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About This Event:

"Largest Anime Convention in the U.S."

Anime Expo is the primary annual event hosted by The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA). In 2011, Anime Expo's attendance topped 47,000 attendees over the course of 4 days.

Anime Expo's Exhibit Hall offers a vast collection of import and domestic anime and manga merchandise, as well as galleries featuring artwork by leading anime and manga artists. Other events include industry panels, workshops for traditional and contemporary Japanese culture , video and film presentations, charity auction, concerts, fashion shows, arts and crafts demonstrations and more.


Friday, June 29 - Monday, July 2, 2012


Los Angeles Convention Center
Los Angeles, California

Special Guests:

  • Asaka Morio, Kunihiko Hamada and Takuya Tsunoki, animators/directors from Madhouse Studio
  • Tatsuo Sato, anime director
  • Ryo Horikawa, voice actor
  • LiSA, Japanese pop star
  • Nobuhiko Okamoto, voice actor
  • Danny Choo, Japanese pop culture persona
  • Masayuki Ozaki, executive producer of Tiger and Bunny
  • More AX 20012 guests


  • Panels
  • Workshops
  • Video and Film Presentations
  • Cosplay Competition
  • Charity Auction
  • Concerts
  • Anime Music Video Competition
  • Manga Cafe
  • Battle of the Bands
  • AX Idol Voice Talent Search
  • Full schedule of events

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Registration Info and Admission Fees:


  • 4-day passes - adult $75
  • 4-day passes - child (age 6-12) $30
  • 2-day passes $50
  • 1-day passes: $35
  • Children 5 and under: free
  • More ticket pricing information

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