Anime Synopsis: House of Five Leaves

Thursday, 29 April 2010, 12:00 | Author : Ludovico
Category : Newly Released Anime

Akitsu and Yaichi are two men who have run into some difficulties with their jobs.  Akitsu is a wandering samurai who is too timid for the bodyguard work he’s trying to get, and Yaichi is a kidnapper in need of some extra muscle.  When Akitsu learns of his potential employer’s specialty, he tries to get […]

Anime Synopsis: Arakawa Under the Bridge

Tuesday, 27 April 2010, 12:15 | Author : Ludovico
Category : Newly Released Anime

As a promising corporate heir, Ichiyamina Kou has never taken any help from anyone his entire life.  His parents taught him from infancy to never accept a debt, and he lives strictly according to that principle.  So when a young homeless woman saves him from drowning in a freak accident, he resolves to pay her […]

Spring 2010 Anime Recommendations

Tuesday, 27 April 2010, 12:00 | Author : Ludovico
Category : Newly Released Anime

A new season is currently airing on Japanese television, and we have sampled all the new shows to bring you another set of recommendations!  In an ideal world, this would be an exciting and enjoyable job, sampling all the new shows to bring you the best of the best, but unfortunately we don’t live in […]

Why Should You Wear a Wig?

Thursday, 22 April 2010, 11:00 | Author : Kricket
Category : Learn about Cosplay

There are many reasons for a cosplayer to use their natural hair instead of a wig.  Some cosplayers might enjoy styling and coloring their hair.  Others might worry about their budget and consider wigs too expensive. But even with these considerations, there is still a significant drawback to using natural human hair; it is rarely […]

Taking it Serious

Tuesday, 20 April 2010, 10:00 | Author : Kricket
Category : Learn about Cosplay

As a costume fanatic, I enjoy forcing my friends to wear costumes they would never imagine themselves wearing.  As such, I took on the challenge of convincing my husband, Brian, to cosplay an extremely effeminate male (aka bishonen) from Mahou Tsukai Tai.  The plan was that Brian would cosplay an openly gay male character, Aburatsubo, and I would cosplay the girl who had a secret […]

WonderCon 2010

Tuesday, 6 April 2010, 10:00 | Author : Kricket
Category : Convention Reports

I’ve come to the dim realization that I’m not going to attend Comic-Con this year.  Six months before the convention, registration was sold-out and I’m guessing the hotels are sold out by now as well.  Only with prior planning and conscious effort can I attend the ever-so-popular San Diego convention.  Due to my anticipated lack […]

Attracting Attention

Thursday, 1 April 2010, 10:00 | Author : Janet
Category : Learn about Cosplay

One of the most horrific cosplay costumes I have ever witnessed was worn by an overweight man dressed in a leotard and a cheap blonde wig.  Despite his lack of sex appeal, I would watch him with gross fascination as he strode through the crowds.  He was attempting to cosplay the famous character Serena from […]