Category Archives: Conventions

Anime Expo 2017 Thoughts and Impressions

Over the years of BentoByte’s existence we have attended quite a few cons. But nothing ever quite compares to that of attending Los Angeles’ own Anime Expo. Every year, thousands of like-minded cosplayers, anime aficionados, and industry folks descend on downtown LA. To be...


Anime Expo Cosplay Roundup Album #3

Shooting out another album of Anime Expo cosplay coverage!   Album 4 coming soon! Contact us through social media if you are a cosplayer and would like a high res copy of your picture. See you all next year!


Denver Comic Con 2017 Cosplay Roundup

Every year Denver puts on their annual comic con. This year we managed to grab just a few cosplay photos. See all the pics below, and if you are one of the cosplayers and would like a copy of your picture, send us a...


A Quick Chat with Kay Pike at Anime Expo 2017

If you’re on some sort of social media platform, it’s fairly likely you have seen this fantastic body paint of Piccolo at some point: A post shared by ūüé®The Bodypainterūüé® (@kaypikefashion) on Jun 5, 2017 at 4:18pm PDT That’s Kay Pike, a Canadian designer...


Colossal Con Cosplay Round-up Album #2

While we gear up for our big exodus to California for the annual Anime Expo, we have finally finished processing all the pics we took at Colossal Con 2017. For those of you who are not aware of what Colossal Con is or where...


Colossal Con Cosplay Round-up Album #1

Colossal Con is a notorious convention synonymous with the words “water park.” Which conveniently gives us ample opportunities to snag a bunch of great photos of everyone enjoying some time in the sun. And speaking of water parks, we even had a underwater shoot...


Dragon Ball Super Puzzle Game Announced

Yesterday, Toei Animation Inc. and¬†SCRAP Entertainment, Inc. announced a Dragon Ball Super themed puzzle game that will be taking place at this year’s Anime Expo. The scavenger hunt will span across the entire Anime Expo event this year in Los Angeles, CA (July 1st...


Colorado Anime Fest 2017 | Bunny Kofuku Mini-Series

Here’s a Bunny Kofuku Mini-Series Shoot from Colorado Anime Fest 2017! Showcasing Britt Lee Scherer as Kofuku from Noragami! Shot/edited: Jesse Pulido. Be sure to check back for more exclusive Feature Shoots! Click here to see our previous Feature Shoot.


20 Questions: The Erica Mendez Edition

While in attendance at Colorado Anime Fest 2017, we were graced by the talent of Erica Mendez. So graceful was she that we were allowed not only the opportunity to interview her, but film said interview. Observe with your very eyes said interview! On a...


Colorado Anime Fest 2017 | Devil Love Live! Feature Shoot

Here’s our Devil Love Live! Cosplay Feature Shoot from Colorado Anime Fest 2017! Cosplayers from top to bottom:¬†Isabelle McGee/Maki, Isabella Middlemiss/Nico, Ene Tiayi/Honoka, Maxine Choi/Kotori, Johanna Risley/Rin, and Yua Choi/Umi. Shot/edited by BentoByte Photographer Jesse Pulido. Be sure to check back for more exclusive...


Colorado Anime Fest 2017 | Re:Zero Feature Shoot

Here’s the first Cosplay Feature Shoot from Colorado Anime Fest 2017, showcasing Yuki Li as Rem/Ram and Helenayu KuMa¬†as Emilia from Re:Zero! Shot/edited by BentoByte Photographer Jesse Pulido. Be sure to check back for more exclusive feature shoots!



The Cosplayers of Colorado Anime Fest 2017 Album 1

Over the course of three days while at the annual Colorado Anime Fest, we met some great cosplayers. There are going to be a few shots here and there as repeats (some are from the same shoots).  There will be three batches of posts...


Colorado Anime Fest 2017 Cosplay Recap

This weekend the BentoByte crew attended the (recently) annual Colorado Anime Fest. While we are running around getting our cosplay photos and interviews edited, we had our crew put together a little showcase of some of the cosplayers that we met while there. Check...


Anime Expo 2017 Invites Fans to Vote for Guests

Anime Expo is a hell of a convention. Being the largest anime convention in the country, it’s hosts an array of amazing guests from artists to voice actors to directors and more. That being the case, I think it’s pretty incredible that Anime Expo...