Information on Youmacon 2009

Youmacon


October 29 - November 1, 2009
Hyatt Regency Dearborn
Dearborn, MI

Information:
Youmacon 2009 is a go. Metro Detroit's first and only anime convention is returning for its fifth year, and it's better than ever. Here at Youmacon, thousands of otaku from Michigan and beyond meet anime voice actors face to face, compete for masquerade and cosplay trophies, and shop for treasures of their favorite fandom. Youmacon's original events immerse you in the experience of becoming a Japanese chess piece in a game of shougi, leading a team to the Star in a live action Mario Party battle, and being served by maids in a relaxing cafe. And the fun never stops, because Youmacon provides all-night gaming and video programming, as well as a dedicated video/audio track featuring anime music videos and beyond. So let us exceed your expectations. For the fifth time.

Attendance:
6,200 warm bodies (estimated)

Attendees:
Attendees View 16 AnimeCons.com users in attendance

Overall Rating: 4.6 stars (based on less than ten member ratings)


Advance Rates:
$35 until Jun 30; $40 until Sep 30

At-Door Rates:
$45 weekend; $20 Fri; $25 Sat; $20 Sun

Guests:
Angry Joe (Video Game Reviewer)
Curtis Arnott (Voice Actor / Writer, Team Four Star)
Laura Bailey (Voice Actress)
Martin Billany (Voice Actor / Anime Parody Creator)
Cowboy Shogun (Band)
Scott Frerichs (Amateur Voice Actor, Team Four Star)
Caitlin Glass (Voice Actress / ADR Director)
Wayne Grayson (Voice Actor)
Kyle Hebert (Voice Actor)
Carrie Keranen (Voice Actress) cancelled
Anthony Kresky (Site Admin, Yu-Gi-Oh: The Abridged Series)
Nick Landis (Amateur Voice Actor, Team Four Star)
Lemon Demon (Band)
Lewis Lovhaug (Comic Book Critic)
My Dear Disco (Band)
Lawrence Simpson (Voice Actor / Video Editor, Team Four Star)
Mike Sinterniklaas (Director / Actor / Writer / Producer, NYAV Post)
The Spoony Bards (Musicians)
Brad Swaile (Voice Actor, Ocean Studios)
Doug Walker (Internet Video Creator)
Travis Willingham (Voice Actor)

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Press Releases and News:

Oct 06, 2009 - Youmacon announces its final round of guests

    Previous/Future Events:
Youmacon 2005  November 11-13, 2005
Youmacon 2006  November 3-5, 2006
Youmacon 2007  November 1-4, 2007
Youmacon 2008  Oct 30 - Nov 2, 2008
Youmacon 2009  Oct 29 - Nov 1, 2009
Youmacon 2010  October 28-31, 2010
Youmacon 2011  November 3-6, 2011
Youmacon 2012  November 1-4, 2012
Youmacon 2013  Oct 31 - Nov 3, 2013
Youmacon 2014  Oct 30 - Nov 2, 2014
Youmacon 2015  Oct 29 - Nov 1, 2015
Youmacon 2016  November 3-6, 2016

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