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Pop Madness

Popular Culture Celebration at the San Antonio Public Library



Anime Area Activities

(In the Latino Collection and Resource Center on the First Floor)





CALICO CACTI is a 31-year-old cosplayer based in the San Antonio area. She’s been a cosplayer since 2014 and specializes in prop making. Calico has also won awards for her work, with the most recent from San Japan 2022 for her Princess Mononoke.



CHIEF GLITZ AND GLAM is a 19-year old cosplayer and special effects makeup artist. She has been cosplaying for about two years and has competed in multiple cosplay contests across Texas winning awards such as Best in Show, Best Craftsmanship, and multiple Judges Awards. 

Chief is most well known for her Roxanne Wolf cosplay from Five Nights at Freddy's: Security Breach and has gone viral multiple times on Tik Tok for her cosplay, and makeup artistry skills. Her favorite part of cosplaying is pushing her creativity and hard work to bring her favorite characters to life whether it is painting, styling wigs, doing creative makeup looks, or making cosplay content.