3 Big Reasons to Attend Bold Matsuri!

Florida Comic Cons is her to give 3 big reasons to attend Bold Matsuri. Bold matsuri is a cosplay and anime festival held in Jacksonville, Florida and July 9-10. The event will at the Prime F. Osborne III Convention Center. And the show will be open Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Big Reason #1: Guests

Ben Diskin

Ben Diskin voices Ban in Seven Deadly Sins, Sai in Naruto, and Joseph Joestar in Jojo’s Bizzarre Adventure: Battle Tendancy.

Cherami Leigh

Cherami Leigh voices Lucy Heartfilia in Fairy Tail, Makoto Nijima in Persona 5, and Asuma Yuuki in Sword Art Online.

Dan Green

Dan green voices both Yugi Moto and Yami Yugi in Yu-Gi-Oh!, Knuckles the Echidna in the Sonic games, and Mewtwo in Pokémon.

Darren Dunstan

Darren Dunstan voices Maximillion Pegasis in Yu-Gi-Oh!, and Splinter in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Neil Kaplan

Neil Kaplan voices Madara Uchiha in Naruto, Shingekuni Genryusai Yamamoto in Bleach, and Emperor Zarkon from Vultron.

Ricco Fajardo

Ricco Fajardo voices Mirio Togata in My Hero Academia, Benimaru in That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime, and León Luis

in Garo.

Derick Snow

Derick Snow voices Shinra Kusakabe in Fire Force, Roh in Dragon Ball, and Rigur in That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime.

Lindsay Seidel

Lindsay Seidel voices Nejire Hado in My Hero Academia, Nagisa Shiota in Assassination Classroom, and Boa Sandersonia in One Piece.

Kellen Goff

Kellen Goff voices Diavolo in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind, Glamrock Freddy, Sun, and Moon in Five Nights at Freddy’s: Security Breach, as well as Overhaul in My Hero Academia.

Kyle Hebert

Kyle Hebert voices Son Gohan in Dragon Ball, Fatgum in My Hero Academia, and Kiba Inazuka in Naruto.

Emily Neves

Emily Neves voices Eri in My Hero Academia, Kanade Tachibana in Angel Beats, and Sylphiette in Moshoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation.

Big Reason #2: Cosplay

Bold Matsuri is a cosplay festival, so there are several events dedicated to cosplay, like the cosplay karaoke after party and the cosplay contest. Bold Matsuri’s cosplay contest will take place on Saturday in the main panel room. And prejudging is 2 hours before the contest. Also, Bold Matsuri invited several professional cosplayers to meet with attendees, participate in panels, or judge the cosplay contest.


Sofiiagomez is a cosplayer, voice actor, and content creator.


Just Yeliz

Just Yeliz is an international cosplayer and content creator from Australia.


Originally from Argentia, Cosplaybysab is now located in Florida.



Kendalb cosplays regularly from Final Fantasy titles.


Abradorable is a cosplayer and fabricator.

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Karrigan Taylor

Not only is Karrigan Taylor a cosplayer, but she is also a model, Vtuber, and manga writer.

Caught Red Handed

Caught Red Handed is also a twitch affiliate streamer.

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Mana-T Cosplay

Mana-T Cosplay is an associate editor for Florida Comic Cons.

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BlackFlame16 is another local cosplayer, and is the leader of Guilty Pulse, an idol and dance cover group.


Sailor Scours of Jacksonville

Sailor Scouts of Jacksonville were founded in 2015 and have made it their goal to spread joy around Florida.

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Big Reason #3: Maid Cafe

The Orlando Maid Café is the only permanent maid café is Florida. They are partnered with Ready, Game, Begin. It’s their first year at Bold Matsuri. Maid Cafe’s allow attendees to be served food and drinks by a group dressed in maid costumes. Also, make sure to stay and watch the idol group Auracle perform. The cost is $15 for one hour. And service includes a drink and one of the assorted cupcakes with various candies and pocky.


Tickets start at $35 for a single day pass. You can buy them online or in person. Also, tickets for children under 10 are free when accompanied by a paying adult. And after party Tickets are $15.

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