Get Involved In Madman Anime Festival

Make your mark on Australia’s most unique and immersive celebration of Anime and Japanese culture. There are many ways to get involved, scroll down to find a role that suits you.

Mad For Anime? Become a Anime Festival Volunteer!

Volunteers work directly with Anime Festival staff in a range of different areas during the festival, or the Friday prior to help us set up.

Volunteering at Anime Festival is a great opportunity to make new friends and score a weekend pass. To be eligible, you’ll need to be over eighteen and have great service skills.

Registrations for Sydney 2020 are open now until filled to capacity.

Volunteer Perks

Volunteers receive the following to say thanks for their efforts:


A weekend pass to the festival


Recognition for your assistance


A unique Anime Festival Volunteer T-shirt


$50 Madman Website Voucher


3-month AnimeLab Premium Subscription


Snacks and refreshments during your shifts

Community Performances and Events

Have you always wanted to perform on stage in front of fellow anime fans?

Whether it be dancing or singing, this is your cue to sign up for a chance to take part in our community performance events.

Applications are open now for Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth 2020 events.

Sydney applications have closed and applicants will be notified on the success of their application by Friday, 31 January 2020.