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What is Senshi Con?

Senshi Con is an annual anime, gaming, and pop culture convention held in Anchorage, Alaska for fans of Japanese animation and video games.

What does Senshi mean?

Senshi means warrior, ninja, or fighter!

What is an anime convention?

An anime convention is a gathering of fans who love “anime”, or Japanese animation. Attendees are not limited to this fandom. Fans of American cartoons, video games, and other ‘geek culture’ also attend the con.

When is Senshi Con?

Senshi Con 2023 will be on Saturday, September 9 and Sunday, September 10. Day 0 (preregistration badge pickup and vendor load-in) will be on Friday, September 8).

What is there to do at Senshi Con?

You can shop in our vendor booths, attend a wide variety of panels, meet the guest(s), play video games, watch anime, and many other activities.

Where is Senshi Con this year?

Senshi Con is returning to the Dena’ina Center for 2023.

What are the hours for Senshi Con?

Convention hours are still in the planning phase – we will provide updates soon.

How much are the badges this year?

Badge pricing is as follows:

Pre-Registration VIP Pass: $300

Pre-Registration Fast Pass: $80

Pre-Registration General Pass (Saturday & Sunday): $60

Pre-Registration Saturday Pass: $45

Pre-Registration Sunday Pass: $25

Kids Pass (Children ages 7-12): $15

Where can I buy badges?

You can purchase badges here.

What is the Fast Pass?

The Fast Pass are for those that like to get in and out quick or get great seats.  Fast Pass holders will be able to enter the con 20 minutes early on all three days (2:40pm on Friday, 10:40am on both Saturday and Sunday).

The Fast Pass is for those that want to get into guest signing, panels, and other events first before general admission (1 day and 2 day passes).  The Fast Pass will allow attendees entry before general admission but after VIP. There is only a limited amount of Fast Pass badges available. Once these badges are gone, they are gone.

What is a VIP Badge?

VIP will get in an hour earlier into the convention than the regular Badge holders (1 Day, 2 Day, and Fast Pass). This means VIPs will get in at 10am on September 9th & 10th  (Saturday & Sunday). VIP attendees have early priority entrance to all events, lunch with the guests, receive a VIP gift bag, and access to the VIP lounge.

Can I buy a badge at the convention?

Yes, you can buy your badge at the convention.

Where can I pick up badges?

If you prepurchase your badges online you can pick up your badges at the Dena’ina Center between the hours of 3 pm – 8 pm on Friday, September 8th.  You can pick up any badge that you bought through preregistration.  You can purchase badges at the door too.  For those individuals who pre-purchased passes online but need to purchase Kids badges the day of the convention, you can purchase them in the preregistration line when you pick up your badges.

Are there ID requirements/an age limit to enter the event?

ID is not required to get into Senshi Con. There is no age limit to enter the con. There is, however, scheduled events that are only for those 18 years and older where IDs will be necessary upon entering. So, if you have an Identification Card, Driver’s license, and/or Military ID you should bring it to certain 18 and over events.  We will have events for 21 years of age and up as well.

Will there be vendors at Senshi Con?

Yes, we will have vendors at Senshi Con this year.

What if I’m interested on being a vendor at Senshi Con?

Interested vendors can go here for more information.

Where can I contact the organizers with any questions?

You can contact the organizers with question on the Contact Tab or by clicking HERE

Is my registration transferable? 

Yes, registration is transferable up until the refund deadline, after that date registration cannot be transferred. Please contact admissions with the updated information: Name to whom the registration is transferred to, email, and phone number. Email admissions at admissions@senshicon.org

Can I update my registration information?

Yes. After the registration is purchased, attendees need to notify admissions in order to make changes to the registration. This does not include an additional ticket. To contact admissions please email admissions@senshicon.org

What is a badge?

The Senshi Con Badge is what you will get once you bring your online registration or physical ticket to admissions. The Senshi Con Badge gets you into the convention.

What is Day Zero?

Day Zero is the traditionally the day before the convention where you can come to the venue and pick up your badge before Day 1. This year Day Zero will happen on Friday, September 8.

What time should I get to the event?

Admissions will be open from 3-8pm on Friday, September 8. The doors will be opened at 11 AM on Saturday, Sep 9th and Sunday, Sep 10th.  It’s best to arrive to the event 2-3 hours before because there will be a line.

Will the line take as long as before?

Yes, it will.  Please expect a wait.  If someone is in need of extra attention to get in (handicapped/age), notify staff day of attendance.  Each year, Senshi Con expects an extra 500 people to attend the event.

What is the refund policy?

Refunds cannot be made during Early Bird Registration. Admissions needs to be notified before September 14th to issue refund. After said date, there will be no refunds for pre-registration or registration. There will be no refunds issued to those buying the weekend of the convention.

What can/can’t bring to the convention?

Please click on our Code of Conduct & Weapons Policy: Senshi Con Code of Conduct & Weapons Policy

Will I be signing a waiver before entry?

Registering online and purchasing a badge for the convention is agreeing to our code of conduct and weapons policy. There will be no waivers to sign for anyone.

Updated 05/13/2023