• Anime Expo 2018

    Bringing fans and industry together for an annual celebration of Japanese pop culture. Join us for AX 2018 on July 5-8 (plus, Pre-Show Night July 4) in Downtown Los Angeles!

  • Hotel Block

    Partner hotels in the Downtown Los Angeles area offer a special rate for AX attendees and access to the complimentary shuttle service from the hotel to the Los Angeles Convention Center.

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Obsessed with anime?

So are we. Anime Expo is the largest anime con around, with over 100,000 fans in attendance. Grab your friends, craft your cosplay, and get ready to experience anime like never before.

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Latest News

  • Update
    Anime Expo Upgrades to RFID Badges for 2018!

    March 14, 2018

  • Community
    Attendees & Industry Alike Share Stories of Love at Anime Expo

    February 14, 2018

  • Events, Update
    AX 2018 Masquerade Updates and World Cosplay Summit USA Form Now Available!

    February 14, 2018

  • Update
    Help Us Decide on a New Photo Set for AX 2018!

    February 09, 2018

  • Update
    Now Accepting Panel Applications for AX 2018~!

    February 09, 2018

  • Events
    Now Accepting Submissions for the AX 2018 Masquerade!

    January 30, 2018



I want to go to AX! What now?

Not sure where to start? Overwhelmed by the many possibilities at AX? Check out the survival guide video below, as well as our handy step-by-step guide to get started:

How to attend AX

Survival Guide

How do you prepare to have an amazing time at AX? What should you bring? And what should you do when AX arrives?


So much to do you’ll need to be five people at once, or a month to do everything. Unfortunately, AX is only 4 1/2 days long, so you'll need to choose wisely.

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