• 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!

  • Livestream

    Couldn’t make it to the event this year? No problem. When you connect to the Anime Expo livestream, you get a front row seat to everything you want to see.

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  • Official AX Merchandise

    Explore the AX 2018 Official Merch Collection Lookbook

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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

  • Guest
    Arc System Works Producer/Director Toshimichi Mori and SUSHIO join AX 2018 as Guests of Honor!

    June 21, 2018

  • Events, Guest
    Netflix presents CoMix Wave Films’ “Flavor of Youth” World Premiere Screening at AX 2018!

    June 21, 2018

  • Update
    Introducing the New Beer Garden at Anime Expo 2018!

    June 20, 2018

  • Events, Guest
    Eleven Arts presents U.S. Premiere of Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms with Mari Okada and Kenji Horikawa!

    June 20, 2018

  • Events
    Introducing Mirai: The Concept of Tokyo Future Club Sound at The NOVO

    June 20, 2018

  • Events
    UPDATE: All AX 2018 Badges Valid for Entry with “m-flo presents “OTAQUEST LIVE” powered by LDH USA” Concert Tickets

    June 19, 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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