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12:00 - 26th July 2012, by David West

Nom-Con Moves To New Venue For August Convention

Founded in 2010 Nom-Con is the only independently run anime convention in the Republic of Ireland.

The year, Nom-Con will he held at the Burlington Hotel in Ballsbridge for the first time and will run for three days from 24 to 26 August 2012.

Special guests lined up for this year include voice actress Tiffany Grant, best known for playing Asuka in Neon Genesis Evangelion. Tiffany will be hosting several panels at Nom-Con including one on Voice Acting VS On Stage/Camera and a Hello Kitty spectacular.

Tiffany's husband, fellow voice actor and ADR Director Matt Greenfield will be joining her. Matt will be co hosting the state of the industry panel with Andrew Partridge from Kaze.

The busy schedule of events at Nom-Con will include:
- J-fashion show
- Japanese Poetry Reading with Mitsue Jimi
- TakeFormFX Cosplay Prosthetics Workshop
- Pub Quiz (Over 18's event)
- Cosplay for Beginners
- Karaoke
- Cosplay Chess
- DJ Two-Ton 21's Epic Rave (Over 18's event)
- ADR : Direction and Production Panel with Matt Greenfield
- Cosplay Speed Dating
- The Irish premiere of Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star Of Milos

To book tickets visit nom-con.net

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