Stan Lee’s Comic Con (previously known as Stan Lee’s Comikaze) – LA Convention Center cosplay photos!
I’ve had to start backlogging photos on KillTheNewMedia.com to make room on the site for new galleries, since I have not yet been able to upgrade to a Premium Membership on WordPress. These will be available for $15+ Patreon subscribers, and links to the galleries will posted directly to Patreon.
HERES THE LINK TO KILL THE NEW MEDIA’S PATREON! – https://www.patreon.com/KillTheNewMedia
Cosplay and non-video game culture photos and editorials will be leaving the site first, and the best ones will go in my personal portfolio, which will be publicly available once compiled on a different site. Photos taken by other multimedia artists which need to be backlogged will also be available via Patreon, and posting them elsewhere is their choice to make. However, external links to the galleries they have posted will also be posted to Patreon for $15+ subscribers.
Some changes have also been made to Pledges. Any content that is not video game culture or counter-culture related will NOT be posted to the site, but these photos and editorials will be posted on Patreon for $15 subscribers with private gallery links. This includes convention, cosplay, and high fashion, as well as event and live performance photography.
IN OTHER AWESOME NEWS! I no longer have to attend physical therapy 3 times a week while working a full time day job. This sucked up so much of my time that I could have spent on the site and its content. After 5 months I finally have my life back and its freakin’ amazing.
So expect lots of new content!! I’ll be posting tons of stuff on the site and on Patreon and I’m so excited to share these last few months of music, art, chiptunes, video games, virtual reality raves, neon clothes, pokemon parties, metal shows, and general mischief.
Also, THANK YOU! So many of you have contributed to this site in so many ways. The pledges, the reposts, the video game party invites, the music download codes, the hugs. You’re all so fantastic and your contribution makes this project all the more exciting and really makes this an awesome experience. You da best. ❤
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Join us for our very first Pokémon Go Victory Road tour!
Come spend a day with us at the Irvine Spectrum and compete for prizes, participate in contests, meet new friends, and catch some Pokémon!
After the day event join us back at Orange County DIY for our very own Hall of Fame Celebration! For the weekend we’re going to be re-doing the gallery for our Pokémon themed art show; artist submissions welcome! For more details read below. The night will also be accompanied by 8-bit musical performances from Paladin Shield, Little Combat, Here Between You Me, Trorus, & Syntho! Did we mention cosplay? Come dressed as your favorite character from the Pokémon universe and participate in our best-of contest!
2pm-5pm “Battle Frontier Challenge”
Compete For Gyms, Highest CP Pokémon, Best Team Spirit, and more!
Irvine Spectrum Center
500 Fortune Drive
Meet in front of the theater
7pm-11pm Hall of Fame Celebration!
Join us for live music, our Pokémon Art Exhibit, and a Cosplay contest!
22651 Lambert Street #109 Lake Forest, CA
Trotus (Trevor Magana) 7:30pm
Here Between You Me 8:15
Little Combat 9:00
Paladin Shield 10:00
Syntho (DJ Set) 10:40
OC DIY is an organization dedicated to promoting independent musicians and artists by giving them the opportunity of creative expression thru arts, culture, and community engagement inside a safe(r), sober environment for all ages.
See you there!
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Just look at these bbs ❤
Also there was a drink called the dirty neko or something like that and it was awesome because it was basically a Tokyo Tea. Ohk bai!
Syntho (James Gurol)
A bunch of cat babes
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Facebook event page! – https://www.facebook.com/events/1823436587875908/
♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ AGES 18 & UP ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥
$10 Tickets available here- http://kirakirapop.bpt.me/
Kira Kira Pop is a live celebration of all things J-Pop, Anison, & Japanese Idol. Come dance in a safe environment where all are welcome!
J-FASHION/ANIME COSPLAY is always encouraged, but no full masks, props, or large bags are permitted.
Featuring Live Performances by:
Clover & Sealife (Seattle)
future sentimental ~ internet pop inspired by club, r&b, sea creatures, bugs and birds in the forest, and punk rock ~ let’s live life as if it was already a beautiful memory!
Yumemi Hayrii / 夢見ヘイリー
Hayrii is a super idol fan and has been performing in Tokyo since 2015. She is a self proclaimed “Akiba girl” who loves flashy and fun things. She aims to spread idol culture and dempa love through her music.
An eclectic mix of fun, fashion, and good tunes, DJ HYPE☆GIRL has been refining their musical palette since the big days of blogspot. Whether it’s a secret soundcloud banger or an Inuyasha opening theme, DJ HYPE☆GIRL’s relentless energy is sure to pump up any crowd!
For over 11 years, W.T. Snacks has been the face of his own online radio show “Midnight Snacks”, where he showcases a variety of electronic music from around the world; often with a focus on the Japanese underground scene. He’s recently started to branch out, bringing his talents as a DJ to the real life stage, bridging the gap between the club and the internet.
Cherry, predominantly known for her goofy YouTube videos, is a huge idol fan who hopes to increase the popularity of J-pop idols here in the states. As our resident idol, she will be performing themed song and dance covers of various idol groups.
Hoshikuzu Kid 星屑キッド
Resident DJ for Kira Kira Pop, who’s aim is to deliver and promote fresh and unique Japanese music. He bridges the worlds of Japanese pop and idol music, future-bass, and electronic music to create energetic and uplifting experiences.
Bikkuri Lounge offers the best in Japanese cuisine including sushi, sake, and a full bar!
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Toronto based artist Punimelt combines elements of inspiration, girl power, and teenage daydreams in her animated short TAPIOCA. Her heartwarming and surreal animation combined with dreamy and uplifting music from Slime Girls (Pedro Silva) makes watching Tapioca something like floating in a bubblegum cloud somewhere deep in the mind of a virtual pet.
Punimelt’s shop and portfolio are filled with soft and whimsical treasures that you can check out HERE! If you want to see her designs irl, you can catch her at Anime Expo – Los Angeles Convention Center, Otakon – Baltimore, Maryland, and Otakuthon – Montreal.
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Kira Kira Pop is throwing a super sparkly, J-pop dance party at Bikkuri Sushi tonight in Orlando!
Facebook Event Page! – https://www.facebook.com/events/231149927262872/
At the two-story bento/sushi/sake-driven dance club, you can find Slime Girls, Cherry Wallflower, Skybox, and Hoshikuzu Kid throwing down cute jams all night with your hosts Aki and Kisa from Central Florida’s convention based maid cafe, Cafe Peko Peko!
Bikkuri Sushi and Lounge is one of my favorite places in Orlando for yummy food, good drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic. They serve boba milk teas at the restaurant too!), and good vibes ❤ Kira Kira Pop welcomes everyone to have fun, cute time at their party!
It’s a free event sponsored by the ultra-cute Orlando-based label Play it Loud!, so if you’re 18+ and into all things cute, definitely come out and join the fun tonight! Cosplay and anything J-fashion is encouraged, so you don’t have to wait until the next con to show off your kawaii style 😉
More about Kira Kira Pop! – https://www.facebook.com/KiraKirajPop/
More about Play it Loud! – https://www.facebook.com/playitloudlabel/
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