Press Releases

October 16, 2008

News for Zenkaikon 2008:

Zenkaikon to provide anime content at VGXPO 2008

VALLEY FORGE, PA - Zenkaikon 2008 is pleased to announce a strategic collaboration with America's Video Games Expo 2008 in which Anime content will be provided at the hugely popular VGXPO event in Philadelphia.

About Zenkaikon Anime Programming at Video Games Expo 2008:

The staff of Zenkaikon and VGXPO, having mutual respect of each others events, recognized that providing anime and Asian related content at VGXPO would mutually benefit both groups. With this in mind, a strategic collaboration was formed to bring anime content to the hugely popular Video Games Expo event in Philadelphia.

Zenkaikon will be providing anime and live action screenings, anime and gaming related panels, special gaming tournaments, a Samba de Amigo Dance Party, an anime art alley and marketplace, anime/Asian karaoke and more! Additionally, they will be working with VGXPO to bring more anime/Asian style programming to the main events hall of Video Games Expo.

About Zenkaikon:

Zenkaikon was formed by the merger of the anime and sci-fi con Zentrancon, and the anime con, Kosaikon, both in the Philadelphia area. In 2006 they put on their first event which was a tremendous success, and by 2007, gathered over 550 attendees who celebrated their love of anime, sci-fi and Asian culture. Zenkaikon will return to the Valley Forge Scanticon Conference Center for its third installment on 10/17-10/18/08. The con will kick off its expansion to two days of programming on the evening of Friday, October 17 with concerts, a Cosplay Ball, gaming and other special events. A full day of convention action will follow on Saturday, October 18 with video screenings, concerts, gaming, cosplay masquerade, the new Zenkaikon favorites - the anime version of "Whose Line Is It Anyway" and The Cosplay Dating Game, and so much more!

Pre-registration for Zenkaikon 2009 will be up and running after their October 2008 event! Stay tuned to for more details!


America's VideoGame Expo (VGXPO) is three days of videogame revelry. Taking place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, in Philadelphia, on November 21 - 23 2008, America's VideoGame Expo (VGXPO) is the largest videogame convention on the east coast.

VGXPO is an annual gaming destination - where gamers and industry insiders can come together to celebrate videogames. When you attend VGXPO you have the opportunity to experience the newest games, encounter game industry legends, compete in tournaments, buy games and meet with your online friends.