Kami-Con Season 12 “StarshipWrecked” is over, and this year’s Kami-Con was terrific as always.
Kami-Con is Alabama’s largest Anime and Gaming Comic-Con. Kami-Con is a 3-day convention that attracts 9,000 attendees that celebrates comics, anime & manga, sci-fi, geek culture, cosplay, tabletop & video gaming, TV shows, movies, and much, much more! There will be a plethora of special guests from voice actors of American animation and Japanese animation, to youtube celebrities and other stars. Kami-Con is also a uniquely interactive convention in that it features events that allow congoers to affect the outcome of its story!
Kami-Con is in its 12th season this year, it started off as a small convention in Tuscaloosa, and over the years it has grown into a three-day event that attracts thousands of people from all over the country. For the past several years, it has been held at The BJCC in Birmingham.
This year Kami-Con also featured lots of great stars from the world of anime, comics, tv, movies and youtube including Jacob Hopkins, Terrell Ransom Jr, Jim Cummings, Steve Blum, Elsie Lovelock, E. Jason Liebracht, Leah Clark, Rob Paulsen, Ryan Haywood, Shelby Rabara, Kazha, Jeremy Dooley, Cristina Nee, Zach Aguilar, Jad Saxton, Mr. Creepy Pasta, FAKKU !, Interpret As You Will, Samanta Inoue-Harte, Yaya Han, Aaron Pabon, Catherine Jones, Travis Wood, La Parfait, Vitamin H and more,.
One of the highlights of this year’s convention was a special Maid & Butler Cafe hosted by La Parfait.
The Alabama Garrison of the 501st Legion from Star Wars was on hand along with plenty of other sights and things to do, including a sizable Japanese arcade, video gaming, and tabletop gaming setup.
Special activities were held, including games of dodgeball, AMV Contest, Kami-Con Dance Contest, and more. There were rooms and panels to pique every con visitor’s interest.
Attendees also got to enjoy a unique 3D Concert featuring Vocaloid characters and a concert from Japanese Hit band Kazha. There was a cosplay contest held that featured some very elaborate costumes. Saturday’s activities ended with a big rave. If you missed this year Kami-Con you missed a lot. To stay up to date with next year's Kami-Con 13 so that you don’t miss out on the fun, check out their website for frequent updates at www.kamicon.net or follow Kami-Con on Facebook a https://www.facebook.com/officialkamicon.