A look at TAIYOU CON 2018

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Another year has gone by, another great event at Taiyou Con. We have been covering Taiyou Con for 6 years now so there's nothing new we can say about an event that continues to get better every year and has become one of the premiere conventions in the Valley of the Sun. So please sit back, and enjoy these awesome photos that our editor and photographer at D9 Photography took during the event. Make sure to

Taiyou Con 2018 | Preview

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With the holidays neatly packed away and the New Year having rolled its way into our lives, it's time we start looking forward to all the amazing conventions we have in store for 2018! First on the list is our amazing, in-state convention - Taiyou Con! For those of you who don't know, Taiyou Con is one of Arizona's most spectacular anime conventions that takes place every January! That's right - it's happening soon! So, get

Taiyou Con 2017 | A Japanese Culture Convention

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If you’re looking for something fun and entertaining to do to kick-off the start of the new year, make sure to put Taiyou Con on your calendar! Coming to Mesa, Arizona from January 6-8, Taiyou Con is an anime/manga focused convention providing an array of exciting events such as cosplay meetups, live performances, a chance to waltz the stage in a masquerade, and so much more! In its seventh year of bringing the coolest anime con

Interview: Yuu Asakawa | Taiyou Con 2016

Geek News Network interviews Yuu Asakawa at Taiyou Con 2016. Yuu Asakawa is a voice actress most known for Crypton Future Media’s Vocaloid, Megurine Luka. She has also played the part of numerous anime characters from Akame ga Kil, Love Hina and much more. She discusses her experience at Taiyou and finding new ways to contribute to the community. Director of Filmography: Chris Campbell Reporter: Jory Blaine Camera Operator: Paul Ling Video Edit: Paul Ling

Interview: Mega Ran | Taiyou Con 2016

  Geek News Network interviews Mega Ran at Taiyou Con 2016. Mega Ran is a rap artist who takes much inspiration from gaming and his own life experiences. In this interview Mega Ran discusses his new album along with the next steps he will take on his creative journey. Director of Filmography: Chris Campbell Reporter: Paul Ling Camera Operator: Chris Campbell Video Edit: Paul Ling

Interview: Lotus Juice | Taiyou Con 2016

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Geek News Network interviews Lotus Juice at Taiyou Con 2016. Lotus Juice is a rap artist most notably known for his impact on the Persona series but has quickly gained fame through the creation of numerous anime themes and his own independent works. We discuss his experiences through Persona, at Taiyou Con and what his plans are for the future. Director of Filmography: Chris Campbell Reporter: Paul Ling Camera Operator: Jory Blaine Video Edit: Paul Ling

Dragon Ball Z Voice Cast heading to Taiyou Con 2016!

That's right Arizona anime fans! Chris Sabat and Sean Schemmel are coming to Taiyou Con January 15th-17th, 2016! Anyone who knows us here at GNN is aware that were big Dragon Ball Z fans! We loved the most recent movie in theaters and we can't wait to catch up with some of the voice cast. So whoever summoned Shenron and asked that these two be guests at the convention together, we thank you. Sean Schemmel is best known as

TAIYOU CON 2015 | A Review

Some local Arizona cosplayers affectionately call Taiyou Con “Nostalgia Con” for it always being a memorable event in their pasts, and I believe this year was another one to remember. After what seems like a Dragon Ball Z styled eternity, the staff of Taiyou finally moved the convention out of the Mesa Hilton hotel and to the much more roomy Mesa Convention Center. This expansion was a much needed improvement, and made for a much

Taiyou Con 2014 Review

What a weekend January 3rd through the 5th was, Taiyou con went off rather well. Located in Mesa Arizona, hosted by the Hilton. The hotel was clean and the set up was rather easy to get around. Registration is close to where you walk in, immediately putting you in the spacious artist ally. I was able to get my badge in a quick manner, the staff was kind and seemed to know what they were

The First Con of 2014 – TaiYou Con

Taiyou Con is an annual convention held in Mesa Arizona. This year, it will be January 3rd through the 5th, held at the Hilton Phoenix East/Mesa hotel. The con will be hosting many events. Great for those who want to spend time with their friends and see some awesome cosplay after the holiday season. Taiyou Con will be hosting a number of events. The J-fashion show, including local designers, Poison Sugar and Cake Shop Couture. The