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The final day.

>official schedule
>interior map

>> No.10214574

Are we going to the last day or should we just go to little tokyo today??

>> No.10214577
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My friend selling stuff in AA is asking me to help sell some leftover cosplay posters he has. He gave me 1 Spidey poster (16" x 22") and 2 Zabuza posters (24" x 36"). He told me to sell Spidey poster for $5 and the Zabuza for $10. Anyone interested in buying one of these on the last day?

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Oh god don’t let me go another AX being handholdless oh god save me female seagulls

>> No.10214584

Grab a furry's paw, as a substitute of course.

>> No.10214585

Ok so I’m going to line up two hours early for bunny girl

>> No.10214588

Don't you need a wristband? I heard its only 400 seats in there

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I really hope you fugged a qt trap crossplayer last night, they were literally a dime a dozen, you wouldn't have to settle for an ironic hideri either.
>worst tier: ironic shimakaze/Neptune
>low tier: semi passable astolfo + hideri (always come in pairs)
>high tier: qt felix argyle
>god tier: 3 qt felix cosplayers at once!

>> No.10214596

Nah sex is too scary.

>> No.10214597

Do you? It wasn’t listed with the other wristband premieres

>> No.10214599

Did the exhibit hall open early at like 9:30 again?

>> No.10214603

doki doki panel hasn't even started yet and its pure cringe

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>> No.10214611

Agree, this is awful, thinking of leaving for the exhibit unless they start soon

>> No.10214612

I didn't because I am afraid of flirting with people due to my autism.
Also Into ugly but not fat enough to be a fat ugly bastard

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This is some kimochi weather

>> No.10214619

Come to JW Marriott room 303 before noon today if you want to snap pics of Inuyasha wearing only underwear.

>> No.10214620

based tenki

>> No.10214621

Where is the bus that goes to Little Tokyo and how late does it run? I don't have anything else to do today and don't have any friends so I'm thinking of just going there to check it out

>> No.10214622

LA Native here, you ever been to LT before? Cause don't want you get your hopes up for nothing.

>> No.10214623

>bunny girl senpai line got capped already
>they did this because a shit ton of people line up super early and they don’t want a repeat of the demon slayer shitshow that happened yesterday
>5k+ people shesuled on the app for a 200 person room
>it’ll likely all go to premier fags
I’m sorry I lied to you anon.

>> No.10214625

What happened at demon slayer?

>> No.10214626

For free?

>> No.10214627

they actually wanted a small room from what ive heard. pretty shit but what cannyou do

>> No.10214632

I am still so mad about what happened for demon slayer. What the fuck were they thinking?

>> No.10214633

Haven't been there before. Didn't have high expectations, just wanted to walk around for a bit, grab lunch, and still be able to make it to my flight

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>> No.10214638

Forecast says it will last until 3PM. I'll take it.

>> No.10214639

>do dummy check on room
>find a bunch of alcohol still in the fridge unopened
I don't want to waste all this shit but Im all alced out for the weekend and I can't bring it home

>> No.10214640

Any girls in the Sheraton want to get their toes sucked?

>> No.10214642

Bunny Girl is hard capped at this point GA may not even be able to get in and they have a sign saying go to room 508 for complaints.

If anyone does actually go and complain please report back. could it turn into a mob situation?

>> No.10214647

I bought a book at the 18+ area not knowing it was published by fakku
I wanted to slap myself when I found out, and now that I heard the news I feel even more shitty. Do they refund?

>> No.10214648

Not from LA and it was comf in LT, some anime shops like anime jungle and a good place to eat at daikokuya

>> No.10214650

>paying for hentai

>> No.10214651

they really have a sign pointing toward a spot to complain? That is insane lmao

>> No.10214654

Exactly what I thought. I mean it could be a joke from AX staff who dgaf -- I mean it's the last day-- but I'm kinda curious as to how having a concentrated point of hundreds of a angry weebs might go down.

>just wanna watch AX burn

>> No.10214657

It was just for the novelty sake but fuck never doing this shit again

>> No.10214658

Well as long as you've learned a valuable lesson, anon

>> No.10214659

>now that I heard the news
What news? What's wrong with Fakku?

>> No.10214660

What news about Fakku? sorry out of the loop

>> No.10214662

Ride a bird there

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>> No.10214669

This Image significantly improved my mood


>> No.10214670

Food's pretty good. I usually gravitate towards Curry House.

>> No.10214674

How's the line situation, debating if I should bring a bag.

>> No.10214675

it's moving fairly quickly but don't

>> No.10214677

im not up there yet but yesterday it was really short so it should be short today as well. I'd say just bring it

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>> No.10214682

I wonder what that complaint room looks like right now

>> No.10214683

fuck fakku

>> No.10214687

UFC and Anime Expo really need to plan a cross promotion next year. I heard Pancrease and other fighting organization are very interested with anime cons and stuff.

I hope it delivers next year.

>> No.10214689

Rate AX 2019 from 1 -10

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>> No.10214694

guests: 9
management: 0

>> No.10214698

The fuck is HH?

>> No.10214699

Hentai Haven

>> No.10214702

3 at start
8 after learning about secret entrance

>> No.10214703

I showed up at 1030 just to see how bad it was and it was capped so you didn’t lie bb I just feel the drive over today was wasted
Guess it’s timeto be a premiere shill

>> No.10214704

>oh no my streams
Anyone who streams anime or hentaior uses fakku is a retarded nig

>> No.10214707

>Yeah, paying for hentai and artists works instead of piracy and ripping them off.

I hope ex hentai goes off line next, you whining entitled cheap ass fags

>> No.10214714

Based /heem/ster

>> No.10214725

Anyone leaving and wouldnt mind giving away a pass?

>> No.10214726

so it's the last day, where would that be?

>> No.10214727

Jacob shut the fuck up

>> No.10214729

Anyone know where I can drop off my luggage nearby at the con? I have to check out my Airbnb early.

>> No.10214732

If he told you, it wouldn't be a secret now, would it?

>> No.10214734

It's all good, I popped in less than 5 mins, with bag check. Thought Anon might not care about helping out since it's the last day

>> No.10214737

Room 508 come in to riot

>> No.10214740

you can enter through many of the several parking lot sections there's almost no one there unless its during opening. entrances are all behind the con building

>> No.10214742

>tfw the few shows I want merch of don't have merch of either have no official stuff at all, or the character I like
I just want a daki of my waifu goddammit

>> No.10214745

They're a actually taking this herd of angry weebs to the funimation and or Aniplex room

>> No.10214748

Why can't you just order it online?
Just make sure you know what material you want, don't cheap out.

>> No.10214750

Pretend you're ada and get a sticker on your badge that let's you get in in under a minute

>> No.10214751

>all the cool Granblue merch is still only at their Japanese convention for the game
>grab bag was sold out by the time I got the booth Saturday
On the flip side, I'm glad they have this sort of presence at all.

>> No.10214753

I will eventually. I just forget about it every time I go back home from a con

>> No.10214754

8/10 but that's just because I had a way to get in quick. I cant imagine waiting for hours just to get into the building

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>mother’s basement is in the biggest panel room
>gigguk isn’t

>> No.10214757

10 pt rating systems are useless because 0-6 are functionally equivalent.

>> No.10214759

>grab bag was sold out by the time I got the booth Saturday
Don't worry the grab bag was a ripoff. Kinda salty that I wasn't able to get into the GBF panel but at least I got to take a Pic with KMR during the cosplay gathering

>> No.10214760

>Get an 18+ wristband
>Still check id
ffs get it together

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>> No.10214762

Also, what actually makes AX dance 18+ anyways? It is it because it's just so late at night or something?

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>> No.10214766

i believe 10pm is curfew for people under 18. they aren't allowed to be outside unless they are with parents or something. i guess they do it to sort of kick the underaged peeps out to reduce problems since cops are on site.

>> No.10214771

>not downloading raw doujin uploaded by nips
>not reading Japanese

>> No.10214772

Anything interesting going on today? The red eye flight was the cheapest so my flight doesn't leave until after 11, but I ran out of stuff to do and came alone so I have noone to hang out with and am just wandering the convention center bored as fuck

>> No.10214773

Get a commission or two in artist alley it’s what I do
>tfw found comiket merch of my niche waifu today

>> No.10214774

so you don’t accidentally a hebe

>> No.10214775

>missed my panel and anything else in the same timezone because you had another fucking line outside the building
>shit like karaoke was impossible to really do when you had four/two hour wait times for a three minute song
>there's really not even all that much exclusive shit to check out in person as far merch and news is concerned
>entertainment hall was just sorta eh
>failed at mingling and meeting new friend groups (this one's obviously on me)
It wasn't a terrible first time experience, but I still don't really know if the time + cost investment is actually worth it.

>> No.10214779

Same thing for me. I only made 1 panel I actually wanted to attend and the Aqours concert was fun, but I went alone so I was otherwise just wandering around the convention center without any real plans or anything, which was boring. I got some compliments on my cosplays, but otherwise I didn't really interact with people much

>> No.10214781

A solid 7 but mostly because I havnt had more than a three day weekend in a year.
Cencoroll 2
AA was good
Some merch
Hanging out with friends
Localized doujins
Lines Thur were a mess
Sat was way over crowded and they need to cap
Couldn’t get into the few panels I wanted to because line mismanagement and too many people
No guests I actually cared about

I bought my tickets last year and live locally so cost wise it wasn’t bad at all. Get free parking as well.

>> No.10214783

It's the last day, and I want to try sucking dick. How do I tell if chubby guys want a blowjob?

>> No.10214784

I was just complaining about the 18+ line in the entertainment hall lul

>> No.10214788

That’s gay

>> No.10214796

I'm just hanging out in the beer garden and then checking out Gigguk to kill time, and then catch a Spider-Man showing before heading to the airport. I've got a similar flight, 1140 tonight.

>> No.10214803

Stop using the N word, we don't tolerate that language on /cgl/

>> No.10214810

>2:00 and I’m still in the valley
should I even bother?

Does crunchy have any bags left or did they give them all away... AGAIN before I could get there?

>> No.10214811

You got in to daikokuya?!

That’s the best ramen I’ve had in LA, and usually there’s like a wait of at least an hour.

(I haven’t had all that much ramen to be dessu, trying to avoid high carb and high sodium food, also high cost food. I want to live longer and buy more stonks.)

>> No.10214812

>Promare booth is all the way at the back of the hall instead of being up front with the industry like I hoped
Free shit tho

>> No.10214815

Nig is short for Nigerian you racist incel.

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>get stopped for a photo
>more people come and ask for photos
>end up not moving for 6 minutes just for photos

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Yeah I was there on Tuesday before the nerdwave flew in so was only a few minutes wait and it was delicious
I do want to go back once more before I leave tomorrow but we'll see

>> No.10214827

That’s 6 minutes of your life you’ll never get back.

You should sue

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Wow imagine being popular. Such a burden. Suffering from success.

>> No.10214831

Aren't they doing the panel together though? I think Bookwalker is sponsoring the event.

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>get stopped for a photo
>as they finish another person walks up
>I'm super flattered and put my stuff back down
>this cycle continues to happen with about 10 photographers
>one even gave me pose advice
I've never been more flattered in my life

>> No.10214845

What do other people do when you go to cons alone? I can't go more than a few minutes without talking about my suicidal ideations so I struggle to befriend people, and for cons like this one where most of the panels sucked I just spend the entire weekend wandering in circles around the merch hall and occasionally taking a pic/getting my picture taken. Is there something activity I am missing or some good way to make friends?

>> No.10214846

you need to see a psychiatrist and get on meds asap anon

>> No.10214850

All the meds I tried resulted in me attempting suicide within a month or 2 (0 attempts when not on them though). I am seeing a psychologist who is helping me, but I'm still depressed and socially retarded

>> No.10214853


Maybe don't go to conventions until you get shit under control?

>> No.10214856

and a therapist

>> No.10214861

>oh nooo people like my attention whore costume whatever will I do?!
>I know I’ll attention whore on 4chan about how poplar I am woe is me!

>> No.10214862

Well that's over. Goddamn what a shit show, and it was just my misfortune to spy multiple people I hate. At a con that's over 100k people, how do you happen to unintentionally run into the same person over and over?

>> No.10214863


I did my first cosplay this year as Tatsumi, and I think I did a pretty decent job, but I didn’t see ANY zombie idols.

I didn’t even see this on the schedule!?

>> No.10214866


Oooh okay, i saw her taking pics with a joker cosplayer, was just curious

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>the post con depression begins

>> No.10214871

Cons are pretty much the one place I have any positive social interaction though. I don't think I'll be going to any more cons this year since $ will be tight, but I genuinely have no idea how the fuck onenis supposed to make friends or meet people as an adult. I've tried meetup groups but most of them have been very cliquey

>> No.10214874

I didn't see a single zombieland idol. this year but a fuck load of Tatsumi's

>> No.10214876

Did you have fun?

>> No.10214877

>how do you happen to unintentionally run into the same person over and over
Everyone’s wandering the same three main areas it’s very easy to at least spot said people. You noticing them is probably a sign of deeper issues related to focusing on those people. You wouldn’t even notice if you didn’t harbor feelings. Try growing up?

>> No.10214878

Ah. I saw maybe 4?

I was the handsome one btw. Maybe you saw me?

>> No.10214879

>I know that feel
You're not alone anon, I'm supposed to be on mirtazapine 45mg and quetiapine 2g but they only break me down more with suicide attempt and a trip to the mental hospital for a week.. so stopped them, tell my psychologist I'm still taking it but haven't since January, nothing is helping but I feel slightly better when not on my meds and even though I didn't speak to a soul nor got a single comment on my waifu shirt, least I had somewhat of a good time at AX

>> No.10214880

The most fun I had this entire con was the gintama gathering

>> No.10214882

>try growing up
A little harsh. They are focusing too much on these people, but it seems natural to me that one would pay attention to familiar people instead of the countless randoms.

>> No.10214884

>tfw so many people stopped me the first day to ask about my waifu hoodie
The tiny bit of chatting with people about my waifu at cons has been helping me out of being less of a sperg

>> No.10214885

>What do other people do when you go to cons alone?

Explore. Do what I want, when I want. Strike up conversations with randos for fun if we have similar interests. Try to learn something at panels. Do my best to be charismatic and friendly.

>I can't go more than a few minutes without talking about my suicidal ideations.

Never go for this. Only villains do this.

You are basically telling people up front
>"I am not a good time to be around, and even if you get to know me, I may off myself in a year from now, so there's no point in getting to know me anyways. I offer nothing of value to this current greeting other than to dump my emotional baggage on you, which is not fun when we are in a place where we are supposed to be enjoying ourselves and letting loose.".

Look, I get you're suffering, but that's not going to earn you any friends by trying to endear people to your self depreciation. Find a hobby, be knowledgeable about it, and find people with similar interests you can share a passion about, and not just doom and gloom "whoa is me". I am not trying to legitimize your feelings, but introductions and trying to make lasting friendships don't start with that.

>> No.10214886

I didn’t mean it in a mean way, it probably came off like that. I just mean it’s easier to forget people who arnt worth your time and focus on positive interactions than to be on the look out for those that lead to bad vibes. Try making those into randoms in your head, it’s healthier.

>> No.10214887


You're literally having suicidal thoughts at the con.

I don't count that as a happy time.

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Now what?

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I would like to thank the anon who got me my Zero Tsu again
Thank you for helping some autistic waifu fag, I appreciate you very very much

>> No.10214895

I don't have any chats, I guess I project an aura of "leave me alone" I always have even if it's not true when near a million people with similar interests
Can't just undo a lifetime of barriers in a few days and reapply them like a shield, they're always up

>> No.10214896

Did anyone go to the fashion show on Friday?

Was that ear rape music on purpose? I had to leave after 10 minutes because I was getting a headache.

>> No.10214899

I'm still hanging out inside just chillin. Appreciating the final moments and absorbing the con feels.

>> No.10214902

I try not to bring them up. Unfortunately, I have a bad tendency to speak before I think, and most of my thoughts are about how much I hate myself. I'm better at avoiding it than I used to be, but even when I am successfully able to avoid it, I am just making passing acquaintances basically every time

>> No.10214904

I have horrible social anxiety and if I didnt have my roommates I wouldn't even go to cons, but everytime someone would stop me to either ask where I got my hoodie or tell me she's best girl it made me feel a little more comfortable, I can do large crowds I just cant handle anyone talking to me, but when the common ground is my waifu which is the only thing that helps me calm down from an anxiety attack it helps me feel at ease

>> No.10214908

Honestly you just gotta approach people that look like you'd get along with and go places inside the convention that have the interests you have. I meet some cool guys that play the same video games I play without that even being the intent. And i could have socialized better!

Also take care of yourself if you're depressed that is something that you can work on. I can relate to idealizing suicide as well. You need to find a corner of your life that you have control of (for me its certain video games, or my phone being organized) and use that to prove to yourself that you CAN get control of your life. Then slowly spread that outward to other categories of your life.

Some perspective for you: I went with 5 online friends and WISH I would have gone alone because I could have had more fun socializing with new people and going places after the con. My friends all have egos and don't want to socialize with anyone outside of the group. Plus they were lazy and didn't want to do anything outside of buy stuff. But grass is always greener on the other side. Going with friends/going alone isn't going to single handedly make the con fun.

>> No.10214909

The hibike euphonium premeire was the same way, extremely sibilant treble that raped my ear holes, good thing I brought ear plugs.

>> No.10214911

count me in on this one

>> No.10214917

I was the one with the boombox

>> No.10214919

Anon you replied to, yeah that was rude as fuck. And it's not that I'm focused on them, they were literally mentally and emotionally abusive to me but it was years ago and I go on. I'm sure as hell not seeking them out, I was literally seeing them every day I attended con by accident and/ or random bad timing.
It's not about me not "growing up" it's about my awe that at an event this large those singular people repeatedly cross my path.

>> No.10214920

Anyone have recommendations on a place outside the convention center to grab food at before I leave? I'm not too picky, but I have abojt 2 hours to burn and want to get something good and avoid getting screwed by airport food prices

>> No.10214923

Depressed at con, depressed after con, can't fucking win

>> No.10214926

Anon who said it was harsh here, I would like to retract my statement.

He was right, you have got some growing up to do and could probably benefit from therapy.

I could say the same about myself though, so don’t take this too hard.

>> No.10214931

AX is over
Be honest
What are the chances of you coming back next year?

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>go to AX because I heard there's a fuck ton of hot girls there
>it's all 3/10 girls obsessed with nerdy shit

>> No.10214933

You get the con blues

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>> No.10214935

Let me put it this way, say you had a "friend" who stole from you (broken trust) or wrecked your car, unrepentantly. Told you to go fuck yourself. You move on, eventually get a new car or replace whatever it was they stole, cut them out of your life. Years later you're at a random party and this dude just happens to be there. You aren't gonna make a scene but you sure as fuck aren't gonna be thrilled.

>> No.10214937

About 70%. It definitely fills whatever hole that Fanime leaves because it's such a whatever hangout con, and considering I'm likely only gonna do a day of Fanime next year, AX is looking to be what I blow my load on unless I get a wild hare up my ass and do an out-of-California con.

>> No.10214939

I went with two friends too although after this week when they've been running their own race, eaten without me and left the hotel room when I came back, I kinda feel frozen out and quite frankly can't wait for the flight to leave tomorrow so I can just ghost them.. 6 years of friendship, huh, I don't know about friendship anymore
So I can't go to next years expo either, can't do this alone, gg I guess I had a good few days with some fun panels but all good things must come to an end

>> No.10214940

I wouldn't say there was a huge amount of hot girls butter there definitely were some qts

>> No.10214941

Pretty low. It was my first time, and I had ussues with staff being douches and whatnot. The Aqours concert was pretty fun, but other than that I didn't have a ton of fun doing anything. Would rather actually just go to Japan and see a concert there even though I know it would be more expensive

>> No.10214943

I felt like there were more great cosplayers this year and less professional models paid to wear cosplay.

Uhhh... I thought there were a lot of women who were hot as FUCK.

Granted, I probably wouldn’t notice most of them if they weren’t wearing such skimpy clothing, or cute as fuck little white dresses with blue trim, or exposing the skindentation between the thigh highs and their miniskirts, or showing so fucking much “hey look at me!” cleavage, or wearing tight shorts with their tight little booties hanging out, or were all dolled up trying to boost their presence as social media influencers.

Shit, I might be the worst type of seagull. Maybe I should leave.

Nah man, I get it, but you gotta accept the world for what it is and not get too emotional about people who don’t have the values you do.

You start to trust less and watch your back more. You start to understand what makes these people this way. You count yourself lucky if these people aren’t your close relatives and can easily be cut out of your life.

>> No.10214944

I live close by so i always end up going no matter how shitty it may be. But if i had to pay money on hotel and flights i wouldn't even bother. You could go to Japan for just about the same. You'd probably waste less money actually. Assuming you went at a time when roundtrips are like 500-600. That's what i did couple months ago. And hotel only ran me 60 bucks a night. Food at a restaurant was like 4-9 dollars. I only wasted about 1k including shopping.

>> No.10214946

>that was rude as fuck
I retract my apology your a little baby.

>> No.10214948

As opposed to you the biggest baby who purposefully misunderstands the point of a statement so you can get off playing Dr. Phil or some shit?

>> No.10214949

Does everybody on this board get ghosted?

>> No.10214950

This. I live so close I only have to pay for a badge, and at this point it feels damn near criminal not to attend

>> No.10214951

Thanks to everyone who coughed on me yesterday.

>> No.10214952


It’s a ghost-or-be-ghosted world out there

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Tfw made some comfy friends and new contacts that I'll be seeing at other cons.

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>> No.10214956

Are you kidding me? I've worked by the beach for three years now and I have never seen so many chicks with D+ tits before. I am convinced that girls with big boobs are naturally more inclined to like anime.

>> No.10214957

lol bunch of whiny autists here compared to past years. idk if it's just a zoomer thing or what. best way to enjoy the con is do what you want and meet with your friends in between stuff. it's stupid to do shit you don't want to do just because you don't want to be alone. just meet up after they're done. plan your own shit that caters to your likings don't just follow someone else's schedule.

>> No.10214960

Ok grandma

>> No.10214964

now i feel bad for just walking by them...

>> No.10214965

What bottles? I'll take them

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Let's hear everyone's best and worst memories of this AX

>> No.10214969

Shame you're not a girl

>> No.10214970

This year was a bust, but on the plus side I spent very little money so that's a comfort. Next year will be better, cause I'm gonna make it better.

>> No.10214971

Half naked girls in large groups make it harder to focus on individual flaws

>> No.10214974

Best memory was not letting the booths jew me on a figurine. One place wanted $45 for it and I found it at another for $20.

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>> No.10214977

whatever you say doc

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why does LA have robots

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Being with all my mates and drunkenly heckling at CWF.

Escorting my friend who was in a giant ass armor cosplay carefully through the main halls for a shoot, only for some jackass fat guy who thought he could squeeze through to snap a chunk of his armor off.

About a 4, because although it was probably the worst AX ive been to, but since I spent a bunch of time with friends, it was still well spent.

>> No.10214984

worst: linecon day 1

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>> No.10214987

>going to an anime con to meet hot girls
>going to any nerd related event expecting hot girls

what are you? stupid?

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Best: This cosplayer taking the entrance hall by storm and doing her adorable dances. She instantly cured my depression.She had so much fun.

Worst: Still a monster on the outside and inside.

>> No.10214989

bros i got sick and i didnt even eat a danger dog...

>> No.10214990

woops, meant to put this in the new thread.
Did either of you get any pics? or insta? she sounds cute

>> No.10214993

Best: Meeting some of my favorite twitter artists in Artist Alley early on the first day because I got in line at 6:30 AM before the cancer.

Worst: My online friends I met up. Particularly them doing stupid shit like losing the hotel key and leaving me behind by myself. Turns out people are different IRL then online who woulda knew.

>> No.10214995

Yes. I even ghosted a guy I met at a party the other night. I talked with him for maybe three minutes and said I was thinking about heading out. He immediately wanted my number, and when I asked if he has discord or something he just thrust his phone into my hand and told me "just put your number in". So I gave him a fake one.
I'm also a dude

>> No.10214996

wow this looks fun, i might go first time next year

>> No.10214999

who was your starefu this ax? any qt girls or boys that were eye raping you and vice versa? I had a few in the dance and in several lines. any cute people you saw in general?

>> No.10215001

A fucking TON, but most were twinks and traps and I'm a girl so I knew I was in the wrong arena, and the others were with someone and I respect relationships / know my out of ten rate well enough not to make a goddamn fool of myself.

>> No.10215002

same here actually. the ones at the dance were with some other guy which I assumed was their bf. she kept touching my ass though and kept staring staring at me. had to do my best to ignore her

>> No.10215004

It's hard being a twink / trap loving grill, anon. You have my deepest sympathies.

>> No.10215008

Next year I'm going to go the /cgl/ orgy
Next year, I swear

>> No.10215009

>tfw you will never be a cute trap with a female cosplay gf
I’m tall and manly looking hold me

>> No.10215011

The was a super cute Holo and femBruno both in the line on Saturday that I tried not to stare too hard at. Probably my favorite female cosplays all in all too just because their outfits both looked really authentic.

Probably should have just complimented them both right off that bat, but I always hesitate and then think it'd be weird to say something after I've passed them in line once already.

>> No.10215012

Worst was I went to the "how to people at a con" panel thinking that maybe they would actually say how to fucking meet people. The entire thing was just a lecture about consent from literal strippers who tried plugging where they strip.

Best was I went to the fakku party and talked with so many people. A 30 year old qt bought me a tequila shot. Not sure why since she was with a guy already, and they left shortly after

>> No.10215013

I'm too ugly to have the honor of holding you, strapping young sir. I will however hope you find the cute cosplay gf of your dreams.

>> No.10215014

this was my firs con but idk if id ever go back to ax, i might go to smaller cons in my state from now on though. ax has too many con goers and a lot of miscommunication between staff.
i got to meet my friends and eat good food though.

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That won’t turn me into a cute trap shota to live my impossible /ss/ fantasies though anon
>tfw was 6’ 1’ with 12 size shoe at 11

>> No.10215019

T-that's rough buddy

>> No.10215020

Yea I feel the same way and this was my first con. Did I enjoy myself? Sure, a little bit. Would I do this again? Probs not. It didn't seem worth it. Smaller cons closer by would be more worth it to me.

>> No.10215021

If such an orgy was to exist, are voyuers who just wanna allowed? Asking for science

>> No.10215023

GDI I'm gonna go to the Fakku party next year, i stg

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drinking with the friends
being fat and ugly at yet another AX

>> No.10215025

Pros/cons to getting an AX hotel room as a local?

Seriously considering they don’t make the rumored relocation to Anaheim. If it’s in Anaheim, not sure I’ll go. Convenience will drop dramatically.

>> No.10215026

I played cards with a girl in line. That's the most my spaghetti spilling self can do.

>> No.10215027

HAHAHA was it really?
You get their clubs/instas/info?

Anyone got any clips? I love the cognitive dissonance.

>> No.10215029

Debating the JW just to go to the anime showings early and drop shit off even faster. Premiere badge I’ve convinced myself to get.
Stop drinking sugar and get a personal trainer. It’s worth it. Don’t go to /fit/.

>> No.10215032

There was an Ishtar cosplayer I saw today right when I was picking up my luggage. Her costume looked pretty good, and the girl herself was by far the single most attractive Ishtar cosplayer I have seen in person. Sadly, she was going to the elevator up to her room when she walked past me and I didn't want to sprint after her to ask for a picture and look like a psycho

>> No.10215033

Onwards to Otakon then, I'll hope to see you guys there.

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>finally at a Trigger panel
>Promare premiere
>not a lot to do
>the lines
>the earthquakes

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>Can come and go to the convention center as you like
>don't have to drive back and forth for each day
>can get as drunk as you want
>you have a place to fug if you get lucky
>it's fun

>Cost. Staying at the JW or Luxe means you need at minimum 3 people to make each person's share just manageable price wise. If you're a local and not staying in the hotels near the convention center then you might as well just drive home at the end of each day.

>> No.10215038

>Actually had success in striking up a few conversations while waiting in line
>Got stumbling drunk and went to the fujoshi panel, as a man

>Stunned into sobriety on Thursday night when I was climbing the West Hall stairs behind a dumpy Ochako cosplayer whose scraggly muff was on full display

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The earthquakes and that brutal knockout knee from Jorge Masdival connecting to Cans face. Wrose was the FGO panel and staff being tards about.

Overall I had a good time and I hope you guys had fun too.

>> No.10215046

Jeez... how expensive are they when they first go on sale?

My friends almost certainly won’t think it worth it because most live a short uber away, but I don’t like couchcrashing or drunk driving.

>> No.10215049

I live a half hour away and still got a hotel, and premiere. It was like a whole new experience. I got to wake up, shower, and walk 5 minutes to the con. And with premier I skipped the line bullshit and got into the con with a max wait time of 15 minutes. And every panel you only have to show up a half hour before to get in

>> No.10215051

Nah I dont. One of the girls running it was cute, but a delusional bitch. She said that when she cosplays as a cat, she identifies as a cat, and that her tail is a sexual part of her, so grabbing her tail without permission is like groping her.
They also kept referring to women as fem bodies

>> No.10215052



Where do you guys go to find pics? I didn’t take any and need some inspo.

Ishtar... from FE?

>> No.10215053

Found a cool Lain artbook at one of the booths.

Staff called me a normie when I asked where a line started. Then after waiting 1 hour in line they stopped letting people into the room when I was 3rd next in line.

>> No.10215056

Does anyone have recommendations for some smaller cons that are good to go to if AX was my first con?

>> No.10215059

put those faggot ass staff in their place. morons are unorganized. one tells you something and another one says the opposite. they try to talk down to you too when you're just doing what the other idiot told you to do. I had to call some staff a dumb bitch because she was giving me wrong directions and I knew she was wrong then another staff told her to stop directing people a certain way. even my gf called her a dumbass because she had a nasty attitude. funny thing is she was scared afterwards probably because no one tells them shit and she wasn't expecting it.

>> No.10215063

Stomach flu fucking murdered me day 3. I couldn't even go to the con today in fear of shitting myself. Feels bad anons, feels bad.

>> No.10215064

Crossplay waifu or getting free stuff Sunday
Uncomfortable stares

>> No.10215067

Pretty high we plan to demo something next year in the exhibition hall so here's hoping it's a success and not a colossal waste of money

>> No.10215068

I stayed at the Luxe and it ended up being just under $1200

>> No.10215069

On second thought
Getting ghosted by so call friend.

>> No.10215071

>best Lounge 21 with wholesome people just trying to have a good time
>worst some incompetent staffing bitch in information who laughed at my situation of all things after the earthquake and was like "oh registration just closed and they would have been able to help you" hubs grilled into that bitch

>> No.10215072

That's rough. Worst part is you couldn't even try to rush off to a bathroom if you had to, because there's always a line and there's ALWAYS someone in every single stall taking a shit

>> No.10215076

I've also only been to AX and was thinking about going to CharaExpo next

>> No.10215077

Yikes. That’s tough to justify to my raging addiction to stocks.

>> No.10215078

Like the other anon said, grouping up saves you money. I split it with a friend and only had about $600 myself.
Though that leaves you limited though. He was always asleep before me, so I couldn't even consider bringing people back to my place to party, or a girl. Though even if I was alone I'd doubt I would have done either

>> No.10215079

I fucking hated how shit the volunteers were this year. Some had sticks up their asses too

>> No.10215081

>the beer garden is that way
Holy shit if you don’t know just say you don’t know!

>> No.10215083

List out the hot male cosplayers you saw at the convention this year.

>> No.10215084

>had a premier badge
>was slightly late to the funimation peep show, they had already let in the premier line and were letting in the general admission
>This was in the LP 1, where they have several doors
>Ask if I can just be let in since I'm premier
I still got in and the panel was shit

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Lots of twinks and traps are bi or even straight. They're just usually subby so you gotta make the moves.

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Final dump of AX 2019 from me. Hope you all enjoyed the parts that weren't natural disasters like the earthquakes or the Day 1 lines, see you gulls next year.

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Meeting Kancolle refugees at the Azure Lane panel and a couple of twitch streamers
Getting cucked at both the Azure Lane Panel and Granblue Fantasy Panel due to Primeir motherfuckers.

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>> No.10215097

That's a beautiful thought anon. But even if they were open to girls, I am not worthy of their divine presence, and also don't get off of public humiliation/ rejection. So I will admire them from a far. Beta as fuck but peaceful.

>> No.10215098

I live about an hour drive away and getting a hotel room completely changed how I approached the con mentally. I'm not in so much of a rush, it's nice to take a shuttle/bus back to the hotel room if you want to take a break from standing in a line, and I got to enjoy the surrounding area of downtown LA.

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Eh I'm a trap and I'm not afraid of hitting on women I like. I'm pretty particular and generally like other traps and twinks mostly. Maybe you'll get lucky though anon who knows.

>> No.10215108

>go day one
>regret going after 3 hours inside and hate my self for being an unsociable fuck
>feel this way basically counting down the days
>con ends and feel like going back next year
Next times the try

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>> No.10215111

Buddha Belly is my go-to when I'm downtown. It's not walking distance from the convention center but it's a pretty cheap rideshare away.

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>> No.10215114

>go to nerd event
>the girls there are nerds
>surprised pikachu face.gif

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>best ramen in LA

You poor rube.

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>> No.10215130

I don't get this guy. He comes every fucking year wearing the same thing, and just stands outside for hours with his signs.

>> No.10215131

Why the fuck does this guy keep coming to AX every year. It's kinda creepy.

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>> No.10215133

People who stop in the middle of busy walkways to take pictures deserve to be shot

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>I didn't even remember to geta picture with the Lowain bros
God FUCK I didn't do anything I wanted to this trip. Where did you see them anyways?

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The Legend Unmasked

>> No.10215140

People do this in the busy middle of the exhibition hall too. Not the right place.

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>all these skinnyfat girls with their dimply asses hanging outside of their costumes

>> No.10215144

> Pretty Particular, prefers other twinks and traps

Yeah that's what I figured. Traps / Twinks demand a certain standard of beauty, as is well within their right. It's just my shit genetic luck I don't fall within that standard. It's disappointing but life goes on. I know my place, I make do.

>> No.10215145

Oh good, I thought you were body shaming.

Dimples are nice.

>> No.10215148

This took a surprising turn

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Lmao traps are kinda a dime a dozen and we're all sluts. You shouldn't discount your chances so much. Just listen to all the stories of homely guys here giving one a couple compliments and getting them in their bed that easily.

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They were posing in front of the Exhibition Hall sometime around 11am, then I saw them migrate to the South Hall about 2 hours later,

>> No.10215154

Otaquest Kickoff. Couldn't attend the main one sadly.
Madoka panel
The fucking volunteers.

Story 1
>successfully get an autograph ticket for the Pokemon guests
>arrive 30 minutes early for the autograph session but the volunteer shoos us away, prevents us from loitering around the area, and to come back 15 minutes before
>come 15 minutes before and see that there is already a crowd of people who obviously waited more than 15 minutes
>enter the line and a volunteer immediately tells us that the line for autographs for Rica Matsumoto got capped at 25

Story 2
>try to line up for the Kimetsu no Yaiba/Demon Slayer panel at around 4:45
>volunteer says to come back later
>come back at 5 and overhear a volunteer saying that they can't let anyone into the line until 30 minutes before the panel starts, which is 6:30 in this case
>come back at 6 to see a huge mob loitering around the area around the line
>6:30 comes and the staff is so confused about how to handle the situation
>they decide to let people in by sections
>line caps quickly and unfortunately I didn't make it into the line
Apparently, not everyone who was able to successfully enter the line was able to get into the panel either. What the fuck?

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>Homely guys getting Traps easily
. . . Problem is I'm a homely girl, anon

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Not cosplay, ...I don't think...but this was too amusing not to take. Kid was literally doing all the stuff you see the pros doing

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How homely we talking? If you're not fat I bet you wouldn't have trouble with them.

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>> No.10215171

Genuinely curious where's a better place than Daikokuya? I'm sick of the wait there and wanna try a new place

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these out of towners fall for the daikokuya is the best ramen meme easy lol

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>> No.10215178

4/10, which is why I don't even bother. I'm not here to waste anyone's time or humiliate myself

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>> No.10215183

Perhaps an analyst and a therapist.

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So sad to hear that. I hope you get lucky and find a unicorn some day. Unlikely, but there's a lot of years and chances in life.

>> No.10215186

I only smelled bad body odor once. Is the smelly nerd thing just a meme? Does this guy just want attention?

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I just wanna say thanks to the person dumping cosplay photos. I really appreciate it!

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Thank you! I hope they're up to standard.

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I need another LA con to look forward to going to this year or else I'm gonna go insane

>> No.10215195

The hero AX needs
but doesn't deserves

>> No.10215196

Thank you for the surprising kindness, anon. But I'm good, as long as I can watch the traps be happy, I'm happy.

>> No.10215197

Curry House but it looks to be packed right now.

>> No.10215198

comicconla is pretty good, don't expect it to be huge and super crowded like ax though

>> No.10215199

The smelling bad thing is more of a gaming convention thing. I smelled bo for the first time today this entire weekend. People seem to keep their hygiene in check at anime expo. I smelled quite a bit of colognes and perfumes. This time around.

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>> No.10215201

Just be yourself

>> No.10215202

There were multiple smelly people in AA in my experience this AX. One smelly guy almost made me want to puke today

>> No.10215203

Ah, you very wisely didn't go to the dance.

>> No.10215204


Don't get me wrong, Daikokuya is a really great price-to-quality ratio and I have no trouble recommending it to out-of-towners. I just cringe a bit when people call it the "best" of anything. It's comfort food. You go there to get reliable, unambitous flavor.

The generally regarded best ramen by locals (your mileage may vary) is Tsujita on the westside. Keep in mind that it's VERY rich, almost gravy-like, and that's before you get into the tsukemen. So if you're not looking for a super decadent experience with your ramen it may not be for you. It's also not gonna solve your "wait" problem because it's absurdly popular.

Tatsunoya (Pasadena) and Tengoku (Koreatown) both do a mean tonkotsu. Tasunoya is more "traditional" and Tengoku is more americanized/fusiony-y.

I also like Tatsu (it's a small chain) well enough, but I feel it's overhyped.

>> No.10215205

I don't wanna be myself, I wanna be attractive!

>> No.10215207


The whole Corporation Food Hall is super surprisingly high quality, especially because Downtown is kind of a food desert otherwise.

>> No.10215209

There were so fucking many of these, it was ridiculous

>> No.10215210

anyone else feeling a cold coming on

fuck i'm so fucking mad

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That’s straight up not what I said.
Did you ditch reading comprehension class?

Thanks for actually being constructive later in the thread here:

>> No.10215213

Can you recap any cool shit that happened at the Madoka panel? I had to leave early for Promare.

>> No.10215214

he just gets off to the attention is my guess. he's probably super autistic and socially awkward. doing this gives him a dopamine hit when people give him attention and he's behind a mask which makes it easy for him to not feel shy.

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Sorry, internet choked as I was putting up the last one.

Anyway, last one guys. Have a good night.

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Yeah, I realized I was being an elitist so I figured I'd make it up by being less of a shitter when asked an earnest question.

I'm kind of a snob about LA food so when I saw "Daikokuya" and "best" together I knee jerked.

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>mom found the doujin suitcase

>> No.10215222

He said if you’re not fat...
Are you willing to fast with me then?

>> No.10215225

Just don't be fat and you're automatically more attractive than 75% of the girls I saw at AX this year.

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Actually the meme cosplay crown this year goes to the Booettes and Bowsettes. Much, much more than I thought there'd be.

>> No.10215229

Drink water

>> No.10215230

>Fat Ugly Bitch 75% Checking in

>> No.10215231

some people like fat girls though. it never works out if you're a decent looking guy because they're even more intimidated by you and question why you're into fat girls.

>> No.10215232

The LP1 streams are still up, it seems. I recommend watching the Madoka panel before AX takes down their streams.
Anyway, I mainly came for the seiyuus, but
>Chiwa Saito telling us of how she went to Target with her daughter
>Chiwa Saito saying her favorite Homura is glasses Homura
>Emiri Kato talking of when she played as different Kyubeys; the most funny one was the Ojii-chan one
>don't remember exactly, but I think both of them said they went to IHOP
>Shaft producer came as a surprise guest
>new Magia Record character was shown
>Chiwa Saito and Emiri Kato reading some notable lines to us
>Chiwa Saito saying that the Madoka series is not over yet

>> No.10215233

I've made a few new friends and acquaintances which was rare for me because I'm a social sperg and everyone at AX seems so distant with each other unless its with their clique. Bonded over playing games at the entertainment hall and it made this year's AX much better than it was supposed to be.
I had to drive on the freeway to the convention center and it was hell. It wasn't so bad for the first five miles but then it got worse due to bad traffic, asshole drivers, and how convoluted the freeway is. Ended up in the ghetto a lot and parking there was hell. I live in SoCal but fuck LA.
I got flashed by a homeless lady at Little Tokyo away from the crowd while I was waiting for someone. Thought she was going to mug me

>> No.10215235

Whoops, I meant Shaft president

>> No.10215236

>Chiwa Saito and Emiri Kato reading some notable lines to us

Fffuck, I was hoping they'd do this. Thanks anon, I'll check out the stream to stave off post-con depression.

>> No.10215240

No one actually likes fat girls to date outside of fetishist and broke guys with fat sugar mamas. Please stop lying to these ham planets bro. Even the ugly fucks who shack up with them would ditch them in a heart beat if they could get a normal girl

>> No.10215242

I have battered wife syndrome. So pretty likely but for once, I would like to have an AA table.

What were you even looking at?

I get ya. You sometimes run into someone and your immediate thought is "oh look, it's this asshole again"

>You count yourself lucky if these people aren’t your close relatives and can easily be cut out of your life.
Naryt but...shit.

I overheard him talk and he seems normal. Still, I wonder what's up with his gimmick.

>> No.10215243

Met an old friend while waiting in line, shit was cash and we ran around all of night 3
Last Comic Standing
Premiere pass

AA was shit, it was the same few series with the same charms and prints
Otaku Debate didn't have hecklers, shit was terrible
Everything I wanted to see scheduled on Friday afternoon
Missed MOGRA
Missed Pokemon movie because Linecon
Didn't make any new friends or acquaintances

This was a 6/10, it wasn't bad but it wasn't great. Nobody wanted to have a fucking conversation.

>> No.10215245

>Chiwa Saito telling us of how she went to Target with her daughter

I guess she's a single mom confirmed now.

>> No.10215249

almost all girls (males too) in LA here are fat. never seen whatever you're talking about. in fact girls being bigger is a meme at this point in case you're living under a rock. girls are bigger now than ever thanks to social media and instagram type of shit.

>> No.10215254

Possibly. She also mentioned having two children

>> No.10215255

Paying for it is stupid because it's either subscription or you pay per mag which is expensive since I fap to a lot
Physical porn is also dumb as fuck
Fakku only has specific artists
>Paying to wank

>> No.10215259

> Best
..I have to think real hard on that one

> Worst
- Almost lost my phone and spent the good remainder of the day trying to find it
- Couldn't get an Uchikoshi autograph because I appeared at the Ai Somnium Files table too late.

>> No.10215261

I always ask myself before the convention why I keep coming to this financial drain of a shitfest, only to miss the convention afterwards and buying a ticket for next year.
So all in all most likely ye I'm going again.

Is this what stockholm syndrome feels like?

>> No.10215262

Hotdog vendor was my fave character at this expo

>> No.10215263

What was LWA VR like? Forgot to do it

>> No.10215265

I was using tinder at ax and i was seeing girls interested in shit like thicc boys, Chubby, dad bods etc on their profile. I been seeing a lot of this on social media as well. We're fucked.

>> No.10215266

I live in the LA area and it’s the only anime convention I go too. I’ve been going for like 5 or 6 years, so fuck it, Ill keep going until they move out of LA I guess.

>> No.10215267

Looks like you have been seeing lot of lesbians and bulldykes everywhere man.

>> No.10215268

It was a quick demo where you talk to Akko for a bit, she offers you a broom to practice on, and you fly solo through a bunch of rings by leaning in that direction or shifting your weight to speed up/slow down. I wish I could've done it twice, but the line was long.

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>> No.10215271

it might have been a bad vendor, but I feel like their hotdogs are getting shittier each year

>> No.10215272

>mfw I thought the same thing, but because of the huge amounts of twinks and traps at AX
>mfw in a panel and dudes next to me can't stop grabbing each other's asses

It was a very gay year

>> No.10215273

Watching gf have the time of her life at the Love Nikki event tied to AX on Flower St, met interweb friends, voice actor, and some pro cosplayers
Promised Neverland panel
Fun times in hotel room
Our Nagatoro & Senpai cosplay got recognized way more than we expected
The fuckup and ensuing confusion following the DanMachi panel. Staff were telling everyone to clear out before the Promised Neveland panel and half the crowd was JoJo fans refusing to budge so we just stuck with them and they gave in to our collective weeb rage. We got cleared out anyway but were goven priority access back in so it turned ok
Got lost and stepped out the wrong door and wound up stuck outside with a bunch of VIP people. That part was kinda cool but almost got fucked over and had to exit while the biggest entry line of the entire event was going on but they let us back in with the fancy people
Realizing I paid WAY too much money on food trucks when there's a 7 Eleven down the street

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>> No.10215275

I kinda wanted one but never had cash on me when I was near them


>> No.10215276

I lines up for the fakku booth to grab the Michiking box. It got sold out when I got in line inside the booth to actually buy the damn thing. I bought the ishikei instead, wasnt gonna let the time I spent line go to waste. Also
>supporting fakku
First that was before the whole HH shit went up, second, just fucking torrent that shit
Oh and I guess I regret going from owning no hentai doujins to owning like 20 of themnow and having a $300+ lighter wallet in one con.

>> No.10215278

>dudes next to me can't stop grabbing each other's asses
Hold up. That's not gay. Me and my bros have been playing ass grab since the high school locker days.

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>> No.10215281

Have you had astro doughnuts. That shit was delicious

>> No.10215282

Horchata lady day 0 is my new waifu
>feeling shitty in line
>say duck it go to JW don’t want to miss cencoroll2 anyway
>get horchata
>get churros
>danger dog
>watch penguin /ss/
Was a good day

>> No.10215283

Oh shit right, I guess the best memories were Cencoroll 2 finally coming the fuck out after 10 years and the promare movie.

>> No.10215284

>Realizing I paid WAY too much money on food trucks when there's a 7 Eleven down the street
>tfw you have fucking picky eaters in your party and they do not want the convenience store food, they want 3 meals each day from the damn trucks or cafe

>> No.10215285

>supporting fakku after the sad panda purge
There's no excuse to book from them.

>> No.10215286

Not that Anon, but I tried out Astro for the first time yesterday. It was a great meal. Had it again this morning too. Kudos to the Anon who kept recommending Astro in the previous threads

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>> No.10215290

don't they take venmo now or something? I remember either last year or even further back they all had giant signs on their carts saying that they now took venmo

>> No.10215293

It was really great, my girlfriend pointed it out online a while back and has been wanting to go to it ever since. We live 8hrs away so it was just out of reach but seemed pretty unreasonable to go to LA just for a fuckin doughnut. Finally got the chance while in town for AX and we werent disappointed

>> No.10215297

Which donut did you try out? I tried out the maple bacon one and loved it. Loved how there was never a crowd in the morning either

>> No.10215298

If anyone saw a four eyed Punpun walking around, it was me!

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Alright, damage report on all your wallets

>> No.10215301

Based space nun poster

Were there any 40k cosplayers there?

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i swear i got the last one, only went looking for her today and I saw every other sunshine girl in droves, but all yoshikos were gone
she's too popular for her own good

>> No.10215306

God tier
>Creme Brûlée
Top tier
>Maple Bacon
>Birthday cake
>Key lime
>their tater tots
Mid tier
>their chicken

>> No.10215307

Oh shit nice! I was in a rush both times but it looked really good. Punpun also seems way too fucking depressing for me, so I'm always a little awkward approaching people for shit I haven't read/watched myself.

>> No.10215311

I met a sailor mars who was also alone (female) while I was sailor mars (male) and I told her to be safe and she told me she know Kung Fu it was pretty cute
I wish I talked to her more

Also I was going around the AX dance hyping up randoms and the bouncer approached me asking me to leave, then a couple came over and stopped him/said they got me, felt warm and fuzzy.

Worst experience was fakku. What a waste of time. Shit location. No reason to even pay for a ticket. Shit drinks. Expensive. Long ass lines for the bar, by the time you get your drink you'll need to get in line again to keep a buzz.

>> No.10215314

>not buying 3 drinks at once

>> No.10215316

What's everyone's damage?
This actually turned out to be the cheapest AX for me to date. I ended up buying almost nothing because I was very selective with what I spent my money on.

>> No.10215318

I had white gloves on those colored drinks were scary. I bought two but how the fuck would you carry a third.

>$26 for 2 shots of booze at most

>> No.10215321

Saturday ticket
$85 on merch
$15 parking
$21 on food and drinks (I literally just went the whole day on an order of Takoyaki and two bread rolls from the vending machines, plus water. Almost forgot to eat.)

I'm still mad that they sold out of the Granblue grab bags as fast as they did. It's pretty light merch inside, but I really like all the nick nacks packed inside. Overall I just didn't see a lot of exclusive shit I REALLY wanted, and I didn't have time for the alley.

>> No.10215324

500$ round trip plane ticket
100$ for 4 day expo badge
300$ to chip in for the hotel me and my friends rented
350$ on art prints and wall scrolls
150$ food, ubers, and to ship my shit back home with FedEx

So im lookin at a clean 1500$ trip which I definitely felt. Lots of misery in this trip too so I can't say it was worth but I did pick up some nice art and I got some overall good experiences mixed in with the bad.

Probs will go again next year unless I find a con that's more worth it instead just because I didn't realize how fun conventions were.

>> No.10215326

So I guess that wraps my first AX

And it's just not for me.

The super anal security, lack of nightlife, a focus of corporate panels, and an excess of poorly run ticketed events just falls mediocre to be.

My local Atlanta cons with their laid back atmosphere are more my speed.

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>work tomorrow

>> No.10215328

I give it a 9/10 honestly
This was my first time ever cosplaying and I got a lot of complements on my Auron cosplay.

>> No.10215331

Parking: $91
Merchandise: $170
Food: $50
Rentals: $30
Total: $340

Looks like it's back to oatmeal for me.

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About 350$ on merch
(250 on dealer & 100$ on AA)
200$ on food
100$ on hotel
80$ on ticket

>> No.10215338

>100$ on hotel

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Alright, the "Get fit for AX 2020" journey begins this time. 6th times a charm...

>> No.10215340

>those rider pins
Fucking nice. I'm surprised you managed to score so much in one day, but maybe I'm just too indecisive when shopping. Didn't even have time for the dealer's section.

>> No.10215341

$0 on housing since I was able to stay at a friend's place
$110 on plane tickets
$75 on musical stuff(Otaquest Kickoff and MOGRA)
$45 on transportation
$80 on food
$110 on merch($30 in exhibit hall and $80 in AA)

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The Kengan Asura anime is starting soon, and so is the one a out fit girls. Now is the perfect fucking time to plan a muscle cosplay for either of them.

>> No.10215345

did anyone get a picture of that trap cosplaying as ahri?

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Bought lots of other shit I'm to lazy to take pictures of right now
But I think I spent around 600 on all my shit

>> No.10215347

>$15 parking

Holy shit, where?

>> No.10215350

Down 4th street right by Westin hotel. It's exactly down the little hill the shuttle leaves off. $15 all day + 24 hour security. You guys better keep this on the down low.

>> No.10215351

>"Get fit for AX 2020"

Also it's been rumored UFC will show up at AX next year. You better be in shape because those fighters will be fat shaming people like crazy.

>> No.10215352

why not just pay the extra 5 bucks to park in the marriot one lol. Westin is far as fuck and parking next to the marriot is better. one "secret" ax entrance is right across the street from it.

>> No.10215353

It gets full fast.

>> No.10215354

Friend who paid for my stay because I was his cosplay retainer for him.
I just offered to pay security deposit cause felt wrong in the end.

I saw a bandai namco employee with it and he told me its somewhere in AA, so i spent the next 2 hours fucking combing that shit... It was like aisle I but I stated on A QwQ

Too bad bamco had a kamen rider survey to gauge interest but didn't advertise it so well. I only found it cause my friend eagle eyed his Dangerous Zombie pin.

>> No.10215355

That was me

>> No.10215356

i went to ax late everytime at like 12-3pm and it wasnt full at all. i didnt bring a car on saturday though so maybe it was full that day

>> No.10215357

Ishtar from FGO

>> No.10215358

$3000 not including cosplay costs and various purchases leading up to the con

>> No.10215359

It was my time at AX so I just went off what a friend gave me. I'll note that for next time for sure.

>> No.10215360


I am that Anon! The one recommending ramen, not the donut guy.

I like Astro donuts a lot! The donuts are fucking great, though as other Anons have already observed the fried chicken doesn't really rate.

My favorite donuts in/near LA, and I'm wearing my pretension on my sleeve here, are Sidecar Donuts in Santa Monica. They're very "bread"-y (I don't know how to describe it, basically they use less of a cake flour and more of a bread flour?) which doesn't do much for some people but I can't get enough of it, and their savory donuts are to die for.

>> No.10215361

Huh. Most traps I know are just into other traps/girls. Maybe I'll try talking to one next con I go to, since I have no luck with normal women as a tall, in shape, but ugly guy

>> No.10215362

Where was this? The one in-between the convention center and the Marriott was $28 every day.

>RIP $100

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>knew there was another group of friends that my group of friends knew, but that I wasn't close with and don't want to hang out with
>hanging with my group of friends in AA
>I see the other group of friends coming towards us
>I force my group of friends to make a sharp turn to avoid both of our groups coming together and being forced to hang with them
>don't mention it to them at all during AX

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As seen here >>10215300
>$405 for hotel/gas
>$120 for food
>some swag was spent on lyft rides and replacements of stuff that got damaged
>$93 for the AX jacket
>$70 for the Weeaboo Motherfucker jacket
>$50 for the Morgana jacket
>$110 on rare amiibos
>$32 for the AX hat
>$25 for the Get Smoked hat
>$35 each one the Yo-Kai Watch shirts
Nearly bought a Aqours jacket but their ticketing system was horseshit.
>remaining money I have left is going to be spent on Little Tokyo
>tfw I spent $978+ total

>> No.10215366

>buying zio 2
Also, Ceevee is at a lot of cons. He also has really sick shirts on his store, I have pretty much all his rider pins
Just check ceevee illustrations

>> No.10215367

I caught one too. There were like 3 or 4 people who coughed on me yesterday and day before. Fuck

>> No.10215368

Sooooo a popular cosplans bullied a friend at ax this weekend. Bukkitbrown, namely.

Do they have a reputation for being two-faced? Because damn it was weird and soooo disappointing.

>> No.10215369

story time

>> No.10215370

the one next to the freeway or next to the shuttles. you can only get in there from one side because all sides are blocked except the freeway side. i know there's another one that's right next to yard house but I don't know the price for that one.

>> No.10215371

I had decided to skip most of the food trucks on the basis of them being overpriced shit. Fluff Ice was godly as always. Was Shake Ramen any good? The line was always too long to justify it.

>> No.10215375

forgot to mention I saw parking prices for the convention was 25 bucks so Idk how the marriot one would be more expensive I paid 20. also the parking lots all have multiple entrances to the convention and are the actual secret entrances. just walk all the way around behind the convention center and go through the parking lot.

>> No.10215376 [DELETED] 

A friend was sitting on the corner watching our stuff and they kept trying to frame her in photos. She kept moving out of the way and they (bukkit and bf photographer?) kept changing position to make her part of their nonsense. They laughed and made fun of her for glaring at them and she couldn't leave because she was watching people's stuff. Like wtf even is that? Fucking harassment, that's what.

Get your rocks off some other way.

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Compliment them a couple times and see how they respond. If they blush and act shy, give them some headpats. If that goes well, they're yours for the rest of the night at the very least. Trust me on that one.

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The one I parked in did have multiple entrances. It wouldn't surprise me if the rate was lower at the entrance closer to the con. Fuck, I could've saved $30 for an extra AA print.

>> No.10215383

$200 for a room, $150 on my Aqours ticket, $60 on prize figures, $60 on shirts, $70 on Lyft, and about $100 on food. Flight was $300 but I had mileage for it so w/e. Expected to spend about 1k total so not an issue

>> No.10215384

>not working DTLA and enjoying free parking with security all five days

>> No.10215385

Do anons in these threads meet in groups? I've never met up with anyone from here but next year I want to, though I'd feel more comfortable meeting up in a group rather than just one person.

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Related, anyone get any pics of good Fate cosplayers this weekend? I was too afraid to ask many for pictures since I don't like to bother people

>> No.10215388

Where did you get the kamen rider build poster thing from?

>> No.10215389

Some people did yesterday I know. We just went up to my room and hung out to drink and bullshit for an hour or so and we went our seperate ways

>> No.10215390

Yes. There is even a discord where most of it is organized. One of the past threads has the link

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“Eat a danger dog pussy?” Who ate danger dogs this weekend and lived?

>> No.10215396

Honestly the meetups aren't really worth it unless you're already a regular member of their online group. Most that will happen is that you'll get brought to a hotel room and make some awkward small talk while drinking, and you'll get kicked out because there's too many people in the room and the newbies are the first to go.
>t. went to the meetup this year and last year

>> No.10215397

I had fucking four of them. They're overpriced, but goddamn I love grilled onions on a hot dog. Never got sick

>> No.10215398

I had one and had really bad diarrhea, but I get bad beer shits and have been drinking a lot all week so it may have been a combination of both

>> No.10215400

Damn it so much I didn't do...

Any deals? How much did that jacket run at the con? Looks like it's $70 on the site... Persono MemeHat is sick too. Even the con jacket looks good!

>> No.10215402

I met a guy I knew from reddit for the Aqours concert. He was pretty cool and the concertwas fun. I took a Lyft pool to get to the airport, and it turned out he was in the same rideshare, so we rode to the airport together and got trashed

>> No.10215405

I've never heard of anyone eating a danger dog without also drinking lots of booze, so I have to take the indigestion stories with a grain of salt.

Oh no! I assumed Lounge 21 was trash and dumb and didn't want to wait in a line to be trapped in a small barroom with bad music.
Next year...
Also next year. I'm in goddamn it.
Still time for beach weather this year maybe if I fast my ass off while lifting a maintenance weight as long as I can.

>> No.10215407

Ax amateur performance went surprisingly well
Shoutouts to the one dude who recognized beef stroganoff
The AX sound engineers also promised a usb recording but they gave us a one hour file of actually nothing...

Set list:
Cruel Angels Thesis
Connect -madokes
Bad Apple - touhou
Groovin -diebuster
Too Good Too Bad
Kiss Me - carole tuesday
Shiny Days - yuru camp
Bygone Days
Le Temps - hisomaso
Sign - gotoubun
Beef Stroganoff
KNSB (ED 1 and 2)
Bad Dog
Renai circulation
Beneath the mask/Last Surprise

>> No.10215409

I'm super curious, with all the hardcore weebs in there that go to AX and drop hundreds on official merch, did anyone in this thread venture to AA and buy some fanart swag?

>> No.10215410

AX staff was such a fucking joke
>Had a ticket to Fakku party
>Show security my phone
>She just glances at it, doesn't even read it, and asks to scan my id
>Let's me inside
>No one asks to see my ticket or scan the code
I wish I had friends, I could have gotten them in for free by sending them my ticket once I was in

>> No.10215413

Fake it till you make it

>> No.10215415

SCRATCH THAT it's $100 on the website, I think that other thing was used.

>> No.10215416


>> No.10215417

75% if my friends are still interested in going after the shit show on Day 1. I realized how easily accessible official merch is there and now feel like a fool for not throwing my wallet at it while I didn't have to pay for shipping and fees.

>> No.10215418

Explain, she's one of the few cosplayers I wanted to meet.

>> No.10215419

>What do other people do when you go to cons alone?

For me this weekend it was
>Walking around with my camera to take pictures of cosplayers and stuff
>Hanging out at a booth for a game I liked
>Browsing around for stuff I might want to buy
>Playing arcade games

>> No.10215420
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>we hope you made some of your favorite summer memories with us
Next year I'll step things up for sure.

>> No.10215421

Tfw I tried selling my premier badge on day 1 and no one wanted to buy it even for less than face value. Meanwhile I see all these posts about line caps and getting fucked out of panels.

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Was fun bros. Hope to meet some of you fags next year and hopefully I'll have a decent cosplay.

>> No.10215429

Is there a discord where I should go to meet people?

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Devil May Cry gathering was stupid fun

>> No.10215431

I'd worry about cosplaying next year anon. We lucked the fuck out with the weather. Normally its 90-100+

>> No.10215432


Maybe. I'm so out of the loop on anime that I couldn't recognize like 80% of the shit people were excited for.


It was so fucking good.

>> No.10215433

Getting my picture taken and given compliments by an insane number of people this year.

Making friends with an artist in AA over her merch of the character I was cosplaying the next day. She asked me to swing by so she could see it. I did. She looked so happy and even took a picture of me. Good feels.

Posted in the last thread, but this little girl loved my costume so much that she made getting a picture of me sound like getting free tickets to Disneyland and then proceeded to very excitedly wave and call out my character's name as she saw me again hours later. Best con memory yet.

Promised Neverland panel. All of the questions were: "did you have fun voicing the characters?" "yeah :)", "tell me a lil about what went into making Isabella's theme?" "well she's evil so we wanted to make it spooky :9" Like jesus christ, how fucking uninteresting. Then the """super special AX-only video, especially provided by the generous gods at Aniplex""" was a laughable mishmash of the english and japanese versions of the first few minutes of the show. Every other line switched from one language to the other. It was so jarring to listen to. I missed out on two other premieres and the Bisco Hatori panel for it, just to be spit in the face by this.

The line situation was so disorganized by the South Hall on Day 1 that my friend went to go ask a staff member for clarification as to which direction the line was moving in because people were going every which way and the fucking staff member said she had no clue either but to go ask the people at the West Hall. Your brain would have to be real damn smooth to think that was an appropriate answer to give.

Being completely drained of energy by the end of Day 2 that I didn't make it to day 3 like I had planned. I didn't buy everything I wanted or got a chance to explore Exhibit Hall to the fullest extent. I'm still so bummed about that.

>> No.10215434

Don't go on Day 1, buy your pass ahead of time, and stay hydrated.

>> No.10215439

It's X games 2012 all over again

>> No.10215440

That Devil Sword Dante is fucking amazing

>> No.10215444

I'm gonna miss you fags. LA just isn't as beautiful when AX is gone

>> No.10215446

I did a shirtless cosplay at AX and a girl came up to me and asked for a picture. When I posted with her she put one hand on my chest and the other on my abs...was it a sign she was interested in me? Did I fuck up?

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granblue cosplay

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Talking with an Eve cosplayer for a quick minute about the character before he had to bounce. Dude was really friendly and clearly into the series into as much as I was once we started talking about what made the character so interesting and cool. Wish I managed to actually engage with other people like that but oh well.

Meeting up with an old friend was also super nice, even if we didn't do all that much but walk around. It's too bad the entertainment hall didn't have too many exclusives, because playing fighting games at anime expo just felt sort of dumb.

The homestuck gathering was as dumb and obnoxious as I thought it would be, but it was more fucking organized than the AX lines and really, really endearing in a juvenile sort of way. Bless the Terezi telling the group to clear a path for any and all passerbys, they really made an effort to actually not cause a fucking problem for anyone, which I think says a lot.

AX Dance Saturday night went really fucking hard, even if I couldn't get all that much into it. R3LL and Hyper Potions were both great.

The general fucking pangs of loneliness that stuck around during the dance.

Granblue merch selling out fast as fuck was a huge bummer because it was the main thing I was looking forward to getting.

The atrocious planning in some regards. Karaoke wait times of 2-4 hours is unreal, and I got dicked out of the Granblue panel because I didn't know there was a second line outside.

Not having enough time to do everything in one day, but I feel like I'm much more prepared for next year. Shame I didn't start going to cons earlier, because it's only a matter of time before I'm "old." Missed out on several gatherings and the artist alley.

>> No.10215450

Did they do the dance?

>> No.10215451

>was it a sign
You're genuinely autistic if you think this was anything besides her screaming for you to make a move.

>> No.10215452

I'm not buying a ticket unless something I'm actually interested in is announced. And even then, just for that day.
For 4 years I'd been buying early bird for price reasons, hoping there would be at least one event a day I'd be interested in, but this year I was bored out of my skull by day 3. Any panels I wanted to go to were in non-clearing rooms, and the undulating mass that eventually turned into the Promare 'line' didn't look worth the wait, heat, or stress. Why would you not ticket this?
At least Human Lost was great.

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Their Yokai Watch shirts are cute as fuck albeit overpriced as hell. Is Omocat a well known fashion brand or something to justify those prices? I was planning to get all of them but I opted with the ones with Komasan on them. It was still hard passing on the Swirl shirt (that and the Aqours track jacket, but I already have 3 jackets already so four of them would be overkill.

>> No.10215458

Seeing my old friend from work, girl has gotten hella qt.
Getting a pic with someone from my series I was cosplaying as. Even if I wasn't able to make a decent conversion lel, but she wished me a good time and I did back, really made the whole thing since I think we were the only disgaea cosplays
Unintentionally acting like a dick to the three people who reacted to my cosplay, I just wasn't paying attention those two times and I was mad hungry with my feet hurting at the 18+ area.

>> No.10215459

God fucking dammit I hate my life.

>> No.10215460

What the hell do you even consider a sign? Just waiting for them to ask you out or give you their number without you asking for it?

>> No.10215461

>fb azur lane drama
alright y'all whats the scoop

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Apparently I spent about $600 dollars this anime expo. neat.

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also bought the shit in here >>>/a/190316887

>> No.10215465

It's nice to flip through something physical now and then. I went to owning quite a few lewd mangoes myself. Just don't cum on it bro.

>> No.10215467

>a motherfucking taiko shirt
I hate myself for not browsing better, I really do. Sorta feel like a blew it as far merch goes.

>> No.10215468

You can probably order one online if they have a store.

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>> No.10215473

Who else managed to sneak in at least 1 fap this weekend?

>> No.10215475

Sneak in? I fapped twice but it was in my hotel room.

>> No.10215477

To be fair if I were cosplaying shirtless, I'd consider it normal to get a few hands on my chest. Like that would not strike me as anything strange given the context. I can totally understand anon's reaction, they could have just been posing for it.

>> No.10215478

how much you get those sleeves for?

>> No.10215479

I fapped every night I got home from the con.

>> No.10215483

I forgot what the booth was called, but it was their last time at the show since they were closing down their actual store. They had a deal running for $6 sleeves, or 4 sleeves for $20, so $60 for all the sleeves all together. Truth be told, I only picked up the sympho gear sleeves to sell cause of the new season and apparently new wiess cards coming out, or so I've heard.

>> No.10215484

I'm just viewing it in the same sense as with taking a photo with a girl. If I don't know her but I wrap my arm around her, put my hand on her hip, I'm telling her I'm interested

>> No.10215485

>didn't jerk off at all from last tuesday to about an hour ago
>didn't get that many boners at all
I was really expecting to get more, though I was definitely getting hornier later in the con, seeing cute cosplayers and just thinking of sinking my fingers into their thick ass.

I saw one Menat cosplayer who was fucking THICK. Her ass was perfect, and tits to match. I really regret not asking for a pic

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>get to the fakku line
>it's capped while extra people are circling around.
>the moment more people can be accept, they went from a circle formation and flattened into a line like a School Band.
>go to enshodo because they're better.

>> No.10215488

Can I see the book you're talking about, I found NO Lain stuff.

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That shit was the same last year
>I’m openly gay and lined up this year just so I can finally get that goddamn hen with a tie shirt from them
>tfw I read the news about Fakku when I immediately left their booth

>> No.10215493

I managed to get into the eternally capped fakku line the other day. It wasn't worth the wait or aggrevation.

>> No.10215495

>AX took down their LP1 streams

>> No.10215496
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>Fucked soraka costhot kver the weekend
>she texted me at 6am asking to hangout and see each other on final day
>overslept and rejected because I'm too autistic

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Linecon 2019 tier chart

#metoo tier
>lining up for getting in on day one
>Studio trigger
>Promised neverland
>fakku booth
>Mewtwo Strikes Back but in CG
>Namco Bandai Love Live merch
Getting tickets to Hamilton tier
DMV tier
Just go in tier
>Mother’s Basement

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I don't understand you people.

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>> No.10215505

What if I'm pretty fit but a socially inept trainwreck when initiating conversation with strangers?

>> No.10215509

>fapped in the shower one morning
>friend jokes about jacking it in the shower
>confess I rubbed one out
>starts cracking up and said he did too

>> No.10215510

What's better than this?
Guys being dudes!

>> No.10215512

If someone could spare me the trouble of going through all of the other threads:
Was the line to get in the building an absolute mess every day of the con? I heard it was around 3-4 hours to get in on the first day, but I don't know how things went after that.

>> No.10215513

They got their shit together day 2

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Someone wanted some Fate.
I think I'll post more tomorrow, I am so exhausted.

>> No.10215521

And then what?

>> No.10215524
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>imagine her being a virgin before you
>hyping herself up for her first con and all the excitement related to it
>leaving home for the first time to be among like minded people with shared interests
>find a really cute guy who is into her same fandoms
>get giddy and feel like a big girl and end up fucking him and losing your virginity because you are overwhelmed by everything and it all feels so magical
>excited to see him again
>he ghosts you
>the con ends
>you have to go back home
>you feel numb in the airport
>cry for the entire flight home
>get back home and your mom and dad are there with big smiles on their faces ready to hear you talk nonstop about the amazing time you had and how you can't wait to go back
>"how was it sweetie!"

Such is life.

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Machiavellian but well played. I 100% respect it

>> No.10215557

>Missed Pokemon movie because Linecon
You should be happy, it was ass.

>> No.10215558

Spent almost all the cash I brought just on Love Live merch from Bamco and Bushiroad.

>> No.10215559

i bought from alex ahad and some artist selling hypnosis mic in the next booth since it was so crowded
i couldnt even get to half the booths i wanted to

>> No.10215566

In this case: Her fault for expecting anything after sex in general and especially from a con hook up. Hope she learned a valuable lesson.

>> No.10215569

Any place I can sell left over Love Live Bamco merch that's not Reddit?

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bitch me too
I will be a fat weeb no longer

>> No.10215584

So some things I learned from this AX as a solo fag:

- Network before the goddamn con.

I had a little fun, but I would have maximized my fun if I had done this, I could have known about meet ups and after parties ahead of time.

- Use the secret entrances
Screenshot their locations, no more fucking linecon for me, I wasted too much time with that bullshit.

- Staff and volunteers are stupid fucks
Take advantage of their stupidity and tell them to where to fuck themselves if need be.

- Hired event security doesn't give a shit
Sneak into shit as often as possible

>> No.10215594

>TFW missed it cause someone told me the wrong time

>> No.10215595

I'm glad to see that there's someone else who also thought the movie was shit. I checked Twitter the night of day 1 and mostly saw tweets that praised the movie. What the fuck?

>> No.10215613
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With how much some of y'all spend, why not just make the plunge and do a trip to Japan?

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>8 hour roadtrip back home with buddies shortly
>immediately sleep because work tomorrow

>> No.10215630

i still don't get the apples to oranges comparison between ax spending and japan trip in these threats, minus the large costs for both. Japan is so much more than an otaku destination. I pity those who spend thousands just to never leave the confines of Tokyo. On the contrary, even the worst american anime fan is more sociable than the average otaku.

>> No.10215640

I live near la

>> No.10215669

Lines and ropes were erected around the center with staff holding up "line ends here" signs and actually pointing people in the direction that the line needed to go. Mysteriously, another line still converged at one point but staff seemed to know about it so I guess it was intentional. A person from the other line waited an hour less than we did though so.... bogus.

>> No.10215673

where to network for ax bros?

>> No.10215684

Windofthestars posted an insta story talking about sandbagging. Was that a big issue in the AX competition this year?

>> No.10215687

I agree, which is why it seems infinitely more meaningful then just going to a con and dropping 2k

>> No.10215693

Cosplay Wrestling was the best

>> No.10215698

So how was Waifu Wars? Who were the waifus and husbandos

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Dropping some more con photos if that's okay. They're not professionally taken, but I hope you all can enjoy the cool cosplays I saw this year.

>> No.10215701

Out with it you lying harlot

>> No.10215710

You're probably not going to like it but Reddit, Discord, 4Chan, couple months before the con, check back in weeks before the con to verify. It's a bit of work and you have to prepare yourself for ghosts and flakes, but I'd rather but some effort in than be bored bro. Another anon mentioned AX's lack of nightlife so ya gotta make your own fun. Sneak into the hotel pool!

>> No.10215714

honestly not too scared of those places
I've been on 4chan too long anyway so its a welcome change of pace
thanks for the actual answer anon!

>> No.10215716

No problem! Glad I could help, hoping to make AX better next year for everyone

>> No.10215720

Did anyone see any Watamote cosplay or merch? I sadly didn't

>> No.10215725


- Bum rush what ever you're going to buy as soon as the doors open. No matter how small you think the interest group is, shit will sell out fast.

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Alright, who’s the normie/ parent that bitched and moaned about the 18+ material and got fucking onahole sales pretty much banned this con???

>> No.10215730

I only saw one Tomoko but she walked away too fast before I got to take a picture with her.

>> No.10215734


" I brought my one year old to an extremely crowded event in the middle of summer, and had to wait in line! Thank god we were able to cut in line cause we're special breeders"

God FUCK I hate people who bring their babies and small children to this damn con. WHY. A con like AX is no place for them, it's hot, it's SMELLY, the con plague is abundant, and you have to travel on foot everywhere, not to mention any random amount of inappropriateness a kid might see.

It's selfish on the part of the parent, you made this crotch dropping, so find a damn baby sitter for the weekend and get your stroller out of the fucking way.

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>cosplay lesser-known series you've never seen cosplay of
>people actually recognise you

>> No.10215737

Congrats anon, that's actually the best feeling

>> No.10215751

I'm usually the one doing the recognizing, there is also a feeling of satisfaction from making the cosplayer happy that you recognized it

>> No.10215757

>con is over
>can't stop thinking about all the shit I could have done differently or things I got screwed out of
>already thinking about next year and how I'm gonna do things better
Oh God what the fuck have you guys got me into?

>> No.10215768

welcome to the cycle, expect to do this for the next ten years

>> No.10215773

>Fucking a guy you met that same day because you like the same anime

Have some goddamn sense nigga

>> No.10215778

>mfw same

Every year I say I'll get there before noon and every year I show up at 1

>> No.10215780

someone gave me strep at the con
fuck you nigger dont come to cons coughing on people

>> No.10215784

>>$70 for the Weeaboo Motherfucker jacket
Seriously? I really should've been ready to spend more money, that's $30 off of the online price.

>> No.10215785

Trying to make a fucking anime con work safe is the dumbest shit and it’s some garbage it’s making its way into actual anime production thanks to CR and Netflix money.
Fuck these people

>> No.10215789

It's out?! Where is it airing? Did crunchy and amazon both drop the ball on this one?

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>tfw have to go to work tomorrow

>> No.10215792

What’s it like being literally retarded?

>> No.10215797

I have nothing to compare it to. It'd be like me asking you what it's like to be not retarded.

Also, I don't want to bother with figuring out PLEX or whatever just to torrent shit and then stream it to my TV, I'd rather just use my Fire stick.

I'm getting pretty irritated with crunchy though, especially since they announce a price increase, so I may drop it and go back to torrenting shit again.

>> No.10215807

I am guessing that people just post discord links in threads leading up to the con?

>> No.10215809

The /cgl/ AX one gets reused every year so you could join it now and just wait for next year to roll around
There's a general Cali con discord server too

>> No.10215810

Torrenting is easier than it’s ever been. You don’t need to stream it to your tv (although that also is easy) you can use a HDMI chord from walmart. You can even torrent on your phone if you must. You don’t even need a VPN for anime.

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>> No.10215830

Fucking hell, I wish there was an 18+ only AX>>10215734

>> No.10215861

21+ would be even better

>> No.10215866

I definitely wouldn't say no to 21+ AX, anon. But at the very minimum 18+, no more fucking strollers, and stupid ass parents and their fucking kids

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Huh Idol here I was unlisted by the trashcan and drank water on 2nd floor and im in Aqours lol..

>> No.10215875

Not to mention no more stupid teenagers too

>> No.10215878


>> No.10215895

But then there would be no more BNHA fans

>> No.10215896

>But, children under the age of 16 need to keep a parent (or guardian) nearby at all times
>Unless you’re 6 years old or younger. And then you don’t need a badge because Dragon Con is free for little nerdlings.

well it seems they still allow children and underage teens so that sucks. Also I'm more a weeb than a nerd ( I can't tell you shit about GOT, D&D, Marvel vs DC, or Star Wars / Trek) but thank you for the suggestion.

>> No.10215897

and nothing of value was lost

>> No.10215908

>tfw at work today
>new job but haven't done shit for 7 weeks at this point
AX was a nice change of pace but I'm still dying inside here

>> No.10215912

I fucking hate anyone who brings their child to a con. Some idiot brought a fucking stroller into dealer’s hall that was taking up half the walkway. Honestly feel like I should have bitched them out. Maybe the embarrassment would teach them to stay home or hire a fucking sitter.

>> No.10215914

Why the balls is artist alley always so crowded together with literally no space between the goddamn tables every fucking year like holy shit get rid of the games area or rent out the staples center or something

>> No.10215918

It would help if there weren't an extra 5 feet going unused behind every artist booth.

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>traveled to LA with friends
>super hyped for con
>got a rental car
>party time comes
>none of my friends want to go to the meetups or parties
>mong who rented the car wouldn't let me drive it
>next day
>just got myself an uber
>mong from before is a parasite and joins me
>gets too drunk and throws up in the uber
>I pay the uber $90 and my faggot friend refuses to pay me back
I hope your experience was better than mine. Mine was pretty shit. Feels like I didn't even go to a con. My friends just wasted my time.

>> No.10215948

Sounds like a friend you need to drop. Maybe next year will be better, if you come again that is.

>> No.10215951

ex-friend you mean

>> No.10215955

>we were told that families with children in strollers actually get to join the premier/ADA line
I fucking hate that these shitty parents are getting rewarded for bringing their kids to the con. Strollers take up so much fucking space, and god forbid if the baby starts wailing during a panel and the parent refuses to leave

>> No.10215959

The night he threw up in the uber, he also got all his cash and phone stolen. So that's something.

>> No.10215963

Don't be such a pushover. He's not actually a friend and just a leech who is taking advantage of you
>doesn't feel like going to a meetup/party
>refuses to drive you to one, or even let you drive it yourself
>next day he feels like it and sees you're paying for an uber
>he doesn't stop you, saying that you two can just drive, or even agree to split the uber, he just tags along for free
>then he throws up in the uber, and refuses to take responsibility for it, expecting you to handle everything
What more of a reason do you need to drop someone?

>> No.10215967

>rent out staples
>dont have to money to rent microsoft theatre

>> No.10215968

This is why I dont mind going alone. Why would you want leeches who dont want to go where you want

>> No.10215977

any1 have a archive to the fashion show livestream I wanna see those metamorphose dresses again

>> No.10215978

My throat feels like I fucking drank acid and now I have a runny nose. Some asshole coughed right on me in the AA on Thursday.

>> No.10215980

If they need to be in a stroller, they shouldn't be allowed at con, AX is not a family friendly place!! Don't bring your fucking babies!!

>> No.10215983

seems like AX is encouraging it at this point

>> No.10215985

>this year I got a premier pass and my buddy didn't, meaning for the most part this year I was going to be alone all day
>First day I chat with some people in line, but nothing really serious, went to a /cgl/ meetup that sizzled out pretty fast because the hotel room had too many people in it
>That night I feel pretty lonely when I'm trying to sleep, thinking of how I'm surrounded by people but have a hard time actually talking to them
>Day 2 I managed to get a ticket to the Fakku party
>Decide that I was going to actually talk to people tonight, pregamed a good amount before going to the Fakku party
>Found one crossplayer there and chatted with them for a bit
>Looked around and was amazed at the sheer amount of people who actually paid to come to this party, but were doing nothing but sitting by themselves staring at their phones
>Decide that won't be me tonight
>Spend the entire night group hoping, except for an hour or so I spent dancing in the pit
>Talk to maybe a dozen or so people, and randoms keep buying me drinks the whole night
>Two older yr old qts and their bfs even came to my table when everyone else left and gave me a tequila shot to do with them
I had a surprising amount of fun. Liquid courage really isn't a meme

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Literally her fault entirely. It was like 4am, my dudes. I am still staying in contact with her because she knows a lot of things I'd like to learn from.
God, I hope she looks back at this as a fond memory.

>> No.10215995

AX has been doing a shitty job at being a "family" con for several years now.

>> No.10215996

her mate RENNAgade cosplay just posted a giant rant about it on her fb page. Its fucking wild crazy talk, starting to kick off

>> No.10216016

Anyone got any pics of that Denji/Chainsawman? Pretty sure I only saw one at the con.

>> No.10216024

AX has been doing a shitty job at being an anime con in general. Barely anything from the last year of anime/manga was there

>> No.10216025

AX is really blowing it's load with premiers to draw people in. I'm fully expecting MHA to have a premier of some kind at every AX from here on out until the show dies down in popularity, if it ever does.

>> No.10216027

Movie every other year and a new season every other year would only keep it going for so long before they would need to start making anime only content on the regular

>> No.10216028

I could see them making anime only OVAs just to show at expo a few months early

>> No.10216043

Honestly surprised that Netflix hasn't shown up

>> No.10216045

They were kind of there by proxy. The castlevania anime creators were there, and they were showing off a new anime that will be on netflix

>> No.10216055

how can i get a qt con gf

>> No.10216058

No clue, since almost every cute cosplaying girl at the con is already with a group, some of them guys who they could be dating as well

>> No.10216065

Guys, please. Just because your male, doesn't mean you can get away with cosplaying Astolfo. You have to be cute too.

>> No.10216069

ugly guys should not crossplay in general

>> No.10216071

How so? I didn't get to explore Exhibition Hall that much.

>> No.10216077
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You can't

>> No.10216092

Yea this cunt sounds like a waste of time

>> No.10216093

Doubtful, but you probably made her a little bit wiser.

>> No.10216094

Ugly anyone really

>> No.10216096

get a normal gf and get her into cons

>> No.10216097

do you take photos of cosplayers or with em

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How many girls gave you the gesugao look this AX?

>> No.10216105

Both, but if it's someone like mecha saber and I can't get real close to 'em for a selfie then I won't bother. It takes way too much time to get someone else to take photos unless you have a friend on stand by imo. That, or if it's too busy or I'm in too much of a hurry to do both.

>> No.10216107

Depends. I like to cosplay as a Little Witch character, so I take pics with others from the show. But for everyone else I take one of them on their own.

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Anime Expo 2019 in a nutshell

>> No.10216116

Only a matter of time
I remember a few times where Hulu showed up

>> No.10216120

She's pretty good at hiding it but she is kind of a bitch sometimes.
Just this weekend I was standing outside by the tunnel area and she was in her Venosaur and I was close enough to overhear her shit talking people to a photographer named rus.
Also at wondercon she was very rude to my friend on two different days when he asked for a picture just because she was "going outside"

>> No.10216123

anyone get the names of the senko cosplayers

>> No.10216124

>fat ugly guys dressed up as skimpy girls to be funny
>they have backhair and bacne
I was honestly really disgusted, especially since I had to stand in line behind one

>> No.10216125

Same but i think next year i might want to go just one or two days and maybe the preshow this time. Four days was fun but fucking exhausting.

>> No.10216127

Imagine being the jap voice actor for two my hero characters, being flown out to America to see fans of the show, and then have them watch the first episode of the new season dubbed

>> No.10216134

Of, unless i'm cosplaying something from the same series as them.

It was dubbed? What the fuck. Glad I skipped it now.

>> No.10216137

The season 4 premiere was dubbed?

>> No.10216141

I went one day myself, Saturday, and missed pretty much every thing I wanted to do. I've definitely got a better handle on how to hustle shit now, but god damn it would have been nice to at least have a second day and try to grab restocked merch, or check out shit I wasn't aware of in the first place. AX19 was sort of rough for my first convention.

>> No.10216152

What always gets me is how much space is taken up by the other parts of Kentai Hall like where the lounge is. I understand the necessity of having the industry autographs there, but the art museum and all of those stupid vendors need to go. Put the museum in the entertainment hall and the vendors in the exhibit hall where they belong.

>> No.10216153

I roomed with randos and one was a BNHA fan. Dude was definitely the only person in the room who could keep up with me drinking so I'll give him proprs for that

>> No.10216157

The vendors in Kentia hall was new to me this year, they weren't there the last few years. Also they closed the food court in Kentia immediately after opening it last year, which sucked.

>> No.10216159

I've been going one day for years and made the switch to a four day pass this year. I never intended on attending more than two days, but after seeing how much easier it was to give yourself the time to eat, explore, and relax with more than one day, I'll never go back.

>> No.10216162

I had a bad time but I still have post con depression blues
I don't know what to do with myself

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>to eat
Oh yeah, this too holy shit. I literally was so concerned with getting around that I didn't eat more than an order of takoyaki and some vending machine food.

Get ready for next year.

>> No.10216164

Yup, the premier was dubbed. Also they had one japanese voice actor, and I think 5 American ones.
The panel was two hours long and they spent almost an hour and a half just interviewing the voice actors, so it was painfully long to get to the actual episode.
I actually don't mind the dub, I think it's very good, but I know a lot of people were pissed expecting the sub

>> No.10216165

Pro tip, security doesn't care if you bring granola bars

>> No.10216168

Yeah I came PACKIN this year with granola bars. I still had to sit down and eat at some point, but it really helped. The rule is food is okay as long as it's not in bulk, so I'm going to take even more advantage of that next year.

I completely know that feel. Do yourself a favor and swipe up a four day badge early. If you buy it before it goes up after $80, just going two days would make it pay for itself. Anything more is just a bonus.

>> No.10216172

to all asking about bukkitbrown:

Look, I thought she/they was cool. We were mutuals, commented on each other's posts. But here's the bizarre shit that went down. I WISH I was a lying harlot desu.

A friend of mine was sitting on the corner watching our bags near the magnet sculpture area where all the cosplayers whore out for photos. Bukkit started taking pictures in her mononoke cosplay right behind us. I left to go check on a friend who was taking photos in the parking during this time and bukkit qnd her loser boyfriend decided it would be hella funny to start framing my friend in the background of their photos. Without permission of course. Because when you're a "famous"cosplayer you don't ask for pictures you just take shitty pjots that amuse you for your fucking hashtag gains. basically my friend moved out of their frame several times and they followed her with the camera, making sure she was in the backdrop. She couldn't leave because she was guarding all our stuff. She wasn't even cosplaying -- just wearing a Meta Lolita dress.
they thought it was hilarious that she started glaring at them and that she got upset while they laughed, and finally she fled with all our things.When confronted, bukkit's loser bfaccused accused us of being unreasonable for questioning her. I was legitimately upset because I had previously admired her as a cosplayer and now I know she's two-faced.

Luckily said friend who was harassed is very close friends with talent management and they will not be hiring bukkit on the future. Enjoy losing 20k.

Karma, you loser. Honestly being cosplay semi-famous does not allow you nor give you permission to be a f****** ass. Treat people like people,thanks.

>> No.10216182

I'm not much of a selfie person even if it's an excuse to touch the girls.

>> No.10216192

Next year I really need to fucking scalp shit. I'm looking at some of the exclusive items I bought for myself, and they're selling for hundreds on ebay. Those are already sold prices too, so someones willing to buy.

If I just bought 4 extras of a wall scroll I could have made my entire trip cost back easy

>> No.10216197

1) no-one gives a shit
2) keep your drama out of here
3) who the fuck purposefully tries to get people in the background IN their shots? talk about bullshit

>> No.10216206

I can honestly say I've eaten over a hundred danger dogs living near LA and I've never had a problem

>> No.10216209

Dude legit gave us our dogs and dropped his tongs right after. I want to believe he cleaned them or used another pair but I doubt he did

>> No.10216217

I have my doubts that danger dogs are sanitary, but when I'm leaving a party at 2am, I don't give a shit. I was amazed after leaving Fakku seeing a dangerdog vendor.

Anyone ever tried haggling with them? Next year I'm thinking of telling them I've only for $4 when it's late night hours, or even the final day, to see if they'll accept it

>> No.10216224

If you speak Spanish they'll charge you less sometimes

>> No.10216225

I don't, even though I'm a local. If I was going to learn any foreign language it would probably be Jap

>> No.10216226

people that need to scalp are poorfags

>> No.10216228

it's not like you have to learn the whole language just to ask how much the hot dogs are lmao

>> No.10216234

> implying losing them & Idolfags would be a bad thing

>> No.10216250

I believe you anon.
I don't like her.

>> No.10216251

1) you give enough of a shit to reply and slag me off
2) numerous requests for the backstory in this thread, and where the fuck else o you post drama? It's fucking 4chan him
3) bukkitbrown and we bored ass bf, evidently

>> No.10216255

Of course not, but you'll look like a fucking retard if they try asking you how you're enjoying the con and the only spanish you know is asking about hot dogs and numbers

>> No.10216257


Honestly I have no reason to lie. It was weird and shady af. I just felt the need to share because it sucks that shitty people get by pretending to be all body positive and tent fuck with whoever they think doesn't matter.

We're all people. we all matter. Sigh. Don't trust a calculated profile page.

>> No.10216259

They lowered the price when I showed disinterest. It doesn't always work.


>> No.10216270

What's wrong with getting some extra cash?

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>> No.10216275

who tf is bukkitbrown

>> No.10216277

Based Fakku
Based Daiz


>> No.10216281

>travel with friends
>I drive
>split the hotel
>we all get along great, go out to drink, meet people, and do a little cosplay
gud times every year

>> No.10216283

A good question really ahahhaha (a cosplayer with a shit ton of insta followers? For some reason?)

>> No.10216298

Literally some newly queer (to my knowledge) tik tokking cringe cosplayer who thinks they shit cute glitter and goodness because her following says so. She's a bit of a bitch irl.

>> No.10216299

Greedy kids ripping off others

>> No.10216302

Hey, someones gonna end up doing it. Might as well be me next time

>> No.10216304

So glad I didn't go. I would've walked out if it was dubbed.

>> No.10216308

Why would you want to date a cosplayer? They're high maintenance snobby attention whores especially the popular ones.

>> No.10216310

The episode was decent, but honestly it's kind of moot. Now I get to wait until october to watch the same episode, and then another week to see the next one.
If it was the movie like last year that would be one thing, but just an episode isn't much special

>> No.10216313

I probably wouldn't want to date one, but I'd absolutely want to fuck one.

>> No.10216315

I'm also an attention whore, so it works. I'm ugly though so I get no attention, especially from cosplayers.

>> No.10216317

>My cosplays on day 1 and 2
>My bf and friend got along great and many laughs were had
>AX dance day 3
>Finally eating at Curry House
>getting time away from work and shitty weather
>Buying a ton of stuff

>The AMV contest had some of the worst AMVs I have ever seen and two songs were used twice with a similar theme. It was poorly organized: lights weren't turned on for voting, anime wasn't listed on voting sheet, comedy and fun category had 2 fucking videos, NO COMMERCIALS???, bonus and honorable mention videos better than a majority of the contest. Video quality was like 480-720p and I swear those idiots put all the videos in one file and fucking compressed it wrong. It was also obvious that the judges were 14 year old girls who chose AMVs with absolutely no experience when it comes to editing videos themselves. Ended up making jokes with friends and entertaining more people around us than the contest was doing. As we left, EVERYONE was complaining.
>problems with car rental because I used a 3rd party website to buy it and it never told me to use a credit card. Went to dealership and wouldn't accept debit card for deposit and there wasn't enough on credit card. Spent 2 hours trying to get a refund, putting money on credit card only for it to not be enough because someone gave me the wrong amount, and calling every car rental to see if they had an SUV to rent the day before 4th of July
>Roommates were leeching assholes who complained about everything but didn't help pay
>Got into a fight with bf
>Lack of sleep and food almost caused me to pass out every day
>Missed Anamanaguchi
>Roommates kept wanting to sleep early/wake up late and when me and bf wanted to do our own thing because they were being pussies, they accused us of "splitting the group up".
>Props weren't allowed to be taken inside due to having some small, harmless metal parts
>Bf bitched the whole time

2019 was the worst year for me.

>> No.10216318

>They're high maintenance snobby attention whores especially the popular ones.
This is how I feel about most women honestly. I'm not gay either, it's just that trading so much time and energy to have a girlfriend doesn't seem worth it. I've had a couple before, and looking back I sacrificed so fucking much free time to them. One of them I even had to lie to occasionally, because she'd act like a whiny pissy piece of shit when I hung out with friends one day out of the week instead of with her.

>> No.10216325

>splitting up the group
Honestly this year I was a little worried it would be weird since I was going premier and he wasn't, but I had a better time without him. I'm usually pretty good at talking to people, and he's definitely shy, so whenever I'm talking with someone and he's there it's just fucking weird. He's hovering on the side of the conversation, not really participating.

Anyway, I'm sorry to hear you had such a shitty time. Maybe next time you should go with a smaller group, even though it costs more. That or make it clear some days you want to go off on your own

>> No.10216326

so your bf is leaving you for your friend, wow. But yeah friends that can't just split off and do their own thing are the worst

>> No.10216327

You and your bf couldn't afford your own room? Thats two people right there

>Missed Anamanaguchi
What is the appeal of them? I went to mogra party and they were the boring part of the whole night

>> No.10216330

I was replying to you >>10216317
my bad

>> No.10216331

> Remember how obnoxious it is scalpers buy Comic-Con tickets fucking over others
Okay, point taken.

>> No.10216334

Eh, tickets to an event is one thing, merch is another imo.

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You could've let me headpat you

>> No.10216337

mfw I accidentally tried to hit on a 15 yr old

>> No.10216338


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>wasn't able to score signed konosuba wallscroll
>wasn't able to see Sayori

>> No.10216341

I traded numbers with a 16 year old girl a couple years back at AX. She had huge tits, and like a retard I never even considered how old she was. She was with a guy friend as well, who looked pissed whenever she was hanging off of me. As soon as I found out her age I bailed fucking hard.
Scary how teens look like 18+ now

>> No.10216342

>I went to mogra party and they were the boring part of the whole night

>> No.10216343

>>The AMV contest had some of the worst AMVs I have ever seen and two songs were used twice with a similar theme. It was poorly organized: lights weren't turned on for voting, anime wasn't listed on voting sheet, comedy and fun category had 2 fucking videos, NO COMMERCIALS???, bonus and honorable mention videos better than a majority of the contest. Video quality was like 480-720p and I swear those idiots put all the videos in one file and fucking compressed it wrong. It was also obvious that the judges were 14 year old girls who chose AMVs with absolutely no experience when it comes to editing videos themselves. Ended up making jokes with friends and entertaining more people around us than the contest was doing. As we left, EVERYONE was complaining.
I missed this year's contest and the last and wanted to compete but missed the deadline. Did I dodge the bullet?
> No commercials
Oh no, what happened?

>> No.10216344

>got konosuba wall scroll because I wanted something konosuba related for myself
>see that it's selling on ebay for $300 and has already gotten a sale
I'm conflicted. I might end up selling it since that's a lot of money

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>bought the canvas of the konosuba girls in modern clothes instead
>thought I'd get an autograph ticket
>they told me I had to buy it the next day for the ticket

>> No.10216348

I did same thing with wall scroll. I just came back the next day and bought one of the cheapest things I could

>> No.10216352

>they accused us of "splitting the group up".
What a load of shallow cunts. At least you got to enjoy curry house (which is bomb as fuck), and AX Dance Saturday. How spicy did you go and favorite DJ set? I've only done regular spicy before it goes into the higher zones, and I thought Hyper Potions knocked it out of the park with their energy.

>> No.10216357

cucking someone is always funny, part of you feels bad and the other part laughs

>> No.10216359

> As soon as I found out her age I bailed fucking hard.
Scary how teens look like 18+ now
No kidding.

>> No.10216362

I think the saddest part is that's the best I've even hit it off with any girl at any AX.
It can be funny for sure

>> No.10216363

might be cuz of their underdeveloped 16 yr old brains that make it easy

>> No.10216365


I'd also wager they wouldn't let you fuck them in costume anyway cause they'd be worried you'd ruin their wig or costume or etc.

I want to be wrong though.

>> No.10216370

Good chance of that. Shame that the one time I hit it off I couldn't actually follow through because she was too young. I'm sure some people would call me a pussy or some shit for not pursuing it after finding out her age, but teens make dumb choices without really thinking them over. That and no girl is worth jail time/getting on the sex offender list

>> No.10216371

I'd probably buy some shitty cheap cosplay for them to get fucked in if that was a concern

>> No.10216373

the people calling you pussy would be the pedos lol

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Wow, are u literally me??
I legit think that the part of my brain that deals with the troubles that come with being in a relationship like never formed. Never even considered dating until I was 20, tried it a few times with chicks and even kept my weeb hobbies hidden (mind you that I don’t have walls full of anime shit/ body pillows/ weeb tats) but still wasn’t worth it in the end. Looking back I should’ve just used the $ I blew on dates on my hobbies instead. Imma selfish incel in the end of the day, never again will I sacrifice my true interest for a fruitless relationship.
> friendship ended with females, now ONAHOLE is my best friend.

>> No.10216381

It sounds incredibly selfish, but I'm more interested in the sex part of a relationship than actually spending time with girls unless we really happen to hit it off. Just most girls I've met are really boring, because they're really hot they've never had to develop a real personality. Everyone just blows smoke up their ass about how funny and interesting they are

>> No.10216386


I haven’t even had a real dating life myself and I’m already an incel that’s all hobbies and onahole.
I keep thinking if I keep working hard and bettering myself someone will come but deep inside I doubt it. Every girl I’ve been around has been vapid and the cool ones have been taken. It’s also why I don’t feel empty and depressed after big cons like this one anymore. Why get sad about something worth missing out?

>> No.10216388

A lot of negative energy in these comments. Here, watch this it will help you relax:

>> No.10216399

you are a piece of shit my guy

>> No.10216405

Pokeball habitat

Accidentally buying an artbook at Kino that I already owned
Closing ceremony female host

>> No.10216408

What book?

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>> No.10216426

what happened with the female host?

>> No.10216430

She was just insufferable

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> Kinokuniya
> Most of the time has a lot of great stuff
> Saw an artbook for $40 that I could get for $30 on amazon.co.jp
Has anybody haggled with them before?

>> No.10216526

Anyone watch the masquerade? I'm still baffled that best in show sanbagged and everyone is just kinda not caring.(also the best in show winners being from not an anime is frustrating too) I was curious if the group was saying anything about it but i cant find any social media presence

>> No.10216539

>I'm still baffled that best in show sanbagged
What exactly happened?

>> No.10216563

Pray tell what sort of drama did you hear of?

>> No.10216567

post the pictures.

>> No.10216589

>>Got into a fight with bf
And nothing of value was lost

>> No.10216600

She didn't post them, of course. She wants to seem nice, so why the hell would she. They were just bored and being assholes

>> No.10216615

That music choice was fucky. But it was also the designers choice for his brand. No idea why people keep blaming it on AX for choosing it.

>> No.10216624

Photographers: where do you normally upload your pictures?
I have been using flickr for a while but with the new 1000 image cap for free members I dont want to pay as an amateur/hobby shooter.
Instagram is also simultaneously the best and worst sharing site with good social feeds but garbage photo quality. I usually just end up sending the cosplayers photos directly and hope they at least see it.

>> No.10216643

Two years ago when they 1st made a appearance, no merch soldout and the booth was not popular. Now everything selling out, they really up their marketing

>> No.10216645

I'm a 23 year old virgin who wants to date someone with a common interest since my main hobbies of hiking and anime are heavily male dominated

>> No.10216652

Not anymore, it went downhill last two years. So crappy now, the only ppl eating is out of towners buying the hype

>> No.10216657


>> No.10216663
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>sit through that shitshow of a line for Studio Trigger for 4 hours
>skipped the Level 5 panel for this
>sit through Promare, phenomenal btw
>find out Trigger is directly involved with the English dub of Promare
>leave and check online to see what I missed to
>Yokai Watch 4 trailer revealing that it’s FINALLY coming to the states at the panel I missed
>no video footage exists
And I call myself a massive fag for Yokai Watch. I should be ashamed of myself.

>> No.10216673

>Pokeball habitat

Did they provide materials or do you watch them build it?

>> No.10216683

Who /conplague/ here?

>> No.10216695

You know import fees are a thing right

>> No.10216697

Facebook and Insta, and cosplayers can message me for the original res

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50 build and 50 watch

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>> No.10216722

I'm impressed. I barely enjoyed the convention and I still managed to get post con depression from it

>> No.10216725

I'm in post-con relief that this shit AX is over. Kinda weird not having post-con depression for once

>> No.10216731

>all pictures of the front because you know nobody filled those back rows

>> No.10216740

Did they even give out free tickets this year?

>> No.10216744

While I can see the draw of fucking in costume, I can imagine how gross it'd feel to have synthetic fibers flopping around everwhere and getting tangled to hell, plus the itchy feeling of the wig cap scraping a new one against your skull.
But on the other hand, fucking in costume, so I feel.

>> No.10216747

Not sure but I did see a whole ass booth with a huge poster of his concert on the side of it because how else are they going to fill seats. I don't hate the man but it really made me chuckle because AX has never shilled one of their own events that hard. It was pathetic.

>> No.10216763


I barely enjoyed it and got post-con anger instead. I’m looking for ways to distract and satisfy myself with how disappointed I was.

If it’s any consolation I’d also dress up with my partner.

>> No.10216778

>If it’s any consolation I’d also dress up with my partner.
Finally my Spider-man x Elsa fanfic is becoming a reality

>> No.10216781

No-one want to ruin said costume either, so you either fuck in a basic version of it (like eBay chinese tier) or ruin the one you made. Former option only works if it's a popular character.

>> No.10216793

It was my first time going and only the 2nd worst con I went to this year so even though i was extremely disappointed there was still some novelty to it and I know it could have been much worse.

>> No.10216797

I didn’t want to sound like bragging and chose to omit it in my original post but for me this was my 17th AX.

>> No.10216798

who were the best in show winners?? i seen all the people talking about it on instagram but havent found who they are yet

>> No.10216807

they go by metal mouse cosplay, instagram is disneycutiepie

>> No.10216824

Someone here used imgur but I don't know if it's as searchable like flickr. Fucking A, this is all because Smugmug bought flickr isn't it?

>> No.10216827

Yes, I checked to see if I could get it cheaper on amazon.co.jp.
Book in question was $23 + $10 shipping while Kino was asking for $43. I'll admit buying stuff on Japanese Amazon is rare for me so I don't know if there are any other fees I should be aware of.

>> No.10216833

In that case amazon is the better deal but I've bought art books on cdjapan and timelords that cost way more than $10 for shipping

>> No.10216875

tell me anon, does anything change when you get up there?
I was surprised that this was my 12th year and how quickly it came.

>> No.10216912

>17th AX
>12th AX
>first time going and I'm already nearing my mid 20s
I feel like I've really missed out.

>> No.10216920

You missed the mythical era when it wasn't as crowded as it is now. A time where you can take pictures in the hallways without blocking traffic.

>> No.10216931

Why won't the SPJA just put a cap on this shitshow?

>> No.10216938

New thread since the replies are getting overwhelming


>> No.10216946

Normally we could wait until image bump limit or page 10 but okay.

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>first AX was 2007
>missed 8 years due to no job
>went back in 2015
>never missed one ever since
Did I miss anything from 2008-2014?

>> No.10216985

I've been going since 2003 and I still had the most fun in 2010, which is when they went fucking crazy with the budget and had a stage set up in the middle of Staples Center, Microsoft Theater for AMVs, video rooms until 3AM at the JW, etc.
Notable mention is 2012, which was a complete clusterfuck because the XGames were going on.

Everything after 2016 has been a decline in programming, guests, staff knowledge/behavior, scheduling conflicts, etc.

>> No.10217044

I have to agree 2016 was a cluterfuck. I think 2015 was when they got more byzantine with their rules.

>> No.10217115


Pretty much same as >>10216920
and >>10216985

You can walk into anything anytime, even the big name stuff.
Ever since the boom in 2013 or so, you just get less and less time to do anything, and start tunnel focusing on what really matters to you. You also end up making painful compromises. And you just go dead inside and put up with it because AX has some guests/industry events no one else has.

>> No.10217121

Yeah, wasn't 2016 when they started putting in the RFID shit for badges and raising the price significantly?
I remember I could buy day-of 4 day passes for around $80. I wonder at what point the programming/guest/staff cuts and the rising prices will start a noticeable decline in attendance.
They really gave 0 fucks about the experience this year. All they cared about was making sure that no one ghosted the con. The AMVs were a mess. There were no major concerts. Three panels that I went to had the wrong times and nobody could determine when they were actually supposed to start. They didn't even have anyone staffing the AA this year, that shit had to have been a fire hazard.

>> No.10217128

Oh, I forgot, they did have people staffing the AA--only when they needed to close the room. The solid wall of people in each aisle on Saturday had no one directing anybody or capping the hall, but at 5:50, some pasty bearded fat fuck started screaming at me to move towards the door. Even when I kept walking, he kept yelling. I just walked into a different aisle and stayed until it actually closed.

>> No.10217168

Let's see here:
- Wristband shit
- Autographs required tickets from here on out

>> No.10217241

They won best in show despite having done the same skit/costumes at at least wondercon where they won aswell.

>> No.10217261

While that's definitely lazy as shit, were they still objectively better than the other contestants?

>> No.10217313

Everyone elsethat deserved an award for the most part got one but it's def lazy as shit as all they did was change the style of music on their skit i think? If they had improved the costumes further i could see that being okay. I wouldn't say "objectively" better but a strong contender. It just irks me that they not only sandbagged but they weren't anime costumes which i recall AX having a rule against unless they've changed it

>> No.10217335

What were they dressed as?

>> No.10217344

Kuzco, Mulan and Jafar, a Disney musical skit type deal.

>> No.10217349

Yeah that is pretty annoying to see them win a cosplaying tournament at an anime convention. I'll just go out on a limb here and say that most of the audience wasn't aware of them winning previous shows doing the same thing

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How are you going to invite people to a CGL meet-up but make them feel like complete lepers the second they show up to it? Not sure if was nitch but they should have made that more apparent if they didn't want everyone showing up, one guy I tried speaking to didn't even look at me or really acknowledge me as I tried speaking to him just stared into his phone as if life depended on it till he pretended to take a call on it so I made it my mission to make them all feel as uncomfortable as possible because why invite people to a meet-up then act rude as shit, my jimmies got all the way russled.

>> No.10217396

I think next year I'm gonna skip the meetup. It's absolutely pointless unless you're part of the inner circle
>meetup outside west hall at 9
>always have to struggle to find it because they can't be bothered to say anything like whos wearing what, or where exactly they are
>Now that you've actually found the meetup you can talk to them for anywhere between 30 minutes to an hour
>At this time they'll start heading back to the JW for a party
>10-20 people get crammed into one hotel room
>after about 20 minutes of this the host tells everyone to leave, but of course the inner group stays and continues the party
>now you're left trying to figure out what to do for the rest of the night since you wasted about two hours with people who never had any intention of keeping you around long enough to become friends
May as well just go to public parties that won't kick you out after a half hour

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Meetup at the top of the stairs inside west hall was pretty chill. Regardless, we didn't really get to know each other and all got kicked out of the room within about an hour. I got pretty hammered though, so I won't complain! Thank you based Joseph joestar cosplayer for your disgusting seagrams gin <3

>> No.10217483

Why do they even have a meetup if all it's going to be, is some clique circle jerking among themselves? Shit's retarded, way to act like autists when they can't even talk to people or be friendly.

>> No.10217572

In hopes that girls from the threads join. Basically the only reason. When the party goes back to the hotel room and everyone is getting kicked out, they'd definitely let any girl who wants to stay

>> No.10217781

Why not try getting into the circle before AX begins then you loser

>> No.10217862

Every time I've met a seagull in real life, they've been awkward and dismissive as fuck.

>> No.10217885

That defeats the purpose of a meet up, like a catch 22. Why have meet ups when you're not wanting to meet new people?

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Maybe you're just awkward and dismissive. The ones I met were pretty nice and there was no `inner circle`

>> No.10219709

>there was no inner circle
This is just a blatant lie. I've met some nice people at the meetup, but there absolutely is an inner circle. You see it everytime they decide the hotel party has gotten too crowded. They kick everyone but the inner circle out.

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