Saboten Con 2016 Welcome Gamers and Otaku in Arizona

Saboten Con 2014 Cosplay Assassins Creed Link Dark Link Guren Lagunn
Photo from Saboten Con 2014

Each year in Phoenix,  Saboten Con attracts thousands of anime fans and gamers for one of the biggest fan events in the state of Arizona. Saboten Con is an anime convention held in Downtown Phoenix which is host to various voice actors, cosplayers, and fans who celebrate the world of Japanese animation. Because anime and video games cross over so much, there’s also plenty to do for gamers.

Here is a list of the voice acting guests many of which have worked in video games:

  • Kaoru Hayano
  • Eric Stuart
  • Tara Platt
  • Yuri Lowenthal
  • Lisle Wilkerson
  • Kyle Hebert
  • David Vincent
  • Carrie Keranen
  • Erica Mendez

Here are most of the gaming panels scheduled for this year’s Saboten Con:

  • Dratini on the Rocks perform Video Game Covers!
  • Arizona Pok?mon Go Community Pok?meet
  • Ask Undertale
  • Beginner’s Guide to Being a GM
  • Buried Treasure
  • DDR tips n tricks
  • Do You Even Rift?
  • Dragon Quest: Historia
  • Earthbound 101
  • Fire Emblem: DATES
  • Five Nights at Meme’s
  • Freeware Games with RPG Maker
  • Kingdom Hearts In-Character Q&A
  • Left 4 Dead In-Character Q&A
  • Legend of Zelda: Through the Ages
  • Let’s Play; Getting Started & What You Need.
  • Neko Atsume: Rare Cats Q&A
  • Never Deal with a Dragon
  • Persona dance-off
  • Phoenix Wright’s Trials and CONtradictions
  • So You’re Into Otome Games?
  • Tales from the Borderlands
  • Team Rocket Training Camp
  • The Youtube Panel
  • Top Visual Novels (on steam)
  • Video Game Story Time!
  • TRASE Overtime
  • Tyranobuilder 101: Make your own Visual Novel!
  • Video Game Voice Acting
  • War Stories: Table Top RPG Edition
  • What is tabletop gaming?
  • Who’s That Mon?
  • WTF!! gaming
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! 20 Years of Dueling

Another big thing with this convention is the cosplayers. There are many guest cosplayers as well as local and international attendees who come in amazing costumes. It’s definitely a must see. There’s also usually a video game room at each Saboten Con with a variety of titles ranging from console games to arcade games.

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