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Artist Alley registration is open!

Artist Alley registration is now open! If you wish to come and sell the awesome stuff you have made, then this is the place for you. Head on to our homepage to see the requirements and how to register. Registration is open until the 9th of September, but since there […]

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About accommodation

Coming to AniMatsuri from outside Tartu and need a place to stay? No worries, we have you covered! Our long-time partner Looming hostel is offering a 25% discount for our visitors. The cosy hostel has been or wonderful partner for over 5 years and many of our guests are familiar […]

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Cosplay competition registration now open!

We are happy to announce that the registration for the cosplay competition is now open! We will be selecting the best show, the best costume as well as awesome cosplayers to represent Estonia at EuroCosplay in the UK 🇬🇧 and Nordic Cosplay Championship in Sweden 🇸🇪.  Our AniMatsuri travel prize this year will send one of the […]

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The art competition is accepting entries!

Only a few months left till the AniMatsuri 2019 festival and our jolly mascots Aki, Sousuke, and Wilhelm are traveling towards Dorpat Conference Centre – but their paths cross with a merry myriad of good and not so good yōkai, Japanese mythological beings. This is the theme for the year’s […]

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AniMatsuri 2019 tickets now on sale!

We are happy to announce that AniMatsuri 2019 tickets are now on sale. Please go and visit our Tickets page for more information. Be sure to read all that is written on that page and in case you have any questions, feel free to contact us at tickets@animatsuri.eu Please note […]

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Registration to the AMV competition has begun!

A whole year’s worth of new anime has reached the masses which only means one thing – it’s time to cut them into a cool AMV, anime music video! Pick out your favorite anime, anime-style games, or animations and some rad tunes and fire up your video editing software to […]

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“Mythological Japan” the theme for AniMatsuri 2019

We are happy to announce that this years theme for AniMatsuri is “Japanese Mythology”! Our own Aki, Sousuke and Willhelm will be channeling their inner kitsune, ōkami and tanuki. What mythological creature will you come as? This years poster is done by the talented Kutty Sark: www.instagram.com/kuttysark_artwww.deviantart.com/kutty-sark

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AniMatsuri is moving for 2019!

We have exciting news for you! After a few years break, Japanese pop culture festival AniMatsuri will again take place at Dorpat Conference Center. To comfortably fit our growing program and number of visitors, we are rewamping our usual market area to Japanese market and open it in the Tasku […]