Monday, 28 July 2014

UNDER CONSTRUCTION! RESUMING SHORTLY!

Back to basics under constructions so I have temporary taken things down! This is because I have a few new tweaks under way and there's a bunch of things I have lined up for you guys! New Blog launching this Summer 2014 =)

Coming soon :p
- New blog design and the final fixes for the latest updates
- Finally, launching the online store! YES it coming!!!
- Integration with sections and tabs and filing the contents
- Fixes on the sub page contents *yay*
- Mobile version of the blog upgrades to a better one =)
- Announcement for the latest summer project :D
- The facebook page give away is coming soon too xD

Go to my Facebook page for all the latest updates as I am on there 24/7
www.facebook.com/GoSmile250

Sunday, 1 June 2014

London MCM Expo May 2014 Cosplay Fan Video



Featuring nearly 480 cosplays and beating the record from the last time out back in October! I honestly did not think we could top the video from last London MCM :D Back for some more cosplay videos from here on out and beyond! Most important of all: I wanna say a huge thank you to all the cosplayers who helped in making this happen. You guys are my friends and everytime I go to a con, I always have the best times because of you guys =)

Cosplay video filmed at London MCM Expo May 23-25 2014 Watch it in HD for the best experience :p Subscribe to my channel so you don't miss it :D

The 2014 con season just started and it only gets better from here! I have a video from London Anime and Gaming Con and MCM Telford 2014 to kickstart the year on my channel so do check them out if you have missed it! LSCC and Birmingham Vids also available^^ There's a lot of little details I want to share with you guys so please read on...

All the photos from the event and updates are always available on my official FaceBook Page :D
http://www.facebook.com/GoSmile250

Behind the scenes and additional photos will be available in a few days from the launch of this video via my Facebook fan page. If you would like to get involve in any of my future videos just let me know and we'll film! Everybody is welcome to my videos :D

***2014 UK TOUR***
I am attending 20 (and counting) Conventions/Expos around the UK in 2014 - I will be filming cosplay videos in all of them and I hope to catch up with you guys in the near future! I always attend all days of a convention, from opening till closing and if you see me just grab me and we can film for cosplay videos =) Check my Facebook page for my schedule of events:
http://www.facebook.com/GoSmile250

For business enquiries e-mail me at: ttagaro@yahoo.com
I'm open to doing press work at expo events and helping with promotions and marketing and photo and video coverage at the event - in exchange for a press pass. I'm also open in promoting your products and reviewing them on my lifestyle blog.

See you guys in Reading Anime Convention July 5 2014 - thats my next event! For all the updated schedule of my UK Tour of Expo and Cons and latest happenings, please check my Facebook page

Special THANKS to all the cosplayers who helped put together this video! :D and here are additional credits for their respective Facebook pages; check it out!

In Collaboration with...

GazeChibi Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/GazeChibiCosplay

MichiFox Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/MichiFoxCosplay

Suzuki Mina Yau
http://yntsuzuki.deviantart.com/

Minako Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/MinakoCosplay

Lady Ember Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/LadyEmberCosplay

Noodle Cup Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/BethanCosplays

Renio Cosplays
https://www.facebook.com/reniocos

Sukairi Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/sukairii

Hollita Cosplays
https://www.facebook.com/Hollitacos

RiRi's Official Cosplays
https://www.facebook.com/rirismiofficial

Rathalely Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/RathalelyCosplay

Moogle Chan
https://www.facebook.com/Mooglechancosplay

Aoi Cosplays
https://www.facebook.com/aoimisakicosplays

Britshep Cosplays
https://www.facebook.com/BritShepCosplay

Leather and Chocolate Cosplays
https://www.facebook.com/LeatherandChocolate

Something Cosplays
https://www.facebook.com/somethingcosplaygroup

Misaki Cosplays
https://www.facebook.com/misakicosplay93

Suzupocky Cosplays
https://www.facebook.com/Suzupocky

Milae3 Dance Crew
https://www.facebook.com/Milae33

Kismet Cosplays
https://www.facebook.com/KismetCP

Stargazer May Cosplays
https://www.facebook.com/StargazermayCosplay

Kishi Cosplays
https://www.facebook.com/kishichu

Aqua_NG Cosplays
https://www.facebook.com/AQuangCosplay

Saffine Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/SaffineCosplay

Askaluna Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/AskaLunaCosplay

1cekream Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/1cekream

BroSuke Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/xbrosuke

Afig Costume and Crafts
https://www.facebook.com/Afigcostumeandcraft

If I have missed out your cosplay page, let me know so I can add it to the list!

Feel free to add me as a friend on Facebook =)
http://www.facebook.com/keantyrone

Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Welcome Back Readers =)

Hey guys, this is the official status that I have held on to for a long time. I am pleased to announced that yes! (finally) I am returning to the blogging world! I will continue to blog just like usual from today onwards and I can confirm a few things for you guys:

Attendance to July Conventions
Reading Anime Convention - I will be a guest there with my own panel!
London Anime and Gaming Con - Photos inbound =)
London Film and Comic Con - Filming a cosplay video and photos with write ups
HyperJapan 2014 - Full force 3 days, photos, videos, blogging and review

Just a reminder of what you can find from my official facebok page:
Photos from the Japanese Fashion meet in London 2014
Photos from KitaCon 2014
Cosplay Videos from Birmingham MCM and LSCC 2014
Easter extra photos + all of 2014 previous festivities; MCM Telford, London Anime Gaming Con
Photos from dedicated cosplay photo shoots with Kishi, Sukairi and Pixie Late =)

Now that I am finished with MCM weekend for May 2014, I'll process the content and should be out this week :D Other than that, sorry for the delay guys but the hiatus is over and now I'm back!

Thursday, 15 May 2014

EZ Cosplay Entry and more cosplay photos!

Sukairi and I recently did a small and simple trial shoot and here's a sneak peek at it! We strongly believe that we truly captured the vibe from the anime and so much so that this photo is an entry to the EZ cosplay competition for May 2014! ahaha :L More from this space soon xD

Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Featuring Pixie Late and Cosplay

I'm constantly updating my cosplay photos and videos via my official facebook page; currently on a blogging break but that doesn't mean I'm off the social network! I'm using this time to publish Kitacon and photoshoot photos for you guys!

Here's a sneak peek for a collaboration with Pixie Late as Junko from Dangan Ronpa the animation


Thursday, 1 May 2014

Cosplay photos now up!

 I'll roll a few photos here and there whilst I'm on blogging hiatus :p
To be up to date with everything, just visit www.facebook.com/GoSmile250

This is just a little preview of the things I have been up to whilst on break xD



Featuring Kishi as Haruhi from the Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

MCM 2014 Birmingham Cosplay Fan Video Next Day Edit



*phew* MCM Birmingham Cosplay Video for March 22-23 2014 is here :) This one is just a little quick edit for you guys :p Available in HD and more parts coming soon! I'm working through the photos and videos from the event :L

The 2014 con season just started and it only gets better from here! I have a video from London Anime and Gaming Con and MCM Telford 2014 to kickstart the year on my channel so do check them out if you have missed it! London Super Comic Con took place last week and I have two videos with all the highlights of that event too - just check my YouTube Channel for more =) There's a lot of little details I want to share with you guys so please read on...

All the photos from the event and updates are always available on my official FaceBook Page :D
http://www.facebook.com/GoSmile250

Behind the scenes and additional photos will be available in a few days from the launch of this video via my Facebook fan page. If you would like to get involve in any of my future videos just let me know and we'll film! Everybody is welcome to my videos :D

***2014 UK TOUR***
I am attending 20 (and counting) Conventions/Expos around the UK in 2014 - I will be filming cosplay videos in all of them and I hope to catch up with you guys in the near future! I always attend all days of a convention, from opening till closing and if you see me just grab me and we can film for cosplay videos =) Check my Facebook page for my schedule of events:
http://www.facebook.com/GoSmile250

For business enquiries e-mail me at: ttagaro@yahoo.com
I'm open to doing press work at expo events and helping with promotions and marketing and photo and video coverage at the event - in exchange for a press pass. I'm also open in promoting your products and reviewing them on my lifestyle blog.
http://www.Smile250.blogspot.com

See you guys in Birmingham Metropole Hilton Hotel March 28-30 2014 thats my next event! For all the updated schedule of my UK Tour of Expo and Cons and latest happenings, please check my Facebook page:
http://www.facebook.com/GoSmile250

Special THANKS to all the cosplayers who helped put together this video! :D

Feel free to add me as a friend on Facebook =)
http://www.facebook.com/keantyrone

This video is a completely new style for me and I hope you guys like it. For 2014 I made a commitment to just keep working hard and just to give it my all when it comes to cosplay videos. Please enjoy this brand new style of filming and cosplay videos as I continue to explore more video styles. My typical video is using a flycam but now I'm also trying a different style and using little details and new song genres  and this video is another completely different style.

Friday, 28 March 2014

KitaCon 2014

Hey everyone!

I'm attending KitaCon 2014 for all 3 days of the event, whilst staying at the Hilton hotel. Going all out on this one! Cosplay videos and photos inbound for all 3 days :p Be sure to grab me if you see me^^ As always, everyone is welcome to my photos and videos so just say hi xD

Also, I've been very fortunate that my article has made it into the conbook :) Please do give it a read when you get a chance - as it's a short article all about the behind the scenes of photographers and videographers! I was so happy when I heard that news! :D

I've made myself readily available the entire event, if you want a shoot - I'm more than happy to do so and I'll be running around filming and snapping for as long as I can and I don't care about sleep in this event! This has got to be the best event of my entire year :p

Finally, I wanna say welcome to everyone who is checking out my blog for the first time and thank you!

See you guys soon :3

Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Midweek update!

Hi guys!

Short update this week - I've been really busy in preparation for KitaCon 2014 and hence I haven't been able to post a proper blogpost for all the things happening in MCM Birmingham last week but 2 cosplay videos are now on my Facebook page and I've processed quite a few photos already. Finally I've uploaded the 2 London Super Comic Con cosplay videos and I'm just working through a few more extra behind the scenes photos on that.

For the latest content update check: Facebook.com/GoSmile250

Thursday, 20 March 2014

London Super Comic Con 2014 Cosplays Part 2



Hey guys! This is part 2 of my LSCC cosplay videos =) You can watch Part 1 Click: here Available in HD - Filmed at London Super Comic Con 2014 March 15-16 2014. Subscribe to my channel so you don't miss any of the cosplay videos :p

The 2014 con season just started and it only gets better from here! I have a video from London Anime and Gaming Con and MCM Telford 2014 to kickstart the year on my channel so do check them out if you have missed it! There's a lot of little details I want to share with you guys so please read on...

All the photos from the event and updates are always available on my official FaceBook Page :D
http://www.facebook.com/GoSmile250

Behind the scenes and additional photos will be available in a few days from the launch of this video via my Facebook fan page. If you would like to get involve in any of my future videos just let me know and we'll film! Everybody is welcome to my videos :D

***2014 UK TOUR***
I am attending 20 (and counting) Conventions/Expos around the UK in 2014 - I will be filming cosplay videos in all of them and I hope to catch up with you guys in the near future! I always attend all days of a convention, from opening till closing and if you see me just grab me and we can film for cosplay videos =) Check my Facebook page for my schedule of events:
http://www.facebook.com/GoSmile250

For business enquiries e-mail me at: ttagaro@yahoo.com
I'm open to doing press work at expo events and helping with promotions and marketing and photo and video coverage at the event - in exchange for a press pass. I'm also open in promoting your products and reviewing them on my lifestyle blog.

See you guys in Birmingham MCM March 22-23 2014 thats my next event! For all the updated schedule of my UK Tour of Expo and Cons and latest happenings, please check my Facebook page:
http://www.facebook.com/GoSmile250

Special THANKS to all the cosplayers who helped put together this video! :D and here are additional credits for their respective Facebook pages; check it out!

In Collaboration with...

GazeChibi Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/GazeChibiCosplay

MichiFox Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/MichiFoxCosplay

SarHum Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/SarHum

Suzuki Mina Yau
http://yntsuzuki.deviantart.com/

Yuu Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/UK.Yuusama

Minako Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/MinakoCosplay

Helnns Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/HelnnsCosplay

HollyM Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/HollyMCosplay

RossE Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/RossECosplay

Mutant Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/mutantcosplay

Tallia3
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tallia3/206099606203938

Kyokyo Cosplays
https://www.facebook.com/KyokyoCosplays

Book Eater
https://www.facebook.com/bookeatercosplay

Little Lion Cosplays
https://www.facebook.com/LittleLionCosplays

Bloodwolf Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/BloodwolfCosplay

Asakura
http://www.asakura.co.uk

Hollita Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/Hollitacos

Rathalely Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/RathalelyCosplay

Ryun Stark
https://www.facebook.com/RyunStarkCosplay

Cos Kittz
https://www.facebook.com/KittzCosplayer

Riddle Costumes
https://www.facebook.com/RiddleCostumes

Lisa Marie Cosplays
https://www.facebook.com/LisaMarieCosplay

RiRismi Official
https://www.facebook.com/rirismiofficial

Iconic Legion
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Iconic-Legion/219154798151499

Mary Ann Russon from International Business Times
http://www.ibtimes.co.uk

Ziggy Newman from Zonic

If I have missed out your cosplay page, I do apologize for not knowing but please do let me know via inbox so I can add it to the list asap - thank you =)

Feel free to add me as a friend on Facebook =)
http://www.facebook.com/keantyrone

Thank you to the organizers of London Super Comic Con for giving me a press pass!

Filmed using a Nikon D3200 with 18-55mm Kit Lens, f3.5 aperture, 30frames per second at 1080p and a Go Pro knock off from ebay :p The edits are via Adobe Premier Elements Pro 11

Tuesday, 18 March 2014

London Super Comic Con 2014 Cosplays



Hey everyone! This is the first part of my cosplay video filmed at London Super Comic Con 2014 March 15-16 2014 - Watch it in HD and look out for part 2 coming tomorrow! Subscribe to my channel so you don't miss it :D If you don't see your clip in this video - that means you'll be in part 2 :)

The 2014 con season just started and it only gets better from here! I have a video from London Anime and Gaming Con and MCM Telford 2014 to kickstart the year on my channel so do check them out if you have missed it! There's a lot of little details I want to share with you guys so please read on...

All the photos from the event and updates are always available on my official FaceBook Page :D
http://www.facebook.com/GoSmile250

Behind the scenes and additional photos will be available in a few days from the launch of this video via my Facebook fan page. If you would like to get involve in any of my future videos just let me know and we'll film! Everybody is welcome to my videos :D

***2014 UK TOUR***
I am attending 20 (and counting) Conventions/Expos around the UK in 2014 - I will be filming cosplay videos in all of them and I hope to catch up with you guys in the near future! I always attend all days of a convention, from opening till closing and if you see me just grab me and we can film for cosplay videos =) Check my Facebook page for my schedule of events:
http://www.facebook.com/GoSmile250

For business enquiries e-mail me at: ttagaro@yahoo.com
I'm open to doing press work at expo events and helping with promotions and marketing and photo and video coverage at the event - in exchange for a press pass. I'm also open in promoting your products and reviewing them on my lifestyle blog.

See you guys in Birmingham MCM March 22-23 2014 thats my next event! For all the updated schedule of my UK Tour of Expo and Cons and latest happenings, please check my Facebook page:
http://www.facebook.com/GoSmile250

Special THANKS to all the cosplayers who helped put together this video! :D and here are additional credits for their respective Facebook pages; check it out!

In Collaboration with...

GazeChibi Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/GazeChibiCosplay

MichiFox Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/MichiFoxCosplay

SarHum Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/SarHum

Suzuki Mina Yau
http://yntsuzuki.deviantart.com/

Yuu Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/UK.Yuusama

Minako Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/MinakoCosplay

Helnns Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/HelnnsCosplay

HollyM Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/HollyMCosplay

RossE Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/RossECosplay

Taisies Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/TaisiesCosplay

Pippa512
https://www.facebook.com/Pippa512

Yaya Han
https://www.facebook.com/yayacosplay

Tabitha Lyons
https://www.facebook.com/TabithaArtyfakes

Illyria Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/IllyriaCosplay

SpiderCam Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/Spidercamcosplay

Magnetrix Cosplay
https://www.facebook.com/magnetrixcosplay

Mojo Jones
https://www.facebook.com/nerdburlesque

Tallia3
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tallia3/206099606203938

Cinderella by Ellie Cook (Link to be added)

Alex Swan (link to be added)

Shout out to Holly Bennett from PlayStation for making a cameo in this video

If I have missed out your cosplay page, let me know so I can add it to the list!

Feel free to add me as a friend on Facebook =)
http://www.facebook.com/keantyrone

Thank you to the organizers of London Super Comic Con for giving me a press pass!

This video is a completely new style for me and I hope you guys like it. For 2014 I made a commitment to just keep working hard and just to give it my all when it comes to cosplay videos. Please enjoy this brand new style of filming and cosplay videos as I continue to explore more video styles. My typical video is using a flycam but now I'm also trying a different style and using little details and new song genres  and this video is another completely different style.

Saturday, 15 March 2014

Welcome to my little lifestyle blog!

Firstly, I want to say welcome to everyone that reads my blog for the first time from London Super Comic Con weekend! Thank you for taking the time to check it out :D

To introduce myself, I'm Kean Tyrone Tagaro, cosplay videographer and lifestyle blogger =) Chances are you got my business card from the event and are waiting for photos and the cosplay video :p Feel free to browse to the content from previous cons I've attended while waiting. The Cosplay video and photos should be ready by Friday :)

You can find everything by clicking "Facebook page" tab on top of the blog. Alternatively, visit www.facebook.com/GoSmile250

See you soon!
(Ps. Currently travelling to the con whilst blogging this xP)

Thursday, 13 March 2014

London Super Comic Con 2014 Excel London

LSCC is coming up this weekend, just the day after tomorrow :p it will be my first time going there but I'm already so excited to get the opportunity to make a Cosplay video again :D plus I'll get to meet some of you out there! New adventures await and of course I'll blog about my impressions of the event here :) Hopefully I'll be able to collaborate with more people this time around too =)

Be sure to grab me if you see me, I'm ready to film anytime and will be going on both Saturday and Sunday from around 10am-6pm. Also I have been granted a press pass and will try to take photos too just to have more content for you guys :D Last but not the least I'll try to vary my filming style more and more and should debut a new video by Friday March 21 so stay tuned!

See you there :D

Monday, 10 March 2014

Collector Mania Milton Keybes 2014

Exciting news to announce today I'm always looking to cover more and more events around the year - I love travelling and being part of new experiences. Hence, I am so pleased to confirm that I will be going on yet another convention this year; I'll be filming a Cosplay video at Collector Mania 2014 in Milton Keynes. It will be on May 16-19 and for all 3 days I'll be there for photos and videos :D

More on this later :)

Friday, 7 March 2014

Behind Scenes from Live Action Role Playing

Quick update today, I'm slightly busy with volunteering hospital work as per usual so this weekend is my only rest. I'm working through some gaming with my PS3 and hopefully I can get ready for the March madness coming soon :)

Just an update to say that behind the scenes from the recent Live Action Role Play event we went are now up on my Facebook page: www.facebook.com/GoSmile250

Wednesday, 5 March 2014

March 2014 Spring Sun and Cosplay Events

The month of March brings tons of expos and events every-weekend for us convention lovers and cosplay fans but the fun doesn't stop there! I will be filming cosplay videos in 3 events this month. I have my hotel booked and tickets/press passes all sorted and ready to go! Photos and videos inbound soon :D

I just cannot wait to get out there and capture the fun of cosplays with all you guys! I do always aim to better myself and I want to make 2014 my best year ever and I certainly couldn't have done it without you guys' help so stick around for this month and let's all have fun!

March 15-16 London Super Comic Con
March 22-23 Birmingham MCM Expo
March 28-30 KitaCon Legacy

The hype is building up - be sure to check my facebook fanpage for all content!
www.facebook.com/GoSmile250

Monday, 3 March 2014

TitanFall Final Fantasy X X-2 Jstars Victory Vs Infamous Second Son Dark Souls 2 South Park Stick of Truth Final Fantasy 14 XIV

I haven't done one of these in a while but March only gets better with now more games to play! Rather than separate things into posts this early I'm going to just combine them all.

First of the list is TitanFall - the undisputed Xbox One killer app. Much after the big hype along with it's E3 announcement, the game certainly delivers to high standards offering fast paced combat, soaring jumping mobility and giant mechs wrecking havoc. Having played it at EuroGamer and being part of the PC beta - I can safely say that Microsoft has a bonafide weapon against Sony and what does Sony have? Nothing. (Keep in mind a Sony playstation fan since ps1)

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD
I don't think I have the words to describe this one - I mean this is one of my top favourite Jrpgs and now comes in High definition as a collection on my beloved PS vita - I recommend this for fans of the series and certainly this is one of the earliest Japanese games I've fallen in love with. I will be picking this up for my Vita and will relive all the memories FF-X have me and get a chance to finish and play FFX2

Final Fantasy XIV - A Realm Reborn
Whilst on the topic of final fantasy (but despite not being a March game) I decided to pick up FF14 for my ps3 because the ps4 version is coming in just a month and all ps3 players will be able to upgrade for free! More on this story soon! I will dive in this MMORPG and probably spent hours on end questing and taking part in fate events. I have played both the PS3 and PS4 beta and can tell you that I have had some of the more enjoyable moments of an MMO playing this adventure in my whole gaming life. I'll be getting the ps4 version and see you online :)

As for Dark Souls 2 and South Park stick of Truth - I've been a fan of Demon Souls during it's prime and we have to thank Atlus for publishing the game! However, at the moment I kinda struggle to justify a purchase or build up my interest in a punishing game right now. It's a challenge and it's a triumph but I'm dead set on other things that dark souls is brought on topic - it just gets shadowed by the games I mentioned above.

South Park is a game I know that has been getting praises for it's writing and humour. The original creators of South Park are heavily involve in the project and it shows. I personally have many friends who are picking this up and many industry acquaintances affirming it's quality. If you love the show, I suggest you check it out.

Infamous Second Son is a game from Sucker Punch which aims to deliver an open world super hero game. Sounds familiar? Well it should be - it's the same formula for infamous 1 and 2 - both of which are solid games for the PS3. I have spent a lot of hours in Empire city and New Morai but I just don't see it's appeal for a killer app. It's just meh for me, a decent game but just not something exciting and epic. Now there's an undeniable battle happening between Second Son and TitanFall; both exclusives going head to head for next gen teams this March. Infamous might be pretty and engaging but titanfall is just on a ten food proportion of multiplayer goodness. Definitely - Titanfall wins.

Lastly, there's a Japanese game called "JStars Victory Vs." - it's essentially tons and tons of Japanese anime, manga and video game characters that battle it out in stunning arenas. It's a small niche but because it has many of my childhood favs I'll be importing the game come release date on March 19. It will be in Japanese but I just want to enjoy the fights with over 50 characters that I've come to be familiar with since I was five. Featuring Ghost Fighter, Naruto, Bleach, Dragon Ball Z, Hunter X Hunter and many more :D

That's my March gaming update!