News & Annoucements

Otakon welcomes voice actor MICHAEL SINTERNIKLAAS!

Michael Sinterniklaas is a veteran of the anime industry and has worked as a ADR Director, actor, voice actor, script writer, sound engineer, mixer and producer. 

Michael is a prolific actor and has voiced a countless roles in anime with his most recent major role being Taki in the award winning movie by Makoto Shinkai - Your Name.   Check out his full bio on our website as well as all of Otakon 2017's announced guests.

Otakon issues warning of fake hotel website.

To all of our members:

It has come to our attention that an outside party set up a pirate housing website: “”.

This website was in no way associated with Otakon, Otakorp Inc., or Experient (our exclusive and official housing provider).  We have taken all efforts to shut down the site as soon as we found out, but we cannot determine if any reservations were taken, if reservations through this site will be honored, or what may have happened to any information they may have gathered.

If you did not receive a confirmation email that looks like the one at the end of this message, or if you have any doubts on your reservation’s validity, please contact Experient immediately at:

Otakon welcomes director TOMOKI KYODA!

Tomoki Kyoda, a director and unit director, made his Directorial debut in 2003 with the theatrical film RahXephon: Pluralitas Concentio. In 2005 with the series Eureka Seven, he began his career as a TV Series Director. Since then, he has worked on other titles such as Expelled from Paradise and Space Battleship Yamato 2199: Odyssey of the Celestial Ark, in addition to other Eureka Seven series.

See all Otakon 2017's guests on our website.