We’re excited to announce the return of Kyle Hebert for NekoCon 20!
Kyle Hebert is a Los Angeles-based anime and video game voice actor. Just a few roles you may recognize him from include the Narrator and Teen Gohan from the Funimation dub of Dragonball Z , Ryu from Street Fighter 5 and Wreck-It Ralph, and Kamina from Gurren Lagann.
To learn more about Kyle and his other roles visit our guest page!
So you have decided to come to NekoCon and you are thinking, “Man I really don’t want to drive back and forth between home and the convention center every day. I wonder if there is a place I can crash at that’s close by?” Well fear not for we have arranged for awesome rates!
Reservation links are now live for the Embassy Suites Hampton Roads (our main hotel) and the Courtyard by Marriott Hampton for NekoCon 20!
The special room rate will be available until October 4, or until the group block sells out, whichever comes first. Act fast, because the hotel sells out fast! We will be adding additional room blocks as they become available.
A big THANK YOU to everyone who joined us this past weekend for NekoCon 19! We hope you had a great time and look forward to seeing you next year for NekoCon 20… the Catpocalypse!
Mark your calendars and join us again next year at the Hampton Roads Convention Center, November 3-5! Keep an eye on the website and social media as we already have some exciting announcements for next year!
You still have until Wednesday to purchase a membership via Eventbrite! The cost is the at-door pricing ($55) plus the Eventbrite fee. You will be able to get in as early as Thursday to pick up your badge and enjoy that evening’s programming.
If you would like to purchase your membership at door, below is the pricing structure for this year. Please keep in mind that we do not sell “day badges.” Instead we implement a tiered system for badge pricing.
- Child Membership (6-12 years old) – $25 throughout the weekend
- Adult Membership
- Badge purchased on Friday (valid Fri.-Sun.): $55
- Badge purchased on Saturday (valid Sat.-Sun.): $45
- Badge purchased on Sunday (valid Sun. only): $35
We will accept cash or card. No personal check will be accepted.
The online schedule is now live!
We are using Sched again this year, which will allow you to create a login (if you haven’t already) and create your own schedule which you can share via social media!
If you missed the pre-registration deadline we have extended online sales until Wednesday, November 2. You can visit the registration page, or the “tickets” tab in Sched. Cost is at-door pricing plus the Eventbrite fee, but you will be able to pick up your badge as early as Thursday evening.
Less than ONE WEEK!
A big shout out to everyone who entered NekoCon’s Hyper Karaoke Battle Royale – sign-ups are now closed! Make sure to join the fun on Friday, November 4, from 6-10PM in Panel 1.
Please welcome back featured panelist Game Guy for NekoCon 19!
Jason aka the “Game Guy” is excited to return to NekoCon for his fifth year to the convention. He will be hosting two versions of his “NekoCon Game Show hosted by Game Guy.” Contestants will be picked from the audience to play crazy games for prizes and there will be door prizes at each game show for attendees. So don’t miss either show!
He will also be in the Video Game Room hosting “Surprise Game Tournaments” all weekend. You don’t need to be an expert in the game to sign up, in fact you won’t even have to know which game you’ll be playing when you do. So everyone should be at the same level. Everyone who participates will get a prize, so be sure to sign up at the Virginia Lottery tent before all the spaces fill up.
All games, fun and prizes from Game Guy are sponsored by the Virginia Lottery. We’re Game!
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Click here for the list of artists joining us in Artist Alley this year!
Click here for the list of exhibitors joining us in the Exhibitors Hall this year!
NekoCon’s selected charity for this year’s event is The Virginia Living Museum! Throughout the weekend you will be able to support this wonderful organization’s conservation and education efforts in Hampton Roads and beyond!
The Virginia Living Museum is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2016 – 50 years of stimulating knowledge, awareness and appreciation of the living world.
Created by two community organizations to promote science education, the museum continues to be a museum leader in its use of native wildlife to present its message. Museum visitors encounter more habitats, wildlife and plant species than would be encountered in a lifetime of outdoor adventures in Virginia. The exhibits showcase all of the state’s regions from the upland coves of the Appalachian Mountains to the salty offshore waters of the Atlantic Ocean and feature more than 250 different animal species, including 11 that are endangered or threatened.
The museum is located at 524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News. It is open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For more information visit NekoCon’s Charity Page, call 757-595-1900, or visit thevlm.org.
Please welcome cosplay guests and actors, Kim and Misty Ormiston!
Kim and Misty Ormiston are best known for their roles in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 as Leeg 1 and Leeg 2, the badass, devoted sister soldiers in Katniss’s Star Squad “451.” In addition to performing various roles on SyFy they have walked the runways in New York for top brands such as Christian Dior and posed for several magazine spreads on covers such as Maxim. The duo also direct, edit, and write their own short films.
Loves of creativity, versatility, and originality, the twins have the ability to transform from female to male model and have an awesome time rocking this ability when they cosplay. Their favorites include Edward Scissorhands and Sweeney Todd, the Goblin King Jareth and Goblin, and Gambit and Rogue.
To learn more about Kim, Misty, and the rest of our guest line-up, visit our Guests page!