Kodansha Comics Gift Guide Part 3: With Manga from Me to You

Kodansha Comics Gift Guide Part 3: With Manga from Me to You One of the best things about manga is the community it creates: how it brings people together and allows you to bond with and make new friendships that last a lifetime, all the while giving you something to talk about that you’re incredible […]

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Shirase Kobuchizawa: Ordinary Girl, Extraordinary Goal

Series spoilers included. A Place Further than the Universe is not your typical “cute-girls-doing-cute-things” anime, and thank goodness! Sure, the four protagonists are cute teen girls, but that is where the similarities with the genre end. Instead, A Place Further than the Universe is a coming-of-age story in which Mari Tamaki, Shirase Kobuchizawa, Hinata Miyake, MORE

Kodansha Comics Gift Guide Part 2: If you liked ___, then check out ___!

Kodansha Comics Gift Guide Part 2: If You Liked ___, Try ___! There’s nothing like discovering a manga series that swiftly earns its place on your list of favorites. So when a series like that comes to an end, reading that last volume can be bittersweet and, when it’s all over, can make you think: So what […]

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Give to #GivingTuesday, For Science!

After a week of feasting, hanging out with family, fighting lines at stores, and shopping online, Giving Tuesday is upon us! #GivingTuesday is a movement–it even has its own hashtag–that’s set right in the middle of all your holiday shopping as a day to give back to nonprofit organizations so that we can keep doing MORE

Kodansha Comics Gift Guide for 2018 Holiday Season!

Kodansha Comics Gift Guide for 2018 Holiday Season! The holidays are right around the corner, which means it’s the perfect time for manga gift-giving! But with so many series to choose from, it can be hard to figure out where to start. But never fear—the Kodansha Comics Holiday Gift Guide is here! Whether you’re looking […]

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Kodansha Comics Gift Guide Part 1: Black Friday Buying Guide

Kodansha Comics Gift Guide Part 1: Black Friday Buying Guide If you’re looking to save big bucks this Black Friday on the latest and greatest manga sets, we’ve got you covered. From extravagant collector’s editions to limited edition box sets of your favorite classic series, whether you’re looking to complete your own manga collection, or […]

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Geek About Town: November + December

Lo and behold, it has arrived! An extra special holiday extravaganza version of Geek About Town, just in time for the holidays! Whether this is the most magical time of the year for you, or you’re finding yourself down and in need of some cheery distraction, we’ve got you covered. From board games to holiday MORE

Your Fundraiser T-Shirts Are On Their Way!

We are pleased to let you know that your fundraiser tees are on their way! Thank you for your continued support of GeekGirlCon, we couldn’t do any of this without you. Stay tuned and we’ll see you next year on November 16 and 17 for #GGC19! Have a wonderful holiday season. Be merry and be MORE

Our Saturday Recap: Panels, Cosplay, and Merch! Oh My!

The first day of con has come and gone, and there are plenty of feels to go around. Each year, my team covers various panels and events to write about for the GeekGirlCon blog—a truly daunting task, of course. This year we each wanted to write a short blurb about our experiences during the weekend MORE

What To Do On Saturday At #GGC18

As I write this—sitting in my hotel room just hours away from the official start of the convention—I am thrilled, excited, and relieved. Another year of hard work and we’re finally ready to share it with all of you.  My outfit is spread out, my bag is packed, and I’m ready to commence a weekend MORE

Meet Some MoPOP Geeks!

Guest post by our sponsor, MoPOP. It’s the most wonderful time of the year! We at MoPOP look forward to GeekGirlCon every year. And this year is no exception. We’ve got our panel guide planned, our cosplay laid out, and MoPOP booth prepared for you to come visit. When we were asked to write a MORE

Thank You to Our GeekGirlCon ’18 Sponsors

GeekGirlCon owes its lifeblood to a nearly unquantifiable host of individuals and groups who dedicate themselves to bringing us all together once a year. From our year-round staff to our con-weekend Agents to our Featured Contributors to our attendees, the light and love coming from our support network is seemingly infinite. That all being said, MORE

Represent: Order Your #GGC18 Fundraiser Tee Now!

Your passes are ready, the hotel is booked, and your costumes are coordinated. With the convention just under two weeks away, you might be wondering what else you can do to prepare for #GGC18. Well, last night we launched our third annual fundraiser tee! Represent like a geek, and support your favorite convention! Available in both MORE

Gaming at GeekGirlCon ’18

Over the weekend of GeekGirlCon, there are of course a whole slew of activities for you to enjoy. From the various geek-themed panels, to the family-friendly DIY Science Zone, from Artist Alley to the bustle of the Exhibitor Hall, there’s always something to see and do. Speaking of seeing and doing, the gaming spaces at MORE

25 Years of MYST At GeekGirlCon 2018

I’m always enamored with the GeekGirlCon content lineup, but when it was announced at a GGC staff meeting earlier in the year that Cyan would be celebrating MYST’s 25th anniversary with us at GeekGirlCon 2018…I was floored. I grew up with MYST. We’re around the same age, actually—and while toddler Indigo had no clue how to MORE

Meetups and More: Activities at GeekGirlCon ’18

This month is the month, people! GeekGirlCon has arrived (basically)! Throughout October, look to our blog for everything you need to know about the weekend, from Panel Highlights to Cosplay Contest announcements, we’ve got you covered. Though our epic panels are what attract a lot of folks to GeekGirlCon (me included), they don’t comprise the MORE

Got Cosplay? Sign up for the 2018 contest at GeekGirlCon!

This year I started dabbling in cosplay, and very quickly came to learn that cosplay is not only an expression of love for a fandom, but it’s also a great opportunity to show off your creative side and your design skills! A LOT of hard work goes into creating outfits, weapons, gear, and props, and MORE

Name Our Avatar Contest Submissions Close October 1st!

We’ve been enamored reading all of your ideas for the Name Our Avatar contest and your creativity continues to amaze us with each entry. If you haven’t had the chance to submit your idea yet, never fear! You still have a few more days to submit your name and a brief backstory online now. Submissions for MORE

The DIY Science Zone Needs Your Support!

One of the many aspects of GeekGirlCon that sets it apart from other conventions is its commitment to welcoming geeks of all ages. We don’t just tolerate our kid attendees, we design the weekend with their interests in mind. Whether that means keeping our 18+ programming scheduled in the evenings or setting up a kids-only MORE

Panel Highlights – Geek Culture

With GeekGirlCon only five weeks away* we’ve been giving you a sneak peek at some of our amazing content for this year. So far, we’ve shown you a sample of our amazing workshops and panels for literary geeks. This week, we’re going to be highlighting a couple of panels that cover various aspects of geek MORE