Celebrate iconic shows, films, manga, and more at Zenkaikon, embarking on an action-packed adventure across the entertainment universe.

Dive deeper into your favorite stories and games with guest panels, special screenings, local vendors, and exciting tournaments. Organized in downtown Lancaster, Zenkaikon is an annual convention that embraces the most popular entertainment across different cultures, whether you’re an anime watcher or a comic book aficionado. Don’t miss out on this special event, where a lively atmosphere and a vibrant community of fellow fans await.

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Celebrity Guests & Creative Workshops

Capture unforgettable moments with your favorite actors and entertainers, spanning across different genres. Make an opportunity to meet legendary voice actor Richard Epcar, who has voiced a number of beloved characters from works such as “Mortal Kombat 11,” “Legend of Korra,” and “Batman Unlimited.” Revel in your favorite anime shows with voice actor Dani Chambers, who has been featured in “Spy x Family” and “Genshin Impact.”

Cosplay Contests & Activities

Don your most creative costume while participating in a variety of cosplay events. Discover an array of ingenious cosplay appeearances that pay homage to various shows, games, and movies. Ranging from a masquerade ball to a costume contest, Zenkaikon offers the ultimate cosplaying experience in Lancaster. Don’t forget to bring your camera and capture the most impressive clothing and props.

Local Vendors & Businesses

Make your way to the Dealers Room and spot a wide assortment of high quality merchandise. Including anime-, video game-, and science fiction-themed products, visitors will enjoy finding keepsakes such as stationery, plushies, and accessories. Trading cards and GUNDAM collectibles are just some of the rare items at this special event.

Tabletop & Video Gaming

Be prepared for the ultimate gaming experience with Zenkaikon’s vast list of console franchises and arcade cabinets. Participate in thrilling tournaments and compete with other talented gamers. This event’s video game room includes “Street Fighter V,” “Super Smash Bros. Brawl,” and “Star Wars Battlefront.” Board game enthusiasts will enjoy a series of tabletop role-playing programs with a classic like “Golden Sky Stories.”

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