Animerica: Demon warriors snapped photos of ninjas

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animerica1Demon warriors snapped photos of ninjas while cat-eared maids chatted up Buddhist monks and faceless nurses posed for the camera.

“It’s fun seeing someone dressed up as a character you like,” said Dryden, one of hundreds who attended last weekend’s Anime South convention. “You rush over and say ‘Oh, I love that character!’ — I’ve made a lot of friends that way.”

Dryden, who would only give her first name, came as a cyborg warrior from the anime — Japanese cartoon movies and television shows — “Ghost in the Shell.” She wore a backless formal gown, then switching to a gray combat jumpsuit, though her purple hair and red-contact-lensed eyes stayed the same.

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