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    Southern California Gundam Model Competition 2016

    Ironic now that I’m in a period of time when I’m building models less and less frequently that I actually attend my first large-scale model competition. In fact this contest was the sole motivation for me to finish a kit that was rotting away in my backlog for nearly two years. For those unfamiliar, the SCGMC is an annual model…

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    Anime Expo 2014: Day 4

    The final day. Anime Expo 2014 is just about done, we’ve waited a year for this since last July and now it’s about to pass. The last day is always a half day; the Exhibit Hall closes at 3PM and the attendance dwindles a bit, along with the amount of panels and exhibits. As surreal as the experience has been,…

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    Anime Expo 2014: Day 3

    Day 3 – probably the most eventful and entertaining day yet. Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn Episode 7 screens today, so it’s finally time for our armor to live up to its purpose. Given that it is a three-hour panel, we won’t be doing much else other than the usual Exhibit Hall and cosplay oogling.

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    Anime Expo 2014: Day 2

    Our second rodeo at AX this year, something I looked forward to gladly because we didn’t have a soul-crushing line to wait through today. Given that we’ll be attending all four days this year, it’s refreshing to think that we still have two more days, no need to rush things.

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    Anime Expo 2014: Day 1

    The big day finally came, and through all the cosplay preparations, I didn’t get as much sleep as I would have liked before a big convention like this. Either way, another year at AX means another series of jaw-dropping cosplay and seas of anime to gawk at.