Day 4 of MomoCon ended the convention with a grand finale! A New World: Intimate Music from Final Fantasy performed today, making Georgia history in the Sidney J. Marcus Auditorium. With acclaimed piano soloist Benyamin Nuss and under the direction of conductor Eric Roth, the New World Players presented an intimate musical experience from throughout the Final Fantasy series, including the works of legendary composer Nobuo Uematsu.
Today the Main Stage was devoted to the Smash 4 and Smash Bros. Melee Singles Top 8 finals. Congrats to @NairoMK the Smash Bros. champion, three years running!
Among Sunday’s top panels were an Anime Voice Actors including Jerry Jewel, Josh Grelle and J. Michael Tatum, a special Women in Animation panel featuring a few of the most popular female animators, voice actors and professionals in the business, and a Pinky and the Brain panel with voice actors Maurice Lamarche and Rob Paulsen. Check out our Periscope of A Conversation with Maurice Lamarche and Rob Paulsen.
Companies and exhibitors that presented in the Exhibit Hall included HTC with several Vive stations, Blue Mammoth Games, which will showcase their upcoming platform fighter Brawlhalla on PS4 and are debuting a new character at MomoCon, Cygames, Dreamhack, Gamewisp, Year Up and Extra Life for Kids.
Stay tuned for the posting of the April AnimeBento box!
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Founded in 2004 by Jessica Merriman and Chris Stuckey, then students at Georgia Tech, MomoCon has grown from a 700 person on campus event to the largest event in the southeast United States for fans of video games, animation, cosplay, comics and tabletop games.
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