Category:  Convention Report

By Casey Covel, August 25, 2017 0 Convention Report

Being a geek has its payoffs. For example, I’ve had to become a pretty dedicated person to hang onto my geek cred—scoring 100% completion runs, exploring every installment in my favorite series, and making four-hour roundtrips to Florida’s biggest anime… Read More »

By Casey Covel, June 19, 2017 0 Convention Report

If you’re the kind of person who reaches for Pocky before KitKats, you’re going to want to mark Anime Festival Orlando (AFO) on your 2018 calendar with a pair of sparkling bishojo eyes. The yin to Florida Anime Experience’s yang,… Read More »

By Casey Covel, June 6, 2017 0 Convention Report

I’ve been attending Megacon for nearly as long as I’ve been waiting on Kingdom Hearts III to release on the PS3 PS4. And, like that elusive third installment, Megacon has seen numerous reimaginings in the last few years—changing hands and… Read More »

By Tony Smejek, June 1, 2017 1 Convention Report

Another MegaCon has come and gone this 2017 and quite frankly it seemed to run like a well oiled machine. Upon my observations, lines were organized in a fashion to direct photo op fans to their appropriate locales. Although there… Read More »

By Tony Smejek, April 21, 2017 0 Convention Report

The 2017 Star Wars Celebration event was remarkable and with it came big names to reconnect at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. This was a special commemoration celebrating 40 years of the Star Wars franchise and crowds… Read More »

By Casey Covel, March 15, 2017 0 Convention Report

Otaku culture values a lot of things–community, open-mindedness, art, pocky… But two valuables I find especially prevalent among anime aficionados are “breadth” and “depth.” Breadth is the desire to enjoy variety—that spice of life that broadens our appreciation for culture,… Read More »

By Brian Downes, December 10, 2016 0 Convention Report

Back in October, Spooky Empire died of fright when it saw the sea-monster Matthew churning past the beaches. But then the tears and chants and sacrifices of the devoted (and the staff) raised the beloved horror convention from its sodden… Read More »

By Tony Smejek, November 22, 2016 0 Convention Report

There was fun to be had at the 2016 Clermont Comic Con over at the Clermont Performing Arts Center. Tons of comic book and pop culture vendors were there to show off their wares as well as an artists alley…. Read More »

By Raisa, October 22, 2016 0 Convention Report

I am a loyal Palm Con convention-goer. I’ve gone every year and it’s always been a huge success. This year was no different. This year I went on Sunday instead of Saturday and got there fairly early in the morning,… Read More »

By Anthony, October 11, 2016 0 Convention Report

I was in San Diego for unrelated reasons when Twitchcon happened, so being the dedicated convention reporter/video game person that I am decided that I should go, not just for me but for all of you reading this as well…. Read More »

By Real Queen of Horror, September 2, 2016 1 Convention Report

Tampa Bay Screams took place on August 27th at the Clarion Inn in Tampa, Florida. Upon arrival the parking wasn’t as bad as I thought. I found a parking space right away. This was a good sign because instead of… Read More »

By Scott, August 29, 2016 0 Convention Report

The Tampa Bay Comic Con took place on August 5th thru the 7th of 2016 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa Florida. Upon arrival at the show parking was pretty scarce and it took us at least an hour… Read More »

By Casey Covel, August 4, 2016 0 Convention Report

AFO was my second-ever Con. I first attended back in 2012 with a group of good friends, now a little more drawn apart by college, life, and careers. Looking over my shoulder at the past four years I’ve spent returning… Read More »

By JDOC, July 22, 2016 0 Convention Report

GeekFest took place on March 26th and 27th of 2016. Sorry for the late review. Hi all, and as always welcome to another of my con reviews. I apologize for the delay in writing this, but personal things came up,… Read More »

By Casey Covel, June 3, 2016 0 Convention Report

I’ll admit it: last year’s Megacon experience had me worried. It wasn’t that I didn’t enjoy myself, that the staff was rude, or that I had to wade through three hours of traffic to reach a coveted parking space. Something… Read More »

By Casey Covel, March 8, 2016 0 Convention Report

Following a year focused almost exclusively on Attack on Titan, OMNI Expo returned last weekend with a new location and a lot more variety. The Scoop: What – a sci-fi, fantasy, anime, comic, gaming, and pop culture convention located in… Read More »

By Brian Downes, March 7, 2016 0 Convention Report

A few pictures from CONjure 2016, which was on March 5th and 6th at the Wyndham Orlando Resort on International Drive.