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We had 79 entries from 47 different editors. Our panel of judges pared down the entries to the best submitted in each category and chose their favorite overall video (Judges’ Choice). Our convention attendees voted on their favorites in each category as well as an overall winner (Best In Show).
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COAF 2017 AMV Contest Winners




So you need to build a portfolio for judging, but you have no idea what it really means, how to do it, or why you need it. Have no fear. COAF cosplay staffer Wild Whimsy is here to answer your questions. The basic idea behind a costume/cosplay portfolio is very simple;
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Tips & tricks for building a cosplay judging portfolio


Get your planning on! COAF 2017 Program Guide COAF 2017 Schedule: PDF | JPG Thanks to all staff, industry and panelists for their hard work in putting this together!

Schedule and Program Guide now available!



Dan Coglan, a.k.a. “Samurai Dan” and his wife, Jillian are the acknowledged masters of marital… er, MARTIAL mayhem. This dynamic duo travels the civilized portions of the U.S., bringing their unique show to curious and horrified audiences alike.   In addition to their high-energy, mostly safe stage shows (where razor
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Guests: Samurai Dan & Jillian


VGR announcement! Here at COAF, we love introducing new ideas to Denver cons. So, we’re partnering with Boss Stage Arcade & Anime and Arcadency to present a video game room very different from typical home setups: join us to play on more than a dozen arcade machines! Here’s what you’ll
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VGR Announcement



Greggo has been producing and hosting game shows at anime conventions since 1999, when he premiered Anime Match Game at Project A-Kon in Dallas. Since then, Greggo has done anime-themed versions of several classic game shows, created a few games of his own, and even had an original project that
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Guest: Greg Wicker


For the last 10 years, within the world behind the mic, Lauren Landa is most known for roles such as the ninja beauty, Kasumi in Dead or Alive 5; the sexy Litchi Faye Ling in the popular fighting games BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger, as well as the sequels BlazBlue: Continuum Shift,
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Guest: Lauren Landa



With literally hundreds of V/O credits to his name, Veteran Voice Monkey Steve Blum is best known as the voice of “Spike Spiegel” from Cowboy Bebop, “Wolverine” from several incarnations of X-Men (animated movies, games, the Wolverine and the X-Men TV Series, The Super Hero Squad Show, X-Men Anime and
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Guest: Steve Blum


Mary Elizabeth McGlynn is a voice over actress, writer, singer and director. As an actress, she portrayed Major Motoko Kusanagi in Ghost In The Shell Innocence, Solid State Society and Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex for which she won the American Anime Award for Best Actress. You can
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Guest: Mary Elizabeth McGlynn