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MomoCon 2024 Announces the Iconic Suda51 as Keynote Speaker 

Wildcard developer behind No More Heroes and killer7 joins the fun

ATLANTA — April 18, 2023 — MomoCon, the largest celebration of gaming and anime in the Southeast United States, returns to the Georgia World Congress Center from Friday, May 24, through Monday, May 27, 2024, and the legendary Suda51 joins as this year’s keynote speaker.

Goichi “Suda51” Suda, renowned director, writer, and game designer from the No More Heroes series, Shadows of the Damned, and killer7 among many other projects, will take the stage on Saturday, May 25, at 4 pm, for an intimate keynote speech about his career, game development, and his upcoming projects.

Furthering the excitement, MomoCon has added Japanese idol group BABYBEARD to this year’s performance lineup. Following the success of the singles NIPPON KARA KONNICHIWA (Hello from Japan) and PIENNIZER, the group will take the stage for “An Adorable Assault on the Senses” on Saturday, May 25, at 2:30 pm.

The show will also host several video game tournaments, with three major brackets for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and Splatoon 3 to create the ultimate Nintendo brawl. Get those fight sticks ready for Street Fighter 6, Tekken 8, Guilty Gear -Strive-, and Mortal Kombat 1 brackets throughout the weekend, alongside tabletop and card game faceoffs. Learn more and register through the MomoCon 2024 Start.GG page

On the show floor, guests will have a host of gaming demos and merchandise to check out, including the latest from indie exhibitors MultiPath, NerdBurger Games, Universe of Legends TCG, When Suddenly! Games, Sliced Kiwi Studios, Aleth Labs, and Slap Stag, to name a few.

Stay up to date with all confirmed 2024 guests, concerts, panels, and more on the MomoCon’s official website. An official schedule and a full list of events will be revealed closer to the event. 

“We are over the moon to have Suda51 back in Atlanta to host this year’s keynote speech,” said Chris Stuckey, MomoCon Co-Founder. “His legacy and work is very important to our fans, and to have him back during such an important year for his career makes it even more important to us. We can’t wait to hear what he has to share!”

To apply for a media pass, please fill out the press accreditation form. Content creator badges are also available, including live-streaming opportunities directly from the show floor. 

For more information on the event, check out the official MomoCon site and follow MomoCon on X (formerly Twitter), Facebook, Tumblr, Discord, and Instagram for updates. 

About MomoCon

Founded in 2004 by Jessica Merriman and Chris Stuckey, then students at Georgia Tech, MomoCon has grown from a 700-person on-campus event to the largest event in the southeast United States for fans of video games, animation, cosplay, comics, and tabletop games.