Right Stuf Anime Giveaway

Posted by Amber on May 3, 2016

We've teamed up with our friends at Right Stuf Anime to bring you an awesome pre-convention giveaway!

Fill out the survey below and one lucky winner will be selected at random to win a prize pack from Right Stuf Anime!

Click here to fill out Right Stuf Anime Survey

Vendor Registration Open!

Posted by Amber on May 2, 2016

We are now accepting Vendor Applications for Ai-Kon! If you would like to be a vendor at Ai-Kon 2016 please read the vendor package and complete the application form to reserve your tables!

View and download the vendor package here. Visit our vendors page to apply.

Tickets On Sale Now!

Posted by Amber on Apr 22, 2016

Ai-Kon early bird weekend passes are on sale now!

Tickets can be purchased from any Ticketmaster location and online.

2016 Weekend passes

  • April 22nd - May 20th: $43.00*
  • May 21st and later: $50.00*

*All prices plus GST/PST and Ticketmaster agency fee

Ai-Kon is happy to announce our first round of guests!

Posted by Amber on Apr 11, 2016

Greg Ayres

Returning for his 8th year to Ai-Kon, we would love to welcome back Greg Ayres!

Greg Ayres has spent the last fifteen years working in an industry he had admired for years as a fan. With over 200 credits to his name, this fan-boy has managed to get to play a variety of characters that are almost as colorful as his hair.

He’s thrilled to splash his way into 2015 in the role of Nagisa Haruki in Free Eternal Summer, and equally as excited to make “killer” appearances as MonoKuma in Danganronpa and Doug in Gangsta. He was thrilled to be a part of the Toonami re-launch in the roles of Ganta Igarashi in Deadman Wonderland and Heihachi Hayashida in Samurai 7, and even more thrill to follow that up with the following summer’s thriller Another as Kouichi Sakakibara. His most recent roles include Clear in Dramatical Murder, Satoru Asahina in From the New World, Kenji Nakanishi in Say I Love You, Sion in No. 6, Heisuke Toudou in Hakuoki, Tommyrod in Toriko, Arikawa in This Boy Can Fight Aliens, Tomoki Sakurai, in Heaven’s Lost Property, and Volken, in the Book of Bantorra.

Read Greg's full bio on our guests page.

Josh Grelle

A native Texan and avid anime fan, Josh Grelle has been working in voice work for over 10 years.

After starting with ADV Films in January 2004, Josh was quickly bombarded with tons of in-booth experience on a wide range of shows, including Wedding Peach, Steam Detectives, 009-1, and the legendary Gatchaman. He began working for FUNimation Entertainment in 2006. Since then, he has starred in numerous titles; his most famous being Kenichi in Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple.

Other roles include Armin in Attack on Titan, Kyohei in the Wallflower, Kouichi in Linebarrles of Iron, Yuki in Future Diary, Itsuki in Initial D, and Kuranosuke in Princess Jellyfish. More recent roles include Chow from Starship Troopers: Invasion, Nicky in Mass Effect: Paragon Lost, Kazuya Aoi in Freezing, Yuji Sakai in Shakugan no Shana, Akihisa Yoshii in Baka and Test, and Komatsu in Toriko. Aside from anime, Josh has lent his voice to a number of video games, including Sima Shi in Dynasty Warriors 7, Xbalanque in Smite, Dave in Borderlands 2, and the voice of the "energetic" custom character in Dragonball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi. Josh is represented by The Mary Collins Agency.

Panel Submissions Now Open

Posted by Amber on Apr 3, 2016

We are now accepting panel & event submissions for Ai-Kon 2016!

Interested in becoming a panelist? Visit our panel page for full details. We will be accepting submissions until May 31st.

Art Table Sale Date

Posted by Amber on Apr 1, 2016

Attention Artists!

Art tables for Ai-Kon 2016 will be going on sale Saturday, April 23, 2016, at 12:00 pm (noon) CST.

For full details please visit our artists page.

Volunteer Registration Now Open

Posted by Amber on Mar 30, 2016

Hello everyone! It's that time again. Volunteer applications for Ai-Kon are open!

How do I volunteer, you ask? Very simple! Visit our volunteer page and fill in the questionnaire. Once that is done, you should receive a confirmation email within a few days.

We hope to see many faces, old and new, on the volunteer team this year. Let's make it a good one!

Ai-Kon 2016

Posted by Amber on Mar 29, 2016

Ai-Kon is excited to be celebrating its 15th anniversary this year on July 15-17th at the RBC Convention Centre!

Check back regularly or follow us on Facebook to get all the latest news and announcements!

Winterfest 2016 Video

Posted by Amber on Mar 28, 2016

It's finally here! Our masterfully crafted Ai-Kon Winterfest 2016 video!

Hope you enjoy!

Winterfest 2016 Event Photos

Posted by Amber on Mar 11, 2016

Winterfest 2016 event photos are up! View them on Facebook by either clicking here or the image below.

Please feel free to tag yourselves!

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