Anime Day

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Anime Day at the Art Studio is a family-friendly, bento box-sized, anime and manga convention! Meet local manga artists, learn about anime and participate in workshops. There will be vendors, anime screenings, Mobile Cloud Video Game Truck, cosplay and more! All ages. FREE

Anime Day
Saturday, August 26, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
The Art Studio
310 Kiamensi Road, Belvedere

Art Studio


310 Kiamensi Road
Wilmington, DE 19804
(302) 995-7661

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Presented in Partnership with:

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Activities

Anime Day at the Art Studio Cosplay Rules

  1. Since this is a family friendly event, no nudity or overly revealing cosplays.
  2. Footwear is required at all times. No skates, roller blades, or stilts.
  3. Masks should be easily removable upon request of event staff.
  4. Props and Weapons: Authentic weaponry, swords, knives, or any other metal objects with an edge are prohibited.  Guns/firearms, or any item that shoots a projectile are prohibited. Plastic, cardboard, papier-mâché, and other safe props will be allowed at staff discretion.
  5. Mock or play fighting is not allowed.
  6. Event Staff reserves the right to remove any attendees who do not follow the above rules or are creating a disturbance or hazard for other attendees.  Please be courteous and respectful to others, use common sense, and have fun!

Cosplay Contest Rules

  1. Cosplay must adhere to event cosplay rules.
  2. Cosplay must be of established characters from Asian based anime, manga, video games, and other official Asian sources. No original characters or original variations on established characters, please. Judging is based on the accuracy of the re-creation of a character.
  3. Please bring source material, such as a printout of your character, so judges have something to compare your cosplay to.
  4. Those under the age of 18 should have their parent's permission to participate.

Anime Screenings


Presented by Delaware Anime Society (DAS)
DAS is a group of Anime lovers who meet monthly at Brandywine Hundred Library to share their love or Anime by watching and discussing their favorites. DAS will present these 
Funimation Anime videos (All are PG-13)


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Workshops (Limited Seating)



Manga 101


Liz DeJesus and Kristen Corbett, Unexpected Spark Studios

Author and Artist Liz DeJesus and Kay Corbett team up to talk about their love of manga comics. For many years, people of all ages have been fascinated by manga (which are Japanese comics known for the large eyes, cute characters and amazing stories). If you are a fan of Pokemon, Yokai Watch, Chobits, Dragonball Z, Sailor Moon, and more, then you will definitely enjoy participating in this workshop. Kay and Liz will teach you a little bit of the history of manga and how to draw and create your own character.

Lolita Style and Kawaii

Bryanna Ruscuck, Wee-A-Boo USA

Kawaii or “cute” style is very popular in Japan, and around the world. Lolita is a fashion trend that can sometimes mimic Victorian style dresses from several different European and western countries. Learn about the history of lolita and what goes into a Lolita coordination.

Game Development Q&A

Matt Sharp, Momiji Studios

Game developer discusses how to break into the game development scene and takes audience questions on the topic.

Mario’s Timeline

Meredith S. Keating, Grunge Muffin DesignsCecil Con

Are you one of the millions of Nintendo fans that must be the first one to play a new Mario game when it comes out? So are we! In this panel, we want to discuss the over the top, jam-packed filled, decades of games timeline that encompasses our favorite hero! Join us as we give a break down of all the games are favorite plumber has been in and how they connect to the several different pipelines (pun intended) to Mario’s Timeline!

The Design Based Education

Students from Delaware Design Lab High School

Presentation on design as the basis for education.


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