Post Nekocon Thoughts

So, with the con over, & no panels for AUSA since I done goofed, gonna be still super f’ing busy 😣😣😣

With no panels for AUSA,  that means I can focus on: updating the site, catching up on making posts to my FB page, working on a boatload of cosplays, planning other events, & general going crazy doing ALL THE THINGS. I already began the process but I’m slowly updating different pages on this site, but I’ll be sure to make a blog post whenever I add  resource materials for a particular con/panels.

Anyway, just giving this quick update. Next post I’ll be making is for the sole purpose of having somewhere to hour my poll for what monster girl cosplay I should do for a group for Katsucon 2018 & another basic one going over my Nekocon experience.

Till then I’ll be busy doing too much in general 😧
Note: featured image logo of Nekocon by their artists. I take no credit for the artwork, just using it as an image for this post.

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Back From the (Mostly) Dead Update Post

So, I know it’s been forever since I posted & I’m several cons behind for posting resources, etc. To be specific, these are the cons I’ve hit up in my impromptu hiatus & the panels I’ve hosted:

  • AnimeNEXT
    • Final Fantasy: Love It or Hate It, They Still Have All Your $$ – Friday – Panel 311 – 8:30 PM
    • Defaming the Sacred!: Critical Looks At Popular & Classic Anime – Friday – Panel 319 – 10:45 PM – 12:45a
    • The State of the Anime Community: Past, Present, & Future – Saturday – Panel 319 – 10:45 PM – 12:15a
    • Figures to the Max! – Sunday – Panel 311 – 1:30 PM – 2:45p
  • Otakon
    • Fate Universe: I Am the Bone of My Panel… – Fri. 8/11, 10:15-11:15a, Panel 6 (WEWCC 149)
  • Anime Weekend Atlanta
    • Yurei, Yokai, & School Girls – Fri., 9/29 ~ 11:45a-1:15p, CGC 103
    • Guropoid: Recounting Grotesque & WTF?! Vocaloid Videos (18+) – Fri., 9/29 ~ 9:30p-10:30p, CGC 103
    • Diamonds in the Rough: Videogame Edition (side order of J-RPGs) – Sat., 9/30 ~ 2:45p-4:15p, CGC 106
    • Let’s Go to ‘The World’: A Panel About the .Hack Games – Sat., 9/30 ~ 9:30p-10:30p
    • Final Fantasy: Love It or Hate It, They Still Have All Your $$ – Sun., 10/1 ~ 12:45-1:45p, CGC 106
    • Figures to the Max! – Sun., 10/1 ~ 2-3p, Williams E
  • Nekocon
    • Sit Down, STFU, & Play This J-RPG (Deluxe Edition) – Fri, 8:30-10pm, Panel 4

    • Final Fantasy: Love It or Hate It, They Still Have All Your $$$ – Sat, 10:30-11:30pm, Panel 4

So, that being said, I know I owe peeps material for my recent set of AWA panels, since I have Nekocon this weekend, I won’t have time to do the updates until afterwards, so please be patient with me but it’s gonna happen ^.^;

AB 2017 Panel Times

Here are the panels + panel times for all my stuff for AB…

  • JJBA (Friend’s panel; I’m a co-panelist)
    • Friday, 3/31 10a – 11a, Hynes Panel Room C
  • Let’s Go to ‘The World’: A Panel About the .Hack Games
    • Friday, 3/31 4:30p – 6:00p, Hynes Panel 207
  • Defaming the Sacred!: Critiques on Popular Anime
    • Friday, 3/31 8:00p – 10:00p, Hynes Panel 206
  • Yurei, Yokai, & School Girls
    • Friday, 3/31 10:30p – midnight, Hynes Panel 306
  • Diamonds in the Rough: Videogame Edition (side order of J-RPGs)
    • Saturday, 4/1 1:30p – 3:30p, Hynes Panel 206
  • Have You Seen This Anime? Reminisce & Recommend
    • Saturday, 4/1 10:30p – midnight, Hynes Panel 207
  • Fate Universe: I Am the bone of My Panel…
    • Sunday, 4/2 12:30p – 2:30p, Hynes Panel 310

 

Also, cosplay line-up…

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  • (top row, left to right)
    • Mariah (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure [JJBA]), Adam (Nier: Automata), Jonathan Joestar (JJBA), Aizen, 2nd form (Bleach)
  • (bottom row, left to right)
    • Joseph Joestar (JJBA) & Dio (Virtue’s Last Reward)

I forgot I was supposed to be cosplaying something from Fate due to my Fate panel, but I have enough stuff to cosplay as it is ^.^;

Anyway, hope to see you there 😀

MASSIVE MOFO SITE UPDATE~! (worthy of all the caps)

So, just had a huge update across the site of multiple pages.  They are:

With this massive update, all the resources, lists of panels, cons coming up, etc. is now up-to-date~!  Additionally, I’ve created a new page (that’s still a work-in-progress) for keeping track of all my new costumes over the years:

New Cosplays Per Year

Last year I had a whopping 24 new costumes (holy f’ing sheezus) & I hope I don’t kill myself the same way this year as I did last year.  Like, seriously, I had 3 new ones for Anime Boston alone X/ (Sinbad from Magi, Pride! Rin from the 7 Deadly Sins Vocaloid series, & Rajaion from Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn/Path of Radiance; nvm that I remade Dio’s coat ~.~)

Speaking of Anime Boston, got some panels for you!

  • Yurei, Yokai, & School Girls
  • Let’s Go to ‘The World’: A Panel About the .Hack Games
  • Defaming the Sacred!: Critiques on Popular Anime
  • Have You Seen This Anime? Reminisce & Recommend
  • Diamonds in the Rough: Videogame Edition (side order of J-RPGs)
  • Co-paneling on my friend’s JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure panel

Super excited for this year’s panel selection as I am every year, but especially hype to be helping my friend w/ her JJBA panel…hence why I’m going to have a JJBA cosplay theme ^.^  Even more hyped that I decided to sacrifice myself to the Aztec Fitness gods & cosplay Ultimate Lifeform Kars. Hype doesn’t even come close to describe how excited I am for this cosplay.

Lastly, finally got around to calculating everything for last year; 24 new costumes & 16 cons total (mostly due to moonlighting in the Roadshow team for AUSA)…I’m already up to 12 planned for 2017…f*ck me (@.@)

No Ohayocon for 2017

​So, only got 1 panel accepted for Ohayocon (despite having 4 the previous year which all did fairly well), so not going. No real heartbreak, esp. since that means I can prep more for Mag, less $$$ to spend, & don’t have to worry about a long drive.
Honestly, this super works out for me b/c I was about to drop it anyway for the same reasons, so yaaaay to convenience 😅

AUSA 2016 Line Up Change

Some small changes to my AUSA line up:


Swapping out Dark Sakura for a secret Type Moon cosplay for the shoot (hint: they wear a skirt >.>;) & doing Amakusa’s 2nd form over his 3rd form since it’s way easier.
Other than that, everything else is a go ^.^

So, How’ve You Been?

Another update post.  Brace yourselves, there’s about a million things I’m mentioning in this post >.>;

To start, as the briefest con review/report I’ve ever had, Otakon 2016 was great.  Had a lot of fun being a cosplay wh*re & being in/running about 6 shoots; granted, had to swap out 2 cosplays, Atrum Galliasta (Fate: UBW) instead of 3rd form Amakusa (Fate/Grand Order) & Pride! Rin (Vocaloid) instead of  Prince Akio (Utena).  I still had my Type Moon shoot, so Atrum was worn there, & Rin was worn for a Vocaloid shoot.

Still plan to do both.  Akio’s definitely going to be brought out for Ota next year, since my friend will also hopefully have Anthy done, & I plan to have Amakusa done for AUSA 2016, since I have a Type Moon related panel (& also want to run a Type Moon shoot there as well).   Also, as a reminder, I post all my cosplay related stuff to my Facebook page, so if you want to keep up with all my cosplay stuff, definitely give my page a like.

Besides cosplay stuff, had an awesome time hanging out with friends & making new ones.  The only thing negative I have to say is that Ota 2017 is totes going to be a clusterf**k.  Based off the Q&A they had going over all the things planned for the DC move, which was an awesome idea for a panel btw, there’s still a lot of things not really hammered out for a move that’s going to be, you know, next year -_-  Hopefully all the problems that will come up during next year will knock that chip off their shoulder ~,~

Besides that, just as an FYI, finally started JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, so now I have Kars as my BG on random things…deal with it XD  Kars & Dio are my favs from the series (idc I’m only on part 3, I know there still going to be up there/top tier), so I’m just going to have them all over my social medium.  Needless to say, want to cosplay both.  Dio is relatively easy, Kars I fortunately found a version of him where I don’t need to be fit af to pull off, so I’m super hype about that XD  Don’t know when I’m going to cosplay either, Ota 2017 at the latest, but I’m def gonna make it happen.

Panel stuff…

AWA, got one accepted…of course it was Bleach (which recently ended & ZOMG WTF that “ending” even DX).  Here are the deets (just gonna copy/paste from the e-mail):

Bleach: Shunpou Edition Friday, September 30, 2016 Room: CGC 106 7:00pm 8:00pm

So, be there or be square or whatever >.>

AUSA I have these 2:

  • But What Is “Evil”? Morality & Ethics in the Fate Universe
  • Guropoid: Recounting Grotesque & WTF?! Vocaloid Videos

I still have 2 waitlisted & some I submitted for Thursday programming, but we’ll see.  I’m just excited to have the ones I do.  Gonna be hella fun times.  Also, since I’m Type Moon trash, I plan to host a photoshoot.  Just waiting to hear about the time/date for my panels so I can plan the shoot accordingly.

Also, speaking of shoots, don’t forget all the shoots I’m hosting for AWA~!  I’ll have a Bleach, Vocaloid, Zero Escape, & Type Moon one.  I already have a post with all the deets & corresponding event pages, so make sure to view that if interested.

So far, probably cosplaying these bros for AWA…

So, if you read the captions; i.e., read the freakin’ captions, not planning to do all of them, just some are definites, others are maybes, others still are either/or, like Shin Natsume/Kaito Wanijima.  Ashera, Kratos, & Riviera/Charlone are all things I’m bringing mainly b/c of my friend/roommate who also likes to cosplay JRPG stuff, & this is one of the few cons we’re both attending.  All the shoot cosplays are definites.  Quite frankly, only making the one new costume to save $$$ & sanity b/c I need to start saving like crazy for NYCC & to work on some other cosplay stuff that needs to be done by the end of this year to be ready for cons at the beginning of next year (MAGfest & Katsu respectively).

Just as an FYI, don’t forget to submit your panels to Katsucon.  You can do so by going here & the reimbursement policy is listed here.  The deadline is Friday, Sept. 9th, so get submitting~!

Due to needing to pre-register before I could submit a panel, decided to go with Sangawa Project over Derpycon for my PA/NJ con.  Already submitted panels, just waiting for the deadline to hit & then hear the final decision.  I had 2 accepted last year but ultimately decided not to go, this year I’ll be going w/ some friends.  I’ll be rooming & traveling w/ the same ppl., so it won’t be as much of a headache/won’t have to worry about plane tickets.

Poll results for my MAGfest 2017 cosplay *drum roll*…One won (GD puns) by a landslide.  I still plan to do Terumi at a later date with a friend, but otherwise I will be making this precious princess for MAGfest 2017.  I have another friend who’s super into the series & has done Three before, so super hype XD  Hopefully I can lasso some others to potentially have all the sisters, keeping my fingers crossed ^.^

One, Drakengard 3

One, Drakengard 3

Speaking of way too many GD cons close together (or is it cosplans???), since I plan to do Ichibancon this year/2017 as well as MAGfest & possibly Ohayocon again (Ichi & Ohayo contingent upon panel acceptance), these are the 3 main cosplays I need to have done before the year ends:

I can’t start during October b/c I’ll be getting a crapton of stuff done for NYCC, AUSA (main one), & probably Nekocon at this point, so I’ll only have November & a little of December to hammer everything out, w/ a little more time to work on Clow since I need him for Katsu.  Fun times working on cosplay (@,@).  Also, since Nekocon is pretty much happening at this point, might as well submit some panels ~.~  Will be tabling for a con, which means a lot of costs will be covered (hotel & badge), so this becomes a helluva lot more affordable & a guaranteed situation where I won’t have to worry about finding a room/filling a room, which is my main problem w/ both of the VA cons I’ve been to.

 

That’s about it for this massive update on wtf I’ve been up to & planning.  Again, probably going to be another gap of time where I’m MIA, but as usual, if you check my Facebook page, Twitter, or Instagram (occasionally), you will see more updates on what I’ve been up to. Ciao…for now (GD rhyming) ^.^

Massive Site Update

So, just had a massive update to the pages listed below:

So, all those that have seen any of my panels at: Anime Mid-Atlantic 2015, Nekocon 2015, Ohayocon 2016, Katsucon 2016, MAGfest 2016, & finally Anime Boston 2016, I’ve finally added all the related PDFs & resources for all the appropriate panels.

Panels presented during those cons were…

…& if you go to the ‘Panel Resources‘ page you’ll find a PDF w/ the rest of the relating resources. Thanks for everyone’s patience waiting for these resources & like I always mention, if you have feedback on any panel of mine, please let me know.  I can’t improve jack s*** if I don’t know I need to improve anything.  I’m a one woman show, there’s only so much I can catch on my own.

Anyway, now I’m off to present motto panels to motto cons >.>;