Registration

In order to attend JMoF 2023, you are required to register. There are two ways to register: pre-registration and on-site registration.

Important Information Regarding JMoF 2023 Registration

Due to countermeasures against the spread of COVID-19, JMoF 2023 will conduct registrations as follows:

  • Please register only if you fully understand and agree to all the terms outlined, such as “Regulations Regarding The Virus Countermeasures” and “Rules of Conduct”.
  • Use of the venue’s changing rooms in the venue requires a prior application and an additional fee.
  • [Update: Nov. 20, 2022] Note: If you are living in Japan, your registration documents including your con-badge will be delivered to you at your registered address. Participation perks such as a T-shirt will be under the same cover.

About Participation Tiers

There are five types of participation tiers: “MEMBER (One Day) ”,“MEMBER (All Days) ”, “SPONSOR”, “SUPER SPONSOR”, and “TIME TRAVELER”, which differ in terms of participation fees, and participation perks. All tiers except “MEMBER (One Day) ” are eligible to participate for the entirety of JMoF 2023.

Start Date for Pre-registration

  • From September 24th (Sat.), 2022 (21:00 JST)

Note: Pre-registration will end on November 23rd (Wed.), 2022 (23:59 JST).

Note: Room reservations for the convention hotel are scheduled to begin on 20:00 (JST), October 22nd (Sat.), 2022. (Those who pre-registered with the “TIME TRAVELER” tier will be informed of their reservation separately.)

About Participation Tiers

Member (One Day): 6,000 JPY

This is the regular participation tier, which allows you to participate for one day during JMoF 2023.

Member (All Days): 10,000 JPY

This is the regular participation tier, which allows you to participate in all the days during JMoF 2023.

Note: Child rates apply to participants under 14 years old. For more details, please refer to “Participation of Minors/Children” below.

Sponsor: 20,000 JPY

This tier is for those who would like to support the JMoF, so we can continue our efforts to provide all attendees with the best possible convention experience. Sponsors will receive the following perks.

  • An official JMoF T-Shirt
  • Priority admission to the Dealer’s Room
  • Admission to sponsor-only events
  • Your name will be listed in the JMoF 2023 credit roll (based on the information registered as of December 2nd (Fri.), 2021)

Note: The above perks cannot be applied to anyone other than the applicant. In addition, some of the perks may not be offered to those who register on-site registration.

Supersponsor: 32,000 JPY

Supersponsors are sponsors who wish to give JMoF an extra portion of support. Supersponsors will receive the following perks, including sponsor privileges.

  • An official JMoF T-Shirt
  • Priority admission to the Dealer’s Room (earlier than Sponsors)
  • Admission to sponsor-only events
  • 2x lunch vouchers to use at the restaurants in the convention hotel
  • Your name will be listed in the JMoF 2023 Conbook (based on the information registered as of December 2nd (Fri.), 2022)

Other additional perks are currently under consideration.

Note: The above perks cannot be applied to anyone other than the applicant. In addition, some of the perks may not be offered to those who register on-site registration.

TIME TRAVELER:100,000 JPY

For our present and future commitment to make JMoF sustainable under various guidelines such as COVID-19 countermeasures and more contributive to development of the kemono and furry culture, we have to rely on donations more than our previous convention as well as our untiring efforts.

We set up the “TIME TRAVELER” participation tier for this year's convention, for those who have the means to strongly support our beloved JMoF 2023.

“TIME TRAVELER”s will be provided the following perks, including the right to make an advance reservation at the convention hotel.

  • Advance reservation at the convention hotel (Reservation Period: October 8th (Sat.), 2022 - October 14th (Fri.), 2022)

Note: Only 1 room can be reserved. Includes suites and Japanese-style rooms. Reservation instructions will be emailed to you after completing your pre-registration.

Note: To use the convention hotel advance reservation perk, you need to pre-register by October 13th (Thu.), 2022.

  • An official JMoF T-Shirt (Exclusive design for TIME TRAVELER)
  • Priority admission to the Dealer’s Room (earlier than Sponsors)
  • Admission to sponsor-only events
  • Priority seats for the front rows at official stage events
  • 2x lunch vouchers to use at the restaurants in the convention hotel
  • Your name will be listed in the JMoF 2023 Conbook (based on the information registered as of December 2nd (Fri.), 2022)
  • Priority positions within the two front rows for the fursuit group photo (limited to fursuiters)

Other additional perks are currently under consideration.

Note: The above perks cannot be applied to anyone other than the applicant. In addition, some of the perks may not be offered to those who register on-site registration.

Participation of Minors/Children

Member (Children from 6 to 13 years old): 3,000 JPY

Member (Children under 6 years old): free entrance

Note: Member (Children) is allowed to participate in all the days of JMoF 2023.

Minors (under 18 years old) are welcome to participate in JMoF. However, in addition to the JMoF rules and regulations, you must abide by all laws and regulations that apply to youth (under 18) and minors. In particular, please pay attention to the following:

  • Please get permission from your parent(s) or legal guardian(s) to attend JMoF.
  • When you register for JMoF, please provide emergency contact information (phone number) for your parent or guardian.
  • Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to participate. A parent or guardian must register for the convention.

About Changing Rooms

At JMoF 2023, changing rooms will be available at the venue via pre-reservation and an extra fee. Please use the rooms after paying the usage fee during the pre-registration period. For details, please see the “Changing Room” page.

About Room Reservations

Participants who wish to stay overnight are requested to make their own room reservations. For details, please see the “Room Reservation” page. Please note that the JMoF Executive Committee doesn’t handle any reservations.

About Dealer’s Room

The Dealer’s Room will open on January 7th (Sat./Day 3), 2023. In order to exhibit your booth in the Dealer’s Room, you must pre-register, register as a dealer in the Dealer’s Room, and pay the Dealer’s Room exhibition fee.

If you are interested in participating as a dealer, please fill out the Dealer’s Room Application Form. You can access the form from the link provided in the confirmation email sent after completing your pre-registration.

For details about the Dealer’s Room, please see the “Dealer’s Room” page.

Dead Dog Party

On the night of January 8th (Sun./Day 4,) 2023, after the closing ceremonies, the crew will gather the rest of their strength to present to you a stand-up dinner party known as our Dead Dog Party! Come join us for food, drinks, and fun! To participate, you must sign up in advance and pay the entrance fee. For more details, please see the “Dead Dog Party” page.

Registration Change/Cancellation

The procedure for changing/canceling your registration and the refund amount will vary depending on the participation tier and the date of the change/cancellation. For details, please see the “Information Complying with the Japanese Specified Commercial Transactions Act” page.

Donations (Arbitrary)

If you would like to contribute to our budget to hold and operate JMoF, please confirm the followings:

  • You can make a donation via the Donation Form or at the same time as Pre-registration.
  • You can make a donation whether you participate in JMoF or not.

Donations will be put towards the JMoF Executive Committee’s activities.

Note: Regardless of whether you participate in JMoF and whether JMoF is held, donations are excluded from refunds.

Please follow the instructions below to register. Please note that you will not be fully registered until payment is completed. Pre-registration closes on November 23rd (Wed.), 2022, at 23:59 (JST).

Note: For details regarding registration, please click the “Registration Information” tab shown above.

1. Check the Verification Email

To avoid problems with the delivery due to email filtering, etc., we ask that you enter an email address on the Start Page.

Please enter your email address to register. Will send a verification email, containing a link to the pre-registration form.

2. Fill out the Form

Please enter all necessary information in the pre-registration form. In order for us to issue your registration documents, including con-badge, and other necessary items, please make sure to enter your name and address.

Note: In past years, there have been many cases of failed deliveries of con-badges due to wrong or missing information in the registration form. When you enter your information, please note that the whole address, such as the name of the building etc., is written correctly.

Note: For more information regarding the use of your personal information, please see the “Privacy Policy” page.

3. Send Payment

The participation fee varies depending on the participation tier.

Participation Tiers

  • MEMBER: 10,000 JPY
    • MEMBER (Children from 6 to 13 years old): 3,000 JPY
    • MEMBER (Under 6 years old): free entrance
  • SPONSOR: 20,000 JPY
  • SUPERSPONSOR: 32,000 JPY
  • TIME TRAVELER: 100,000 JPY

Note: Child rates apply based on the age of the child on the day of the convention.

Note: For more information about participation tiers and the participation of minors/children, please click the “Registration Information” tab shown above.

Payment Method

We can only accept credit card payments for the registration fee. Please note that we do not accept payment by bank transfer.

Credit cards that can be used are VISA, Mastercard, American Express, JCB, Diners Club, and Discover. Debit cards and prepaid cards of the above brands can also be used.

Here are some examples of available prepaid cards:

  • V-Preca (application: available to those who are over the age of 18)
  • WebMoney Card (Japanese) (application: those under 20 years of age may apply with parental consent.)

After Completing the Transaction

After submitting the form, the payment will be completed automatically. A payment confirmation email will be sent immediately upon receipt of your payment.

Note: If you do not receive any payment confirmation email within one day after submitting your payment, please send us a message through the “Contact” page.

4. Receiving your Registration Documents (Con-badge)

You can access your information regarding pre-registration through the confirmation email sent after completing your pre-registration.

If you are living in Japan, your registration documents including con-badge will be delivered to you at your registered address by December 16th (Fri.), 2022. Please keep them in a safe place and do not forget to bring them to the venue on the day of the convention.

Note: If you haven’t received your con-badge by December 16th (Fri.), 2022, please make sure to contact us by December 23th (Fri.), 2022, otherwise we cannot re-issue your con-badge with your name printed on it.

[Update: Nov. 20, 2022] Note: Participation perks such as a T-shirt will be under the same cover.

Attendees living overseas will receive their official con-badge at the JMoF registration desk in the hall lobby on the days of the convention. Please bring and show your government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport).

Reception hours are as follows:

  • January 5th (Thu./Day 1), 2023, 17:00 – 20:00
  • January 6th (Fri./Day 2), 2023, 10:00 – 20:00
  • January 7th (Sat./Day 3), 2023, 10:00 – 20:00
  • January 8th (Sun./Day 4), 2023, 10:00 - 17:00

Registration Change/Cancellation

The procedure for changing/canceling registration and the refund amount will vary depending on the participation tier and the date of the change/cancelation. For details, please see the “Information Complying with the Japanese Specified Commercial Transactions Act” page.

Carefully follow the steps below and fill out the On-site Registration Form during the convention, then complete the final step with us at the registration desk.

The On-site Registration Form can be accessed by scanning the QR code posted near the registration desk during the convention with your smartphone/tablet device.

Note: For details regarding registration, please click the “Registration Information” tab shown above.

1. Check the Verification Email

To avoid problems with the delivery due to email filtering, etc., we ask that you enter an email address on the Start Page.

Please enter your email address to register. Will send a verification email containing a link to the pre-registration form.

2. Fill out the Form

Please enter all necessary information in the On-site registration form.

Note: For more information regarding the use of your personal information, please see the “Privacy Policy” page.

3. Show the confirmation page for the On-site Registration

At the registration desk, please show the "Confirmation page for on-site registration" which appears after submitting the On-site Registration Form or in the confirmation email sent to the email address you have provided.

4. Payment

After submitting the completed registration form form, please pay the registration fee. The price varies, depending on the registration type.

Reception Time

  • January 5th (Thu./Day 1), 2023, 17:00 – 20:00
  • January 6th (Fri./Day 2), 2023, 10:00 – 20:00
  • January 7th (Sat./Day 3), 2023, 10:00 – 20:00
  • January 8th (Sun./Day 4), 2023, 10:00 - 17:00

Reception Location

JMoF Registration Desk, Hall Lobby, Loisir Hotel Toyohashi

Registration Types

  • Regular Registration (One Day): 6,000 JPY
  • Regular Registration (All Days): 10,000 JPY
    • MEMBER (Children from 6 to 13 years old): 3,000 JPY
    • MEMBER (Under 6 years old): free entrance
  • Sponsors (All Days): 20,000 JPY
  • Supersponsors (All Days): 32,000 JPY
  • TIME TRAVELER (All Days): 100,000 JPY

Note: [Update: December 10th, 2022] If you want to attend only on Days 1 and 2, you can attend on both days even if you register as a MEMBER (One Day).

Note: Child rates apply based on the age of the child on the day of the convention.

Note: For more information about participation tiers and the participation of minors/children, please click the “Registration Information” tab shown above.

Payment Method

We accept cash, credit card payments and prepaid transportation cards (Suica, PASMO, etc.) for the registration fee.

Credit cards that can be used are VISA, Mastercard, American Express, JCB, Diners Club, and Discover. Debit cards and prepaid cards of the above brands can also be used.

Here are some examples of available prepaid cards:

  • V-Preca (application: available to Those who are over the age of 18)
  • WebMoney Card (Japanese) (application:those under 20 years of age may apply with parental consent)

5. Receive an Official Convention Badge, etc. (Con Badge)

After payment is complete, receive your registration documents including con-badge at the registration desk.