OtakuFest is a two day convention with a big focus on anime, gaming, comics, and other parts of geek culture. The convention will be happening at the Miami Airport Convention Center on August 31 – September 1, with a variety of special guest ranging from voice actors to online entertainers and personalities. Fans of anything related to such can look forward to different events, panels, and meet & greet opportunities to celebrate their favorite fandom over the weekend.
We’ll be attending OtakuFest and checking out the festivities that go on there, so keep an eye out on The Koalition website for some cool things from the weekend. If you have any thoughts or suggestions on what we should check out while attending, leave a comment down below!
Via OtakuFest Info and Press Release
OtakuFest is a two-day festival that celebrates anime, manga, cosplay, gaming, comics, and more. You can dress up as your favorite character or come as you are, we aim to be a very inclusive convention. OtakuFest is new to South Florida’s convention scene, but its creator/show-runner Winji Mesadieu has been a part of Supercon as well as the South Florida convention community for over a decade. OtakuFest expects to bring in 4,000 people over 2 days for its first show in 2019. OtakuFest will feature activities and celebrities from the realm of comics, anime, animation, cosplay, manga, comics, gaming, and more!…
Our mission: To build a community of Hyper-Fans known as Otaku by providing recreation and education for the South Florida community in the fields of Asian Culture, Anime, Animation, Cosplay, Gaming, Comics, Music, and more. Join us at the Miami Airport Convention Center, August 31 – September 1, 2019, for a celebration of fun events, exciting panels, and geek culture. We hope to see you there!
The listing of special guest for OtakuFest 2019 include many anime show and video game voice actors such as Benz Antonie (Overwatch), Erica Lindbeck (Persona 5), and more. Fans could also expect to see popular cosplayers, performers, and online entertainers like 8-Bit Wave, Zippertan, Handsome Jordan, HMK, Stanpai, and others as well.
Are you excited to learn about or attend OtakuFest this year? Have a favorite anime series of video game you want to see get some love at the convention? Leave us a comment down below and let your voice be heard!