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Best Moments At AB2016

Post by royalbakaness » Tue Mar 29, 2016 3:41 pm

Probably my favorite moment of this AB was when my friends and I were leaving Artist's Alley. There was a guy there covered in these plastic toy thingys, and he was attracting quite the crowd. As he tried to get by, my friend turned around, took one look at him, and ran (she spooks easily). Her husband chased after her, and the cosplayer just laughed and laughed. I quickly explained that she scared easily and ran after her.
Later that night, after my friends had gone home, I was heading back to my hotel room and saw him in the hallway of the Pru. I told my other friend about the incident as we passed by, and the cosplayer saw me and ran up to me, asking where my friend had gone. I joked that he had scared her and she had to go home. He laughed and laughed again, and we both asked to get pictures with each other.
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Post by Arakni666 » Tue Mar 29, 2016 5:46 pm

I had a great moment with the Bernie Sanders cosplayer, while the two of us were waiting for an elevator in the Sheraton. He was greeting everyone and thanking them for their support and shaking hands. I was cosplaying as the Riddler, and when he came to me, he grabbed my hand, shook it vigorously, and told me, "Mr. Riddler, I'm on your side. Bruce Wayne is the 1% and we need to bring him down."

It was one of the funniest con moments I've ever had, so whoever you are, Bernie Sanders cosplayer, thank you.

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Post by Thisisausername » Tue Mar 29, 2016 6:42 pm

Arakni666 wrote:I had a great moment with the Bernie Sanders cosplayer, while the two of us were waiting for an elevator in the Sheraton. He was greeting everyone and thanking them for their support and shaking hands. I was cosplaying as the Riddler, and when he came to me, he grabbed my hand, shook it vigorously, and told me, "Mr. Riddler, I'm on your side. Bruce Wayne is the 1% and we need to bring him down."

It was one of the funniest con moments I've ever had, so whoever you are, Bernie Sanders cosplayer, thank you.
I saw that guy when I was Indiana Jones on Sunday. He said "Dr. Jones! If you were being paid a fair salary as a teacher, you wouldn't have to go on all those expeditions around the world to get money from museums!"

Besides that, my personal best moment was the 18+ Dating game. I had a lot of people coming up to me and saying how funny I was, so I suppose I did well.

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Post by Selestyl » Wed Mar 30, 2016 6:55 am

My best moment was being in cosplay chess and having an amazing time. Dandy getting me to look behind me so he could sneak up and attack was particularly great, as was getting tossed a grenade by Kurama. Whoops! Guess it wasn't a baseball after all.
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Post by madman1502 » Wed Mar 30, 2016 8:48 am

My two best moments from Con (because this year was filled with so many) had to be the four hours I walked around with a large group from the Dangan Ronpa photo shoot. It was so much fun to just hang out with all those great people and trying to maneuver around the Con and dealer's room.

The other moment was at the line for Closing Cermimonies. I had befriended The Great Lord of Pocky, Yajirobe earlier at con and while eating lunch we realized that it was 2:00 and almost time for people to be seated for the CC, I offered him my help to distribute Pocky. Not to fanboy too hard, but I got to help in a major iconic tradition of Anime Boston!!
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Post by Yukito Kunisaki » Wed Mar 30, 2016 7:04 pm

The moment where I stepped out of the cold and into the building.

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Post by Mina Finn » Wed Mar 30, 2016 7:28 pm

For me, the best moment was probably Family Feud. I was the Medusa and I just had so much fun.

The other Cosplay Games were also awesome, especially #TeamDolphin.

I also enjoyed walking around with friends, most notably Saturday night with our whole Soul Eater group. It felt really awesome to blast the theme song on a speaker and just hang out while looking cool (and giving out snakes!). A lot of people took our picture too, which was definitely a self-esteem booster.
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Friday: Sasha Braus (Attack on Titan) in the Cosplay Death Match
Saturday: Sasha Braus (Attack on Titan) in the Cosplay Couples Game/Medusa Gorgon (Soul Eater) in Cosplay Family Feud
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Post by chemicalapples » Thu Mar 31, 2016 6:38 am

One of my favorite moments has to be when I was walking to the dealers room on Saturday and I run into a group of people cosplaying all 6 Matsuno brothers. Somebody was taking their picture and I asked for one too. The funny part was that this group hadn't even planned to meet up there, they had all just shown up by chance! The Osomatsu cosplayer from the group called it the "miracle oso group". I found all of them on tumblr too!

Also I have to give special mention to the Gaston arm wrestling Superman in the artist alley while Carl from Up looked on. (Carl: NO ONE FAILS LIKE GASTON! :lol: )
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Post by royalbakaness » Thu Mar 31, 2016 9:11 am

Another favorite moment was when Eric Vale got within inches of my face during his panel I'm Gonna Voice In Your Face. Seeing as I've been dying to see him for a while now, it was awesome to see him (even so close to my face). His panels were great (the first guest panels I've bothered to go to), and I am still looking to try that Purple Haze cheese.
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AB 14 : Princess Cadance, GLaDOS, Applejack
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AB 16: GLaDOS, Steampunk Alice, Scarlet Benoit
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Post by Soarinwater » Thu Mar 31, 2016 2:19 pm

To start Bluntly - Games. I loved Loved being in the games with everyone, for real, the highlight of my weekend and I can't wait to do it again next year should I be able to go! My Black*Star Nailed it and the staff were so kind to me when I was shaking right before I got on stage. And can't forget the little nod to the Manga of Maka Wielding Tsubaki in chess! My Maka and I joked so long about having that happen when we got the acceptance and then it actually happened?

Oh and though there wasn't a lot of photos of Tsu taken I was given a compliment on her and it made me so happy because I worked so hard on putting her together!

Another highlight was with my Mangle Cosplay and It consisted of me not wanting to put it on the morning of but ended up doing so anyway - and then this little voice just appears behind me and this little girl is going "Miss. Mangle can I get a photo with you" and Like -- Internal screaming?? I love little kids at cons.

Oh and then there was a small group of Black Butler Children that I had to make an entrance beside when I was Mey-Rin and they were just so cute!And then my Lizzie and the small group there were just in the Hallway getting photos taken by a bunch of people!

And I got an Ellie Badge. Seriously, so Many highlights!
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Post by Old_School_Anime_Lover02 » Thu Mar 31, 2016 4:43 pm

favorite moment was the Magi photo shoot, people actually came who i wasn't expecting, and then two more for the dinner! it was the biggest and best photo shoot i ever had, the dinner was amazing and I met some really great friends! if you have a cosplay dinner, don't be afraid to invite people outside the fandom, it could wind up being so much fun!

the best Cosplay chess I've ever went to (might have been my only one since i really don't do much on Sundays) but it was amazing, I laughed every time Pagasas called Kurama a Her eventhough he knew he was a he, and the banter between Tamaki and Pagasas was epic, everyone in the cosplay chess did such a great job! next year i'll take videos because it was just super funny! :D
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Post by Mina Finn » Thu Mar 31, 2016 5:22 pm

Soarinwater wrote:To start Bluntly - Games. I loved Loved being in the games with everyone, for real, the highlight of my weekend and I can't wait to do it again next year should I be able to go! My Black*Star Nailed it and the staff were so kind to me when I was shaking right before I got on stage. And can't forget the little nod to the Manga of Maka Wielding Tsubaki in chess! My Maka and I joked so long about having that happen when we got the acceptance and then it actually happened?

Oh and though there wasn't a lot of photos of Tsu taken I was given a compliment on her and it made me so happy because I worked so hard on putting her together!

Another highlight was with my Mangle Cosplay and It consisted of me not wanting to put it on the morning of but ended up doing so anyway - and then this little voice just appears behind me and this little girl is going "Miss. Mangle can I get a photo with you" and Like -- Internal screaming?? I love little kids at cons.

Oh and then there was a small group of Black Butler Children that I had to make an entrance beside when I was Mey-Rin and they were just so cute!And then my Lizzie and the small group there were just in the Hallway getting photos taken by a bunch of people!

And I got an Ellie Badge. Seriously, so Many highlights!
The games were definitely the best thing. I especially enjoyed our huge Soul Eater group on Sunday!
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Friday: Sasha Braus (Attack on Titan) in the Cosplay Death Match
Saturday: Sasha Braus (Attack on Titan) in the Cosplay Couples Game/Medusa Gorgon (Soul Eater) in Cosplay Family Feud
Sunday: Patty Thompson (Soul Eater) in Cosplay Chess (SITCAS)

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Post by MandaTifa » Thu Mar 31, 2016 7:32 pm

A couple of my favorite moments:

The Final Fantasy Photo Shoot on Friday. It was one of the few times that I got to relax with some of my friends for 3 seconds and just goof around. And the Aerith handing out flowers to little "Muggle" children was just the cutest thing.

On Saturday a good chunk of the Masquerade staff dressed up as AB cheerleaders. After the Masquerade was over, we were waiting for a table in front of Cheesecake Factory, and a pair of "normal" people ran up to us all excited about the costumes they were seeing and were asking us questions. Then the girl took a picture with the cheerleaders and got to play with our pom poms. She was so excited and it was adorable. And I thought it was funny that we had been in cosplay all day, but the pictures that meant the most were our original cheerleading outfits. :D
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Post by MollyThornhart » Fri Apr 01, 2016 11:17 pm

Yes, the Bernie Sanders cosplayer was fantastic! I met him outside if the Hynes doors and I called him he came tight over acting his Berniest!
I loved running around all say in my ivory dress, all ready for the Ball, and I had a wonderful time dancing! I look forward to it every year and it.s my very favorite event at AB!
The Japanese pro wrestling panel was informative and extremely interesting. Comparing and contrasting Dragons Gate against New Japan showed off the styles and left enough time for a q and a with time to spare made it most interesting. The panelists were knowledgeable and gave informative answers to all questions. I loved the dealers room this year and bought three items for a total of thirty dollars. Everyone looked spectacular in their cosplays and my head kept turning all over the place. My favorite cosplay was if course a pro wrestler, "Stardust". On Saturday night, my last night there, I attended Bad Anime,Bad panel for the first time and My legs were beginning to cramp, but I had a blast along with my friends.
All in all, a better con experience for me this year than last because I knew to expect crap weather and dressed for it. With coat check only one dollar per item, it is not only reasonable but necessary in March in New England. The sewing workshops in the Prudential were fun for me, since I hadn't picked up a needle and thread iin 30 years and behold, two hours later I had created a pair of fox ear clips.
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Post by BriP » Sat Apr 02, 2016 12:12 am

Pretty much the Final Fantasy photoshoots on both Friday and Saturday. To wade through the crowds the people who cosplayed characters with the big swords used those as beacons so we could all see where the heck everyone was going. Thanks to that shoot I met a lot of awesome new friends.
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Post by Master of NERV » Sat Apr 02, 2016 7:12 am

Best :D moment: Getting to see Greg Ayres' 18+ panel for the first time!

Best :twisted: moment (overheard in a Sheraton elevator): a whiny twentysomething was complaining to his buddies that he tried to sneak into con without a badge and got caught. But if that was the case, what was he doing in a Sheraton elevator?
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Post by RapaxGuardian » Sat Apr 02, 2016 8:39 pm

I got to spend lots of time with my fiance, which is what I really wanted ^.^

But my favorite moment would have to be while I was Ice Queen on Friday, a Ruby from Steven Universe started calling "Sapphire!!" and ran up to me, so excited, and I had to gently let know that no, I was Ice Queen, but a Sapphire did walk by while I was talking with her!! :lol:
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Post by Darkvyse88 » Wed Apr 06, 2016 9:51 pm

Anime Boston was a lot of fun this year! From Cosplay Chess to the 18+ Dating Game to just people watching, I always enjoy just meeting people old and new.

My favorite memory is that of the Metal Gear photoshoots! We managed to get the biggest group of people since Day 2 of 2009!

If you were at the MGS shoot or want to do MGS cosplay next year, following the link below for our FB group:

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Post by MandaTifa » Thu Apr 07, 2016 8:30 am

BriP wrote:Pretty much the Final Fantasy photoshoots on both Friday and Saturday. To wade through the crowds the people who cosplayed characters with the big swords used those as beacons so we could all see where the heck everyone was going. Thanks to that shoot I met a lot of awesome new friends.
That was pretty awesome. I really enjoyed the Friday shoot. :D
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Post by Nenie » Thu Apr 07, 2016 2:09 pm

I would say, on Saturday heading to the Masquerade, my group decided to take the Boylston entrance and on our way, A Tuxedo Mask cosplayer approached me and asked if we could help guide him to the Boylston entrance with us. I said sure, just follow us. After we reached the entrance he said thank you and gave me a rose. It was sweet! I ended up placing that rose on my flag pole and letting it be a part of my cosplay, which doesn't include a rose. ^.^ It was so nice.

Another thing, actually being recognized for my obscure cosplay. Guess a lot of people still remember the Electabuzz baseball fan girl from Pokemon Jhoto.

One more thang! Karaoke, singing a long to the pokemon rap with everyone. Woo!

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One last thing! Meeting a charismatic Hayao Miyazaki cosplayer and getting his picture. XD
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