The Details: Anime NYC is a brand-new convention that is dedicated to the Pop Culture phenomena of Anime, Manga and other related Japanese entertainment. It’s a three-day event that will overwhelm the senses and delight each and every attendee based on the special events, special guests and screenings, available products and scores of incredible cosplay. If you’ve followed the Official PiercingMetal Instagram at all, you know full well that we just love the convention circuit and do our best to support amazing events such as this one. Now, thanks to the fine folks at Leftfield Media, my convention minded Anime friends will have the chance to win a Weekend Pass to the convention (and this means ALL THREE DAYS of it). It’s our first-ever convention giveaway and according to my record keeping, will be the 250th Contest done by the PiercingMetal.com website so that’s rather awesome if I do say so myself. I’ve lined out what I am asking you to do and provided suitable guidelines for this one. Let’s go.
When and Where: November 16th-18th, at Jacob Javits Center, 34th Street and 11th Avenue NYC
To Participate: Here’s what I’d like the interested parties to do. Since this is an Anime themed convention, I am playing along into those lines so be sure to follow closely and complete all the requirements. Trust me its easier than it might sound. I’d recommend that you compose this on a laptop or tablet since sometimes doing these on the mobile phones cause the copy to be lost if you’ve a service interruption. Let’s go.
1. Name three of your very favorite Anime shows or films and just a quick sentence as to why this is the case.
2. Have you cosplayed before? If so, please tell me who you did and embed two costumes in to the replies so we can all see them. Using Instagram is probably the easiest, or a Facebook photo that is publicly shared and viewable. If you’ve never done a cosplay before please tell me who three of your favorite characters to see brought to life by a talented cosplayer.
3. What are your two very favorite characters that you would love to Cosplay as in the future.
4. If you win one of our weekend passes, who will you cosplay as? If you’ve already done this outfit and you didn’t list it in Question #2, please embed a visual. I love seeing all these wonderful designs and the skills that people have making them. If you aren’t cosplaying, what outfits do you hope to see at Anime NYC. Tell me two of them.
5. What comics or manga are you currently reading and recommend? You can mix the two of course.
6. What interests you most about this convention? I’m sure their marketing folks would be interested in this information.
– Enter only enter once. All comments are moderated and will not appear immediately after your submission until staff can review them.
– Number them for ease of knowing if you followed the instructions or not if I’ve asked for a list of items.
– Please enter your full real name in the comment form along with a valid email address that you can be reached at if you win. Please do NOT put this information in the comment itself out of privacy concerns.
– Only enter if you CAN and WILL be able to attend the event and it’s logistically possible for you to do so. Essentially, if you live a couple of hundred miles away we don’t think you’re coming here for an convention in NYC. Especially a three day affair in terms of the badges I am giving away. I don’t want any waste.
– Subscribe to the comments on the contest post and check back to see the responses so you know if you won or not. I am very quick to choose winners once a few have come in.
– Make sure you are entering a NEW comment and not replying to another contestant’s entry as that makes notifying you much more difficult should you be marked as a winner.
Restrictions: This giveaway amounts to my very first Pop Culture convention contest so it’s rather special to me. It will run until a few days before the show or when my supply of giveaway badges has been depleted. Act fast because if you snooze, you lose and I should stress that there are NO PLUS ONES for this giveaway. Friends who wish to come can try their luck at the contest or purchase their own ticket.
If You Win This Contest: These passes will NOT be mailed and instead will be available to pick up onsite on the first day of the convention. Each of you will receive an email from the organizers with the exact details on where you go in the Javits Center so be sure we have your most accessible email to reach you. If you did not receive the email for any reason, you should go to the Show Office located at 2D04 to pick them up. You’ll need proof of identity and if any issues are encountered ask for a show manager and cite this was a collaboration between Leftfield Media and PiercingMetal.com – you should all be fine as names were confirmed. I suggest an early arrival to get the maximum convention experience once you have your weekend pass.
Official Links: http://www.animenyc.com