Click here for our full schedule! Venue Map Panel Descriptions: AniMini-Bite Size Anime Anime has evolved in the last 10~ years and now features minisodes, shorts that fall under 15 minutes, often 5 and under. We’ll look at the best of various genres. BTS of Photography We talk to photographers and cosplayers about our experiences in the cosplay photography community, the do’s and don’ts. How to stay safe, and what goes into planning the perfect shot Chattooine – Costuming for a Cause Learn more about Chattanooga’s biggest charity costuming group, and how… Read More
Our venue the Chattanooga Choo Choo is partially under construction, in particular by the old Track 29 location in the very back of the premises. This will impact parking so if you’re staying at the hotel you can park on site, at no additional charge, but if it’s full or if you’re not staying at the host hotel then there’s a parking garage on-site that costs only $4 for all day parking. With 543 spaces in the garage, and the hotel parking spaces on site, we’ve got you covered. 🙂
Our venue, the historic Chattanooga Choo Choo, is dog friendly! 😀 So if you’d like to dress your dog up and bring him by please do. Here’s a photo of Flynn Rider at least year’s Anime Blast in his Ein (Cowboy Bebop) cosplay! Taken by one of our wonderful guests: Amanda Swanson Photography. If you’re wanting to keep your dog in your hotel room, here’s the hotel policy. The Chattanooga Choo Choo welcomes two pets up to 50 lbs for an additional fee of $50 per stay. Pets must be crated when… Read More
Many thanks to all of you who entered! We had such great entries this year, you all made it quite a challenge for the judges. It was a rough one, but our panel has chosen! Congratulations to rinkunokoisuru for your awesome winning entry! You get to enjoy a free Artist Alley table, shirt and award. But it doesn’t stop there! in fact, we had such a challenge this year that we ended up with a special Honorable Mention! Congratulations to Lyndarsia for nabbing that special spot! As a special winning treat you also get a mini prize pack… Read More
Welcome back to our 7th year for Anime Blast Chattanooga, artists! Thank you all so much for continuing to support us! We’re looking forward to an even better year this year, and look out, because this year: We have a theme! So get ready, because here are the entry rules for this year’s Lucky 7 Art Contest! Submission In order to participate, simply submit your piece to the Anime Blast Art Contest Entries folder in our DeviantArt gallery or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Guidelines: *Please note, all specifications MUST be followed… Read More
We’re excited to once again host Anime Blast Chattanooga! We’ll be returning to the historic Chattanooga Choo Choo for our venue and host hotel. We’ve got a lot of updates coming soon so we hope you stay posted for those!