November 24, 2004

News for Otakon 2005:

Otakon 2005 announces hotels and first round of guests

Quickly following their date announcement, Otakon has since announced the convention hotels as well as the first round of guests.

The initial hotels include the following:
Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor: $189/$189/$219/$239 *
Days Inn - Inner Harbor: $125/$135
Holiday Inn - Inner Harbor: $169/$169/$169/$169/$295
Radisson Lord Baltimore: $139/$139/$159/$179
Renaissance Harborplace Hotel: $195/$195/$215/$235 *
Tremont Plaza: $129/$159/$309
Wyndham Baltimore Inner Harbor: $139/$139

*these rates were originally posted incorrectly

Reports are coming in that the Days Inn has already sold out.

Folling the hotel announcement, Otakon has announced the first round of guests. The list consists of Greg Ayres (heard in Chrono Crusade and Gravion), Luci Christian (heard in Azumanga Daioh and Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi), Scott McNeil (heard in Inu-Yasha and Gundam Wing), and Monica Rial (heard in Excel Saga and Kiddy Grade). Additional guests are expected to be announced at a later date.