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Zenkaikon, Anime & Sci-Fi Convention, Lancaster PA

April 1-3, 2016, Lancaster County Convention Center

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Zenkaikon 2015 T-shirt Contest Winners!

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 9:09pm

We are happy to announce the winners of the Zenkaikon 2015 T-Shirt Contest! Thanks to everyone who entered! We had many great entries this year and it was a very difficult decision.

The first place winner will have her artwork featured on the official Zenkaikon 2015 T-shirts sold at the convention. She will also receive a complimentary T-shirt featuring her design, a free membership to Zenkaikon, and a free Artist Alley table.

Zenkaikon 2015 Welcomes Cosplay Burlesque

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 8:29pm

Zenkaikon is happy to welcome performing arts group Cosplay Burlesque to Zenkaikon 2015! Cosplay Burlesque is a group of burlesque performers and cosplayers dedicated to combining the two for your entertainment. There is no fandom that they’ll leave untouched in their quest for great source material!  They are fanfiction come to life!

Read more about them and all of our currently-announced guests on our Guest page.


Win Tickets to DISTANT WORLDS at New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 3:04pm
On January 31st, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, NJ will be hosting a two concert marathon (3pm and 8pm) of Distant Worlds: Music from FINAL FANTASY, with special guests Rikki, Susan Calloway and Nobuo Uematsu. Zenkaikon has two pairs of tickets to the 3pm concert, to give away to members of Zenkaikon 2015! To enter, let us know what your favorite FINAL FANTASY game is, and why!

Zenkaikon 2015 Welcomes The Ricecookers

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 8:21pm
Zenkaikon is happy to announce that Brooklyn-based Japanese rock band The Ricecookers will be a musical guest at our 2015 convention! In 2010, The Ricecookers made their debut and had their first Japan tour. Soon after the tour, one of their songs "NAMInoYUKUSAKI" was chosen as the theme song for the Japanese TV drama SPEC (TBS Network) and SPEC, The Movie. They made history as the first unknown indie band to be featured in a theme song for a major TV series in Japan. The band continues to tour in the United States and Japan and attend various musical events, including CMJ Music Marathon in New York and Rising Sun Rock Festival in Japan.

Zenkaikon 2015 Welcomes Richard Horvitz & Rikki Simons

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 8:32pm
Zenkaikon is excited to announce Richard Horvitz (Invader ZIM) and Rikki Simons (GIR) as guests for 2015! You may also know Richard as Billy (The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy), Alpha 5 (Power Rangers), and other roles! Rikki has also authored multiple science fantasy books (including the ShutterBox series), and was a background painter in Invader ZIM.

Zenkaikon 2015 Welcomes Shadowbinders (Thomas & Kambrea Pratt)!

Sun, 01/04/2015 - 8:52pm
Zenkaikon 2015 is happy to welcome Thomas and Kambrea Pratt, creators of the popular webcomic Shadowbinders! Part steampunk, part fantasy, and part romantic comedy, Shadowbinders centers on an ordinary teenaged girl named Mia White, and a magic ring she inherits from her recently deceased grandfather. The ring transports Mia to another world, where she meets airship captain Crimson Rhen, a mage, and his motley crew.

Zenkaikon 2015 T-shirt Design Contest!

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:32pm
Zenkaikon is happy to announce its fifth annual T-shirt contest. Now is your chance to get your unique design immortalized on the official T-shirt that will be sold to members of Zenkaikon 2015! The winner of the contest will receive a complimentary membership to Zenkaikon 2015, a table in the Artist Alley, and a T-shirt featuring their design!