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With this year convention done. I think its time to start the 2017 thread for guest suggestion.

Cosplayers: Garnet Runestar

Japanese Game music composers: Yasunori Mitsuda

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Here are my suggestions for 2017:

North American Voice Actors:
Liam O'Brien
Steve Blum
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn
Kirk Thornton
Kari Wahlgren
Luci Christian
Laura Bailey
Travis Willingham
Lex Lang
Richard Epcar
Skip Stellrecht
Michelle Ruff
Barbara Goodson
Marc Diraison
Carrie Keranen
Erica Mendez
Christine Marie Cabanos

Industry Guests:
Discotek Media

Japanese Voice Actors:
Akira Kamiya
Akio Otsuka
Koichi Yamadera
Toshio Furukawa
Tomokazu Seki
Megumi Toyoguchi
Mamoru Miyano
Norio Wakamoto
Yuichi Nakamura
Megumi Hayashibara
Maaya Uchida

Jam Project

Anime Expert Panelists:
Anime World Order Podcasters (Daryl Surat, Clarissa Graffeo, Gerald Rathkolb)
Mike Toole
Neil Nadelman
Helen McCarthy
Jonathan Clements

Mangakas: (Otakuthon seems to have really neglected the importance of mangakas to anime.)
Naoki Urasawa
Eiji Otsuka
Kazuo Koike
Masashi Kishimoto
Go Nagai
Tetsuo Hara
Kazuki Takahashi
Akira Toriyama

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Fri Aug 12, 2016 11:36 pm
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Here I go again!


- Haruka Tomatsu (戸松 遥 Tomatsu Haruka), voice actress & singer
- LiSA (織部 里沙 Oribe Risa), singer
- Eir Aoi (藍井 エイル Aoi Eiru), singer
- Kalafina (大滝若奈 Ōtaki Wakana, 窪田啓子 Kubota Keiko & 政井光 Masai Hikaru), singers
- Momoiro Clover Z (ももいろクローバーZ Momoiro Kurōbā Zetto), idol group
- Yuki Kajiura (梶浦 由記 Kajiura Yuki), music composer
- Hiroyuki Sawano (澤野 弘之 Sawano Hiroyuki), music composer
- Yoko Kanno (菅野 よう子 Kanno Yōko), music composer
- Shirō Sagisu (鷺巣 詩郎 Sagisu Shirō), music composer
- Joe Hisaishi (藤澤 守 Fujisawa Mamoru), music composer
- Yoshitaka Amano (天野 喜孝 Amano Yoshitaka), illustrator & character designer
- Sakizo (早紀蔵), illustrator

Voice Actors:

- Chris & Greg Ayres: They're brothers


*: Former participants to the World Cosplay Summit, thus ideal to judge the WCS Canadian Preliminaries


- Twinfools & Nova VandorWolf, Vancouver
- Vickybunnyangel & Trickylove, Toronto
- DiGi Rin, Toronto


- Ichigo Kitty: She enjoyed Otakuthon when she attended it in 2016. She would be delighted to be invited as a Guest!
- Maridah
- Crystal Graziano
- Melfina
- Aicosu: Duo consisting of Sheila Santa Maria & Sylar Warren
- Ger Tysk
- Vampy Bit Me
- MangoSirene: Invited as Guest to Animara Con 2016
- *Katie Cosplays (WCS 2012)
- Akuriko
- Sushi Monster
- Junkers Cosplay: Should be invited with his protégée JS Cosplay
- Volpin Props
- J. Hart Design

Latin America:

- *Yuki LeFay, Brazil (WCS 2007)


- Shoko & Jérôme, France
- SakuraFlamme, France
- *Calssara, Germany (WCS 2009, 2011): Her partner Elffi was Guest at Otakuthon in 2015
- Nebulaluben, Spain
- Shappi, Poland
- Lady Zero, Poland: Lives in Montreal but is still Polish
- Ryoko-Demon, Russia
- Dragomira & Soryane, Switzerland (WCS 2016): Twin cosplayers

Asia & Oceania:

- Reika, Japan: Was Guest at Anime North 2016
- *TaeYeon Minemes, South Korea (WCS 2012)
- *Yuki Godbless, Thailand (WCS 2011, 2015)
- Jesuke, Singapore
- *AmenoKitarou, Australia (WCS 2012)
- *Tsubaki, Australia (WCS 2009, 2012)


- Lindsey Stirling, violinist: Has already performed in Montreal but not at a convention
- The Ishter, pianist


- Charles Dunbar, anime anthropologist: Was Guest at Anime North 2016

Conventions 2015:
KC | GC | NC | MCC (SAT) | OTK | CTC | AMC

Conventions 2016:
G-A? | NC? | AN? | MCC? | OTK | CTC? | OTKHP

Cosplay/Outfits 2015:
Black & green combat photographer attire | All-black combat photographer attire | White & navy war correspondent attire

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Mon Aug 15, 2016 12:56 am
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I would like to see some Youtubers for the next Otakuthon.
Youtubers like:
Glass Reflection (anime reviewer)
Gigguk (anime topics (reviews, comedy, and thoughts))
Domics (animated shorts)


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I'll keep on asking for Erin Fitzgerald, since my wish came true for Karen Strassman to appear this year. :D

Wed Nov 23, 2016 8:28 pm
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For the 2017 guest of honor, I would love to see the following cosplayers:

Alyson Tabbitha

Plz make this happen for this year (if you can)! :D

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Wed Dec 28, 2016 7:38 pm
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Hello guys, time to invite your favourite Idols\Stars for Otakuthon 2017 to make this event even more exciting!
Here are my top 10 suggestions; I'd like to hear about your suggestions too!!

1. Yamapi (Yamashita Tomohisa) (Jpop Singer)
2. Kyary pamyu pamyu (Jpop singer)
3. Nobuhiko Okamoto (Seiyuu of Rin Okumura and Takumi Usui)
4. One Ok Rock (Rock Band)
5. Yuegene Fay (Famous Cosplayer)
6. Utada Hikaru (Jpop singer)
7. Ali Hillis (Ligntning Voice Actor from Final Fantasy XIII )
8. Kensho Ono (Seiyuu of Kuroko Tetsuya from Kuruko basketball)
9. Steve Burton (Cloud Strife dubber )
10. Amouranth (kaitlyn siragusa) (Cosplayer)


Tue Feb 07, 2017 10:12 pm
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That's my jam:

1. ONE OK ROCK (Jrock)
2. UVERworld (Jrock)
3. NANO (ナノ) (Jrock)
4. YAMAPI (Jpop)
6. ROOKIEZ is PUNK'D (Jrock)
7. YUEGENE (Cosplayer)
9. Nobuhiko Okamoto (Seiyuu)
10. Utada Hikaru (Jpop)

Make this come true!!

Tue Feb 07, 2017 10:37 pm
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