Zenkaikon, Anime & Sci-Fi Convention, Lancaster PA

April 1-3, 2016, Lancaster County Convention Center

Welcome to Zenkaikon!

Since 2006, Zenkaikon has been holding an annual celebration of anime, comics, games, science fiction, and fandom!

Join us for our 11th annual convention on April 28-30, 2017. The three day event will include panels, workshops, anime & live action screenings, concerts, cosplay, video gaming, tabletop gaming, LARP, AMVs, dances, vendors, artists, and more!

Zenkaikon 2017 is located at the Lancaster County Convention Center in Lancaster, PA, and only 90 minutes from Philadelphia and Baltimore! It is also accessible via public transportation.

See you there!

Zenkaikon at Sakura Sunday 2017

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 9:10pm
Want another chance to show off your cosplay, and meet up with friends you might see at Zenkaikon? Join us on April 9th at Sakura Sunday! Sakura Sunday, run by the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia (JASGP), celebrates the blooming of the sakura (cherry blossom) trees in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park. Attendees can enjoy musical performances, martial arts demonstrations, crafts, vendors, food, tours of Shofuso Japanese house, and more!

Zenkaikon Announces Additional Programming Space @ Tellus360

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 8:44pm

We are excited to announce additional programming space for Zenkaikon 2017, located at Tellus360 Irish Pub & Event Venue. Zenkaikon will be using "The Temple" room at Tellus360 to host panels and guest autograph sessions. In addition, there will be a 10% discount on all food at Tellus360 when you show your Zenkaikon badge! Tellus360 is right next to the Lancaster County Convention Center, right in front of the Marriott parking garage (see map below). 

Zenkaikon 2017 Welcomes Greg Wicker

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 8:37pm
We are happy to welcome back game show guru Greg "Greggo" Wicker, who will be hosting several game shows at Zenkaikon 2014! Greggo has been producing and hosting game shows at anime conventions since 1999, when he premiered Anime Match Game at Project A-Kon in Dallas. Since then, Greggo has done anime-themed versions of several classic game shows and created a few games of his own.