As the prophet Justin Tiberlake predicted, it’s May! And that means it’s time for PopCult Anime’s Masquerade signups to open! Hooray!! You can find all our masq info and the link to sign up on the Masquerade Event page.
Artist Alley letters went out this week, so if you signed up for that and haven’t heard from us definitely check your email boxes and spam filters! Vendors applicants can expect a letter in the next week. Thank you all for your patience.
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Game Show Sign-Ups
Anyone who’s been spending all their quarantine time on cosplay, this one’s for you! PopCult Anime Con 2020 Masquerade Sign-Ups will be opening on May 1st! Get prepared with this year’s rules and guidelines now available on the Masquerade Event page.
Feeling a bit stir crazy? Now’s the perfect time to dream up a fun new Fan Panel for PopCult Anime 2020! Panel submissions are open now through June 20! For more info, check out the Panels Programming page linked below!
☆.。.:*・°☆ Submit a Panel ☆.。.:*・°☆
The warmer weather’s creeping in and it makes me feel like DANCING!
PopCult Anime Con is thrilled to announce that DJ LinkRatchet will be coming back again as resident deejay for our RETRO SUMMER BLOCK PARTY 2020. Excellent!
With LinkRatchet in charge, this block party just got totally upgraded to a DANCE PARTY! He’ll be spinning SIX uniquely themed dances over three nights, including of course the Pre-Reg Only bonus Friday night. Whether your jam is all about today’s hits, 90s nostalgia, 80s new wave, 60s Motown or 20s swing, get ready to be just like Kevin Bacon at PopCult Anime Con!
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!
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.
Only THREE DAYS left to pre-register for PopCult Anime Con 2019! See you at Summer Camp!
Calling all Wizard Summer Camp attendees! Only 10 days to PopCult Anime Con and we’ve just received via owl a sneak peek at the Camp Cup!
Ain’t that a beaut? Wonder which Team will win? Don’t forget to sign up for Wizard Summer Camp here!
It’s no secret Summer and her beach friends love to dance! If you do too, you’ll want to check out our new Nightly Dances page and see what type of mood, music and activities each party promises. Dancers with sensory issues may want to take note of our new Safety Dance! hours. Whatever dance you fancy, we hope yule have a ball!
PopCult Anime Con is pleased to announce artists Argama Witch and Ever Ever Afterly Creations have joined our Exhibition Alley!
It’s not too late to pre-register and gain access to our Friday Night Bonus Programming!
Pre-Reg ends July 31st. Sign up today!
Told you we weren’t done announcing Legends! Rounding out our lineup of talented guests and performers this year are:
Land in Chaos LARP and Charles Dunbar from StudyofAnime.com! Learn more about them on our Local Legends page!
An early access version of our Panels Schedule is now available under Programming>Panels! Meticulously planning Badgers and Snakes might actually be able to start cobbling their own con schedules together if they combine the new Panels info with that on the Artist’s Cafe, Game Shows and Wizard Summer Camp pages! We imagine the hearty Lions will be winging it, while the Eagles wait patiently for the full schedule to arrive. Don’t forget to be sorted into your Camp Houses here! See you in two weeks, Campers!
PopCult Anime Con guest Susume→PARADISE’s Idol Fest is taking shape. In fact, a super kawaii training montage is happening somewhere right now all in preparation for this event! Let’s meet some of the determined young stars who’ll be performing:
Sign up to join the Idol Fest and make your popstar dreams a reality at PopCult Anime Con!
All this singing and dancing is making me hungry. A food-and-restaurant directory has been added to our Info section, with updated hours, numbers, addresses and websites for places to eat near the Sheraton Framingham. Plan a meal with your con friends today!
PopCult Anime Con would like to thank North-Eastern Cosplay Guild for their generous sponsorship of our Masquerade 2019 prize ribbons.
North-Eastern Cosplay Guild is a local non-profit group running various cosplay gatherings and events throughout the New England area. Their next event is the annual Boston Cosplay Picnic on August 25th at the Boston Common. That’s three weeks after PCAC, just long enough after to need another day with your local cosplay family! To learn more about North-Eastern Cosplay Guild, click the image below~