Information on Otakuthon 2016

Otakuthon [visit site]


August 5-7, 2016
Palais des congrès de Montréal
Montréal, QC

Information:
Otakuthon is Quebec's largest festival celebrating Japanese animation (anime), graphic novels (manga), gaming, and pop culture. Otakuthon offers a wide range of programming, exhibits, and other events. Otakuthon's programming consists of cosplay events, a masquerade, vendors, an Artists' Area, panels and workshops, game shows, anime video screenings, dances, karaoke, and music concerts. The first of its kind in Montreal, Otakuthon is a full-fledged, fan-run, bilingual anime convention that features a number of special guests as well as many activities and events spotlighting anime, manga, video games, artwork, and Japanese culture.

Attendance:
21,315 warm bodies

Attendees:
Attendees View 1 AnimeCons.com users in attendance

Advance Rates:
$45 through May 31, 2016
$50 through Jul 16, 2016

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

Guests:
The 404s (Improv Comedy Group)
Arashi Daiko (Taiko Drummers)
Back-On (Band)
Chris Cason (Voice Actor / Director / Writer, FUNimation Entertainment)
Mel Gosselin (Author)
Andrew Hewitt (Web Comic Writer, Amya Chronicles)
Savannah Houston-McIntyre (Web Comic Creator, Amya)
Takamitsu Inoue (Producer)
L'orchestre de Jeux Vidéo (Orchestra)
Masanori Miyake (Planning & Development, A-1 Pictures Inc.)
Takeshi Obata (Manga Artist)
Virchan Puu (Cosplayer)
Jez Roth (Cosplayer)
Karen Strassman (Voice Actress)
Eric Stuart (Voice Actor / Director / Musician)
Atsuko Tanaka (Voice Actress)
Arina Tanemura (Manga Artist)
Sam Vincent (Voice Actor)

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Previous/Future Events:
Otakuthon 2006  June 10-11, 2006
Otakuthon 2007  August 4-5, 2007
Otakuthon 2008  July 26-27, 2008
Otakuthon 2009  Jul 31 - Aug 2, 2009
Otakuthon 2010  August 13-15, 2010
Otakuthon 2011  August 12-14, 2011
Otakuthon 2012  August 3-5, 2012
Otakuthon 2013  August 16-18, 2013
Otakuthon 2014  August 22-24, 2014
Otakuthon 2015  August 7-9, 2015
Otakuthon 2016  August 5-7, 2016
Otakuthon 2017  August 4-6, 2017

Update Information for Otakuthon 2016
Last updated: 2016-08-30