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GBWC at Otakon

Gunpla Builders World Cup qualifying comes to Otakon


Plus you can test your skills in a speed building contest for prizes
Jul 31
Gunpla Builders World Cup qualifying rounds aren't just for the west coast. At Otakon 2013 (August 9 to 11) the GBWC will be making their first of two east coast stops (the other being New York Comic Con / New York Anime Fest... read
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The dealer's room at a convention is almost a sacred place to me. If you think about, all those people in that room are converting the hours that they worked into sweet, sweet merchandise. It's damn near magic, if I do say so... read feature

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Welcome back to This Week in Tomo! Instead of a news recap, this week you'll get a chance to see a bit of the Tomopop/Japanator meet up that went on Saturday, July 30th at Otakon. We had a couple of people show up and we had... read feature

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Otakon 2011: Tomopop Meetup and all other cool things


Jul 19
This weekend, we'll all be busy enjoying SDCC, whether we're attending or not. Once all the SDCC bustling and hustling has passed though, it'll be time for Otakon! I wanted to get this quick post up before things got too busy... read
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Otakon 2010: Tomopop @ the Figures and Collecting panel


Aug 03
Remember how we told you we were going to have a panel at this year's Otakon? Well, we did. However, we forgot to bring our recording equipment, but lucky for us community member The Excel was there and was kind enough to rec... read
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Otakon 2010: (NSFW) Ridiculous hentai


Aug 01
Sometimes you see something so hilarious that you literally bend over with laughter. That was pretty much my reaction to the titles of these hentai DVDs at one of the booths in the Dealer's Room. "Invasion of the Boobie ... read
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Otakon 2010: Look at these awesome prices!


Aug 01
You guys, check out these amazing prices we found at one of the booths at Otakon. Tony Taka Cat Maids for only $245! That is a great deal if ever I saw one. Nendos and figmas for $55+?! VN Miku for 200?! Seriously, you guys a... read
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Otakon 2010: Fire alarm WTF


Jul 31
Conventions are usually full of crazy events and activities, and some of the best are unexpected. But today at roughly 2 o'clock, an unexpected and very unwelcome thing happened. Someone set off the fire alarm. Rumor has it o... read
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Otakon '10: The Failures of the Dealer Room


Jul 31
The life-blood of a convention is its Dealers Room. That is how you draw in people. There's nothing quite like the basic urge to shop to get people to plop down $65-75 for an entrance fee. Typically Otakon has the best dealer... read
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While Otakon does not have all the awesome toy news that we saw at SDCC, it is filled with some pretty fun events and of course exciting adventures. So we decided to give those of you who could not attend a little taste of the con with play-by-play daily journals! So hit the jump and see what Stephen and I got up to the first day of the convention! read feature

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Otakon 09: Big O custom sculpture won the Artist's Alley


Jul 21
While wandering through the halls at Otakon, we came across one of the most spectacular constructions at the Otakon Artist's Alley: the robot from Big O. Sadly, there wasn't a sign attached to to the piece (or at least anythi... read






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