FanimeCon 2002

Santa Clara, California, April 26 - 28, 2002


The audience is seated for Opening Ceremonies.

Fanime BoD

Fanime's Board of Directors opens the shows at Opening Ceremonies Friday night.


A staffer helps himself to the food at the Meet-the-Guests Reception on Friday night.


Takami Akai gets his spring roll.


Kunihiko Ikuhara gets his food.

Reception drinks

There were plenty of beverages for everyone at the Reception.

Tiffany Grant

Tiffany Grant was the only one who prepared a name plaque so there'd be no mistake about her identy.

Steve Bennett

Steve Bennett at the Reception.

Steve Bennett

...he also walked around with a camcorder to record the whole scene.

Gilles Poitras

Gilles Poitras looks for a place to sit down.

Long Table

While most guests sat one each at the club style round tables, others chose the one long (panelist) table and sat in a row.

Ikuhara tabe

Kunihiko Ikuhara's table at the Reception.

special guest

A special guest from the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Linus Lam

Linus Lam of LLNN at work.

Voodoo Board

Fanime had a Voodoo Board, something more common at science fiction conventions and not seen so much at anime conventions.

Sunday board

Sunday's Voodoo Board was all in red.

cel paint workshop

Wherever Steve Bennett goes, his cel painting workshop is open for business.

cel paint students

The cel painting students work quietly...

Grandpa Steve

...while Steve Bennett tells stories from his days like grandpa.

swap meet

There was a notice for the swap meet...

in the men's room the men's room. (So how many girls showed up for this?)

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Last modified: April 30, 2002.