News & Annoucements

Otakon is happy to welcome Arine Roth

Otakon is excited to announce Grammy-winning Music Director Arnie Roth. Roth is well known in the world of video game music for his work with Nobuo Uematsu and Square Enix as Music Director and Conductor of the “Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY" concert.  We can't wait to share this amazing concert with our members!

Otakon is excited to welcome Nobuo Uematsu

It wouldn't be a Final Fantasy music event without having one of it's amazing composers! We are honored that Nobuo Uematsu is joining us this year for all of our musical festivities, and is excited to come back to Otakon after so many years! Keep a close eye for when we release our schedule so you can plan to see him!


AWR Music Productions, LLC is proud to present the official symphony concert world-tour Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY. Launched in conjunction with the twentieth anniversary of FINAL FANTASY, this concert tour features the music of Japanese video game composer Nobuo Uematsu and is conducted by Grammy award-winner Arnie Roth. This multimedia experience combines stirring screen images to match the soaring emotions of a symphony orchestra performing music from SQUARE ENIX’S world-renowned FINAL FANTASY video game series.

Otakon 2018 Hotel Block Now Open

We are excited to announce that the hotel room block for Otakon 2018 is now open.

For a complete list of hotels in the 2018 room block as well as access to the booking portal when the magical hour comes, please vist the Otakon Hotels page here.