Anyway, be sure to join us at Anime Overload’s NEWEST addition the programming The Karaoke Room, for several sessions of karaoke! Not just anime, but classic karaoke songs, and you-call-its will be scheduled throughout the entire weekend, so keep up with us here and at the hottest anime convention in Austin, Anime Overload!!]]>
1925 Rutland Drive Suite K
Staying at your home away from home does have its expenses, but why pay to leave your car in the same spot for an extended period of time?! The Austin Marriott North offers no charge to leave your vehicle overnight, or even all weekend. You should not have worry about your finances when you’re supposed to be having a good time, let us give you one less thing to worry about.
There are several hotel chains out there, but none as prestigious as the Marriott brand is. Marriott has not only proven itself to be dependable, but trustworthy as well. Not only are you guaranteed to have a clean room, but you will also be satisfied with your stay. Not to mention their amazing Marriott Rewards program, voted “Top Hotel Loyalty Program,” 8 years in a row. After merging with Starwood properties, things are only getting better.
Let’s face it, who doesn’t like going swimming when staying away from home? It’s cool, refreshing, fun, and did we mention IT’S INDOORS? That’s right, never worry about the water not being the right temperature, or the crazy Texas weather changing in the next 10 minutes. Another amenity the Austin Marriott North offers to ensure your stay is satisfactory.
Sure your hotel room comes with a coffee maker, and some pretty decent coffees as well. BUT IT’S STARBUCKS! Never get up early just to leave so you can get that tall, grande, or venti cup full of greatness when a Starbucks is right in the lobby of the Austin Marriott North. Don’t forget to get your other drinks, pastries, and snacks while you’re at it!
Sometimes, no matter who you are, you need a place to just get away. Whether to escape the excitement (looking at the parent for this one), or a quiet place to change into your 4th cosplay of the day, having a dependable and private place to call your own is always worth it.
Going back and forth from home, or even another near by hotel, can be a chore. Have you ever gotten to the convention floor, and realized you forgot something (like your badge)? Staying on-site is convenient, and allows you to enjoy all our late night programing, without worrying about getting back too late.
Who doesn’t need just a little bit more rest in the mornings? Never miss an event just because you overslept, or got stuck in traffic. Make your weekend worry free when you book your room at the Austin Marriott North.
Not have enough time to pack, and have to come to the convention with all your dirty clothes? How about forgetting to pack enough clothes, and you have to wear the same 2 changes of clothes all weekend? Sometimes the only solution is to be stereotypical “SMELLY GUY,” or you have to buy all new clothes for that one weekend. The Austin Marriott North gives you the opportunity to wash your clothes, at your convenience.
Staying at a hotel is very convenient, but is it not just exciting altogether? The anticipation of the trip, checking in, seeing your room for the first time, and laying down on a bed already made just for you. While we encourage you to not trash the room, you don’t need to worry yourself about cleaning up before you leave for the day. Not to mention having your room cleaned daily. How awesome is that!
While all the reasons listed above are great, this one is one you should pay the most attention to. The reason some conventions are able to be at the venues they are at is that the organizers are able to make deals with the hotel. The convention has to sell a certain amount of room nights to ensure the deal is met, and, most importantly, we can come back for another great year. Even if we were to move to a new venue next year (or three), having a good track record of hotel rooms picked up allow bigger venues to take interest once we outgrow the space. Booking a room with the official hotel ensures the longevity of the convention, and shows your support for Anime Overload.]]>
Cat-Chan has over a decade of cosplay experience, has honed her craft and currently competes at a masters level. She loves making costumes with lots of frills, ruffles and feminine touches and enjoys challenging herself with new techniques and methods to bring her favorite characters to life which has led her to win top awards at several major conventions across the country.
C.C. was introduced to the magical world of cosplay in 2005 when a friend convinced her to go to her very first anime convention. The next year she came prepared with an arsenal of costumes and has been dressing up ever since.
Teca is an award-winning cosplayer who has been cosplaying for over thirteen years and was part of the runner-up team for the World Cosplay Summit Team US in 2013. She’s participated in official industry events as Sailor Jupiter from Sailor Moon for VizMedia
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Anastasia has been voice acting for nearly a decade. Her most notable anime roles include Koko Hekmatyar in Jormungand, Tobias in .hack//Quantum, Harumi Kiyama in A Certain Scientific Railgun, Sayoko in Shangri-La, Kyo Sawagi in Ben-To, Minna-Dietlinde Wilcke in Strike Witches, Aria in The Sacred Blacksmith, Ayame Jinguji in Ga-Rei: Zero, and Quin in Death Parade.
Caitlin is not only a voice actress, but an ADR director. Well known roles include Winry Rockbell in Fullmetal Alchemist, Petra in Attack on Titan, Diancie in Pokémon’s Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, Hannah in Black Butler II, Miria in Baccano, Satellizer in Freezing, Triela in Gunslinger Girl, Vivi in One Piece, Evergreen in Fairy Tail, Yakumo in School Rumble, and Kim in Soul Eater.
You can read more about Caitlin & Anastasia on your GUEST page.]]>
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Registration for Anime Overload 2016 is now open, and its going to be a blast! Take this opportunity to get the best price available on all registrations. You won’t want to miss out on all of the excitement!