Anime Expo is the largest anime and manga convention in North America, held annually in Los Angeles, California. Here is everything you need to know about Anime Expo 2023:
Registration for Anime Expo 2023 has been open since January 2023. Tickets for the event can be purchased on the official website. Anime Expo will ship 4-Day, 1-Day, Child, Artist Alley, Exhibitor and paid Industry credential, purchased between January 17, 2023 through 12:00 PM PT on June 12, 2023, within the United States (excluding minor outlying islands) and Canada. GA credential mailing will start in early May.
Dates and Location
Anime Expo 2023 will be held from July 1st to July 4th, 2023, at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Anime Expo 2023 will feature over 1000 hours of programming, including panels, screenings, concerts, and autograph sessions. There will be world premieres of new anime and manga, as well as appearances by special guests, including voice actors and industry professionals.
Children ages 0-5 are free and not required to register for a credential. An optional RFID child wristband will be available to pick-up at the Registration Booth on Gilbert Lindsey Plaza. In cases of emergency, the wristbands will allow an SPJA/Anime Expo representative to contact parents/guardians as needed. Children ages 6-13 must purchase a Child badge (4-Day credential).
Anime Expo 2023 is expected to have attendees from over 60 countries and over 400 exhibitors.The event is open to all ages, and attendees are encouraged to cosplay as their favorite anime and manga characters.
Anime News Network’s editorial team attended Anime Expo 2023 and provided a post-mortem of the event. They noted the crowded and hot conditions, but also praised the variety of programming and special guests.
Anime Expo 2023 promises to be an exciting event for anime and manga fans from around the world. With world premieres, special guests, and a variety of programming, attendees are sure to have a memorable experience.