Next Date: December TBA
| Day #12|
Where: Embassy Suites Tampa Brandon
Price: $5.00 at the door.
Military personnel & Kids 10years and under get in FREE
Save money on your Anime Day entry fee by trading in your old manga and Trade in up to five old manga to get one dollar each towards your entry fee into AnimeDay.
Embassy Suites Tampa/Brandon
10220 Palm River Road Tampa, FL 33619
Our show features a 4,000 sq foot market place with a variety of anime, fantasy, comic and hobby dealers. Your sure to find some great gift ideas for both you and your friends. Its also a great place to meet other anime fans and find items you won’t see anywhere else. So be sure to stop by and take a look at what our vendors and artists have to offer.
AnimeDay will also feature an event room. This area will show various anime panels throughout the day and will also be used to announce the costume contest winners. Check back later for a complete event schedule.
|Fan Panels: |
We are proud feature an event room for Fan Panels at Tampa AnimeDay. These will be held at various times throughout the day in our event room.
We also feature a video game room to compliment our AnimeDay events. There will be multiple games and systems available to play. This will be a small casual gaming area that we hope all can enjoy. So stop by and get your game on.
| Video Game Tournament: |
Sign up starts at 10am with tournament at 4:30pm
Show us your gaming skills and take part in our small game tournament. Sign up for the tournament will be at the sign up table.
Tampa AnimeDay will feature a costume contest where the vendors and artists in the marketplace are the judges. This is a friendly competition to both encourage people to dress up and to reward those that do. The costumes will be judged on a variety of levels with awards/prizes given out to the winners.
Contest sign up will be located next to the admissions table. Contestants will be asked to fill out a short entry form with your name, character name, series. We will also take a photo of you which will be used for the website as part of a gallery and to announce the winners online.
Judging is from 10am – 3:00pm and winners will be announced at 4:00pm in the event room)
To compete in the Costume Contest you must be an attendee of AnimeDay.
You must be present and in costume to register. No registering for a friend.
Contestants 13 years old or younger you must have a parent or guardian present when registering.
This is an amateur contest so please only enter if you made most of the costume yourself.
Costumes should be based on Anime/Manga characters or similar themed genre like video games, comic books, sci-fi, or fantasy.
No Weapons or sharp edged items that can be harmful to others allowed. Bring a plastic sword not a real one. All guns must be non realistic or have the bright orange safety tip.
All rules are subject to change and final interpretations of these rules are up to the AnimeDay staff members.
By registering or attending this convention, all participants agree to these rules and give permission to AnimeDay to take and use photographs and videos of said participants for online and advertising use.