Information on Anime Expo 2008

Anime Expo


July 3-6, 2008
Los Angeles Convention Center


Attendance:
43,000 warm bodies (estimated)

Attendees:
Attendees View 17 AnimeCons.com users in attendance

Advance Rates:
$50 to Mar 17; $55 to Jun 1; $60 to Jul 6

At-Door Rates:
$65 for four days; $50 for two days; $25 for one day

Guests:
Yamila Abraham (Writer, Yaoi Press, LLC)
Masahiro Ando (Director, Studio Bones)
Ayane (Singer)
Greg Ayres (Voice Actor)
Cameron Baity (Animator)
Mike Fasolo (Writer / Voice Actor / Creative Director)
Fullmoon 13 (Band)
GaGaalinG (Band)
David Hayter (Voice Actor / Writer)
Masamitsu Hidaka (Director)
Yoko Ishida (Singer)
Jyukai (Musicians)
Hiromi Kato (Animator, Madhouse)
Hideyuki Kikuchi (Writer)
Kuro (Musician)
LM.C (Band)
Chris Many (Composer)
Johnathan Meza (Host, AnimeTV)
Vic Mignogna (Voice Actor)
Jason Charles Miller (Songwriter / Voice Actor)
Jeanette Moffat (Puppet Fabricator / Costume Designer)
Shoko Nakagawa (Singer / Blogger, Shokotan Blog)
Tony Oliver (Voice Actor / Producer / Director)
le Perrugine (Manga Creators)
Riku (Vocalist)
Tom Root (Writer / Producer)
Kaeko Sakamoto (Producer, Bang Zoom! Entertainment)
Patrick Seitz (Voice Actor)
Toshihiko Seki (Voice Actor)
Kevin Shinick (Writer / Actor / Creative Director)
Akemi Takada (Character Designer)
Saiko Takaki (Manga Artist)
Thee Out Mods (Band)
VelBet (Band)
Travis Willingham (Voice Actor)
35 guests listed

Photos and Reports:
411mania.com
La Carte
About.com: Manga
Animation Insider
Animation World Magazine
Anime Diet
Anime Genesis
Anime News Network
Anime Pop
Anime Pulse
Anime Today
Anime World Order
Anime Yume
animejulie
Animesou.com
Asia Pacific Arts
AsianWeek
AstroBoy World
Bedlam on Baltic Avenue
Beta-Waffle
Blogger Party
Breitbart
Broken Anime
BrooWaha
Carlson Photography
Chizumatic
Coin-Op TV
Comic Book Resources
Destructoid
encubed
Epic Win
Eurobeat King / Cosplay.com
ExperienceLA
Go! Comi
Home Media Magazine
Honolulu Star Bulletin
i360.com
ICv2
IGN Anime
Imprint TALK
J-List
Japan Today
Japanator
jay=out
Josh's Anime Blog
Kuriousity
Linus Lam Network News
MangaCast
NerdSociety
Orange Horizons
Otaku Review
Protaku
Publishers Weekly
redneckotaku
Robotech.com
Super Happy Anime Fun Time
The David Kim Show
The Girls Entertainment Network
The Journal of the Lincoln Heights Literary Society
The Testmarket Evolution
Toys n' Joys e-News
Traveling Valentine
U, S, and Toby!
Worry vs. Donuts
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Press Releases and News:

Mar 05, 2008 - Anime Expo 2008 and Intermixi Japan Tours announce Japan sweepstakes
Mar 07, 2008 - New hosts join AX Idol at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
Mar 12, 2008 - Anime Expo 2008 announces first Japanese guest of honor
Mar 14, 2008 - Anime Expo 2008 holds call for entries for Battle of the Bands
Mar 20, 2008 - Anime Expo 2008 announces first American guest of honor
Mar 26, 2008 - Shoko Nakagawa to appear at Anime Expo
Apr 07, 2008 - Anime Expo 2008 announces online ticketing for main events
Apr 10, 2008 - Anime Expo announces shuttle service to the Los Angeles Convention Center
Apr 15, 2008 - Anime Expo 2008 announces second main event concert guest of honor
May 09, 2008 - Anime Expo announces Masahiro Ando added to list of guests
May 20, 2008 - Anime Expo 2008 masquerade sign-ups available online
May 21, 2008 - Toshihiko Seki to attend Anime Expo 2008
May 22, 2008 - Yoko Ishida to return to Anime Expo
May 28, 2008 - Score Entertainment at Anime Expo 2008
May 29, 2008 - Madhouse animator Hiromi Kato added to Anime Expo guest list
Jun 11, 2008 - Anime Expo 2008 and Intermixi Tours to give away trip to Japan
Jun 11, 2008 - Anime Expo and Bang Zoom! Entertainment present Voice Acting 101 classes
Jun 17, 2008 - Anime Expo presents the 3rd Annual SPJA Industry Conference keynotes and panels
Jul 02, 2008 - Anime Expo 2008 launches AXBackstage

    Previous/Future Events:
Anime Expo 1992  July 3-6, 1992
Anime Expo 1993  July 2-4, 1993
Anime Expo 1994  July 1-3, 1994
Anime Expo 1995  Jun 30 - Jul 2, 1995
Anime Expo 1996  June 28-30, 1996
Anime Expo 1997  July 4-7, 1997
Anime Expo 1998  July 3-5, 1998
Anime Expo 1999  July 16-18, 1999
Anime Expo 2000  Jun 30 - Jul 3, 2000
Anime Expo 2001  July 5-8, 2001
Anime Expo 2002  July 4-7, 2002
Anime Expo New York 2002  Aug 31 - Sep 2, 2002
Anime Expo 2003  July 3-6, 2003
Anime Expo Tokyo 2004  January 16-18, 2004
Anime Expo 2004  July 2-5, 2004
Anime Expo 2005  July 1-4, 2005
Anime Expo 2006  July 1-4, 2006
Anime Expo 2007  Jun 29 - Jul 2, 2007
Anime Expo 2008  July 3-6, 2008
Anime Expo 2009  July 2-5, 2009
Anime Expo 2010  July 1-4, 2010
Anime Expo 2011  July 1-4, 2011
Anime Expo 2012  Jun 29 - Jul 2, 2012
Anime Expo 2013  July 4-7, 2013
Anime Expo 2014  July 3-6, 2014
Anime Expo 2015  July 2-5, 2015
Anime Expo 2016  July 1-4, 2016
Anime Expo 2017  July 1-4, 2017

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