News & Annoucements

Please Welcome AleXa to Otakon 2022

You asked and we listened, we are happy to announce that K-pop is here at Otakon. You just saw AleXa perform during the American Song Contest now come see her in person at Otakon 2022.

AleXa  (알렉사) is an award-winning K-pop singer-songwriter and dancer whose rise to fame began with an online talent competition, Rising Legends, where she received more than 1 million votes. After signing with Korean artist agency ZB Label, AleXA went on to feature in “PRODUCE 48”, the most competitive audition show in Korea.

View all the guests we have announced so far on our website at: …

Please Welcome Lai Frances for Otakon 2022

Lai Frances is a multimedia journalist and producer that focuses on music, pop culture and entertainment. She is currently a Social Media Producer at CNET by day and a Contributing Writer/Host by night talking about music and K-pop. You can find some of her bylines on MTV News, Teen Vogue, PopCrush, tmrw, and Glamour while being a host for KCON and NME. She was first exposed to K-pop in the early 2000s and didn't really dive deep into the culture until the later half of the '00s where she started off blogging about it which eventually led to where she …

Hotel Block Opens Monday!

The Official Otakon Room Block is opening Monday November 29th at Noon!

Hotel Block Opens Monday!

We said big news was coming!   This is the first announcement we've got ready for you, but there's more on the way...

The Official Otakon Room Block is opening Monday November 29th at Noon!

Reserved Concert Seating on Sale Saturday July 10th

We’re very excited to have announced our concert line up for this year, as well as the return of Eric Roth.  Access to all of these concerts is included with your Otakon Membership at no extra charge, so if you haven’t registered yet, what are you waiting for!?  We are offering a limited number of Reserved Seating Passes for each individual concert.

A limited number of reserved seating passes will go on sale:

  • Saturday, July 10th at 11AM for OPENWORLD: Video Game Music Live in Concert
  • Saturday, July 10th at Noon for The Band Returns: J-MUSIC Ensemble LIVE!

See the …