Linus Lam Network News
convention coverage report of
Anime Boston 2008!
 

Welcome to another edition of Linus Lam Network News for 2008!  This news report covers our trip to Anime Boston 2008 for a huge weekend of anime and manga enjoyment and a whole lot more for 2008!  Held at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts over the weekend of March 21-23rd, 2008, Anime Boston 2008 saw lots of 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 Boston 2008 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. Big events included Anime Music Video Contest, AMV Hentai Extravaganza, Charity Auction, Masquerade, Karaoke, Cosplay Human Chess, The Cerulean Ball, Anime Unscripted, Iron Cosplay, Anime dating Game, and Anime Trivia Contests. Panels and workshops included 1970's Shoujo Manga, AMV 101, Anime in Black and White, Bad Anime, Cosplay Court Case, Digital Anime Production, Digital Toning for Comics, Extreme Geek, Fanfiction, Final Fantasy and Philosophy, Gaia Online, Guerilla Sewing, How to parapara, J-Rock Through the Ages, Life Drawing for Anime Artists, Making Jewelry, Making Plushie Weapons, Skit Help 101, Chibi Project, Totally Subversive Toons, WebComics, and much more.  Concert Guests included the Pillows, Luv and Response, and Tokyo Pinsalocks.  American Guests included Christopher Ayres, Greg Ayres, Colleen Clinkenbeard, Aaron Dismuke, Todd Haberkorn, Monica Rial, Michael Sinterniklaas, Brad Swaile, Tom Wayland, David Williams, Studio Capsule, and MC Frontlot.
Cosplay: This year's trip to Anime Boston saw lots of inspired costumes from numerous anime and manga characters and more! Chart-topping displays for this year included characters from Phoenix Wright, .hack//GU, Final Fantasy, D. GrayMan, Gundam Seed, Kingdom Hearts, Lupin the 3rd, Sailor Moon, Petshop of Horrors, Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicles, Hellsing, Ouran Host Club and much more!  Please check out more cosplay photo coverage from our Anime Boston 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 Boston.  Additional features to see and explore included Live Gaming, Collectible Card Games, Video Gaming, Manga Reading Room, plenty of Video Theaters, Swap Meet, Hall Costume Contest, Dance Nights, and lots more.

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

Be sure to visit the next Anime Boston!

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