Anime Expo 2017 Highlights and Attendance Numbers

Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) Celebrated the 26th Anime Expo with More Concerts and Premiere Events than Ever Before! Santa Ana, CA – (July 5, 2017) Anime read more

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PUBLIC STATEMENT BY SPJA REGARDING LONG WAIT AT EVENT ENTRY

Safety and security for Anime Expo attendees are SPJA’s highest priority.  SPJA deeply regrets attendees’ frustration at the long waits to enter Anime Expo yesterday.  SPJA immediately added read more

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Shuttle Boarding Locations Moved

To improve attendee entrance to the Los Angeles Convention Center, shuttle boarding locations for routes 1-6 will be moved from Gilbert Lindsay along Pico Blvd between Figueroa Blvd and read more

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Frederator and Netflix Present: Castlevania Sneak Preview at AX 2017!

Executive Producers Adi Shankar and Kevin Kolde join AX 2017 to discuss the development, answer questions and show an extensive sneak preview of Castlevania, coming globally to Netflix read more

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Overwatch Lead Writer Michael Chu joins Voice Actors on Saturday at AX 2017!

Overwatch’s lead writer Michael Chu joins voice actors Anjali Bhimani (Symmetra), Charlet Chung (D.Va), Fred Tatasciore (Soldier: 76), Jonny Cruz (Lucio) and Keith Silverstein (Tjorborn) for an hour read more

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Anisong World Matsuri Merchandise Preview!

Anisong World Matsuri 2017 official merchandise will be available at the Microsoft Theater prior to each concert, as well as at the booth #2600 in the Exhibit Hall! read more

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AX Dance 2017 DJ Line-Up & Schedule Now Available!

AX Dance DJ Line-Up Schedule Now Available! Pre-Show Night: June 30 6pm – 7:15pm Kurousagi 808 7:15pm – 8:30pm DJ Busta-row 8:30pm – 10pm Otaku Passport 10pm – 11:00pm read more

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Resources & Links to Help Prepare for AX 2017!

Anime Expo 2017 is just around the corner! Here’s a collection of links and other tips to help you prepare: Schedule Badge Pick-Up Hours & Info Have Questions? read more

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US Premiere of Lupin the 3rd: Italian Game at AX 2017!

The US premiere for Lupin the 3rd – Italian Game is coming to Anime Expo 2017! When: July 3rd, Day 3 @ 2:00PM-4:00PM Where: JW Marriott Diamond Ballroom/ Room Video 2 read more

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Pick up Badges and Tickets Early to Prepare for AX 2017!

June 29 Badge pick up & more! In anticipation of another big year, we’re opening up badge pick-up a day earlier! Come pick up your badge extra early read more

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Celebrate galaxxxy’s 10th Anniversary Party!

Join us in celebrating galaxxxy’s 10th anniversary! Come hang out with the designers from galaxxxy in the VIP Lounge at The NOVO and enjoy music and drinks* in read more

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Introducing the AX Dance Xhibition Showcase at AX 2017!

☆AX DANCE XHIBITION SHOWCASE☆ Wanna show us your moves? Got a crew with a routine? Make your way through try outs and showcase your talent! ☆ Xhibition Signups: Sunday, July read more

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Studio TRIGGER’s Yoh Yoshinari, Hiromi Wakabayashi, Shigeto Koyama, and Takafumi Hori join AX 2017!

We’re honored to have the team from Studio TRIGGER join Anime Expo 2017! They will all participate in panels as well as autograph sessions. Be sure to follow Studio read more

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AX Dance DJs announced for 2017!

The following DJ’s will be joining Anime Expo 2017 for AX Dance: BUSTA-ROW DJ BUSTA-ROW is an acclaimed DJ/sound producer, hailing from the prestigious V2TOKYO club in Roppongi, read more

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40+ Voice Actors join AX 2017 in the new Premium Autographs Area by Talent for Cons!

The team from Talent For Cons is hosting a “comic con” style autograph area in the AX 2017 Entertainment Hall. Over 40 voice actors from popular anime & read more

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AX 2017 Official Merchandise Preview!

The AX Merch Booth will be open starting 12 PM on June 29, 2017 during Early Badge Pick-Up! PRICING* 2017 Show Poster, Art by Kehasuk (24 x 36 read more

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Mitsuhisa Ishikawa, Rui Kuroki, and Kazuto Nakazawa join AX 2017!

We’re excited to have President/CEO of Production I.G Mitsuhisa Ishikawa (Ghost in the Shell, Psycho Pass), Producer Rui Kuroki (Psycho Pass, Tsubasa Chronicle), and Animation Director/Character Designer Kazuto read more

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Master Blacksmith Tony Swatton joins AX 2017!

Tony Swatton is a master blacksmith and for 28 years has forged weapons, costumes and armor for over 300 feature films and Video Game companies. His work can read more

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YUC’e joins Neon District Line-Up, plus free giveaway to all GA ticketholders!

YUC’e is a solo artist which excels in composition, arrangement, production, and mixing. She is based mainly out of Tokyo. In high school, YUC’e studied abroad and majored read more

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Voice Actors Charlet Chung and Jonny Cruz join AX 2017!

Voice actors Charlet Chung and Jonny Cruz to join AX 2017! Find them at booth #2438 in the Exhibit Hall, where they will be doing autograph sessions throughout read more

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