Linus Lam Network News
convention coverage report of
Anime Expo 2010!

Welcome to another edition of Linus Lam Network News for 2010!  This news report covers our trip to Anime Expo 2010 for a huge weekend of anime and manga enjoyment and a whole lot more!  Held at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California over the weekend of July 1st-4th, Anime Expo 2010 saw lots of attendees ready to party on with a bunch of dedicated artists, live performances, gaming events, cosplay fun, and plenty of opportunities to hang out with fellow anime and manga fans. Our exciting trip to Anime Expo 2010 starts here!  Coverage you can count on, here at Linus Lam Network News!

Highlights: Various live programming events kept the attendees well-covered throughout the weekend. Guests of Honor included AKB48, Beni, Yuu Asakawa, Kyle Herbert, RSP, Rei Hiroe, Yui Horie, Tomohiko Ishii, Kenji Kamiyama, Toshihiro Kawamoto, Eri Kitamura, Katsuyuki Konishi, Masakazu Morita, May'n, MELL, Megumi Nakajima, Saki Aibu, Satoru Nakamura, SOPHIA, Shinichi Watanabe, and special guests Danny Choo, Kisaragi, Nobuyuki Takahashi, DJ Chucky, M-Project, m1dy, NO+CHIN, GUHROOVY, and DJ Schwarzeneggar.  Big events included Anime Trivia Show, Anime Singled Out, AX Idol, Karaoke Contest, Masquerade, Anime Music Videos, Midnight Madness Marathon, Anime Standup Comedy, AMV Iron Chef, and Cosplay Chess.  Panels and workshops included Gundam, Magic Macabre, Vigilante Project, Japanese DJs, Fanfiction Writing, AMV 101 Workshop, Inside the Voice Actors Studio, Copic Workshop, Self-publishing for Online Manga, Anime Treasure Hunters, 25 Years of Robotech, Cosplay Props 101, Midnight Tea, Origami, Hetalia World Summit, Gaia Online, Chibi Masquerade, PopShock Masquerade, Otaku Parliamentary, AniPlex, Japan Exchange and Teaching Program, Manga Inking and Papers, Rise and Fall of OAV, Laserdisc Collectors Forum, Anime News Network, Sculpting for Artists, Makeup and Special Effects for Cosplay, Etching Metal for Cosplay and Models, Gundam Model Building, Visual Kei Cafe, Coloring in Photoshop 101, Japanese Classical Dance, Working in Animation, One Piece Podcast, AX Forum Meet and Greet, How to report Anime Conventions, Self-Defense for Otaku, Anime and Manga come to Hollywood, Giant Robot Rumble, Steampunk, Parapara Dancing 101, Interacting with Media and the Anime Industry, Building the World's First Mech, Convention Photography 101, Pop Japan Travel, and much more.
Cosplay: 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, Hetalia, Final Fantasy XIII, Black Butler, Macross Frontier, Gundam, Umineko, Basara, Durara, Bleach, Pokemon, Code Geass, Card Captor Sakura, Hitman Reborn, Soul Eater, Full Metal Alchemist, Gurran Lagaan, Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicles, One Piece, Avatar, K-Yon, Persona 4, and much more! 
Please check out more cosplay photo coverage from our Anime Expo stock convention archives!
Miscellaneous: From Artists Alleys to Art Shows, Interactive Gaming events to Video Screening rooms, Anime Music Videos to casual conversations with esteemed Guests of Honor, shopping inside the Dealers Hall to Charity events, you can always find something to do at Anime Expo.  Extra things to see and do included Manga Lounge, Scavenger Hunt, Open Mic Karaoke, and Cosplay Chess.

Come check out more cosplay and events photo coverage from our Anime Expo stock convention archives!

Be sure to visit the next Anime Expo!

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