Information on Anime Expo 2012

Anime Expo


June 29 - July 2, 2012
Los Angeles Convention Center
Los Angeles, CA

Information:
Anime Expo, abbreviated AX, is an American anime convention held in Los Angeles, California and organized by the non-profit Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA). With rare exceptions, the convention is traditionally held on the July 4th weekend and lasts for four days. While currently hosted at the Los Angeles Convention Center, in the past Anime Expo has been held in other locations such as Anaheim, San Jose, New York, and Tokyo. Anime Expo is notable as the largest anime convention in the United States and is also known for hosting high attraction guests due to close relationships with both the Japanese and American sides of the anime industry.

Attendance:
49,400 warm bodies (estimated)

Attendees:
Attendees View 20 AnimeCons.com users in attendance

Advance Rates:
$45 through Jul 31, 2011
$55 through Dec 31, 2011
$60 through Mar 31, 2012
$65 through May 31, 2012
$70 through Jun 30, 2012

At-Door Rates:
All 4 days: $75
Fri: $45
Sat: $45
Sun: $45
Mon: $45

Guests:
Animetal USA (Band)
Ei Aoki (Director)
Misako Aoki (Ambassador of Cute)
Morio Asaka (Director)
Steven Blum (Voice Actor)
Danny Choo (Writer / Blogger)
Kunihiko Hamada (Animation Director)
Ryo Horikawa (Voice Actor)
Yuki Kajiura (Composer)
Hikaru Kondo (Producer)
Rikiya Koyama (Voice Actor)
LiSA (Singer)
Cyril Lumboy (Fashion Designer, dolldelight)
Jamie Marchi (Voice Actress)
Joel McDonald (ADR Director / Voice Actor)
Nobuhiko Okamoto (Voice Actor)
Monica Rial (Voice Actress)
Tatsuo Sato (Screenwriter)
Ian Sinclair (Voice Actor / Director)
Takuya Tsunoki (Animation Producer)

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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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Last updated: 2015-03-10