The past few months have given us a lot to look forward to in terms of EGC events. Various artists, cosplayers, and musical performances have already been announced. There are still a few more guest announcements planned for the weeks ahead that you'll want to stay tuned for. Our community is really coming together even as we spend so much of our time apart. This weekend is filled with two of our most popular tournaments to compete in, so we're looking forward to spending time with so many of you.
Stay tuned for more news, updates, and announcements as we continue on the road to EGC. The Electronic Gaming Convention is planned to be held the weekend of February 26th-28th 2021 at the San Antonio Event Center located at the intersection of Loop 410 and Marbach. With regard for everyone's safety, social distancing practices will be followed and masks are required as per our local ordinances.
Christian Lalinde, better known as Sephi Hakubi, is a progressive DJ, multi-media producer, anime enthusiast, and video gamer from Coral Springs, Florida with a big focus in the Anime Fandom and Electronic Dance Music communities. He is the founder and Managing Director of HakubiVerse, a Hard Dance and Trance music and otaku-fandom entertainment label focusing on rave culture with Japanese-fandom influences and pioneering a style called “AnimEDM”. Previously he founded and led Hau5 of Hakubi and Sushicrowd, groups of fandom artists producing and performing music through various media such as television, radio, and live events. Currently, Sephi is official resident of underground music groups Just Don’t Stop Productions (JDS) and Hard Dance Texas (HD:TX).
Sephi utilized his experiences in many of his interactions to become what he’s described today as a “multi-media culture masher”, establishing the correlation between anime and electronic music. Sephi strives to make the electronic dance community relevant for fans by formulated his mixing style called AnimEDM, a style of unique sounds and sights primarily influenced from Progressive House, Trance, Eurodance, Hard Dance, and Hardcore music, often with Japanese influences.
The mission for Sephi’s AnimEDM style works to create a place of friendship, musical freedom and anime fandom. Sephi’s AnimEDM style gained significant attention in the anime and rave scene as he performed for the masses at FAN:dom Con, San Japan, SukoshiCon, IKKiCon, and Realms Con as well as festivals such as Equinox, Unite As One, Tonyc Summer Jam and Texas Silent Disco. Sephi was also honored to open for internationally recognized DJs like Darude, Donald Glaude, Made Monster, Ferry Corsten, and BT, and opened direct support for major artists like FYER, Kenneth Thomas, JJ Flores, Fracus & Darwin, and Zoe VanWest. These experiences brought Sephi much valued wisdom during his adventures playing with world-renowned industry performers.
The Electronic Gaming Convention (EGC for short) represents the San Antonio Area newest fighting game tournaments. EGC is bringing together the best of the best from around the world in a dazzling exhibition of skill and fun, as players and fans gather to honor the competitive spirit in an open format and determine a champion.