Anime Expo 2024- Dates, Time, Events and More

Anime Expo is the largest anime event in the U.S., bringing together Japanese pop culture enthusiasts. For over three decades, it has been a cherished gathering for the vibrant anime community, industry specialists, and talented artists. 

The 2024 Anime Expo invites attendees to experience the mesmerizing world of Edo, Japan that encapsulates the serene charm and profound elegance of Japan’s history. 

1. When is the Anime Expo 2024?

Anime Expo 2024 will be held at the Convention Centre in Los Angeles, California from July 4, Thursday to July 7, Sunday. It will be held from 10 AM to 5 PM PDT. 

Mark your calendars from now so that you don’t miss out.

2. How to Attend Anime Expo 2024?

To attend Anime Expo 2024, you must buy tickets (badges). You can register using the link in the tweet.

Follow the steps below to buy the badges:

  • You must create an account on the website before purchasing for yourself or someone else. 
  • If you purchase a General Attendee badge on behalf of another person, you must “transfer” the badge to them. But remember, each designated attendee must also have a ShowClix account to accept the transferred badge.
  • After that, one can access all the event’s unique perks.

Various badges are available, depending on a person’s needs, so ensure you read the details on their website before purchasing.

3. Anime Expo 2024 Events

Exhibit Hall
Anime Expo Exhibit Hall | Source: Official Website

Anime Expo features many engaging events and fun activities you’ll never be bored of. These feature games, art showcases, fan service, concerts, and more. The exciting array of events are listed below.

  • AMV Competition
  • AX Dance
  • Beer Garden
  • Butler Cafe
  • Charity Auction
  • Community Stage
  • Concerts
  • Cosplay Gathering
  • Cosplay Repair Center
  • Cosplay Senpai
  • Fashion Show
  • Gaming
  • Game Shows
  • Industry Autograph
  • Karaoke
  • Late Comedy Showdown
  • Lounge 21
  • Maid Cafe
  • Manga Lounge
  • Masquerade and World Cosplay Summit USA Finals
  • Opening and Closing Ceremony
  • Photo Sets
  • Tabletop Gaming
  • Quiet Lounge

4. Who are the Guests in Anime Expo 2024?

Anime Expo Concert
Anime Expo Concert | Source: Official Website

Anime Expo 2024 will feature some of the industry’s most acclaimed and famous personalities. 

Below we have listed the guests to be featured in the event.

GuestNotable Works
Allie Cat CosplayOver 80 intricate cosplay costumes, best in Show awards for craftsmanship
AriNico CosplayAward-winning cosplayer with 12 years of crafting experience, known for intricate needlework
Billy TringaliFounder and Editor of the ‘Journal of Anime and Manga Studies’ (JAMS)
Caitlin GlassVoice actress (Winry Rockbell in Fullmetal Alchemist), ADR director, Ouran High School Host Club
Chris TergliaferaAccomplished voice actor in anime, video games, and animation
Colin and SteveLofi Living Room music duo influenced by Lo-Fi, trip-hop, and jazzy tunes
Cory YeeChinese American voice actor (Gorou in Genshin Impact, Akito in Ghostwire: Tokyo)
Cowbutt CrunchiesCouture cosplay specialists, educators, and pop culture designers
Daman MillsVoice actor (Freiza in Dragon Ball, Blade in HSR)
David VincentVoice actor (Nanami in Jujutsu Kaisen and Grimmjow in Bleach)
Erica LindbeckVoice Actor (Sakura in Persona 5, Daki in Demon Slayer)
Griffin BurnsVoice Actor(Childe in Genshin Impact, Muichiro in Demon Slayer, Doppio in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure)
Howard WangVoiced characters in Heaven Official’s Blessing, SK8 the Infinity, Honkai: Star Rail
Jackie LastraVoice of Xiangling (Genshin Impact), Fuuko (Undead Unluck), Melty (Rising of the Shield Hero)
Lizzie FreemanLA-based voice actress known for indie titles like “Dust: An Elysian Tail” and online animations
Luna Lady of LightMichigan cosplayer mentoring others in writing, performing, and craftsmanship
Mikio TokiRenowned Master of traditional Edo-style kites, preserving Japanese kite-making heritage
PanteronaAward-winning cosplayer and fashion/costume designer from Trinidad and Tobago
Patrick SeitzVersatile voice actor across anime and gaming, known for roles in One Piece and BlazBlue
Suzie YeungAsian American voice actor (Makima in Chainsaw Man, Yuffie Kisaragi in Final Fantasy VII Remake)
Tiffany Gordon CosplayOwner of Tiffany Gordon Cosplay LLC, focusing on costume fabrication and education
Toshihiro KondoPresident of Nihon Falcom, producer, and director of beloved video game titles
ViorhythmYouth Pop violin group covering K-pop, J-pop, American-pop, and anime songs
Yoichi NishikawaStudio Ghibli background artist known for painting skies (“The Painter of Clouds”)
Zavage CosplayCraftsmanship-focused cosplayer with over 10 years of experience

Discover more surprises, rewards, and giveaways by attending the event. We hope you have a fantastic time!

Aaheli Pradhan

Aaheli Pradhan

A grandma by heart who loves to knit, sketch, and swing in parks. Binge-reads a massive amount of manga from psychological to shounen-ai. Either awkward or salty, there's no in-between.


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