Convention Update

Unleash Your Inner Otaku at Sarasota Anime-Fest!


Anime and manga fans, mark your calendars! The Sarasota Anime-Fest is coming to the Carlisle Inn & Conference Center on April 27, 2024, promising an unforgettable day from 10 AM to 5 PM. This is not just any convention; it’s a collector’s paradise nestled in the scenic city of Sarasota, Florida.

Whether you’re a seasoned anime fan or a newcomer to the world of Japanese animation and comics, Sarasota Anime-Fest is the place to celebrate your passion. With a vast array of exhibitors, you’ll find everything from the sweetest anime candy to the latest video games, from exclusive manga editions to unique cosplay gear, and from intricate artwork sketches to stylish apparel and jewelry.

But that’s not all—prepare to be starstruck! Meet some of the anime industry’s professionals and fandom-favorite celebrities as Voice Actors – Tiffany Grant and Phil Parsons will be there, offering fans a chance for an up-close and personal meet and greet. Imagine the stories you’ll tell after mingling with the voices and talents behind your favorite characters!

And here’s a deal that’s as sweet as Pocky: kids under the age of 11 get in FREE with an adult paid ticket, making it a family-friendly event where the next generation of anime fans can start their journey.

Don’t wait until the last minute—tickets are available now online or at the door on the day of the event. Remember, each adult ticket grants one free child entry, with additional children’s admissions at only $10.00.

So, are you ready to dive into a world where anime and real life converge? Join us at Sarasota Anime-Fest for a day filled with excitement, nostalgia, and the vibrant community spirit that only anime can inspire. Secure your tickets today and step into a universe where your fandom comes to life!

For more details, terms, and conditions, or to purchase your ticket, please visit our official website. See you at the fest!



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