Cosplay & Conventions


Anime North 2017 – Convention Review

Anime North was special this year. It transfixed us and left us excited enough to return next year. In the past, I encountered rude volunteers, sweltered in hot weather, and hung around the wrong people. This year, I learned something new. I learned that convention staff do listen to feedback. Problems that you’ve encountered in the past can be fixed. I learned that who you hang out with at a convention can change your entire experience for better or worse. It’s nice to have someone around you when you’re attending an event with thousands of people.  At an event, this big, being alone sucks. If you do go alone, attend events to meet people who like the same things as you. Be around positive people. If you’re around negative people, it will suck the life out of you. That’s why you need a supporting friend or group of people at…

10 Things to Carry With You to a Convention

It’s that time of the year again: anime and comic book convention season. I’ve put together the top ten things you should carry with you to a convention. You want to carry light, but bring essential items like a phone, phone charger, a makeup pack, wig care items and more. Find out how cosplayers, videographers, photographers, geeks and congoers prepare for a convention. Whether it’s Anime North or Colossalcon, you’ll need these items.