NEW YORK — Dressed as and equipped with the persona of her favorite character, Mariah Singletary was one of thousands of people who lined up outside the Jacob K. Javits Center in Manhattan for the Anime NYC convention on Saturday.
“I’m Bakugo Katsuki from ‘My Hero Academia,'” Singletary said.
The anime convention is back and bigger than before. Organizers are expecting some 50,000 people to attend this weekend. All attendees must be vaccinated and are required to wear masks indoors. This is Singletary’s third year attending the convention.
“I love being cosplay around people who also love anime and cosplaying, and I love the energy,” Singletary said.
The convention was launched
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