My First Cosplay

Sunday, 31 October 2010, 8:00 | Author : Kricket
Category : Learn about Cosplay

I remember when my older brother first started watching Japanese cartoons.  He and his friend would turn on Sailor Moon and spend the entire episode mocking its every element.  Of course, I was sitting there with them and following my brother’s lead.  It would take me a few months to realize, however, that I actually […]

Anime Synopsis: Shinryaku! Ika Musume

Thursday, 28 October 2010, 8:00 | Author : Ludovico
Category : Newly Released Anime

English Title: Invasion!  Squid Girl For generations, humanity has abused the seas and oceans, with little thought to the creatures living within.  Now, Squid Girl has emerged from the depths of the sea, ready to conquer humanity for its insolence.  Unfortunately for her, the task is far, far more difficult than she had anticipated (she’s […]

Anime Synopsis: Otome Yokai Zakuro

Friday, 22 October 2010, 8:01 | Author : Ludovico
Category : Newly Released Anime

During the Meiji era, humans and spirits coexist in an uneasy peace.

Fall 2010 Anime Recommendations

Friday, 22 October 2010, 8:00 | Author : Ludovico
Category : Newly Released Anime

With this latest batch of anime previews, we celebrate our first full year of Anime Recommendations!  Four seasons, twelve shows, and lots of quality! Of note this season is an abundance of sequel series.  Most shows last only a single season, since they’re generally based on a pre-existing manga storyline.  The original season attempts to […]

Can There Be Only One?

Friday, 15 October 2010, 8:00 | Author : Kricket
Category : Learn about Cosplay

Back when Fanime was a small convention, located in the Santa Clara Convention Center, I crossplayed a character from Slayers, a series which was fairly popular for its time.  Amitie, Janet, and I completed a full group of Filia, Lina Inverse, and Zelgadis respectively.  It was our first official cosplay attempt and we were very […]

Costumes on Haight

Thursday, 7 October 2010, 8:00 | Author : Kricket
Category : Learn about Cosplay

Ever since I accepted the makeup artist position at California’s Great America, I’ve been running low on Ben Nye makeup.  Rather than ordering the makeup online, I decided to search for local retailers in San Francisco that might have a good selection.  When I visited Costumes on Haight, I noticed these felt wigs on one […]