Beat the Crowd. Get Early Access.

Premier Fan badges offer the ultimate fan experience at Anime Expo! Get early Exhibit Hall access, easier panel entry, pre-sale periods for concert tickets, and more!

For anyone who missed out on getting a Premier Fan badge for Anime Expo 2017 during our AX 2016 sales period, they will be available again on Black Friday, November 25, 2016 at 12:01 AM PST for $425 and will be available until they sell out.

  • Access to Day 0 Activities
  • 4-Day Premier Access
  • Premier Fan Hotel Booking Block – Limited Availability
  • Badge Mailing
  • Exclusive Lanyard
  • Premier Fan Swag Pack
  • Early Exhibit Hall Access on Day 1
  • Easier Entry to Panels
  • 15% Discount Coupon on Official AX Merchandise
  • $50 Discount Code to Apply to a Ticketed Event
  • Pre-Sale Purchase Period for Ticketed Events
  • Premier Fan Exclusive Guest of Honor Panel
  • Guest of Honor Appearances at the Premier Fan Lounge
  • Premier Fan Forum at the Convention Center
  • Premier Fan Lounge Access: Charging stations, comfy seating, dedicated registration and ticketing station, complimentary beverages, and WiFi.

Upgrading to a Premier Fan Badges:
For anyone who already has a 4-day badge and wants to get a Premier Fan badge, follow these Steps:

  1. Purchase a Premier Fan Badge
  2. Email to request a refund for your 4-day badge. Include your 4-day badge order # and Premier Fan order #

NOTE: Our Customer Service Team will be taking a break on November 24 for Thanksgiving. They will be back on November 25 after 12 PM PST. If you have any questions prior to Black Friday, please contact us by sending an email to