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2012-2013 U.S. Comics & Anime Conventions: West

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Queen Esmeraldas and Captain Harlock cosplay at Sakura-Con 2008, Seattle, Washington

Aimee S. as Queen Esmeraldas and Chris B. as Captain Harlock at Sakura-Con 2008

© Deb Aoki

Find anime and comic conventions near your city. This list includes 2012-2013 U.S. anime and comic conventions that are scheduled in Western States, including Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming.

See event listings for other U.S. Regions and International events:

Or check out the 2012-2013 Anime and Comics Convention Calendar, with events listed by date.


Taiyou Con
January 6-8, 2012
Hotel Phoenix East in Mesa
Mesa, Arizona

May 11-13, 2012
Phoenix Marriott Mesa
Mesa, Arizona

September 1-3, 2012
Renaissance Glendale
Glendale, Arizona


Anime Los Angeles
January 6-8, 2012
Los Angeles Marriott Hotel
Los Angeles, California

January 13-15 , 2012
W Woodlake Hotel Sacramento
Sacramento, California

Animation on Display (AoD)
February 18-19, 2012
Kabuki Hotel
San Francisco, California

March 16-18, 2012
Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, California

Anime Conji
March 16 - 18, 2012
Town and Country Resort Hotel
San Diego, California

May 25 – 28, 2012
San Jose McEnery Convention Center
San Jose, California

June 15-17, 2012
Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, California

Anime Expo
June 29 – July 1, 2012
Los Angeles Convention Center
Los Angeles, California

San Diego Comic-Con International
July 12 – 15, 2012
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California

Alternative Press Expo (APE)
October 13-14, 2012
Concourse Exhibition Center
San Francisco, California

Pacific Media Expo
November 9-11, 2012
Hilton Los Angeles Airport
Los Angeles, California


Animeland Wasabi
March 1-3, 2012
Red Lion Hotel Denver Southeast
Aurora, Colorado

Nan Desu Kan
September 14-16, 2012
Marriott Denver Tech Center
Denver, Colorado


Kawaii Kon
March 16-18, 2012
Hawaii Convention Center
Honolulu, Hawaii


Anime Oasis
May 24-27, 2012
Grove Hotel / Quest Arena
Boise, Idaho


June 8-10 , 2012
Red Lion Colonial Hotel
Helena, Montana

August 10-12 , 2012
Holiday Inn Helena
Helena, Montana


Anime Day Vegas
April 14, 2012
Adventuredome at Circus Circus
Las Vegas, Nevada


Stumptown Comics Festival
April 28 – 29, 2012
Oregon Convention Center
Portland, Oregon

September 1-3, 2012
Hilton Vancouver Washington / Red Lion Vancouver at the Quay
Vancouver, Washington


Anime Banzai
October 19 – 21, 2012
Davis Conference Center
Layton, Utah


April 6-8, 2012
Washington State Convention & Trade Center
Seattle, Washington

Aki Con
October 26-28, 2012
Hotel Bellevue
Bellevue, Washington

NOTE: At this time, there are no confirmed events for 2012 scheduled in New Mexico and Wyoming.

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