With most FanimeCon attendees able to enjoy the Memorial Holiday weekend after finishing school and/or work, Saturday is one of the busiest days of the anime convention. It's also the day that cospalying attendees can show off their cosplay to a larger crowd of people and fellow fans of whatever series that they're cosplaying from.
From the latest anime like “Kill La Kill” to the classic anime hits like “Sailor Moon” to the occasional series that isn't anime but fun nevertheless, pretty much any character is a good character to cosplay at FanimeCon. Posing for photos at the halls of San Jose Convention Center or during FanimeCon cosplay gatherings, attendees got the admire the effort that went into the cosplay. Cosplay is a heck of an icebreaker for FanimeCon attendees to talk to each other by starting off a conversation with a simple “Nice cosplay.”
In addition to cosplay, Saturday's highlight of FanimeCon was the Music Fest. Musical guests Home Made Kazoku and Raj Ramayya entertained attendees with a mix of J-Pop, J-Rock, anime, and video game music. Other guests of FanimeCon like vocie actor J Michael Tatum. Other events to look forward to during FanimeCon included the Fanimatid Cafe featuring cosplaying maids serving attendees refreshments in a maid cafe ambiance, the Cosplay Spectacular costume contest to highlight the design & performance talents of various cosplayers, and the Fanime Black & White Ball formal ballroom dance.
FanimeCon is the Bay Area's largest anime convention that takes place annually during the Memorial Holiday Weekend that drums up a lot of business for downtown San Jose while flooding its streets with some colorful cosplay.