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MechaCon X – Formal Ball Photo Gallery

MechaCon X – Formal Ball Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery from MechaCon X’s Formal Ball in New Orleans, Louisiana

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The Recession is Over, and You Should Thank the Fangirls Part 2

The Recession is Over, and You Should Thank the Fangirls Part 2

It’s also easy to say we should thank the male fans who bought Dragonball Z fifteen times over and buy the premium boob-shaped box sets of harem series, but I don’t believe they were enough on their own to stem the tide of the industry’s downturn, and they certainly weren’t the only viable sustaining customers in the companies’ minds. And this holds true both for North America AND Japan.

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The Recession is Over, and You Should Thank the Fangirls Part 1

The Recession is Over, and You Should Thank the Fangirls Part 1

2014 has been an immensely landmark year for the North American anime industry, particularly as of May 16th, when Viz announced the streaming and home video rights to Sailor Moon. To get a better glimpse of how and why this is a big deal, we need to take a look at where we were a decade ago.

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Cosplayer Spotlight #28: Envel Cosplay

Cosplayer Spotlight #28: Envel Cosplay

Hello, my name is Jo! I work full-time as a floor manager for JoAnn: Fabrics and Crafts. Among the things I love are sewing, general crafting, wig-styling, designing, prop-building, and makeup (not necessarily always in that order!). If it’s creating garments, jewelry, or just big messes, I love it!

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Cosplayer Spotlight #25: Green Jello Cosplay

Cosplayer Spotlight #25: Green Jello Cosplay

Green Jello Cosplay was chosen as the Wild Card Team at Nan Desu Kan to represent the Eastern region of The United States at the 2014 U.S. World Cosplay Summit Finals at Anime Central 2014. Green Jello Cosplay is comprised of two Utah Cosplayers Elrowiel and Pannon.

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