The cosplay at AnimeNEXT was as colorful as it was plentiful this year. There always seemed to be a seifuku, bright red coat, sword, or neon-colored wig no matter where my head turned. Characters from games and anime series, old and new, were on the scene and ranged from Mobile Suit Gundam’s Char Aznable to Princess Jellyfish’s Kuranosuke in "the" dress. What you’ll see in the photos above are some of the costumes and characters that caught my eye, workshops and panels I attended, and various shots from around the convention center. I’m not a photographer, so I offer you these purely so you can get a glimpse of the convention if you could not attend, or reminisce about it if you did.
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