HOUSTON, TX, June 11, 2018 – HIDIVE announced today it partnered with Otakuthon for HIDIVE’s first Canadian “Powered By HIDIVE” convention to deliver exclusive promotions and anime keepsakes to attendees. Otakuthon begins August 3 – 5, 2018 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal in Montreal, Canada.
“We’re very excited to bring unique and meaningful experiences to our international audience through direct engagement with fans,” said Founder and President of HIDIVE, John Ledford. “Partnering with Otakuthon enables us to execute that vision and promote an unforgettable experience for attendees of the event.”
Amanda Arrizza, President of the Otakuthon Cultural Society, said, “We are thrilled to be powered by HIDIVE this year since Otakuthon strives to support the anime industry!”
Otakuthon is celebrating 12 years of being the largest anime, manga and Japanese pop culture convention in Quebec with over twenty-two thousand attendees in 2017.
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