Virtual anime convention experience at home!

SATURDAY & SUNDAY
AUGUST 15-16, 2020

11:00 AM EDT
11:00 PM EDT

ONLINE
NO TRAVEL NEEDED

$20 CAD
$15 USD

Join the fun!

Enjoy Otakuthon at home for the first time!

Visit our 2-day virtual convention on an interactive platform from the comfort of your home and enjoy all it has to offer.


 

  • Virtual Exhibition Hall

    Explore the virtual exhibition hall featuring industry, dealers and artists where you can browse their online merchandise catalogues and place orders to ship to your home address.

  • Main Events

    Visit the virtual main event streaming room featuring many of Otakuthon's staple events such as performances and competitions!

  • Video Games

    Join online video game channels to play with your friends from our platform's gaming wall!

  • Scavenger Hunt

    Keep an eye out as you navigate the virtual halls and corridors! Find hidden items throughout the virtual convention with a chance to win a prize for finding them!

  • Interactions

    Join chat rooms to discuss different topics with fellow attendees or start private conversations with a friend. Interact live with exhibitors and meet up with friends using one on one video and voice calls.

  • Panels

    Come learn about all kinds of subjects in two continuous panel tracks. After a panel you can ask the panel host questions by video or chat in the live streaming channel!

  • Guests

    Meet our guests at their panels! The full, detailed schedule will be available closer to the date of the event.

  • Game Shows

    Attend classic anime convention game shows for a chance to participate and compete to win prizes during the event at various times!

  • Leaderboard

    By exploring the convention you will be awarded points and rise in the Leaderboard. Those with the highest scores at the conclusion of the event will be eligible for prizes, offered by our partners.

  • Help Desk

    Having technical difficulties or need to ask for information during the event? Otakuthon staff and vFairs will be readily available to help answer any questions or concerns during the 2 day live event via chat!

Admission Price

Admission to the Otakuthon At Home virtual platform by vFairs is $15 USD/$20 CAD per account.


Pre-registration by July 15, 2020 includes

  • Mailed Otakuthon 2020 at home edition souvenir badge & postcard (to Canada and the USA only).
  • Two days of live content and the virtual exhibition hall.
  • Access to Otakuthon at home on the vFairs virtual event platform.
  • Access to online main events, panels, guests and more!
  • Access to the Otakuthon at home merchandise booth (T-shirt available for online purchase)
  • Access to a limited variety of non-live content for 30 days after the event

Registration after July 15, 2020 includes

  • Two days of live content and the virtual exhibition hall.
  • Access to Otakuthon at home on the vFairs virtual event platform.
  • Access to online main events, panels, guests and more!
  • Access to the Otakuthon at home merchandise booth (T-shirt and souvenir badge available for online purchase).
  • Access to a limited variety of non-live content for 30 days after the event


What does an account include?

  • One continuous track of Otakuthon main events.
  • Two continuous tracks of panels.
  • A virtual exhibition hall with dealers, industry and artists.
  • A customisable display name and avatar image for your online presence.
  • Prizes to be won by attending and engaging inside the platform!
  • A social lounge to chat, call and video conference with fellow attendees.
  • A variety of interactive video gaming streams for all skill levels and tastes.
  • In-platform information desk and technical support to optimize your virtual experience.

Frequently Asked Questions

Experience Otakuthon at Home for the first time!
Visit our 2-day virtual convention on an interactive platform from the comfort of your home and enjoy all it has to offer.

  • One continuous track of Otakuthon staple events.
  • Two continuous tracks of panels.
  • A virtual Exhibition Hall with Dealers, Industry and Artists.
  • A customisable display name and avatar image for your online presence.
  • Prizes to be won by attending and engaging inside the platform!
  • A social lounge to chat, call and video conference with fellow attendees.
  • A variety of interactive video gaming streams for all skill levels and tastes.
  • In-platform information desk and technical support to optimize your virtual experience.

Admission to the Otakuthon at Home virtual platform by vFairs is $15 USD/$20 CAD per account.
Pre-registration by July 15, 2020 includes:

  • Mailed Otakuthon 2020 at Home edition souvenir badge & postcard (to Canada and the USA only).
  • Access to Otakuthon at Home on the vFairs virtual event platform.
  • Access to online panels, Exhibition Hall, performances, guests, and more!
  • Two days of live content and access to the virtual Exhibition Hall.
  • Access to the Otakuthon at Home merchandise booth (T-shirt available for online purchase)
  • Access to a limited variety of non-live content for 30 days after the event

Registration after July 15, 2020 includes:

  • Access to Otakuthon at Home on the vFairs virtual event platform.
  • Access to online panels, Exhibition Hall, performances, guests Q&A and more!
  • Two days of live content and virtual Exhibition Hall.
  • Access to the Otakuthon at Home merchandise booth (T-shirt and souvenir badge available for online purchase).
  • Access to a limited variety of non-live content for 30 days after the event
Otakuthon at Home will be held on August 15-16, 2020 from 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM EDT. A limited variety of non-live content will be available for 30 days after the event.
Due to the requirements on the part of our online platform suppliers, you must be at least 16 years old on August 15, 2020 to participate.
Registration will be open until the live event ends on August 16, 2020 at 11:00 PM EDT.
When registering, you will be required to provide your full name as well as a display name. Your display name will be seen by other attendees.
On August 15, 2020 at 11:00 am EDT, the login button will accept your registration credentials to access the online venue.
No. You do not need to download or install any software to participate.
No. All activities can be enjoyed through video streams and chats. An internet connection is required.
The event is accessible from desktop, mobile and tablet devices. We recommended the use of Chrome or Firefox for the best experience.
Unfortunately, as stated in our registration policy, all registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable. For more information, please refer to the full details here.
Please send us an e-mail to athome@otakuthon.com with the full name and date of birth used during registration as well as your updated mailing address before July 15, 2020 11:00 PM EDT.
The Exhibition hall page will be updated soon, please come back later. Artists should send an e-mail to artistsarea@otakuthon.com, and dealers to dealers@otakuthon.com for any inquiry.
You can contact us at athome@otakuthon.com or reach out to us on Facebook and Instagram at any time before the event. For technical support or information during the event, please refer to our online Help Desk.
Accounts paid in full by July 15, 2020 will receive a pre-registration bonus of an Otakuthon at Home badge mailed to Canada and the USA only. Badges will be mailed in late July. All other orders for badges and T-shirts during the event on August 15-16, 2020 will be mailed in late August. If you have not received your badge one month after mailing, please contact athome@otakuthon.com before October 31, 2020.

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