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Universal AfterCon: Anime Edition (AnimeNYC Weekend)

  • Legends New York City 6 West 33rd Street New York, NY, 10001 United States (map)

Join fellow Anime fans in our second, and first-themed, event launch; Universal AfterCon: Anime Edition. Meet, Greet and have fun with some of our awesome featured cosplayers. Dance, Play Retro & New multiplayer video games, Immersive VR Games, Multi-table beer pong, Watch some of your favorite Anime Episodes, enjoy special made Anime/Comic themed drinks, delicious food and more.

List of Video Games
Wii-U: Smash Brothers, Mario Kart
PS4: Dragon Ball FighterZ, Street Fighter V and more
Retro Dreamcast: Marvel Vs Capcom 2, Street Fighter Classics (3rd Strike, Alpha, Super Street Fighter etc), PowerStone

UAC Anime Edition will take place after AnimeNYC 2018 and will be at 'Legends NYC' (Lower Level) in Midtown Manhattan. We're only a 15/20 minute walk from the Jacob Javitz Center!

**Must be 21 years or older** NO EXCEPTIONS!
NOTE: Tickets/Wristbands price will be higher at the door. Illegal use of drugs, smoking, theft, improper behavior and/or harassment WILL NOT be tolerated. Failure to comply with these rules will result in immediate removal from the event and your ticket will be immediately forfeitted with no refund. Ticket transfers to other individuals are allowed but must be registered under the new guest's name. Absolutely NO exceptions. Dates & Location are subject to change. COSPLAY IS NOT CONSENT, Period.

Visit the official website at

Music powered by @KennethRage from @Otakuswithattitude

Video games & sponsored by: @MashFestNYC

What's the refund policy?

There are no refunds. However, in the event that the event is cancelled, we will reimburse your ticket purchase. If the event is postponed, the ticket will be exchanged to the next event date on request only. Otherwise, you will be reimbursed.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Yes, absolutely. Must be 21 years or older

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

No reserved parking. Best bet would be to travel from Jacob Javits or your current address the day of to the venue by Lyft/Uber or train. We're only 10 minutes away from Javits center by car, 15-20 minutes by walk. Nearby trains are:

34th Street Herald Sq (N, Q, R)
34th Street - Penn Station (A, C, E, 1, 2, 3)

What can I bring into the event?

Your best Cosplay! Though we respect the level of creativity in your costume, this is a family friendly event, so please wear costumes that would not be deemed offensive (No pasties) to other patrons. You can bring ACCEPTABLE props, for details see below. We are not held responsible for any loss or stolen props, so it would best to hold onto them during the event, or keep them home. We will have a coat check and try our best to accommodate all patrons.


- Plastic, Lightsabers, Metal shields and PVC Props that are lightweight.

- Toy guns that have an ORANGE TIP and Bows that do not shoot or function as a real weapon. NO EXCEPTIONS

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can reach out to us via Eventbrite contact form, via email at, or DM us on Instagram/UniversalAfterCon

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Your ticket doesn't have to be printed, just bring your purchase email to scan in and receive your wristband(s) upon entering the event.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Tickets are transferrable. Your ID must match your ticket purchase upon entry.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Unfortunately no. This is to prevent any drastic situations from occurring without having an identity of each individual. We want to keep the event very safe for all patrons.