anime midwest 2014


ANIME MIDWEST 2014 - Friday [Homestuck]

Brand new con we’ve never been too!

Much singing! So dancing! Wow!

Maid Cafe, Cosplay Ball, Kestrel’s birthday week + getting a surprise gift and Rae got to meet her friend from another state for the first time!
Good times were had for all!


Karkat//Equius || Kankri//Terezi || Fancystuck!Cronus

Andrew Hussie ©  Homestuck, Karkat Vantas, Kankri Vantas, Equius Zahhak, Terezi Pyrope, Cronus Ampora and all other mentioned characters


FINALLY FINISHED! woo Without any further ado~

Here is Steam Powered Giraffe’s reactions to bunjywunjy and the wonderful Fred the Tire! This was the highlight of that day for me, and the band’s dialogue (and tire puns) are so great.


Photos from the debut of my finally finished god tier Sollux. Anime Midwest 2014
Everything came together so well i am so proud of myself.

Sollux: Purpledragoncaptor

Ultimate (don't forget) list for con travels

For Your Travel:

  • ID/Driver’s License
  • Cellphone and charger (car and outlet)
  • Wallet (cash or credit-don’t bring checks! Alert your bank if you intend to leave the state to use your debit/credit card, or they might freeze your account thinking your wallet was stolen! Many vendors also do not take personal checks.)
  • Sunglasses
  • GPS
  • Water bottle/Coffee travel mug
  • IPod/CDs/Headphones
  • Laptop/charger
  • Camera/charger/batteries/memory card
  • Video Games/Console/Controllers/etc.
  • Snacks/Food (hotel food will burn a hole in your pocket)
  • Hotel info/reservation confirmation # and papers
  • Directions to and from event
  • Registration/Badge/etc.
  • Incidental cash (Sometimes you pay a fee upon check-in that you will have returned to you upon check-out)

Medicine/Bathroom Bag:

  • Aspirin (Bayer)
  • Acetaminophen (Tylenol)
  • Ibuprofen (Motrin)
  • Naproxen (Aleve)
  • TUMS/Pepto Bismol
  • Dayquil/Nyquil
  • Anti-Diarrheal Medicine
  • Benadryl
  • Eye Drops
  • Contacts/Contact Solution/Case
  • Mints/Gum
  • Floss
  • Mouthwash
  • Toothpaste and Brush
  • Teeth whitening strips
  • Prescribed Medications (includes birth control, insulin, nicotine patches, etc.)
  • Heartburn medicine if applicable
  • Tampons/Pads/Pantyliners
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Lotion
  • Facial moisturizer
  • Make-up Remover wipes
  • Body wash/Soap
  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Brush/comb
  • Straight Iron or Curling Iron or curlers
  • Shaving cream/razor/After shave
  • Perfume/Cologne (Take it easy on this stuff. Please.)
  • Deodorant (use. a lot.)
  • Hair spray/product/Hair pins/Hair ties
  • Tweezers
  • Q-tips
  • Lip balm
  • Nail file/polish/fake nails and glue/remover
  • First Aid ( Band aids, Neosporin, Peroxide etc.)
  • Make-up (as needed)


  • Normal clothing
  • Clothing for dancing (if needed)
  • Pajamas
  • Undergarments (you’d be surprised how many folks forget these)
  • Swimsuit
  • Shoes
  • Socks/nylons/leggings/stockings
  • Neck Ties/suspenders/belts/watch 
  • Jewelry
  • Wigs and wig caps
  • All cosplay pieces (Tops, bottoms, weapons, props, wings, tail/ears, plushies, armor, glowsticks, other accessories)

Craft bag/Emergency mending kits

  • Hot glue/gun
  • Super glue
  • Duct Tape
  • Sewing kit
  • eyeglasses kit
  • permanent markers
  • safety pins 
  • Extras (ribbons, fabric swatches, faux fur scrap, jewelry, etc.)

Jakki K.-

"post show" excerpt
  • "post show" excerpt
  • david michael bennett
  • anime midwest 2014 livestream

“and I’d had a Portobello sandwich from one- another restaurant here and it was… it- it did make me feel like I ate… things that were bad, and… the Chinese food not so much, though. So, you know? There’s that. And I’m sure there’s a lesson to be learned there:

‘Every hat that you try is a new one, and you sh- just because you’ve tried one that looks similar doesn’t mean… that you shouldn’t try the same hat… uh, again… 'cause it might be different.’

This is- they make sayings that are more concise and I’m never going to make one. I’m not even very good with the ones that already exist. In quoting them.”

—David Michael Bennett [x]

==>Please just watch the video, starts at 12:09