The Costumes of Anime Expo

The big anime-loving convention opens on Friday, June 29. Here's a look back at a past year.

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The 2012 Anime Expo unfurls at LACC from Friday, June 29 through Monday, July 2.
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The 2012 Anime Expo unfurls at LACC from Friday, June 29 through Monday, July 2. Here's a look back at some past costumes.
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 02: Cody Kirkpatrick of Fullerton, Calif. poses for a portrait outside Anime Expo 2010 at the Los Angeles Convention Center on July 2, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 02: Greg Lancaster of Nashville, Tennessee poses for a portrait outside Anime Expo 2010 at the Los Angeles Convention Center on July 2, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 02: Melanie of Felton, Calif. poses for a portrait outside Anime Expo 2010 at the Los Angeles Convention Center on July 2, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 02: Bethany of Oxnard, California poses for a portrait outside Anime Expo 2010 at the Los Angeles Convention Center on July 2, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 02: Tiffany Morales of Los Angeles, Calif. poses for a portrait outside Anime Expo 2010 at the Los Angeles Convention Center on July 2, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 02: Lacey Prescott of Arizona poses for a portrait outside Anime Expo 2010 at the Los Angeles Convention Center on July 2, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 02: John McWilliams poses for a portrait outside Anime Expo 2010 at the Los Angeles Convention Center on July 2, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 02: Kiet Hua poses for a portrait outside Anime Expo 2010 at the Los Angeles Convention Center on July 2, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 02: Katherine Tarlowski poses for a portrait outside Anime Expo 2010 at the Los Angeles Convention Center on July 2, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 02: June Pichayanon poses for a portrait outside Anime Expo 2010 at the Los Angeles Convention Center on July 2, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 02: A general view of atmosphere at Anime Expo 2010 at the Los Angeles Convention Center on July 2, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
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The 2012 Anime Expo makes merry at the LACC from Friday, June 29 through Sunday, July 1.
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