2022 Animation and Game events in Japan


Now that Covid-19 has settled down, many tourists coming to Japan from abroad may be fond of Japanese anime and games. We would like to inform you of the events that have been announced at this time (as of May 2022) and will be held in 2022. I hope this will be of some help to foreign tourists as they plan their travel schedules!
I will inform you about the entry of foreign tourists in other articles.
Please note that the dates and events are subject to change depending on the Covid-19 and other circumstances.

A dream entertainment event brought to you by V Jump, Weekly Shonen Jump, and Saikyou Jump! You can play! You can watch! You can buy! Get! This is a super event with all of the above!
【Date&Time】July 17, 2022 9:00~17:00
【Venue】Makuhari Messe International Exhibition Hall 5 & 6
【Admission】Pre-registration and invitation only
【SNS】 Official Twitter @jumpfesta

WORLD COSPLAY SUMMIT2022 ~20th Anniversary~

Cosplay events, live stages, public participation events (cosplay runway, performances, etc.) World Cosplay Championship 2022″ to decide the world’s No.1 cosplayers!
【Date&Time】August 6 and 7, 2022 Time: TBD
【Venue】Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture, Oasis 21, Aichi Arts Center, etc. (TBA)
【Admission】Tickets will be on sale from early June 2022, price TBD
【SNS】Official Twitter @cosplay_summit

World’s largest coterie magazine exhibition.
【Date&Time】August 13 and 14, 2022, 10:30-16:00 (subject to change)
【Venue】Tokyo Big Sight, all halls
【Admission】Free: There will be waiting lines starting in the morning, so please remember to take measures against the heat.
*Prepare small change, drinks, your own bag, towel, and heatstroke prevention goods!
*Cosplay :
・No cosplay is allowed until you arrive at the venue (be careful not to change in public transportation restrooms).
・Makeup is not allowed in the changing rooms.
・No makeup is allowed in the changing rooms.
*Prohibited items include large costumes, costumes that may fall under the category of public indecency (e.g., revealing underwear, men half-naked, etc.), and costumes dressed as police officers or firefighters).
Reference: Comic Market 99 precautions.
【SNS】 Official Twitter @comiket_air@comiket_cosplay

KYOTO INTERNATIONAL MANGA ANIME FAIR ( = KYOMAF) is the comprehensive trade fair of contents centering on manga and anime.
【Date】September 17 and 18, 2022
【Place /Time】
Miyako Messe/Rome Theater Kyoto (main venue) 09:00-17:00 (until 16:00 on September 18) *Entrance until 30 minutes before the end of the day
Kyoto International Manga Museum (2nd venue) 10:30-19:30 *entry until 30 minutes before closing
Toei Kyoto Studio Park (special venue) 10:00-17:00 *entry up to 60 minutes before closing【Admission】Ticket system TBA
【SNS】Official Twitter @kyomaf

It is a comprehensive exhibition of computer games and other computer entertainment. The event is one of the largest in Japan and attracts a large number of fans.
【Date & Time】September 15 ~18
Business Day : Thursday, September 15, 10:00 – 17:00
Friday, September 16, 10:00-18:00
General visitors will be admitted from 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 16.
General Public DaysSaturday, September 17, 10:00-18:00
September 18 (Sun.) 10:00-18:00
*”PM tickets” are also available for admission from 2:00 p.m.
*Doors may open at 9:30 a.m. depending on conditions.
【Venue】Makuhari Messe
【Admission】Ticket system (sales will begin in early July)
【SNS】Official Twitter @tokyo_game_show

Animate Girls Festival is a large event in Ikebukuro where “everything for girls” including anime, comics, voice actors, goods, otome games, cosplay, etc. will gather!
【Date & Time】November 5 and 6, 2022
【Venue】Sunshine City, Ikebukuro, etc.
【Admission】Ticket required TBA
【SNS】Official Twitter @AGF_info

+ α Sightseeing

The area to enjoy the world of Mario opened at universal studios in Osaka during the Covid-19 disaster.

Nintendo TOKYO (Shibuya)
This is the first official store directly managed by Nintendo in Japan. In addition to sales of game consoles, software, character goods, etc., events and game experience sessions will be held. Twitter : @N_Officialstore

This concept café features official goods and café menu items based on popular video game themes such as Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest. The theme differs depending on the time of year you visit.

・ジャンプビクトリーカーニバル 2022 
【日時】2022年7月17日 9:00~17:00
【場所】幕張メッセ 国際展示場 展示ホール5・6【入場】事前応募・完全招待制
【SNS】公式Twitter    @jumpfesta
・世界コスプレサミット2022 〜20th Anniversary〜
【日時】2022年8月6日、7日 時間:調整中
【入場】チケット制 2022年6月上旬〜発売開始予定 価格未定
【SNS】公式Twitter @cosplay_summit
【日時】2022年8月13日、14日 10:30~16:00(変更の可能性があります)
【SNS】公式Twitter @comiket_air @comiket_cosplay
【場所・時間】 みやこめっせ/ロームシアター京都(メイン会場)
 09:00~17:00 (18日は16:00まで) ※入場は終了の30分前まで
京都国際マンガミュージアム(第2会場)10:30~19:30 ※入場は終了の30分前まで
東映太秦映画村(特別会場)10:00~17:00 ※入村は営業終了の60分前まで
【SNS】公式Twitter @kyomaf
【日時】ビジネスデイ:9月15日(木)10:00~17:00 、9月16日(金)10:00~18:00
【SNS】公式Twitter @tokyo_game_show
AGF 2022  アニメイトガールズフェスティバル2022
【場所】池袋・サンシャインシティ 他
【SNS】公式Twitter @AGF_info

・ユニバーサルスタジオ スーパー・ニンテンドー・ワールド
Nintendo TOKYO(渋谷)
国内初となる任天堂の直営オフィシャルショップです。 ゲーム機本体やソフト、キャラクターグッズなどの販売に加えて、イベントやゲーム体験会も開催予定。【SNS】公式Twitter @N_Officialstore