BIG changes for 2019 event

May 28, 2018 0
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Con Nichiwa started in a hotel 9 years ago and we saw success over those years with growth, partially due to the initial growth that happens with any new show and partially due to the overall design of how Monkey Paw (MPE) runs their anime shows. The main goal of MPE is to create an atmosphere where the event feels inviting and accessible. When our show got too large for the Holiday Inn we were in we needed to find a new location that could handle our size. We researched the area and found sever...

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Alfred Trujillo

April 13, 2018 0
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Alfred Trujillo is a Mexican-American comic book artist and writer based out of Phoenix Arizona. Ever since he decided to make art is full time career Alfred has taken the industry by storm, working for companies such as Zenescope Entertainment, Big Dog Ink, Chameleon, and Moonstone to name a few. Alfred founded and co-owns 183 Degree Studio, co-creates the independent book titled Project: Shadows and has illustrated covers for various titles. He travels internationally to comic book and pop-cul...

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Updated Security Information

April 11, 2018 0
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We wanted to take a moment and update everyone on some new security steps for this year’s Con Nichiwa.  For the most part you are not going to see much change after you enter the show.  The only big addition is a change to how our registration flows into the Grand Lobby and the bag check that will be enforced prior to going through registration.  We have worked closely with the Convention Center to ensure that normal bags that are brought in are not turned away (See baggage policy update be...

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