Nan Desu Ka? Nan Desu Kan! A 3-Day Japanese Culture Convention! Join us to experience traditional Japanese Arts, Anime, Cosplay, Gaming, Shopping, Music, Dance, Voice Actors, Competitions, Charity, and so much more! NDK. Be You! A place of Friendship, Anime, and Community since 1997. Join us September 2-4, 2022 for our 25th Anniversary at the Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center!
Immerse yourself in a Cultural Experience! Watch Anime in our video rooms. Enjoy Traditional Japanese Arts and other Programming sponsored by the Japanese Consulate. Try the Pachinko Parlor or other Japanese Games. Browse the Art Gallery and Model show. Shop for vintage kimono and other authentic imports in our Exhibitors Hall. NDK. Be You! A place of Friendship, Anime, and Community since 1997.
Enjoy the beauty and pageantry of Cosplay! Explore over 20 hours of programming dedicated to sewing, crafting, and armor making. Enter our Cosplay Contest for a chance to win prizes totaling over $4,000 and awards for craftsmanship. Use the Cosplay Triage Room for on-site costume repairs. Reserve times at our photoshoot locations. NDK. Be You! A place of Friendship, Anime, and Community since 1997.
Get your Game on at NDK with over 20,000 sq ft of Arcade, Console, and Tabletop gaming space. Compete in video game tournaments with cash prizes. Spare time? Spend it in our 24 hour video game room or try any of the 30+ Japanese Arcade machines availible. Check out the Guest GMs and Guest Game Designers. Explore the Pachinko Parlor and the vintage arcade machines. NDK. Be You! A place of Friendship, Anime, and Community since 1997.
Latest Convention News & Announcements
Thank you all so much for coming to NDK this year! We hope you had a great time in our new location at the Gaylord Rockies, and will join us in 2022 for our 25th Anniversary! Changing venues always has a lot of unknowns, so we would also like to thank our attendees...
The Gaylord parking lot AND overflow lot for Saturday September, 4, 2021 are totaly FULL, and the entrance to the hotel is blocked up half a mile! If you are a Gaylord hotel guest, your room key will still get you in/out privileges in the lot closest to the hotel. For...
Our 2021 Guests of Honor
Who will you see at NDK? Voice Actors, Featured Cosplayers, Musicians, and Industry Professionals and Creators!
Stage Actor, Voice Actor, Puppeteer, Kabuki
Stage & Film Actor, Voice Actor
Stage Actor, Voice Actor, Theatre Artist, Adaptive Writer
Voice Actor, ADR Director
Voice Actor, Director
Broadway Actor & Singer, Voice Actor
Voice Actor, Performer, Teacher
Dr. Alisa Freedman
Professor, Japanese Literature & Film, Editor-in-Chief, U.S.-Japan Women's Journal
Kevin McKeever, Marketing
Cosplay, Burlesque, Emcee, & Makeup Artist
Award-Winning Artist, Painter, Art Instructor, Comic Creator,Pod Cast Host