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mAc Chaos
August 11th, 2014, 08:21 AM
I went this weekend and there were a lot of FSN cosplayers. Would you guys be interested in me putting up the cosplayer photos? I have to sort through like 800.

Also I'm surprised there wasn't a thread for this to begin with.

August 11th, 2014, 10:33 AM
I stopped making individual con threads and just use my blog to report on stuff because the threads rarely get used.

August 11th, 2014, 11:51 AM
I always miss this thing.

Next year, I swear!

August 14th, 2014, 02:27 PM
Who did you play as, I was there friday from about 12-3(in the game room at the CP booth

mAc Chaos
August 15th, 2014, 05:27 PM
Hakumen, of course.

While I was there I went to a Tony Oliver Q&A panel. He's the voice actor for Lupin and Bang Shishigami (the old one) along with the director of the Fate/Zero dub. Here are some of the questions I recorded. I could put up more if people are interested.


1) Tony Oliver explains why he stopped voicing Bang


2) Tony Oliver talks about auditioning as a VA


3) Tony Oliver explains Lupin's laugh


4) Tony Oliver explains why anime is the hardest medium to voice act for


5) Tony Oliver talks about directing Fate/Zero


My own question was about halfway through this one.

After the panel I got to talk to him. He's a pretty funny and nice guy.

September 8th, 2014, 03:48 PM
I'd be interested in seeing some of the cosplays.

November 16th, 2014, 11:28 PM
Should get mods to change this thread to say 2015 then we can use is as a basis in July.

Seems like our current group for Otakon is:


Anyone else considering going?


November 16th, 2014, 11:37 PM

November 17th, 2014, 12:06 AM
I'm going, most likely

November 17th, 2014, 12:08 AM
If it wasn't so blessed far away I'd give it shot.

November 17th, 2014, 12:10 AM
It's like, 40 min away from me.

November 17th, 2014, 12:45 AM
I may go.

November 25th, 2014, 05:06 AM
Woah east coast unite =O

November 25th, 2014, 05:10 AM
Baltimore eh

November 25th, 2014, 05:54 AM
Reminder that Rafflesiac will, in fact, be cosplaying Rani, so everyone go to watch that.

November 25th, 2014, 06:59 AM
Give me pics so I know if that's worth the drive.

November 25th, 2014, 07:22 AM
I don't have pictures and he doesnt either, but he promised to do it.

November 25th, 2014, 08:54 AM
Is he at least a cute brown boy?

November 25th, 2014, 09:12 AM
Raffle is adorable

February 28th, 2015, 10:56 PM

Nacho the Doritosedge
March 1st, 2015, 02:38 AM
still debating whether I should wear a solid snake cosplay or a FSN rider one for maximum public tube-wearing

July 19th, 2015, 05:44 PM
Next week is when it all goes down. Final sound off on who's coming?

July 19th, 2015, 08:05 PM
hai hai

hai hai

July 20th, 2015, 03:26 PM
I am

July 22nd, 2015, 11:05 AM

mAc Chaos
July 22nd, 2015, 12:43 PM
i met up with moony and nachos last night

we were talking about raff

where you at raff

July 23rd, 2015, 12:10 AM
hi hello how are you

July 23rd, 2015, 12:12 AM
.....yeah, now I just feel bad for not using my vacation days and flying out there.

mAc Chaos
July 23rd, 2015, 09:33 AM
How far away are you?

We're going to get the badges tonight.

July 23rd, 2015, 09:37 AM
I live in Saint Louis lol.

July 24th, 2015, 09:57 AM
Rani's at Otakon, so where's everyone else?

July 24th, 2015, 10:19 AM
Heading there now, late night.

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we kept each other awake


July 24th, 2015, 12:06 PM

July 24th, 2015, 08:29 PM
Staying up late and bullshitting with your roommates and consummating any homoerotic vibes you may have is a time-honored con staple.

mAc Chaos
July 24th, 2015, 10:51 PM
we all hung out all day it was great

July 24th, 2015, 10:55 PM
I'll probably be in the game room playin blazblue most of tomorrow. I got fucking rekked by a tager. Those fucking grabs are painful:(

mAc Chaos
July 24th, 2015, 11:17 PM
wait were you there today??

we were all there too

July 24th, 2015, 11:17 PM
I know ;~;

I got there way late today. I have all day tomorrow tho.

mAc Chaos
July 24th, 2015, 11:19 PM
when did you get there

i was there from around 4-8 for the tournament

moony/nachos/raff were there like all day

July 24th, 2015, 11:23 PM
I got there around 8:30 or 9(the game room). I went to the dealers room first and fueled my plush addiction.

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Planning to get to the con as early as possible tomorrow.

mAc Chaos
July 26th, 2015, 01:41 AM
fun time guys

cant believe we walked 10 miles just from doing con stuff

July 26th, 2015, 04:52 PM
we walked even more

you see, nachos forgot his pass

we are now staying home and eating cookies and tacos

Nacho the Doritosedge
July 26th, 2015, 04:55 PM
It was on purpose

Got to get those miles in, retain that fitness

Never skip leg day

July 26th, 2015, 04:56 PM
fuck you

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aaaaah he's hitting me

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daddy no i'll be tame

mAc Chaos
July 26th, 2015, 09:43 PM
BLers I met:
- Moony
- Nachos
- Bdoom
- Raff

Moony was our guide for finding good places to eat near the convention center, Bdoom saved me when my phone was going to die, Nachos was hilarious, and Raff came through with the godlike Rani cosplay. One of my friends I brought with me who hadn't even played Fate/Extra and hadn't been told about it even recognized it.

Hopefully you guys all come again next year so we can do this again.

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Also shoutouts to Nachos and Moon's good impersonation of my avatar.

July 26th, 2015, 09:47 PM

July 26th, 2015, 09:55 PM
Yeah, I'll try to make it next year

July 26th, 2015, 11:25 PM
It was great fun.

July 27th, 2015, 12:47 AM
Went to the FSN English Dub Premiere with Raff and Nachos while Mac soldiered through the fakeout that was the DBZ panel. The dub was pretty good, although Ilya got on my nerves a bit. Rin could have been a bit lower in pitch, I feel, but Rachel's VA was playing her and I love her voice. Archer was pretty good, Shirou and Saber weren't bad.

Nachos cracked up at one line "My consent is unnecessary", and poor Raff and I had to pat him on the back.

mAc Chaos
July 27th, 2015, 01:26 AM
> DBZ REVIVAL OF F, giant poster of the movie advertising it
> everyone waits in line for an hour
> the room is packed front to end
> lights dim, beginning of movie plays
> in giant font: DBZ REVIVAL OF F.... THE Q&A

what the fuck man

half the room got up and left

including me

my disgust

July 27th, 2015, 01:57 PM
Rachel's VA was playing her and I love her voice.


mAc Chaos
July 27th, 2015, 02:36 PM
i was gonna get you a souvenir but nothing spinach-like jumped out at me

maybe next year

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there were flasks for alcohol.....

July 27th, 2015, 07:59 PM
I would have gotten a flagon, but they turned out to be ~75 dollars. After a long day of travel, I'm back home, and Nachos is on his way to Canada... time to reaffirm my obedience to the RP section and write posts.

All in all, it was pretty fun.

Nacho the Doritosedge
July 27th, 2015, 11:55 PM
I am now home, and I took tomorrow morning off. Time to watch anime.

Also I came home to a thunderstorm, felt super chuuni. The skies of Montreal themselves raged in my absence...

About otakon though, uh

getting rekt at blazblue
blu rays
hiei nendo
losin' money
overpriced sushi
Zack Morrison (Does a webcomic called paranatural, it's super cool and funny)
Moony, mac, raff and bdoom
me and moon becoming azrael fanboys

Totally worth it, for the ACTIVITIES, the company, the games and the memes. Once I find my camera I'll post my loot.

Truly a satisfying meal

July 28th, 2015, 12:31 AM


July 28th, 2015, 07:39 AM
The wasabi ball was my favorite part.

July 28th, 2015, 09:19 AM
The wasabi ball was my favorite part.


mAc Chaos
July 28th, 2015, 11:32 AM
sushi restaurant that was on the other side of snake way

we got our own private room so we could commiserate like salary man after a hard days work

July 28th, 2015, 11:39 AM
Rachels's VA?

July 28th, 2015, 03:46 PM
Rachels's VA?

Mela Lee, English dub voice of Rin Tohsaka, also voice of Rachel Alucard.

Which lines up real well since that's the same as the Japanese voices and Kana.

July 28th, 2015, 05:02 PM
We went to an overpriced sushi place and one of mac's friends didn't want his large ball of wasabi, so I took it and ate it on one go. It hurt so good.

May 3rd, 2016, 03:03 PM
mildly soon

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Oh, we should make a thread for Anime Expo, as well.