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10:57 am - MinamiCon 19 Gallery

Originally posted at ManyLemons, you can reply here or there.

Convention: MinamiCon 19
Venue: Novotel Hotel, Southampton
Date: 1st-3rd March 2013
Photos Taken: 2,814 (910 after cut)
Total Data: 33.5gb

Gallery Links:
http://www.manylemons.co.uk/nertcam/minamicon/19
http://poik.net/Minami19

Always my official start to the convention year, MinamiCon rolls around once more in time-honoured tradition.  No other event is as much of an institution as turning up to that Novotel lobby to already see crowds of familiar faces like we never left it the previous year!

A much more relaxed event than most in recent memory, as if there was a collective LETS TAKE A BREAK FROM RIDICULOUS COSTUMES FOR ONCE and I think it was a good move, certainly meant I wasn’t running around like a headless chicken for once!  Still plenty of lovely costumes to take pictures of at leisure, and I think overall comfort levels were higher for it.   This year the convention started earlier and finished later, crammed a lot more events in, and ran a chillout kotatsu lounge after the closing ceremony, filled with makeshift kotatsus, duvets, pillows, and many, many games.  Probably one of my favourite Minamis to date.


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From:gracewing
Date:10th March, 2013 06:08 pm (UTC)
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Glad you had fun! I've yet to make it to a Minami. If you want ridiculous costumes, are you planning to attend Sunnycon? ;P
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From:nert
Date:10th March, 2013 08:28 pm (UTC)
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'fraid not, at least not planning on it yet. It has not curried favour with much of the general congoing public ;)
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From:tellezara
Date:10th March, 2013 11:47 pm (UTC)
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I spent lots of time drinking tea and eating curly fries. This made it a most excellent Minami IMO XD
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From:usagi_half
Date:11th March, 2013 11:39 am (UTC)
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Glad you had a good time, thanks for the awesome photos :D

Kotatsu lounges are the best idea to have popped up in a long time.
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From:sephirayne
Date:12th March, 2013 02:27 pm (UTC)
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Glad to hear that it was good. Sad that I didn't go in the end.

Love the photos and the sound of the chill out Kotatsu lounge.

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