1800 Con-Goers at Montreal's First Otakuthon

Jun 19th 2006
Montreal, Quebec, Canada (June 18, 2006) - This first edition of
(June 10th and 11th, 2006) was a great success! Although convention
organizers had initially expected a total attendance of between 500 to
people, otakus everywhere united in Montreal to enjoy anime and
culture over the weekend with a total attendance of over 1800
Not even a heavy rainstorm on Saturday dampened the enthusiastic
for the event.

We would like to thank all the special guests who attended our
Irulanne and her friends, Sara E. Mayhew, Delphine Lévesque Demers,
Christopher MacDonald from Anime News Network, Claude J.Pelletier from
Protoculture Addicts, Tamu and Emru Townsend and René Walling from fps
magazine, Joany Dubé-Leblanc from Yume Dream, Johnny from Boxed Rice
Productions, Gisele Lagacé from Penny and Aggie and of course voice
Matt Hill. We would also like to thank our staff and volunteers –
each and every one of you we wouldn't have been able to run everything
smoothly as it did. Finally, we would like to thank all attendees:
to you, we will definitely hold Otakuthon 2007. We hope to see you all
next year!

About Otakuthon:
Otakuthon is Montreal's premiere fan-run anime convention that was held
Saturday June 10 and Sunday June 11, 2006 in the Henry F. Hall building
Concordia University, located in the heart of downtown Montreal.
by the Otaku Anime of Concordia University club, Otakuthon hosted many
activities and events that featured Anime, Manga, video games, artwork,
Japanese culture, and special guests. For more information check our
website: http://www.otakuthon.com/

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