MatsuriCon 2012 Information


MatsuriCon 2012

MatsuriCon 2012
August 24-26, 2012
Hyatt Regency Columbus
Columbus, OH, USA

Anime Convention

Matsuricon is an annual Japanese pop-culture event that focuses primarily on Japanese animation (known as "anime"), manga (Japanese graphic novels), and video games. We also showcase both American and Japanese popular culture, due to the natural overlap of fandom from both genres.

We are considered a "family friendly" event. Most of our panels are all ages unless otherwise stated. We do showcase certain events that are not appropriate for attendees under the age of 18, and our convention staffers check the IDs of all attendees before they enter these events. Because of our "family friendly" image, our mascots are a "traditional" Japanese family consisting of a father, a mother, a son, a daughter, and a dog.

Matsuricon's goal is to promote the cultural awareness of japanese pop-culture through related events, special guest speakers and cultural presentations.

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Overall Rating: 3.7 stars (based on less than ten member ratings)

Registration Information

Advance Rates
$20 through January 31, 2012
$25 through March 31, 2012
$30 through May 31, 2012
$35 through July 15, 2012

Attendance Information

Attendance:
3,000 paid attendeees (estimated)

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Previous/Future Events

Matsuricon 2019  —  August 16-18, 2019
Matsuricon 2018  —  August 24-26, 2018
Matsuricon 2017  —  August 25-27, 2017
Matsuricon 2016  —  August 19-21, 2016
Matsuricon 2015  —  August 14-16, 2015
Matsuricon 2014  —  August 22-24, 2014
MatsuriCon 2013  —  August 23-25, 2013
MatsuriCon 2012  —  August 24-26, 2012
MatsuriCon 2011  —  August 19-21, 2011
MatsuriCon 2010  —  August 13-15, 2010
MatsuriCon 2009  —  August 28-30, 2009
MatsuriCon 2008  —  August 22-24, 2008
MatsuriCon 2007  —  September 7-9, 2007
MatsuriCon 2006  —  April 20-23, 2006

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