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Otakon Anime & Manga Convention Profile

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Poster for Otakon 2006, an annual anime/manga convention held in Baltimore, Maryland

Poster for Otakon 2006

Courtesy of Otakorp, Inc.

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About This Event:

"Otakon is the convention of the otaku generation: By fans, for fans"

Dates:

Friday, July 30 - Sunday, August 1, 2010

Location:

Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, Maryland

Special Guests:

  • Peter S. Beagle, author of The Last Unicorn
  • Felipe Smith, creator of Peepo Choo
  • Masashi Ishihama, character designer and animator
  • Hiroshi Koujina, anime director
  • Masao Maruyama, producer, founder of Madhouse
  • Vic Mignogna, voice actor
  • h.Naoto, fashion designer
  • More Guests

Events:

  • Panels
  • Workshops
  • Video and Film Presentations
  • Cosplay Competition
  • Fan-Produced Videos
  • Manga Library
  • Art Show & Auction
  • Video Gaming
  • Artists Alley
  • "OtakuRave" Dance
  • Concerts
  • "Otaku Idol"

Registration Information:

Show Hours:

Friday, July 30: 10 am - 2 am
Saturday, July 31: 10 am - 2 am
Sunday, August 1: 10 am - 3 pm

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