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Omicron Scare Haunts 53,000 NYC Anime Convention Attendees

  • Crowds stormed entrances, Covid protocols not always enforced
  • Pent-up demand for fun overcame well-laid health precautions
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Anime fans dressed up in robes, armor and colorful wigs pushed their way through throngs of people to reach the entrance of New York City’s three-day confab of Japanese pop-culture enthusiasts.