Two First Convention Tips of High Importance

When I went to Anime North for the first time I was not as prepared as I should have been. I got a really bad sunburn and nearly dehydrated myself. In my excitement, I did not realize that these were certain things I should have thought of before donning my cosplay and taking on the convention. I hope these tips…

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Convention Etiquette

You’ve got your cosplay, you’ve chosen your convention but did you know there are some unwritten rules for convention going? A convention etiquette if you will. I know that some of these rules will seem obvious, but you’d be surprised at how they can be easily broken. These are just as important to new convention-goers as they are experienced ones.…

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Choosing Your First Convention

You’ve decided you want to go to a convention, but you don’t know which one to go to first.  That’s okay, if you’re new to the scene choosing a convention can be a scary thing.  As I mentioned, my first convention was Anime North. I found out by word of mouth of its existence.  From there the world opened and…

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Welcome to Cassplay!

Did you know the first “cosplay” was done in 1939? The first ever sci-fi convention was the World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon for short) in New York in 1939.  While cosplay has become mainstream it has a long history.  Even the term “cosplay” has been around longer than you think. With that in mind, I’m sure you’re wondering who I am and why…

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