Information on Matsuricon 2015

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August 14-16, 2015
Hyatt Regency Columbus
Columbus, OH

Information:
Matsuricon is an annual Japanese pop-culture event that focuses primarily on Japanese animation (known as "anime"), manga (Japanese graphic novels), and video games. We also showcase both American and Japanese popular culture, due to the natural overlap of fandom from both genres. Because of our "family friendly" image, our mascots are a "traditional" Japanese family consisting of a father, a mother, a son, a daughter, and a dog. Matsuricon's goal is to promote the cultural awareness of Japanese pop-culture through related events, special guest speakers and cultural presentations. For 2015, We are going back to our roots and going Back to the Festival!

Attendees:
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Advance Rates:
$37.89 through Dec 31, 2014
$41+fees through Mar 31, 2015
$48.14 through Jul 31, 2015

At-Door Rates:
All 3 days: $55
Fri: $35
Sat: $45
Sun: $25

Guests:
Kevin Bolk (Web Comic Creator, Interrobang Studios)
David Brehm (Director / Writer / Producer / Musician, Blue Logic LLC)
Jessica Calvello (Voice Actress)
Daniel Coglan (Martial Arts Expert)
Jillian Coglan (Martial Arts Expert)
Kyle Hebert (Voice Actor)
Bridget Hoffman (Voice Actress)
Alex Kolesar (Artist, No Need for Bushido)
Joe Kovell (Writer, No Need for Bushido)
Lauren Landa (Voice Actress)
Cherami Leigh (Voice Actress)
Scott McNeil (Voice Actor, Ocean Studios)
Erica Mendez (Voice Actress)
Matthew Mercer (Voice Actor)
Tony Oliver (Voice Actor / Producer / Director)
Jake Paque (Voice Actor)
Professor Shyguy (Musician)
Patrick Seitz (Voice Actor)
Kieran Strange (Singer)
Karen Strassman (Voice Actress)
John Swasey (Voice Actor)
Eric Vale (Voice Actor)
Cristina Vee (Voice Actress)
Lisle Wilkerson (Voice Actress / Media Correspondent / Interpreter, LW Entertainment)
Stephanie Young (Voice Actress)

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Previous/Future Events:
MatsuriCon 2006  April 20-23, 2006
MatsuriCon 2007  September 7-9, 2007
MatsuriCon 2008  August 22-24, 2008
MatsuriCon 2009  August 28-30, 2009
MatsuriCon 2010  August 13-15, 2010
MatsuriCon 2011  August 19-21, 2011
MatsuriCon 2012  August 24-26, 2012
MatsuriCon 2013  August 23-25, 2013
Matsuricon 2014  August 22-24, 2014
Matsuricon 2015  August 14-16, 2015
Matsuricon 2016  August 19-21, 2016

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Last updated: 2015-08-12