Based on MomoCon, the latest MomoCon 2022 was probably the most attended within the present’s historical past after its two 12 months hiatus with 42,000 avid gamers, animation followers, and cosplayers filling the Georgia World Congress Middle for the most important gaming conference within the Southeast United States from Might 26-29, 2022.
Jess Merriman, co-founder of MomoCon had this to say in regards to the latest occasion:
“It was wonderful having the ability to deliver again MomoCon and have such an amazing turnout. Seeing everybody aside of our tight-knit group have the chance to reconnect in particular person reminded us why we’re so captivated with MomoCon. We’re trying ahead to welcoming everybody again in 2023 and increasing to even better horizons!”
MomoCon 2022 was the primary occasion happening within the conventional Memorial Day Weekend window since 2019, when organizers skipped two regularly-scheduled occasions for the well being and security of the group. Regardless of this prolonged absence, followers got here roaring again, breaking the present’s earlier attendance report.
Many particular company helped make this report attainable, because the four-day occasion featured many luminaries from the gaming and animation communities. Charles Martinet, the voice of Mario and Luigi since 1992, hosted a panel the place followers bought to see the voice behind two of gaming’s most iconic characters. Followers additionally bought to fulfill Steve Downes (Halo’s Grasp Chief) and Jen Taylor (Halo’s Cortana within the video games and TV sequence, RWBY’s Salem), and extra.
Followers of each western and jap animation bought to fulfill a number of the expertise behind their favourite sequence. The voices of Avatar: The Final Airbender introduced greater than 2,000 followers collectively to have a good time the franchise forward of the reveal of the three upcoming movies. Greg Baldwin additionally hosted his personal panel, “Tea with Uncle Iroh”, welcoming one other 2,000 excited followers able to get some one-on-one time with their beloved Uncle.
Followers additionally bought to listen to from and participate in Q&A classes with forged members from beloved sequence like My Hero Academia, Teen Titans, Samurai Jack, and extra. Attendees additionally had the possibility to fulfill Invoice Farmer, the long-lasting voice of Disney’s Goofy since 1987.
MomoCon hosted a wide range of aggressive gaming tournaments throughout Memorial Day weekend, together with a $5,000 Tremendous Smash Bros. Final event. Together with different gaming tournaments, followers took in high-flying Stranglehold Championship Wrestling matches, melodic tunes within the Disney Singing Contest Finale, indie recreation showcases, and the return of MomoCon’s Friday night time cosplay showcase.
Supply: press launch