DETROIT (WWJ) – Fans of Japanese animation or anime’ have converged on the Detroit Mariott Renaissance Center this weekend for Youmacon — an Anime’ convention.
You’ll see thousands of young people dressing up this weekend as their favorite Anime’ characters at the convention in downtown Detroit.READ MORE: What Is The Best Sunscreen For Me? Environmental Working Group Releases Annual Guide
WWJ’s Beth Fisher spoke with Johnna Wadelin of Oak Parkwas who dressed up as a princess from the “Code Geass:” series.
“I have a busy life. I’m in school, I’m a wife and sometimes it’s just fun to let your hair down and be a nerd,” said Wadelin as she laughed.READ MORE: Parole Denied For Don Miller Who Killed 4 Women In Lansing In The 1970s
“Probably buy a lot of merchandise from the market…a lot of figures and posters if I can,” said Frenzke.
Frenzke says that Megaman, which is a video game and Transformers -the TV show are among his favorites.MORE NEWS: Michigan Court Seeks More From Whitmer About Abortion Ban Challenge
Tickets are still available for Youmacon.