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Katsucon, an annual 3-day fan convention held in the D.C. metro area for multicultural enthusiasts and entertainment, is excited to bring you Katsucon 2020, February 14th-16th, 2020.

Groups of 10 or more qualify for a discount of $5 per group member off the pre-registration price. There is no group registration discount if you register at the door. Individual tickets are not convertible to group registrations after purchase. If you wish to register as a group, please contact [email protected]

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 We Are Katsucon

Katsucon is an annual 3-day fan convention held in the D.C. metro area for multicultural enthusiasts and entertainment.


Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center
201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD 20745
(301) 965-4000 – reservations
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  Latest Katsucon News

Thank you to everyone who came to #Katsucon2020! Thank you to all our amazing staff, volunteers and guests. You were the best Valentines we could have ever dreamed of. We'll see you next year for #Katsucon2021!

About 2 days ago from Katsucon (tired from Katsucon)'s Twitter via Twitter Web App



Show your Katsucon Badge

Welcome Katsucon Show your Katusucon Badge February 14-16, 2020 and receive special offers at these participating stores and restaurants. For details visit Tanger Outlets Panda Tea House Sauciety – The Westin The Capital Wheel Granite City Rosa Mexicana Mezeh Zaaf – Made in Africa Savannah’s Candy Kitchen A Beautiful Closet Shake Shack The Brass…


2020 Marvel Photoshoot Announcement

Calling all Spies, Assassins, and Heroes!   Katsucon and Marvel are teaming up once again for the annual Marvel cosplay photoshoot! Assemble your teams, Super Heroes and villains alike, and show your best for a chance to be featured on the official Marvel social media channels and on! The official Katsucon Marvel cosplay shoot will…


Masquerade Registration Opens January 8

Registration opens for the Masquerade on WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8st at 10 AM and will close FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1st at 11:59:59PM. A link for submission will appear at the top of this page and will NOT be activated until the given time.





The Geek Comedy Tour

Comedy Group

The Geek Comedy Tour is a collective of the funniest stand-up comedians from the Washington DC area. Each one is an experienced comic, having performed at bars, clubs, and colleges all over the East Coast. Telling their normal jokes to normal audiences but all of that was about to change. There was something ...
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The Capital Area Jodokai

The Capital Area Jodokai

Japanese Cultural Institute Panelist

The Capital Area Jodokai is a proud member of the Capital Area Budokai, and we practice Shindo Muso Ryu, a traditional Japanese martial art that is over 400 years old.  The main focus of the art is the staff, or Jo, though we also practice sword several ancillary arts including cane, truncheon (jutte), and ...
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Mick Wignert

Mick Wingert

Voice Actor

You may know him as Po, the panda on the new Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny, Iron Man in Marvel Avengers Assemble: Black Panther’s Quest, or as Slappy, the deranged ventriloquist’s dummy in Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween, but these are just the tip of the iceberg for California native, Mick Wingert. ...
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Comiku Girls

Comiku Girls

Japanese Cultural Institute Panelist

The Comiku Girls, Akiko Meigetsu & Li Izumi, are celebrating their 10-year anniversary attending the convention circuit along the eastern seaboard and beyond. Each has had a pencil (or brush) in their hand since they could hold one, & have been telling stories since they could talk. At conventions, they ...
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Gabriel Djinn Sensei - Martial Artist

Gabriel Djinn Sensei

Martial Arts Instructor/ Japanese Cultural Institute Panelist

Gabriel Djinn is an accomplished martial artist who began his journey in 1986. He studied various open hand arts until 2001 including Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Ninjitsu, Aikido and Ninpo. In 1996 Gabriel started to cross into weapons arts of the Samurai, focusing initially on katana based arts like Iaido, Batto-do and ...
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