1st - 3rd April





Whether it’s your first time or you’re a veteran, the Kokoro Cosplay Catwalk is a chance to showcase your cosplay and talent, but most importantly have fun!

Entry Requirements: Do you like to cosplay? If the answer is YES then you are eligible.

There will be no pre-selection or judging.

We want to celebrate you and the art of cosplay. Participants will be given up to 60 seconds to strut their stuff on the main stage.

You may be filmed or photographed during the Cosplay Catwalk, and KokoroCon may wish to use your image for advertising and promotional purposes. By applying you give consent for this.



Is this a competition?
No. We know it has been some time since we have been able to cosplay at events and we want to celebrate every single one of you on our Cosplay Catwalk.

Will there be a prize?
You’re all winners in our eyes and this is just for fun!

Can I participate with a bought cosplay?
Yes. We welcome everyone whether it’s fully handmade, altered, commissioned or store bought.

Are props allowed?
Yes. Please see our Prop & Weapon rules under our Cosplay Guidelines.

Can I cosplay my Original Character?
Yes. Any character, including Original Characters may participate.

Can I register with a group?
Yes. Groups are allowed.

If you have  a question, send an email over to

The Kokoro Committee 

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Have an idea for an event to hold at Kokorocon 2022? 

Kokorocon needs you!


We're looking for people to run panels big and small across the weekend.

Got a passion for an anime and need everyone to know about it?

Got something you just need to tell a panel room full of people about your hobby?

Got a cool idea for a gameshow that you and your friends want to run? Or something new and interesting no one has seen before?

We want to hear from you, run a successful event and we'll even throw some goodies your way.


So fill in the form and get involved!

KokoroCon 2022 Event Submission Form

The Kokoro Committee 

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The Official KokoroCon 2022 T-Shirt

Take a look at the official KokoroCon 2022 T-shirt which has been designed by PandaLovesBamboo

If you had not yet purchased a T-Shirt then you can do so buy visiting our shop HERE

You can pick up your T-shirt upon registration at KokoroCon 2022



Thanks for your continued support

PS. big thank you to Lydia, for modeling the T-shirt!

The Kokoro Committee 

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Hi All!

I would like to announce that The Heart Of Gaming will be running our gaming room!

HOG will be bringing some retro and new arcade machines and consoles for you all to enjoy! You may even see some Japanese machines there too!

Heart of Gaming is a fantastic gaming arcade based in Croydon which is open to the public once again from 17th May. So if you live in or near London please do check them out as they are fantastic! Be sure to check out their new Project Diva and Maimai machines too!

If you want to know more about HOG and see what machines they could potentially be bringing to Kokoro, please visit their Facebook page

The Heart Of Gaming or website

We hope you look forward to playing on some of the fantastic machines that they will be bringing!

As always, stay safe and keep well

The Kokoro Committee 

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Happy Holidays from all of us at Kokoro Events! We all hope you have a wonderful December and an even better Christmas and New Year!

As many of you know, we will be launching our ticket Sales at the start of January, Some may think this is rather early considering we are not running until 1st April 2022! 
But we want to make sure you can all attend and our ticket prices are at a reasonable price!

Due to use putting ticket sales up early we are able to set the price at the following;

Full 3 Day entry to KokoroCon with Conbadge and Conbag

Full 3 Day entry to KokoroCon with Conbadge, Conbag and newly designed KokoroCon T-shirt


+2.9% service fee

Please note these prices will rise by £5.00 in March 2021

So there we have it! make sure you are ready to purchase your tickets from the 2nd January 2021

We can't wait to see you all there!

Any questions or worries then please get in touch!

Stay safe and keep well


The Kokoro Committee

All the best.

The Kokoro Committee 

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We are extremely pleased to officially announce KokoroCon 2022 which will be held at the Crowne Plaza in Nottingham on the 1st-3rd April 2022 for ages 18 and over! KokoroCon aims to bring con veterans and new congoers to the con scene and build a community and make more friends than ever before!

The world has been hard on many of us in recent times. Many of us feeling lonely and not seeing those most dear to us, so we really want to give you all something to look forward to! We will all be back in a place that makes us feel comfortable, hugging our friends, playing video games and watching some amazing panels and performances! 

We will also be launching our own discord channel to start chatting to those with common interests sooner rather than later!

We completely understand that KokoroCon is quite some time away yet, but that just gives us more time to prepare and put on an amazing event for all to enjoy

Tickets will be limited to just 550 people! So make sure you sign up and are ready for when tickets go on sale!

We will also have a special Discord link in your members' section for you to click and join when it is up and ready!


KokoroCon is a brand new convention with an experienced team launching April 1st-3rd 2022. Our priority is creating a warm, fun and welcoming environment for convention newbies and veterans alike. Whether your interests lie more in cosplay, anime, videogames, board games, merch buying or listening to guests and panelists talk expertise – there’s plenty for you to enjoy all across the weekend!  

There are many updates to come, so make sure you keep your eyes open on this website and on our Facebook and twitter pages!

Be sure to sign-up to the site for access to the Kokoro Discord!

Thanks for your continued support!

All the best.

The Kokoro Committee 

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We take safeguarding very seriously at Kokoro and will make sure that our attendee's safety is our top priority.

Please see our safeguarding section for more info


Free Parking at the venue for all those that purchase a ticket to KokoroCon 2022!



Please note, that to attend KokoroCon you must bring valid ID and be aged 18 or over

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