MechaCon: After Dark

18+, ID Required

Only attendees age 18 and over are allowed in the following events. I.D.s will be checked. If you do not have a legal I.D., you will not be permitted to enter.

Cosplay Burlesque (18+, ID Required)

Yearning for a galactic getaway full of tantalizing performances hotter than a star’s core? We invite you to join us at the Mercury Lounge for a night of debauchery in the hottest place in the galaxy to watch the heavenly bodies of the Celestial Sinsations bring your cosmic fantasies to life in a showcase of your favorite extraterrestrial characters from comics to anime!

The party starts Friday night (July 27th) in General Assembly (Celestin Ballroom); make sure to bring your ID for this 18+ event!

When the lights go down, the clothes come off and the characters come alive!


Ready to Join The Fantasy?

We are now accepting submissions for MechaCon’s upcoming Nerdlesque Show! Join the Celestial Sinsations on stage of the Mercury Lounge as we present: “What’s Your Fantasy?”.  As the title suggests, the theme of the show will be the Fantasy genre!

Guidelines for Submissions:

  • All types of nerdlesque acts are acceptable (Anime, Manga, TV shows, movies, etc.) so long as they fall within the fantasy genre!
  • All performers must be 21+
  • Submission videos should be no less than 3 minutes.
  • Performers must include a headshot, tagline, and brief bio with their video submission

If accepted, performers will receive free admission to the entire weekend experience of MechaCon 2318!

There’s no cost to apply so what are you waiting for? Send all videos and/or questions to Casie Heim at

Celestial Sinsations is the official MechaCon Anime Convention cosplay burlesque troupe. Bringing to life characters from anime to fantasy to the big screen, The Celestial Sinsations features dancers from all over south Louisiana. Come be entranced by the more sensual side of some of your favorite characters!

Other After Dark Events

Coming Soon!