Anime convention September 28 – Oct. 1, 2017
Anime Weekend Atlanta is a 4 day convention held annually at the Cobb Galleria, and Renaissance Waverly Hotel. The event is a family-friendly celebration of Japanese anime (animation), manga (comics) and cosplay (costume-play)
AWA was first organized in 1994, with the first convention held in 1995. Since then, AWA has been recognized as one of the most popular Japanese Animation conventions in the United States, and one of the top ten attended anime conventions in North America. In 2016, over 28,000 people attended the event.
The Analog Gaming Department provides attendees an inclusive place to learn new games, meet new people and spend time recharging between exploring all the wonderful things Anime Weekend Atlanta as to offer. We have a wide variety of games to match any interests, play styles and time constraints you may have during the show. Our friendly staff is ready to help you learn any games we have in stock as well as help you chose games based on your interests. You have a chance to win prizes by participating in many of the fun activities and tournaments we host throughout the weekend.
Artist Alley features both amateurs and professional artists selling fan art of your favorite anime characters and amazing original pieces. In addition to amazing 2D artwork, expect to find handmade jewelry, clothing, cosplay pieces, decor and accessories in many different mediums. Be sure to check out our Small Press section, which features sequential art, self-published art books and novels vv, web comics, and comic books.
Anime Weekend Atlanta is proud to offer the most expansive manga library anywhere in Georgia! Take a break from the con-craziness, grab your favorite manga (or try a new one!) and relax for a few with us!
Do you want to compete with the best of the best costumers at AWA? Enter the Cosplay Contest! For an idea of what you’ll need to be qualified click here. Rules may be subject to change. The AWA Costume Contest is held Saturday night.
The Saturday Night Rave is a staple of AWA and a great place to let loose and dance the night away! Internationally renown guest DJs bump beats and mix anime related tunes on Saturday night for you to get your grove on.
All this and much more! Visit the AWA Website!