Game Shows

Anime Pass the Yen
Back for the fourth year at Anime Boston, come join the fun in this quick-paced game show where contestants face off against one another to try to win AWESOME prizes!

Anime Unscripted
Anime Unscripted is the hit improv comedy tradition at Anime Boston since day one. Watch as quick-witted guests take on the challenging games provided by your host. Of course, there's audience participation too, so you might get to be part of the show!

Artist Rumble: Shogunate Edition
Laugh yourself sick as someone fails to draw something as simple as Pokémon, and yet manages to paint a brilliant masterpiece that successfully portrays the sadness we all feel when confronted with the conundrum that is Neon Genesis Evangelion. Make draw, guess thing, win.

Cards Against HumANIME (18+)
We're pretty sure you know it goes. Late night fun and degeneracy with Cards Against HumANIME.

Dance Dance Fever Competition
So you think you can dance? Show me your moves! Pairs of dancers will compete and show off for the judges. Who will be crowned the best of Anime Boston?

Deal or No Deal
For the first time at Anime Boston, the game of mystery briefcases is calling to you. Do you have the luck, guts, and timing to beat the banker? You just need to answer one simple question... Deal or No Deal? We are also looking for cosplayers to be our case openers (models). Contestants, models, AND audience members will all have a chance to win prizes throughout the game.

Know Your Meme Again7
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Press Your Luck
The dreaded Whammy is making his debut at Anime Boston! Players answer trivia questions to earn spins on a game board where they can win prizes! Dare to Press Your Luck!

Trivia Lifeline
Everyone in the audience gets to compete individually on trivia questions via smartphone. The top trivia masters will move on to compete on stage with the audience as their lifeline. Will you make it on stage? Or will you be the crucial audience member that clinches it for your contestant? You won't know if you don't show up. The difference between glory and failure could be YOU!

Video Game Tank Crew
Display your tactical brilliance on the Nintendo Switch battlefield by issuing commands to your two blindfolded partners each holding a single joycon. Will you command your troops to victory? Or will your tank crew fall apart? Let's play some video games and find out.

Wait Wait... Don't Anime!
Based on the popular NPR program, contestants will try to spot the real anime amidst our panel of lies. There may also be Limericks.

We Will (Not) Conform: The Game v1.0
As any good Eva (or Jaeger) pilot will tell you: synchronization is key. So how in sync with your peers are you? If I asked you to name three anime that start with F, would one of them for sure be Full Metal Alchemist? Based on the party game "Hivemind", come play the game that rewards conformity with fabulous prizes!

Who Wants to Be an Animillionaire?
Back for its ninth year at Anime Boston, come join the excitement as we bring you the anime version of the hit game show!

Would You Waifu? (18+)
Everyone has their dream waifu. Is she maybe more than you can handle? Based on the hit party game "Billionaire Banshee", we've crafted a list of perks and quirks to find out "Would you waifu?" Now 18+ for increased lewdness.