JACKSONVILLE, FL: WasabiCon, Jacksonville, Florida’s locally known anime, pop culture, fantasy, sci-fi, and gaming convention, will take place this month at the Lexington Hotel & Conference Center Jacksonville Riverwalk, located at 1515 Prudential Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32207. The two-day celebration will take place October 22-23, 2016 and starts at 11:00 AM each morning, with registration opening at 10:00 AM.
In addition to vendors, artists, and all-day tabletop and video gaming, WasabiCon
will offer several special attractions for attendees. Sean Schemmel
, best-known as the voice of Goku from the iconic anime series Dragonball Z
, will be on hand all weekend. For fans of Pokémon
, Tara Sands
, the voice of Bulbasaur from the popular animated series as well as many other notable roles, will also be in attendance. Comic and horror enthusiasts can meet Army of Darkness
and Zenescope Entertainment comic book artist Larry Watts
both days of the convention. Also scheduled to appear: the 1701st Starfleet Uniform Club
, the 219th Brain Surgeons/Resident Evil Cosplay Club
, Brittani Crawford
, Candy Keane
, Extra Life Jax
, Jenna Esposito
, Noise Complaint
, North Florida Ghostbusters
, Pelvic Gaming
, Short Box Podcast
, and the United States Wrestling Alliance
For the complete event schedule online at www.WasabiCon.com/schedule
Tickets are available for purchase at the events and are $25 for Saturday, $20 for Sunday, or $40 for the weekend. Children under 3 years old get in for free. Parking is $5 at the venue.
Special thanks to the organizers at WasabiCon for sending us their official press release. Would you like to see Nerd Nation as guests at next year’s WasabiCon with full, complete, LIVE coverage? Sound off and let us know! Better yet, let THEM know!
Editor/Staff Writer: Nerd Nation Magazine