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Festival Code of Conduct

So that everyone has a good time at AniMatsuri, we expect everyone from the visitors to our team to be nice and kind to others. For this to work, we have written down some rules. These rules are set in place so that there are no issues for our visitors, […]

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Satiating your hunger at AniMatsuri

New venue, new opportunities to fill your tummy, and new rules. Due to the change of our venue, bringing your own food to the festival area (in the Dorpat Conference Center) is not allowed! You can bring your own (non-alcoholic) drink or buy from the small bar area, but food […]

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Give a warm welcome to our third judge, Asgardian Fraud!

Three is a magic number and we have a third judge to introduce before the festival: Asgardian Fraud from Asg- I mean, Poland! Asgardian Fraud has been cosplaying since 2010 and has turned her passion into her future as she creates costumes as commissions for theatre and film productions. Her […]

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Our second guest judge is… Pilerud’s Cosplay!

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s AniMatsuri 2019 cosplay competition’s second guest judge, Pilerud’s Cosplay from Sweden! Pilerud has been cosplaying since 2011 when he realized his childhood dream of becoming a Stormtrooper and joined the 501st Legion, a worldwide charity and cosplay organization. Since then […]

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Cosplay competition’s first judge is Lupin!

It’s time to start introducing the judges of AniMatsuri 2019 cosplay competition! Our first guest judge hails from the Nordic country of Denmark – Lupin! Lupin brings to the table a background in film and television and an appreciation for everything that happens on-stage. She loves the transformation aspect of […]

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Cosplay prizes

Planning on taking part in the cosplay competition this year? Yes? Wonderful! Still on the fence? Well… let us introduce you to some of our awesome prizes this year to hopefully help you to decide! # TRAVEL For a few years now we have enabled one of the cosplay competition […]

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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 […]