Before you attend our Grand Re-opening…

A few things you should know about our grand reopening weekend May 21-23.
1. Masks are still required to shop at Rainy Day Anime
2. No trade ins will be accepted until after the weekend
3. We will close at 5pm on Thursday May 20th to set up
4. There were some shipment delays so we won’t have all the fixtures and inventory we had planed for.

Grand Reopening happening Fri. May 21st

Thank you for your patience!

We have had several delays and setbacks but we are reopening the main shop Fri. May 21st.  You can look forward to…

  • A larger store so we can serve more customers at once
  • New merchandise to fill in all this space
  • Swag Giveaways for anyone that makes a purchase during our grand reopening weekend.
  • Everything you love about Rainy Day Anime but better!

Rainy Day Anime is located at 2350 S. Academy Blvd. Colorado Springs, CO. We are in the Gateway shopping center between Astrozon and Chelton.

Customer Appreciation Week!!! (rescheduled)

Sat. Dec. 12th to Sat. Dec. 19th 2020 (Closed Mon. Dec. 14th)
We will be doing tons of exciting things over the week which include:

-Free goodies bags with samples and gifts just for showing up. (While supplies last)
-A bonus $5 gift certificate with every $30 spent.(before tax)
-Raffle ticket entry with every $30 spent. (before tax)
-Over $1000 worth in awesome anime merch being given away.
-A Pop Up Gallery in our Annex featuring local Art for sale.

We will be contining to limit the number of people in the shop/ Pop Up gallery and Masks (covering your mouth and nose) will be required.

CAW raffel prizes

For every $30 spent instore during Customer Appreciation Week (Nov 21-29) you can enter to when 1 of 7 prizes. This is over $1000 (approximate retail value) worth in Prizes including:

  • Asuna Yukata Ver. -$180 ARV
  • Himouto Umaruchan Limited edition boxset + chips and cola= $184 ARV
  • Summer Wars King Kazma Figure and Acrylic stand= $135 ARV
  • Zelda Backpack, hat, umbrella and bandanna =$105 ARV
  • Racing Miku Figma -$150 
  • Rabbit Plush, Kangaroo Plush and Sanrio Pillows= $110 ARV
  • Durarara Shizuo Figure= $140 ARV


Customer Appreciation Week!!!

Normally we have our customer appreciation weekend right after Thanksgiving and last year had a lot of success with an artists alley in the annex. Due to this year’s circumstances, we are going to change it up by making it a 7 day event, from Sat. Nov. 21st to Sun. Nov. 29 2020, and host a pop up gallery instead of the artists alley. This means we can spread out customers better and protect our precious artists. 

Customer Appreciation Week!!!

Sat. Nov. 21st to Sun. Nov. 29 2020 (Closed Mon. Nov. 23rd and Thanksgiving Day)

We will be doing tons of exciting things over the week which include:

  • Free goodies bags with samples and gifts just for showing up. (While supplies last)
  • A bonus $5 gift certificate with every $30 spent.(before tax)
  • Raffle ticket entry with every $30 spent. (before tax)
  • Over $1000 worth in awesome anime merch being given away.
  • A Pop Up Gallery in our Annex featuring local Art for sale.

If you are an Artist interested in participating in the pop up gallery message us or email

10th Anniversary Sale

Friday Oct. 16 and Saturday Oct. 17

Oct. 16 is our Tenth Anniversary and we are going to celebrate with a 2 day sale and some swag!

-10% off almost everything in store (because 10 years!)

-Free Swag bag with sticker, kit kat, and comic (while supplies last)

-Let us take your picture for our advertising to get a Free yellow Umbrella (Bonus points if you wear any Rainy Day Swag or dress in yellow)

We are working out a plan to make sure everyone will be safe during this event. More info to come as we get closer.

Animal Crossing Pop Up Gallery

May 26th to the 31st,  10am-6:30pm in the Rainy Day Annex.

-Local Art on Display and for sale!
-Animal Crossing Merch to buy.
-A full collection of Amiibos Cards on display and available to Scan.

We are taking Art submissions Now- May 23rd

Live Auction Showcase Extravaganza Weekend!

Due to the cancelation of Colorado Anime Fest and other major upcoming events, we wanted to fill the gap with some fun activities and shopping opportunities through the power of the internet. We are going to attempt to give you the con experience from the comfort of your own quarantine, with three days of live streamed events.

Figure Mystery Draw Fri. March 20th @ 7pm

Want to get the deal every anime fan dreams of? How about a $200+ figure for only $30! We have 42 spots available in our first ever Figure Mystery Draw. A $29.99 buy-in guarantees a figure worth at least $29.99! Who knows, you could get away with a figure worth $229.99. Everything from My Hero Academia, Dragon Ball Super, Hatsune Miku, to Ultraman will be here. We’ll showcase every figure that will be available here and on our Facebook page, so stay tuned and make sure to buy your spot now. The draw will happen on 3/20 @ 7pm with a Facebook livestream where we’ll draw the numbers to see which figure you’ll win. No limit to how many you can draw, multiple draw will be shipped together. Shipping will be applied after the livestream.

You can purchase draws in store or online at

Live Auction Showcase Extravaganza Sat. March 21 @ 2pm

What’s the best part of any anime con? Why the dealer’s room, of course! Even though the cons may be cancelled, we’ll still be slinging our wares. Tune in to a livestream on Facebook Live where we’ll be doing special live sales and auctions. We’ll have bundles, rarities, and special buys that won’t be available online otherwise. Get the con experience from the comfort of your own quarantine! We’ll have local cosplayers on site to show off the goods and perhaps some surprise guests.

This is our first time doing something like this so we are honestly not sure how long it will go till, but we hope you tune in!

Look out for update throughout the week on Facebook

Kit Kat Live Stream Party Sun. March 22 @ 1pm

Rainy Day Anime is known for having fun events like our very popular Kit Kat tastings. While big public meetups aren’t a good idea right now, why not bring the Kit Kat party to you! For the first time ever, we’re selling packs of 10 Japanese Kit Kat flavors that we can have delivered to your door. This pack will allow you to do a 4 person tasting from the comfort of your own home. Then on Sunday 3/22 at 1pm, we’ll be having a live opening of these packs, where we will reveal and discuss the flavors, while you comment and rate them along with us. Packs are available now in store and online so get yours today and tune in for the tasting on facebook live!

You can purchase Kit Kat packs in store or online at:

Animal Crossing Pop Up Gallery: Calling all Artists!!!

How to Participate in our upcoming Pop Up Gallery  April 3-5:

-Though attendance is encouraged, you do not have to Attend the Pop Up gallery to Participate.

-You can submit any number of pieces as long as they are related to Animal Crossing ™ . Adult pieces may be submitted but are subject to censorship or may be placed away from the general public.

-We will accept original pieces (painting, sculptures, ect) and mass produced pieces (prints, pins, ect) but they must be your own art. No Bootlegs!

-You may opt to sell or just display your pieces. If you sell we will take a 20% commission on the art for sale.

-You will be able to advertise yourself with a small sign (11in*8.5in max) and/or business cards. This is regardless if your pieces are for display or sale.

– Art submissions will start Sat. March 14 through Tues. March 31st during regular store hours or email with the subject “Animal Crossing Art” to make special drop off arrangements (such as meeting at CAF or mailing it to us).

-Pick up will start Tues. April 7th-Thurs. April 30 during regular store hours. If your art or money is not picked up by April 30, it becomes forfeit, unless other arrangements are made by emailing us at with the subject “Animal Crossing Art”.

-Check out our facebook page for more info about the Pop Up Gallery.

Please share this info with anyone you think would be interested!

Friday Play on Valentines day!

Friday Feb. 14th 6:30-11pm

Whether you are coming alone, with a friend, or with a “special” friend we have got you covered with:
-DDR on free play
-Beginner friendly Co op games
-Sweet Treats
-After hours anime shopping

Best of all this event is FREE! Making us the cheapest Date you can get.