We love cosplayers and want to make your experience at Anime NYC even more memorable!

Want to stage a Dragon Ball brawl? Want a Sailor Moon reunion? Fill out our Official Meetup Application to have your cosplay meetup or photoshoot promoted by Anime NYC! All our approved cosplay photoshoots are included on our website, program guide, and app so cosplayers across Anime NYC can attend!

Before you apply, please read all the information below…

  • If you’re submitting a cosplay photoshoot, it means you’re raising your hand to organize it. This submission form isn’t for general ideas. Instead, it’s for cosplayers or cosplay photographers who actively plan to lead their own meetup at this year’s Anime NYC.
  • The Javits Center is a big place, but we have one official photoshoot area – the River Pavilion. This is a large glass-enclosed atrium at the top of the Javits Center. It’s located on Level 4 and where Artist Alley was held in 2017 and 2018. This is the only officially approved area for group photoshoots at Anime NYC. If you’d like your event listed, you must hold it in the River Pavilion. If you plan on holding a photoshoot somewhere else in the Javits, we sadly can’t officially list it.

After you submit your meetup, our team will review your application and reach out to you if we have any questions. Accepted meetups will typically be listed within 10 days of being submitted. If you have any questions, please contact

The last day to submit meetups is October 15th!