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Dealers Room 2016​​​

​The Dealers' Room operates from 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. ​on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016​ in the College Center.

​Many of our Vendors are donating items to the Charity Auction! Don't miss it!

Interested in applying to be part of our Dealers Room? PLEASE READ THIS FIRST.

No applications will be accepted before August 1 or after September 15. CLICK HERE for the application.​

The EVENT:

This is a two day convention, January 8th-9th, 2016. The building that hosts the Vendors will only be open from 10:30 AM to 7:30 PM on Saturday January 9 (Friday night will be reserved for early unloading and registration). We have tickets capped at 1,200 attendees and plan on accepting around 20 vendors.

The REVIEW PROCESS:

KotoriCon Dealers applications are reviewed by a committee and successful applicants are informed in October.  It is NOT a first-come first-served process.  Your items should be related to our attendees interests which include Asian culture, anime, manga, comics/cartoons, or our annual theme. ​ The Dealer's Room features vendors selling merhcandise they have purchased and brought to KotoriCon. Artists and crafters are encouraged to apply to Artists Alley.  No 18+ material is allowed in KotoriCon's Dealers Room. The review committee's decisions are final.  We reserve the right to select an assortment of vendors that we feel are the best fit for KotoriCon.  Once the decision has been made we will maintain a waiting a list in case spaces open up.  The waiting list is not ranked because it depends on the type of dealer we need to fill the space.

If ACCEPTED:

If successful, you must pay for your table by November 15 or it will be offered to someone on the waiting list.  A booth in our Dealers Room is $140. A Block is a 10'x10' area in our Dealers Room with tables, 2 chairs and 2 complimentary passes.  You may purchase one or two blocks.  (A Discounted Price of $110 for a 10'x10' area is conditional on providing the equivalent of $30 in donation that will go to prizes or our Charity Auction.)   

RULES:

Please note that purchase of a booth means you will abide by the rules and regulations on our website http://kotoricon.org and you agree that pictures taken of you at KotoriCon can be used for promotion. Pictures may also be taken of the Dealers Room by attendees. 
You should only sell legitimate licensed materials and be able to tell us who are suppliers are if questions arise. 

TAXES:
You also agree to collect required taxes and follow state and federal regulations regarding your sales. Each  Dealer will need to register to collect sales tax in NJ. New Jersey law requires all Dealers, even “one-time” Dealers, to register with the State for tax purposes at least 15 business days before starting business, and to collect New Jersey sales tax on all sales of taxable tangible personal property or services. There are no special provisions for temporary Dealers. Once registered, you must file all required returns until you properly end your tax registration with New Jersey. File Form NJ-REG (Business Registration Application) to register with the State to collect/remit New Jersey taxes such as sales tax or employee withholdings, and to obtain a New Jersey tax identification number. You can register online or file a paper application. For additional information on registering your business visit the Division of Revenue’s website at http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/revenue/gettingregistered.shtml. Also see publications ANJ-11, Arts & Crafts Businesses and New Jersey Sales Tax, ANJ-15, Flea Markets & New Jersey Sales Tax, and ANJ-13, Ending Your Tax Registration in New Jersey, available at the Division’s Sales and Use Tax Publication page at http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/publsut.shtml 

Kotoricon cannot be responsible for Dealer registration to New Jersey State for collecting sales tax. We has the right to remove a
Dealer without refund if a Proof of Registration certificate is missing or not valid. To obtain a proof of registration, visit http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/revenue/proofreg.shtml

SET UP
Paid Vendors will be asked to set up either Friday evening or Saturday morning.  No vendors can set up after the convention opens.  If they come late their space is forfeit. No last minute vendors will be admitted to take unclaimed space on the day of the Convention.
 
Email questions to vendors@kotoricon.org

Please refer your friends and customers to the http://KotoriCon.org website for the link to registration.

Dealer's Room ​​information from Kotoricon 201​5


Anime Castle is a retailer of Japanese Anime Goods based out of New York City.  In addition to travelling to various conventions we also have an online store (www.animecastle.com).  So otakus are never too far away to get their anime goods from Anime Castle.​​​

Arise Bazaar

Japanese Kimono, Yukata and artifacts. Onsite Kimono and obi dressing by knowledgeable staff​

Butter Side​​​ Down​

Peculiar rubber stamps both monstrous and amazing. Stamp your favorite ancient gods, fossils and creatures of legend. We also have vintage jewelry for cosplay designs!



Writer Danielle Ackley-McPhail will be s​etting up a booth in the Dealer's room featuring the ​featuring the works of CJ Henderson and his friends, as well as custom costume horns by The Hornie Lady. Proceeds from the sale of CJ's books will go to his family and assist them in clearing inventory out of his basement.

Collectors Anime LLC

​We are an Anime vendor specializing in Blu-Rays, DVDs, and collectibles, including merchandise from retail partner, NIS America.  A great source for rare, out-of-print, and hard to find Blu-Ray and DVD titles.  Recently​​, we have expanded to include import official goods directly from Japan from popular stores such as Animate and Gamers.​​​

The C​omic Book Store​

We are The Comic Book Storefrom Glassboro, NJ. We have a large selection of comic books, graphic novels, t-shirts, board games and card games.​​​

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Coventry Decor

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Classy barware for the grown-up geek. Etched glasses and​​ ​engraved flasks featuring exclusive fanart designs!​

​Kat's Anime Hats​

Custom hats, plushies, and other costume pieces hand made by Kat Hunter. Everything is 100% hand crafted and inspired by anime, video games, comics, manga, and all things kawaii. ​

HKT / mugentoys.com​

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HKT / mugentoys.com specialty importer of toys and collectibles from Japan. We carry all the latest Merchandise from Anime, Japanese Sci Fi, Sentai, Tokusatsu, and Japanese pop culture.​​


Home Circle Media​

Featuring an ever-changing selection of Japanese and domestic art and guide books, anime stationery supplies (notebooks, binders, folders, sketchbooks), puzzles, trading figures, gashapon, and more!​​


Kyoto Anime

Kyoto Anime has, since 2003, been a retailer of licensed, imported Anime and video game merchandise at a reasonable price. Whether you're looking for a cute plush or a Gundam kit, a key chain from the latest series or a figure from an older series, a stop by our booth is always a must!​

Phase Id

We are selling cools stuffs-- Animation, DC/Marvel, Pop Culture, HelloKitty from Japan.​

Stylish Clothing... and more!!!!​

​​​Stuffe​d Sushi​

Come and Hug a Sushi!! Stuffed Sushi sells handmade sushi roll and riceball plushies in assorted sizes and "flavors".  Also come check out our newest t shirt designs, and our new bento box and chopstick selection.  Don't forget your quarters for our Gachapon Machines! ^_^


Tiki Tiki Board Games​

Tiki Tiki isn’t your average board game store.  Our primary focus is on pre-owned games. We verify parts, pieces, and playability on all our pre-owned merchandise. Our prices are the lowest you will see (most items are $6 or $8). We also carry an assortment of new Euro style board and card games.​​​

Voice Actor Tables

​Chuck Huber and  Sonny Strait will have tables they will hang out at in the Dealer's Room!

FOOD​​​

 CampAnime will be on hand selling your favorite J-snacks. What is CampAnime? CampAnime is a 3-day Anime Convention beginning at 3 pm on Friday, Sept. 11th, and ending at 4 pm Sunday, Sept. 13th. CampAnime will once again be held at the Camp Woodstock Conference and Retreat facility located at 42 Camp Road, Woodstock Valley, CT.​​​​

Edible​ Sushi!​ 

The Science Club students are selling sushi from Mandarin Court​ as a chari​ty fundraiser.

Giofano's ​​​Italian Bistro​ 

The cafeteria is located in the Dealer's Room

Maid Decadently

Delicious vegan baked goods preapred with love.

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