Metrocon set to invade Tampa Convention Center this weekend

Hillsborough County

First Sharkcon swam into the bay area and this weekend more than 10,000 people are expected to descend on the Tampa Convention Center as part of Metrocon 2018.

The event is loaded with a number of celebrity guest that include voice actor J Michael Tatum, Visual Novel writer and voice actor Apphia Yu and Screwattack Torrian Crawford.

This year’s Metrocon is also full of events and leading the way with Anime Human Chess Match, The Masquerade and Metro Star Party to name a few.

Since Metrocon started back in 2003 the event has grown in the number of spectators attending from sixteen hundred the first year to more than 11,500 last year and organizers anticipate breaking last years attendance this year. 

Tickets are only available at the door. A single day pass is $40 for an adult and $10 for a child. Tickets for a family of four will cost $100.

For more information about everything from who’s attending to the long list of events click here. 

courtesy Team Dynamite Productions.Two people all dressed for Metrocon 2018

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