Linus Lam Network News
convention coverage report of
Anime USA 2011!
 

Welcome to another edition of Linus Lam Network News for 2011!  This news report covers our trip to Anime USA 2011 for a huge weekend of anime and manga enjoyment and a whole lot more!  Held at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City Hotel in Arlington, Virginia over the weekend of November 18-20, Anime USA 2011 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 USA 2011 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 Matenrou Opera, BLOOD, Eien Strife, DJ Luminal, DJ Speed Demon, DJ SiSen, Mighty Mike Saga, Wendee Lee, Tony Oliver, Trina Nishamura, Monica Rial, J. Michael Tatum, Michael Solusod, Uncle Yo, Shadowbinders, Studio Nasu, Dragon's Den Unlimited, Kevin Bolk, Mecha Software, Onezumi, Tamuran, Tina "Pork Buns" Lam, and Krys "Ambrosia" Lewis.  Big events included Cosplay Contest, Anime Music Videos, Anime Trivia Contests, Karaoke, and Guest panels. Panels and workshops included functions like Gaia Online, Voice Auditions, Politics of Hayao Miyazaki, Cosplay props, Mythology and Pokemon, Yukata Workshop, Fanfictions, Cosplay Makeup, Con Stories and Fan Glory, My Little Brony Paddock, How to Save for an Anime Con, Crime Fiction in Anime, Anime Parliament, Fabric Swap, Cosplay Chess, Neo-Traditional Inking, Religious Experience in Japan, Wigs 101, Webcomics, All Things Villianous, Brief History of Anime, Cosplay Zen, and lots more.
Cosplay: This year's trip to Anime USA saw lots of inspired costumes from numerous anime and manga characters and more! Chart-topping displays for this year included characters from Vocaloid, Macross Frontier, Soul Eater, Panty and Stocking, Hetalia, Bleach, Pokemon, Black Butler, Final Fantasy, Code Geass, and much more! 
Please check out more cosplay photo coverage from our Anime USA 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 USA.  

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

Be sure to visit the next Anime USA!

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