Meet the Stars of the Show

Live Concerts

Anime Matsuri hosts numerous Live Concerts throughout the weekend. Our Main Events on Saturday Night in Exhibit Hall E features the Main Concert with popular bands from Japan. Our 2016 lineup includes Morning Musume and Brilliant Kingdom! Join thousands of fans as we celebrate Japanese music!

Club AM

Club AM is the Anime Matsuri dance party. Popular DJ’s take the stage this year on Saturday night to deliver the heart pounding mixes. With glow sticks in the air and state of the art entertainment, Club AM delivers until 4am.

Vendor Area

Anime Matsuri 2016 features 250,000 square feet of exhibits, vendors, and artists located on the first floor in Hall C & D and open until 7pm on Friday and Saturday, and 4pm on Sunday. Everything from Figurines to Video Games, to Trading Cards to the Latest Japanese Fashion can be had!

Maid Cafe

Experience the popular art of role playing in a cafe setting. Maids and butlers serve you delicious snacks because here…you are the Master!

Cosplay & Cosplay Contests

For this weekend, almost everyone is dressed up as their favorite characters. Anime, video games and comic book characters populate the halls of the convention. We also feature 2 major Cosplay Contests on Friday and Saturday.

Japanese Fashion Show

The highly anticipated J-Fashion Show featuring popular clothing labels, designers and models from Japan and a huge cast of talented people will take place on Friday at 8PM.

Car Show

Anime Matsuri features an indoor car show open to all attendees on Saturday of the convention. This event is in Exhibit Hall B from 12pm-6pm.

AMusement Hall

 Exhibit Hall B of the convention center is where Photography Sets, arcade gaming, and Live Action Role Playing (LARP) takes place. From 8 theatrical sets to a dozen rhythm games on free-play, our entertainment hall stays open until 2am.