Anime Punch!

Anime Punch!, began as an offshoot of Animate!, The Ohio State University's anime club. The first event hosted was a small anime convention held in the Ohio Union on the OSU campus in early 2005 titled simply "Anime Punch". Following that event they held a larger, apocalypse-themed convention called Armageddicon, which was held at a Doubletree Hotel in the Spring of 2006. That year they also began hosting an entirely outdoor anime convention called "Fieldcon". In 2007 it was formally decided that Armageddicon would become an "anime only" convention, meaning that programming and guests would be entirely centered on Japanese animation with no time paid to anime fans tangential interests (such as gaming or Jpop).

Until 2009, Armageddicon was ran as an event hosted by the Ohio State University anime club. In 2009 Anime Punch restructured itself from an informal organization into Anime Punch LLC, with the stated purpose of hosting events that were educational, entertaining, and enriching to the general fan-culture of Japanese Animation. In 2011 Anime Punch formed a partnership with The Ohio State University Urban Arts Space, and began hosting monthly lectures. That same year they partnered with the campus bar "Ruby Tuesday Live" (no relation to the restaurant chain) to host a weekly theme night for area fans titled "Nerd Night". In 2012 Anime Punch began hosting its second major convention, "Revoluticon", which in start opposition to Armageddicon focuses entirely on anime fans non-anime interests.

Read more about Anime Punch!:  Armageddicon, Revoluticon, Fieldcon, Urban Arts Outreach

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