• Guest Announcement: Chris Patton

    Chris Patton is an American Voice Actor known best for his roles in some of your favorite video games like Fire Emblem 3 houses as Lindhardt. Or you may know him from some of his favorite rolls as the iconic Oikawa in Haikyuu, Ayato Sakamaki from Diabolik Lovers, Greed from FullMetal Alchemist: Brotherhood & Turtles from DBZ: Tree of Mite and DBZ video games!

  • Introducing Cafe Usagi Lune!

    Enjoy a fun exciting Maid and Butler cafe experience at Ichibancon through Cafe Usagi Lune! We offer a variety of activities such as games, exciting performances, and chekki’s but most importantly, our variety of delicious food and beverages our staff is happy to share with you!

    Visit https://www.cafeusagilune.com/ for more info!

  • Guest Announcement: Adassa

    From animation to arena performances at Madison Square Garden, Adassa is a bilingual Afro-Latin voice actress, singer, and songwriter. Adassa first emerged as a talent in Mc Donald’s national “Me Encanta” campaign and later landed commercial roles with brands like TOYOTA and Proctor and Gamble’s Secret. Adassa’s dynamic four-octave vocal range and artistry have resulted in features and performances on songs with Pitbull, Flo Rida, Snoop Dogg, Daddy Yankee, Ciara, Missy Elliott, and Luis Fonsi among others.

    In addition to Adassa’s vocal prowess, she is a sought-after lyricist having written for the catalogs of Warner, Universal, and SONY. Today, Adassa is being discovered by popular culture playing a principal role as Dolores in Disney’s blockbuster hit “ENCANTO.”

    Follow Adassa on:

    TikTok | Instagram | Twitter | YouTube | Facebook | Website

  • 2023 Admission is now available!

    Purchase Admission

    Discount rates:

    You can use the following codes to save!

    • Use Discount Code “save30” to save 30% on your badge purchase until September 11th.
    • Use Discount Code “save15” between September 12th -December 11th to save 15% on your badge.

    Children 10 and under are free with purchase of a pass.

    At the Door:

    4day: $75
    Thursday: $35
    Friday: $45
    Saturday: $50
    Sunday: $25

  • First 2023 Guest Announcements!

    Cynthia Cranz

    Cynthia Cranz is an American voice actress who works for anime series at Funimation, Sound Cadence Studios, and OkraTron 5000. She is best known as the teenage and adult voice of Chi-Chi in the Dragon Ball series, Botan in Yu Yu Hakusho, Pipimi in Pop Team Epic from Ep. 11A, Mitzi Nohara in Shin-chan, and Mitch Tennison in Case Closed. She can also be heard in titles such as Fullmetal Alchemist, D.Gray Man, Fruits Baskets, High School DxD, Lupin III, One Piece, Soul Eater, Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle and many others.
    When not in the booth, Cynthia enjoys riding and showing horses, a life- long passion and sport, as well as reading, cooking, gardening and piddling around the house which she shares with her husband, three legged lab, German Shepherd rescue, parakeet and 3 fish.

    John Swasey

    John Swasey is an American voice actor, ADR Director, and script writer known for his work at Funimation, ADV Films and Sentai Filmworks.

    He has provided voices for many anime series and video games. His most notable roles include Gendo Ikari in the Rebuild of Evangelion films, Sir Crocodile in One Piece, Lord Death in Soul Eater, All for One in My Hero Academia, Zara in Black Clover, and Van Hohenheim in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood. His voice can also be heard in titles such as Attack On Titan, Dragon Ball, Fairy Tail, Black Butler, Ouran High School Host Club, Initial D, and many others.
    In 2004, John jumped to the other side of the mic to direct. Some of the shows he has recently directed include Ushio and Tora, Squid Girl, Flip Flappers, Revue Starlight, and Doreiku.
    In addition to anime, John has acted in hundreds of radio and TV commercials and several films including the cult fav Dazed and Confused.

    Kent Williams

    Kent Williams developed an early interest in the arts, heavily influenced by the Sid & Marty Krofft stage shows at Six Flags Over Texas. Since then, Kent pursued training as an actor at Southern Methodist University and began a diverse career in both voiceover, beginning with FUNimation Entertainment’s long-lived Dragon Ball TV and video game series, as well as live family entertainment working with acclaimed Dallas Children’s Theater, Big Thought and the Texas Commission on the Arts. Performing live weekly, Kent serves as Tour Director and Lead Puppeteer with the award-winning Le Theatre de Marionette in Dallas.

    Kent is known as the voice of Mr Compress in My Hero Academia, Dr. Gero, Tao, Supreme Kai, Kibito Kai, and Elder Kai in Dragon Ball Z, Hatori Soma in Fruits Basket, Sid in Soul Eater, Father in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Captain Kuro, Shura and Clover in One Piece, and many more!

  • 2023 dates and room booking link

    Ichibancon returns to the Embassy Suites on January 12-15th 2023!

    Rooms are now available to book for 2023:

    Book Online: Book your room for Ichibancon 2023
    Book by phone: 704-455-8200 and mention you’re with Ichibancon.

    Please note: Certain nights (like Thursday) may periodically run out of rooms causing the booking link to say nothing is available. We’re monitoring the block and adding in rooms as needed, so if you would like your stay to include Thursday and the booking link says nothing is available, please check back or call the number listed above. Otherwise, if you choose Friday as your check in, there should be plenty of availability.

    Con Hotel Room Rate Info

    Room types available(Please visit www.embassysuitesconcord.com for more info on each room type):

    All rates are for single/double occupancy. add $15 per person each for triple and quad occupancy.

    2 Queen Bed Suite: $180 plus tax per night
    1 King Bed Suite: $180 plus tax per night
    2 Bedroom(each with king bed), 2 bathroom president suite: $255 plus tax per night
    2 Bedroom (1 King, 2 Queen beds), 1 bathroom suite: $255 plus tax per night.

    Complimentary parking, and breakfast are included with all rooms.