Mink the Satyr’s Take on Tohru!

Photography by A Peace of Light What is a “Tohru” and why did you cosplay her? Tohru is from an anime called Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid.  I first caught wind of it in 2017 when I noticed all the folks at conventions were wearing maid outfits with giant tails.  I didn’t think too much of... Continue Reading →

Omurice? Omunice!

By Engi, 10 October 2018 Tohru of Miss Kobayahi's Dragon Maid is an excellent maid and companion to Miss Kobayashi. One of the first meals she makes for Kobayashi, other than her own tail (long story, but she can grow her tail back) is omurice. Omurice is quite literally a rice omellete. This savory dish is... Continue Reading →

Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Analysis

By Engi, 09 May 2018 Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid has more Dragons than the Third Age of Middle Earth. Aside from the titular maid character, Tohru, there are four other draconic characters that enter Kobayashi’s life: Lucoa, Fafnir, Kanna, and Elma. These characters are all inspired by known mythological beings, but possess their own quirks... Continue Reading →

Tea Time with Burning Soul Cosplay

Known around in the con circuit as "That Garen Cosplayer", Burning Soul Cosplay is more than the Demacian Warrior. He's been a Gangplank, Detective Gumshoe, and is now working on Doctor Fate. We contacted him to ask a few questions about cosplay and on being a character. Sticky Bunton (SB): What got you into cosplay? Burning... Continue Reading →

Tea Time with Niaang Cosplay

Niaang Cosplay came onto our radars after one of our scouting groups identified some awesome anime cosplay. By that, we mean a friend of the site actually showed us her Facebook page. Her work is a diverse mix of gaming and anime with a heavy talent for costume design. We contacted her to ask a... Continue Reading →

Fandoms Battle: Weiss/Schwarz

At Tekko a few years back, I was browsing through the inventory of a CCG seller and stumbled upon the boxes of a card game called Weiss/Schwarz. I didn't think anything of it until I saw the trial decks for Fate/Zero. I swear, the franchise is a weakness of mine, and without hesitation, I bought... Continue Reading →

Spawned and De-Spawned: The NPC At Tekko

Over the years, Tekko has become my "home" convention, even though I haven't lived in Pittsburgh. It was the first convention I attended as The NPC, the first convention I staffed, and it's the one event that I look forward to every year. Tekko took place from April 6-9, and it was the 15th anniversary... Continue Reading →

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