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Ep 25 - Anime Banzai: In the Green Room



What is the Green Room? This is where cosplay contestants hang out before going on stage and performing! This fun episode goes behind the scenes and interviews cosplayers both before and after they go on stage. This is the last of our Anime Banzai episodes but most certainly one of our favorites.

SummonerDoormat in her elegant Deku Princess cosplay.
Photo courtesy of Anime Banzai

Going on stage can give someone butterflies and be incredibly scary. The Green Room is a great place to be among others as nervous as you are. The camaraderie at Anime Banzai is very strong and everyone was so supportive of each other. Many competitors make news friends on the green room as well as see old faces they may only see at conventions. The creativity of the people who compete in these contests is admirable. Enjoy the rest of the pictures from the contest below.

SummonerDoormat on stage and owning it!
Photo by Midnight Pursona

X Angel Design and Cosplay in her street fighter cosplay.
She kicked butt!

LaVieve Cosplay and her friend as Catbus and Totoro.

Alexis as an amazing Brigette from Overwatch!

Eleph an Faerie cosplay duo looking sassy as
Magical Boys.

Complete with Magical Boy transformations!
Wait, there are skirts! XD These two had an
amazingly funny skit.

Renelle Ephona and Erika from Kirakira PreCure a la Mode,
Chocolate Dog and Macaron Cat!

Candace and Tyler won the Cultural Award!

Thanks for reading!
The Stitch and Seam Team


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Sound editing by David Jeffress

Music this episode: "Burnt Spirit" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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