Triad Anime Con Canned Food Drive

anime-bread-typesWould you like to move to the front of a line? Perhaps an autograph line or for seating for an event? We’re collecting canned goods for the local foodbank. Bring them to the registration/admission table and for every 6 you donate, you will get a ticket to jump to the front of a line. Whoever donates the most canned goods will get a free badge for next year. Easy on the creamed corn!

Guest announcement: Ronald B. Seaman Jr!

Megacon boundRonald B. Seaman Jr. (aracknoid3 Cosplay) Served 25 years in the U.S. Army. He was medically retired and subsequently spent 3 years in and out of various hospitals around the country. He began building costumes as a form of physical therapy, at the urging of his son. He quickly realized he had a knack for it. His niece (Sellexie Cosplay) learn of this and urged him to go to his 1st convention. He has never looked back. Fully embracing the world of Cosplay he’s has attended various conventions, competed and has been awarded, and built for others. He truly believes Cosplay is for everyone and all should experience it at least once in their lifetime.

Carolina Manga Library Hours posted

librarylogo-909x1024The Carolina Manga Library is a non-profit organization that sets up free libraries at conventions for all attendees to enjoy. They bring over 3000 manga, American graphic novels, webcomics, and novels for fans to enjoy. By setting up a quiet place for people to relax at conventions, the Library seeks to promote literacy through the medium that they love.
The Library was founded in 2013, debuting at Nashicon in Columbia, South Carolina. Since then, the Library has been guests at conventions all over the Southern states and their collection becomes larger with every passing month, having expanded to all forms of graphic novels. Their expert staff of librarians and library assistants are also experts in all things manga and graphic novels, so feel free to ask them for recommendations for new series!

Library Hours:
Friday: 3pm -10pm
Saturday: 10am – 10pm
Sunday: 10am – 3pm

Advance purchase admission is now available!

You can now purchase passes for Triad Anime Con 2016. Pricing for advance 2016 admission is as follows:
3day pass: $34
Friday pass: $20
Saturday pass: $20
Sunday pass: $10

Click on the admission link at the top of the page to being your purchase!

2016 Cosplay Contest rules posted!

If you are interested in entering our Cosplay Contest, please click here to read the updated rules for 2016.

Guest announcement: Chii Sakurabi!

Chii2015Chii Sakurabi is a J-POP singer and recording artist from Tokyo, Japan. Chii is known for her high-energy music, angelic voice, and kawaii style! In late 2011, Chii’s breakout first album Mirage was released. It featured a unique electro-pop style with fantasy themes, as well as a mixture of English and Japanese lyrics. In 2014, Chii’s music evolved dramatically creating a distinct and dynamic sound with her second album Moon Princess, based on the Japanese fairytale character Princess Kaguya.
Chii has performed live concerts at various pop culture festivals and anime conventions around the world, in such countries as the United States, France, Mexico, Canada, New Zealand, Netherlands, Costa Rica, and Japan. Chii is very excited to perform for the first time in Winston-Salem! It’s going to be a show you will not want to miss!
Visit Chii online at: chiisakurabi.com & facebook.com/ChiiSakurabi

Artist Alley submissions for 2016 are now open

You can now apply for Artist Alley for 2016. To begin your application, please click here. Good luck!

Guest announcement: Erika Harlacher!

ErikaHarlacher_Headshot01Erika is an up and coming American voice actress in the anime, gaming, and cartoon industry. She’s best known for her roles as Ami Kawashima in TORADORA!, Kyoko Kirigiri in the DANGANRONPA games, Sukuyo Mankanshoku in KILL LA KILL on Toonami, and Princess Asseylum Vers Allusia in ALDNOAH.ZERO. Other credits include YUKI YUNA IS A HERO, KILLER INSTINCT, SWORD ART ONLINE, ATELIER AYESHA, OMEGA QUINTET, ACCEL WORLD, MAGI, and more.