Now accepting Masquerade submissions!

We are now accepting entries for the AX 2017 Masquerade! The Anime Expo Masquerade has been a longstanding tradition, running for over 20 years. The Masquerade is a read more

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Now Accepting Panel Applications~!

Want to participate in Anime Expo’s programming lineup? Please read below for quick introductions to the two primary types of programming content. Deadline: April 28, 2017 FAN PANELS read more

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Now accepting applications for AX 2017 Maid & Butler Cafe

The AX Maid Cafe and AX Butler Cafe are now accepting applications for AX 2017 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. If you are interested in being an read more

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Introducing weekly polls!

In order to better understand what attendees want to see at Anime Expo, we’re starting weekly polls to get feedback information about guests, events, and other aspects of read more

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Anisong World Matsuri Bonus Items

Just a final reminder for anyone who has purchased a ticket that comes with a Bonus Item. Please follow the following steps to claim your bonus Item: You read more

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E3 2016 Report: Video Games at AX 2016!

Because we know that many of our attendees enjoy Japanese video games as well as anime, Meg stopped by some of the various booths at E3 to find read more

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ANIME EXPO FASHION SHOW 2016 NEEDS YOU!

Are you a makeup artist or hair stylist looking for a volunteer opportunity? Well you’re in luck because we’re looking for 8-10 volunteers for AX Fashion Show! In read more

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AX 2016 Schedule Now Up!

Thank you everyone for your patience! Our schedule is now available! Start planning your AX 2016 Weekend Please note that as guests are announced, additional panels will become published read more

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Introducing Night Cafe & and Updated Late Comedy Showdown

This year, we’re introducing a new event and making an old favorite even bigger and better! Night Cafe (21+) Night Cafe is a new interactive, social experience inspired read more

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Message video from Aqours Members

Message from Aqours Members Welcome “Love Live! Sunshine!!” to America as they host their very first joint event outside of Japan! This event will include an exciting talk read more

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Message Video from JAM Project!

Message from JAM Project JAM Project will participate in both the ONE PUNCH MATSURI and Japan Super Live. ONE PUNCH MATSURI will consist of an engaging talk show with read more

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AX 2016 Fashion Show Model Casting Call!

Are you an experienced model? Are you interested in being involved in an event at AX? If you are, then we want you! Apply to be a model read more

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Update to Youth Protection Policy Announcement

Dear SPJA Constituents and Stakeholders: Thank you for your feedback regarding the newly implemented Youth Protection Program. Our intention in developing the policy is to create a safe read more

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AX 2016 Official Merch Preview!

This yeair, we’ve worked with both Collateral Damage Studios and galaxxxy to create new and unique art for our official merchandise line! We’ll also be bringing back some read more

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AX 2016 Program Guide Cover Art Preview!

We recently finalized our program guide art recently, so, of course, we updated our social media banners to feature it~! This year’s cover features our mascot, MAX, flying read more

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Introducing Military Discount for Anime Expo!

We’re excited to announce a new discounted 4-day badge option for Active Duty and Veterans! Provides same access to AX as the regular 4-day attendee badge. This badge read more

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Now accepting entries to AX 2016’s J-Pop & K-Pop Dance Battles!

Want to show off your dance skills at AX 2016? Click on the links below to enter our K-Pop / J-Pop Dance Battles! K-POP DANCE BATTLE J-POP DANCE read more

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Academic Program Call for Papers

The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation, the parent organization of Anime Expo (AX), the largest anime convention in the U.S., is inviting proposals for plenary addresses, read more

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25 years of Anime Expo

  In 1992, AnimeCon became Anime Expo, and the non-profit, Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation was founded. Although the first Anime Expo was officially in 1992, read more

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MAID CAFE & BUTLER CAFE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS~!

AX Maid Cafe and the AX Butler Cafe are now accepting applications for Anime Expo 2016 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. We are recruiting new Maids and read more

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