General Information



Animefest.CZ is the oldest and largest anime and manga convention in the Czech Republic, organized by a non-profit organization Brno otaku. As the name suggests, the festival takes place in Brno. More than 200 fans visited the first event in 2004 and each following con attracted more people, with over 2000 attendees in 2012.

The festival program offers a mix of contests (e.g. cosplay and AMV), workshops, talks, discussions and, of course, anime screening. 

If you are interested in further details or want to help us, please contact us at info@animefest.cz.

Upcoming event

Animefest.CZ 2014
Location: Brno Exhibition Ground 
Date: May 9-11 2014
Venue and transport
AMV contest rules

Organized under auspices of the Embassy of Japan  in Czech Republic.

 

 

History

Animefest.CZ 2013
Location: Brno Exhibition Ground 
Date: May 10-12 2013
Number of visitors: over 2500

Programme
AMV contest rules

Organized under auspices of the Embassy of Japan  in Czech Republic.

Animefest.CZ 2012
Location: Brno Exhibition Ground 
AMV contest rules
Date: May 4-6 2012
Number of visitors: over 2000
Programme

Organized under auspices of the Embassy of Japan  in Czech Republic, and the Mayor of Brno Roman Onderka. Financially supported by the statutory city of Brno
Screenings list
Photos, video report

Animefest.CZ 2011
Location: Brno Cultural Center movie theatres (Scala and B. Bakala), Hotel Continental Brno
AMV contest rules
Date: May 6-8 2011
Number of visitors: over 1600
Organized under auspices of the Embassy of Japan  in Czech Republic.
Financially supported by the statutory city of Brno
Screenings list
Photos, Czech TV news

Animefest.CZ 2010
Location: Brno Cultural Center movie theatres (Scala and B. Bakala), Hotel Continental Brno
Date: May 7-9 2010
AMV contest rules
Number of visitors: 1300
Special guests: Yuji Nunokawa (Studio Pierrot) (report), Kunihiko Ryo (diary)
Organized under auspices of the Embassy of Japan  in Czech Republic.
Financially supported by the statutory city of Brno
Screenings list
Gallery 1

 

Animefest.CZ 2009
Location: Brno Cultural Center movie theatres (Scala and B. Bakala), Hotel International Brno
Date: May 8-10 2009
Number of visitors: 1220
Organized under auspices of the Embassy of Japan  in Czech Republic.
Financially supported by the statutory city of Brno and the Japan Foundation
Screenings list
Gallery 1, Gallery 2

Animefest.CZ 2008
Location: Brno Cultural Center movie theatres (Scala and B. Bakala)
Date: May 10-11 2008
Number of visitors: 1000
Photos

Animefest.CZ 2007
Location: Brno Cultural Center movie theatres (Scala and Art)
Date: May 5-6 2007
Number of visitors: 800

Animefest.CZ 2006
Location: Brno Cultural Center movie theatre Art
Date: May 6-7 2006
Number of visitors: 450

Animefest.CZ 2005
Location: Brno Cultural Center movie theatre Art
Date: May 7-8 2005
Number of visitors: 350

Animefest.CZ 2004
Location: Brno Cultural Center movie theatre Art
Date: May 8-9 2004
Number of visitors: 250