Cosplay Invades Los Angeles! Tons of Pictures From Anime Expo 2011

     July 1, 2011

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Just a little while ago, I was at the Los Angeles Convention Center taking tons of pictures at this year’s Anime Expo.  While the Expo used to be held in Anaheim, it moved to downtown L.A. a few years ago so they could accommodate more people.  And based on the crowds the past two years, it was a smart move.

While I’ve attended many conventions, the thing that really impresses me about Anime Expo is the level of fan participation. A huge percentage of the crowd dresses up.  While Comic-Con may be more popular, Anime Expo beats it in terms of attendee participation.  At any rate, I went to the Expo to take pictures of people in costume, and if you hit the jump, you’ll see almost 70 images.  Some are really well done.

Click on any picture for a high resolution version and for more info on the Anime Expo, here’s the website.  It’s open through July 4th.  You can also check out my 2009 and 2010 image recap.

For more Cosplay images, here’s my 2009 recap and my 2010 recap.

 

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