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Zenkaikon, Anime & Sci-Fi Convention, Lancaster PA

April 1-3, 2016, Lancaster County Convention Center

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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.

Zenkaikon 2014 welcomes Jonathan Maberry!

Tue, 08/27/2013 - 8:14pm
Zenkaikon is pleased to welcome NY Times bestselling author, multiple Bram Stoker Award winner, and Marvel Comics freelancer Jonathan Maberry! Jonathan's novels include Extinction Machine, Fire & Ash, Ghost Road Blues, Patient Zero, and many others. Forthcoming books include a new mystery-thriller young adult series, Watch Over Me, scheduled to debut in 2014; a middle-grade science-fiction horror series, The Nightsiders, and the first in a new series of adventure fantasies inspired by the Deadlands role-playing game. His nonfiction books include Ultimate Jujutsu, The Cryptopedia, Zombie CSU, Wanted Undead or Alive, and others. Jonathan’s award-winning teen novel, Rot & Ruin, is now in development for film.

Zenkaikon welcomes Doug Walker to Zenkaikon 2014!

Wed, 07/10/2013 - 10:05pm
Zenkaikon is happy to welcome Doug Walker as a guest for Zenkaikon 2014! Doug Walker, from ThatGuyWithTheGlasses.com is best known for his character The Nostalgia Critic, who reviews bad movies and TV shows from childhood. Doug Walker, from ThatGuyWithTheGlasses.com is best known for his character The Nostalgia Critic, who reviews bad movies and TV shows from childhood.

Zenkaikon 2014 welcomes Brina Palencia

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 2:31pm
We are happy to welcome voice actress and director Brina Palencia as our second announced guest for Zenkaikon 2014! Brina Palencia is an actress working in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. She has voiced numerous characters for anime and video games. Some of her anime highlights include Natsuki in Summer Wars, Chibitalia in Hetalia, Ciel Phantomhive in Black Butler, Holo in Spice & Wolf, Yumi Azusa in Soul Eater, Sora in Oh Edo Rocket, Rei Ayanami in Evangelion 1.0 and 2.0, and more!

Karl “Uncle Yo” Custer First Announced Guest for Zenkaikon 2014

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 8:55pm
We’re happy to welcome back Karl “Uncle Yo” Custer for his seventh Zenkaikon, and as the first announced guest for Zenkaikon 2014! Karl “Uncle Yo” Custer has been a staple at Zenkaikon for the past six years, having started his side career as a geek-specific stand-up comedian here back at Valley Forge. An old-school New Yorker, Yo has appeared in several web series including “Dragon-Bored” and “The Justice Lease.” Yo’s weekly podcast, “We are the Geek” is centered around the convention Fan-lebrity and explores the geek’s roles in today’s culture.

Zenkaikon 2013 Attendance

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 10:04pm

Zenkaikon is happy to announce the attendance for it’s 2013 convention on March 22-24, 2013 at the Lancaster County Convention Center. The staff of Zenkaikon 2013 welcomed 3061 paid members1.  Including guests, panelists, vendors, staff, volunteers, press, and complimentary memberships, 3376 people were present at the 2013 convention.

Zenkaikon would like to thank all the staff, volunteers, guests, panelists, vendors, artists, and attendees who made the 2013 convention a success.