Welcome to AnimeCon

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 popular culture.

Due to the severity of the COVID-19 situation, both our regular edition of AnimeCon, scheduled for June 11-13 2021, and AnimeCon Classic, scheduled for September 24-26 2021 have unfortunately been postponed to next year.

However, for 2021 we are preparing a Christmas Special edition at the Broodfabriek on December 11-12. To stay informed about the details, subscribe to our newsletter (check your spambox!).

Many details will be announced at a later date. However, we'd like to emphasize: This is a one-time 2-day AnimeCon special. The normal 3-day festival will be held in June 2022 so, no worries, your 3 days of summer fun will still be there again. Ticket sales are not yet open, so please keep an eye on our social media for more details.

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

AnimeCon is an annual anime convention organised by volunteers of the J-POP Foundation. Learn about Japanese (pop)-culture and experience an amazingly fun anime convention weekend with anime and manga fans. Keep an eye on our page for upcoming events.

Amigurumi at AnimeCon
Make your own bento at AnimeCon
Calligraphy workshop at AnimeCon

Latest Events

AMV CompetitionAMV Competition
The AMV Competition of AnimeCon is a fun event with serious competition. The 2021 competition at AnimeCon ~The Christmas Edition~...
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Casual Cosplay CompetitionCasual Cosplay Competition
Do you hold the wish to perform a cosplay skit on stage without the pressure of professional judging and being...
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ECG Group and Solo 2022 preliminariesECG Group and Solo 2022 preliminaries
European Cosplay Gathering You may have heard about Japan-Expo in Paris before, because it's the largest Japanese Pop-culture related event...
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GICOF Duo 2022 preliminariesGICOF Duo 2022 preliminaries
What is GICOF? AnimeCon has always been the Dutch festival to go to for awesome international cosplay contests. This year,...
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News and Blog

AnimeCon ChristmasAnimeCon Christmas
Have you got 11 and 12 December 2021 marked on your calendars? While we're still enjoying our summer holidays and...
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World Cosplay Championship Video Division
World Cosplay Championship Video Division
Due to the current situation, WCS is again postponed to next year. But, to be able to share our love...
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AnimeCon @ Home 2021
AnimeCon @ Home 2021
Dear visitors,The pandemic is postponing our festival once again. However, one little virus will not keep us down on showing...
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