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About NekoCon


We're a convention held in VA the first weekend of November at the Hampton Roads Convention Center in Hampton, Virginia. We were founded in 1998, and continually growing each year.

We hold events that include a cosplay contest/show, karaoke, an anime themed LARP, video rooms to watch non-stop anime, anime music video (AMV) contest, dances, as well as panels and workshops where attendees can learn new things, consult with others about anime and Japanese culture, and meet and discuss topics with guests. We've also had Voice actors, directors, industry producers, and other figures of the anime entertainment industry make appearances at our wonderful convention.

Be sure to check out our site on all the up-to-date info

Facebook group (by fans for fans/chat group):…

Our sister con, ROFCON was started in 2014 at the Virginia Beach Hotel and Conference Center Holiday inn, it is a multi-genre convention so everyone has something to enjoy~
ROFCON site:
ROFCON Facebook:


When you submit please submit to those folders. Here's a break-down of the folders and guidelines to submit:

:bulletpink:Featured: This is for piece's that we wish to be featured
:bulletpink:Cosplay: This is for piece's were people are in costume
:bulletpink:Items: This is for piece's that include things you have bought or sold at NekoCon
:bulletpink:Mascot's: This is for piece's that have to deal with our mascots Reiko, Akiko, Miyoko, and Takeo
:bulletpink:NekoCon art stuff: This is for piece's that are art for NekoCon or from NekoCon
:bulletpink:Dance attire: This is for piece's that deal with dance/rave clothing and items
:bulletpink:Furries: This is for piece's that include Furry cosplay
:bulletpink:ABJD: This is for piece's that include Asian ball joint(ed) dolls
:bulletpink:Wonderful NekoCon Goer's: This is for piece's that include people who may not particularly be cosplaying but still enjoying NekoCon
:bulletpink: Various NekoCon Celeb's: This is for any shots of our wonderful voice actors/actress', band/musical guest's, and any other awesome celebrities~
:bulletpink: Various Nekocon goer journal/blog entries: This is for any journal/blogs our con goers may have made. Can be anything from costume updates for Nekocon to letting everyone know how fun you had at the Con~
:bulletpink: ROFCON (RingOfFire): This is anything that has to deal with our sister con, ROFCON
:bulletpink: FursonaCon: This is anything that has to deal with our sister con, FursonaCon

:star:How to submit to folder: Click on our gallery, for each folder there is a plus sign by it on the right side, click it and you can submit to that folder OR click the submit to this gallery button and on the top right corner there's a drop down list to pick the folder
:star: Any deviant can submit up to 2 pieces per folder per day and members can submit up to 5 pieces per folder a day (this is so it doesn't clutter everyone's inboxes)
All pieces are automatically approved with the exception on the feature folder which will need 4 votes to be approved
This being said, please try to submit in the correct folder.
:star: If you have any questions you can comment/note the group, or contact me, PunkBune

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Various Nekocon goer journal blog entries




This is the wonderful team that keeps this NekoCon Deviantart page running~




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Hello kitties and fire chickies, everything is going well and now that RoFcon is over I thought I'd give ya'll a bit of an update:

First of NekoCon 19 will be Nov (3rd for prereg) 4th through the 6th 2016 with our theme being RPG~
Right now we have 2 awesome guests confirmed, Cherami Leigh and Bryce Papenbrook
If you are planning on coming down and are doing traveling I highly suggest booking a room as soon as possible because rooms are selling out quick, if you need more info of hotels please visit here…

Now for some post RoFcon/FursonaCon updates~
This was the first year for RoFcon being held at the Hampton Convention center and the turnout was amazing! Thankies to all you fire chickies and Furries who came out to support these 2 wonderful cons, we know there are always good and bad things and if you have any feedback, questions, or concerns please email us at
If any videos are made I shall attempt to do an update for them~

And finally I have found some videos for you to enjoy of last years NekoCon (18) if you haven't already seen them~… - Opening ceremonies pt 1… - Opening ceremonies pt2… - "Yokai Girls Gone Wild" - Charles Dunbar (last 15 mins)… - Masquerade preshow… - Masquerade pt1… - Masquerade pt2… - Masquerade awards… - Hetalia: It's All About History! Part 1… - Hetalia: It's All About History! Part  2… - Whose line is it Anime (18+)… - Closing ceremonies
Playlist of NekoCon 18's AMV contest entries -…

Just a reminder if you have any photos from RoF please put them in the RoF folder and not the cosplay folder... as RoF gets bigger we may make a separate group for it, same as FursonaCon
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SydneyitsSydneyYo Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2015  Professional
Hey! It's Sydney the YouTuber!

I am curious who is going to Nekocon this year??! Can't wait!!!
flamedog1 Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2015
I feel that if you were to submit a journal you could reach a wider amount of people. Just make sure to put it in the right folder~! ( Various Nekocon goer journal blog entries )
SydneyitsSydneyYo Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2015  Professional
RigbysSugarPhone Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
I was there.i was one peice tony tony chopper! 
Fyuvix Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I'm here at Nekocon! XD stuck in the line for a little over an hour now. Woo line-con!
SydneyitsSydneyYo Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014  Professional
You were there?? Damn! I wish I knew earlier! XD
lol I was cosplaying in my Princess Luna fursuit on Friday.. I wonder if you saw me?
Fyuvix Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Oh man that's a great suit! No I don't think I did! I was in my night fury partial on Sat.
SydneyitsSydneyYo Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014  Professional
Ahh ok, haha.
Thank you!

I cosplayed this on Sat:…
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SydneyitsSydneyYo Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2013  Professional
I am going to the nekocon!! Lol
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