A former TAKII Charity Beneficiary (from TAKII ~Ichiban~), Zenkaikon is a sci-fi & anime event/convention that is held on a yearly basis in Pennsylvania & has existed as such since 2006. It was formed by the merger of 2 other like-minded events, Zentrancon & Kosaikon, after a 15-1 Board Of Directors vote (of which some TAKII Coordinators were members of at 1 time). It features a lot of the things you would find at most other events, such as a nice selection of dealers, an eclectic set of artists, energizing panels, & strong club support (c/o the Delaware Anime Society). At the request of Zenkaikon's co-founder (& closer personal friend of TAKII Coordinators), Jackie D.R. Freilich, the TAKII World Tour was asked to help kick off its inaugural celebration, as well as a subsequent event in 2007. Outside of the standard "TAKII Show" & "Say WTF Karaoke" offerings, The Asian Karaoke Idol Invitational also brought with it its critically-acclaimed "Who's Got No Talent!?" & the TLO (The Lost Otakus)-hosted "Otaku Jeopardy", a tradition that appears at Zenkaikon even to this day (& was started at TAKII). Zenkaikon also followed in the footsteps of "the world's most extreme Asian culture fusion festival" by announcing its expansion to a 2-day event shortly after TAKII did the same for TAKII 5 ~Shin Seiki (Neon Genesis)~. So sit back, relax, & enjoy the TAKII World Tour at Zenkaikon....all over again!
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