SaikouCon Launches Official Tumblr Profile
12/4/13 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 first and 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.
After a smashing debut in 2013, SaikouCon is back and ready for more with an even bigger show planned! All this and the convention still plans on being very hands and attendee friendly, plus maintaining a safe atmosphere for attendees to enjoy the convention to their carefree fullest. As always, Cosplay =/= Consent is a very important issue to the staff of SaikouCon, and the same rules and regulations that made SaikouCon 2013 a safehaven for cosplayers will be enforced just as strictly at SaikouCon 2014.
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 has confirmed the return of the Sci-Fi Photo Guys as Featured Guests at SaikouCon 2014 after the duo's very popular appearance at SaikouCon 2013! The Sci-Fi Photo Guys offer state of the art green screen photography putting guests in an ever growing collection of CG backgrounds. These backgrounds range from science fiction and fantasy motifs to comic book and anime environments to capture and add an incredibly unique spin to your convention memories!
SaikouCon has launched, just in time for the holidays, its official Tumblr page. The convention continues to utilize the most popular social media platforms to spread its love of anime and manga to the masses while growing its reputation as an attendee first convention! The blog can be found at http://saikoucon.tumblr.com
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.
To get the latest up-to-the-minute updates follow SaikouCon on http://www.saikoucon.com
, and SaikouCon's listing on animecons.com