Fans converge in Chesapeake for Anime Mid-Atlantic 16

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CHESAPEAKE, Va. - Fans of Japanese animation and culture gathered in Chesapeake this weekend for "Anime Mid-Atlantic 16."

The annual event featured artists, vendors, and various guests from the anime industry. Cosplayers had a chance to strike a pose at the Cosplay Fashion Show and Hall Costume Contest.

The three day convention took place at three local venues: Marriott Chesapeake, the adjacent Chesapeake Conference Center, and Wingate By Wyndham hotel.