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Tsubasacon kicks off 2016 season with annual picnic

By Staff | Jun 29, 2016

Natsu no Tsubasacon goes into the books on a sweaty Saturday, June 27, at Huntington’s Ritter Park where the sun beamed and cosplayers dodged slippery spots from the prior rains.

The picnic serves as a summer get together prelude for the September 30-October 2 anime, gaming and cosplay convention at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Downtown Huntington.

Saturday’s potluck picnic brought out a couple hundred participants , most in some type costume

A 15-year veteran of voice acting, Chris Patton visits the WV con for the first time. he has given voice to over 235 Anime titles, including lead and principal villain roles in Soul Eater (Asura), Akame Ga Kill (Run), Full Metal Panic (Sousuke), Ghost Stories (Hajime), Fullmetal Alchemist (Greed), Air Gear (Ikki), Dimension W (Haruka Seameyer), Princess Tutu (Fakir), Pretear (Sasame),

Currently, applications are underway for Tsubasacon’s fan-driven panel discussions and workshops on topics including anime and manga series, Japanese culture, cosplay construction, video gaming, and everything in between. Panels are a great way to learn about new topics and to meet new friends who have interests in the same topics. If you are interested in running a panel for the 2016 convention, visit the Tsubasacon website at www.tsubasacon.org.