Information on SaikouCon 2015


August 28-30, 2015
Best Western Lehigh Valley Hotel Conference Center

SaikouCon, which means "best convention", is the Lehigh Valley's first and only large scale, annual anime convention. Boasting a dedicated staff of longtime Japanese anime and manga fans, SaikouCon is excited to be the only annual convention dedicated exclusively to anime, manga, and Japanese culture and pop culture in this area of Northeast Pennsylvania. The convention grew out of the now defunct, but soon to be relaunched, webzine Anime Ate My Brain Magazine; the sibling webzine to Tastes Like Rock! Music Magazine. Both journalistic endeavors fall under the newly renamed Nerdy Rock 'n Roller Publishing, which will be growing in diversity in 2015.

3,000 warm bodies (estimated)
2,700 paid attendees (estimated)

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Advance Rates:
$30 through Apr 1, 2015
$35 through Aug 14, 2015

At-Door Rates:
All 3 days: $70
Fri: $30
Sat: $30
Sun: $20

The Adarna (Band)
Tia Ballard (Voice Actress) cancelled
Leah Clark (Voice Actress, FUNimation Entertainment)
Cosplay Burlesque (Performing Arts Group)
Hazel Dayze (Cosplayer)
Koralene (Cosplayer)
Danielle McRae (Voice Actress)
Jessie Pridemore (Cosplayer)
Sci-Fi Photo Guys (Photographers)
Adam WarRock (Musician)

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Previous/Future Events:
SaikouCon 2013  August 23-25, 2013
SaikouCon 2014  August 22-24, 2014
SaikouCon 2015  August 28-30, 2015
SaikouCon 2016  August 26-28, 2016
SaikouCon 2017  August 18-20, 2017
SaikouCon 2018  July 27-29, 2018

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