Anime Fest @ NYCC x Anime Expo

Anime Fest @ NYCC x Anime ExpoAre you a NYCC Otaku? Then you’ll want to be at Pier 94 October 4-7, 2018 as New York Comic Con and Anime Expo join forces for Anime Fest @ NYCC x Anime Expo. It’s a full four-day anime focused festival that celebrates anime, manga, cosplay, artists, J-pop, delicious food, and more in Japanese culture!

Anime Fest @ NYCC x Anime Expo is dedicated to Japanese guests, a curated Artist Alley, creative classes, Instagram-worthy activations, cosplay, and a few more surprises we’ll announce closer to the event.

Your Anime Fest @ NYCC badge will also give you access to these specific NYCC panels (as long as you have an Anime Fest @ NYCC badge valid for the day of that panel) at our offsite venues:

  • DreamWorks Voltron Legendary Defender | Friday, October 5 | 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM | Hammerstein Ballroom at the Manhattan Center
  • Dragon Ball Super: Broly Panel | Friday, October 5 | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM | The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden
  • RWBY and gen:LOCK Mega Panel | Sunday, October 7 | 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM | The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden

Seats will be available to both NYCC and Anime Fest @ NYCC badge holders on a first-come, first-served basis.

General Pricing

These badges are available for anyone! NYCC 2018 Fan Verification is not required. Simply click the badge you'd like to buy below!

Limited NYCC Badge Holder Pricing

These prices will only be available for a limited time or until the allotment of discounted badges sell out. These prices are only for NYCC badge holders only and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. You can purchase these by using your unique Fan Verification link! If you can't find your link in your email, please visit the Fan Verification hub and login to grab it.

  • Anime Fest @ NYCC x Anime Expo badges cannot be purchased over the phone.
  • You cannot purchase more than four (4) badges per type or sixteen (16) badges total per order for Anime Fest @ NYCC x Anime Expo badges. If we determine that you are ordering under different names and multiple addresses, all of your orders will be cancelled immediately. Any and all scalpers that are identified will have their order(s) canceled and badge(s) voided.
  • Sunday Kids badges are only valid on Sunday, October 7 for kids ages 6-12.
  • Prices above do not include state taxes, local taxes, or shipping cost. Taxes and shipping cost will be added to your badge purchase during checkout.
  • Do not lose your badge. You will be charged full price if a replacement badge is needed. Badges will only be replaced if they are activated and activation of all NYCC 2018 tickets is required. Info will be included on your badge.
  • Companions for those that require medical assistance need to buy a badge. If your companion will be provided by a company, please email us at so that we can help you make arrangements.
  • NYCC merch purchased when buying your badges will ship separately. If you have a question about your merch order, please email

Important Shipping Deadlines

Changing your mailing address:

You can update your mailing address until August 19 if you purchased your badge during the general onsale.

Shipping prices:

Priority shipping will be automatically added to your order to ensure delivery and you will be sent tracking information once your badges ship. There is no standard delivery option for these badges to ensure that you get them on time.

Badge mailing deadline:

If you're purchasing your badges on or before September 9, your badges will be mailed via USPS to the address you enter. Any badges purchased after September 9 at 11:59 PM ET, you will need to bring a copy of your email confirmation to the Will Call counters onsite at Pier 94 Center to pick up your Anime Fest @ NYCC x Anime Expo badge.

We can accept digital copies of your receipt, but if the line is long, we will pull your printed copy of your receipt to get you out of line faster. Trust us; you’ll want to have a printed copy on hand if this happens.

International Orders will have the option to have tickets mailed or picked up onsite.

Anime Fest @ NYCC x Anime Expo badges are non-refundable, non-transferable, non-resellable, and non-upgradeable.

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