Great news today from our charming and talented Game Shows team!
This is not a drill~
Lip Sync Battle is coming back to PopCult Anime Con!
Do you have what it takes to be Lip Sync Champion? Or wanna fight for your life in Cosplay Deathmatch? More a lover than a figher, how about the (18+) Dating Game? These cosplay game sign ups are now open for all pre-registered PopCult attendees. Spots may fill up and aren’t guaranteed to be available at the convention, so sign up today. Check out our Game Shows page for more info!
It’s a Monday (and snowing omg!!) so we’ll keep this short sweet and simple. Exhibitor info for Artists and Vendors is now available! Read up before applications go live in February~ Go To Page: EXHIBITORS / VENDORS / ARTISTS
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Stay warm and dry out there, everyone!
☆.。.:*・°☆ Happy New Year! ☆.。.:*・°☆
As 2019 ends, so does our Early Bird registration sale. But a new year brings new opportunities! One-Day passes for PopCult Anime Con 2020 are now available for pre-registration – yaaaay! Did you know pre-registered day passes are also good for our Day Zero Friday night programming? Way to get amped for your banging (half) weekend!
We are still looking for talented New England-based guests with unique backgrounds to feature at PopCult Anime 2020 as “Local Legend” guest panelists and performers! Skills should be relevant to popular culture and/or the fandom convention scene, including but not limited to: Cosplay, Roleplay, Media, Music. For the sake of diversity, we want to particularly encourage POC and male talents to sign up, but of course everyone is welcome! Guest resumes can be sent to email@example.com. Local Legend guests should expect to provide a number hours of panels/programming in exchange for reg/hotel and other perks to be outlined in a formal contract.
Now that it’s 2020, you can expect a whole bunch of information to start dropping soon! From Exhibitors to Game Shows, our staff is already busy busy building you another year – our fifth year! – of PopCult Anime Con. Here’s to a great year for everyone!!! May your fandoms be drama-free, your game scores always high and your cosplay ever-flawless!
PopCult Anime Con is looking for Local Legends, talented New England-based guests with unique backgrounds who love to share their skills with others! Skill set should be relevant to popular culture and/or the fandom convention scene, including but not limited to: Cosplay, Roleplay, Media, Music. Local Legend Guests would be expected to provide a number hours of panels/programming in exchange for comped reg/hotel and other guest perks to be outlined in a contract.
PopCult Anime Con believes in diversity and visibility in today’s pop culture and entertainment world. We want to take a moment to encourage our POC brothers and sisters to come forward and send in their Local Legend resumes! Everyone who signs up is special and will get a thorough look over, but I think we can all agree there’s not enough POC (or men in general) at our cons. Let’s see if we can shake things up a bit!
Interested in being a Local Legend at PopCult Anime Con 2020? Send a resume of your talents, skills and appearances to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Winter chill got you dreaming of the beach? You’ll feel your heart warm right up when you book your room for PopCult Anime Cons 2020: Retro Block Party Weekend! Whoo!
It’s our fifth year as a con and we’re proud to be bringing you the same low hotel rate this year as we’ve had the previous four: $119/night at the totally bangin‘ Sheraton Framingham castle, barely an hour away from metro Boston. Convention floor space is expanding too, and we’ve got some righteous new programming in the works for you guys. It’s gonna be killer! Click here to reserve your hotel room today!
Early Bird Registration is still open, our best ticket deal for the year, a full weekend registration including pre-reg exclusive Friday night bonus programming for just $35. We know we know, the funds are tight around the holidays but you deserve a present too right? Maybe buy one for a friend, like who expects an anime convention when they’re tearing up that pretty paper!!! Just remember to act fast – like flying reindeer the early bird special disappears at the end of December when our regular pre-reg options open on January 1.
Whatever you do, however you celebrate or ring in the new decade know that we, the people behind PopCult Anime Con, wish you the merriest happiest and most wonderful festive season. Peace and goodwill to all mankind, mermaids and seagulls. Happy Holidays!
Good morning PopCult fans! Our beloved Con Chair is at DerpyCon this weekend with a PCAC staff entourage filling sand bottles, taking early bird registrations and revealing our convention theme for 2020~ oooooh! If you’re lucky enough to be there, definitely swing by and say hello. Their sunny familiar faces just might bring you a wave of n o s t a l g i a. Hmmm?
For the rest of us, there’s the internet and we wouldn’t let you guys down either. Our website’s had a bit of a facelift and had its info reset for some totally tubular 2020 announcements. Early bird registration is also up and running for anyone looking to be first in line for our lowest weekend ticket price! We have some registration policy changes this year, so you might want take a glance at our full 2020 Registration lineup and new Convention Policy pages.
We are so excited to bring you a 5th year of PopCult Anime summer fun! Take a vacation from the huge and hectic conventions and come chill with us for a most righteous party!
The mascot crew is soooo sleepy! And the staffers have been too; I know I’m still recovering from the magical whirlwind that was PopCult Anime 2019. And I don’t just say ‘magical’ this time for theming – you guys really came out for us this year absolutely smashing previous years’ attendance and pre-reg numbers.
Thank You So Much.
Here’s a link to our PCAC 2019 Feedback Survey. Please fill it out if you’ve got a minute to spare! We’d love to hear all your thoughts on how we’re doing, if you enjoyed the con this year, or anything else you think should be brought to our attention both good and bad. Your feedback is so important to us and helps us to build a better convention and community events.
Things will be quiet over here for a while as the pieces of PCAC 2020 come together and 2019’s info gets archived. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook for off-season news like local convention appearances, staff shenanigans and early bird registration info! Til then, we say ‘Good night!’
Posting from the sunny beaches of PopCult Anime Con! With pre-registration closing on July 31st, there’s been a right clamor to find out how else peeps can join us for the best party con of the summer!
At door registration opens Saturday and Sunday morning at 8am. Full weekend and day passes will be available for Adults and Children 8-14. Don’t forget little ones 7 and under are welcome at PopCult Anime Con for free!
Full Weekend Adult $45 Children $30
Saturday Only Adult $35 Children $20
Sunday Only Adult $30 Children $15
Registration can be located on the first floor on the Sheraton Framingham, down the hall on the right of the lobby. Please note this is a new location from previous years.
It’s not too late to join the fun at PopCult Anime Con!
Are your bags packed for Wizard Summer Camp?!!?! …Yeah, mine neither. It’s too hot and procrastination is so tempting!
How about some motivation! Here’s an early release of the full weekend schedule for PopCult Anime Con 2019! (Subject to change, final versions will be available at Registration!) Speaking of registration, online pre-reg ends tomorrow night at 11:59pm EST! There’s no more time to wait, go-go!
And that’s it from us, mermaids and lifeguards! We’ll see you at PopCult Anime Con!
First up is a clarification that Open Draw is available during all Artists’ Cafe hours. Regardless of other scheduled events, feel free to come and go from the Hudson Room to take a creative break, try out some neat art supplies and enjoy the creative atmosphere! Now about those new workshops~
Jewelry Making Workshop with Twilight Vigdis / 9am-10am, 8pm-9pm ($5 cover for materials)
Learn the basics and simple techniques to making your own handmade jewelry! Make your own bracelet or earrings to take home! Tools will be available to use as well as a limited supply of beads and materials to choose from (first come first pick until supplies run out). You are welcome to bring your own beads and materials as well! Let’s create something fun together!
Let’s Make Polymer Clay Beads & Charms with Twilight Vigdis / 11am-12pm, 9pm-10pm ($5 cover for materials)
Take your handmade jewelry to the next level by learning how to make your own beads and charms out of polymer clay! Learn how polymer clay can be used to make all sorts of charms, and how you can turn them into jewelry! There will be a limited amount of supplies available on a first come first serve basis. Participants may take their creations home with them!
OneLovelySin is also suuuuper excited to announce:
SPECIAL EVENT! Bungo Stray Dogs Photoshoot & Meet-Up! 2pm-3pm
Sin’s absolute favorite anime! Whether you are cosplaying, or just want to chat about the AMAZING 3rd season’s completion, join us in the Artists’ Cafe for an hour photoshoot and meet-up dedicated to our favorite anime literary icons and their supernatural abilities!
For a full Artists’ Cafe event schedule, view the cafe menu page here.