“Myths and Legends”
March 15-17, 2019
Kigacon is a three-day convention of the Hampton Roads. We celebrate Japanese anime, gaming, and cosplay culture. We are welcoming of all pop culture fans! At Kigacon, you will see lots of amazing cosplay, meet sensational featured guests, and walk away with tons of loot from the Vendors' Room! Don't miss out!
Grinchmas Cosplay Meet-Up
December 2, 5-8 PM
Kigacon is hosting its second cosplay meet-up at Christopher Newport University’s Freeman Center. We're getting ready for the winter convention season by inviting you to debut your best and latest cosplays in a picture-perfect setting! We are meeting in Rooms 201 and 202 for games, snacks, and music. Additionally, we are thrilled to announce that Pinup Cosplay Studios will be in attendance to do some photography!
For more on our Grinchmas Cosplay Meet-Up, visit our Facebook.
Announcing the return of Show Us Your Pokeballs Comedy Troupe
Show Us Your Pokeballs (SUYP) is a traveling comedy troupe based out of Iowa wishing to spread their love of joke-telling and geek-culture to the masses. Billing themselves as "Comedy FOR Nerds, BY Nerds", SUYP originated as an R-rated stand up show in 2015.
The troupe has since evolved to offer stand up and improv comedy shows (both 18+ and family-friendly), as well as an assortment of workshops and hilarious panels! SUYP has had the honor of performing at a multitude of conventions, including Anime Central, Cedar Rapids Comic Con, Gen Con, Anime Milwaukee, and Anime Iowa.
Announcing Voidmynx Cosplay
Laura Williams, AKA Voidmynx Cosplay, has been creating her own award winning costumes and props since 2015. She specializes in Worbla and EVA foam armor crafting. Laura has a passion for teaching others in the cosplay community and helping them reach their goals by sharing her knowledge, skills, and techniques. Laura frequents many local anime and comic conventions in the area supporting the cosplay scene as a positive force for community and well being. (Photography Credit: DBSS Photography)