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Otakon’s Attendence Grows, Up Nearly 5,000 From the Previous Year

The official attendance for Otakon 2018 has bounced back up from a slower year, Otakorp Inc. has announced. The final number, including all departments, is 29,293.

The number is up roughly 5,000 from the 2017 final number of 24,894. The final attendance
number includes total memberships/attendees, both pre-registered and at door, as well as staff,
dealers, artists, industry, contractors, guests, and members of the registered press.

Significantly, the total number of paid registrations — 26,590 — exceeds last year’s total
attendance numbers, according to convention president Andrew Zerrlaut.

This was the second year the convention was held in Washington, D.C.

Otakon 2019 will be held from July 26 to 28 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center,
Washington, D.C.