Welcome to J1-Con, The Animation & Gaming Expo!

Welcome to J1-Con – once known as Philadelphia’s #1 ANIME convention has moved to Atlantic City! Are you a fan of animation, cosplay, gaming (tabletop, card and console), artists, vendors, panels, and live music? You’ve come to the right convention! You can enjoy all of that here, for a GREAT PRICE!

Established in 2012 under the J1 Studios LLC brand, J1-Con is a convention that focuses on animation, gaming, comic books, art, music, education and content creation. J1-Con is known for being the longest running 100% Black-owned anime convention in the United States, bringing a diverse audience of cosplayers, artists, vendors, musical acts, families, and students together in order to celebrate the love they share for geek pop culture. J1-Con was also nominated for “Event of the Year” at the Philly Geek Awards

Hosted by J1 Studios (famously known for creating Super Bounty J1, Lime Rind: The Rogue Samurai, Cyl’vr, Mega Ran: Random Lyricism, Angel Savior, Xeo Nexus, and Arcana X), this is a convention held by fans for fans. Represent your nerd status- and get hype for the most amazing time of your life!

The 2022 convention will be held at the SHOWBOAT HOTEL located at 801 Boardwalk!

CONVENTION HOURS:

FRI. (Nov. 4): 

8pm – 11pm: All Ages COSPLAY PROM PARTY (Vending Floor Closed)

SAT. (Nov. 5):

11am – 7pm: CONVENTION (Vending Floor Open)

7:30pm – 9pm: COSPLAY CONTEST & Playstation 5 Raffle

10pm – 2am: 18+ After Party

SUN. (Nov. 6):

11am – 5pm: CONVENTION (Vending Floor Open)

COVID-19 RULES:

Proof of vaccination nor masks are required. While masks are not required, they are strongly encouraged. The C.D.C. strongly recommends that all persons, regardless of vaccination status, wear a mask in public, especially indoors, and maintain social distancing when possible.

Watch the recap video of J1-Con: Anime Con 2018 (at Showboat Hotel, Atlantic City, NJ).

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