Information on Otakon 1996

Otakon


August 9-11, 1996
Marriott's Hunt Valley Inn


Information:
As a promo, Otakon released "Otakon Doom", a custom Doom mod with a map of the Hunt Valley Inn...complete with theaters full of posessed otaku. They used the Priss BGC character mod as well.

Attendance:
1,065 warm bodies (estimated)
1,000 paid attendees (estimated)

Attendees:
Attendees View 2 AnimeCons.com users in attendance

Advance Rates:
$30 through Feb 29, 1996
$35 through Jun 30, 1996
$40

Guests:
Steve Bennett (Co-Founder, Studio Ironcat)
Robert DeJesus (Artist / Writer / Character Designer, Studio Capsule)
Masaomi Kanzaki (Japanese manga artist)
Matt Lunsford (Artist)
Neil Nadelman (Translator)
Steve Pearl (American Otaking, NuTech Digital)
Sue Shambaugh (Translator)
Jeff Thompson (ADR Director / Producer, The Right Stuf International)
Adam Warren (Comic Artist / Writer)

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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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