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Anime or MamaMe

I thought my #2 son came to visit me on his block leave before heading off to Afghanistan. Naw! He really came to Nashville for the Middle Tennessee Anime Convention.

I took a look at the events, so maybe I don’t blame him. I wonder if there’s still time to put together a costume? I guess I’m lucky that the AnimeCon was in Nashville since I’ve looked at the upcoming schedule of all the other events planned this year. I’m trying to get a handle on the number of potential readers attending these events. I may have to ask said-son to spy for me to see what’s most popular. 

In the meantime take a look at all of these activities and see if you can determine why so many people attend.

Video Programming:
Anime Screening(s)
AMV Contest
Hentai Screening(s)
Panel Programming:
Guest Panels
Industry Panels
Fan Panels
Workshops
Costume Events:
Hall Cosplay
Hall Cosplay Contest
Non-competitive Cosplay Event
Masquerade / Cosplay Competition
Art Programming:
Art Show
Artists’ Alley
   Music Programming:
Concert
Dance
Karaoke
Game Programming:
Video Gaming
Collectable Card Games
Live Action Role Playing
Role Playing Games
Tabletop Games
Other Events:
Autographs (free)
Dealers’ Room
Con Suite
Game Shows
Childrens’ Programming Track
Guests: James L. Barry (Manga Artist)
Lisa Furukawa (Singer / Pianist / Composer)
Mohammad "Hawk" Haque (Artist, Applegeeks)
Steve Horton (Manga Artist)
Jeff Nimoy (Director / Writer / Voice Actor)
The Notorious MSG (Hip Hop / Rock Group)
Colleen Ann O’Shaughnessey (Voice Actress)
Ananth Panagariya (Writer, Applegeeks)
Sam Romero (Web Comic Artist)
The Slants (Band)