Information on Metrocon 2006

Metrocon


June 2-4, 2006
Tampa Convention Center
Tampa, FL

Information:
Anime Human Chess: MetroCon created the first ever Anime Human Chess Match in 2004. This premiere event is an unique fusion of renaissance fair combat chess and a scripted cosplay involving anime characters from multiple shows. 2006 Chess Match Attendance: 1,400

Attendance:
4,000 warm bodies (estimated)

Attendees:
Attendees View 5 AnimeCons.com users in attendance

Advance Rates:
$30 through Dec 31; $40 through Feb 28; $45 through May 13

At-Door Rates:
$50 weekend; $20 Fri; $25 Sat; $25 Sun

Guests:
Greg Ayres (Voice Actor)
Steve Bennett (Co-Founder, Studio Ironcat)
Johnny Yong Bosch (Voice Actor)
Luci Christian (Voice Actress)
Eyeshine (Band)
Lauren Goodnight (Voice Actress)
Kyle Jones (ADR Director / Producer / Writer, ADV Films)
Cynthia Martinez (Voice Actress, ADV Films)
Marc Matney (Voice Actor)
Scott McNeil (Voice Actor, Ocean Studios)
Chris Patton (Voice Actor)
PikaBelleChu (Cosplayer)
PLID (Band)
Monkey Punch (Creator, Lupin III)
Random Encounter (Band)
Chris Sabat (Voice Actor)
seek (Musician)
Shadowfax (Disc Jockey)
Doug Smith (Artist / Voice Actor)
John Swasey (Voice Actor)
David L. Williams (Industry Representative, Sentai Filmworks)
YURAsama (Musician)

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Press Releases and News:

Feb 17, 2006 - Metrocon announces anime fan film festival
Mar 18, 2006 - Metrocon announces guest list
Apr 19, 2006 - Metrocon guests and events announced
May 05, 2006 - Metrocon announces third wave of guests

    Previous/Future Events:
Metrocon 2003  July 18-20, 2003
Metrocon 2004  July 9-11, 2004
Metrocon 2005  June 24-26, 2005
Metrocon 2006  June 2-4, 2006
Metrocon: Amano's World 2006  October 14-15, 2006
Metrocon 2007  July 6-8, 2007
Metrocon 2008  July 18-20, 2008
Metrocon 2009  June 19-21, 2009
Metrocon 2010  July 23-25, 2010
Metrocon 2011  June 17-19, 2011
Metrocon 2012  June 15-17, 2012
Metrocon 2013  July 26-28, 2013
Metrocon 2014  July 11-13, 2014
Metrocon 2015  June 11-14, 2015
Metrocon 2016  July 21-24, 2016

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