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Anime Banzai Episodes 61 - 64 and 66 - 67!!

Anime Banzai was full of shenanigans and so many great cosplays. Each of us on the team were able to interview and talk with many different cosplayers. Here are the episodes form that most epic of weekends at our near and dear anime convention.

VFire and her partner BTyrant Cosplay
at the Cosplay Green Room with
fellow competitors



Pannon Talks with her fellow judges from the Cosplay Contest and discusses their points of view from behind the judging table!

Pannon getting all the selfies



Our live show was a big hit, with audience members participating and all of our nerdy joy comes out as we discuss Anime!

David debuted his latest cosplay!



Pannon and David play Dread with a group of friends! Their shrieks of terror and the tumbling of jenga blocks are music to ones ears yes? May Chad live long! This episode is quite long but it is quite a laugh.



VFire moderates her "Create the Impossible" Panel with guests. How will you achieve your impossible dreams?

VFire gets nervous with fellow contestants.




David takes to the green room to see how contestants are feeling and what their thoughts on the contest are.
Garnet Runestar makes the best Green Room Mommy!


Another Body Positivity Panel at Anime Banzai! The panel has grown and so has our love of everyone who attends!

Pannon's Body Positive cosplay for Anime Banzai!

Thanks for listening,

- The Stitch and Seam Team

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