|Final Fantasy VII's Cloud visits the Ren Cen.|
DETROIT, MI October 2nd 2013. Pokémon’s Ash, Street Fighter’s Ryu, Dragon Ball Z’s Gohan, the Assassin Connor Kenway, Borderland 2’s Claptrap, and even Duke Nukem will be invading Downtown Detroit this Halloween weekend as YOUMACON, Metro Detroit's Anime Convention, returns to both the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center and Cobo Hall.
tourism into the city of Detroit, the Convention expanded into the Renaissance Center in 2010. In 2011 Youmacon managed to become the first event to ever “sell out” the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center, the tallest hotel in the western hemisphere. Last year, Youmacon drew an international audience of over 12,000 individuals to downtown Detroit for the weekend, coming as far as Great Britain, Japan, Sweden, and Australia.