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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


Episode 63 – Southwest Two-Step

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Just because Dragon Con is so big doesn’t mean that there are other conventions not looking into. Aaron and Eve join Dennis and Kate to share their experiences with the first year Anime California and the just hitting their stride Saboten Con respectively. Though, one had a better time at the convention compared to the other. We talk about a con-goer’s struggle, fun skit ideas, and even toss in a little Eurobeat. Episode 63 is a go! Read more


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


Episode 38 – Flowers and the World

It’s one of those extra long episodes as Kate and Dennis go over both World Cosplay Summit at Anime Matsuri and Sakura-Con with the help of Diana, Eve, and Chika. We’ve got stories and experiences with both conventions, including how to survive when restaurants are closed, camaraderie through friendly competition, working with American Cosplay Paradise and Funimation at a con, and much much more! And congratulations to Cupcake Cosplay, our US representatives for WCS 2013! Episode 38 is a go! Read more


Episode 29 – There & Back Again

Cosplay Jam Album CoverIt’s the holiday season and that means one thing: lots of traveling. But for transporting cosplay, that can also be a recipe for disaster. We’ll go over some tips and tricks to make sure both your cosplay and your sanity stay intact on your trip back home. There’s also a lot of random photos this episode, so if you have the AAC fee, hope you enjoy! Join hosts Dennis & Kate as they’re joined by Diana and Eve as we talk about road trips, flights, Anime Mexicali, and Anime Revolution. And with a hint of WCS Preliminary fun! Episode 30 is a go!

0:00:00 Introduction
0:02:00 Cosplay News
0:04:43 Have Cosplay, Will Travel
0:17:00 Pros & Cons of the Road
0:30:05 You Can Fly, You Can Fly, You Can Fly
0:47:20 You Can Go Internationally
1:06:48 What One Con Would You Like to Visit?
1:12:45 Business Time

A Digital Greeting Card From the Mountains to the Tropics – http://youtu.be/8_6z9A_eeJc

We’ll see you at our next convention – Anime Los Angeles

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Episode 11 – Alpha & Bejitaballs

So have you gotten your digital manga on? On today’s episode, we have returning special guest Diana, along with Mike, who are both part of Bejitaballs Cosplay. We’ll go over the Shonen Jump Alpha launch party sponsored by Viz Media and AC Paradise, and the merits of actually subscribing to this wonderful service. Plus photos from the event itself, courtesy of Imari and Jason@i360’s galleries on AC Paradise. Then, Diana and Mike give us an in-depth look at their prep for Katsucon and the World Cosplay Summit competition. Lots of photos! Lots of cosplayers! And a whole lot of fun! Sorry about the mic change, but stick around til the very end for something fun. Episode 11 is a go! (and damn those helicopters)

00:00:00 Introduction
00:00:55 Shonen Jump Alpha launches
00:04:15 The Wonders of Technology
00:09:21 Bonuses and Future Thinking
00:11:10 Party Party, Join Us Join Us
00:12:05 Reborn!
00:12:28 ACP Galleries and One Piece
00:13:10 Bakuman
00:13:33 Prizes and Food
00:14:47 Son Goku
00:15:16 Super Saiyan Goku
00:15:30 Kon (Wayne)
00:16:32 Naruto
00:16:45 Great Turnout
00:17:20 Luffy checks out SJA
00:18:25 Misaki (as the alpha symbol)
00:20:05 Nura Rikuo
00:21:25 Chopper Backpack
00:23:13 Bejitaballs and World Cosplay Summit
00:25:59 Differences from a Convention Masquerade
00:29:23 Previous Years’ Competition
00:31:55 Competitive Spirit
00:35:21 Gains Beyond the Competition
00:37:04 Appreciation for the Other Teams
00:38:28 Business Time

Diana (binkx) on AC Paradise – http://www.acparadise.com/loves/binkx
Mike (badman) on AC Experience – http://www.acparadise.com/ace/display.php?a=81197
Bejitaballs in WCS Prelims – http://on.fb.me/yKRvhH
Shonen Jump Alpha Launch Gallery on Facebook – http://on.fb.me/xxDdB9

And a special thank you to @StrawHatPirate9 (on Twitter) for keeping me sane during the launch event along with taking photos. All photos provided by Imari & Jason@i360 courtesy of AC Paradise and Viz Media.