Mario CWF FanimeCon 2019 8Bit/Digi

After a long hiatus due to the pandemic, the Cosplay Wrestling Federation announces the return of Fanimania. Because, every Bay Area fan knows it’s not a real anime convention without the Cosplay Wrestling Federation and FanimeCon 2022 is no exception.

Fanimania VII will feature the return of the series regulars as they battle for the championship or try to settle old scores. This event was originally suppose to take place in 2020 but was canceled due to the pandemic.

No official time or date have been announced but past events have taken place on Sunday around 7pm. Anyone wanting to participate in the show has till April 23rd to sign-up.

Fanimania is one several events set to take place during the weekend along with a number of cosplay gatherings and panels. The guest list at the moment includes Japanese voice actress and singer Aoi Yuki, voice actress Cherami Leigh, professional cosplayer and Gunpla builder VampyBitMe, along with professional cosplayer Maguma. More guests will be announced in the coming weeks along with details about the events.

FanimeCon is one of the largest fan organized anime conventions. It will take place at the San Jose Convention Center during the Memorial Day weekend. Check out our coverage of the 2019 event (the last live event). In the spirit of wrestling and cosplay, Cosplay Wrestling Federation has the most iconic characters in pop-culture go toe-to-toe in a battle of personalities. The show has been a staple of video game and anime conventions in California.

8Bit/Digi is an independent media outlet that provides an insight into the video game community and industry of the San Francisco Bay Area.

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