Episode #204 – Spring Can’t Come any Sooner.

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On tonight’s show, Ari Rockefeller talks to us about Fire Emblem’s 25th Anniversary Concert, Mako-chan tells us about Sailor Moon themed pastries, and DJ Ranma S discusses cosplay driver licenses, Ghost in the Shell snafus, and all of the hosts talk about seven trips to the underworld. Then on The Open Forum Topic, we ask about sexy cosplay and your thoughts on it. Then in News From Japan, a cop arrested for attempted kidnapping, men arrested for trying to smuggle exotic animals into Japan, and cherry blossom beer.

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Kotoricon 2015 Photos

Kotoricon 2015

On January 9-10, Kotoricon happened again at Gloucester County College Rowan University at Gloucester County in Sewell, New Jersey. It’s a fun, smaller convention, and I genuinely enjoyed myself. I even took photos!

 

 

 

The Heartbreak Sylveon with his Cosplay Wrestling title

The Heartbreak Sylveon with his Cosplay Wrestling title

Kotoricon 2015 – Like a Chair to the Back of the Head

Kotoricon 2015

When it comes to anime conventions, I have experienced cons of all shapes and sizes—from the overwhelming huge cons, to the piddling little shoebox-like single room/building affairs. I don’t see a con’s size as a factor in its enjoyment one way or another; being big, for example, isn’t going to make it necessarily better than a smaller con. And a small con can have its own share of shortcomings. I suppose the point I’m trying to make is that I have the mindset of readiness regardless of what size the convention I’m going to. I’m not going to be caught off guard by anything short of—at this point—a meteor dropping on the venue.

Unless, that is, I’m given notice of a convention proportionate to its size. » Read more..

Episode #203 – Katsucon 2015… With Special Guest Snow (not Informer)!

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On tonight’s show, we’re talking Katsucon 2015! Join DJ Ranma S, Ari Rockefeller, and Avalon Cosplay as they take you through Day 0 to Day 3 of this convention! Meanwhile, Mako-chan is just enjoying all the wine since she didn’t go. And then our Open Forum Topic, we want to know what weather conditions you had to endure to get to a convention! And then in News from Japan, a man torches abandoned buildings, a woman and her ex are arrested for being buggy, and a woman knocked down, and her panties stolen?!

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Episode #202 – Countdown to More Snow? Only in New England.

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On tonight’s show, we talk about fourteen frustrating things todays anime fans will never experience, video games that would make great animes, The Attack on Titan escape game comes to New York City, Australia announces plans for live action Astro Boy, and a One Piece scavenger hunt! We then open the Skypeline and talk about what video games that would make for a great anime! And in News From Japan, man assaults a boy for laughing at him, a drug suspect escapes from police by stealing a taxi, and a fireman turns himself in to police for flashing student in October.

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Episode #201 – There’s Cold, and Then There’s COLD

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On tonight’s show, we talking about the new Digimon crests from Bandai, and they’re a bit pricey… A replica Spear of Longinus from Neon Genesis Evangelion is being sent to the moon, Lindsey Stirling covers a Vocaloid song, and it’s quite spiffy! We also tell you why you’ll never eat alone at the Pokemon Cafe. On our Open Forum Topic, we ask the age old question, what was your first cosplay? In News From Japan, we find out that an arrest made in a bike attack, a woman stabs young boys with a knife, and a man was arrested for graffiti.

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