• 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.

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Latest News

  • Events, Guest
    Author of Goblin Slayer, Kumo Kagyu, Joins Anime Expo 2018!

    May 25, 2018

  • Events, Guest
    OVERLORD Author Kugane Maruyama and Director Naoyuki Ito Join Anime Expo 2018!

    May 25, 2018

  • Events
    Introducing m-flo presents “OTAQUEST LIVE” powered by LDH USA at AX 2018!

    May 24, 2018

  • Events, Guest
    Illustrator, Tsunako, and Producer, Mizuno, of Idea Factory returns to AX 2018!

    May 23, 2018

  • Guest
    Gundam Game Producer Kotaro Usui and GUNPLA model-maker Katsumi Kawaguchi join AX 2018!

    May 22, 2018

  • Guest
    Sunrise Producers Osamu Taniguchi and Naohiro Ogata join AX 2018!

    May 22, 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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