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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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First Saturday AAC 2016 Cosplay Gallery

Posted October 24, 2016 by Rodney Brown

Before we get to the rest of the Saturday galleries from New York Comic Con, we will have the galleries from Another Anime Convention, held a couple weekends ago in Manchester, NH. We start with the first Saturday AAC 2016 cosplay gallery of four — OK, technically some from Friday to start off with, before we […]

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Anime Weekend Atlanta 2016: AWA Cosplay Gallery 2

Posted October 11, 2016 by Bentpic5

There were a ton of people and a ton of cosplays from noon Thursday until 6 p.m. Sunday at Anime Weekend Atlanta, which returned to the Galleria Convention Center late last month. I wasn’t able to catch them all for photos but I sure caught a bunch, some in this AWA Cosplay Gallery 2 and […]

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Anime Weekend Atlanta 2016 Cosplay Gallery 1

Posted October 10, 2016 by Bentpic5

The end of Summer and start of Fall is crunch time for most Atlanta cosplayers, with two large cons falling within a month of each other. Late last month was Anime Weekend Atlanta, which returned to the Galleria Convention Center. This was a big year for the con, with a reported 28,781 unique attendees over the […]

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Second J1-Con Cosplay Gallery From Philly Anime Con

Posted October 1, 2016 by Rodney Brown

Our second J1-Con cosplay gallery comes from the two-day convention held at the Dome in Philadelphia, focused on all things anime. The name comes from the parent organization, J1 Studios, which is a site that reports on anime and all kinds of geekery. In this gallery are cosplayers LadyJ_Cosplay, LaineyCat Cosplay, Trixal, Galactic Edge Cosplay, Mae Claire, Taago […]

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Jackie-chan Cosplay CAPE Beach Free Shoot Day

Posted September 20, 2016 by Rodney Brown

Rin from Love Live! gets the beach treatment in this Jackie-chan Cosplay CAPE swimsuit shoot, the fourth set from our Cosplay And Photography Expo Beach Free Shoot Day, held on Labor Day Weekend. We invited cosplayers and photographers to join us on Plum Island, which starts in Newburyport, Mass., and is so long it passes through two more towns […]

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Bunny Moon Cosplay CAPE Beach Free Shoot Day

Posted September 14, 2016 by Rodney Brown

While many of our fans and team members were otherwise occupied over Labor Day weekend at cons like DragonCon or Baltimore Comic Con, we decided to hold an event for the New England cosplayers who couldn’t make it to those cons or the handful or others. Since there was no Cosplay And Photography Expo this […]

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First Ever PopCult Anime Con Cosplay Gallery

Posted September 1, 2016 by Rodney Brown

A couple of weekends ago, the Sheraton Framingham played host to a brand new convention, PopCult Anime Con. Prior to the convention, we interviewed the founder and con chair, Hemlock Inyx, in the second of our irregular series New Con Smell, in which we profile a first-year convention. PopCult Anime Con drew on local cosplayers and artists, such as Lady […]

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Thunderbolt Fantasy Is Pure Anime Puppet Pleasure

Posted July 9, 2016 by Rodney Brown

I have a confession to make — I’m old. In fact I’m old enough to remember watching the now classic puppet sci-fi adventure series Thunderbirds when it first aired here in the U.S. in 1968. That show, created by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson in the U.K. in 1964, influenced everything from Ultraman in Japan to […]

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Saturday Set From AnimeNEXT 2016, Adam’s Part 2

Posted June 24, 2016 by Rodney Brown

The second Saturday set from AnimeNEXT 2016 by Adam Etheridge is the last from the New Jersey convention that this year jumped form its long-time home of Somerset to the Atlantic City Convention Center in Atlantic City. In this gallery you’ll find cosplayers LinRei Cosplay, Moono Pls, Steamed Eggs, Ninachuu Cosplay, Misa Lynn CLP, Ichigei Cosplay, ManaKnight […]

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Adam’s AnimeNEXT Saturday Set, Part 1

Posted June 23, 2016 by Rodney Brown

Third gallery from 2016 AnimeNEXT by Adam Etheridge is the first of a pair from Saturday of cosplayers photographed at the new home of the convention, Atlantic City. AnimeNEXT moved to the Atlantic City Convention Center this year, after years in Somerset, NJ. Shown in the first of Adam’s AnimeNEXT Saturday galleries are cosplayers RachniQueen, Sister Senshi, Bunnie Doll, […]

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AnimeNEXT Friday Shots Part 2, Adam Etheridge

Posted June 22, 2016 by Rodney Brown

We present the second gallery from 2016 AnimeNEXT Friday by Adam Etheridge. The images of cosplayers were taken at the new home of the convention, Atlantic City, after years in Somerset, NJ. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Angel Fox, SweetDoom, Rose and Fi Cosplay, ManaKnight Cosplay, Sakuraharunogirl and others. And check out Adam’s […]

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Friday AnimeNEXT 2016 Gallery, Adam Etheridge!

Posted June 21, 2016 by Rodney Brown

Our man in the Mid-Atlantic area, Adam Etheridge, is back from E3 and that means we get to start his galleries from AnimeNEXT, held a couple weekends ago in Atlantic City. The is the first year for AnimeNEXT in its new home of the Atlantic City Convention Center, after moving from the Garden State Exhibit Center in Somerset. In […]

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Sunday AnimeNEXT Cosplay Pics By Caroline Belge!

Posted June 19, 2016 by Rodney Brown

We round out our photo galleries by our newest team member, Caroline Belge Photography, with Sunday from AnimeNEXT, held at the Atlantic City Convention Center last weekend in Atlantic City, NJ. This is Caroline’s first convention covered for us here at Nerd Caliber and please check out her very first gallery, from Friday, and the one from Saturday as well. In […]

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Saturday AnimeNEXT Gallery From Caroline Belge!

Posted June 16, 2016 by Rodney Brown

The second gallery by Caroline Belge Photography from AnimeNEXT is of the cosplays on display on Saturday at the Atlantic City Convention Center last weekend in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Caroline is new to us here at Nerd Caliber and please check out her very first gallery, from Friday. In this Saturday AnimeNEXT gallery are cosplayers Ninachuu Cosplay, Princess Chris Cosplay, Moono […]

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2016 AnimeNEXT Gallery One From New Photographer!

Posted June 15, 2016 by Rodney Brown

While our usual Mid-Atlantic photo powerhouse Adam Etheridge is out at E3 it will be a few days before we get his shots from last weekend’s AnimeNEXT in New Jersey. Don’t fret, though, as we have a trio of sets from a brand new (to us, that is) photographer Caroline Belge Photography! First up is […]

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Final MomoCon Cosplay Gallery From 2016 by Bentpic5!

Posted June 3, 2016 by Bentpic5

Usually when talking about cosplays at a convention, the best is saved for Saturday. Can’t say we saved the best for last but you’d might think otherwise after checking out this awesome gallery — the final MomoCon cosplay gallery from the 2016 con by Bentpic5. To see the first MomoCon gallery of cosplay at the con held at […]

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Fourth Gallery of MomoCon Cosplay From 2016 by Bentpic5!

Posted June 2, 2016 by Bentpic5

We’re back at it again with another gallery of MomoCon cosplay, shot by Bentpic5. We will run out of photos eventually, until then, enjoy these great cosplayers who attended MomoCon 2016, held for the second year in its new home at the Georgia World Congress Center in downtown Atlanta over Memorial Day weekend. To see the […]

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2016 MomoCon Gallery of Cosplay Part 3 by Bentpic5!

Posted June 1, 2016 by Bentpic5

Another day means another gallery with even more photos from MomoCon 2016. Here is the third photo gallery of cosplays from MomoCon 2016 by Bentpic5. It features more than 90 photos of amazing cosplays worn through out the weekend by outstanding cosplayers. Hope you aren’t tired of our coverage on cosplays because we have even more to come. […]

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MomoCon 2016 Cosplay Gallery Part 1 by Bentpic5!

Posted May 30, 2016 by Bentpic5

MomoCon 2016 was held this past weekend at the Georgia World Congress Center in downtown Atlanta. This was Momocon’s second year at the GWCC and it’s second year running as a 4-day convention. If you got a chance to walk around, you could see right away how much they packed even more games, guests, and […]

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Anime Fan Fest 2016 Cosplay Gallery, Part 2

Posted May 13, 2016 by Rodney Brown

The convention Anime Fan Fest was held at the Garden State Exhibit Center in New Jersey this past weekend, and we had our photographer Adam Etheridge there to capture images of the excellent cosplayers. This is the second of two galleries from that convention. Cosplayers in this gallery include Vegas PG Cosplay, Becka Noel, Ani-Mia, Bellatrix Aiden, Rose […]

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An Open Letter To Writers: Please Stop Being Lazy

Posted May 6, 2016 by Rodney Brown

Before I get into the lengthy letter itself, let me address the reader. Going forward there will be seriously large spoilers for the anime Ajin, the Fox TV series Gotham and the movie Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, in that order. I have to go into detail to explain how the writing was so […]

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CPAC 2016 Photos By Cantera Image

Posted April 28, 2016 by Rodney Brown

We will take a break from the craziness that is PAX East to stop by one of the other nerd events going on that same weekend, the Castle Point Anime Convention, held at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ, right across the Hudson from Manhattan. Manny of Cantera Image hit CPAC for us, gathering […]

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Anime Boston 2016 Gallery By Myratheon Cosplay

Posted April 14, 2016 by Rodney Brown

The last cosplay gallery of hall shots taken at Anime Boston 2016 comes from our new team member Myratheon Cosplay, in her newest role as cosplay photographer (in addition to cosplayer and commission costumer). While I was working our table at which we were promoting our upcoming convention the Cosplay And Photography Expo. Maya was out shooting cosplayers including Moonie Warrior Cosplay, Araikin […]

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Anime Boston 2016 Gallery By Crash: The Photos

Posted April 12, 2016 by Rodney Brown

We now have the cosplay gallery of hall shots at taken various locations around Anime Boston by our team member  Crash: The Photos. Among those locations is our table at which we were promoting our upcoming convention the Cosplay And Photography Expo. Here you can find cosplayers including Sparrow’s Song Entertainment. Chocobutt, Brandon the Shapeshifter, and Dancing Fool Cosplay, among others. […]

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