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Anime Expo Los Angeles Convention – _0026_Convention Center – South

About the expo

The largest Japanese pop culture event in North America

Anime Expo (AX) offers fans an authentic and unique opportunity to immerse themselves in all things anime, manga, gaming, music, cosplay, fashion shows, workshops, Japanese culture, and so much more.


Los Angeles
Convention Center

1201 S. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015

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What to expect at AX?

An annual celebration bringing fans and industry together

AX creates a direct connection between the anime industry and passionate fans by providing a fun, authentic festival-like atmosphere for those who attend.

The event also fosters promotional and relationship-building opportunities that only face-to-face contact can create. Participating companies will be able to reach out to more than 400,000 fans over five days in an exciting fan-fest environment.

Interactive Events

Attendees participate in interactive events such as Maid Cafe, Butler Cafe, AXDance, and Karaoke.


Both the industry and community alike join Anime Expo to host panels that range from special releases and announcements to career and educational tracks.


Every year, Anime Expo features some of the biggest names in the Japanese music scene. From J-pop to J-rock to Anisong, Anime Expo has hosted a variety of artists, bands, and groups over the years including Aqours, Hatsune Miku, LiSA, FLOW, and more.

Premieres & Screenings

Discover a new series, re-watch an old favorite, or be among the first to watch a premiere alongside fellow fans.


One of the top three favorite activities for Anime Expo attendees, cosplay is a beloved tradition. AX supports the cosplay community through the Cosplay Senpai program, workshops, panels, plus amenities such as the repair station and photo sets.

About our Attendees

Attendees travel from all over the world to gather at Anime Expo and celebrate their shared love of anime and Japanese pop culture.