Media Accreditation Request for Otakuthon 2019

We are accepting requests for media badges starting from April 2019.

Kindly send an email to and include the following information:

Your request will then be reviewed by our media committee.

Before submitting your application, please ensure that you meet the following criteria:

Please note that even if you respect the elements listed above, it does not guarantee your media accreditation. Kindly wait for the media committee's email decision.

The deadline to send your media accreditation request by email is August 8, 2019. Any accreditation request sent by email after this date will be dismissed. Please directly present yourself to the media office near the ticket kiosk for any last minute requests.


For any request regarding interviews with a spokesperson for the festival or for any questions concerning the press, please contact:

Otakuthon Press Releases

Visit the 'Otakuthon Press Releases' page for the latest annoucements.

Who's talking about us?

La Presse - August 2018:

Des passionnés de culture japonaise réunis à Montréal

The Link - August 2018:

Festival Review: Otakuthon, a Weekend Where Weebs and Otakus Can Go Wild

Journal de Montréal - August  2017:

Otakuthon: plus qu'une histoire de manga

Radio-Canada -August 2017:

Pour l'amour du dessin japonais

Le Devoir - August 2017:

Incarner son idole au festival d'anime Otakuthon

The Gazette - August 2016:

Anime and manga fans converge on Montreal for annual convention