Anime fans in South Carolina have a lot to look forward to in the coming year, as several exciting conventions are scheduled to take place in the state. The Columbia Anime & Video Game Expo kicks things off in January at the Jamil Shrine Temple in Columbia. This two-day event features everything from gaming tournaments and anime screenings to cosplay competitions and panel discussions. With a focus on both anime and video games, the Columbia Anime & Video Game Expo is a must-attend for anyone who loves Japanese pop culture.

Later in the month, Anime Town Greenville takes center stage at the Greenville Convention Center. This two-day event offers a wide variety of activities and attractions for anime fans, including cosplay contests, artist alley, and an extensive vendor hall. With a diverse lineup of events and guests, Anime Town Greenville is the perfect place to celebrate your love for anime and meet fellow fans in South Carolina.

There is no shortage of anime-inspired fun in the Palmetto State this year, so be sure to mark your calendars and join the fun, otaku!

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Columbia Anime & Video Game Expo 2023January 7-8, 2023Jamil Shrine Temple
Columbia, SC
Anime Town Greenville 2023January 28-29, 2023Greenville Convention Center
Greenville, SC
Incredible Con 2023June 10-11, 2023Charleston Area Convention Center
North Charleston, SC