News and Hearsay — animazement
Man how long has it been? October 2015, soooooo....7 months? 7 months since our last con! You better believe we were long overdue! After missing out on Ichibancon this year (technical difficulties, long story), my brothers and I were stating to feel that itch, you know, the con itch. We already had our registration in the bag, all we had to do was make it to May. Slowly but surely, May arrived, and it was time for Animazement! Animazement! Uber Alles! Where do I begin with Animazement? Well besides being the most awesome Con around......well....that's about it really. I...
Hustle and passion. Two unquestionable ingredients for success. Easy enough right? Not really. Is not called hard work for a reason you see. Hard work means, getting down and dirty, crawling in the mines to find your diamonds. Nothing good comes easy. There is a reason for that. If everything deemed as great or enviable came easy, then they are no longer considered great. All great things are so because of the level of difficulty that comes with acquiring them.
Yes folks it's that time again. Boomslank just got back from another con! This time around, it was Animazement in beautiful Raleigh NC, USA (our home base by the way). This con has a special place in our hearts. Why, you ask? Well our artist got his first bit of recognition in the art gallery/auction room, winning 1st place in the 2D art contest. We knew we had to go this year, we just had to. We had learned a lot in our first con (IchibanCon), and we were not going unprepared this time around. We planned weeks in advance....
After our experience at Ichibancon, naturally we were hungry for some more. Animazement is the con here in our home-town of Raleigh, and we hold it near and dear for a few reasons. First, it was the first convention we have ever attended, ever, in our lives. I remember thinking it was absolutely crazy, in an awesome way. I mean where else would you go that a life-size Pokemon battle would seem completely appropriate? By the way, Blastoise won. Secondly, it was the first place where our artist got his first bit of public recognition. We had simply set out...