Linus Lam Network News
convention coverage report of
Fanime-con 2009!

Welcome to another edition of Linus Lam Network News for 2009!  This news report covers our trip to Fanime-con 2009 for a huge weekend of anime and manga enjoyment and a whole lot more!  Held at the San Jose Convention in San Jose, California over the weekend of May 22nd-25th, 2009, Fanime-con 2009 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 Fanime-con 2009 starts here!  Coverage you can count on, here at Linus Lam Network News!

Highlights: Guests of Honor included Keith Burgess, Ryan Gavigan, Carl Horn, Ken Lally, Reuben Langdon, Patricia Lee, Rix Meyers, Jonathan Osborne, Gilles Poitras, and Hiroyuki Yamaga.  MusicFest performances included Halko Momoi, Fujiko-chan, Makenai, and Vaeidos.  Various live programming events kept the attendees well-covered throughout the weekend. Big events included Cosplay Contest, Anime Music Videos, Anime Trivia Contests, Karaoke, The Dojo, Black and White Ball, FaniMaid Cafe, and Guest panels. Panels and workshops included Anime Impact on USA Cartoons, How to Make and Design Armor, Awesomely Bad J-Music Videos, Body Casting 101, Consoles and the Industry, Cosplay and Airsoft, Gaia Online, History of Zelda, Fansites Going Professional, How to Make a Fight Scene, History and Intro to Manga Art, How to Cosplay on a Budget, How to Draw FanComics, Intro to Lolita Fashion Show, Prop Making and Casting, Nerd Courting, Sewing Together a Cosplay Skit, RPG Genre, Ultimate Geekdom, Visual Kei, Visual Novels, WebComics, 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 Vocaloid, Persona 4, Fire Emblem, Sailor Moon, Evangelion, Kingdom Hearts, D. Gray Man, Soul Eater, Phoenix Wright, Disgaea, Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Gurran Lagaan and much more! 
Please check out more cosplay photo coverage from our Fanime-con 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 Fanime-con.  

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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