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1 Center Plaza

Huntington, WV ‎ 25701


Tsubasacon is an annual convention currently held at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena and Riverfront Ballroom and Conference Center. Historically, Tsubasacon started in 2004 and was held in Charleston, WV.

In 2006 Tsubasacon moved to it's current home in Huntington, WV and has grown in scale dramatically over it's 11 year tenure while still maintaining it's small hometown con charm.  Popular large events include the Masquerade, Anime Music Video Contest, Concerts, Game Shows, and the Midnight Rave.

Tsubasacon is a three day fun-filled event that offers late-night dances, video programming, gaming rooms, and many informative guest and fan panels.  Many of the attendees take advantage of the opportunity to cosplay at the convention, and there are many gatherings for fans of different anime and manga series.

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Tsubasacon 2015

1 Center Plaza

Huntington, WV

October 10,11,12 2014
Latest News Announcements and Updates
Monday, 02 February 2015 08:14

Tokyo Attack!

Thanks to our expansion we are excited to announce the addition of Tokyo Attack to our game room this year!

In addition to 12 Japanese arcade machines they will also be running a DDR Tournament at 5:00 PM on Saturday. 



  • beatmania IIDX 22 PENDUAL
  • pop'n music ラピストリア
  • jubeat saucer fulfill (2 Cabinets!)
  • DanceDanceRevolution 2014
  • Taiko no Tatsujin 
  • Dance Dance Revolution Extreme / In The Groove
  • THE☆BishiBashi
  • Future Tom Tom (2014)
  • Virtual-On Cyber Troopers
Friday, 30 January 2015 08:27

Tsubasacon Welcomes - Sleeping Samurai!

Sleeping Samurai, founded in 2007, brings Interactive Entertainment to conventions across the country.  Event attendees participate in foam weapon battles, tournaments, instructional panels, training sessions and more.


Friday, 16 January 2015 12:07

Potential Vendors

Vendors!  Our Vendor Application Form Form is now available.


*Note Link fixed and working!

Saturday, 10 January 2015 17:05

Holiday Inn Group Code!

Our first 2015 hotel block is live!  Head over to the Hotels page for more information.

Thursday, 01 January 2015 11:10

Happy New Year - Registration Open!

Happy New Year! We're still getting things ready for our 2015 convention but online registration is now open!

Head over to the Registration Page to take advantage of our cheapest registration rate of the year!

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Special Guests Tsubasacon 2015



Progamming Guest

Greg Wicker (or “Greggo” as he’s fondly known) has been producing and hosting game shows at anime conventions since 1999, when he premiered Anime Match Game at Project A-Kon in Dallas.

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Sleeping Samurai


Event attendees participate in foam weapon battles, tournaments, instructional panels, training sessions and more.

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Tokyo Attack!

Japanese Gaming

Tokyo Attack will be bringing 12 Japanese arcade machines for our game room!

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Featured Events

Cosplay Masquerade

The Masquerade contest at Tsubasacon is the highlight of Saturday evening’s programming. This must-see event not only showcases all of our competitors from the craftsmanship competition, but it’s also where we have our masquerade contest. This talent show of sorts is where attendees have the opportunity to get on stage and entertain. If you crave the spotlight, this is contest is just for you. Enter and you could win a cash prize!

Game Room

The game room area is the place to be for everyone attending Tsubasacon and especially is a MUST if you love video games. Our free play area consists of consoles from the past like the SNES and the Genesis, all the way to the present with the Xbox 360 and PS3.

Not only this, we will have an area to accommodate all you handheld, gamers too! If you’re more of a competitive type, we host multiple tournaments every day for you to show your skill and prove you’re the best.

If you’re more of a spectator, we will also be having events throughout the day for you to enjoy and participate in.

Tsubasacon Highlights

Game Shows

Thanks to Greggo's Game Shows Tsubasacon offers multiple game shows throughout the weekend! A detailed list of game shows coming soon!


Tsubasacon features concerts from new artists every year. Past acts have included Eien Strife, 2D6, Junko Fujiyama, and Lisa Furukawa. Come join our musical guests on Friday and Saturday night!


Midnight Rave

What better way to end your Saturday night at Tsubasacon than by getting down with your fellow otaku! Dance the night away to your favorite anime themes, J-pop, and the best in electro-house and trance!

Artist Alley

The Artist Alley at Tsubasacon is a venue for amateur and semi-professional artists to celebrate Japanese pop culture through fantastic works of art. Artists come from all over and beyond to share their original artwork, prints, crafts, clothing, comics and ‘zines. Don’t miss the chance to meet and support these amazing artists!


Vendor Room

Our vendors room offers a large selection of Japanese culture goods. Featuring many great vendors and exhibitors, Tsubasacon’s vendors room floor is a marketplace showcasing amazing merchandise straight from Japan. Attendees will discover hundreds of unique items including anime, manga, figures and models, cosplay goods, Japanese fashion, accessories, games, music and more. If you are looking for the most exclusive and latest goods, our vendors room is the place!

AMV Competition

Do you love music videos and anime? Maybe you’ve got some skills with editing and would love to splice your favorite series with the perfect song… enter the AMV contest!