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Katsucon 2010!

Welcome to another edition of Linus Lam Network News for 2010!  This news report covers our trip to Katsucon 2010 for a huge weekend of anime and manga enjoyment and a whole lot more!  Held at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland over the weekend of February 12-14, 2010, Katsucon 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 Katsucon 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 Unicorn Table, Temp Sound Solutions, Robert V. Aldrich, Applegeeks, Yunmao Ayakawa, Christopher Ayres, Greg Ayres, Jennie Breeden, Jo Chen, Darkstart Studios, DJ ASU, Newton Ewell, Geek Comedy Tour, Garth Graham, Darrel Guileau, GPX Gaming, Kittyhawk, Dave Lister, Mike McFarland, Chris Malone, Vic Mignogona, Tony Oliver, Super Art Fight, Michael Terracciano, Maxey Whitehead, Briand Wilson, and Steve Yun.  Big events included Formal Dance, Temp Solutions Concert, Masquerade, Anime Music Videos, Iron Artist Competition, Unicorn Table Concert, Maid Cafe, Karaoke, Game Shows, Charity Auction, and more. Panels and workshops included functions like Basics of AMV Editing, DDR Project, Mock Combat for Cosplay, Robot Rumble, Turntables and DJs, Japanese Hip-Hop, Visual Kei, Eurobeat, Cosplay Chess, Intro to Vocaloid, State of Nerd, How to Make Cosplay Work, Dummies Guide to Fighting Games, DC Anime Club, Robotech: Past Present and Future, Voice Actors Workshop, Art Auction, Con Zombie Survival Guide, Crossplay for Girls, Writing Unique Heros and Villians, AniMyu, Girl Power!, Anime Fandom on the Road, Webcomics, Cosplay Electronics 101, Mech Design, Modern Mythology in Anime and Video Games, History of Anime, Hentai vs. Porn, Podcasting, Anime Mad-Libs, Con Horror Stories, Getting Healthy through Anime for Cosplay, Crime Fiction in Anime and Manga, Advanced Cosplay, Collision of Comics and Anime, Taming Cosplay Garment Details, Costume and Prop Lighting, Cost Effective Costuming, Build Your Cosplay Skit, Kimono 101, Japan on Tour, Historical Costuming for Cosplay, Getting to know your Copics!, Special Makeup Effects, Nihon Maid Assciation, Lolita Fashion Show, Cartooning with Photoshop, Old School Inking, Exchange Student in Japan, Evolution of Anime, Traveling to Japan on a Budget, and more.
Cosplay: This year's trip to Katsucon saw lots of inspired costumes from numerous anime and manga characters and more! Chart-topping displays for this year included characters from Umineko, BlazBlue, Persona 4, Bayonetta, Final Fantasy, Macross Frontier, Black Butler, D. Gray Man, Hetalia, Kingdom Hearts, Soul Eater, Gurren Lagaan, Slayers, Bleach, and much more! 
Please check out more cosplay photo coverage from our Katsucon 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 Katsucon.  

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

Be sure to visit the next Katsucon!

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