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The New York Anime Festival is an annual anime convention held at the Jacob K. Javits Center in Midtown Manhattan. It features exclusive and extensive anime screenings, guests from America and Japan, manga, cosplay, video games, live-action Japanese cinema, fashion, food, and the cultural treasures that gave birth to Japanese pop culture.
The New York Anime Festival is operated by Reed Exhibitions, the world's largest event organizer. Reed also runs New York Comic Con, BookExpo America, the London Book Fair, the Tokyo International Book Fair, and MIPCOM. Reed's publishing branch is responsible for magazines including Variety, Publishers Weekly, Video Business, and Playthings.
All attendees seven-years-old and up need a ticket to get in. Children six-years-old and younger can enter for free with a paying adult. Please note, the New York Anime Festival recommends all children under 18 attend with an adult, and all children under 13 must have an adult with them while at the New York Anime Festival.
Online registration is now open! Weekend tickets are $55, Friday tickets are $35, Saturday tickets are $40, and Sunday tickets are $35. Just print out the barcode at the end of the process and take it with you to the New York Anime Festival in September.