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The Anime, Cosplay and Game Festivals!

AnimeCon festivals are about more than anime! They are international festivals for fans of anime, cosplay, games, manga and other modern Asian popular culture.

Due to the severity of the COVID-19 situation, AnimeCon Classic 2020 has unfortunately been postponed to next year. Though we will do an on-line event named AnimeCon @ Home on the 6th and 7th of June on Twitch, Facebook and Discord.

For 2021 we are preparing two festivals: A regular edition AnimeCon on June 11-13 and AnimeCon Classic on September 24-26. To stay informed about the details, subscribe to our:

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The regular edition of AnimeCon in June 2021 will be our 22nd edition overall. AnimeCon is the largest and longest running Anime festival in the Netherlands, organized since 1999 by the volunteers of the J-POP Foundation.

Expect lots of vendors in the Dealer Room, an extensive Game Room, a huge variety of food and drinks, concerts, lectures and competitions of all kinds. This edition will be held in the Broodfabriek (Bread Factory) Rijswijk from June 11th to June 13th 2021. Ticket sales are not yet open, so please keep an eye on our social media for more details.

And what about the Classic edition that was planned for June 2020? It has been postponed to next year. Join Clara in reliving the Roaring Twenties at AnimeCon Classic in Theaterhotel Almelo from September 24th up until September 26th 2021.

AnimeCon Classic is a more luxurious, more mature and more dazzling Japanese (pop-)culture experience. AnimeCon is reviving the roaring twenties: expect themed drinks, anime depicting the era, jazz and more! Western and Japanese twenties overlap at AnimeCon Classic for a sensational weekend. Anyone who has already purchased a ticket for the 2020 edition and keeps it will be upgraded to a Hero Ticket, which comes with several perks to be announced at a later date.

Your opinion is important to us in order to decide what kind of AnimeCons we will organize in 2021! Share your thoughts on our Discord and Facebook Groups.

J-POP in cooperation with:
  • Aniway
  • Archonia
  • Bit Agency
  • CrunchyRoll
  • Warner Brothers Games
  • Hercules
  • Mindscape
  • Nationaal Videogame Museum
  • Samsung
  • Ziva Events
  • AFK e-Sports
  • Vertigo 6
  • Koch Media
Design & development by Bit Agency