SaikouCon Opens Merchant Registration for SaikouCon 2014 & Crashes The Great Allentown Comic ConNov 12th 2013
SaikouCon will be present at The Great Allentown Comic Con's Vendor Room, Saturday November 16 10 AM – 6 PM, to promote and network their 2014 show in Breinigsville PA
11/12/13 Breinigsville, PA – Anime Ate My Brain Magazine announced last year that they will be hosting a convention called SaikouCon. SaikouCon, which means "best convention”, is the Lehigh Valley's only large scale, annual anime convention.
Presented by Anime Ate My Brain Magazine, a division of Tastes Like Rock! Publishing (Tastes Like Rock! Music Magazine, Anime Ate My Brain Magazine, Tastes Like Rock! Radio), the convention promises to be a yearly high point in the Summer months of the anime convention season. Boasting a dedicated staff of longtime Japanese anime and manga fans, SaikouCon is excited to be the only annual convention dedicated exclusively to anime, manga, and Japanese culture in this area of Northeast Pennsylvania.
Confirmed Guests of Honor for SaikouCon 2014 RuffleButt Cosplay (Jessie Pridemore) returning after her guest appearance at the convention's debut in 2013. More to be announced soon!
Confirmed musical guests include The Adarna and more to be announced!
SaikouCon will have a table at The Great Allentown Comic Con on Saturday November 16 at Merchants Square Mall located at 190 S. 12th Street, Allentown Pennsylvania 18103. Check out www.allentowncomiccon.com for all the details on this great Lehigh Valley comic convention, guests of the Great Allentown Comic Con 2013 Winter Show include Bonnie Piesse (Beru Lars in Star Wars Episode Two: Attack of The Clones & Star Wars Episode Three: Revenge of The Sith), Walter Jones (Zach the original Black Ranger in Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers), Taimak (Bruce Leroy in Berry Gordy's The Last Dragon), Rags Morales (DC Comics, Marvel Comics), Mark McKenna (Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Dark Horse Comics), Brimstone (Hound Comics), Carol 'Cotty” Kilbanks (Rocko's Modern Life), and Veronica Taylor (Ash Ketchem English Dub Voice Actor Pokemon seasons 1-8, April O'Neil in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and many many more anime and non-anime voice roles). Available at SaikouCon's booth will be the last of the SaikouCon 2013 souvenir buttons and a sneak peak of some of the designs for SaikouCon 2014's souvenir buttons. All proceeds from buttons will go toward SaikouCon 2014's entertainment budget.
The convention will always feature some of the best live entertainment themed to Japanese culture as well as the best in J-Rock, J-Pop, and geek culture musical acts from all over the US and beyond.
All of this plus top creators, writers, artists, distributors, industry insiders, English dub and original Japanese voice talent, some of the best cosplay talent, shows, masquerades; and so much more!
SaikouCon 2014 will be held August 22, 23, and 24 of 2014 in the heart of the Lehigh Valley area in Breinigsville, Pennsylvania. Hosting the convention in 2014 will be the Holiday Inn Conference Center Lehigh Valley. To book a room in the SaikouCon block at the Holiday Inn please call (610) 391-1000 and tell the staff you want a SaikouCon room! Please reserve your rooms at the discounted SaikouCon Attendee only rate by July 22 2014.