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John Wilson dressed as the Penguin from the

Bak-Anime finds success among anime fans

February 8, 2019

Bak-Anime, Bakersfield’s annual Anime Convention wrapped up its two-day event on Feb. 3 at the Kern County Fairgrounds.  Bak-Anime is the sister convention to Sac-Anime, a s...

Bak-Anime attracts a crowd of thousands

Bak-Anime attracts a crowd of thousands

James Macias, Reporter

February 17, 2016

  Bak-Anime, a local Bakersfield anime convention, attracted a crowd of thousands Feb. 6-7 at the Marriott. The crowd showed up early on Feb. 6...

Hale, Riegel and O’Brien take center stage at Bak-Anime

Graham C Wheat, Editor-in- Chief

November 6, 2013

Brightly colored hair or wigs and labor-intensive costumes – from the ingenuously designed to the downright funny – completed the repertoire of characters that descended on downtown Bakersfield for this year’s Bak-Anime on Nov. 2-3. The convening of all this videogame, manga (Japanese comics), and anime took place in the west wing of the Marriot Hotel on Truxtun Ave....

Bak-Anime 2013

January 30, 2013

A video made for the 2013 Bak-Anime Cameramen were: Robin Shin (me) and Luis Garcia A Video edited by Tyler Goucher

Cosplayers gather at Bak-Anime

Cosplayers gather at Bak-Anime

January 30, 2013

After their last convention in the summer of 2012 at the DoubleTree Hotel, Bak-Anime returned Jan. 20, at their new location: Bakersfield Marriott hotel,...

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