Tsubasacon 2018 is Friday October 5th to Sunday October 7th at the Big Sandy Superstore Area and Conference Center in Huntington. This year’s theme is Fantasy/RPG.
Guests for this year are David Vincent (Jo Jo’s Bizarre Adventure, Hunter x Hunter), Paul St. Peter (Kingdom Hearts, Digimon), Megan Shipman (New Game, Show by Rock), Jeannie Tirado (Black Clover, Tokyo Ghoul); musical guests Mickey Mason, game show host Greggo, guests panelists Vitamin H and Mako Gems Productions.
Events at the con include. anime viewing rooms, guests Q&A and autographs, game shows, concerts, masquerade ball on Friday night and Saturday night dance, fan panels and guest panels, workshops, AMV League Contest, yoga, cosplay contest on Saturday, the Carolina Manga Library, artist alley, vendors, foam combat from Blackfire Valley Amtgard and The Imperial Legion, panels from fans and guests, photoshoots, and more.
For video games area Rare Drops will have consoles for play, Japanese arcade machines from Tokyo Attack, pachinko machines from Pachinko Fever, Room-Scale VR from Key Virtual Events, and a Mobile Gaming area. Table-top games for this year include D&D Adventure League from Time Warp Games, Warhammer and other wargames demos from Dragon Den, tabletop demos from Envoy, Pathfinder Society, Call of Cthulhu, board game library from Huntington Unplugged Gaming Society, Reaper Paint and Take on Saturday, card gaming demos and tournaments of Magic: The Gathering, Pokémon, Transformers, and Dragon Ball Super from The Goblin Traders, anime board games and RPG by Otaku@DEEP (which is me), and more.
Weekend passes at the door are $50. Day passes are $30 for Friday, $40 for Saturday, and $20 for Sunday. You can also get a Gaming only badge, which allows you into the arena with the table-top and video game areas, for $40. Day passes for this is $20 for Friday, $30 for Saturday, and $10 for Sunday. Children ten and under get in free. Kids from 12 to 18 can get in for $20.
Fans of anime and cosplay will finds lots to love at this con.