1: An anime
convention that takes place in Western Washington, in the spring, over a weekend. Also an opportunity for a fan to optionally cosplay
as an anime character, among other things.
2: A gathering of people young and old who cannot speak Japanese, do not attempt to learn Japanese, and to the trained ear often sound as though they are deliberately trying to butcher the Japanese language.
3: A gathering of fangirls
, and fans
of indeterminate gender, some of whom, in their zeal for a particular show or character, cosplay
in a fashion entirely unbecoming of their age and/or gender.
4: ...but NOT a convention exclusively dealing with characters named "Sakura" (yes, plural - there _are_ other anime besides Naruto
5: Generally a fun time wherein people young and old enjoy themselves.
Synonym: Pre-PAX Penny-Arcade