Conventions, cosplay, websites, and more.
By Serdar Yegulalp, About.com Guide
Anime Download Directory
Want to find anime episodes online? Here's where to start -- get episodes streamed to your browser, or download episodes in high quality from a number of different legal providers.
Want to tap into the anime community? You don't have to look far. From blogs and fan sites to MySpace pages and local clubs, there's plenty of anime fans to mix and mingle with. You just have to know where to look.
Get together with your fellow fans! Anime conventions have blossomed from being tiny local shindigs into major regional events drawing thousands of people. Learn more about these gatherings and how to get the most out of them.
Looking for some great anime merchandise? Well, you've come to the right place. Here's some great shopping guides to help you find all the best anime and manga goodies!
- Best Places To Buy Anime Goods Online
- Best Walk-In Stores for Anime Goods
- Buyer's Guide to Anime and Manga Age Ratings
Trying to build your own anime collection? Or maybe you've been collecting for a while and just want to add to what you've already got? Fortunately, there's plenty of anime collectibles to go around and with a little know-how, you can build a first-rate collection that will have your friends turning green with envy. Here's everything you need to know about collecting anime.
- Tips for Collecting Anime
- Anime Collectible Resource Guides
- How to Spot A Bootleg Anime DVD
- Anime Collecting Terminology
- Anime DVD Regions Encoding Guide
Cosplay - or "costume play" is a popular past-time of anime fans far and wide and if you're thinking about a cheap store-bought getup, think again... cosplayers take their costumes very, very seriously. Check out these links to get your best cosplay face on.
- Anime Costume Resources
- How To Choose Your Cosplay Costume
- How To Turn Your Party Into An Anime Extravaganza!
Anime Music Videos
Want to watch the latest and greatest AMV's? Or maybe you'd like to learn how to make your own? These resources should be just what you're looking for!