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    Guest Announcement: Kyle Herbert

    Kyle Hebert is a Los Angeles-based anime and video game voice actor whose credits include Wreck-It Ralph/Street Fighter 5(Ryu), Naruto (Kiba), Bleach (Aizen, Ganju), League of Legends (Ezreal, Jarvan, and Graves) and Gurren Lagann (Kamina). He is best known as the Narrator and Teen Gohan from the Funimation dub of Dragonball Z.  Other fan faves include One Punch Man (Atomic Samurai) Blue Exorcist (Bon Suguro), Fire Emblem Awakening (Frederick, Validar),  Fullmetal Alchemist (Vato Falman), Tales of Symphonia (Richter Abend) and Star Ocean (Dias, Arumat, Crow).  Kyle can also be heard in numerous popular shows and games, such as Pokemon (Professor Oak in “Origins”), Digimon (Ballistamon and Dorulumon in “Fusion”), Sonic (Big the Cat in “Colors”), Final Fantasy (Nimbus in “Type-0”), World of Warcraft (Algalon the Observer in “Lich King”, Skylanders, Devil May Cry, Dynasty Warriors, Soul Calibur and Resident Evil. He is also the promo voice of filmmaker, Kevin Smith’s Smodcast series of podcasts . For more info, visit  www.kylehebert.com.

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    Cosplay Chess signups now live!

    Have you ever fantasized about being a Monster In a Yugioh Styled Chess Match? Are you good at following commands? Do you like being watched by dozens of people? Well do we have a fix for you! COSPLAY CHESS IS BACK AND MORE CHAOTIC THAN EVER AND WE NEED YOU! Fill out the form in the link below to offer your hand in bringing this game to LIFE!

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    Waterpark rate info updated

    If you are staying at the Kalahari, your room includes waterpark passes for daytime only! If you are not staying at the Kalahari and would like to purchase day passes we will have them available for $75/day, good only on the day you purchase them and only purchasable at the convention. If you would like to go in and don’t want to swim, there are spectator passes available through the Kalahari for $29.99/day. Quantities are limited so be sure to get them early!

    After Hours passes will be available Wednesday through Saturday, and yes there is an after hours swim each of those nights! Passes for each night will be $35/night, or you can purchase a three day pack for $85 (your choice of days), or you can purchase all four nights for $110! After hours passes are not included with your room.

    Info on day passes: https://colossalcon.com/…/kalaha…/discounted-day-passes/

    Info on after hours passes: https://colossalcon.com/…/after-hours-waterpark-events/

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    J-fashion Tea Party Tickets are now Online!

    Information and tickets are now availble about our 2023 J-fashion tea party!

    Tickets are $51 (+fees) and include high tea, scones, great raffle prizes, a coordinate contest and more! Tickes for this event are only sold prior to the convention and cannot be purchased at the convention. Dressy J-fashion or Sunday best attire is required for entry.

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    Guest Announcement: The Shake Ups

    The Shake Ups are an award-winning, Midwestern-based power-pop band that plays songs about animation and pop culture! For more than a decade, The Shake Ups have been wowing audiences across the U.S. with their combination of hook-laden tunes, colorful cosplays and multimedia presentation.

    The band has released several collections of critically lauded original music tributes to animated series recent and vintage (Voltron Legendary Defender, Steven Universe, Scooby Doo) and perform a variety of cartoon themes (Teen Titans, Sailor Moon, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Powerpuff Girls, etc.).

    Nuvo’s annual reader’s poll awarded The Shake Ups the title of ‘Best Pop Band’ for three consecutive years. The Shake Ups most recently won the ‘Best Original Song’ category at New Jersey Webfest in 2022.

    The Shake Ups continue to build on their reputation as a primary force in the pop culture fan community. The Shake Ups are professional crowd pleasers… and the galaxy’s most animated band! theshakeups.net

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    Rooms available at Sawmill Creek

    We have some rooms remaining in our block at Sawmill Creek, one of our overflow hotels. Below is rate info and how to book:

    Double Queen Rooms

    King Bed with pullout chair

    To book please follow these steps:


    -Select arrival/departure dates (you can select up to 5/31/2023 – 6/05/2023 )

    -Under “special Codes” select Group/Block

    -Under “Code” type in our code: Colossalcon2023

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    Help out our friends at The Federation

    Our friends at The Federation have purchased a large scale model of the USS Enterprise from Star Trek: The Exhibition, and now they need help to prepare space for the proper placement and restoration of the model. We will match any donated funds up to $2k, just make sure to credit us as the referral. Please consider donating. Thank you!

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    Guest Announcement: Cybertronic Spree

    More than meets the eye, The Cybertronic Spree are here on Earth with one critical mission: To party like it’s 1986! This band of Transformers has been brought together by the power of rock ’n roll and they can’t be stopped. Join Hotrod, Arcee, Rumble, Unicron, Soundwave, Bumblebee, Shockwave and a Quintesson as they prove they’ve got the power to light your darkest hour. Known across the galaxy for having cast aside their warring factions in the search for the ultimate party, these rockstars in disguise play music from The Transformers: The Movie, hit film and anime songs, and video game covers. They blend their love for the ’80s and ’80s metal into an energon-fueled, unforgettable live show!