‘It’s kind of like Purim’

Bugs Bunny it is not. Dressed in brilliantly colored, sometimes risqué, otherworldly outfits, and dawning pink, yellow, black and blue wigs, thousands of young Japanese anime fanatics converged in the capital on Thursday to pay homage to their favorite fictional characters.

The Convention of Anime and Manga in Israel, now in its second year in the capital, is an all-day event held at the Jerusalem International Convention Center and is dedicated to animation (anime), comics (manga), popular Japanese culture and gaming.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/Its-kind-of-like-Purim-466205

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