KUMORICON 2016 was held at the Oregon Convention Center from Friday, October 28th through Sunday the 30th. Consul General Uchiyama took the stage to make remarks at the Opening Ceremony. KUMORICON, founded in 2003, is Oregon’s premier animation and comics convention. This year marked the event’s 14th anniversary and there were over 7,000 fans in attendance throughout the weekend.
Consul General Uchiyama speaks at the Opening Ceremony
Consul General Uchiyama gets into the spirit during his remarks
The Consular Office of Japan’s display table
The Consul General and his wife Karen with a Cosplay enthusiast