Welcome to AVCon

This year, we are shaking things up! Team AVCon is running mini-events to bring you the best bits of the AVCon Festival all year round!

Let’s Start!

Check out the quick links below to see what’s happening over here at Team AVCon!

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What’s On

Team AVCon is bringing anime, video games, and Japanese culture content year-round. From fun competitions to community events – there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Click here to learn more about our upcoming events!

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Our Community

Since 2002, the community has been the cornerstone of the AVCon festival. As Team AVCon has grown, we have cultivated a community full of super fans of anime and video games from all walks of life. Click here to learn more about our community channels!

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Who Are We?

Who are we, well, we are Team AVCon, a not-for-profit charity working to advance culture by creating events and a platform to promote anime, video games and Japanese culture. We use our forum and events to collaborate and uplift South-Australian and Australian content creators, small businesses, organisations and fans interested in anime, video games, and Japanese culture. Together, we strive to create an accessible and safe environment for nerds everywhere to express their interests and love of fandom. Click here to learn more about who Team AVCon is and who we work with!

Get the Latest Updates

2022 is in full force! Team AVCon is always brewing up new and upcoming events and working with our friends throughout South Australia. In the meantime, keep an eye out through our multiple community channels and our social media channels for the latest updates. Have a sneak peek below!

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🚨 And the party continues! 🚨 Head on downstairs after midnight where The Vinahouse SA crew will keep us dancing and entertained with their dance tunes 💃🕺We look forward to seeing you at our sold out AVCon After Dark! ... See MoreSee Less
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We love mochi, and we know you do too! Introducing Mochiko Kitchen at After Dark! Mochiko Kitchen is Adelaide’s only fresh authentic Mochi maker specialising in handmade gluten free, no added preservatives Mochi and other Japanese sweets that will tingle your tastebuds. Come visit Mochiko Kitchens stall on the night for delicious Authentic Japanese sweets 🍬 ... See MoreSee Less
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Cosplay Competition Judges at AVCon After Dark: Henchwench and Scrap Shop Props Henchwench is a full-time cosplayer and propmaker, working with Scrap Shop Props as half of Hench & Scrap Foundry. With a focus on turning cool stuff from games into real life objects, Hench & Scrap have worked for companies like Blizzard, Bethesda & Wizards of the Coast. At age 14, Henchwench got her start in costume working part-time at Weta Workshop on the Lord of the Rings movies in the weapons and armour department. She later studied a degree in costume at NIDA, which she followed up with a graduate certificate in costume design at AFTRS, and worked in film/TV/theatre costume before deciding to pursue her passion for video game costumes & props full time. She was also the 2016 winner of the Australian Championships of Cosplay, and represented Australia at the Crown Championships of Cosplay in Chicago.Scrap Shop Props has combined his background of engineering with larping to build some pretty epic cosplay. As a full-time propmaker and cosplayer, he works alongside Henchwench as half of Hench & Scrap Foundry, making epic props for companies such as Blizzard, Bethesda & Wizards of the Coast (to name just a few!). He loves the creative process and bringing the imaginary to life, and relishes a challenge - be it a seven and a half foot tall Reinhardt costume or Tyrael's ten foot wide glowing wings. Cosplay has been a big confidence boost to Oarin, a natural introvert, and helped him find his voice in the community. ... See MoreSee Less
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