Cosplay is Not Consent, but Danger Still Lingers

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"It’s just not safe for young girls to go into events, especially in costume. We’re vulnerable." It’s been more than three years since “Cosplay is Not Consent” signs were erected throughout New York Comic Con. The movement, which seeks to educate about actions that should reflect common sense and decency, is now firmly set in… Continue reading Cosplay is Not Consent, but Danger Still Lingers

Behind the Convention: Voice actors are people too.

Note: This article was written by Goldy, and is being posted here on her behalf. I've been meaning to write a post about my experience staffing my local anime convention, but every year before never seemed right until this year. I will give the disclaimer than I am volunteer staff and also a self taught… Continue reading Behind the Convention: Voice actors are people too.

Something More: Less Game More Life, Ranma Devalues Akane, and Good Samaritan Art Online

This week was full of great articles about spirituality - many, as usual, about Christianity, but note the first link below, from academic and frequent convention panelist, Charles Dunbar, which focuses on Shinto and Buddhist traditions. Charles Dunbar investigates A Letter to Momo and discusses the spiritual idea of our loved ones watching over us… Continue reading Something More: Less Game More Life, Ranma Devalues Akane, and Good Samaritan Art Online