer Gail Simone–this by her own choosing about which she has quite the sense of humor (see below) which will hopefully… Continue Reading →
If there’s one name you don’t generally associate with the nerd community, it’s Adam Levine. Maroon 5 doesn’t exactly rank high on the nerd-cred-o-meter, but it looks like they’re trying to change that. Adam Levine just shared a picture of his first cosplay.
Cosplay is frequently viewed as a purely recreational hobby. True, ultimately we’re just a bunch of derp-faces in capes and tights, but cosplaying can provide you with skills you may, in fact, use in everyday life. Capes optional.
Greetings, Marshmallows! One full year after creator Rob Thomas launched a record-breaking Kickstarter campaign for the cult neo-noir teen crime drama’s movie sequel, titled Veronica Mars, the movie we’ve all been waiting for will premiere in theaters nation-wide (March 14th, 2014), and we couldn’t be more excited for it!
Who’s up for a little Sailor Moon cosplay/roleplay? (Yes, we mean that kind…) UPDATE: Now those of us not in Japan can buy it without the help of a deputy service! Here’s the link: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?icep_ff3=9&pub=5575088330&toolid=10001&campid=5337518960&customid=&icep_uq=sailor+moon+lingerie&icep_sellerId=&icep_ex_kw=&icep_sortBy=12&icep_catId=&icep_minPrice=&icep_maxPrice=&ipn=psmain&icep_vectorid=229466&kwid=902099&mtid=824&kw=lg Just yesterday, an all Japanese website announced that we can now order officially licensed Sailor Moon costume lingerie! And it’s… Continue Reading →
If you’re anything like us, “cosplay opportunity” is one thing you look for in a new movie. And if you’re even more like us, “couples cosplay opportunity” is the ultimate mark of perfection in a new film. Thor: The Dark World didn’t disappoint in either regard. Below are 5+ couples cosplay opportunities brought to you… Continue Reading →
Most conventions have a slew of celebrity guests on panels in which the fans get to ask the questions; however, there is one arena in which the con-goers get to be the celebrities: cosplay. We recently attended Anime Weekend Atlanta, and the cosplayers were out in force! …and not just as anime characters either! Check… Continue Reading →