List of annual Japanese game/anime/manga conventions


Game Music Festival (@?)
In 2018 it was held 13th-14th
 Jan, so presumably it’s usually on the 2nd weekend of January. Do check tho!


Tokaigi  (@Makuhari Messe or sometimes Ginza *please check) In 2017 it was held on February 11th + 12th.

Tokyo Game Music Show – (@ ? )
In 2017 it was held on February 25th, presumably the 2nd last weekend of the month. TGMS Twitter =


Anime Japan  (@Big Sight): Tickets are usually available until mid-February. Tends to be held around March 23rd, Thurs-Sunday. 

Haneda Anime Music Festival (@TIAT SKY HALL, Haneda Airport) seemingly various events randomly strewn across March!


Niko Niko Chokaigi – (@Makuhari Messe) usually on the last weekend of the month


Tokyo Sandbox (Includes Tokyo Indie Fest) (@Akiba)
Usually begins around May 10th in Akiba, with Tokyo Indie Fest happening on the Sunday.

Comitia – Usually on the first or second Saturday of May. ONE DAY ONLY!
One day only!


Comiket Part 1 (夏コミ Natsukomi)  (@Tokyo Big Sight) usually held around August 15th.



Tokyo Game Show (@
Usually around September 20th and runs for four days in total. Business days – usually the Thursday and Friday. Public days – the weekend.


Jump Festa (Shonen Jump festival) Seems to be held around 17th December.

Comiket Part 2 (冬コミ Fuyukomi) usually held around December 28th.


May – Bitsummit (@Miyako Messe, Kyoto) usually on 20th May

September  – Kyomaf (@Miyako Messe, Kyoto)

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