Information on Metrocon 2008

Metrocon


July 18-20, 2008
Tampa Convention Center
Tampa, FL

Information:
METROCON is a weekend-long celebration of the numerous facets of Japanese popular entertainment from anime (Japanese animation), manga (Japanese comics), J-pop and J-Rock (Japanese pop and rock music, performed by "idols") to cosplay (costume design and performance) and video games.

Attendees:
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Advance Rates:
$40 to Dec 31; $44 to Mar 31; $48 to Jun 20

At-Door Rates:
$55 weekend; $25 Fri; $30 Sat; $25 Sun

Guests:
Greg Ayres (Voice Actor)
Steve Bennett (Co-Founder, Studio Ironcat)
Johnny Yong Bosch (Voice Actor)
Greg Cipes (Actor / Musician, Cipes and The People)
Cipes and the People (Band)
Ashley Clark (Artist / Writer / Hostess)
Eyeshine (Band)
Lauren Goodnight (Voice Actress)
Yaya Han (Cosplayer)
DJ HeavyGrinder (Disc Jockey)
The Heroes Alliance (Costumers)
Scott McNeil (Voice Actor, Ocean Studios)
Random Encounter (Band)
Select Start (Band)
Shadowfax (Disc Jockey)
Doug Smith (Artist / Voice Actor)
David Stanworth (Web Comic Artist / Writer, Snafu-Comics)
David L. Williams (Industry Representative, Sentai Filmworks)

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    Previous/Future Events:
Metrocon 2003  July 18-20, 2003
Metrocon 2004  July 9-11, 2004
Metrocon 2005  June 24-26, 2005
Metrocon 2006  June 2-4, 2006
Metrocon: Amano's World 2006  October 14-15, 2006
Metrocon 2007  July 6-8, 2007
Metrocon 2008  July 18-20, 2008
Metrocon 2009  June 19-21, 2009
Metrocon 2010  July 23-25, 2010
Metrocon 2011  June 17-19, 2011
Metrocon 2012  June 15-17, 2012
Metrocon 2013  July 26-28, 2013
Metrocon 2014  July 11-13, 2014
Metrocon 2015  June 11-14, 2015
Metrocon 2016  July 21-24, 2016

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