DC Anime Club and Alliance Comics Present: The Cosplay Party

The DC Anime Club and Alliance Comics Present the 3rd Annual
Cosplay (Japanese term for Costume Play) Party on Saturday July 19,2008 from
12pm-8pm at Alliance Comics and Games 8317 Fenton Street Silver Spring, MD

For those who do not know Cosplay is when fans of Anime (Japanese Animation)
and Manga (Japanese Comics) dress up as their favorite Anime and Manga
Characters. The Costumes are hand made Costumes.

Activities for the Cosplay Party will include a Cosplay
Contest/Gathering/PhotoShoot, Video Gaming, Anime Trivia, Raffle and Much More.

Admission Fee $10 and $5 to Enter the Cosplay Contest.

The Age Range for this event is 13 and up.

For more information:

please visit the DC Anime Club website at http://www.dcanimeclub.org.

or Call DC Anime Club at 202 262 2083. Also Visit Alliance Comics Website at

http://www.alliancecomicsonline.com or call Alliance Comics at (301) 588-


"T-MODE, a growing anime and gaming convention scheduled to take place September
5-7, 2008 in Arlington, VA, is a sponsor of this event. Visit www.tmode.org for
more information."
About DC Anime Club:

DCAC was established in 2003 to introduce and educate people in the
Washington,DC area about East Asian culture, through viewing and discussion of
Japanese animation (also known as anime) and Japanese comics (manga). DCAC is a
501(c)(3) not for profit organization, contributions to DC Anime Club
are taxed deductible to the extent allowable under the law.

The club also works to provide a positive, alternative activity to the
youth in the area by exposing them to foreign culture, encouraging artistic
expression and creativity, and providing opportunities for participation in
community activities and leadership.

In addition to our weekly meetings, the club holds an Annual Art Show,
an Annual Costume fundraising event, and visits local schools to do
on anime. The club also works with the Smithsonian Freer Gallery and DC
Asian Pacific American Film Festival on their anime screenings, and has
helped locally promote performances for Japanese bands such as Puffy Ami Yumi
and Pine am. DC Anime Club was founded by Chris Wanamaker (President), Jules
Chang (Vice President) and Craig Vaughn (Sgt in ARMS) on Saturday June 5, 2003.
have a strong membership that continues to grow -- most of which are teenagers

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