Did you know that if you enter this fashion show, you get the chance to win not just bragging rights, but also one of the following fabulous prizes, straight from Anime USA and the Maid Cafe!

★ 1st Place = 2 Badges for Anime USA + Free Lunch at My Cup Of Tea – Maid Cafe + $30 Arda Wigs Gift Certificate

★ 2nd Place = 1 Badge for Anime USA + Free Polaroid & Game at My Cup of Tea + $20 Arda Wigs Gift Certificate

★ 3rd Place = 1 Badge for Anime USA + Free Game at My Cup of Tea + $10 Arda Wigs Gift Certificate

Deadline to enter is this Saturday, April 9th, at Midnight, so get your entries in fast! (enter below)


Sakura Matsuri Fashion Show!

Attention cosplayers (and J-fashion enthusiasts)!

We’ve gotten your questions and YES, we will be having another fashion show this year at Sakura Matsuri, happening April 16, 2016 in Capital Riverfront Neighborhood, DC! The show will be at 11:45am-12:30pm at the J-Pop Stage, with check-ins beginning at 10:45am.

If you’re interested in participating, please fill out and follow the instructions on the attached form. Make sure to also send a picture of your cosplay entry to daniel.wheatley@animeusa.orgThere are 25 slots, and they fill up fast!

Entries will close Saturday, April 9th @ Midnight OR when all slots are full.

AUSA will then email you if your cosplay is accepted into the contest.


Hang out with us at Otakon!

Anime USA at the Otakon Matsuri

Maids Melody, Bree, and Ai behind the Anime USA booth at the Otakon Matsuri

Today, we had a great day with the maids of My Cup of Tea Maid Café at the Otakon Matsuri! Come meet us at Otakon Dealers Room booth BB05 this weekend.

We’ll have brand new 2014 merchandise: t-shirts, tall glasses, shot glasses, and more.

If you have yet to purchase your Anime USA membership, now’s the best time! Your membership will grant you access to this year’s Anime USA convention, featuring guests: Michele Knotz, J. Michael Tatum, Johnny Yong Bosch, Lauren Landa, and more! We’re offering these special rates this weekend only!

Special Membership Rates:
Regular: $50
Silver: $70
Sponsor: $120

If you can’t make it to Otakon, register online.

Summer’s here! Time for Anime Mid-Atlantic

2014 SunflowerSummer’s approaching and so is Anime Mid-Atlantic! We’re heading out to his fun, Chesapeake-area show this weekend.

On top of that, we’ve got a registration sale starting tomorrow until next Monday. A regular membership is only $45 and silver and sponsor level memberships are also on sale. Now’s the perfect time to join us!

If you can’t make it to Anime Mid-Atlantic this weekend, you can register online.