Why Kigurumi – Why that scary anime mascot thing?

Every event there is always at least one person who will say loud enough so that I can and everyone else can hear “That’s so creepy!”. For events where elaborate outfits are the norm, I really have a hard time wrapping my head around this one. In this day and age where events are aggressivelyContinue reading “Why Kigurumi – Why that scary anime mascot thing?”

Attending Conventions – Do I have to Cosplay?

Header of our con fam at Otafest 2016. These people are the best! Too often when talking to people at work or when I was in school I would often hear “I would love to attend an anime convention, but I have no cosplay!”. To be honest for a long period between 2009 and 2017Continue reading “Attending Conventions – Do I have to Cosplay?”

Making Friends in Cosplay – How I Met Your Mother

Thanks Sofera for an awesome header photo! I remember attending my first Bellerose Convention (one of the local high school’s anime events) for the first time in my original Nozomi kigurumi cosplay. I didn’t know anyone and was fairly new to the community in general. This was the event that Meph and I first “met” eachContinue reading “Making Friends in Cosplay – How I Met Your Mother”