Linus Lam Network News
convention coverage report of
Fanime-con 2007!
 

Welcome to another edition of Linus Lam Network News for 2007!  This news report covers our trip to Fanime-con 2007 for a huge weekend of anime and manga enjoyment and a whole lot more for 2007!  Held at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California over the weekend of May 25-28th, 2007, Fanime-con 2007 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 Fanime-con 2007 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 MusicFest, Cosplay Contest, Anime Music Videos, Karaoke, and Guest panels. Panels and workshops included Manga Studio, J-Rock Connection, WebComics, Making Anime Music Videos, Orange Lounge Radio, Drawing Manga, Posing for Cosplayers, Flash Anime Movement, Cosplay for the Real Body, Breaking into Writing, Script Reading, Lost in Tokyo, Fansubbing 101, Console Wars, Blogs and Anime Popularity, Fan Translations, Kimonos and Yukatas, Lolita Fashion, and lots more.
Cosplay: This year's trip to Fanime-con saw lots of inspired costumes from numerous anime and manga characters and more! Chart-topping displays for this year included characters from Revolutionary Girl Utena, Record of Lodoss War, Kingdom Hearts, Magna Carta, Nana, Fruits Basket, Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicles, Final Fantasy, Bleach, D. Gray Man, Gakuen Heaven, and much more! Please check out more cosplay photo coverage from our Fanime-con 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 Fanime-con.  Some of the things that keep Fanime-con a little different form the others is their Stage 0 that is held just outside the Dealers Hall.  Most conventions don't do a live stage in the halls, but Fanime has space to allow it and it definitely attracts a crowd as well as garner more attendees willing to experience more of fun Fanime-dom.  Numerous live performances included panels, workshops, and live musical guests not already offered at the MusicFest which was held in the San Jose Performing Arts Theater across the street.

Come check out more cosplay and events photo coverage from our Fanime-con stock convention archives!

Be sure to visit the next Fanime-con!

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