ASAPA presents

A Taste of Animethon 2018

Jan 19 & 20 / 2018 Shaw Conference Centre Edmonton Alberta Canada
/ Events / Gaming


Shopville Console Gaming Zone

Location: Hall A
Sponsored by Shopville


Console Tournaments Gaming

Challange others in some console gaming in Hall A! Smash Bros for WiiU 1vs1 has a $10 entry fee and a money prize. All other tournaments are free to enter.

 Tournament Details  

Freeplay Console Gaming

In the same area, free play gaming is also available! This is a great place to hang out and meet fellow gamers in a more relaxed atmosphere. This area will feature gaming classics to Japanese imports. A little bit of everything gaming that caters to all!

Table Top Café Gaming

Location: Salon 3
Table Top Café provides a wonderful place to play hundreds of different board games for both the casual and competitive gamer. We will be bringing a selection of the hottest games to Animethon which we can quickly teach you how to play! Groups of all sizes are welcome - just grab a few friends and walk on in. Hanabi, Pandemic, Settlers of Catan, Takenoko, King of Tokyo, and Boss Monster are just a few examples of our wide selection.

Outside of Animethon, Table Top Café is located at 5716 75 Street NW, Edmonton. Plus check out our new Downtown Edmonton location at 10235 124 st NW and south side at 5716 75 st NW!

Adventurers Guild Card Gaming

Location: Salon 4
Hosted by The Adventurers Guild. Come join us to learn or play your favourite card games such as Yu-Gi-Oh, Weiss Schwarz, Cardfight, Magic The Gathering, and much more! Outside of Animethon, the Adventurers Guild store is located at 15211 Stony Plain Road Northwest, Edmonton. Magic drafts will be hosted on demand with enough participants (minimum of 8 players).

Pokemon: Edmonton

Location: Salon 4
Animethon is proud to be partnering with Pokemon: Edmonton and hosting Pokémon Card Gaming at our event! Pokémon: Edmonton represents the Edmonton and surrounding areas Pokémon community as a whole. Focusing on the Trading Card Game, the online group was made to help keep all of our players in the loop quickly and effectively. If you play the Pokémon TCG or the Pokémon Video Game or are looking to learn how and you live in or around Edmonton this is the place to be!


Friday, Jan 19, 4pm - 11pm
  • Open gaming. Guests can bring their deck and play some casual games
  • Pokemon merchandise and gaming supplies for sale
  • Prepay for Saturday’s events ie. Ultra Prism Prerelease(s), Pokemon tcg Expanded Tournament and Pokemon tcg Standard Tournament
  • 4-8 player pod events (tentative if there’s interest)
  • Promote official Pokemon League around Edmonton and area
Saturday, Jan 20, 10am - 10pm
  • Pokemon merchandise and gaming supplies for sale
  • 10am registration for Ultra Prism Prerelease, entry fee $40
  • 1pm registration for Pokemon tcg Expanded Tournament, entry fee $10
  • 2pm registration for Ultra Prism Prerelease, entry fee $40
  • 4pm registration for Pokemon tcg Standard Tournament, entry fee $10
  • 6pm registration for Ultra Prism Prerelease, entry fee $40
Entry fees to Ultra Prism Prereleases, tcg tournaments and merchandise can be paid by cash, visa and mastercard.