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MetroCon brings more than 10K anime fans to Tampa

Metro Con is considered Florida's largest anime convention.

TAMPA, Fla. — If you're more into My Hero Academia than superheroes, MetroCon is the geek convention for you.

For the last 16 years, MetroCon has brought thousands of anime fans together in Tampa for a long weekend of cosplay, shopping and meeting their favorite voice actors.

This year, celebrity guests include voice actors from Attack on Titan, Black Butler, Dragon Ball, Fullmetal Alchemist and One Piece. The event also features YouTube celebrities and famous cosplayers.

Special events include a human chess match, tabletop gaming, a metro arcade room, a dance contest and raves, cosplay contests and a LARP dungeon.

Single-day passes are $40 for Friday and Saturday and $35 for Sunday. Multi-day passes and packages are also available.

Find tickets and a full programming schedule here.

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