Get ready, anime fans – the Garden State has a lot to offer in terms of conventions! New Jersey plays host to several events throughout the year, providing opportunities for enthusiasts to come together and celebrate their love of Japanese culture. Whether you’re a cosplayer, gamer, or simply a fan of anime and manga, there’s something for everyone. In this article, we’ll be focusing on three of the biggest anime conventions in New Jersey – Kogaracon, AnimeNEXT, and DerpyCon. From exploring the dealer’s room to attending panels and meeting special guests, there’s plenty to do and see.

So, if you’re looking to immerse yourself in the anime scene and meet like-minded individuals, then these conventions are definitely worth checking out. Get ready to discover the excitement and fun of New Jersey’s anime conventions!

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2023 Anime Cons in New Jersey

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Kogaracon 2023May 6, 2023Middlesex College
Edison, NJ
AnimeNEXT 2023June 16-18, 2023New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center
Edison, NJ
DerpyCon 2023October 27-29, 2023Hyatt Regency New Brunswick
New Brunswick, NJ