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About Otakuthon

Otakuthon is Quebec's largest festival celebrating Japanese animation (anime), graphic novels (manga), related gaming, and pop culture.

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The first of its kind in Montreal, Otakuthon is a full-fledged, fan-run, bilingual anime convention that features a number of special guests as well as many activities and events spotlighting anime, manga, video games, artwork, and Japanese culture.

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(Who Wants To Be A Contest Host?)

From Lucky Stars to Mighty Mice, we invite each of you to take part in any number of our contests during your stay at Otakuthon. Impress everyone with whatever you've got to win any of our prize packs.

Contests Descriptions

Anime Categories

Name all the anime and manga titles that you can think of from a chosen theme.  First team to run out of answers... loses.

Anime Mystery Dating Game

Four participants are randomly drawn.  One participant is the "date" and the other three are "suitors".  The date poses questions to the potential suitors and, based on their answers, ranks the suitors from first to third place.

Anime Name that Tune

In this popular contest contestants must guess the name of the anime tune being played in 15 seconds or less to gain a point.  The contestant with the highest score at the end wins.

Anime Win, Lose, or Draw

Groups of three contestants, randomly drawn, compete by correctly guessing what's being drawn on the board by one of their teammates.  The group with the most points at the end wins.

Best Otaku

How much of an Otaku are you?  Answer every anime, video game and j-pop quiz question to prove who among us is the Best Otaku!

Mimic Like You Want to Win 

An interactive memory game where you need to get physical! Are you flexible? How good is your memory? What about your acting? Watch a video clip of a dance, dialogue or "technique" then mimic it what you saw. It could be anything from the poses and dialogue of the Sailor Moon introduction to the Kamehameha in DBZ!

Ningen-Senkan (Sensuikan - Human Battleship Game)

It's very simple:  2 captains will battle against each other with 5 ships each (5 cosplayers)!  Each "ship" will advance on their leader's command. They will sink any enemy ships they encounter.

Are you up for the challenge?  Come and register yourself with or without a team!!

Will you get chosen to play the ultimate battle!?

Trixy's Surprise Egg

Ever wish to win the lottery?  Well here is your big chance to win big time!  Participants of all ages can come and try their luck.  It's a simple choice between a plain envelope and the Golden Egg.  Will you play it safe and take the revealed prize in the envelope or will you risk it and give up the envelope prize for a chance to get what's inside the Golden Egg?

Uta Panic

A challenge for all you anime song connoisseurs! You will be expected to be able to know your songs very well because you may be asked to sing it (lyrics are provided), name the song title (not the anime), recognize parts of the lyrics and more...To be fair, we will be using the French and English versions in addition to the Japanese originals. Will you be up to the challenge?

Yurika Kart

A life sized board game based off of Mario Kart. Players move at the roll of a dice and will be able to pick up items that will help them win the race!