Mississippi Anime Fest Returning to the Mississippi Trade Mart

January 23, 2024

MS Anime Fest 2022 fan posing with Austin Tindle
MS Anime Fest is this weekend at the Trade Mart. A fan (right) poses in 2022 with voice actor Austin Tindle
Credit: MS Anime

Mississippi Anime Fest, Jackson’s premiere event for anime fans, returns to the Mississippi Trade Mart on March 9 and 10 for another weekend of celebrities, gaming, cosplay, and fun.

Mississippi Anime Fest is thrilled to return to the capital city with a star-studded lineup of guests, including Xander Mobus (Super Smash Bros.; Fortnite), Brianna Knickerbocker (Demon Slayer; Genshin Impact), Cherami Leigh (Persona 5; Cyberpunk 2077), Jim Cummings (Winnie the Pooh; Darkwing Duck), Adam McArthur (Star vs. the Forces of Evil; Tokyo Revengers), Anne Yatco (Jujutsu Kaisen; Genshin Impact), Kaiji Tang (Jujutsu Kaisen; the Yakuza series), Creek Wilson (Red Dead Redemption II; We Have a Ghost), Erika Harlacher (Genshin Impact; Violet Evergarden), Keith Silverstein(JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure; Miraculous franchise), Ian James Corlett (Johnny Test; Dragon Ball franchise), and more.

In-show events include Q&As with celebrities, panels presented by professional cosplayers and artists, costume contests, gaming, and photo ops. Vendors and artists from across the country will attend and sell their wares. Local fan groups will exhibit setups and provide performances throughout the weekend.

Advance tickets are available from VXV Events’ exclusive ticket provider, Tixr, for $25 per day or $40 for the weekend, with discounts available for military members. Kids ten and under attend free with paid adult admission.