AnimeCon UK
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15th - 16th june

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Saturday 10:00 - 18:00
Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

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hall 1, the nec, Birmingham B40 1NT

Taking place at the NEC on 15 - 16 June, AnimeCon Birmingham will be our second show in the Midlands after a huge triumph in 2023 with thousands of happy visitors enjoying the show. AnimeCon will bring together communities of artists, anime fanatics, pro cosplayers as well as the K-pop and J-pop obsessed, for a unique showcase of Otaku popular culture.

Get ready for a weekend packed full of exhibits, shopping, parties, exclusive screenings, extensive panels, appearances by some of the world’s biggest creators and more.

Welcome to the UK's largest Anime AND Manga Expo

AnimeCon UK is a festival, a market, exhibition and a theatre show all rolled into one! It's an amazing space for the community to call their own. 

We return to NEC Birmingham on the 15th-16th June, so come and join the fun!

Family at AnimeCon UK

Who's There

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Meet the voices behind your favourite heroes from anime and gaming!

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Meet your favourite VTubers at AnimeCon! Updated list to come soon!

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Featured Cosplayers

Will you spot our featured cosplayers at NEC? Full list to be shared soon.

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What's On

Cosplay Catwalk

Strut your stuff on the Cosplay Catwalk and watch as others do too!

Silent Disco

Everyone LOVES a silent disco. Join ours for your favourite Anime hits for a boogie at the show.


Let's Cosplay. Everybody who wants to cosplay, can cosplay! We will be offering numerous cosplay activities and competitions throughout the festival.


Sing (or lip sync!) your heart out at AnimeCon. Make your favourite K-pop, J-pop, K Rock and Anisong your very own.

Cosplay After Party

The famous Cosplay After Party comes to NEC! Grab a ticket for a party like no other!

How to find us

The NEC is located in Marston Green, England, near to Birmingham and Solihull. It is near junction 6 of the M42 motorway, and is adjacent to Birmingham Airport and Birmingham International railway station.

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Birmingham B40 1NT

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View of the Birmingham NEC Building

get Your tickets!

Choose between a full weekend or a day ticket for Birmingham NEC. There's also a VIP package with limited availability.