Panels & Workshops
We will have a ton of panels and workshops on topics ranging from anime to comedy and beyond. This is where you can come, talk about your favorite anime, talk about cosplay, learn about making cosplay props, and more.
Show off your costuming making skills or entertain the audience with a creative performance. Sing, dance, and break thin… don’t break things. Come on stage and compete to have the best costume or performance.
Browse our dealer’s room and buy anime stuff. Get DVDs, plushies, wall scrolls, and fill your room with anime memorabilia. Don’t go home empty handed.
Browse the work of a dozen artists and their creations. Shop from artists selling all kinds of original art, creations, collectibles, figures, and more.
AniMore will have a gaming room filled with video game consoles for you to play for fun or to compete against your friends.
Come play Munchkin, Catan and any of dozens of other tabletop games in our tabletop gaming area.
Each night the convention will have it’s own late night dance with cool dance music. Come, bring out your glowsticks, and party with us!
Our awesome guests will be doing Q&As during the convention, so you can come ask them questions about your favorite anime!
Get your anime merch signed by our guests for free. Bring in your DVDs, wallscrolls, and posters to get signed by our awesome guests.
Mint Maid Cafe
The super kawaii traveling maid cafe will bring you smiles when they are serving or enjoying your company. The mint maids know a lot about anime. games, comics, Japanese culture and other geeky/nerdy awesomeness. We are sure that our Masters and Hime-Sama will truly enjoys us, and will come back for seconds.
We Look Forward in Serving you!
DMV based Okumura is a sub-duo of the 6-man hip hop collective known as Earthbound Rejects. Representing Okumura are brothers Neb Daught Kham and maikis…, with the rest of Earthbound Rejects being McShaddy, Rac Ray, Panda Flakes, Gods Touch, and “D”. Okumura is a duo striving to bring their abstract music to the people and connect with them on not just a musical level but a personal one as well. Don’t be afraid to say what’s up if you happen to see them walking around, they’re just as big a fan of the convention and anime as you are. They hope to see you at their live performance!
Boffer games by Sleeping Samurai
Sleeping Samurai entertains with cool and historical boffer weapons. Learn how to make your own and how to battle.
Futagocosplay is comprised of two identical twin sisters, hence “futago”.
They have been cosplaying since 2008 and primarily go to cons on the east cost. These two have cosplayed from anime and video games such as DRAMAtical Murder, Kamigami no Asobi, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventures, and Tokyo ghoul. These two have spent much of their time creating their cosplays and props on low budgets only to share their techniques with their followers and others on their social media. Their goals are to find the best and easiest ways to create their props and outfits so that you too can create what you need without a lot of hassle. These two live, eat, and breathe cosplay. They even take and edit their own photos. These two are the whole package.
Man At Arms
Man At Arms, from Baltimore, the best fantasy weapons black smithing group in the world. They have a 4 million subscriber YouTube channel. Matt Stagmer, host and bladesmith, has been making swords for 17 years. He is the lead blade grinder at Baltimore Knife and Sword. In the summer of 2014 he began hosting the hit web series MAN AT ARMS:REFORGED. Teamed with other talented craftsmen, he brings to life the most requested fantasy arms and armor from your favorite video games, anime, and other pop culture genres. Ilya Alekseyev was born in Troitsk, Russia. Since an early age he developed a liking to the art and craftsmanship of bladed weapons. He likes to bring his background in Art History, Asian Studies, and Philosophy into his craft. Ilya is currently an Armourer working with Baltimore Knife and Sword as well as one of the product designers. Among the skills that he brings to the Man at Arms project are his expertise in armour, damascus steel, bloomery steel, and engraving.
Tainted Reality was founded in 2005 and specializes in subculture entertainment; most notable in the realms of Asian music, video games, and web-comics. TR is best known for the management and promotion of Japanese rock andvisual kei musicians; organizing tours, concerts, and convention appearances across the country.Since 2013, we have begun working with conventions to provide high impact, adrenaline fueled raves that include stage shows, visual displays, and popular K-pop, J-Pop, and EDM hits. We also specialize in video game entertainment, and have conducted tournaments for several conventions, with championship rounds that utilize stage theatrics and showmanship to create wildly entertaining experiences for both contestants and audiences.Beginning in 2012, we have been producing our own web-comic, Fixer, which utilizes our decade-long experience in the music industry to tell the realistic story of a band formed in the late 90’s. It has since gone on to be well received by audiences all over the world, and has a dedicated following.
Mage Game Demo
In March 1st 2017, MAGE Company will run a Kickstarter campaign, for our new game “12 Realms Dungeonland”. It is a dungeon crawling, cooperative game, with miniatures and dungeon sceneries with fairy-tale characters and heroes like Snow White and Red Riding Hood. Come play a sample of the game demo during the convention.
Come play tabletop games!!