BOTCON 2016 - THE FINAL
(griffin's 2016 BotCon adventure from Australia)
As the people were finally leaving from the Gregg Berger panel, a number of costumed people started filing into the room.
I left at this point, just before the panel started, to go up to my room to change out my camera battery and then go to the Hasbro exhibit to take photos of the new toys in the display cases.
Since the entrance to the panel room was at the elevators that service the tower that had my hotel room, when I came down from my room to head over to the dealer room (at about 1.30pm) I quickly ducked in to take some more photos of the panel... which they were talking to each of the people up the front in their costumes and then getting a vote on the best costumes this year (just the ones in the Panel Room, as I found better ones walking around the Dealer Room area a few minutes later).
The winner was the giant Ultra Magnus.
Second place was the mini Fortress Maximus (on the right).
And third place was the Optimus on the right.
Later in the day I saw the Ultra Magnus costume on a bench near the
Back to the Panel Room at 1.55pm, the panel was now over, but there
were still some people in costumes lingering around while we waited for
the Aaron Archer panel to begin.
For a look at all the Costumes I found this year around the Convention, go to the Art Contest & Costumes page here.
Go to the next panel - 2pm - Aaron Archer
Or - Return to Saturday 9th April
Or - Return to main index page
OZFORMERS - The Transformers
Fansite for News and Interaction in Australia (OUR 20TH ANNIVERSARY
BotCon website - The official Collector Club and Convention website
To contact me --> griffin @ otca.com.au