Only 72 days until Ohayocon 23—we’re so excited to see you all in person!

PC Gaming tournament applications are now open

This year we’re accepting applications for the following tournaments: League of Legends, Rocket League, Valorant, ARAM, Overwatch 2, Hearthstone, and Teamfight Tactics. For information on how to register, please visit our PC Gaming page here.

Kpop/Jpop dance competition applications are open

Get ready to dance your heart out at Ohayocon 23’s Kpop/Jpop dance competition! Act fast, as applications are due 12/10/2022. Find out more and register here!

New room block available in the Drury Inn & Suites

To book a room in our new room block, please use the Ohayocon 23 group code: 10008278 or use our booking link here.

We’re looking for a Program Guide Editor to join our marketing team

Primary responsibilities would include managing and designing production of Ohayocon’s yearly program guide, and developing relationships with service vendors. Position details and application instructions are available here.

Happy Fall! We have a few updates about Ohayocon 23 for you.

Room Block is Open!

We’re thrilled to announce that our room block at the Hyatt Regency Hotel is officially open! You can book your hotel room by using our group code: “G-OC23” or by booking at this link.

New Staff Application now available

Join a family of friends and put on an unforgettable show! Each year Ohayocon puts on an event that delights thousands and thousands of anime, gaming, and Japanese pop culture fans. With concerts, dances, and competitions, we’re so much more than just another anime convention—and we’re looking for dedicated people to help make it happen! If you’re interested in staffing Ohayocon 23 you can find more information on staffing (and all the great benefits that come with it) here.

Pre-registration Pricing Increases on Oct. 1

Today is the last day to pre-register for just $65! Tomorrow pricing will increase to $70/person.

Panel Applications are Open

Have you ever watched a panel and thought “I could do that!” Do you have an interesting topic or activity you’ve been dying to discuss/try out? Now is the time to try your hand at paneling! Panelists provide a wide variety of programming for attendees. As a panelist, you get to share your interests, enthusiasm, and expertise with others. You can give an informative presentation, host an interactive event, or help others learn a new skill by putting on a workshop. If this sounds like the job for you, apply to be a panelist today!

The Ohayocon 2023 Artist Alley application is open! Check out our Artist Alley page to get all the information you need to apply. The application will be available until the deadline, August 15th, 2022. No exceptions! Artist Alley applications are now closed. Thank you so much for your interest!

  • As of 7/15/2022, we are leaning toward hosting Dealers Room and Artist Alley in Battelle Grand, the same location as last year, based on overwhelmingly positive feedback about that location from both dealers and artists.

We’re excited to announce we’re accepting applications for panelists and for Dealers Room!

  • Panelists, please find the application and information about hosting events via our Panels information page. Your submissions are due by October 31, 2022, no exceptions!
  • Dealers, please find your application (info within) via the Dealers Room information page. Applicants are considered in the order applied until Dealers Room is full, after which time remainders will be waitlisted. Don’t delay!
    • As of 5/21/2022, we are leaning toward hosting Dealers Room and Artist Alley in Battelle Grand, the same location as last year, based on overwhelmingly positive feedback about that location from both dealers and artists.

As always, if you need to reach out, please submit our contact form. See you later!

Thank you so much for attending Ohayocon and supporting us once again. This isn’t possible without you, and we look forward to seeing you next year!

We’d appreciate your feedback. From now through Sunday, Feb. 20, you can complete the attendee survey for a chance to win a free badge to Ohayocon 23!

Next year’s Ohayocon is scheduled for Jan. 19-22, 2023 at the same place! See you soon!

We’re excited to announce we’re partnering with local businesses to bring you discounts! We’re partnering with Land-Grant Brewing Company, Melt Bar and Grilled, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, and Mikey’s Late Night Slice to bring you exclusive discounts just by showing your badge! You can also download a list of participating locations here.

A chibi Lindsay holds a letter and says "Ohayo gozaimasu!"Hello everyone! We are officially less than 24 hours away
from the start of Ohayocon 22, and we cannot wait to show you what we have in store. Here are some useful points to keep in mind to ensure a great experience this weekend.

  • Keeping you safe is our number-one priority. Please make sure to stay masked and abide by our COVID policies of providing proof of full vaccination OR a negative COVID-19 test within three days of arrival.
    • If you choose to provide a COVID-19 test, please make sure it has been administered by a healthcare professional. Results from retail self-test COVID kits will not be accepted. For more information: COVID Policy & COVID FAQ
  • Our Ohayocon program is the best possible guide to know about anything and everything this weekend, from details about our signature events, panel schedule, dealers, artists, and more!
    • From the touch of your fingertips, our smartphone app on the Google Play Store and Apple app store lets you save your favorite events and panels, and personalize your weekend by building your own schedule. You will even receive reminders a few minutes before each event starts so you have time to comfortably go between panels. (Event code: o22)
    • To be connected with live announcements during the convention, including guest panelists and autograph sessions, you can follow our Facebook and Twitter.

If you plan to purchase your badge at the door, we will only accept payments in cash. Here are the prices.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us. See you soon!

You may have thought we were finished, but we’re back with another guest announcement for our 2022 convention!

Click the photos to find out more about each of our guests attending Ohayocon 22.

Voice Actors

Michael Sinterniklaas Voice Actor