Information on Otakon 2012

Otakon


July 27-29, 2012
Baltimore Convention Center


Information:
Otakon is the convention of the otaku generation: by fans, for fans; and we're back for our 19th year in 2012! Join thousands of your fellow fans as we descend on Baltimore to celebrate all anime, manga, and all facets of Asian pop culture! Ever since 1999, we've taken over a sizable chunk of Baltimore's Inner Harbor for a 3-day festival celebrating the pop culture that's brought us everything from Astroboy to Yu-Gi-Oh, from the Seven Samurai to Spirited Away. We can't wait to see you there!

Attendance:
32,724 warm bodies (estimated)
30,785 paid attendees

Attendees:
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Overall Rating: 4.2 stars (based on less than ten member ratings)


Advance Rates:
$70 through Jun 16, 2012
$80 through Jul 21, 2012

At-Door Rates:
All 3 days: $80

Guests:
Peter S. Beagle (Author / Screenwriter)
Christine Marie Cabanos (Voice Actress)
Jason David Frank (Actor)
Gashicon (Fashion Designer)
Aya Hirano (Voice Actress)
Mikako Joho (Singer)
Tetsuya Kakihara (Voice Actor / Musician)
Lauren Landa (Voice Actress)
Masao Maruyama (Producer)
Yuuka Nanri (Voice Actress)
Trina Nishimura (Voice Actress)
Ai Nonaka (Voice Actress)
Brina Palencia (Voice Actress / Singer, FUNimation Entertainment)
Shin Sasaki (Director)
Mike Sinterniklaas (Director / Actor / Writer / Producer, NYAV Post)
J. Michael Tatum (Voice Actor / ADR Director)
Hidetaka Tenjin (Illustrator)
Gen Urobuchi (Writer)
VIXX (Band)
Sarah Anne Williams (Voice Actress)

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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

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Last updated: 2016-01-01