My Ludicomix Anime Convention 2015 in Italy

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Hi! I am Dani Foca, Italian cosplayer, here to report about last week-end’s Ludicomix convention held in Empoli, Tuscany.

Ludicomix is quite a small con, and this year they decided to have it in the city center instead of choosing a defined location. So, cosplayers would walk around in the streets and could take pictures in parks and near the beautiful fountain, while in the main square there were booths selling gadgets and games, and the cosplay competition was held in a theater. The convention ticket was just 4€ for cosplayers!

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Specifically, the convention decided to organise a “photography tour” where a group of photographers and cosplayers would move together to specific locations.

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My cosplay for the first day (saturday 28th) was Jolyne from JoJo’s bizzarre adventures, in a version from the fly-high with Gucci special. I am a great fan, and found many other cosplayers from the same series!

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Also, the peculiarity of the first day was a Pokémon-themed cosplay contest. Many children took part in it, but grown-up people as well! Here is a beautiful Nine Tails gijinka:

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Also, in every single shop window, there would be something manga or comics related!! It could be small volumes, but in clothing shops they had full and beautiful costumes.

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My IMAGICON 2015

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Hello, I am Tina. I‘m one of the miccostume.com  convention reporters and would like to introduce you to some conventions I visited this year. This here is about the Imagicon 2015.

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Some words about me. I am a KIG cosplayer also doing cosplaying since 8 years. I started as a normal cosplayer but now I do KIG cosplay because I love irt so much to become an authentic manga figure. I am a great fan of the manga  “D.Gray Man” and was cosplaying  the character Lina Lee there.

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The Imagicon is a small convention at Ede in the Netherlands. It is a convention for all types of cosplay and mainly for dutch audiance because the actions were held in dutch. But even without knowing dutch you will have fun there. The visitors are up to 35% cosplayer, around 5% photographers and 60% of cosplay interested persons.

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It isn‘t a seller convention but created for cosplayer to show up in their cosplays. So the merchand zone is small but wide layered: Animes, comics, books, props like swords, graphic artists, DVDs, posters, figurine selles and so on. In general everyone will find something useful there, I guess.

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No, it wasn‘t me who did this to Lara Croft, really not. And it isn‘t necessary to beat the cosplays for getting a picture with them. All of them are really friendly, speaking english and when you ask for a picture, you can do some shots for sure without any problems.And there are professional photographers around, looking for cosplayers to shoot.

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The convention is held in a hotel and not in naked fair halls. The rooms are nicely decorated and you will feel really comfortable in this warm ambiente. The highlight of the hotel are the floors and the decoration there. There you can have a look at cool photo shootings as well.

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It was unbelievable luck to meet another KIG there. In Europe KIGs are extremely rare to find at conventions but I had the luck to meet another KIG in a partner cosplay to mine.In the background you see a little bit of the hallway I already mentioned. By the way, the little “Hatsune Miku” in the middle was my companion on this day.

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If you have the necessary time for a trip to the Netherlands I recommend you to have a closer look at the Imagicon. The prices aren’t cheap with 20€ for an adult but if you like to visit a smooth, nice and familiar and not „overloaded“ convention in a great ambiente you should go to this place.
This was my second visit at the Imagicon and I will be back a third visit for sure.

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Miccostumes Be Sponsor for Etnacomics

Today we are proud of announce that Miccostumes.com has become one of the sponsors for Etnacomics, the 4th biggest anime convention in Italy ,last year they had over 25000 people to join in.

So if you have chance to be this year’s Etnacomics, dont forget to join in their cosplay contest , Miccostumes.com has provide free costume and gift cards to the winners of the contest!

Dont forget to join in Etnacomics 14th~16th,Sep,2012!!

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Banzaicon 2012

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Title: Banzaicon 2012
Location: Sliperiet Larvik, Norway


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Description: Banzaicon is back! The theme of Banzaicon 3 in 2012 is matsuri! Important keywords for the Banzaicon weekend are lights and lanterns, panels, games and entertainment, as well as food stalls and bazaars. This is the mood will we attempt to create as we celebrate and honor Japanese and east Asian culture in true Banzaicon style!

Official Site: http://banzaicon.net/
Start Date: 2012-04-13
End Date: 2012-04-15

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