Modern Japanese culture has helped introduce a new generation to Japan! Our Japan Now section of the festival has the latest and greatest in modern Japanese fashion, anime-inspired hats and accessories and the Japan Wow! Pavilion to experience the latest in video games and hip, urban fun!

Activities & List of Vendors
  • Alicia’s Anime
    Licensed Anime & Video game apparel and accessories for all of your nerdy needs!
  • Anime Gift
    We have all kinds of licensed figure, plush and pillow case that are directly imported from Japan.
  • Collectors Anime LLC
    Local vendor specializing in anime Blu-Rays/DVDs, figures, and imported merchandise direct from Japan, including event exclusives.
  • DC Kawaii Style
    Have fun with DC area’s premier Japanese street fashion social club + kawaii community
  • HKT Import Toys
    Premier direct importer of Japanese toys and collectibles
  • IT Cosplay
    Anime Toys & Costumes Shop
  • Kyoshiki
    Kyoshiki is a fashion indie brand. We offer variety of lifestyle apparel inspired by Japanese pop-culture.
  • Lunar Toy store
    Lunar toy store bring you the latest and greatest figures and toys from Japan
  • Mintandapple
    Mint and apple is an american indie brand specializing in kawaii apparel and accessories. Please come visit us for all of your kawaii needs!gns.
  • Otakon
    Come learn about the largest anime convention in the area and their plans for this year.
  • SigToys
    A wide range of import toys figures cosplay.
  • Stuffed Sushi
    Stuffed Sushi is the place to go for huggable handmade Sushi roll and Riceball plushies. Come and Hug a Sushi!
  • Temple University – Japan Campus
    TUJ, the oldest and largest foreign university in Japan, offers comprehensive programs in English for students to earn American degrees in Tokyo.
    Urban Sheek
    Providing you with trending Japanese fashion and toys.