News & Annoucements

Otakon 2019 Feedback Survey

We hope you enjoyed everything we had to present at this year's Otakon. Now that you've had some time to reflect, we'd love to get your feedback -- let us know how we did!

The format of the survey is much like last year's and should only take about 10 minutes to complete. Didn't attend? Let us know why. Your feedback helps us plan for next year!

Otakon 2019 Feedback Survey

Capital Area Budokai Interactive Workshop Sign Ups Open

Are you interested in participating in one of several exciting events hosted by Capital Area Budokai? If so, read on! Capital Area Budokai will be hosting 4 workshops at Otakon 2019. Participation in each session will be limited to participants selected via this web form. Sing ups end at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, July 23

Details: 

All 4 events will take place in Workshop 3 (WEWCC 146A) 

Friday, July 26, 2019 Saturday, July 27 2019
Session #1: Art of the Staff– 3:00pm-4:00pm 
Session #2: Art of the Sword -4:30-5:30pm 
Session #3: Japanese Fencing Seminar–8:00-9:00pm 
Session #4: Art of the Sword–9:30pm-10:30pm

 

While all are welcome to attend, participation in each session will be limited to participants selected via the Sign up form Here.  Participants must be 18 or older

Fruits Basket Seiyuu Meet-and-Greet at Otakon 2019

Three of the Japanese voice actors for the 2019 Fruits Basket anime will be attending Otakon 2019, and here’s your chance to meet them and get an item autographed!

Through a special arrangement with our partners at Funimation, 3 Japanese voice actors for Fruits Basket, Manaka Iwami (Tohru Honda), Nobunaga Shimazaki (Yuki Soma), and Makoto Furukawa (Hatsuharu Soma) will be holding a special meet and greet session for an autograph board at Otakon 2019! This is a ticket-only event courtesy of Funimation.

For details on how to attend this EXCLUSIVE, LIMITED signing opportunity, check the event web page here

Please Welcome Kirk Thornton to Otakon 2019

Kirk’s major roles include Brandon Heat in Gungrave, Hotohori in Fushigi Yūgi, Jin in Samurai Champloo, Hajime Saito in Rurouni Kenshin, Jet Link in Cyborg 009, Don Patch in Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo, and numerous Digimon. Additionally, Kirk co-directed for the popular anime series Bleach and also serves as the narrator. In video games, he voices Number VII Organization XIII member Saïx in the Kingdom Hearts series and Shadow the Hedgehog in the Sonic the Hedgehog series.

View all the guests we have announced so far on our website at: https://www.otakon.com/guest/