Tag Archive for masquerade

Episode 68 – Lost Episode of ALA

Here’s our second lost episode, this time about Anime Los Angeles. Not much talk about the convention itself due to Dennis self hosting the parts that aren’t the masquerade interviews, which were a real joy to record. Thanks to everyone who volunteered to speak with us! Episode 68 is a go! Read more

Play

Episode 67 – Lost Episode of PMX & CAScon

Look at that! We’ve unearthed this relic from the past. It’s a Cosplay Jam episode starring Kate, Dennis, and Eve talking about Veteran’s Day weekend 2014 conventions of PMX and CASCon. Won’t you listen? Won’t you? What if we told you Clark Gregg was in it? Well, he is…in an anecdote from Dennis. Episode 67 is a go! Read more

Play

Episode 65 – Cospla Bonita

On this episode, Dennis and Kate ask Diana about her trip to Nan Desu Kan last month, and we try to keep the Casa Bonita talk to a minimum. No promises. After that, our friend Ed joins in to talk about the US premiere of Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno from the LA Eigafest. And also, we go into the simulcast world premiere of the first two episodes of Fate/Stay Night [Unlimited Blade Works] by UFOTable, the direct sequel to Fate/Zero. Read more

Play

Episode 64 – Dragon Con Redemption

Yup, that image is the Marriott lobby on a given night at Dragon Con. It’s SK Cosplay’s second time going and reporting, and it’s one doozy of an episode. Joined by Diana, we go over how it’s both similar and different to SDCC, along with all the crazy cosplay we got to see. Hope you enjoy the episode and the pictures. Episode 64 is a go! Read more

Play

Episode 61 – AX-hausted

It’s a jam-packed episode about Anime Expo! As we enter our third year of podcasting, we reflect on what made this year’s AX one of the best ones we’ve attended in years. Kate and Dennis are joined by Diana and talk at length about Kill la Kill and One Piece having a major presence at this con, and we do get to go over a bit of Sailor Moon, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, the Bang Zoom open auditions, and just tons more. So hope you didn’t get sunburnt, because we don’t want you to relive those Line Con memories. Episode 61 is a go! Read more

Play

Episode 60 – Art, Performance, Fanime

On this episode, Francis of our own Suupaa Kaizoku Cosplay joins in to talk about his experience at this year’s Fanime Artist Alley. We also have an interview with Ben (e1n) on his second to last anime convention artist alley appearance, and he shares some advice for this looking to get into it. And lastly, Garrett comes around to not only give his thoughts on Fanime and the masquerade, but also to help interview two masquerade contestants Bro-Sis Cosplay and Tematime Cosplay. Episode 60 is a go! Read more

Play

Episode 59 – Punching Sharks and Being Ninja

Sorry for the delay! Due to summer conventions, the podcast episodes have taken longer to edit. But fret not, here’s part 1 of our two part Fanime coverage along with a bonus Anime North coverage with special guest Vartan Sharkpuncher! He’s a veteran cosplayer who’s hosted panels, judged masquerades, and invited as a cosplay guest of honor. Joining Vartan are regulars Dennis and Kate plus Aaron and Eve. So let’s get to know him, and see whether Fanime has redeemed itself from last year’s disappointing outing. Episode 59 is a go! Read more

Play

Episode 58 – Always Room for Green Jello

On this episode of Cosplay Jam, we are proud to have World Cosplay Summit 2014 Team USA Green Jello Cosplay joining Dennis, Kate, and Eve. We’ll talk about Anime Central, competing in WCS over the years, tips for those interested in trying out, and of course, getting to know them. We’ve also got a little bit of food talk, the Sailor Moon license rescue, and hopes for what lies ahead in Japan. Episode 58 is a go! Read more

Play

Episode 55 – ALA Green Room Chat

February was a surprisingly busy month, and we didn’t even attend any conventions! We’ve got some cosplay and convention news from both US coasts. And Kate and Dennis finally have the interviews from this year’s ALA to present. Unfortunately, due to learning some new tech, half of the interviews were corrupted and unusable. Apologies to those that were interviewed yet are not on this episode. Hopefully, we’ll get to do more in the future. Episode 55 is a go! Read more

Play

Episode 54 – Don’t Lose Your Way

Our first recording of 2014, and it’s a doozy. On this episode, Kate and Dennis are joined by Caitlin and Julia of We’re Not Twins Cosplay to discuss all things Anime Los Angeles. Since everyone on this episode is a staff member, there is some biased opinion going around, but you can still get their impressions of the attendees and all the activities held at the convention. And in case you missed it, head past the jump to go to our Tiger & Bunny cosplay contest. Episode 54 is a go! Read more

Play