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Taiyou Con rings in 2014 in Mesa this weekend

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The beginning of a new year can be lackluster at times, but Taiyou Con in Mesa plans to kick it up a notch with their convention on January 3-5.

The event will be held at the Hilton Phoenix/East Mesa hotel in Mesa and will host scores of special guests and artists. Among the featured panelists there will be noted voice actress Michelle Ruff (Resident Evil, Bleach), famed Japanese singer and songwriter Mari Iijima, popular voice actor Kyle Hebert (Dragonball Z, League of Legends), and many more.

The convention will start off programming at 10 a.m. on Friday and will last until 5 p.m. on Sunday. Among the events that will be running, attendees will be able to visit maid cafes, concerts, 18+ lounges, and scores of panels regarding numerous anime and gaming fandoms.

Tickets are currently priced at $45 for a full-event badge at the door, or alternatively $25 for a single day pass on Friday and Saturday; $20 for a Sunday single badge. For more information on the convention and its upcoming events, visit the Taiyou Con website.


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