This series is  dedicated to the anime art form. Bringing alternative and independent creators from around the world to celebrate the best of this art.

It is co-presented by The Beguiling, Canada’s premiere retailer of comics and high-art funny books.

summer wars poster
September 26, 2017

A modern-day anime classic! Join us at 6:15PM for The Beguiling's incredible merch table! Prizes courtesy The Beguiling and TCAF Shop!


JAPAN | 1961 | 101 min | PG

Members of a Japanese expedition goes to a heavily-radiated island find two tiny, beautiful girls and take them home for observation. When the girls are taken off the island, a mysterious egg hatches, producing a gargantuan moth which destroys everything in its path as it searches for the girls.

cowboy bebop
Japan | 2001 | 115 min | 14A

The fan-favourite returns! A terrorist explosion releases a deadly virus on the masses, and it's up the bounty-hunting Bebop crew to catch the cold-blooded culprit.