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Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Brick City Anime Festival coming to World Equestrian Center in February

An anime and cosplay event arrives at the World Equestrian Center in February.

The Brick City Anime Festival will be held on Saturday, February 12 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, February 13 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the World Equestrian Center’s Expo 1 Building located at 1750 NW 80th Avenue in Ocala.

The two-day festival will feature many activities such as meet-and-greets, guest panels, contests, a gaming area, and a Maid café.

Featured guests will appear throughout the festival, including notable voice actors and actresses in television, movies, and video games.

Bryce Papenbrook (voice of Eren Yeager in ‘Attack on Titan’), Cherami Leigh (voice of Sailor Venus in ‘Sailor Moon’), Lauren Landa (voice of Annie Leonhardt in ‘Attack on Titan’), and Stephanie Nadolny (voice of Son Goku and Son Gohan in the ‘Dragon Ball’ series) are confirmed for the event.

Brick City Anime Festival returns to Ocala in February
Bryce Papenbrook (left) and Cherami Leigh (right)
Brick City Anime Festival returns to Ocala in February 2
Lauren Landa (left) and Stephanie Nadolny (right)

Applications are currently being accepted for vendor and artist alley spaces. A corner vendor booth (10’x10’) costs $375, and 6-foot artist alley spaces are available for $185.

The event offers tickets for single day admission ($25) or admission to both days ($40). Children ages 10 and under get in free with adult supervision.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit the Brick City Anime Festival website.