Fanime Con took place on May 22 - 25, 2009 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in downtown San Jose, CA. The event celebrates its 15th year. Even so, this Bay Area anime convention lives by its tagline – “by fans, for fans.” For the past seven years of attending Fanime, I have grown to love this popular California convention. It remains one of the few California events worth attending. Voice actor guests of honor, Keith Burgess and Jonathan Osborne, are usually found roaming around the halls, rather than hidden from the fans. Even the Queen of Akihabara, Halko Momoi, was seen a few times at Stage Zero performing with Fanime’s maid squad.

This seventh Fanime felt like a compilation of the greatest hits from previous years. Everything old is new again! No cosplayers were harmed in any rumble, except for the Hetalia Axis Powers people.

Fanime 2009 TravelCast:

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