AnimeCon UK is an enormous international Anime, Manga, K-pop Festival! A showcase of the best of Asian pop culture in the UK’s largest exhibition venue – The NEC. It brings together the communities of anime, manga, artists, Pro cosplayers, K-Pop and J-Pop fanatics all together for three days of unique exhibits, amazing shopping, parties, exclusive screenings, extensive panels, and appearances by some of the world’s biggest creators.
AnimeCon is a party, a market, and a music festival; a dedicated showcase of Otaku popular culture; and an amazing space for the anime, manga, K-Pop and J-Pop communities to call their own.
Arriving by car? Pre-pay for parking online before the day of your visit and you can make a saving of £5* (T&C's apply). That's one less thing to think about on the day! Pre-pay is available in our standard & disabled public car parks.Book Now
Make the most of your upcoming visit to the NEC. From booking your hotel, sorting out travel, pre-booking your parking or scoping out the excitement that awaits across the NEC campus, our visiting us page has everything covered.Discover More
Make the most of your stay right by the action in this recently renovated contemporary Hotel. With exquisite dining options at your fingertips for you to enjoy, end the day with dinner in our beautiful new restaurant Brightsmith by the water, sipping a cocktail, overlooking the scenic Pendigo Lake. Then relax into one of our newly refurbished rooms and wake up to the famous Hilton Breakfast in the place where it all happens.Discover More
A smart hotel 2 miles from the NEC with leisure club, open lobby and conference centre. Complimentary shuttle to the NEC/Birmingham International Train Station & a Park, Stay & Go package.Discover More
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