With close to 30 , 000 participants in attendance , Anime Matsuri is one of the biggest Japanese pop culture conventions in the united states .
The convention is predominantly about Japanese culture in animations, coming close to a Japanese pop culture .
It is a way for the participants to learn about Japan as the posted interview shows .
At the sessions , discussions take place on issues like teen suicide , high school rivalry , and social communications .
The Japanese Anime is mainly for teens and young adults unlike American cartoons and comics .
Cosplays take place at the conventions , which simply means , using costumes from certain animes to play the parts on the convention grounds .
The different anime conventions taking place in the USA can be seen in the conventions site AnimeCons.com and FanCons.com
Dr Akwo Thompson Ntuba