Shuto Con - “It's all about U!”

...and it IS all about you! Shuto Con is Lansing's Annual Anime Convention, happening at the Lansing Center and Radisson Hotel on March 23rd-25th, 2018. Our convention is a three day event held in Lansing, MI that is going on its 8th action packed year! While Shuto Con has lots of great programming and panels to offer our attendees, our major focus is on our wonderful Artists and the art of Interactive Cosplaying!

Starting Friday morning at the Lansing Center and Radisson Hotel Lansing our convention will run from 9AM until 6PM Sunday afternoon. We will have several large rooms for panels, over 50 unique artists as well as several dealers to get your latest anime goodies from, anime viewing rooms, a huge video game room open 24 hours during the entire convention, a table top gaming room, special guests, and much more!

Shuto Con also hopes to give you a truly unique experience by participating in our “Interactive Cosplay” experience. We highly encourage ALL our attendees to dress up as their favorite characters and act like them during the convention. A mock battle arena will be staged where you can “fight” it out with other cosplayers, or even take “bets” on who will win! Special points will be given out to those that participate the most, and at Closing Ceremonies on Sunday afternoon we will announce the Shuto Con “King and Queen of Cosplayers”! If you do not wish to participate, but would still like to capture those fond memories, we ask that your bring your cameras and/or video recorders and witness a viral hit in the making! For more information and rules on this event please visit the Interactive Cosplay page.

Also, be sure to check out our Facebook and Twitter pages! Our Facebook page is updated almost daily with special events around Lansing, and will occasionally have promo codes to get good deals on your badges!

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June 8th, 2017 - Information on our Artist Alley and Dealers Alley has been posted on our website! Applications open July 1st at 6pm EST for Dealers and AA Premium Booths, July 3rd at 6pm for AA regular tables.

Information on our hotel opening has also been posted!

March 31st, 2017 - Early bird registration opens tomorrow, which we will be offering VIP Badges for $20 off, and 3-Day Badges for $8 off! It runs from April 1st - 30th. We also would like to announce our first round of guests! Let us welcome back R Bruce Elliott, Monica Rial, Ian Sinclair, and Crayon Queen!

March 23rd, 2017 - Thank you everyone for another amazing year! Our total attendance this year was 6387 paid attendees! Our official dates for next year are March 23rd-25th, and our theme for the year is Yokai!

More details for 2018 will be released soon, stay tuned!

 

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