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Anime Ocean City: A Celebration of Japanese Pop Culture by the Beach

Anime Ocean City: A Celebration of Japanese Pop Culture by the Beach

Attention all anime fans! It's time to pack your bags and head to the shore because your favorite beach town is hosting the new Anime Ocean City event! This annual event celebrates all things Japanese pop culture with a beachy twist. From anime and manga to cosplay and gaming, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

Anime Ocean City takes place from April 29th to 30th, 2023 at Ocean City, MD’s Roland E. Powell Convention Center. Get your tickets now before it’s too late!

OCMD’s Newest Anime Event

The event features a variety of activities that cater to fans of anime and Japanese pop culture. One of the highlights of the event is the cosplay competition, where attendees can showcase their best cosplay costumes and compete for prizes like $100 cash. There are also workshops and panels where fans can learn about different aspects of anime including manga, and gaming.

Anime Ocean City is also a great place to shop for unique and rare merchandise. The event features a vendor's area where attendees can purchase everything from anime-inspired clothing to rare manga volumes, collectibles, and artwork.

Plus, the first-year guest of honor will not disappoint! Johnny Yong Bosch, known for his roles in the Power Rangers franchise as well as the voices in many video games and animes will be in attendance!

Enjoy your weekend anime-style and meet us at the beach. Check out pricing and get your tickets here. Make sure to stay tuned with Explore OC on Instagram and Facebook for on-site coverage and the Explore Experience here after the event to see what it was really like!