Information on Otafest 2013

Otafest


May 17-19, 2013
University of Calgary
Calgary, AB

Information:
Otafest is an annual conference for anime enthusiasts. We act as a creative outlet for fans, an occasion where they can show their passion and appreciation of the hobby. We are an event where fans can show off the costumes they have made, the music videos they have created, and the art they have painted and drawn. Otafest is a forum for discussion and education. We host educational panels introducing others to the basics of the Japanese language, and tips on how to use computer programs to enhance music videos and CG art.

Attendance:
4,947 warm bodies

Attendees:
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At-Door Rates:
$40 weekend; $20 Fri; $35 Sat; $25 Sun

Guests:
Michael Daingerfield (Voice Actor)
Carol-Anne Day (Voice Actress)
Lucas Gilbertson (Voice Actor)
Adam Hunter (Voice Actor)
Brendan Hunter (Voice Actor)
Midnight Taiko (Taiko Drummers)
Kirby Morrow (Voice Actor, Ocean Studios)
Dave Rathnow (Head Instructor of Iaido, Shin Ken Kai Nobara)
Scott Roberts (Voice Actor)
Kieran Strange (Singer)
Synaptic Chaos Theatre (Improv Comedy Troupe)
Umbrella (Band)

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Previous/Future Events:
Otafest 1999  July 3-4, 1999
Otafest 2000  June 17-18, 2000
Otafest 2001  September 15-16, 2001
Otafest 2002  May 24-26, 2002
Otafest 2003  May 24-25, 2003
Otafest 2004  May 15-16, 2004
Otafest 2005  May 21-22, 2005
Otafest 2006  May 21-22, 2006
Otafest 2007  May 19-20, 2007
Otafest 2008  May 16-18, 2008
Otafest 2009  May 15-17, 2009
Otafest Lite 2009  November 14, 2009
Otafest 2010  May 21-23, 2010
Otafest Lite 2010  November 13, 2010
Otafest 2011  May 20-22, 2011
Otafest Lite 2011  November 12, 2011
Otafest 2012  May 18-20, 2012
Otafest Aurora 2012  December 15, 2012
Otafest 2013  May 17-19, 2013
Otafest Aurora 2013  November 30, 2013
Otafest 2014  May 16-18, 2014
Otafest Aurora 2014  November 29, 2014
Otafest 2015  May 15-17, 2015
Otafest Aurora 2015  November 13-14, 2015
Otafest 2016  July 1-3, 2016
Otafest Aurora 2016  November 4-5, 2016

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