News & Annoucements

Dragon Ball Super Card Game National Championship Regionals Tournament Information

Are you ready to join in an event on par with the Tournament of Power!? Well, get ready to dust off those moves because Otakon & Pro Play Games are bringing the Dragon Ball Super Card Game National Championship Regionals to Otakon 2018!  So bring your A-game and learn how to participate below. Don't forget to also give the PPG facebook page a like for more event updates!

Pre-Registration information here: http://ppgeventmanagement.com/washingtonregional/
 

Mailed badge shipping update

Keep an eye on those mailboxes!  For those of you who selected the mailed badge delivery option, ShowClix has started shipping badges today.  We expect all badges to be in the mail by July 23rd.

New for this year, when you receive your badges make sure you go online and activate them before coming to the con.  Instructions are provided with your mailed badges.

Otakon's official statement regarding proposed rally near the convention

Hello Otakon Community,

We are reaching out to notify you that we are aware of the proposed rally which would be located between 1-2 miles away from the Walter E. Convention Center. The information that we have received from DC is that the rally will be well monitored as to have minimal or no effect on Otakon.

We assure you, the Otakon Community, that your welfare and safety is our number one priority during the convention along with having an enjoyable time. Currently, we are discussing and closely monitoring the situation. We will take action to help promote a healthy experience for all of our members.

We, at the Otakon Convention ask that you please take time to plan accordingly for your travel and time with us, and that you please read over the following; Otakon Convention Safety, Convention Safety Tips, and Washington, D.C. Safety Information.

Thank you everyone for passionately participating in our mission to appreciate and promote Asian Culture, and ensuring that the community is having a fun and safe time.

We are looking forward to seeing all of you soon!

Take care and best regards,

Otakorp, Inc. Board of Directors
Otakon Convention Staff

Otakon is happy to welcome TATSUYUKI NAGAI and KANETAKE EBIKAWA

Otakon is excited to announce Director Tatsuyuki Nagai and Mechanical Designer Kanetake Ebikawa will be joining us this year!

Nagai-san is a director for animated movies and TV series and you may know him for Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans and "anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day among many other titles.  Ebikawa-san is a Mechanical Designer who created the mecha designs for Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans, Mobile Suit Gundam 00 and Full Metal Panic! among many others.

Otakorp would like to thank Sunrise Inc. for helping us bring out this guests!

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