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Attendees cosplay as Link (left) and Mega Man (right) in the Student Union.

Zipcon anime convention brings in 1,800

By Preston Davis, Writer February 24, 2016

More than 1,800 people filled the The University of Akron’s Student Union on Feb. 20 to attend Zipcon, a convention on Japanese animation, otherwise known as anime. The event, organized by UA's Akron...

A portion of ZipCon tabling in the Student Union ballroom.

ZipCon

By Brittany Gregg , Opinion Editor February 23, 2015

The Akron Anime Association hosted a one day anime convention from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21 at the Union. This is the second year the event has been held at UA and had around 1,000...

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