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Otakon coming to Las Vegas in 2014

Organizers announce second annual convention
Feb 23
// Kyle MacGregor
PAX is awesome and E3 is a spectacle, but for those that find themselves smitten by Japanese culture few conventions rival Baltimore's very own Otakon. One of the largest and longest-running anime expos in the United States, ...

All rise for His Exalted Majesty King Nintendo 64

Jul 30
// Tony Ponce
No, that is not a Photoshop. That is King Nintendo 64. Hail to the king, baby! During Otakon this past weekend, quite a number of attendees decided to cosplay, not as a particular anime or videogame character, but rather as a...

Atlus to bring King of Fighters XIII to EVO 2011, Otakon

Jul 15
// Dale North
If you're going to be at either EVO 2011 (Las Vegas) or Otakon (Baltimore) in the coming weeks, you'll have a chance to check out The King of Fighters XIII, as Atlus is bringing the game to both events. The company says that ...

Otakon 09 shmup report: Hands-on with 3 hot Japanese STGs

Jul 22
// Topher Cantler
There are plenty of reasons for a nerd to attend Baltimore's annual Otakon. Some go for the cosplay, some for the concerts, some to see the debut of the latest in anime, manga and related merchandise. Any of the above is fine...


Afternoon Note: Bound for Baltimore

Aug 07
// 8BitBrian
To; TophcenteFrom: BradcraftI've finally packed up the car and I'm on my way to Baltimore. Are you ready for the weekend of anime announcements, barely-dressed girls in cosplay, and some Trigger Heart Exelica? This weekend is...

Destructoid interview: Piano Squall

Aug 02
// Topher Cantler
Of all the events at this year's Otakon, the American debut of Eminence was undoubtedly the highlight. (We had the whole thing on video, but apparently magnets and DVC tapes don't play well together). If you didn't know, Emin...

Otakon 2007: An import gamer's treasure trove

Jul 24
// Topher Cantler
Gaming isn't exactly the first thing that comes to mind when someone mentions the term "Anime convention." Put those two words together and they'll likely conjure images of smelly otaku, swords fashioned fro...

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