Manga Lounge presented by VizMedia

Take a break from the hustle and bustle by sitting down with one of over 6000 available volumes of manga.


Need a break from the crowds or to simply take a moment to rest your feet? Our Manga Lounge is the perfect place to unwind, so feel free to visit to take a break and relax. With an expansive collection of both manga and art books, there’s something for everyone, no matter the age or genre preference.

Hours & Location

See Hours & Maps for more info.


  • Large bags and purses will need to be checked in upon entry.
  • Manga Lounge in not responsible for any damaged or lost items. By checking in you have acknowledged this.
  • Drinks are allowed, but please be cautious.
  • Please return manga back to the proper shelf location according to age rating. With thousands of manga to organize this will be greatly appreciated.
  • Talking is allowed, but please be respectful to the people around you.
  • Photography is not allowed unless given permission by the Manga Lounge staff.

How to Enter the Manga Lounge Art Contest

  • Visit the Manga Lounge to learn more about the contest theme.
    • Participants are to create a minimum of three (3) or more manga-styled panels. The contest theme will be announced at-con as the majority of the entry must be created during Anime Expo.
    • Paper, colored pencils, and markers will be provided. If you have your own art supplies please feel free to use them.
  • Complete an entry form and submit with your entry
    • Entry form requires your basic information (Name, Date, Phone, E-mail address).
    • Entries will be accepted until 5pm on Day 3 of Anime Expo.
  • Return to the Manga Lounge after 6pm on Day 3 to see winner list.
    • Prizes may include art supplies, art books, or manga volumes.
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