The largest nerd convention in the Nutmeg State is ConnectiCon, held each year at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. In the past few years the convention has been transitioning from being mainly an anime-focused event to a more general pop culture one like Super MegaFest in Massachusetts or Rhode Island Comic Con in Providence. […]
Today is Embrace Your Geekiness Day (seriously, Google it). Since most of my fellow geeks geek out over multiple fandoms, I thought it would be appropriate to do a small gallery of some of my favorite mashups — the combining of two worlds of fandom or pop culture into one awesome pun or inside joke. […]
If you are going to do a gijinka (humanized or anthropomorphic for those not up on Japanese cosplay terms) version of Ampharos from Pokemon, doing it in the style of the movie Burlesque is a great choice. That is what Jess from Jaycee Cosplay did at ConnectiCon in July, and our photo editor, Kiera from […]
Couldn’t get enough cosplay goodness from the Saturday gallery of photos from this year’s ConnectiCon? Then you are in luck, because here we have the Sunday photos. While the number is less than half that of Saturday’s gallery, the quality is still top notch.
The old guard convention in Hartford, Conn., is ConnectiCon, an anime-heavy general nerd interest convention held at the Connecticut Convention Center, right on the edge of the Connecticut River. While ConnectiCon is experiencing the pains of being a convention more than a decade old, it still manages to draw some of the most talented cosplayers in […]
In the last few months, I have met so many hardcore fans of League of Legends where they express their love for their game and the characters through costume creation. One such person is cosplayer Danielle Beaulieu, who created a wonderful Wildfire Zyra cosplay at Anime Boston 2013, and at ConnectiCut 2013 created her interpretation of […]
Len Cosplay is a very talented and energetic cosplayer and Youtuber from the state of Maine. At ConnectiCon 2013, we had an amazing opportunity to interview Len Cosplay not just once, but twice! Once in her Dark Pit cosplay (from the Kid Icarus video game series) and Rukia from the Bleach anime/manga series. Together with […]
There were many amazing cosplayers at ConnectiCon 2013. There we met an awesome Tyrion Lannister cosplayer from the popular Game of Thrones series. Interview conducted by Elyssa B.
Check out Kiera Vallone’s amazing gallery of photos from the ConnectiCon 2012. Included in this pictorial is some Masquerade pictures, The Cosplay Dating game, around the convention center and much more! [nggallery id=112]
This is your chance to find out some great tips of how to create cosplays of some fun characters from Disney’s Beauty and The Beast. Shauna Leva, MetaCosplay and friends has created these amazing costumes of Gaston, Belle and “The Silly Girls” (aka The Bimbettes). Shauna Leva did a great interview with her team on […]
Check out these amazing pictures by John Riley of Red Zebra Photography of cosplayers at ConnectiCon 2012! [nggallery id=109]
There were a lot of great entries at the 2012 ConnectiCon Masquerade, but the skit that won Best Overall Performance was “Mario Party Bash.” Check out our interview with these cosplayers and the award winning skit! Interview by Shauna Leva.
We have for you some great videos and pictures of Human Sushi Cosplay’s emulating the fashion of the anime series Fushigi Yûgi (Yuugi). At ConnectiCon 2012, they won 1st Place Adult Advanced for their skit “Fushig-e-Harmony.” In our first video, we interview Human Sushi Cosplay about how they recreated the characters Nuriko, Miaka Yuki and Tasuki, from their dresses […]
ConnectiCon 2012, the biggest anime convention in Connecticut, has one again left us too quickly. I had a great time meeting old friends and new cosplayers. There were a lot of changes this year, the biggest being moving the Artist Alley to the first floor next to the food court. Overall, I would say that […]
Here is the latest collection of pictures from our photographer Kiera Vallone and the theme is her encounters with the cosplayers of Connecticon 2011. Sure we have other pictures of Connecticon 2011, but Kiera Vallone’s perspective, skills and style is too unique for you to ignore. We had a great time at Connecticon 2011 and […]
Currently, we are still working on our review of Connecticon 2011 (including Kiera Vallone’s awesome collection of photographs), but until that grand moment arrives, have fun and check out our second and last picture collection of the amazing cosplayers! If you want to see the first set, click here! Pictures by the anime maniacs Team […]
Currently, we are working on our review of Connecticon 2011 (including Kiera Vallone’s awesome collection of photographs), but until that grand moment arrives, have fun and check out our first picture collection of the amazing cosplayers! Pictures by Team Awesome. [nggallery id=9]
Connecticut’s most awesome anime convention has come and gone once again, but do not fear! Today, I bring you our awesome coverage of some of the amazing cosplay displayed at the convention. Shauna Leva and the Team Awesome crew roamed around the con, dodging wild pokemon, to bring you their footage of cosplayer interviews. How […]
Did you miss Connecticon 2010 or do you want to relieve the fun times you had at the con? Check out Nerd Caliber’s review of our experience there and see why you should start planning for Connecticon 2011!
By Kiera Vallone ConnectiCon truly lives up to its’ tagline of “Everything but the kitchen sink!” While a relatively small convention, the convention packs in a variety of programming for all types of nerd/geek/etc. Part of what draws me to the convention every year are the Main Events. The staff members are all friendly and […]
Yesterday, I posted pictures taken of male cosplayers at Connecticon 2010. Today, I’m here to show you the women cosplayers. There are varieties shown; from anime to steampunk influences. Tomorrow, I will post pictures of groups of cosplayers together and other fascinating things at Connecticon. Let us know what you think of these costumes. Enjoy!
Congratulations to Chaobunny12, winner of the Connecticon 2010 FMV contest. This is her second win in the row for Best in Show. She uses the song I’ll Make A Man Out Of You from the Disney movie Mulan and uses clips from Avatar: The Last Airbender. You can see the winning video below. To see […]
Footage and review of Connecticon 2010 will be up sooner than later, but until then, check out some of the pictures we took of male cosplayers that attended the event. Tomorrow I will post the women cosplayers of Connecticon. Let us know what you think of the costumes. Enjoy!