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Zenkaikon, Anime & Sci-Fi Convention, Lancaster PA

April 1-3, 2016, Lancaster County Convention Center

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Zenkaikon welcomes Cosplay Burlesque!

Tue, 10/15/2013 - 8:53pm

Zenkaikon is happy to welcome performing arts group Cosplay Burlesque to Zenkaikon 2014! 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.

Zenkaikon welcomes Musical Guest The Extraordinary Contraptions!

Thu, 10/10/2013 - 8:48pm
Zenkaikon is happy to welcome steampunk rock band The Extraordinary Contraptions as a musical guest for Zenkaikon 2014! The Extraordinary Contraptions, those dimension-hopping rock-and-rollers from Atlanta, Georgia, create a total art centered upon epic songwriting and superb musicianship as they spin their melodical tales from a time that never was. They effortlessly fuse the steampunk aesthetic, a DIY work ethic, and rock and roll sensibilities to offer a unique experience that grows and evolves with each new timestream they visit.

Special Screening of Wolf Children in Philadelphia!

Wed, 10/09/2013 - 8:36pm

Looking to get your Philcon weekend started early? Zenkaikon is happy to announce it will be hosting a special screening of Wolf Children, on Thursday November 7th at 7:30pm at the Landmark Ritz at the Bourse in Philadelphia! This special screening is powered by Tugg, Inc. in association with FUNimation Entertainment, but will only happen if all tickets are reserved by the deadline of October 31st! Don't miss your chance to see this Japan Academy Prize-winning anime film on the big screen, encourage more anime screenings in the Philly area! Reserve your tickets here and then help us spread the word! Hope to see you there!

Zenkaikon at Philcon 2013!

Wed, 10/02/2013 - 9:16pm

Zenkaikon is happy to once again be assisting with the Anime Track at Philcon 2013 - a local science fiction, fantasy, and horror convention taking place on November 8-10, 2013!  We’re working with awesome panelists from both Philcon and Zenkaikon to help put together an exciting and educational program of anime and manga-themed panels, and thanks to our friends at Aniplex and Sentai Filmworks, there will be some great screenings as well!

Zenkaikon 2014 Panel Application Now Available!

Sun, 09/29/2013 - 10:45pm

Want to run a panel or workshop at Zenkaikon 2014? We're happy to announce that the panel and workshop application for Zenkaikon 2014 is now available! Apply to host a panel about anime, comics, gaming, Japanese culture, cosplay, science fiction, and more! Standard panel submissions will close on January 1, 2014. We look forward to seeing all your great ideas!

Dealer Registration Open

Wed, 09/04/2013 - 8:10pm

Dealer registration is currently open for Zenkaikon 2014.  We have a limited number of dealer spaces available for our 2014 event and are currently accepting applications.  The most important factor in evaluating applications will be merchandise mix, so please provide a clear description of your goods with a link to a web site or online gallery if available.