Please join us in welcoming voice actor Mike McFarland for NekoCon 19!
Mike got his start in anime as one of the first voice actors in Texas to be hired by FUNimation Entertainment, and has since moved on to become a Director, Script Writer, and Line Producer for numerous anime series. Notable roles include Master Roshi and Yajirobe in Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z, Baby and Baby-Vegeta in Dragon Ball GT, Jean Kirstein in Attack on Titan, Goemon in Lupin The Third (Movie Specials), Ritsu Sohma in Fruits Basket, Lt. Jean Havoc in Fullmetal Alchemist, Cain in Trinity Blood, Buggy the Clown in One Piece, Amon in Tokyo Ghoul, “Ranka” Fujioka in Ouran High School Host Club, Estonia in Hetalia, as well as many others.
Visit our Guests page to learn more about Mike and our other guests!
Exhibitor information is now available for NekoCon 2016. Please visit the corresponding tabs to learn more!
Attendees! Check out our currently confirmed exhibitors so you can start preparing your shopping list!
The application period for REGULAR tables are now OPEN! Please remember that regular applications are lottery only. Make sure to review the artist alley page and the Artist Alley FAQ before submitting your application!
The application will be open through Tuesday, May 31, at 11:59 PM EST. We look forward to seeing your submissions!
The application period for PRO-ROW tables are now OPEN! Please remember that pro-row applications are JURIED only. The application will be open through Tuesday, May 3, at 11:59 PM EST, so ACT FAST! Make sure to review the artist alley page and as there have been a few changes made since last year.
Registration for NekoCon 19 is now available through EventBrite!
Please keep in mind that only members of NekoCon are eligible to attend. All events and areas of the convention center are for members only. NekoCon memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable. This means that you will not receive a refund if you are unable to attend NekoCon.
You may be asking yourself “why should I pre-register?” Benefits include early check-in Thursday night, allowing you to skip the registration line on Friday or Saturday. If you do check-in on Friday or Saturday the line is faster. In addition, your membership helps us prepare for the event and special projects while saving you money!
We hope to see you this year!
Now that Spring has sprung and we’re out of hibernation, it’s time for another guest announcement! Please welcome voice actor Lisle Wilkerson!
Lisle Wilkerson grew up in Tokyo, Japan. She speaks fluent Japanese, and does voice work is done in both English and Japanese. She is the powerhouse behind some of the gaming industry’s most popular female fighting characters, such as Nina Williams and Christie Monteiro (Tekken series), Sarah Bryant from the Virtua Fighter series, as well as Shenmue II.
To learn more about Lisle and the other guests joining us this year, click here!
We have just received word this morning that our main hotel for NekoCon, the Embassy Suites by Hilton, is completely booked! We will keep our link live just in case rooms become available. With that in mind, we have opened up a second overflow block at the Hampton Inn by Hilton, which begin at $99 a night (before taxes and fees).
To check out more information about the hotel and other lodging options, please our Hotels page!
Still need to book a room for NekoCon 19? Well you’re in luck! We have just opened a room block at the Courtyard by Marriott Hampton. Rooms begin at $84 a night (before taxes and fees) and space is VERY limited! To check out more information about the hotel and other lodging options, please our Hotels page!
We know the event has just ended but we’re bringing you a second guest announcement for NekoCon 19! Please welcome voice actor Bryce Papenbrook!
Bryce Papenbrook has been a professional voice over artist since the age of eight. He was introduced to the voice acting scene by his father, Bob Papenbrook, and has continued the trade in his footsteps.
Bryce has performed in numerous video games, cartoons, and television shows. Some recent roles include Eren in Attack on Titan, Kirito in Sword Art Online, Rin Okumura in Blue Exorcist, Masaomi Kida in Durarara!!, and Adrien/Cat Noir in Miraculous Ladybug.
To learn more about Bryce and our other guests, make sure to visit our Guests page!
Please welcome our first official guest announcement for NekoCon 19: voice actor Cherami Leigh!
Cherami Leigh has been in the industry for 20 years. She has been in over 75 commercials, and has worked on over 100 anime projects including Lucy in Fairy Tail, Asuna in Sword Art Online, Road in D.Gray-man, Lizzie in Black Butler, and Patty in Soul Eater!
To learn more about Cherami, and keep an eye on future guests, visit our Guests page!