Convention Events

  • AMV Contest

    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.

  • Charity Auction

    Place your bid on rare collectors' items, unique and signed paraphernalia, and all the proceeds go to a great cause.

  • Cosplay Chess

    Come see your favorite characters battle it on a giant chessboard stage! Attendees in cosplay serve as the pieces, and at the direction of two chess masters, will move, fight and die, live on stage.

  • Cosplay Contest

    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.

  • Cosplay Lingerie Show

    Let's spice things up with the Cosplay Lingerie Show! Come and strut your stuff down the runway in this show! All shapes, sizes, and body types are welcome!

  • Cosplay Lip Sync Showdown

    You asked for it and we're here to deliver! Join us for the Cosplay Lip Sync Showdown, where cosplayers of all ages get on stage and lip-sync for their lives.

  • Ghost Neko's Purranormal Maid Café

    We kindly invite you to Kumoricon's 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.

  • Idol Festival

    Do you enjoy watching J-pop and K-pop performers show off their dance moves? Are you a fan of idol anime? Then come cheer on your favorite idol group at the first ever Kumoricon Idol Festival, or show off a few moves of your own.

  • KumoriBall

    Put on your dancing shoes and your finest ball attire and get ready to dance your nights away. Dress code applies.

  • 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.

… and more!