Deadline for Alumni Badges approaching

The deadline for applying for Alumni badges is Wednesday, February 3rd for this year only. Any requests received after 2/3/16 will not be honored. If you are not sure if you are eligible for an Alumni badge, please contact


Deadline for Katsucon Press Pre-Registration Approaching

Katsucon 2015 press pre-registration over email will close on January 22nd.    If you wish to register for press after that date, you may do so in person at the Katsucon press registration booth located just outside the entrance to the main registration ballroom. Go to the Press Registration page for information on how to sign […]


Marvel returns to Katsucon and this time, it’s WAR!

After the huge success of last year’s Marvel cosplay photo event, Katsucon is thrilled to welcome back Marvel for a 10th Anniversary Marvel Comics Civil War Themed Event! Choose your side, Team Captain America or Team Iron Man, for a Cosplay photo face off like none before in a chance to be featured on Marvel’s […]

Karaoke Idol 2016 Announced!

The Karaoke Department is the proud host of the annual Katsucon Idol contest, open mic events, and for the first time ever, come test your memory at Karaoke Roulette! We are dedicated to providing our attendees with an all-encompassing music experience where anyone and everyone can be a star. Please see below for this year’s […]


The Hotel Waitlist is now full!

The waitlist for hotel rooms is now full. However there could be the possibility of cancellations. CONTACT THE GAYLORD VIA (301) 965-4000 to check for cancellations THANK YOU ALL FOR A SUCCESSFUL HOTEL RESERVATION RUN AND SEE YOU AT KATSUCON 2016

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Free Movie Screening at the JICC, Embassy of Japan

**This event is free and open to the public, but REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. ** This film is unrated and contains some scenes of violence and sexual situations. Viewer discretion is advised. Recommended ages: 15+. The Royal Space Force is established in Honnêamise – a fictional kingdom on a fictional planet. Although the force boasts 30 years […]

A DJ at Katsucon 2015

Interested in being a DJ at Katsucon 2016?

Interested in being a DJ at Katsucon 2016? Katsucon 2016 is shining on the horizon, we are proud to announce that we are accepting DJ applications for the Katsucon 2016 dance event! There’s a lot of excitement building as we put together plans for this years event, but we’d be lost without the talent and creative […]


Gaylord Sold Out!

GREETINGS KATSUCON NINJAS… I am happy and sad at the same time to announce that the Gaylord Resort and Convention Center at National Harbor, MD is now completely SOLD OUT… However there could be the possibility of cancellations. There are two ways to be notified or ascertain room openings. CONTACT THE GAYLORD VIA (301) 965-4000 […]


Artist Alley applications are currently being reviewed

Artist Alley applications are currently being reviewed and will be finalized by October 31. Any vendors that have been approved to have a table in Artist Alley will be contacted via email within the first two weeks of November. Any questions, please email Artist Alley. Thanks everyone for your submissions for Katsucon 2016!

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KATSUCON 2016 MODEL CONTEST ANNOUNCEMENT Yes, there will be a model contest! In concert with the theme of the convention being “Space”, the Model Contest will also be following in that direction as well. This does not mean you can’t do your own thing if you want to. The theme is an extra nudge to […]