Article by PatrickD    (03-17-11 06:22 PM)
Nixa, MO. May 28th-29th 2011: Otaku Central is pleased to announce ChibiCon, an anime and Asian culture convention to be held at the Nixa Center Saturday May 28th and Sunday May 29th. Registration will begin at 10:00am on Saturday and the venue will be open till 8pm. Doors open at noon on Sunday. Closing ceremonies will be held at 5:00 pm Sunday. Online registration is currently free at the ChibiCon website:

There will be vendor booths and an artist alley along with various panels covering a wide range of topics, from Japanese food, gaming, Cosplay (costume play) and Asian pop culture. There will be a Final Fantasy themed Maid Cafe open during normal convention hours. Saturday afternoon there will be a Cosplay Runway & Skit contest for cash prizes. Special guests will be announced at a later date.

Vendors and artists tables are free to reserve until April 15th. For information visit the website: or email: or call (417)353-0442 during normal business hours.

Sponsors include:
Otaku House
Otaku Central

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03-17-11 06:22 PM - Post#8551    
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Pro Tip: When you're going to name a convention, Google it first to make sure nobody else is already using that name.
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03-18-11 09:36 AM - Post#8568    
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If they just went with "Otaku Central Chibicon" as their name I'd feel it was all right, but just using Chibicon makes them look like they are not really paying attention.

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