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    Saturday July 30, 2022
  • Discotek Announces Urusei Yatsura: The Complete TV Series, New Tokusatsu Label and More

    Four box set Urusei Yatsura series to begin release in 2023

    Discotek Media announced a whole slate of new licenses and upcoming releases at their Otakon 2022 Japanese Anime Industry Information Session on Saturday, including upcoming releases of the Urusei Yatsura TV series, Symphogear XV, the new dedicated tokusatsu label Toku Time and more. Hit the jump to read all the announcements!

  • Monday July 18, 2022
  • Otakon 2022 Welcomes Bandai Namco's Hiroyuki Kikukawa, Trigger's Yoh Yoshinari and Hiromi Wakabayashi

    Three new guests round out the guest list for the July 29-31 event in Washington, D.C.

    Otakon 2022 is coming at the end of the month, but the convention has a few final guests to squeeze in! Fans of FLCL, Gurren Lagann, and RWBY: Ice Queendom in particular will want to take note. Get the scoop on the three new guest list additions after the jump!

  • Friday July 15, 2022
  • Otakon Welcomes Toshio Furukawa and Shino Kakinuma As Featured Guests

    Otakon 2022 runs from July 29-31 in Washington D.C

    Anime convention Otakon has announced the latest addition to its Japanese guest roster by announcing the appearance of Japanese voice acting legends and now instructors Toshio Furukawa along with fellow voice actress and wife Shino Kakinuma.

  • Saturday July 9, 2022
  • Otakon Announces Voice Actress Mariya Ise As Featured Guest

    Convention to run July 29-31 in Washington D.C.

    Anime convention Otakon has announced its latest addition to its Japanese guest roster by announcing the appearance of Japanese voice actress Mariya Ise. Read on for the details

  • Monday June 6, 2022
  • Otakon Announces Legendary Video Game Composer Harumi Fujita As Guest Of Honor

    Otakon 2022 being held from July 29-31

    The Otakon anime convention has announced its latest guest of honor in a legendary video game soundtrack composer best known for her work in Capcom games. Read on for the details.

  • Saturday August 7, 2021
  • Discotek Announces Gunbuster OVA, Cutie Honey: The Live! Releases and More

    Discotek Media to release Gunbuster six-episode OVA series with a new English dub

    Discotek Media made a whole bunch of new announcements at their Otakon 2021 panel including the upcoming release of the Gainax OVA Gunbuster and more! Hit the jump to read on!

  • Saturday August 1, 2020
  • RightStuf Reveals Attack on Titan Vinyl Soundtrack, Gundam SEED Ultra Edition Blu-ray

    The Cowboy Bebop vinyl will also have a RightStuf exclusive variant 

    RightStuf celebrated its 33rd year in the industry in style this weekend during the online version of Otakon. Some new announcements were made in the process, including a new release for Mobile Suit Gundam SEED and two major anime titles bringing their soundtracks to vinyl. Read on for more.

  • Thursday August 31, 2017
  • In This Corner of The World Q&A with Masao Maruyama and Hidenori Matsubara

    Producer and character designer/animation director share their thoughts!

    MAPPA founder Masao Maruyama and character designer/animation director Hidenori Matsubara visited Otakon 2017 to share their stuggles and satisfaction with creating one of the most important films of 2016. The production of In This Corner of The World is a tale all its own and both creators devoted their time at the convention to relaying the immense impact the film has had upon them. Read more after the jump!

  • Tuesday August 8, 2017
  • Crunchyroll Announces Otakon 2017 Plans!

    August 11-13 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC

    Get hyped for the next stop on Crunchyroll’s convention tour -- Otakon! The Crunchyroll team is heading to Washington D.C. this weekend and we’re bringing you all a power-packed line up of panels, merch, and of course, free swag. Get a sneak peak after the jump!

  • Sunday January 15, 2017
  • Anisong World Matsuri to Make East Coast U.S. Debut at Otakon

    Event taking place August 11-13, 2017 in Washington DC

    Otakorp, Inc. has announced that Anisong World Matsuri will make its East Coast U.S. debut at Otakon, August 11-13, 2017 in Washington DC.  Focused on music and animation, the Anisong World Matsuri is a festival featuring collaboration among several leading Japanese entertainment companies including Lantis Co., Ltd., AMUSE Inc., BANDAI VISUAL CO. LTD., BANDAI NAMCO Live Creative Inc. 

  • Sunday July 26, 2015
  • Discotek Licenses "Wicked City" and More

    Newly remastered for DVD release set for 2016

    Discotek Media held its Otakon panel early Sunday afternoon, adding details to previous announcements while throwing in a couple new acquisitions. Chief among the new stuff is Yoshiaki Kawajiri's classic Wicked City, which is currently set for a 2016 release. Read on for details.

  • Sunday January 4, 2015
  • Otakon Vegas Announces Voice Actors Toshio Furukawa and Shino Kakinuma and Special Appearance by JAM Project

    Convention to be be held January 16-18 at the Planet Hollywood Casino in Las Vegas, NV

    Otakon Vegas announced that the convention, to be held January 16-18 at the Planet Hollywood Casino in Las Vegas, NV, is welcoming JAM PROJECT as special guests for Opening Ceremonies. Newly announced guests also include veteran voice actors Toshio Furukawa and his wife, Shino Kakinuma. More after the jump.

  • Sunday November 10, 2013
  • Otakon Vegas to Host Mangaka Nobuhiro Watsuki and Novelist Kaworu Kurosaki

    "Rurouni Kenshin" creator to appear at January convention

    In its first Japanese guest announcement, Otakon Vegas announced that the inaugural convention will be hosting mangaka Nobuhiro Watsuki, best known as the creator of Rurouni Kenshin and novelist Kaworu Kurosaki. More after the jump.

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