• 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!

  • Anisong World Matsuri

    All-Star Lineup of Nine Japanese Anime Song Performers Will Take Over L.A.’s Microsoft Theater on July 4th, 6th, and 7th!

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  • 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.

Register Today!

Latest News

  • Guest
    Doki Doki Literature Club Creator, Dan Salvato, joins AX 2018!

    May 19, 2018

  • Guest
    Alicesoft Illustrator/Character Designer Min Naraken Joins AX 2018!

    May 18, 2018

  • Events
    AX 2018 Butler Café Tickets On Sale This Weekend!

    May 18, 2018

  • Events, Guest
    Introducing the AX 2018 Cosplay Senpai!

    May 17, 2018

  • Update
    Two Hotels to be Added to the Official AX Block!

    May 17, 2018

  • Guest
    Japanese Cosplayer Hiroto Kuramasu returns to AX 2018!

    May 16, 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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