Information on Otakon 2006

Otakon


August 4-6, 2006
Baltimore Convention Center


Information:
Otakon is the convention of the otaku generation: by fans, for fans - and we're about to throw the best con yet. (Yes, we say that every year.) We believe Otakon to be the biggest and best celebration of Japanese animation, manga, J-pop, and east Asian culture in the world.

Attendance:
23,902 warm bodies (estimated)
22,302 paid attendees

Attendees:
Attendees View 39 AnimeCons.com users in attendance

Advance Rates:
$50 through Jul 4, 2006
$60 through Jul 24, 2006

At-Door Rates:
All 3 days: $60
no group rates; cap of 25,000

Guests:
Christine Auten (Voice Actress)
Troy Baker (Voice Actor)
Colleen Clinkenbeard (Voice Actress / Director / Line Producer)
Richard Epcar (Voice Actor) cancelled
Christian Fundin (Creator/Artist, Little Gamers)
Lisa Furukawa (Singer / Pianist / Composer)
Fred Gallagher (Comic Artist, Fredart)
Caitlin Glass (Voice Actress / ADR Director)
Yoshiki Hayashi (Musician, X Japan)
Kate Higgins (Voice Actress)
Kouta Hirano (Manga Artist)
Hirotsugu Kawasaki (Animator / Writer / Director)
Ayako Kawasumi (Voice Actress)
Nana Kitade (Musician)
Hidenobu Kiuchi (Voice Actor) cancelled
Yuri Lowenthal (Voice Actor)
Pontus Madsen (Little Gamers)
Masao Maruyama (Producer)
Mike McFarland (Voice Actor / Director / Line Producer)
Mucc (Band)
Kazuto Nakazawa
Monica Rial (Voice Actress)
Antimere Robinson (Voice Actor / Art Dept., FUNimation)
Patrick Seitz (Voice Actor)
Makoto Tateno (Manga Artist)
Nobuteru Yuuki (Character Designer)
26 guests listed

Photos and Reports:
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Press Releases and News:

Jan 28, 2006 - Otakon to update artists' alley rules
Feb 02, 2006 - Otakon clears up artists' alley rumors
Feb 16, 2006 - Otakon posts artists' alley rules
Jul 21, 2006 - Otakon mail server issues extend pre-registration
Aug 15, 2006 - Otakon attendance falls below cap

   
Otakon

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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