Ohayocon Yuki Matsuri Debuting at Ohayocon 19 is the Yuki Matsuri: a hands-on theme room that is 100% Japan! Winter blues got you down? Get a taste of the Japanese festival spirit with traditional arts and crafts, Japan-style matsuri games, cultural programming, traditional decor, and photo backdrop with a chance to try on traditional clothing provided by Columbus Kimono. Come dressed in your best yukata and step into summer!

Event signups and $50 pre-registration

We have five ways you can participate in Ohayocon available right now: you can pre-register before Oct. 8, 2018 to get $15 off admission, apply for volunteering (Kohai) or staff positions, enter the Ohayocon 19 Cosplay Expo, and apply to judge the Expo. There are so many ways to enjoy Ohayocon weekend!

Thanks for spending time with us!

We’d like to thank everyone who came out to the premiere of My Hero Academia: Two Heroes last night. The theater was sold out! We hope you had a great time, and we can’t wait to see you again in January! In the meantime, if you want to keep in touch with fellow Ohayocon fans, check out our Official Facebook Group.

Image of a trophy with three stars on top.Cosplayers, get ready! The Cosplay Expo is accepting applications for the 2019 contest! Interested applicants can find all the information about it on the Cosplay Expo page. There are two divisions: Craftsmanship and Performance, and the application for judging is also available. All apps are due Nov. 30, 2018. Good luck!

Purchase your ticket at the Gateway Film Center website before they’re gone!

My Hero Academia: Two Heroes posterCome join us Tuesday, Sept. 25 at the Gateway Film Center for the premiere of My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (Dub)!

We will host a cosplay pre-party at 6 p.m. in the Tornado Room. Come in your best BNHA cosplay and meet fellow fans of the series!

Also, you could win a free badge to Ohayocon 19! We’re holding a raffle at the party, so come on out!

The movie starts at 7. Tickets are only $5, but we expect they’ll sell fast. We look forward to seeing you!

July ain’t over yet, kids, and we’ve got two more special guest announcements for you today!

Cosplayer Momo Kurumi and Voice Actor/Industry Veteran Mike McFarland are officially joining us for camp! Click on their cute camper photos to visit their bios and learn more about them! Oh, we also have one other big announcement for you today! We’re opening the search for Ohayocon 2019 DJ’s! If you think you’re up to snuff take a trip to the form and apply!

Is it getting hot in here or is it just Aaron? In fact, I think he might just be roasting!?

We’ve just been burning to announce Aaron Dismuke as our Roastee of Honor for Ohayocon 2019! Read up on Aaron at his profile here!

Oh, and in lest toasty news applications to our Indie Showcase are open! If you’re a small game creator, digital or otherwise, and you want to show your stuff to tens of thousands of people don’t miss it!

The passkey for the Hyatt Regency Columbus is now available! Reserve your room before they sell out!

Attention Campers!

Our room block at the Hyatt Regency Columbus is officially open for reservations on 5/25/2018 at 9am EST. Don’t miss your chance to camp in style (glamp?) at this premium location directly connected to our event space! The Passkey for booking will be coming soon.

Oh, and dont’ forget! Pre-Reg opens 5/21/18 at only 45$ for a full weekend pass to Ohayocon 2019! Prices go up in September (but don’t sleep on it, pre-reg grants you special access to all sorts of fun surprises that will be finalized closer to the event). See the full pricing chart here!

Attention campers!

The Ohayocon Road Team is heading to Acen this weekend to kick off this year’s pre-reg extravaganza! Yeah, you read that right! This year we’re not opening the flood gates in September like years before, this year we’re opening them in May! Betcha didn’t see that one coming, did you? You can invest in your 2019 weekend pass in person there or wait for the 21st when we’ll be opening sales online.

Head over to the admission and pricing page to see the deets and check out the super-cute camp-flavored graphic our art team whipped up for you guys!

Oh, and you thought we would open registration without dangling something shiny in front of your face? Think again; we’ve got six whole shiny things to dangle, baby! The first batch of Ohayocon 2019 guests is ready to view! We’re bringing back fan favorites and adding some impressive new names to the list.

Check out the Industry Speakers and Voice Actors pages for more details on these very special campers!