Anime Banzai 2018

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The theme for 2018 is Heroes and Villains


Pre-registration is currently closed. But you can still attend if you purchase your badge at the door.

  • Weekend: $50
  • Friday-only: $30
  • Saturday-only: $40
  • Sunday-only: $25
  • Child (10 years of age or younger): free with an accompanying, paying adult

If you pre-registered, you can pick up your badge at a couple different times.

  • Thursday, October 18 – 6:00pm-10:00pm
  • Friday, October 19 – 9:00am-9:00pm
  • Saturday, October 20 – 9:00am-9:00pm
  • Sunday, October 21 – 9:00am-12:00pm noon

For more information, click here.

Check Out Our Merchandise!

2019 Merchandise Now Available!

We have some great stuff to bring you for the 2019 Anime Banzai Convention year! Check it out in our Online Store and buy there or buy at-con. We only bring the best to our attendees. Show your Banzai spirit with an awesome shirt or backpack!

Artist: Kristina Balay

2018 Schedule

Here is the schedule for 2018!

Because this has to be sent off to the printers weeks in advance, there have been changes to this schedule. When things change, you will be notified via the website, Facebook, signs, the app, etc. You can always get the latest updates from the Information Table right next to the Registration Desk in the Sky Lobby.

Friday Schedule

Saturday Schedule

Sunday Schedule

Hotel Discount Codes Available!!!!

Everyone needs somewhere to stay during the Anime Banzai Convention. But why pay more than you have to? We are working with the local hotels to get you the best prices possible! Check out the About Us Page for the available discount codes. You’ll have to scroll down to the part that says Davis County’s Lodging Page; it’s the sixth headline, about 1/4 down the page. Right now we have two available hotels with limited discounted rooms, but all hotels in the area are accepting reservations.

Registrations & Submissions for Events

The following information is for registrations and/or submissions for different events at the Anime Banzai Convention.

Please pay attention to the included details and rules, because they matter!

Cosplay Chess

Cosplay Chess is open for Registration, but there are only a few spots left. Please fill out the form. Show off your cos-acting skills as a villain or a hero. This year we will have a special guest judge – Cole Feuchter!

Hellsing: BRAWL

The royal Order of Protestant Knights are looking for new recruits to destroy the undead and other supernatural forces of evil that threatens the Queen and Country. If you think you have what it takes, join us for this year’s Hellsing: BRAWL to show us what you’re made of. Registration is open!!

Host Your Podcast at Banzai

Would you like to record an episode of your podcast at the Anime Banzai Convention? Then let’s do it! Contact our Advertisement Department to get all the details to get your podcast heard at the coolest anime convention in Utah!



Natalie is a voice actor who has done work for anime and video games that you love, including Danganropa, Cardcaptor Sakura, Highschool DxD, and Sword Art Online.

To learn more about her you can visit our Guest Page, her website or her Twitter.



Ben Dunn was born in Pingtung, Taiwan and grew up in San Antonio, Texas. When he was 12 years old, he returned to Taiwan where he discovered manga. Nine years later he founded the comic book publishing company ANTARCTIC PRESS and published his first comic MANGAZINE. The next year he created the anime-inspired comic NINJA HIGH SCHOOL until it was picked up by ETERNITY COMICS. He published WARRIOR NUN AREALA in 1994.

He has worked with several different companies including Marvel and DC comics. He eventually turned his company, ANTARCTIC PRESS, over to his brother – Joeming Dunn. He has worked on TV shows and movies. He is currently working on a revival of NINJA HIGH SCHOOL and a couple other projects.

For more information, see our Guest Page.




Steve “Warky” Nunez is a jack-of-all-trades and, thankfully, a master of some.

You may know Warky as the part-bird-part-man, but not many know that as an actor, Warky first broke into voice acting narrating audiobooks for the blind. He is also acted in TV shows and movies, been a singer in the parody Mormon band “They Might Be Elders”, worked sound and music in video games, can play dubstep on his clarinet, and so much more!

Find more information on our Guest Page, and Warky’s IMDB page or Facebook page.



David is an award-winning voice actor and director based in Los Angeles. He’s given voice to hundreds of animation/anime episodes and video game titles, as well as guest star appearances on TV shows such as The Mentalist and NCIS. David can currently be heard as Narrator in the hit series JO JO’s Bizarre Adventure and as Phinks in Hunter X Hunter on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim.

He is also co-founder of Unlocked: The Anime & Pop Culture Streaming Network. Find more information about it here, and find David on Twitter. See our Guest Page for more information on David’s voice acting career hits!

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