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Photos: The Extraordinary And Nostalgic Costumes Of Disney's D23 Expo

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Thousands of Disney, Star Wars, Pixar and Marvel fans stormed the Anaheim Convention Center this weekend for Disney's biennial expo, D23. Many donned impressive and spot-on costumes paying homage to their favorite characters.

Even when we arrived at 9 a.m., the convention center was already swarmed with fans. We waded through crowds of people and into the expo, where we found vendors selling a variety of art, accessories and clothing inspired by iconic Disney heroes and villains, plus exhibits from many favorite films and TV shows. Guests bought commemorative pins, hunted for rare trading cards, caught new trailers for upcoming films, demoed new video games and posed with their favorite characters in cool tableaus set up all around the expo.

There were huge lines to get into any of the presentations, but at least those presentations came with some much anticipated announcements (and occasionally freebies, like limited edition posters). The announcement that has us the most excited is Disney's plan to build a 14-acre 'Star Wars Land' at both Disneyland and Disney World in Orlando.