Squats, Klance, and Rubber Duckies: Adventures at Katsucon

I survived my first con! You know how they say people get serious ink fever after getting their first tattoo? That's the feeling I have now that Katsucon is over. I can't wait to get to the next one (which is only in a few months!). Katsucon was an incredible experience, and I'm so glad … Continue reading Squats, Klance, and Rubber Duckies: Adventures at Katsucon

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Cosplay Tutorial: Spiking Wigs Upwards

As a rookie cosplayer, I rely heavily on tutorials to help me build my cosplays. It’s very easy to find tutorials on how to make wigs stand up and look spiky in general, and there are plenty more tutorials for specific characters. I, however, picked a character with a fairly complicated hairstyle, and virtually no … Continue reading Cosplay Tutorial: Spiking Wigs Upwards

Review: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

"Don't even bother with Fullmetal. Just watch Brotherhood." That's the consensus my friends came to while recommending a new anime for me to watch. So, I sat down with my cup of tea and dove in. Full metal Alchemist: Brotherhood tells the story of two brothers, Edward and Alphonse Elric, who tried using a science-based magic system to … Continue reading Review: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

Another Anime Commentary: Yuri On Ice

I've managed to jump from watching teenagers in a post-apocalyptic world kill giant monsters that eat them, to flamboyant, male figure skaters with the most beautiful soundtrack to ever exist. If you're a little confused, read my last post. Wow. I was not prepared for Yuri!!! on Ice. I was prepared for a show about … Continue reading Another Anime Commentary: Yuri On Ice

First Impressions of the Wonderful World of Anime

I have some exciting news-- I'm going to a con! No, I won't be donning a black ski mask and stealing diamonds. I mean a con where people of all ages and all fandoms come together at a convention center. I'm talking about a comic-con, and it will be my first one.  This one is centered … Continue reading First Impressions of the Wonderful World of Anime