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!

We have a WHOLE BUNCH of talent coming in this weekend for your viewing pleasure! So much, in fact, that I’m not really sure how to hype up such an incredible group of people with such varied talents!

Ohayocon is delighted to announce the 2019 appearances of…

Jeremy Inman

Brandon McInnis

J. Michael Tatum

Jerry Jewel

Tavisha Wolfgarth-Simons

Rikki Simons

Oriana PerĂ³n

Vitamin H

Erin Tillman

and Tim Harrison

If I’m reading that right that’s ten guests!? That’s bonkers! We can’t wait to see them, and you, at Ohayocon this winter, stay cool out there!

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!

Happy summer everyone! We hope you’re already having one heck of a time between warm weather, frosty treats, and plenty of excuses to get out of the house! We’ve got some summer updates for your viewing pleasure (and some special guest announcements coming later this week) so strap in, it’s update time.

First off…

Ohayocon is proud to introduce the Ohayocon Public Library, a multi-media feature, free and open to everyone during Ohayocon weekend!

We’re building up our inventory to include manga, art books, comics, RPG books, sci-fi and fantasy, music, movies, and more! Please see the library’s page to learn how you can donate your old media and earn credit towards a badge!

And second…

Ohayocon Artist Alley applications are open! Uh, they’ve actually been open for a few days now! If you want to throw your hat into the ring and apply to table at ohayocon be sure to check out our Artist Alley page.

That’s all for now! See you guys soon with another (roasting hot) update!

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!