Anime News

Otakon Attendance Numbers 23,000 on Day 1
Date: 8/9/2008
As of 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Otakon's paid attendance was approximately 23,000, surpassing last year's event total of 22,852. Additional on-site registration on Friday (after 6:30 p.m.), Saturday, and Sunday will bring the 2008 total over 23,000.
Source: Anime News Network