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Otakon 2010 Photos

by Eric Kociecki

Friday, September 3, 2010

Here's the collection of photos that we took at Otakon 2010. This year they have been split into two groups:

The first group are entirely Clamp characters. These were mostly pictures taken during the Clamp photoshoots that we attended. These shoots were a blast and we met a bunch of other people who also love Clamp! We also saw some great Clamp cosplayers that were not at the photoshoots, but we included any pictures we took of them in this album as well.

The second group are all of the other pictures that we took at the convention. Congratulations to everyone on their cosplays and for making Otakon so much fun!

Sakura, Mokona, Syaoran, Kurogane, and Fai cosplayers from Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicles

Part of the Clamp photoshoot: the five (including Mokona) main characters from Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicles

ACen 2010 Recap - Part 3

by Eric Kociecki

Monday, May 24, 2010

The first thing I did after getting to the con was … get my picture taken. I didn’t even manage to make it past the lobby before being stopped for the first time. I have a relatively popular cosplay, so this happens frequently. My favorite part of conventions is walking around and seeing the many cosplayers. I spend most of my day at a con taking pictures and getting my picture taken. I love cosplaying.

A large group of Gurren Lagann cosplayers at ACen 2010

Not me, but this Gurren Lagann group was hanging out by the entrance.

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This is the first of a short series of articles recapping this year's ACen 2010. As usual there were a ton of great cosplayers. I've collected a few of my favorites here on Ending B (see more after the jump). The full collection is viewable over on my Picasa Web Album here: picasaweb.com/eric.kociecki/ACen2010.

A group of Cowboy Bebop cosplayers from ACen 2010

Cowboy Bebop still has a pretty strong presence at cons

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Acen 2010

by Eric Kociecki

Thursday, May 13, 2010

We're packing up and heading off to Acen right NOW! Expect pictures and updates here throughout the weekend! (unless we don't have internet)

Things I Love, Things I Hate

by Eric Kociecki

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Things I love: Love.
Things I hate: monthly fees to play games.
Things that put the above in perspective: Eskil's rants.
Things that were released today: Love

A screenshot from the game Love.  This is an outdoor scene showing grass, rock outcroppings, some players, and the games impressionist art style.

This game has held me captivated sine I first saw it about two years ago

The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya

by Eric Kociecki

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Where did she go, you ask? Well right on over to Japanese theaters, that's where! The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya opened in Japanese theaters on February 6th and has been doing pretty well as far as anime movies go. This is a full-length movie clocking in at just over 2 hours and 40 minutes in length and as far as I know that's all original footage (no Endless Eight shenanigans). No word yet on a US release.

Screenshot of Yuki Nagato spattered with blood and staring at her hands from The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya movie

Yuki is shocked that I just learned about this movie today

Ohayocon Day 2 Snapshot

by Eric Kociecki

Saturday, February 6, 2010

I know this is exactly one week late, but I wanted to let everyone know that I am working on a larger Ohayocon summary post that will be up in the next week or two. Until then, enjoy these pictures that I was in the process of posting last Sunday morning while waiting for people to wake up for Ohayocon.

A group of Silent Hill cosplayers in an action pose at Ohayocon 2010

Watch out behind you!

UPDATE: Most of the pics are posted here: http://picasaweb.google.com/eric.kociecki/Ohayocon2010. This is my first time using Picasa's Web Albums, so please use the comments here if you have any issues with viewing the pictures.

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Ohayocon 2010 Day One

by Eric Kociecki

Saturday, January 30, 2010

One day down and I'm awake nice and early getting ready for the second day. Not much to say about Friday, but we had a lot of fun. Met some new people, saw some old friends, took pictures of complete strangers, and chatted with all. Click for more more cosplay pictures after the jump.

Two cosplayers at Ohayocon 2010 posing, Toadette and and unknown character

My first photo of the con

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Ohayocon 2010

by Eric Kociecki

Saturday, January 23, 2010

C-C-C-C-C-COMBO BREAKER! That was close! Our most prolific author, Craig, was one post away from owning the entire front page.

A stick figure drawing of a rope climbers rope snapping

Back on topic ... Ohayocon is one week away! It's time to break out your costumes, brush up on your Nipponese, and ride the nearest cat bus to downtown Columbus. The Ending B crew will be there in force partaking of the usual anime and Japanese-inspired activities.

Usually in these pre-con posts I advertise for our friend Kim's Artist Alley table, but this year she won't be there. Instead I'm gonna highly recommend that everyone check out three panels hosted by the friendly folks from Borderline Hikikomori. The first panel is a Soul Eater fan panel. The other two panels are about creating and running an anime blog. You can check out their schedule for these panels at their site.

Hope to see lots of people there for another great convention!

Yeah Toast!

by Eric Kociecki

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Random Ending B related trivia for the day:

The most common search term that leads people to our site is "toast." Link below the picture to read more about this oddity.

A picture of toast

The original "Test Toast"

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