Zenkaikon 2019: Mental Health

Last year, we had the pleasure of meeting Nicole Spickerman of Corgi Cosplay. Nicole is a huge mental health advocate who dresses up her service dog, Kiba, in cosplay. This year, we were ecstatic to hear that she was coming back to Zenkaikon 2019. This year, Nicole did a panel called Fandom Saved my LifeContinue reading “Zenkaikon 2019: Mental Health”

Zenkaikon 2019: FOOD

Unfortunately, we didn’t do much by way of food this year, but what we did was absolutely amazing. Annie Bailey’s Irish Pub On day one, we had dinner at Annie Bailey’s Irish Pub. Our experience here last year was phenomenal, so we decided to go back with Corgi Cosplay. This year, we waited over anContinue reading “Zenkaikon 2019: FOOD”

Zenkaikon 2019: Cosplay Burlesque

For the second year in a row, I’ve had the absolute pleasure to attend Cosplay Burlesque’s show at Zenkaikon in Lancaster, PA. I had first heard about Cosplay Burlesque three years ago, after Crymson went to their show and interviewed them at Zenkaikon 2017. I was excited to hear they were coming back so thatContinue reading “Zenkaikon 2019: Cosplay Burlesque”

Zenkaikon 2019: The Experience

Those of you who know me know that I’m fairly new to the convention scene. My first convention was just two years ago. It was TooManyGames 2017, a small gaming convention in Oaks, PA. After that, I went big at PAX East 2018 and completely overwhelmed myself. Zenkaikon 2018 was my 3rd convention and itContinue reading “Zenkaikon 2019: The Experience”

Zenkaikon 2018: FOOD

If there’s one thing I’m pretty sure I know well, it’s food. The weekend of Zenkaikon 2018, I was able to try several restaurants in the Lancaster, PA area. From Asian restaurants to cafes to Irish Pubs, we ate very well during Zenkaikon 2018. Here are my thoughts on the food: 1. Issei Noodles CrymsonContinue reading “Zenkaikon 2018: FOOD”

Cons!

PAX Unplugged 2019 – December 6-8 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Crymson Pleasure and Vanri The Rogue attended PAXU as press. We met many amazing game developers and content creators. Dralacon 2019 – July 12-14 in Fort Wayne, Indiana Crymson Pleasure, Vanri the Rogue and Oresan Fells attended. They sat on panels, networked and made a tonContinue reading “Cons!”

Review: Sacred, Vol. 1 (Manga)

At Zenkaikon this year, I had the pleasure of meeting Lizbeth Jimenez, the author of the manga Sacred. I was first attracted to her booth because of the artwork hung around it. She creates anime style artwork that’s both adorable and creepy. It’s exactly my aesthetic. I decided to pick up volume one of Sacred because of it.Continue reading “Review: Sacred, Vol. 1 (Manga)”