Friday, November 19 from 1:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. (Doors and registration open at 10:00 a.m.)
Saturday, November 20 from 10:00 a.m. until 10:0 p.m. (Doors and registration open at 8:00 a.m.)
Sunday, November 21 from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. (Doors and registration open at 8:00 a.m.)
Javits Center – 655 W. 34th Street at 11th Avenue
Admission: $70 Three-day Ticket/$45 Friday Only/$60 Saturday Only/$45 Sunday Only
Anime NYC, New York City’s anime convention, returns to a live, in-person format in November! Powered by Crunchyroll, Anime NYC is a creation of LeftField Media, a boutique event company made up of dedicated fans and experienced convention organizers.
Celebrate Japanese anime, manga, and cosplay at this showcase of the best of Japanese pop culture. Anime NYC brings anime fans and publishers together for three days of unique exhibits, exclusive screenings, extensive panels, and appearances by some of the biggest creators in Japan.
The convention presents more than 100 hours of panels, screenings, and special events featuring guests from America and Japan, manga and anime publishers, premiere screenings, and talks from your fellow fans!
Natsumi Ueki and Robert Woodhead of AnimEigo, one of the first companies to release anime and Japanese live-action films in the US and Canada
Justin Leach of Qubic Pictures, a New York- and Tokyo-based animation production company
Shinji Aramaki, a film director and mechanical designer whose current project is the CG anime series Blade Runner: Black Lotus
CurtRichy and Y. Chang of the YouTube series Beyond the Bot, a New York-based anime club
Colleen Clinkenbeard, an American voice actress, ADR director, and scriptwriter at Funimation
For a full list of guests, please visit Anime NYC’s website.
Attack on Titan Manga Gallery
As the beloved manga and anime series Attack on Titan comes to an end, Japanese publisher Kodansha presents a massive exhibition that will showcase the evolution of the art of series creator Hajime Isayama.
It will also feature special board with messages from fans who have supported the award-winning and New York Times-bestselling series over the past eleven years. Fans are encouraged to share their Attack on Titan memories with the #ThanksAttackonTitan hashtag. Kodansha will collect posts with this hashtag across Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and even TikTok to spotlight online and on a dedicated wall in the Attack on Titan Manga Gallery. Your message could be displayed with those of fans from around the world!
Anime NYC Masquerade
Saturday, November 20 at 8:00 p.m.
Watch as cosplayers take to the Main Stage to compete to see who has the best craftsmanship and showmanship.
Official Cosplay Meetups
Anime NYC loves cosplayers, and this year they are giving creative and dedicated fans the opportunity to organize their own meetups or photoshoots! Deadline to submit your meetup application is this Friday, October 15. Click here for full details.
Third Annual AMV Contest
Submit your very own anime music video! Judges are looking for short videos consisting of mostly Japanese animation or Japanese video game footage. Genres include Action/Adventure, Romance, Drama, Upbeat, or Comedy/Parody. Deadline to enter is Monday, October 25. Click here for full submission rules and guidelines.
COVID-19 Vaccination and Mask Requirements
The pandemic still exists, so there are still rules in place for large gatherings. In accordance with New York’s guidelines for indoor venues throughout the city, all attendees, exhibitors, guests, staff, crew, and anyone 12 years old and older entering the Javits Center for Anime NYC must show proof of vaccination. Everyone must wear a mask properly, even cosplayers. For Anime NYC’s detailed health and safety policies, please click here.