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Anime Events

(For events presented by the Metro Anime club, see the Metro Anime Events page.)

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New York City Anime
Info, info, info! NYC anime events, clubs, shops, and much more.

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New York Comic Con (NYCC) 2015
Annual comic & anime con
NYCC has now fully absorbed the New York Anime Festival (NYAF)
In Javits Convention Center
October 08–11 2015 (Thu–Sun)

SpringFest 2016
Quasi-annual 2-day anime mini-con
At the Brooklyn campus of the Polytechnic Institute of NYU
March 2016? (Sat & Sun?)

Matsuri 2016 at Columbia
Annual event presented by the Columbia Japan Society (CJS)
March 2016? (Fri?)

Annual anime convention in Pennsylvania
March 2016? (Fri–Sun?)

Castle Point Anime Convention (CPAC)
Annual one-day anime con
At Stevens Institute of Technology, Castle Point on Hudson, Hoboken NJ
March 2016? (Sun?)

Baruch Anime Asylum Convention (BAACon)
Annual mini-convention by Japanese Anime Asylum (JAA), the anime club of Baruch College (CUNY) in Manhattan
April 2016? (Fri?)

Sakura Matsuri 2016 at Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG)
Annual event
April 2016? (Sat & Sun?)

Annual anime con since 2011
On Long Island in East Meadow NY
May 2015? (Sat & Sun?)

Other Metro Area Anime Clubs & Meetups

Animated Perspectives (SUNY Stonybrook)

Anime Game Tech
At Middlesex County College (MCC)
Edison NJ
Meets weekly on Thursday afternoons

Bronx Community Callege (BCC) Anime Club

Bronx High School of Science’s Japanese Animation Club
According to this page, the Anime Club still exists, but no longer has dedicated webspace

Brooklyn College Anime & Manga

Columbia University Anime Club (CUAC)
Meets weekly on Thursday evenings

Heart of Anime
One of Stuyvesant High School’s anime clubs
Web site missing

Japanese Anime Asylum
At Baruch College

Japanese Visual Culture Association (JVCA)
Formerly known as Rutgers Japanese Cultural Association (RUJCA or JCA)
At Rutgers University
New Brunswick NJ
Meets weekly on Friday evenings

Metro Anime
That’s this site, baka!

NeoGokuraku Anime Club
One of Stuyvesant High School’s anime clubs

New York City Anime Meetup Group
The main meeting is monthly, normally on the 2nd Thursday of the month starting at 7:00 PM

New York City Manga & Comics Meetup Group
The main meeting is monthly, normally on the 4th Wednesday of the month starting at 7:00 PM

NYU Anime Club
Meets weekly on Thursday evenings

North Jersey Anime and Manga Meetup
Meets monthly on the evening of the 3rd Sunday of each month

Parsons Anime Screening Society (PASS)

Polytechnic Anime Society (PAS)
On the Brooklyn campus of Polytechnic Institute of NYU
Meets weekly on Wednesday evenings

Queens College Anime Club
The Queens College Science Fiction and Animation Club has also been known as Bukimi Anime and as the Anime Syndicate
Web site missing

Quest Anime
At the School of Visual Arts (SVA)
Web site missing

Stevens Anime Club
At Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken NJ
Meets weekly on Friday evenings

Sushi Brigade: An Eastern Culture Society
A public club in southern New Jersey for people who enjoy anime, manga, video games, film, music, cosplay, and eastern pop culture

Yale Anime Society

Anime & Manga Information Links

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New York City Anime
Info, info, info! NYC anime events, clubs, shops, and much more.

The Anime Web Turnpike
The #1 anime and manga guide on the internet. Links to information on just about every anime and manga title in existence.

Anime News Network
Serving the Internet with Anime news, views and reviews as well as loads more information. Updated multiple times a day.

Anime on DVD
Includes news, reviews, chat, links, and more.

Anime Research .com
Your starting point for academic research about anime, manga and other aspects of Japanese popular culture.
Information and reviews of manga (Japanese comics) intended to inform the potential reader and promote readership of manga in the U.S.; apparently last updated August 2003.

Cosplay Friends
A friend site for cosplayers and people interested in anime and Japan. Completely 100% free.

Photo Galleries

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Japanese Organizations & Cultural Groups

The Japan Society
New York’s Leading Cultural and Intellectual Resource on Japan.

The Asia Society provides information on the Asia Society, its programs, publications, exhibitions, regional centers, and membership. Visitors will also find virtual exhibitions, the text of recent speeches, Asia Society publications, and much more.

The Japan Foundation New York
The Japan Foundation is a semi-governmental organization whose objective is to promote international cultural exchange and mutual understanding between Japan and other countries.

Tenri Cultural Institute
Tenri Cultural Institute is a non-profit organization founded in 1991. The mission of the Institute is to promote the study of Japanese language, the appreciation of international art forms, and to foster understanding and harmony in the community.

Jim Breen’s Japanese Page
Information about the EDICT/KANJIDIC/JMdict projects, the WWWJDIC dictionary server, and many links dealing with Japanese WWW resources: software, education, dictionaries, culture, literature, etc. Provided by Jim Breen.

Sachiyo Ito & Company
Sachiyo Ito and Company offers private lessons and classes of Kabuki Dance and Okinawan Court Dance.

Soh Daiko
Taiko Drumming Group of New York City

The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme

NYC Japan
Everything Japanese in New York

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