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Convention Attendee Holiday Gift Guide

With the holiday season upon us, we put together a list of gift suggestions for your friends and family members who may be regular convention attendees. You may even use this list as your own guide when people ask what you would like as a present for a holiday or birthday. [read more...]

Tips to Avoid Con Funk

One of the things cons in general tend to get a bad reputation for is Con Funk. You can do your part to clean up the reputation of conventions by making sure your friends know our tips. [read more...]

So You Want to Be a Cosplayer?

After seeing cosplayers at in the halls, on stage, and online, maybe you want to be a part of all the fun. But the big question is, where do you begin? Elizabeth, ToyCons.com's seasoned cosplayer, will show you how. [read more...]

How-To Buy a Wig for Cosplay

If you want to achieve the perfect look for your costumes, you're going to need the right hair. Chances are you don't have the same hair as the character you are portraying. Luckily, there are many options for buying wigs online. Here are the steps to take to make sure you get the best wig for the best price. [read more...]

A Parent's Guide to Anime Conventions

Has your child begged you to go to an anime convention this year? We've put together a guide that answers some of the more common questions parents may have about what goes on at anime conventions and if it's okay for their child to go. [read more...]

How-To Guide for Booking a Hotel Room for a Convention

When you've decided to go to a convention, booking a hotel room is often one of the first things everyone needs to do. We've put together a helpful guide for booking hotel rooms that should provide some useful information for new travelers and even some experienced ones. [read more...]