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Otakon 2011 Attendance, 2012 Date & Locale Announced

posted on by Lynzee Loveridge
Otakon Chair Bob Klemens gives unofficial count as 31, 348 attendees

Closing ceremonies wrapped up Otakon 2011 with a new record attendance number for the convention. Con Chair Bob Klemens gave an unofficial total of 31,348 individual attendees for the July 29-31 convention. Next year, the convention will take place in the same location — the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland — from July 27 to July 29.

Otakon's Charity Auction to benefit those affected by the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake (Higashi Nihon Daishinsai) disaster raised at least $43,000. The top auction items sold for the following amounts:

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