Linus Lam Network News
convention coverage report of
Anime Expo 2008!
Welcome to another edition
of Linus Lam Network News for 2008! This news report covers our trip
to Anime Expo 2008 for a huge weekend of anime and manga enjoyment and
a whole lot more for 2008! Held at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California
over the weekend of Los July 3rd-6th, 2008, Anime Expo 2008 saw over
43,000 attendees ready to party on with a bunch of
dedicated artists, live performances, and plenty of opportunities to hang
out with fellow anime and manga fans. Our exciting trip to Anime Expo
2008 starts here! Coverage you can count on, here at Linus Lam
|Highlights: Various live programming events kept the attendees well-covered throughout the weekend. Big events included
the Masquerade, Anime Music Videos, AX Idol, Jyukai and Shoko Nakagawa in
Concert, Anime Trivia Game Shows, Art and Charity Auctions, Karaoke, and Guest panels.
Guests of Honor included Akemi Takada, David Hayter, Toshihiko Seki, Jyukai, Masahiro Ando, Masamitsu Hidaka, Shoko Nakagawa, and Hiromi Kato. Panels and workshops included functions like
anime journalism, anime and manga in academia, anime figure model
building, voice acting workshops, anime in China, cosplay 101, anime and
gaming, making anime music videos, how to draw manga, introduction to
robot anime, paranormal Japan, fanfiction writing, cosplay life drawing
workshop, advanced ParaPara dancing, J-rock, and lots more.
This year's trip to Anime Expo
saw lots of inspired costumes from numerous anime and manga characters and more! Chart-topping displays for this year included characters from
Vocaloid, Gurran Lagaan, Disgaea, DGrayMan, Sailor Moon, Bleach, Final
Fantasy, and much more! Please check out more cosplay photo coverage from our
Anime Expo stock convention archives!
|Miscellaneous: From Artists Alleys to Art Shows, Anime Music Videos to casual conversations with esteemed Guests of Honor, shopping inside the Dealers Hall to participating numerous panels, you can always find something to do at Anime Expo.|
Be sure to visit the next Anime Expo!
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