Information on Otakuthon 2015


Anime Convention

August 7-9, 2015
Palais des congrès de Montréal

Otakuthon is Quebec's largest festival celebrating Japanese animation (anime), graphic novels (manga), gaming, and pop culture.

Otakuthon offers a wide range of programming, exhibits, and other events. Otakuthon's programming consists of cosplay events, a masquerade, vendors, an Artists' Area, panels and workshops, game shows, anime video screenings, dances, karaoke, and music concerts.

The first of its kind in Montreal, Otakuthon is a full-fledged, fan-run, bilingual anime convention that features a number of special guests as well as many activities and events spotlighting anime, manga, video games, artwork, and Japanese culture.

20,210 warm bodies

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Advance Rates:
$45 through Jun 1, 2015
$50 through Jul 21, 2015

At-Door Rates:
All 3 days: $55
Fri: $35
Sat: $45
Sun: $35

The 404s (Improv Comedy Group)
Angela (Musicians)
Colleen Clinkenbeard (Voice Actress / Director / Line Producer)
Daito Ryu Koryukan (Dojo)
Patrick Delahanty (Senior Editor / Founder, /
Elffi (Cosplayer)
Feng Huang Wushu Club (Kung Fu Club)
Flow (Band)
Mel Gosselin (Author)
Todd Haberkorn (Voice Actor)
Komachi Montreal (Dance Group)
Rikiya Koyama (Voice Actor)
L'orchestre de Jeux Vidéo (Orchestra)
Thomas Lamarre (Professor, McGill University)
Wendee Lee (Voice Actress)
Christopher Macdonald (Publisher and CEO, Anime News Network)
Nikita (Cosplayer)
Okageo (Cosplayer)
Martin Picard (Lecturer)
Shidokan Kendo and Iaido Club (Kendo and Iaido Club)
Jeff Simpson (Artist / Illustrator, Ubisoft)
Carole Thivolle (Artist)
LeSean Thomas (Producer / Director / Illustrator)
Tony Valente (Author)

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Previous/Future Events:
Otakuthon 2006  June 10-11, 2006
Otakuthon 2007  August 4-5, 2007
Otakuthon 2008  July 26-27, 2008
Otakuthon 2009  Jul 31 - Aug 2, 2009
Otakuthon 2010  August 13-15, 2010
Otakuthon 2011  August 12-14, 2011
Otakuthon 2012  August 3-5, 2012
Otakuthon 2013  August 16-18, 2013
Otakuthon 2014  August 22-24, 2014
Otakuthon 2015  August 7-9, 2015
Otakuthon 2016  August 5-7, 2016
Otakuthon 2017  August 4-6, 2017
Otakuthon 2018  August 3-5, 2018

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