Pop Asia

Pop Asia was a C2E2 2020 Show Feature, and we’re going to bring back more amazing Show Features in C2E2 2021 and beyond! Stay tuned to our newsletter to be the first to know when we announce them.

Pop Asia is a show feature new to C2E2 this year dedicated to all things anime, manga, k-pop, and Asian culture. Chock full of fun exhibitors, activities and things to do – this area of the show floor is a can’t-miss stop for Otaku of every level!

Check out some of the things in Pop Asia this year!


Need a bite to eat? Pop over to Pop Asia for food options only found in this part of the Show Floor. Featuring Bubble Tea, Sushi, Spring Rolls, and more!


Experience the world famous arcades of Japan right here in Chicago! C2E2 has partnered with Tokyo Attack, the largest and oldest provider of Japanese arcade machines in the United States to bring a full featured Japanese arcade to the show floor. Free for all attendees, experience exciting games you’ve never seen before along with classic faves like Dance Dance Revolution!


Streetwear, DVDs, plush, and more

Featuring manga, DVDs (subs AND dubs, don’t worry), anime streetwear, plush, stationary, and more – Pop Asia is your one-stop-shop for your Anime A to Z. Stop by Pop Asia for cool brands like Squishable (Booth 1186), Tastypeach (Booth 1086) , Noms Designs (Booth 1093) , Boomslank (Booth 795), Hello Tokyo (Booth 794) , and so much more!


Round up your squad for an epic shoot because Pop Asia is home to some epic photo sets for you to flaunt that killer cosplay you’ve been working on! Stop by and strike your best Plus Ultra pose!