Best 3 Anime Conventions in Tokyo

Best 3 Anime Conventions in Tokyo


If you’re an anime and manga lover and are visiting Tokyo soon, you probably want to attend as many anime events as possible. Due to Japan, especially Tokyo, being a hub of all things anime and otaku there are tons of anime events that are held every year. Whether it’s anime cafes, new anime merchandise or anime conventions…there are so many otaku events to attend in Tokyo. In today’s article we will be focusing on the best and biggest anime and manga conventions in Tokyo. If you’re interested in attending some of these conventions, then make sure to keep reading to find out more about all these conventions!


1. AnimeJapan

AnimeJapan used to be known as ‘Tokyo International Anime Fair’. This is one of the largest anime conventions in Tokyo and in the world. It is held yearly at Big Sight convention corner in Odaiba. Many animation companies that are planning to release new animes announce/preview the anime at this convention. Due to this it is a very exciting and fun convention to attend for all anime and manga fans! Other than animation companies there are tons of anime merchandise companies, gaming companies and software developers that also attend this convention. This means that there are tons of things to do and stalls to visit. If you’re looking for a huge convention that has a variety of things to and see, this is definitely the convention for you.

More information

Address

3-11-1 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo, 135-0063, Japan

Access

Take the Saikyo Line to Kokusai-tenjijō Station

Dates

March/April yearly

Website

https://www.anime-japan.jp/en/about/outline/

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2. Comiket

Comiket is also known as the Comic Market and is one of the biggest conventions in the world that is dedicated to manga. The convention is set out with tons of stalls inside the building, with each stall being dedicated to a different manga. The cool thing about this convention is that there are stalls from both popular mangas and also amateur manga artists. This means that you can check out and buy manga from independent artists and find new amazing mangas! Also, if you’re someone who is into cosplay, there’re many people who attend this event in cosplay meaning that this is a great convention for you!

More information

Address

3-11-1 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo, 135-0063, Japan

Access

Take the Saikyo Line to Kokusai-tenjijō Station

Dates

Held twice a year. August and December.

Website

https://www.comiket.co.jp/index_e.html

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3. World Cosplay Summit

World Cosplay Summit is a convention that is dedicated SOLELY to cosplay! This cosplay convention is held in Tokyo yearly and features tons of fun activities to do for cosplayers and cosplay lovers. If you love to dress up in cosplay/make your own, then this is a great opportunity for you to show that off to the world! If you’re someone who doesn’t like to cosplay but still loves to see other people in cosplay, this is also a great place for you to go as there are tons of professional and famous cosplayers who attend this convention! It’s amazing to see cosplayers come together and enjoy a day together especially due to everyone being from different parts of the world! This is the perfect convention for all cosplay lovers!

More information

Address

Changes yearly. Check official website.

Access

Changes yearly. Check official website.

Dates

August. Held yearly.

Website

https://www.worldcosplaysummit.jp/en/

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