Anime Expo 2024: All Major Events, Activities & Registration Details

Anime Expo 2024

Anime Expo, also known as AX, is one of the most popular American anime events that has been appreciating Japanese pop culture since 1992. As Anime Expo 2024 approaches its opening ceremony, fans around the world become more excited to join the event.

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Furthermore, they are quite eager to know everything about Anime Expo 2024, including the venue, interactive events, activities, and registration process. So, what are you waiting for? Let’s get straight to this informative post and get all your answers. 

When Will Anime Expo 2024 Be Held? 

Anime Expo 2024: Venue
Source: Anime Expo Website

Just like last year, Anime Expo 2024 will be organized at the Los Angeles Convention Center in California (USA). It will be a four-day event, starting from July 4 to July 7, 2024. The main goal of the event is to bring fans and the anime industry together to celebrate Japanese culture, such as anime, manga, and video games.

During the event, they appreciated a bunch of artists from Japanese animation for bringing some of the best anime works. Furthermore, they also provide a wide range of opportunities for talents to showcase their Japanese entertainment-related skills to fans around the world at artist alleys.

As a result, Anime Expo 2024 is gaining immense popularity with each passing year and is currently considered the largest anime convention in North America. 

Anime Expo 2024: Registration Details 

Registration Process
Source: Anime Expo Website

In order to attend Anime Expo 2024, you need to purchase a badge, which you can buy through their official website

Here are the pricing details for badges: 

  • General Badge to Attend the 4-Day Event: If you are 14 years old or older and want to attend all four days of Anime Expo 2024, then you need to buy a general badge worth $150.
  • General Badge to Attend a 1-Day Event: If you are 14 years old or older and want to attend a particular day of the special event, then you need to buy a general badge with prices ranging from $70 to $85. Here are the various pricing options based on the day you choose: Thursday ($75), Friday ($80), Saturday ($85), and Sunday ($70).
  • For Children Ages 6–13: If you belong to the age group between 6 and 13, you need to buy a badge worth $40. However, you have to accompany a guardian who has a general badge in order to attend all events, including interactive events.
  • For Children Ages 5 and Below: If you are 5 years old or below, you don’t need to buy any badges. You just need to pick up a child wristband at the Registration Assistance counters, which is completely free.
  • Military Badge: If you are an active-duty military personnel, veteran, reservist, or national guard member, you can also attend the event by purchasing an exclusive military badge worth $125.

NOTE: All the above badges allow access to attend unticketed events such as exhibit halls, convention halls, entertainment halls, artist alleys, panels, and workshops. However, you cannot attend ticketed events such as concerts, masquerades, maid cafes, or Butler cafes without purchasing separate tickets. 

All Major Events and Activities

Major Event and Activities
Source: Anime Expo Website

There are numerous events and activities being organized at Anime Expo 2024 that no anime fan would want to miss. Whether you enjoy cosplay, AMVs, game shows, fashion, or concerts, this event is an all-in-one stop for you. 

Major Events at Anime Expo 2024:

  • Opening and Closing Ceremonies
  • Anime Music Video (AMV) Competition
  • Anime Screening
  • Japanese Guest Panels
  • AX Dance
  • Concerts
  • Charity Auction
  • Fashion Show
  • Cosplay Senpai
  • Late Comedy Showdown
  • Industry Autograph
  • Cosplay Contest
  • Industry Panel
  • Fan Panel

Major Activities to Enjoy at Anime Expo 2024:

  • Tabletop Gaming
  • Gaming
  • Photo Sets
  • Karaoke
  • Game Shows
  • Community Stage
  • Beer Garden
  • Lounge 21
  • Manga Lounge
  • Quiet Lounge 

Ticketed Events for Anime Expo 2024:

  • Neon District
  • Summer Fest
  • Masquerade and World Cosplay Summit USA Finals
  • Maid Cafe
  • Butler Cafe
  • SMT 30th Live: Band of Shadows 

That’s it for today’s post! We hope you find this post informative and useful. Stay in the loop with the latest anime news and insights on your favorite Anime News Network – your ultimate source for all things anime.

Source: Anime Expo Website

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