San Diego Anime Con will have THREE days of performances that will include cultural acts, contemporary performances, nerd culture acts, and a much more fun stuff just to entertain you! All entertainment below will take place in the Pavilion Theater.

If you are interested in performing at San Diego Anime Con 2024, fill out the form below! Application deadline for Performers is September 30, 2024. Performers will be notified if they’ve been chosen by October 7, 2024. Any submissions received after September 30 will be placed on a waitlist.

2023 Information below! 2024 information will come later this year!

Scroll below for links to more detailed descriptions of each performer! Entertainment schedule subject to change without notice.

Saturday, November 18 Schedule
Sunday, November 19 Schedule

Saturday, November 18 Entertainment Schedule


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Asayake Taiko

11:00 am – 11:30 am (30 min)
Asayake Taiko is a collegiate taiko ensemble based at UC San Diego with a mission to increase Japanese cultural awareness both within and outside of the UCSD community through the art of taiko! “Asayake” means “morning glow” in Japanese, and invokes the image of the early morning light playing on the ocean mist in La Jolla.


1:00 pm – 1:30 pm (30 min)
Join San Diego cosplay dance group SuperNovA for a very special throwback live. They will be bringing you covers from the franchise love live’s very first idol group. It will be the most a-musing live yet!

Genbu Daiko

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm (30 min)
Formed back in August of 2015, Genbu Daiko is a contemporary percussion ensemble specializing in taiko – the art of Japanese drums. Although the team mostly drums in synchronization, the performers are encouraged to apply their individuality and interpretations to share with their audience a percussive experience in rhythmic creativity.

Shofukan Kendo

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm (30 min)
Shofukan Kendo will showcase kendo students of various ages and ranks who will be part of an educational demonstration. Learn more at www.shofukankendo.com


3:30 pm – 4:00 pm (30 min)
G-Moto is a Bamboo Flute-Beatboxer, based in Southern California. The flute used is a shinobue, a Japanese bamboo flute often used in taiko drumming and integrated in anime and video game original soundtracks. He performs music covers from Video Game Music, Anime, K-Pop, and more. He has covered songs from current and classic favorites such as: League of Legends, Demon Slayer, Sonic the Hedgehog, and the Persona series.


5:00 pm – 5:30 pm (30 min)
OnlyChrisAng is a Filipino Emo/Conscious Rapper who embraces the darkest parts of life and turns stories of pain into pieces of art. His aim of helping others with mental health through his music, Chris encourages that everyone is braver than they believe, stronger than they seem, smarter than they think and loved more than they know.


5:30 pm – 6:00 pm (30 min)
Established in 2015, KOTX (pronounced “chaotics”) is a Kpop dance team and social organization at UCSD. Their performance consists of UCSD students and Kpop enthusiasts in the San Diego area who have organized their own Kpop dance covers throughout the school year. Always fun and going crazy, let’s get KOTX!


6:30 pm – 10:00 pm (210 min)