Kumoricon 2017 - October 27-29
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Convention Events

We cordially invite you to Kumoricon's first Lolita and J-Fashion Tea Party! Dress in your favorite coordinates and meet other lolitas and Japanese fashion fans over tea and sweets! (Sold out!)

Anime Viewing Rooms

Want to get inspired to watch new shows? Looking for somewhere quiet to take a break from the roaring crowds? Stop by our anime viewing rooms too watch some oldies, some newbies, and some things in between.

Place your bid on rare collectors' items, unique and signed paraphernalia, and all the proceeds go to a great cause: Doernbecher Children's Hospital!

Artists, local and from around the country, have come together to showcase their incredible art inspired by your favorite shows, games, and movies.

Kumoricon's international anime music video competition. Editors from around the world compete in different categories that are judged by the audience during the contest.

We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting another Iron Chef competition. The theme this year is "Get Your Head In The Game!", featuring sports-themed AMVs.

Chibi Room

The Chibi Room is a place for exploring the natural cultural curiosity of children and teens through simple arts and crafts. Come join in the fun and enjoy taking your creations home!

Whether you prefer competing as a contestant on stage or viewing the skits and costumes from the audience, the Cosplay Competition is Kumoricon's main costume event where entrants compete for recognition and top prizes.

Enter our contests all in one place.

Come to Hall C for figures, apparel, and officially licensed merchandise; unique items; and so much more!

Fan Creation Workshops

Looking for something a little more hands on? A little more interactive? Fans host a variety of workshops that let you test out their lessons.

Fans show and express their passions by hosting panels to discuss their favorite subjects. Whether it be anime, games, manga, or cosplay, there's always a variety!

Panelist guidelines are available here; however, applications are closed for 2017.

Formal Dances

Put on your dancing shoes and your finest ball attire and get ready to dance your nights away. (Dress code may apply.)

We kindly invite you to Kumoricon's first Maid Café! Sessions combine a sampling of a Japanese maid cafe experience with the community of an American convention, presented as a special dining event.

Coming from all over the world, Kumoricon brings together industry professionals and celebrities to help us host a truly unique and exciting show!

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Industry panels

Hear what's the latest and greatest coming from our industry guests!

Come sing your heart out, or have a seat and relax, but most importantly, enjoy the music!

Late Night Rave

Get on your favorite rave gear and prepare to dance the night away! With an awesome DJ lineup—our raves are something to rave about.

Manga Library

Come sit, relax, and read your favorite manga in Kumoricon's very own manga library! It's a great place to take a break from all the con chaos!

A sampling of traditional Japanese sakes as well as American sake will be tasted while learning about the making sake and the various types of sake.

Tickets are available both for pre-order online, and at the convention. (Age 21+ only, with valid, government-issued photo ID.)

Tabletop Gaming

Not your typical round of cards, our Tabletop Gaming team brings folks together to play tournaments, run drafts, and help out beginners who just want to try their hand at a new game.

Video Gaming

Running nonstop, our Video Gaming department boasts one one of the largest video game collections in the area and will be hosting tournaments all weekend!

… and more!