CozyPhones from Wicked Cool Toys

At Toy Fair 2018, we attended Wicked Cool Toys event and we got to see some amazing products. One that really caught our attention was something that seems so simple but very awesome when you dissect it.

We give you CozyPhones the idea is simple enough, a headband with headphones on the inside.

We were given two samples, a cute Unicorn and from the super popular Nickelodeon’s Paw Patrol show, Skye!

The earphones are set to a low settings so no worries about your young one potentially damaging their ears and as a headband, it adds a level of pseudo-cosplay elements.

What makes it even cooler is it can be used as a sleep mask at night. The headphones are removable and the mask is washable.

My daughter can’t get enough of CozyPhones, especially when she wears them at night for a sleepmask. We highly recommend CozyPhones to anyone with a young child and assure you they will absolutely love it.

Press Release:

AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL TOY FAIR 2018
Wicked Cool Toys Partners with CozyPhones – Top Selling Kids’ Headphones!
Super Comfortable 3-in-1 Headphones, Sleep Mask and Headband with Kid Safe Volume Control

Bristol, PA – February 17, 2018 – Wicked Cool Toys is excited to partner with Halo Acoustic Wear on the #1 selling kids’ headphone brand on Amazon: CozyPhones™. Wicked Cool will bring to market the innovative, 3-in-1 CozyPhones headphones, sleep mask and stylish headband for children with new licenses and retail expansion in summer 2018.

Selling over 220,000 units last year, CozyPhones groundbreaking design provides hours of listening enjoyment for children at home or on the go. No more struggling with ill-fitting (or lost) earbuds and bulky over-the-ear headphones! The comfort-fit headband is wide and lightweight for a secure fit, and is also a wonderful solution for children with sensory issues and special needs. CozyPhones are great for travel, as the ultra-thin 1/8″ speakers lay flat in the headband providing total comfort in the car and on airplanes. Another plus? The speakers are easy to remove making the headband completely washable!

“Young children are consuming content on all screens, and these CozyPhones headphones from Halo Acoustic Wear are a great solution for them. The soft, adjustable headband stays comfortably on small heads, while protecting their ears from listening too loudly,” said Jeremy Padawer, Co-President of Wicked Cool Toys. “Plus,” added Michael Rinzler, Co-President of Wicked Cool Toys, “they’ll love wearing their favorite characters when they rock out to music, or watch their favorite shows. We can’t wait to bring them to a wider audience this year and beyond.”

Original Styles

The original styles feature popular favorites, including a Fox, Frog, Panda, and the beloved Unicorn. All CozyPhones have adjustable and removable ultra-thin 1/8″ speakers that are nestled within a soft and stretchy lightweight fleece headband for a snug, secure and comfortable fit for most head sizes. A built-in volume control feature limits the volume to 90 dB, giving parents peace of mind that their child’s hearing is protected. Also included is a durable 52” braided cable and standard 3.5 mm stereo plug that will not kink, tangle or twist. Ages 4+, SRP: $19.99

Exciting New Licenses from Top Shows and Brands CozyPhones has aligned itself with some of the top shows and brands in children’s entertainment which appeal to millions of fans including Paw Patrol (Chase, Marshall & Skye), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo), JoJo Siwa with more favorites to come!

Just like the original styles, all licensed CozyPhones are lightweight, comfortable and washable with adjustable and removable ultra-thin speakers that provide the perfect fit. CozyPhones can also be pulled down over the eyes as a sleep mask and pack easily in a backpack or suitcase! Built-in volume limiting provides hearing protection. Also included is a durable 52” braided cable that will not kink, tangle or twist. Ages 4+, SRP $19.99

All CozyPhones are compatible with Apple iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, Samsung Galaxy, Blackberry, Nokia, LG, HTC, Google Nexus, Lenovo, Asus, Sony, Dell, Toshiba, HP, MP3, MP4 and other audio devices.

About Halo Acoustic Wear and CozyPhones:
Halo Acoustic Wear, based in Ashburn, VA is a leading manufacturer of its patent pending character headband headphones for kids and adults under the CozyPhones™ brand. Founded in 2015, CozyPhones™ were initially created as a sleeping aid, and have expanded to include a line for kids, travel, relaxation, and exercise. For more information visit www.cozyphones.com.

About Wicked Cool Toys:
Founded in 2012, Wicked Cool Toys (Wicked Cool Toys LLC/WCT) a leader in innovative play, creates, designs, manufactures and markets a dynamic, fun portfolio of licensed and owned-IP toys for all ages. WCT’s portfolio includes global master toy partnerships with Pokémon (ex-Asia), Cabbage Patch Kids®, Teddy Ruxpin as well as key licensing deals with Crayola, Nickelodeon, CozyPhones, MasterChef Junior, WWE®, Wild Kratts, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles®, and owned-IP Egg Babies, Xtreme Cycle, Cat Paw and My Girl’s Dollhouse. Visit www.wickedcooltoys.com and follow the Company on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. www.facebook.com/wickedcooltoys – @wickedcooltoys

CozyPhones are available for purchase at Amazon here.

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Rhode Island Comic Con 2017

We had the opportunity to cover Rhode Island Comic Con last weekend and it was a blast. Over 20,000-50,000 attendees arrived at the show for cosplay, table top gaming, video gaming, panels and buying collectables and merchandise during the show.

The panels ranged from The Walking Dead, Luke Cage, Power Rangers, Star Trek, DR. Who, Stranger Things and much more as they celebrities talked about their upcoming projects and seasons along with answering fan questions

And finally, i have took photos of many cosplayers. Check them out

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Call Me Maybe: Wizard World Chicago Comic Con

Just a few days ago at Wizard World Chicago Comic Con a group of Wizard World Digital Team video bloggers got together and produced a crowd-sourced video. This turned out to be an epic undertaking connecting with fans, celebrities and the cosplay community. Celebrity guests included Bruce Campbell, Lesley-Ann Brandt, Katrina Law, Nicole & Brianna Garcia, Jon Bernthal, Adrianne Curry and David Della Rocco!

After pulling together content from ten very committed video teams (editing by Nyq Bonaventura) Wizard World would like share with our fans “Call Me Maybe” the unauthorized Comic Con edition. (If you like this video as much as we do please… share the this!)

Nom-Con 2012

This here is one of Ireland’s top Anime cons and we want you guys to make it apart of your con list, when it happens.

 

below are images from 2011

This years event will be held in the summer, go to http://www.nom-con.net/

NYCC 2011: videos of Yaya Han

Cosplay visionaire Yaya Han was all over NYCC 2011. Sadly we missed our chance to speak with her, maybe next year?

None the less, she has been interviewed by a bunch of other websites. so in respect to one of the greatest cosplay masters here is Yaya on film!

check out Yaya’s website http://yayahan.com/  you can also follow her on twitter @yayahan

NYCC/NYAF 2011 FANVIDEO

Music By: Pixie Lott – All About Tonight (The Alias Radio Edit), please support this awesome artist at www.pixielott.com

Audio content for this video belongs to the respective recording artist and record label. No money was exchanged and was done purely on appreciation for the people in the video and appreciation to the respective artist as a fan.

 

This video is from YouTube: acksonl’s Channel

Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival! Japan Society’s Uki Uki Nights Drink, Dance & Cosplay!

Ahhh, springtime in the city-how I love thee. We’re highlighting two events that appeal to day-trippers and nighthawks alike. The first is Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s 30th Annual Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival April 30 – May 1. The all-ages, 2-day event celebrates traditional and contemporary Japanese culture through live performances, art workshops and exhibits and tree gazing the BBG’s ever-impressive cherry blossom garden. The New York Anime Festival staff will be at the event to say hello, hand out prizes throughout the day and conduct a haiku contest! We’ll select the 2 best haikus, 1 from the Sakura Matsuri entries and 1 from Twitter participants (the official hashtag is #nyafhaiku). Each winner will receive a bag of goodies including DVDs, books and tickets to attend the New York Anime Festival at New York Comic Con.

If you’d rather stay away from nature’s allergies, check out Japan Society’s Uki Uki Nights Drink, Dance & Cosplay party going down May 8 from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. It’s a sassy mix of dance, art exhibit, cosplay parade and prize giveaways courtesy of our own New York Anime Festival’s Apple Kissa Maid Café attendants! This event is also free to attend, not too shabby!

Speaking of whimsical class at conventions, Apple Kissa is drafting new maids and butlers to help out at New York Anime Festival at New York Comic Con. Speak to Nikki (she’ll be at both events) to get the latest on the application requirements.