Tsubasacon occurs annually in Huntington, West Virginia at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena and Riverfront Ballroom and Conference Center. Huntington is located within three hours of the majority of West Virginia, Columbus, Cincinnati, Lexington, Louisville, and Christiansburg.
Tsubasacon is located within walking distance of Holiday Inn, Pullman Plaza, and Pullman Square where there are numerous dining options.
We want to thank all of the vendors who have filled out the vendor application form (this doesn't include artists).
Althought we'd love to get more vendors, our space is limited this year!
We've disabled the form for now and although we may not be able to email everyone, we'll let you know soon if you are accepted!
Lisle Wilkerson grew up in Tokyo, Japan. She is the powerhouse behind some of the gaming industry's most popular female fighting characters, such as Nina Williams and Christie Monteiro, Sarah Bryant from Virtual Fighter, Shenmue II, just to name a few.
As Tsubasacon prepares for its 11th year, we look to the future as an opportunity to not only grow in scope and attendance, but also to broaden our definition as a regional convention to include not only anime, but pop culture as a whole.
We are proud to officially announce that we welcome and represent ALL fandom groups such as science fiction/fantasy, comics etc., not just Japanese anime and culture.
Announcing a new event for 2014: Tsubasacon Cosplay’s Lip Sync For Your Life!
That’s right, this event is exactly what it sounds like! Tsubasacon wants to make a cosplay lip dub video, and this is YOUR chance to star in it!
The rules are simple: cosplay a character and perform a lip sync in costume. Your performance can be as literal as Ash Ketchum performing the Pokemon Theme Song, or as abstract as Princess Aurora performing Evanesence’s “Bring Me To Life.” No song is off-limits: American, Japanese, Disney, musicals, as long as it considered all-ages (censor if necessary) and fits your cosplay character concept!
So get creative, and remember- the winner gets to star in Tsubasacon’s first ever cosplay lip dub music video!
More details on the competition and how you can participate in Tsubasacon 2014's lip dub video will be coming soon! Stay tuned!
Eien Strife is a cosplay musical concert based on the story of four adventurers from the world of Terina. The group has been touring anime, comic, and gaming conventions all over the US and have recently released their first full length album "Full Speed Ahead." Their high energy show is a unique concert experience as the four members bring to life a story that has never been seen before. Having a sound that is directly influenced by anime and gaming soundtracks, the members of Eien Strife perform songs that share their adventures with the audience while interacting by way of animations and cosplay.
We are back starting our fifth season of Takatobi Radio! There are a few new surprises on the way including new content, new staff members and more! This also marks our 30th episode so be sure to tune in!
Artist Alley is where artists and crafters sell their handmade creations and comics. We are currently accepting applications.
The Masquerade contest at Tsubasacon is the highlight of Saturday evening’s programming.