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Updated 04/08/2014
Shinboku Con 8

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Shinboku Con is an Anime (Japanese Animation) and Role Playing convention in Northern Ohio that was founded in 2007 by the Lorain County Community College Role Players Association and Anime Society. The event is now supported by the Shinboku Con Committee and it’s partnership with the Lorain County Community College club 'Envision. Play. Interact. Create.' (E.P.I.C.). Once we have updated our rules, we'll upload them and have a link for them here.

Some events featured at Shinboku Con

  • Anime Showing
  • Cosplay Contests
  • Informational/Interest Panels
  • Themed / Glow Stick Dances
  • Video Game Tournaments
  • Trading Card Tournaments
  • Tabletop Gaming
  • Live Action Role Playing
  • Comic Book / Manga Themed Pro Wrestling
  • Voice Actor Panels / Autograph Sessions
  • Mealtime Entertainment
  • Arts / Crafts

Current Shinboku Con Committee Members:

Chairman: Role Playing Dept. Leader Video Game Dept. Leader
Amanda Roos James Powell IV Eric Kaper
Cosplay & Panel Dept. Leader Role Playing Dept. Planner Video Game Dept. Planner
Melody Prochazka Matt Morgan (The Hero Zone) Ryan (Gex) Sullivan
Registration Dept. Leader Webmaster & Showing Dept. Leader Music Event Leader
Charles Nichols Justin Yoder Joe Yagielo

Shinboku Cons 1 - 8 Information

Shinboku Con I
Date(s): April 29, 2007
Venue: Lorain County Community College (LCCC)
Attendance: 247
Special Guests: N/A
Shinboku Con II
Date(s): April 28, 2008
LCCC Spitzer Conference Center
Attendance: 467
Special Guests:Ultra Ball
Shinboku Con III
Date(s): April 18, 2009
Venue: Southview High School Attendance: 457 (Unique Registered Attendees)
Special Guests: Gavin Goszka (Of Midnight Syndicate), Stephen Poon (Of the Spoony Bards)
Shinboku Con IV
Date(s): April 16-18, 2010
Venue: Elyria Holiday Inn
Attendance: 656
Special Guests: Tiffany Grant, Gavin Goska (Of Midnight Syndicate), Niji Dancers
Shinboku Con V
Date(s): April 29 - May 1, 2011
Venue: Westlake Holiday Inn
Attendance: 698 (Unique Registered Attendees)
Special Guests: Kyle Hebert, Gavin Goska (Of Midnight Syndicate), Niji Dancers, Ohio Kimono
Shinboku Con VI
Date(s): April 27-29, 2012
Venue: Ramada of Elyria, Ohio
Attendance: 703 (Unique Registered Attendees)
Special Guests: Kyle Hebert, Eric Burton, Team Con-Docs, FM, The Hero Zone
Shinboku Con VII
Date(s):April 12-14, 2013
Venue: Ramada of Elyria, Ohio
Attendance: 743
Special Guests: Kyle Hebert, Alexis Tipton, Gavin Goszka (Of Midnight Syndicate), Eric Burton, The Hero Zone
Shinboku Con VIII
Date(s): April 11-13, 2014
Venue: Sawmill Creek Resort of Huron, Ohio
Attendance: TBA
Special Guests: Andrew Hilton, Eric Burton, and Kyle Hebert (More TBA)

A day pass to Shinboku Con will cost $15 while a 3-day pass will only cost $30. That means if you buy two days, you essentially get one free! We are using TicketLeap for processing pre-purchased passes! Click the link on the upper-right hand corner to pre-register today!


We will be hosting Shinboku Con 8 at the Sawmill Creek Resort in Huron, Ohio. The prices for rooms are as follows:

  • $96/night for a 1 or 2 person room
  • $106/night for a 3 person room
  • $116/night for a 4 person room.

When you call or go online to reserve a room remember to give them the ID # 2072. When booking a room Online the password is: 1085002454

Also when putting your room on your credit card you will be charged for one night of your stay automatically as per The policies at Sawmill Creek Resort.

Here is a map of the area of the hotel that the convention will be held in:


Shinboku Con 8 Vendors Listing:
  • Blank Page Limited
  • Lady Heather's Fashions
  • Lilly Inverse Designs
  • Kochira Kawaii
  • Visual Novels USA
  • JMR Imports
  • Qooyi's Anime Gift Shop
  • Carousel Accessories
  • Alexisanime 88
  • The League of Elder
  • Gold Star Anime
  • Ohio Kimono
  • Asian Invasion LLC
  • Extraordinary Tale
  • Shorething Collectables
  • OtakUtopia
  • Eric Burton

Shinboku Con 8 Artist Listing:
  • Caitlyn Barnes
  • Jason Cordero
  • Alyssa Desimone
  • Lora Gray
  • Christina Heid
  • Alex Kostrzewa
  • Lost Gamers
  • Melissa Shipley
  • Kiera Summers
  • Jayna Terry
  • Angela Delsanter


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