Kitsune Kon

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Kitsune Kon
Status Active
Genre Anime, Gaming[1]
Venue KI Convention Center
Location(s) Green Bay, Wisconsin
Country United States
Inaugurated 2011
Attendance 2,487 in 2015[2]
Website
http://www.kitsunekon.com/

Kitsune Kon is an annual three-day anime convention held during July at the KI Convention Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Programming[edit]

The convention typically offers arcade gaming, a boffer (foam weapons) room, costume contest, formal dance, gaming (console, table top, video), and merchandise vendors.[3][4][5][6] Its formal dance benefited the American Association for Cancer prevention in 2016.[6]

History[edit]

Kitsune Kon moved to the KI Convention Center due to growth.[3]

Event history[edit]

Dates Location Atten. Guests
February 25-27, 2011 Radisson Paper Valley Hotel
Appleton, Wisconsin
1,042[5] Chris Cason, Tiffany Grant, Page Kotalic, John Matson, Vic Mignogna, Yuko "Aido" Ota, and Ananth Panagariya.[7]
March 30 - April 1, 2012 Radisson Paper Valley Hotel
Appleton, Wisconsin
Curtis Arnott, Colleen Clinkenbeard, Michelle Ann Dunphy, Steve "Warky" Nunez, Laura Post, and Lisle Wilkerson.[8]
March 22-24, 2013 Radisson Paper Valley Hotel
Appleton, Wisconsin
1,795[9] Curtis Arnott, Martin Billany, Preston Cowley, Tanglwyst De Holloway, Scott Frerichs, Darrel Guilbeau, Nick Landis, Steve "Warky" Nunez, Laura Post, David Vincent, White Girl, and Lisle Wilkerson.[9]
March 21-23, 2014 Radisson Paper Valley Hotel
Appleton, Wisconsin
2,210[10] Chris Cason, Tiffany Grant, Steve "Warky" Nunez, and Jan Scott-Frazier.[10]
March 20-22, 2015 Hyatt on Main, Green Bay
Green Bay, Wisconsin
2,487[2] Richard Epcar, Faecakes, Natalie Hoover, Joel McDonald, Andre "DJ Jinrei" Smith, and Ellyn Stern.[2]
July 22-24, 2016 KI Convention Center
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Arc Impulse, Thomas M. Baxa, D.C. Douglas, Erin Fitzgerald, Quinton Flynn, Atelier Heidi, Joel McDonald, ProJared, Chris Rager and Jon St. John.[11]
July 14-16, 2017 KI Convention Center
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Colleen Ann O'Shaughnessey, Jon St. John, and Paul St. Peter.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kovarik, Terry (March 20, 2015). "Anime Fans Flock to Kitsune Kan". WFRV. Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c "Kitsune Kon 2015 Information". AnimeCons.com. Retrieved 2016-10-24. 
  3. ^ a b McMahon, Todd (July 23, 2016). "Gaming, anime fanatics flock to 'Geek Bay'". Green Bay Press Gazette. Retrieved 25 October 2016. 
  4. ^ Mays, Gabrielle (March 20, 2015). "Convention center filled with animation and video game fans". Fox 11. Retrieved 25 October 2016. 
  5. ^ a b "Kitsune Kon comes to Green Bay". Fox 11. July 22, 2016. Retrieved 25 October 2016. 
  6. ^ a b "Kitsune Kon Spells Geek Oasis this July". The Scene. July 8, 2016. Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  7. ^ "KitsuneKon 2011 Information". AnimeCons.com. Retrieved 2016-10-24. 
  8. ^ "Kitsune Kon 2012 Information". AnimeCons.com. Retrieved 2016-10-24. 
  9. ^ a b "Kitsune Kon 2013 Information". AnimeCons.com. Retrieved 2016-10-24. 
  10. ^ a b "Kitsune Kon 2014 Information". AnimeCons.com. Retrieved 2016-10-24. 
  11. ^ "Kitsune Kon 2016 Information". AnimeCons.com. Retrieved 2016-10-24. 
  12. ^ "Kitsune Kon 2017 Information". AnimeCons.com. Retrieved 2017-01-17. 

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Coordinates: 44°31′5″N 88°0′40″W / 44.51806°N 88.01111°W / 44.51806; -88.01111