I really enjoyed going to Tekko 2016, it was one of the best experiences in my life. I purchased the vip ticket and it was well worth every penny. I attended 10+ cons this year, and Tekko was one of the best price wise and content wise. I participated in most of the fashion events and recommend this convention to everyone especially those with high interest in J-Fashion.
— Molly Gee
When you look at a convention like this, you’re looking at a group of mostly introverted people. This is an opportunity — they can get the videos online, now, play games online. This is a place they can come and be themselves with peer-to-peer interaction. Where else can you do that, but at a friend’s house.
— Tribune Review
While Tekko is on track to bring in a lot of new faces and costumes, some long-time attendees have made the annual trek to Tekko a tradition.
“It’s like Thanksgiving, you come together with your family,” Foster Owens, who has been coming to Tekko since 2008, said. “Every year you can come and meet someone new to be friends with … and … ya know, be nerds together,”
— Pittsburgh City Paper