Perfect Surroundings for Remarkable Photoshoots

At the tranquil, stunning lakeside backdrop of Maumee Bay, esteemed photographers an cosplayers alike travel from far and wide to capture truly one-of-a-kind photoshoot opportunities. Whether you plan on cosplaying competitively in our Masquerade, you want memorable photos of your hard work, or you are the keen eye behind the lens, Midoricon believes in supporting all mediums of artistic skill. We've even got a booking system to make finding photographers, shoot locations and group meet-ups easier!

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Ohio's Prime Anime-cation!

We're more than an anime convention - we're an anime-themed vacation! At Midoricon's new home, Maumee Bay Lodge & State Park, earn your ninja rank among the kage! With modern conveniences in a timeless nature retreat, Midoricon is an outdoor adventure complete with the modern conveniences of Maumee Bay Convention Center's indoor facilities, you're in for an adventure.

Photo credit goes to Suppapong Photography

Be Your Own Hero!

From the helm of the ZERO-ONE at our Live-Action Pokémon Snap, to dodging banana peels on our real Mario Kart racing track, we're an interactive experience like no other!

Photo credit goes to CTGraphy

Miss Us? Come To MidoriFest!

Located once again at Shawnee State Park Lodge & Conference Center, the host of Midoricon 2013 & 2.5 events, join us the weekend of April 18th & 19th, 2015! Complete with the transformation of Shawnee's cabins into a feudal Japanese village with shops, music, festival games, and much more! We will also feature the same programming and entertainment you get every year at Midoricon, such as merchants, panels, and more!

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Experience Your Fandoms - For Real

We're not exclusively anime, y'know (although we DO love it). Any and all fandoms are celebrated here! And on our turf, there's too much to explore, too much adventure to embark on NOT to feel like you've been swept up into your favorite world - near or far!

Photo credit goes to Elemental Photography

Get Your Badge!

Our current rate, which expires May 1st, 2015, is $40. To save on our at-door, full-weekend price of $55, it's best to pre-register your badge! We also sell single-day badges, discounted when you pre-register!

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Book Your Stay!

Maumee Bay State Park Lodge & Conference Center in Oregon, OH, features all the boundless adventure a state park can offer, with all the comfortable amenities of an affordable resort. 

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Get A Photographer!

Our one-of-a-kind venue has some striking scenery, attracting talented cosplayers and photographers alike! To book your shoot, or if you're a photographer available for business, we're an ideal destination for you!

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Proudly Presenting Midoricon's Annual Mid-Year Event, MidoriFest 2015!

April 18th & 19th, 2015 | Shawnee State Park Lodge, West Portsmouth, OH

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MidoriFest 2015

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