Otakon 2021 to Broadcast Live from Convention
Washington, D.C. (July 25, 2021) – For the first time, Otakorp Inc. will give viewers live insights from the convention floor during Otakon 2021. The coverage is free to everyone and will be hosted on Otakon's Twitch channel (Twitch.tv/Otakon).
Throughout the weekend, select events hosted in Panel 1 will be broadcast live, or on tape delay. In addition, the live show "Otakon Connection" will provide additional insight into the Otakon 2021 weekend. This will be the first time Otakon will provide streaming events from the convention floor live in an official capacity. The success of last year's Otakon.Online demonstrated the value of an online presence to Otakon members and potential members.
In addition, the live coverage will make the convention accessible to those who cannot attend this year. Streaming to Twitch will help expand the audience beyond those who can come to Washington, D.C., thus allowing Otakorp to extend the reach of its mission.
ABOUT OTAKON AND OTAKORP, INC.: Now entering its twenty-seventh year, Otakon is an annual celebration of Japanese and East Asian popular culture, and also one of the largest gatherings of fans in the United States. Otakon celebrates popular culture as a gateway to deeper understanding of Asian culture, and has grown along with the enthusiasm for anime, manga, video games, and music from the Far East. Historically, Otakon has drawn up to 34,000 people for three days each year (for a paid attendance of over 100,000 turnstile attendees). Otakon is a membership based convention sponsored by Otakorp, Inc., a Pennsylvania-based, 501(c)3 educational non-profit whose mission is to promote the appreciation of Asian culture, primarily through its media and entertainment. Otakorp, Inc. is directed by an all-volunteer, unpaid staff – we are run by fans, for fans.
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