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October 16, 2021 - October 17, 2021

WasabiCon in Jacksonville

WasabiCon is an anime, cosplay and gaming convention in Jacksonville, Florida. And the event is at the Prime Osborn III Convention Center on October 16-17. Furthermore, Saturday hours are 9 a.m.-10 p.m. and Sunday hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. In addition, tickets are Saturday $35, Sunday $30, and a weekend pass is $50. (venue address, maps and directions are at the bottom of this event listing).

Florida Comic Cons gives you 5 outstanding reasons to attend WasabiCon 2021


Outstanding reason # 1: Anime voice actor Josh Grelle

Josh Grelle is a voice actor most known for voicing Yuri from Yuri!!! On Ice and Tokoyami from My Hero Academia.

Yuri on Ice season 2 promo flyer    Tokoyami from My Hero Academia


Outstanding reason # 2: Anime voice actor Monica Rial

Monica Rial is a voice actor best known for voicing Bulma from Dragon Ball Z, and Froppy from My Hero Academia.

close up of Froppy's face    Bulma looks confused


Outstanding reason # 3: Anime voice actor Zach Aguilar

Zach Aguilar is a voice actor known for voicing Tanjiro from Demon Slayer and Aether from Genshin Impact.

Tanjiro looks in amazement     Aether looks above all that is happening


Outstanding reason # 4: WasabiCon is nearing its 10th anniversary

The annual event began in 2012. In its eight years, WasabiCon has grown from a one-day event with 700 attendees at a hotel-based convention to a two-day event with more than 4,000 at a convention center. This event is headed for long-standing stardom.

In addition, the event attracts fans throughout northeast Florida for a weekend of artists, vendors, celebrities, tabletop gaming, video games, and other similar geek culture entertainment. Learn more about its history.


Outstanding reason # 5: Guest cosplayers

WasabiCon is emphasizing cosplay by featuring nearly 10 guest cosplayers that includes AKrCosBlackFlame16, and gravitygremlin. In addition, @SewGeekMama is a cosplay guest, which makes WasabiCon 2021 the place to be. We featured her in Florida Cosplay Digital Magazine’s Spring 2021 issue (and cover) titled “12 intrepid Florida cosplayers to inspire you.” Check her out below, and see her booth at the con to learn more about her book “I’m going to my first comic convention,” which is a must-read for families embarking on their first comic con.

Princess Leia cosplayed by @SewGeekMama     General Antiope from Wonder Woman cosplayered by @SewGeekMama

Scarlet Witch cosplayed by @SewGeekMama     Dazzler cosplayed by @SewGeekMama


Need help finding anime conventions in Florida?

The Con Calendar curated by Florida Comic Cons

The Con Calendar is a curated calendar of upcoming conventions. Each convention listing includes in-depth info about the event like guests, artists and cosplay contests. In addition, there are lots of helpful links for things like buying tickets, registering as a vendor and learning more about characters.

The Con Calendar by Florida Comic Cons


The Con Map created by Florida Comic Cons

The Con Map illustrates where comic cons are happening throughout the state. The interactive map allows you to see how close you are to annual comic conventions.

a sunset is the background for palm trees


Florida Cosplay Digital Magazine published by Florida Comic Cons

Florida Cosplay Digital Magazine attends many conventions in Florida in search of talented cosplayers. The magazine is published seasonally. In addition, Florida Cosplay Digital Magazine publishes special editions, photo galleries and blogs of conventions we attend. The magazine is free.

Florida Cosplay Digital Magazine logo

Seasonal issues

Seasonal issues focus on cosplayers and the characters they have chosen to portray. Cosplayer photos and interviews as well as character images and backgrounds are loaded in the seasonal magazines.

A beautiful blond woman cosplays Amora the Enchantress from Marvel Comics

A cosplayer portrays Harley-Quinn from Batman

A cosplayer portrays the character Sylvanas Windrunner from World of Warcraft game

A cosplayer portrays Mukuro Ikusaba from Danganronpa! game

A cosplayer portrays Mercy Sugar Plum Fairy from Overwatch game

Convention issues

Convention special edition magazines, photo galleries and blogs showcase cosplayer photos and provide news reports about conventions we attend. There is a focus on cosplay contests.

Megacon Orlando 2021 character bomb Vision

Cosplayers at Metrocon 2021 pose for a photo

Cosplayers portray Batgirl and Nightwing

SW-FloridaCon Spring 2021 photo gallery

A beautiful woman cosplays Mage Espeon from Pokemon on the cover of Florida Cosplay Digital Magazine Special Edition: Collective Con 2021


October 16, 2021
October 17, 2021
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Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center
1000 Water Street
Jacksonville, FL 32204 United States
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