While we have been live streaming Anime Expo since 2017, this year’s event looks a little different from usual. To help both veterans and newcomers alike, we’ve created a little overview of Anime Expo Lite – what to expect, how to watch, and more!

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Watch From Anywhere and Everywhere:

  • Anime Expo Lite is FREE to watch wherever Youtube and Twitch are available!
  • All times in the schedule are listed in PDT, so be sure to use a timezone converter or refer to the timezone charts posted in each panel description. The overall hours for Anime Expo Lite can be found below.

Community Guidelines:

  • Be kind and respect one another.
  • Have fun!
  • Listen to the moderation team.
  • No self-promotion or spoilers.

Things to Know:

  • Closed Captioning & Subtitles: Where possible, panel content will have embedded subtitles while all other content will have closed captioning available to turn on . Please be aware that closed captioning is auto-generated and may have some errors.
  • Watching Content On-Demand: Select panels will be be made available on the Anime Expo Youtube Channel until Saturday, July 4 at 11:59 PM PDT. View the schedule for more information about which panels will be available on-demand.


For more information, and to keep up-to-date on Anime Expo Lite announcements, be sure to RSVP for updates!


Check out the Schedule to see what’s coming to Anime Expo Lite!

See Schedule