The Penn State Anime Group (PSAO) will host its fifteenth annual “Setsucon” conference this weekend.
The annual occasion can be held on-line this 12 months and “have fun anime, gaming, and cosplay.” Historically, the occasion would have been held in Altoona again in January. However as a result of coronavirus pandemic, the occasion has been moved on-line on a distinct date.
Setsucon will nonetheless have the identical occasions that might occur at an in-person conference, together with panels with voice actors, online game tournaments, dwell music, and extra. Notably, Sarah Natochenny, greatest referred to as the voice behind “Pokémon” star Ash Ketchum, can be featured on the convention.
The conference seeks “to have fun all issues anime, manga, gaming, cosplay, and Japanese tradition.”
The conference began in 2007 in State Faculty and moved to Altoona in 2018 because it continued rising. Since its founding, Setsucon has grown into one of many largest annual anime conventions in Pennsylvania and is anticipating 3,000 to five,000 viewings all through the weekend.