DECULTURE! MWCon’s First Art Show

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In our efforts to expand the experience at this year’s Macross World Convention, we decided to add on an art show that would allow well known artists in the pop culture circuit to interpret the Macross Universe in their own unique style. This show featured some amazingly talented artists, who include Heejin ParkMaria VitanCole LemkeMary J. HoffmanTou VueSho MuraseDanny Doublin, as well as a few familiar names, Jerome LuChito “KWESTONE” Arellano and Tracy Tubera.

Though many of the pieces sold at the show we do have a few left that is now available for those that couldn’t make it to the convention. Check out these artist’s pages and if you’re interested in any of the artwork, please email art.macrossworld@gmail.com to make a purchase. Each piece does come framed and ready-to-hang. Please be aware that prices do not include shipping.

 

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Announcing the First Place Prize for Cosplay/Perfomance Contest

This is a limited edition official product from Bandai Fashion Net. Released 2011, this highly sought after jewelry is carefully crafted to replicate Sheryl’s earring from Macross Frontier. Sign up now for the contest and don’t miss a chance to win this coveted prize. There are a limited number of slots available, so be sure to register early! Participants will be required to sign a general release and waiver. Email us at macrossidol@gmail.com to enter.

Dinner with Tenjin

MWcon is hosting a special dinner with Tenjin as a special guest. This is a fundraising dinner and the cost is $150 per person.  The dinner will be on October 4th, the night before the Convention at around 7pm in Redondo Beach. Space is very limited so if you want to be a part of this very intimate event, please email macrossworldconvention@gmail.com.

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Tenjin Hidetaka Dinner

Time: October 4, 2013 7pm-10pm

Cost: $150

Includes: Dinner, 1 non-alcoholic beverage, (1) personalized autograph from Tenjin, Photo opportunity

# Seats: Limited to 10 people only

About:  10 select guests will have the opportunity to dine with Tenjin and interact with him in a small group setting. Guests can chat, ask questions, and enjoy the company of one of the best Macross artists ever! Guests can bring (1) item for a special autograph signing by Tenjin along with a photo opportunity.

 

MACROSSWORLD CONVENTION 2013 ANNOUNCES “MACROSS IDOL” COSPLAY AND PERFORMANCE COMPETITION

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Los Angeles, CA (September 12th, 2013) – MacrossWorld Con 2013 announces an all-new competition, “Macross Idol”! This cosplay and talent contest welcomes all performers and cosplayers inspired by the popular anime franchise to the Torrance Cultural Arts Center on Saturday, October 5th!

This exciting event offers entrants different ways to compete! Cosplay, singing, and other performances are encouraged. Prizes include Macross figures and other merchandise, and the winner will be crowned “Miss/Mister Macross”!

To register, please email macrossidol@gmail.com with:

  • your full legal name

  • age

  • phone number

  • email address

  • description of your cosplay and/or performance

There are a limited number of slots available, so be sure to register early! Participants will be required to sign a general release and waiver.

“Macross Idol” joins other scheduled activities, including a Bandai 1/55 VF-1 “Transformation Contest”, live art drawing competition, art gallery show, a “Nyan Nyan” Cafe, a concert and autograph session with voice actress and singer-songwriter Mari Iijima—the voice of Lynn Minmay in the original Macross TV series and motion picture, and a panel and autograph session with Hidetaka Tenjin, known for his stunning box art for Macross and other models, and for his work on the publications Macross Chronicle and Space Battleship Yamato Fact File.

Follow this link to find out more about the Macross Idol Contest: http://www.macrossworld.com/mwcon-idol-contest/

MacrossWorld Con 2013 is coming to the Ken Miller Auditorium at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center on Saturday, October 5th from 12:00 – 6:00 PM. Register now at http://www.macrossworld.com/mwcon2013registration

About MacrossWorld

MacrossWorld is the leading source for Macross news, modeling and hobby tips, and all things related to the ground-breaking anime franchise. Since 1999, the MacrossWorld forums have been the destination for fans to connect and build community around their shared interest and enthusiasm for the series that changed anime fandom worldwide.

Keep up with the latest Macross news at http://www.macrossworld.com or http://www.facebook.com/Macrossworld.

 

Macross World Convention 2013 Welcomes Back Mari Iijima

mari piano mwconAs previously mentioned on our face book page and as she announced on her own, Macross World Convention is pleased to welcome back Mari Iijima for 2013! Known to Macross fans as the voice of Lynn Minmay from the original series, Mari Iijima now lives in the U.S. as an accomplished musician, actress and advertising model. She has graced our convention before and as always we are very excited to have her return to perform and sign autographs. With the bigger venue this year, we are hoping that everyone will get a good view of her performance. But get your seat early, because it’s always a packed house when Mari starts to play.

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Classic MW Shirt returns as a fundraiser for our 2013 Convention for a limited time

100 Macross shirts

From Kirik, Macross World Convention Director:

Support MW Con 2013 by purchasing this classic MW Con T-shirt design!! All proceeds will go towards MacrossWorld Convention 2013. Only available now until June 10th, 2013

Purchase your MW Con Fundraiser T-shirt for only $25 shipped anywhere in the U.S.! (International shipping extra). T-shirts are available in black or white and available in size Small, Medium, Large, and X-Large. Plus sizes available for additional $3 each size (XXL -$28, XXXL – $31, etc)

Payments are accepted via PayPal only! Click on the link below to order your T-shirt now!!

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