Kumoricon - Oregon's Largest Anime Convention - Labor Day Weekend - September 4-6, 2010 - Hilton Portland and Executive Tower
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What is Kumoricon?

Kumoricon 2010

Over the years, Kumoricon has seen thousands of anime fans, lovingly called otaku, gathering together for one amazing weekend. We’re excited to bring these fans together for our 8th year.

Kumoricon takes place annually over Labor Day Weekend and this year we will be back at the Hilton Portland and Executive Tower hotel. We had a blast there last year despite some logistics problems, and we are hard at work figuring out how this year can be even better.

All weekend long you can expect to find something to do, from panels about the industry, individual shows, and Japanese culture, to video rooms to chill in—whatever your interests, you’ll find your niche. We’ll also have video games, CCG tournaments, dances, and contests to fill your time.

What is Anime?

A few of you probably found your way here because you saw all the people in great costumes having fun last year, yet you still aren’t sure what they were doing.

Well, at Kumoricon we celebrate all things anime and manga. Which are words that really just sum up any “cartoon” or comic book from Japan. Popular examples are shows such as Naruto, Dragon Ball Z, Ponyo, Speed Racer, and Pokémon. But to say anime is only for kids is like saying American sports are only for men. Anime and manga come in a wide variety, from workplace dramas to romance sagas to fantasy adventures. If you look, there is most likely an anime or manga for you.

Kumoricon 2010 will be held on Labor Day Weekend, September 4th through the 6th, at the Hilton Portland and Executive Tower. Please browse through the links on the left to find out more about registration, the hotel, events, contests, and guests. And please feel free to visit our contact page if you have any further questions!

Info at a glance…

Dates: Saturday-Monday, September 4-6, 2010 (Labor Day Weekend)

Location: Hilton Portland and Executive Tower
Heart of downtown Portland
921 SW 6th Ave
Portland, OR 97204
Hotel code, pricing, and details

Full weekend registration price: $45 at the door (very limited number of full weekend badges available)
Single days available, discount rates for under age 13, see full registration policies

Convention history: Started in 2003, attendance in 2009 was 4558, next event is our 8th annual event
History details

Activities: Always-open video rooms, gaming (console, LAN, and tabletop), exhibitors hall, artist alley, cosplay, panels, workshops, AMV, fan creation, guests of honor, dances.

Guests of Honor: Tiffany Grant, Todd Haberkorn, Sonny Strait, Kevin McKeever, Carl Horn, The Anime Hunters, Slightly Anime

Portland Police Bureau Sunshine Division
Mascot art by ruena