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Press Release: JAMScon Gets New Name and a 2011 Date

[28 Jun 2010 | by | Comments Off]

JAMScon, formerly known as the UNCC JAMS Spring EXPO/UNCC JAMS EXPO, would proudly like to announce it’s new name. Also we would like to annouce that JAMScon will be March 19th, 2011! The location has been determined and we will be hosting the convention at University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s Student Union.

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Press Release: Anime Expo Announces AX Idol 2010 Hosts and Judges

[28 Jun 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Anime Expo is pleased to announce today the AX Idol 2010 participating hosts and judges for the event’s 8th season. Anime Expo, North America’s largest anime and manga convention, is scheduled for July 1 – 4, 2010, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. AX Idol will be held at the Nokia Plaza L.A. Live concert stage on July 3, at 4:00 p.m.

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Press Release: Production I.G.’s Nekomataya, Composer Hiroki Kikuta, and Singer/Songwriter Shihori to Collaborate on Otakon Opening Animation

[25 Jun 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Baltimore, MD (June 24, 2010) – Otakon 2010 will open with an original animated short, produced by Production I.G., as well as an original theme song, composed by Hiroki Kikuta. Once again featuring Otakon’s mascots, Hiroko-chan and Hiroshi-kun, this year’s project will showcase the convention’s focus on music.

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Three Rivers Con – A One Day Tennessee Gaming Convention

[24 Jun 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Not everyone can make it out to Origins this weekend (one of the biggest gaming conventions in the United States). If you’d still like to get your game on at a convention this weekend, check out Three Rivers Con, a one day gaming con in Knoxville, Tennessee. It is being held June 26, 2010 at Fountainhead College.

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Fandom Convention Weapon Policies: What You Need to Know

[23 Jun 2010 | by | 3 Comments]

For me personally, one of the most creative and fun aspects of costuming involves accessorizing. For many costumes, the most important accessory is the weaponry. Whether you’re going to a fandom convention as Cloud from Final Fantasy, or Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean, the weapon can make or break the costume. However, more and more conventions seem to be cracking down on rules concerning weapons, even if they are simply made from foam and cardboard.