Anime Austin


Ben Hamby

Programming Guest

Tyson Rinehart

Voice Actor, Writer

Caitlynn French

Voice Actress

Caleb Hyles

YouTube Personality

Gareth West

Actor, Voice Actor, Cosplay Guest


Cosplay Guest

Firaga Fox &
Shinka Studios

Cosplay Guests

Bullet Machine

Musical Guests

David Vincent

Actor / Producer

Galaxy Girl

Programming Guest

Vitamin H

Programming Guests

Atelier Heidi

Cosplay Guest

Pro Jared

YouTube Personality

Samantha Inoue-Harte

Industry Producer

Sarah Esperkin

Cosplay Guest

Programming & Scheduling

Programming Events

Convention Hours

  • Friday: 11am - 1:30am
  • Saturday: 10am - 1:30am
  • Sunday: 11am - 5pm

Registration Hours

  • Friday: 9am - 7pm
  • Saturday: 8am - 6pm
  • Sunday: 9am - 1pm

Vendor Room Hours

  • Friday: 12pm - 7pm (11:30am for Premium Members)
  • Saturday: 11am - 6pm (10:30am for Premium Members)
  • Sunday: 11am - 3pm (10:30am for Premium Members)

AMV League Qualifier

Anime Austin is proud to host an AMV League Qualifier! AMV League is a year-long, multi-convention AMV contest where the winners of each qualifying event are pitted against each other in the AMV League Nationals.

You can make videos with any kind of animation, American or Japanese, 2D or 3D, even animation you've made! Editors can submit up to four videos to each qualifying event, one for each of our four judging categories. The full list of rules and criteria can be found at the link below:

If you want to submit a video to Anime Austin's qualifier, the form is here

Cosplay Contest

The event everyone loves most. Get ready to see talented individuals show off skill and creativity in the form of some of the best cosplay around. Interested in showing the world what you've got? Download the rules and guidelines below if you're interested in being in the contest:

To sign up for the cosplay contest, simply fill out the link below or request an application at the convention:

Game Tournament

It's time to show off your gaming prowess. Anime Austin will be hosting gaming tournaments all weekend long. Check out the list of events we have scheduled and start practicing:

Lolita Tea Party Meetup

Join us for Lunch on Sunday at 11am-1pm for a Lolita meetup. We will have sandwiches, tea, desserts, games, and prizes. Plus we will have a Lolita Swap meet the last 30 minutes of the event. Lolita Attire Required.

Tea Party admission is $25, and can be purchased at the door or online at the link below in advance:


Click the link below to access the most up to date schedule:

About Anime Austin

Holiday Inn Austin Midtown, 6000 Middle Fiskville Road

Anime Austin is an annual anime, arts, and Japanese pop culture convention making its debut in 2016. The convention will take place July 15-17 at the Holiday Inn Austin Midtown. Meet up with your friends or make some new ones at this year’s Anime Austin.

We are the newest anime convention in central Texas. Sign up for a weekend of fun filled programming and meet your favorite voice actors. This show is looking to change the way people experience fandom with new programming and a new way for the community to come together.

Anime Austin will be at the Holiday Inn Austin Midtown, and attendees registering to stay at the hotel with the Anime Austin room block will get a special discount rate of only $90 a night, or you can register online with the following lingk:

Reserve Your Room Online Now!

Tickets & Registration

  • All Weekend Access
  • T-Shirt
  • Poster
  • VIP Mixer
  • VIP Early Access
  • Order Now

Weekend Pass


Weekend VIP Pass

Sold Out

VIP Early access includes advanced access to the dealer room and main events programming. Single day passes will be available on site at the following prices:

  • Friday: $20
  • Saturday: $25
  • Saturday/Sunday: $30
  • Sunday: $15