Information on Otakon 2011

Otakon


July 29-31, 2011
Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, MD

Information:
Now entering its eighteenth year, Otakon is an annual celebration of Japanese and East Asian popular culture, and also one of the largest gatherings of fans in the United States. Otakon celebrates popular culture as a gateway to deeper understanding of Asian culture, and has grown along with the enthusiasm for anime, manga, video games, and music from the Far East.

Attendance:
29,337 paid attendees

Attendees:
Attendees View 53 AnimeCons.com users in attendance

Overall Rating: 4.1 stars (based on 10 to 25 member ratings)


Advance Rates:
$65 through Jun 4, 2011

At-Door Rates:
All 3 days: $75

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Guests:
Peter S. Beagle (Author / Screenwriter)
Johnny Yong Bosch (Voice Actor)
Chemistry (Musicians)
Eyeshine (Band)
Scott Freeman (Voice Actor)
Toshihiro Fukuoka (Editor in Chief, ASCII Media Works)
Orine Fukushima (Voice Actress)
Noboru Ishiguro (Director / President, Artland)
Atsuhiro Iwakami (Producer, Aniplex)
Masumi Kano (Designer, Baby, The Stars Shine Bright)
Roland Kelts (Author)
Kylee (Singer)
Shelby Lindley (Voice Actress)
Masao Maruyama (Producer)
Mitsuba (Fashion Designer, Alice and the Pirates)
Cassandra Lee Morris (Voice Actress)
Kazuya Murata (Director)
Momoka Ohara (Voice Actress)
Tony Oliver (Voice Actor / Producer / Director)
Lisa Ortiz (Voice Actress)
Masayuki Ozaki (Executive Producer, Sunrise, Inc.)
Scott Sager (ADR Engineer, FUNimation)
Takamasa Sakurai (Writer / Producer)
DJ Saolilith (Disc Jockey / Cosplayer)
Akira Sasanuma (Voice Actor)
Patrick Seitz (Voice Actor)
Stephanie Sheh (Voice Actress)
Chiaki Shimogama (Voice Actress)
Makoto Shinkai (Director)
Bob Shirohata (Director)
Sixh. (Fashion Designers)
Synergy (Dance Group)
J. Michael Tatum (Voice Actor / ADR Director)
Nobuo Uematsu (Composer, Smile Please Co.)
Cristina Vee (Voice Actress)
Tom Wayland (ADR Director, TripWire Productions)
Mari Yoshida (Singer)
Hiroaki Yura (Founder, Eminence Symphony Orchestra)
38 guests listed

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Press Releases and News:

Apr 15, 2011 - Japanese R&B duo Chemistry and dance group Synergy appear at Otakon 2011
May 10, 2011 - Otakon announces three new guests
May 24, 2011 - Roland Kelts to appear at Otakon 2011
Jun 03, 2011 - Johnny Yong Bosch to appear at Otakon 2011
Jun 14, 2011 - Otakon Matsuri Street Festival to be held on July 28
Jun 28, 2011 - Sixh. to host a fashion show at Otakon 2011
Jun 29, 2011 - Director, animator, and voice actor Makoto Shinkai to appear at Otakon 2011
Jul 05, 2011 - Masumi Kano and Mitsuba will be hosting a fashion show at Otakon 2011
Jul 07, 2011 - Takamasa Sakurai to appear at Otakon 2011
Jul 14, 2011 - Otakon releases a flood of guest announcements
Jul 15, 2011 - Otakon 2011 welcomes executive producer Masayuki Ozaki
Jul 28, 2011 - Otakon welcomes back violinist Hiroaki Yura along with Mari Yoshida

   
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Previous/Future Events:
Otakon 1994  July 29-31, 1994
Otakon 1995  September 1-4, 1995
Otakon 1996  August 9-11, 1996
Otakon 1997  August 8-10, 1997
Otakon 1998  August 7-9, 1998
Otakon 1999  July 2-4, 1999
Otakon 2000  August 4-6, 2000
Otakon 2001  August 10-12, 2001
Otakon 2002  July 26-28, 2002
Otakon 2003  August 8-10, 2003
Otakon 2004  Jul 30 - Aug 1, 2004
Otakon 2005  August 19-21, 2005
Otakon 2006  August 4-6, 2006
Otakon 2007  July 20-22, 2007
Otakon 2008  August 8-10, 2008
Otakon 2009  July 17-19, 2009
Otakon 2010  Jul 30 - Aug 1, 2010
Otakon 2011  July 29-31, 2011
Otakon 2012  July 27-29, 2012
Otakon 2013  August 9-11, 2013
Otakon 2014  August 8-10, 2014
Otakon 2015  July 24-26, 2015
Otakon 2016  August 12-14, 2016
Otakon 2017  August 11-13, 2017


Last updated: 2016-01-01