Welcome to the home page for Anime North: Canada's premier fan run Anime convention!

Anime North is an anime convention located in Toronto, Canada that celebrates anime, manga, music, games and all other forms of Japanese Culture!
Anime North will be the weekend of May 22 - 24, 2015 at the Toronto Congress Centre and International Plaza Hotel.

Less than 3000 Weekend/Group Admissions Remaining and Going Fast

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 11:58

As of January 27, there are less than 3,000 Weekend/Group admissions left for Anime North 2015. What are you waiting for?


Pro Plaza Table Registrationfor 2015 Closed

Sunday, 25 January 2015 16:14

The application period for the 2015 Pro Plaza is now closed. All tables and the waiting list are now full. Thank you to everyone who applied.


Crafters Corner 2015 Information Update

Thursday, 22 January 2015 03:19

Details for Crafters Corner 2015 are now available and registration opens February 20, 2015 at 8:00 PM EST.


Only 5000 Weekend/Group Admissions Remaining!

Sunday, 18 January 2015 00:00

As of January 18, there are only 5,000 Weekend/Group admissions for Anime North 2015 left for sale. Don't delay!


Pro Plaza Registration Opening Soon

Thursday, 15 January 2015 02:39

Calling all professional artists. Table reservations will begin on Saturday, January 24, 2015, at 9:00 PM EST until all spaces are filled. Check out the Pro Plaza page for everything you need to know to apply.


Win Tickets to Distant Worlds: Music from Final Fantasy

Friday, 14 November 2014 20:15

Win two tickets to Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY at the Sony Centre on Saturday, December 6 at 8:00 PM! Anime North, in partnership with the Sony Centre, are giving away double passes to see Distant Worlds at the Sony Centre.

Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY combines live orchestral music with cutting edge videos and art stills from the games most memorable sequences. Conducted by Grammy Award-winning conductor, composer, and record producer Arnie Roth, and featuring vocal soloist Susan Calloway singing alongside the Tallis Choir of Toronto, Distant Worlds will allow new and old fans alike to experience the world of FINAL FANTASY. Composer Nobuo Uematsu will be in attendance!, Sony Centre.

To enter, send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with Distant Worlds Contest in the subject line, and your first and last name in the body of the email. The contest closes on November 25th, and the winner will be contacted by email.


Hunter X Hunter: The Last Mission

Monday, 27 October 2014 02:58

Anime North is sponsoring the Hunter x Hunter: The Last Mission movie at the Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival on Friday, November 7 @ 10:45PM at The Royal Theatre (608 College St).

Movie Synopsis: On the eve of a national tournament, Hunters Gon and Killua battle against rogue Hunters who dabbled with the dark power “On.” A film adaptation of the best-selling manga series Hunter × Hunter, The Last Mission introduces character twists that even followers of the manga would find refreshing.


Special Offers

  1. Cosplay as any one of the Hunter X Hunter characters (i.e. Gon, Killua, Kurapika, etc) to the screening and get in for FREE!
  2. Use the community partners promo code scream18 at reelasian.com to get 30% OFF Hunter x Hunter (starting Monday, October 27). This offer is only for Hunter x Hunter; the promo code will only get 25% off discount for the other films.

Countdown for the 2014 AN-JCCC Halloween and Doujinka Festival Begins! A word from, our electrifying DJs!

Saturday, 04 October 2014 02:13

Ladies, gentlemen, and interstellar robots: be prepared this Halloween for the musical styles of Epikuro and Tenshin!

Between the duo’s musical influences, they share in common a love for j-pop, doujin anime music and cute things. Their Japanese sound has forged for years, training in the ways of the kawaii bass at anime conventions and dance parties. For one night these two DJ’s team up to provide a massive anime soundscape for us!

Going slow to fast and adorable to uplifting, these Epikuro and Tenshin promise a night full of genre-defying dance music from the land of the rising sun!


Road to Ninja - Naruto the Movie Giveaway

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 12:09

Anime North is pleased to be giving away three (3) double passes with bonus promotional poster to the screening of Road To Ninja - Naruto the Movie, courtesy of Eleven Arts.

Road To Ninja - Naruto the Movie will be screening at Cineplex Odeon Yonge & Dundas Cinemas, 10 Dundas Street East on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 7:30PM.

To enter the contest, send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with:

  1. Naruto Contest in the SUBJECT line.
  2. Your name and email in the body of the message.

The contest will close on Sunday, September 6, 2014 at 11:59PM. Winners will be notified via email with details about picking up your tickets and poster.

For more information, and other screening locations across Canada, visit http://www.elevenarts.net/th_gallery/naruto-roadtoninja/


The 2014 Anime North - JCCC Halloween and Doujinka Festival

Thursday, 28 August 2014 00:57

Friday, October 24, 2014
7PM (doors open at 6:30PM)
General Admission: $10
AN2014 and JCCC members: $8
Entrance fee available only at the door

Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, 6 Garamond Court, Toronto, ON, M3C 1Z5

Complete schedule of events to be announced. This is a non-alcoholic fundraising event. There will be bag checks for alcohol and illegal substances. Off-duty police officers will also be present in the premises. Anime North Weapons Check Policy applies.

Doujinshi and Vendor’s Table Spaces

There are a limited number of Doujinka Tables for artists and Vendors Spaces for Vendors and Crafters available. If you are interested with a space, please read this FAQ and contact:

  • For Doujinshi Tables: Jessica Simon ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )
  • For Vendor's Tables: Regina Beecham ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

Please give allow us 48 business hours to reply to your emails and requests.

Please note that these tables are for the October 24th 2014 Halloween event only and NOT for the May 2015 convention. For information on how to apply for Comic Market, Crafter's Corner and Dealer's Table for May 2015, please check www.animenorth.com after January 2015 for updates.

Read more: The 2014 Anime North - JCCC Halloween and Doujinka Festival


Hotel Rates Now Available

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 05:38

The Anime North partner hotels and rates are now posted here. Reserve your room before they run out.


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