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ColossalCon East 2017 Gallery by Adam Etheridge, Saturday Part 1

Posted September 24, 2017 by Rodney Brown

It’s time for the first of two Saturday galleries from Adam Etheridge at ColossalCon East. Saturday was the only day I spent any time in the water park, but Adam was there most of the weekend, getting these excellent photos of outstanding cosplayers. Unlike me, Adam was smart enough to bring swim trunks and water shoes. Adam shot […]

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ColossalCon East 2017 Gallery by FPS, Saturday Part 3

Posted September 21, 2017 by Rodney Brown

In this last of three galleries from Saturday at ColossalCon East is my one set of photos taken in the water park. The wonderful Jenevieve Devereaux Cosplay was more than willing to be my first ever water park cosplay subject and I learned a valuable lesson. When the loud buzzer/horn noise goes off, it isn’t an escalator […]

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ColossalCon East 2017 Gallery by FPS, Saturday Part 2

Posted September 20, 2017 by Rodney Brown

As I mentioned before, the Kalahari resort is enormous. In addition to meaning you will be doing a lot of walking at ColossalCon East, it means there are plenty of indoor locations for photos aside from the giant water park. The game arcade, for example, is quite a bit larger than the one in Sandusky, Ohio […]

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ColossalCon East 2017 Gallery by FPS, Saturday Part 1

Posted September 19, 2017 by Rodney Brown

I got to the Kalahari for ColossalCon East pretty early on Saturday in hopes of finding a parking space not out in the hinterlands, and lucked out with one a few rows from the front entrance to the convention center. Of course, that meant chilling out in the hotel lobby for a couple of hours before I […]

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ColossalCon East 2017 Gallery by Adam Etheridge, Friday Part 1

Posted September 16, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Our Pennsylvania-based stalwart Adam Etheridge was also at ColossalCon East, and where I was spending most of the time at the Kalahari in the resort, Adam spent the bulk of his time in the water park. That means his galleries from the con will have many more bathing suit versions of cosplays than mine did. We start […]

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ColossalCon East 2017 Gallery by FPS, Friday Part 2

Posted September 15, 2017 by Rodney Brown

My first full day at the first ever ColossalCon East was busy, even though I didn’t get there until 2:30 in the afternoon. The registration was where most of the convention activity was, in the convention center, and as I mentioned in the last post, the Kalahari in the Poconos is enormous. I wound up stationing myself […]

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J1-Con 2017 Cosplay Gallery by Adam Etheridge

Posted September 12, 2017 by Rodney Brown

This our second year covering  J1-Con, a two-day anime-focused convention held this year at the 2300 Arena (most famously known as the ECW Arena) in Philadelphia. The name comes from the parent organization, J1 Studios, which is a site that reports on anime and all kinds of geekery. Among the cosplayers in this set are The Chemical Crew, […]

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Dragon Con 2017 Saturday Cosplay Gallery 3 by Bentpic5

Posted September 11, 2017 by Bentpic5

The third and last of three galleries from Saturday at Dragon Con taken by Bentpic5 encompass the evening, when the partying at Dragon Con reaches its peak. Luckily I avoided any of the very late criminal stupidity of dropping bottles from upper floors into the atrium. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Miss Sinister Cosplay, Jacey Julep, Yaya Han, Brandon the […]

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Dragon Con 2017 Saturday Cosplay Gallery 2 by Bentpic5

Posted September 10, 2017 by Bentpic5

Here is the second of three galleries from Saturday at Dragon Con taken by Bentpic5. These shots were mostly taken after the very popular parade, which has hundreds, maybe thousands, of cosplayers marching in the late summer Atlanta heat. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the images, you will see the Forward and Back navigation arrows above the […]

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Dragon Con 2017 Saturday Cosplay Gallery 1 by Bentpic5

Posted September 9, 2017 by Bentpic5

We now move on to the first of three galleries from Saturday at Dragon Con taken by Bentpic5! Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the images, you will see the Forward and Back navigation arrows above the image, in case you want to scroll faster than the preset. And to see the entire gallery as thumbnails, click on […]

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Dragon Con 2017 Friday Cosplay Gallery 3 by Bentpic5

Posted September 7, 2017 by Bentpic5

We are now up to the third and final cosplay gallery of photos taken Friday by Bentpic5 from Dragon Con 2017. Stay tuned for more from him from Saturday and Sunday, as well as more galleries from Wonderllama Photography. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Rebellion Barbie Cosplay, and many more. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the […]

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Dragon Con 2017 Friday Cosplay Gallery 2 by Bentpic5

Posted September 6, 2017 by Bentpic5

Here is the second cosplay gallery from Friday at Dragon Con by Bentpic5. Friday is often nearly as busy a day for cosplay in the convention as Saturday, since the parade is Saturday morning, and. That, and the fact that the partying has only had one night to take effect, means things get started earlier. Cosplayers in this […]

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Dragon Con 2017 Friday Cosplay Gallery 1 by Bentpic5

Posted September 5, 2017 by Bentpic5

Friday at Dragon Con drew in an energetic crowd like usual. While the crowds aren’t as crazy as Saturday, it did bring a vast variety of attendees and cosplayers. Here is my second Dragon Con 2017 cosplay gallery, covering a snippet of the amazing costumes and attendees you can catch while at the Atlanta-based convention. Whether it be […]

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PopCult Anime Con 2017 Gallery, Sunday

Posted September 1, 2017 by Rodney Brown

It should come as no surprise that Sunday at PopCult Anime Con 2017 was quieter than Saturday, Still I managed to get a sizable gallery of photos of the cosplayers in attendance. Included in this gallery are White Fang Cosplay, LenaKali Cosplay?, Momochi Cosplays, Clillith cosplay, Miss Nayroby’s Cosplays, Moonie Warrior Cosplay, Lunar Phoenix Cosplay, Karestat Cosplay, Platinum Princess Cosplay, Kitteninstrings Cosplay, Lucsol Cosplay, and many […]

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Death Note Movie Writes Its Own Obituary

Posted August 31, 2017 by Byron D. Zero

Adaptations are a fickle force to dabble with; you take an established idea and try to see how you can make it your own. Sometimes you get lucky and give a successful idea your own flavor, like with the Tom Cruise movie Edge of Tomorrow which is an adaptation of the manga All You Need […]

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PopCult Anime Con 2017 Gallery, Saturday Part 2

Posted August 30, 2017 by Rodney Brown

The second gallery from PopCult Anime Con 2017 was taken in the hours leading up to the masquerade — hosted by the outstanding Princess Gigglesnort and Teragram Cosplay — yet I still managed to get photos of enough excellent cosplayers to fill a second gallery. Also, in my last post I forgot to mention other guests including CiaoBirdie Cosplay, Doppoganga, By The […]

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PopCult Anime Con 2017 Gallery, Saturday Part 1

Posted August 29, 2017 by Rodney Brown

In its second year, PopCult Anime Con was noticeably larger, as evidenced by the fact that I have double the number of galleries from Saturday as I did last year. Once again the con was held at the Sheraton Framingham, which has one of my favorite walls against which to shoot. Guests this year were Kitteninstrings Cosplay, a […]

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AnimeNEXT 2017 Cosplay Gallery, Saturday Part 2

Posted June 26, 2017 by Rodney Brown

We have more than 100 images of awesome cosplayers in the second of two galleries from Saturday at AnimeNEXT 2017. Adam Etheridge again went back to one of his favorite cons, held at the Atlantic City Convention Center since 2016. Among the cosplayers in this set are Dani Grace Cosplay, Galactic Edge Cosplay, Wicked Lady Cosplay, Misa Lynn CLP, […]

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AnimeNEXT 2017 Cosplay Gallery, Saturday Part 1

Posted June 25, 2017 by Rodney Brown

The second day of AnimeNEXT 2017 brought Adam Etheridge back to the Atlantic City Convention Center, the home to the convention since 2016, when it moved from its long-time home in Somerset, NJ. Cosplayers in this first of two galleries from Saturday include Flowithit Cosplay, Dina Dear Cosplay, Patricia Dawn cosplay, Ezerath Designs, and many others. Photo […]

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AnimeNEXT 2017 Cosplay Gallery, Friday Part 2

Posted June 24, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Our second gallery by Adam Etheridge from AnimeNEXT includes cosplayers Ichigei Cosplay, Miu Squared, and many more. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the images, you will see the Forward and Back navigation arrows above the image, in case you want to scroll faster than the preset. And to see the entire gallery as thumbnails, click on the […]

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AnimeNEXT 2017 Cosplay Gallery, Friday Part 1

Posted June 23, 2017 by Rodney Brown

By all accounts, AnimeNEXT has grown quite a bit in its second year at the Atlantic City Convention Center. In 2016 the convention moved from its previous home in Somerset, NJ, to the land of the Boardwalk Empire. As he has for years, our Mid-Atlantic man on the scene Adam Etheridge went for us and brought back […]

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Misty at the Beach with Aemiliaaaaaa

Posted May 31, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Sunday morning was cool but beautiful during our free photo shoot week-long event on Cape Cod at the Southfleet Motor Inn to promote the Cosplay And Photography Expo. While we had Aemiliaaaaaaa out at Indian Neck Beach to shoot a video with KIA Cosplay, I took advantage of some planning and blocking time to get some shots. Stay tuned to our […]

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MomoCon 2017 Cosplay Gallery 1 by Bentpic5

Posted May 29, 2017 by Bentpic5

MomoCon 2017 was held this Memorial Day weekend at the Georgia World Congress Center in downtown Atlanta. This was MomoCon’s third year at the GWCC and it’s third year running as a four-day convention. If you went last year and compared the exhibit halls, you could see right away how much more games, guests, and […]

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Swimsuit Asuka From Evangelion by Chocobobutt

Posted May 27, 2017 by Rodney Brown

While it was warm enough to shoot at the outside pool earlier in the day (see the set of Aemiliaaaaaa as Misty) Saturday evening it was best to shoot at the indoor pool at the Southfleet Motor Inn. I drove Chocobobutt back from the beach shoot to the inn that was the main base of our free […]

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Zenkaikon 2017 Cosplay Gallery by KBV Photography, Part 2

Posted May 14, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Our convention veteran KBV Photography returned to Lancaster, Penn., to cover Zenkaikon this year, and brought us enough shots for two galleries of the excellent cosplayers showing off their work. As Kiera noted in her write-up of the convention last year, Zenkaikon has grown into a three-day event, with representation from fandoms as diverse as Harry Potter and American superhero […]

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Zenkaikon 2017 Cosplay Gallery by KBV Photography, Part 1

Posted May 13, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Returning to Lancaster, Penn., to cover Zenkaikon this year was convention veteran KBV Photography who brought us enough shots for two galleries of the excellent cosplayers showing off their work. As Kiera noted in her write-up of the convention last year, Zenkaikon has grown into a three-day event, with representation from fandoms as diverse as Harry Potter and American superhero […]

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BishounenCon Brought Love of Boys’ Love to Northeast

Posted April 24, 2017 by Christina Sciorilli

There have been many new cons sprouting up this year all over the East Coast but there was none that I was more excited for than BishounenCon. Coming from the same hosts of YaoiCon which is a three day con in California, BishounenCon is a brother convention that was held on March 3-5 in Warwick, […]

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Anime Boston 2017 Sunday Gallery, Part 3

Posted April 14, 2017 by Rodney Brown

The galleries from Anime Boston 2017 come to a close with this last of three sets from Sunday. The convention made some very smart and helpful changes that not only completely corrected the problems from the then-new security issues of 2016, but made the potential overcrowding from the poor weather that kept people inside from becoming […]

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Anime Boston 2017 Sunday Gallery, Part 2

Posted April 13, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Things got off to a slow start on Sunday at Anime Boston 2017, which is like any other good-sized con with an attached hotel. I have no accurate statistics on how many of the people in this gallery were hung over, but there may be a reason why many of them are cosplaying grumpy characters. 🙂 […]

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Anime Boston 2017 Sunday Gallery, Part 1

Posted April 12, 2017 by Rodney Brown

It’s time to start the last day of galleries from Anime Boston 2017 with the first of three from Sunday. It was the best day as far as weather goes of all of them, but still not a great one to shoot outside. In this gallery from our table promoting our Cosplay And Photography Expo are cosplayers […]

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Anime Boston 2017 Saturday Gallery, Part 4

Posted April 11, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Time to round out the Saturday galleries from Anime Boston 2017 with the last of four. With the Masquerade going on right after the Dealers closed, things slowed down a lot in the last few hours, But I still shot some amazing cosplayers. Among those cosplayers are Everyone’s Hero Cosplay, Aemiliaaaaaa, Thatch Cosplay, Lady Cels, GeezAlize Cosplay, Chris […]

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Anime Boston 2017 Saturday Gallery, Part 3

Posted April 10, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Cosplay galleries from the very busy and fun Saturday at Anime Boston 2017 continue with this third of four. Having our table promoting our Cosplay And Photography Expo directly across from the main entrance to the Dealers Room was very helpful. In this gallery are cosplayers Everyone’s Hero Cosplay, Kozaryby Cosplay, Lola Noir Cosplay, Mini Mal Cosplay, alaurelflower, […]

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Anime Boston 2017 Saturday Gallery, Part 2

Posted April 9, 2017 by Rodney Brown

The second Saturday gallery from Anime Boston 2017 includes cosplayers Moonie Warrior Cosplay, ShiroiOji Cosplay, Thatch Cosplay, Scarlet Ketchup, Dollilicious, Azumii, Impostor Cosplay, Bombeii Cosplay and Photography, Chocobobutt, Wonderllama Photography, West Street Studios, Dusty Cosplay, Miss Nayroby’s Cosplays, Sarah Rae Cosplay, Yserahime, LenaKali Cosplay?, Lyte-tech Cosplay, Em Mae Cosplay, Jackie-chan Cosplay, ATK PWR, Human Sushi Cosplay, Mandycake Cosplay, J. Warford, and quite a few more. Photo gallery tips: Once […]

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Anime Boston 2017 Saturday Gallery, Part 1

Posted April 7, 2017 by Rodney Brown

We got enough photo content out of Saturday of Anime Boston 2017 to do five galleries, but it also can squeeze into four and just make it under our self-imposed limit of 130 images per gallery. So four it is. In this gallery you’ll find cosplayers Natalie Fuinha Cosplay, Firefrost Cosplay, Cosplay 213, Cosplay Dad, West Street […]

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Anime Boston 2017 Friday Gallery, Part 4

Posted April 6, 2017 by Rodney Brown

We’ve reached the last of four galleries from Friday of Anime Boston 2017. This gallery is extra cool in that it features two different pairs of cosplayers as the cartoon versions of musical guests Puffy AmiYumi — both of which came to the Cosplay And Photography Expo table within an hour of each other. First was […]

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Anime Boston 2017 Friday Gallery, Part 3

Posted April 5, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Continuing with Friday galleries from Anime Boston 2017 you get a great sense of the variety of types of fandoms that people cosplayed from, even at a clearly anime-focused convention. There is even the second of two cosplays inspired by music videos from the band My Chemical Romance. What are the odds? In this gallery are […]

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Anime Boston 2017 Friday Gallery, Part 2

Posted April 4, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Friday at Anime Boston 2017 was as busy as any Friday in previous years, despite the ever-worsening weather. If there was any hiccup for us, it was that those of us with tables in Con Row outside the Dealers Room had to wait for our actual tables. The relocated Coat Check station had taken them all. […]

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Anime Boston 2017 Friday Gallery, Part 1

Posted April 3, 2017 by Rodney Brown

The weather gods continued to have it in for Spring conventions in Boston, as freezing rain, snow and sleet pelted the Hynes Convention Center during much of Anime Boston 2017. At least it wasn’t as bitterly cold as attendees of PAX East 2017 had to suffer under just three weekends prior. That didn’t stop the […]

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Katsucon 2017 Cosplay Gallery by The Portrait Dude, Part 2

Posted March 13, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Before we get to the gaming craziness that was PAX East 2017, we continue with the second set from Katsucon taken by Wes, The Portrait Dude. We’ve featured his photos from Ohayocon and ColossalCon in the past, and were very excited to hear he was going to Katsucon this year. This set is made up of enhanced […]

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Katsucon 2017 Cosplay Gallery by The Portrait Dude, Part 1

Posted March 8, 2017 by Rodney Brown

New to our team at Katsucon this year was Wes, The Portrait Dude. We’ve featured his photos from Ohayocon and ColossalCon in the past, and were very excited to hear he was going to Katsucon this year. This set is made up of enhanced hall shots that Wes calls “Turbo Shoots” — basically pick-up shoots of interested […]

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Anime LA 2017 QotD: What to Know Before Dating a Cosplayer

Posted February 13, 2017 by Chantal Eyong

Anime Los Angeles is a smaller but active anime convention on the West Coast. It is based in the Ontario Convention Center and Radisson Ontario Airport. That’s Ontario, Calif., not the one north of the US border. This was Nerd Caliber‘s first time at Anime LA. According to the site AnimeCons, attendance at Anime LA for 2016 was […]

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Anime Los Angeles 2017 Cosplay Showcase Video

Posted February 13, 2017 by Chantal Eyong

This was the first year we were able to get a team to Anime Los Angeles, a smaller but active anime convention on the West Coast. Out of that I got two videos, this cosplay showcase and a second one with a Question of the Day, asked by Nerd Caliber team member Brianne Glover. Anime LA […]

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Kami-Con 2017 Cosplay Gallery by Bentpic5

Posted January 30, 2017 by Bentpic5

This past Saturday, I was able to attend Kami-Con. For those who might not know, Kami-Con is a 3-day convention that celebrates Japanese culture, geek culture, anime and manga, cosplay, tabletop and video gaming, and much more. It was their 9th year running, with it being the 5th year held at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex located in […]

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Summer in Winter: Haikyuu Beach Cosplay!

Posted December 9, 2016 by Rodney Brown

What do you do if you are barely over five feet tall, a natural redhead, and have an abiding love for the volleyball anime Haikyuu? You make a swimsuit genderbent version of main character Hinata of course. That is, if you are cosplayer Jiro-sensei. I returned to the beautiful beach along the Nahant causeway for this […]

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Summer in Winter: Yang Beach Cosplay!

Posted December 1, 2016 by Rodney Brown

The meteorologists on TV tell me that Dec. 1 is the start of “meteorological Winter,” so even though it is unseasonably warm here in Massachusetts, why not beat the cold that will inevitably come with a return to the sizzling series from last year, Summer Heat, in the form of a Yang beach cosplay? In […]

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Last Sunday AAC 2016 Cosplay Gallery

Posted November 10, 2016 by Rodney Brown

The last Sunday AAC 2016 cosplay gallery marks the end of our photo coverage of Another Anime Convention. AAC asked us to set up a studio this year like we do for conventions like Granite State Comic Con, Boston Comic Con and others. This was so the convention could have a record of all entrants into […]

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First Sunday AAC 2016 Cosplay Gallery

Posted November 9, 2016 by Rodney Brown

It has been too long between galleries, but we now get back to coverage of Another Anime Convention with the first Sunday AAC 2016 cosplay gallery. AAC asked us to set up a studio this year like we do for conventions like Granite State Comic Con, Boston Comic Con and others. This was so the convention could […]

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Fourth Saturday AAC 2016 Cosplay Gallery

Posted October 28, 2016 by Rodney Brown

This is the fourth Saturday AAC 2016 cosplay gallery from Another Anime Convention, held a couple weekends ago in Manchester, NH., and the last from the day. AAC, as it is known, asked us to set up a studio this year like we do for conventions like Granite State Comic Con, Boston Comic Con and others. This was […]

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Third Saturday AAC 2016 Cosplay Gallery

Posted October 26, 2016 by Rodney Brown

We are now up to the third Saturday AAC 2016 cosplay gallery from Another Anime Convention, held a couple weekends ago in Manchester, NH. AAC, as it is known, asked us to set up a studio this year like we do for conventions like Granite State Comic Con, Boston Comic Con and others. This was so the […]

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Second Saturday AAC 2016 Cosplay Gallery

Posted October 25, 2016 by Rodney Brown

We continue with coverage from Another Anime Convention, held a couple weekends ago in Manchester, NH., with the second Saturday AAC 2016 cosplay gallery of four. AAC, as it is known, asked us to set up a studio this year like we do for conventions like Granite State Comic Con, Boston Comic Con and others. This […]

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