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ASAPA White Day Event!



White Day (ホワイトデー) is a special day that is celebrated in Japan one month after Valentine’s day! On this day, men present gifts to women who have gifted them chocolates on Valentine’s Day to express their appreciation.

The Alberta Society for Asian Popular Arts (ASAPA), who bring you Animethon, will be hosting our very first White Day Event! We look forward to enjoying this special day with everyone, and you're encouraged to cosplay. See you all there!



Saturday, March 9th, 2019



YMCA Family Resource Centre (9538-103A Ave NW)

This is a brand new state of the art facility conveniently located downtown right next to the Edmonton Police Headquarters.

There is a bus stop in front of the building and it close to the LRT.

The building has an underground parking lot for reasonable rates and there are other parking lots near by.



There will be an attendance cap of approximately 500.
The majority of tickets will be available for online sale on Feb 1st.
The remaining tickets will be available at the door.

There will be three types of passes available at this event.
  • [$15 + Fees] Combo Pass ($20 at the door)
  • [$10 + Fees] Day Pass
  • [$10 + Fees] Dance Pass
Available throughout the event will the non-competitive gaming area, coat check, and concession stand. During the day the gym will be host to a swap meet and artist alley plus about 6 panels in our panel room. In the evening it will change over to a dance. There will be a small costume event during the dance, so feel free to cosplay.




We will be hosting a day full of fun activities for you to enjoy, including:

11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Individual Swap/Sell tables
Artist Alley
Panel room
Free-Play Console Gaming
Coat Check
Concessions with seating area
Extra Life Booth
Animethon Booth (Chance to buy passes with cash - Skip the fees!)


7:30 PM – 12:00 AM

"Best Husbando & Waifu" Mini Cosplay Contest
Free-Play Console Gaming
Coat Check
Concessions with seating area



Individual Swap/Sell tables and Artists Alley signup form will be available on Monday, January 21st, 2019 at 8:00 pm. The link will be announced here and Animethon's social media, so keep an eye out if you’re interested in reserving a spot!

Individual Swap/Sell tables and Artists Alley Contract:


Table Rental Form