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Realms Con Anime, Gaming, and Multimedia Convention in Corpus Christi

Posted: 10:01 AM, Sep 29, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-29 11:01:41-04
Realm con convention at Omni
Realm Con 2018 starts Saturday at Omni Hotel.

The event, growing in popularity every year, is an opportunity for fans to immerse themselves in the imaginative side of television, film and the world of graphic novels and comics.  We are talking about Realms Con Anime, Gaming, and Multimedia Convention.

Prepare for sensory overload- Realms Con is here for the next 3 days.  Realms Con, the pioneer of the largest gathering in the Coastal Bend area of comic enthusiasts, gamers, anime fans, horror junkies, sci-fi addicts, fan girls/boys, and more will be at the Omni Corpus Christi Hotel,  September 28 – 30, 2018 .

Realms Con unites different realms of fandoms by bringing well known celebrities (anime, media, musical) to our local community in a fun, safe, judgement free environment.  This year, Realms Con proudly brings celebrities such as Jason David Frank (the original green/white Power Ranger), Sam J. Jones (Flash Gordon), and Ken Foree (from  Dawn of the Dead and The Devil’s Rejects) to Corpus Christi.    They are also excited to welcome back our friends, voice actors,  Vic Mignogna  and Cherami Leigh who have voiced on popular anime series such as Fullmetal Alchemist (Vic) and Fairy Tail (Cherami.)

For a complete list of all celebrities appearing at this year’s convention, be sure to check  www.realmscon.com .

Continuing with their long-standing tradition of family fun, Realms Con 2018 has an array of events planned for our attendees. Returning guests,  Steam Powered Giraffe , headlines their talented musical ensemble with Sonic Boom and Attractivision completing the line-up.

Their patrons can also partake in cosplay events, panels, workshops, card and video game rooms with ongoing tournaments, variety shows, concerts, DJ’ed raves, and a themed ball following a ballroom dance class. Make sure to follow them on Facebook for up to date schedule announcements.

Giving back to the community has always been a priority for them. As a way to stay true to their core values, they are proud to announce the addition of the Outdoor Annex to this year’s roster. If you’ve never been to Realms Con before, the outdoor annex will give you a free sample.

It will include events and attractions, such as Birds of Prey, outdoor performances, anime and comic book themed cars, food trucks, and vendors free to the public. Once you have experienced what they have outside, you’ll want to buy a pass to come in and meet the celebrities and see all of the other events they have going on.

One of the demonstrations showcased at the Outdoor Annex is Adrian Paul’s “The Sword Experience.”

You can also meet some of the community partners like CASA, Corpus Christi Humane Society, Walgreens, Corpus Christi Parks and Recreation, La Retama Central Library, and Coastal Bend Blood Center who have joined them in giving back something exceptional to our community.

Operation hours for the inside venue are  10am-3am on Friday  and Saturday then  10am-6pm Sunday .

Tickets for the convention are $60 for a 3-day weekend pass, $40 for a single day pass on Friday or Saturday, and $20 for a Sunday pass.

The outdoor Annex runs  Friday 12pm-12am, Saturday  10am-12am, and  Sunday 10am-4pm with free admission each day, all day.

Realms Con 2018 Guests

by ROLAND RODRIGUEZ