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Introducing South Florida’s Newest Anime Festival: Otakufest

Posted at 10:31 AM, Jul 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-11 10:31:41-04

The Con season is not over yet! Otakufest is South Florida's newest anime, cosplay, gaming and music festival. Here's what you can expect at Otakufest.

"Some of your favorite voice actors from your favorite anime such as My Hero Academia, Shield Hero and Goblin Slayer. We also have some video game voice actors from Overwatch to Apex Selection," said Winji Mesadieu, Founder of Otakufest.

Otakufest isn't your typical convention. It's actually an experience.

"We're a two day festival, so we're trying new things. We're adding new elements of music, karaoke, and a dance party in the evening. We're going to try our best to have a great fan experience for the attendees, so that they can meet their favorite voice actors, guests and cosplayers," said Mesadieu.


And bring your best cosplay because Cosplaying will be essential.

"We're going to have four cosplay contest over the two days. WE're gonna have a masquerade which is the main contest , in addition to a runway contest. If you're at any level then one of those should fit your style," said Mesadieu.

Otakufest goes down Labor Day weekend, August 31st and September 1st at the Miami Airport Convention Center. For tickets go to

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