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Yaoi-con 2008!

Welcome to another edition of Linus Lam Network News for 2008!  This news report covers our trip to Yaoi-con 2008 for a huge weekend of anime and manga enjoyment and a whole lot more for 2008!  Held at the Marriott San Mateo-San Francisco Airport over the weekend of September 26-28th, 2008, Yaoi-con 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 Yaoi-con 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. Guest of Honor this year was Nase Yamato, known for Chintsubu and other works.  Big events included Iron Yaoi Writ-AAAH!, Cosplay Contest, Bishounen Auction, Bishounen Bingo, Swap Meet, Anime Music Videos, Karaoke, and Guest panels. Panels and workshops included functions like drawing, collecting ball-jointed dolls, chat sessions with various Guests and Noted Fans, Industry Guests, and lots more.  Hungry and need some Yaoi-flaovered entertainment?  Yaoi-con also proudly dished up another round of butler cafe re-christened "Cafe V", a reservations-only event where you could grab a spot of delicacies served by sexy butlers!
Cosplay: This year's trip to Yaoi-con saw lots of inspired costumes from numerous anime and manga characters and more! Chart-topping displays for this year included characters from Saiyuki, Loveless, Vampire Knight, Gravitation, Nana, and much more! 
Please check out more cosplay photo coverage from our Yaoi-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 Yaoi-con.

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

Be sure to visit the next Yaoi-con!

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