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February 23, 2019 at the RBC Convention Centre

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Current Ai-Kon Contests:

“Love Live! Sunshine!! Aqours 4th Love Live! ~Sailing to the Sunshine~” is coming to Cineplex Odeon McGillivray Cinemas and VIP Theatre on December 15th at 4:30 PM!

Wanna go? Well here’s your chance to win a complimentary pair of tickets courtesy of our friends at Azoland Pictures!

To be eligible to win, complete all three tasks!
– Like this post
– Share this post
– Tag a friend in the comments you would like to bring along!

This contest closes Thursday, December 6 at 7:00 PM, so you better hurry!

Ai-Kon Contests that have Expired

Azoland Pictures is bringing “BanG Dream! 5th Live” to Canada next month.

Come experience the excitement of these stage performances alongside other fans!

To celebrate the screening, Azoland Pictures is giving away:
One complimentary pair ticket for “Poppin’Party Happy Party 2018!” at Cineplex Odeon McGillivray Cinemas and VIP on Sep 8th

To enter please visit Ai-Kon’s Ai-Kon’s facebook page  

Contest Closes: Thursday August 30th 2018 at 7:00 pm with redraw at 8:00 pm

Congratulations to Kiran G.

Contest Closed” Friday, August 3rd at 6:30

This summer join fans nationwide to celebrate Sailor Moon when Fathom Events and Viz Media bring the classic anime’s third movie SAILOR MOON SUPERS- THE MOVIE along with never-before-seen in theaters short, “Ami’s First Love” to movie theatres for two nights on August 4 and 6. SAILOR MOON SUPERS- THE MOVIE was released in Japan in 1995 and was directed by Hiroki Shibata and animated by Toei Animation. It is the third and final film in the Sailor Moon series created by Takeuchi. All features are presented uncut and true to the original Japanese version, with the English language dubbed.

More information and details can be found at Cineplex.com

Amazing Ai-Kon Raffle

All raffle prizes have been claimed! Congratulations to all of our raffle winners

Friday, July 27, 2018 – Sunday, July 29th
Back by popular demand, the Amazing Ai-Kon Raffle will be returning this July. The draws will take place on Sunday, July 29th @ 3:00 pm

There will be multiple prize packages to be won! Everything from the ‘Ultimate Winterfest Package’ to limited edition Miku Figure and so much more!

Check out the prizes and buy your tickets in the Carlon Course 3rd floor South Building!

Thank you to Delta Hotels by Marriott Winnipeg and Festival du Voyageur for your donation

Japan Candy Box Win your very own Japan Candy Box right up until the convention!

Congratulations to Amanda W

Contest Closed: Thursday, July 26th, 2018
Ai-Kon is proud to announce Kawaii Box & Japan Candy Box as a 2018 sponsor!
We’re hosting a contest for a chance to win your very own Japan Candy Box right up until the convention! 

Visit the link and Follow the directions! get your entries in, and tell your friends! Who knows what kind of deliciousness you can scoop up!



Congratulations to Jamie W.
Contest Closed Wednesday, July 4th 5:00 pm.

Azoland Pictures is very thrilled to announce that they will be distributing “LOVELIVE! SUNSHINE!! Aqours 3rd LoveLive! Tour ~WONDERFUL STORIES~” across Canadian theaters on 7/5 Thursday.

It will be screening in select movie theaters with Japanese audio and English subtitles.

More information and details can be found at Azoland Pictures

Kusama – Infinity Movie Tickets Facebook Contest

Congratulations to Jayce P.
Contest Closed June 6th 8:00 pm

Check out this amazing title at  CINEMATHEQUE.  Check out our facebook page for more information.

It will be screening in CINEMATHEQUE movie theater with Japanese/English audio and English subtitles.




Key-Con Room Raffle

Congratulations to our KeyCon attendee winner.

Raffle was drawn on Sunday, May 20th at 7:30 pm


Congratulations to Brittney C

Thank you to our partners at Azoland Pictures

LOVELIVE is coming to theatre Sunday, May 20th, Cineplex Odeon McGillivray & VIP Cinemas!


Congratulations to Tiffany Shiells!

Gintama is coming to theatres Friday, January 19 and we want to send YOU and a friend to the Winnipeg Premiere at 7:00 pm, Cineplex Odeon McGillivray & VIP Cinemas!

All you need to do is head over to our FACEBOOK page to LIKE AND TAG our post! We will select a winner Thursday, January 18th at 7:00 pm.

Azoland Pictures has partnered with Well Go USA to release the international smash hit GINTAMA live-action in theaters across Canada starting this Friday, January 19, 2018.

It will be screening in select movie theaters with Japanese audio and English subtitles.

More information and details can be found at Azoland Pictures

Fate/ Stay Night – Heaven’s Feel New Years Contest!

Congratulations to Leanne Jones!

FATE / STAY NIGHT – HEAVEN’S FEEL will be hitting theaters this coming January 14, 2018!

It will debut at Cineplex Odeon McGillivray and VIP Cinemas on Sunday, January 14th at 12:55 pm with Japanese audio and English subtitles.

To celebrate the screening, Ai-Kon would love to give away ONE pair of tickets to the screening.

Please visit our Facebook Page for all of the details
For more information about this film and future films visit Azoland Pictures

No Game No Life Zero Ticket Giveaway!

Congratulations to Chris Calvadores on the win!

Contest ALERT!

We have a pair of tickets up for grabs to the 5:00 pm showing of No Game No Life Zero at Cineplex Odeon McGillivray and VIP Cinemas on Saturday, October 14.

Head on over for our Facebook page for more information. Contest closes tomorrow, Friday, October 13th at 8:00 pm. Winners will be posted here and on Facebook once they have been contacted.

Good luck!

And if you can’t make the Saturday showing, tickets are available for purchase for Sunday, October 15 at 4:30 pm.

Enjoy the trailer for your viewing pleasure!

Ai-Kon Raffle Winner!

The AMAZING AI-KON 2017 RAFFLE has a WINNER, and that winner is raffle ticket number 0955990! Congratulations!

1 Prize and Winner takes all!
Up for grabs:

  • Pair of tickets to Winterfest 2018
  • 1 night stay at the Delta Hotel  compliments of Delta Hotel  
  • 4 passes to the Assiniboine Park Zoo compliments of Assiniboine Park Conservatories
  • 4 passes for a group to the Escape Hatch
  • VIP bottle Services valued at $175.00  compliments of Reset Interactive Ultralounge
  • 2016 Limited Edition Racing Miku
  • Giant Dragon Ball Z Buu Figure
  • SkyZone Passes and Prize Package
  • Mini Buu (because we can)
  • Builder’s Hat
  • Crunchy Roll Gift Certificate
  • Funimation Lanyard
  • Lovely Spa Towel
  • Titanfall T-Shirt
  • Rob Bobin graphic mouse pad
  • Dr. Who Gear
  • Pop Figure
  • Speedworld Passes
  • and … comfy cowboy socks – yeeha!

Get your tickets at the Ai-Kon merch desk in the marketplace July 21- 23rd.

Draw will take place Sunday, July 23rd at 3:00 pm

Guest brunch winners

The Ai-Kon 2017 Guest Brunch Raffle winners are here! Winners are to bring the winning ticket to Delta lobby at 11:15 AM.

  • 589543
  • 589550
  • 589563
  • 589581
  • 588598
  • 589612

If you do not have your ticket, you will not be admitted.Ai-Kon 2017 Convention Raffle

Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic – Like and Share

Start: June 11th 6:00 pm 2017
End: June 14th 10 pm 2017

Are you ready for some excitement on the high seas with you favorite butler? You won’t even need to sign a contract to get in…

Please visit our Facebook page and like and share our post to win two tickets to the Englich dubbed showing of Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic on Thursday, June 15 at 7 PM at the Scotiabank Theatre Winnipeg!

The drawing will be done on Tuesday, June 13 at 10 PM

Ghost In The Shell – Human or Machine

Start: March 27th 10:00am
End: March 28th 6:00 pm 2017
Congratulations Cayla Braun-Yunishen

Go Go Power Rangers – Like Share and Love

Start: March 21st, 2017
End: March 22nd 6:00 pm 2017

Congratulations Patrick Hulst

Winterfest Raffle Winners

2 Tickets 2 Sailor Moon R  2 Weeks 2 Winterfest Contest

Start: February 11th, 2017
End: February 13th 6:00pm 2017
Congratulations Tiffany Shiells

Winterfest Anime Prep!
Girls und Panzer der Film Contest

Start: January 22, 2017
End: Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at 11:59 am
Congratulations Steve Orion Noel

Ai-Kon 2017 Mascot Contest

Start: October 24th, 2016
End: January 14, 2017 at 11:59 pm

Congratulations to Dave A. for his detailed and striking power suit Aiko! Dave’s entry will be used in Ai-Kon 2017 promotional material and he has won an art table at Ai-Kon 2017. You’ll see more examples of Dave’s work at Ai-Kon 21-23, 2017 at the RBC Convention Centre!

First Runner Up: Steven D.
Second Runner Up:  Ethaniel R.All entries can be seen here.

Winterfest One Piece Gold Contest

Start: January 13, 2017
End: January 15, 2017, at 11:59 am (aka noon)
Congratulations to Carissa Sanchez

Droids and Dragons Sci-Fi and Fantasy Film Festival Flash Ticket Giveaway

Start: December 7th, 2016 at 8:00 pm
End: December 7th, 2016 at 9:00 pm
In collaboration with Geekdom House we’re giving away five pairs of Tickets to the Droids and Dragon Sci-Fi and Fantasy Film Festival happening from 2 PM to 5 PM December 10th at After Dark Lounge.

Congrats to winners:
Lakota Gabriel
Edward Sayese
Nicole Dawn Shewchuk
Carly Dunlop
Sarah An

Winterfest Mini Art Contest Winner

Start: October 24th, 2016
End: November 26, 2016, at 11:59 pm 

Our Winterfest Mini Art Contest came to a close on November 26, 2016. Congratulations to Cchande for her mischievous and unique interpretation of Doug! Chande’s entry will be used in Winterfest promotional material and she has won an art table at Winterfest. You’ll see more examples of her wonderful work on February 25, 2017, at the RBC Convention Centre!

All entries can be seen here. Thank you for all the beautiful, stunning entries from our artists! This year was a huge explosion in number of Mini Art Contest entries and we are very excited that there was so much interest! Thanks to all the artists for their hard work and creativity that went into creating their wonderful Dougs.

C4 Winterfest Raffle

Start: October 28th, 2016
End: October 30th, 2016 at 6:00 pm
Congratulations to Benjamin Hofer

Shin Godzilla! Kaiju Photo Contest

Congratulations to Koalateaillustrate

Digimon Giveaway!

Congratulations to Lauren J. who gets to see the movie on us!

Access Winnipeg Giveaway

June 26th
End: July 5th, 2016 at 11:59 pm

Visit Access Winnipeg for your chance to win a pair of weekend passes to Ai-Kon 2016! Simply fill out the form and answer the entry question to be entered into the contest.

Right Stuf Anime Giveaway

May 3rd, 2016
End: June 10th, 2016 at 11:59 pm

We’ve teamed up with our friends at Right Stuf Anime to bring you an awesome pre-convention giveaway! Fill out the survey and one lucky winner will be selected at random to win a prize pack from Right Stuf Anime!

“This is How We Roll” Giveaway

May 8th, 2016
End: May 22nd, 2016 at 11:59 pm

Ai-Kon has partnered with some fantastic restaurants across the city to bring you Winnipeg’s first Sushi Festival! Visit participating restaurants around the city and try their featured “Ai-Kon Roll” for a chance to win.