Information on Otakuthon 2008

Otakuthon


July 26-27, 2008
Palais des congrès
Montreal, QC

Information:
Otakuthon is a fan-run, bilingual anime convention started by the Otaku Anime of Concordia University club. The first of its kind in Montréal, Otakuthon has taken place twice at Concordia University and featured several special guests as well as many activities and events related to anime, manga, video games, artwork, and Japanese culture. The next edition will be held on July 26 -­ 27, 2008 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal.

Attendance:
3,048 paid attendees (3,240 warm bodies)

Attendees:
Attendees View 2 AnimeCons.com users in attendance

Advance Rates:
$30 until May 23; $40 until Jun 16

At-Door Rates:
$40 weekend; $20 Sun

Guests:
The 404s (Improv Comedy Group)
Maral Agnerian (Cosplayer, Magpie Creations)
David Coacci (Web Comic Artist, Renaissance)
Disorder (Band)
Sébastien Fréchette (Sirkowski) (Illustrator)
D.S. Gannon (MUSEbasement)
Tiffany Grant (Voice Actor / Writer)
Matt Greenfield (Writer / Producer / Director / Voice Actor, Maiden Japan / Switchblade Pictures / Seraphim Digital)
Gisèle Lagacé (Web Comic Artist)
Delphine Levesque Demers (Artist)
Les Major (Game Designer / Animator, Darkain Arts)
Dawn "Kaijugal" McKechnie (Cosplayer)
Neurose? (Band)
Tim Park (AMV Editor, Doki Doki Productions)
Claude J. Pelletier (Editor-in-chief / Former Publisher, Protoculture Addicts)
Lucien Soulban (Anime Game Creator)
Spike Spencer (Voice Actor)
Mark Sprague (Fandubber / Web Comic Artist, Dragon Mango)
Mandy St. Jean (Voice Actress, Darkain Arts)

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Press Releases and News:

Feb 01, 2008 - Otakuthon 2008 announces dates and new location
Mar 25, 2008 - Otakuthon 2008 announces Tiffany Grant and first round of guests
May 22, 2008 - Otakuthon 2008 announces second guest round of guests

    Previous/Future Events:
Otakuthon 2006  June 10-11, 2006
Otakuthon 2007  August 4-5, 2007
Otakuthon 2008  July 26-27, 2008
Otakuthon 2009  Jul 31 - Aug 2, 2009
Otakuthon 2010  August 13-15, 2010
Otakuthon 2011  August 12-14, 2011
Otakuthon 2012  August 3-5, 2012
Otakuthon 2013  August 16-18, 2013
Otakuthon 2014  August 22-24, 2014
Otakuthon 2015  August 7-9, 2015
Otakuthon 2016  August 5-7, 2016
Otakuthon 2017  August 4-6, 2017

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