Hotel Block Information Has Been Updated!

Hotel Block Information Has Been Updated!

Our list of hotels within the Animé Los Angeles 20 hotel block has been updated with this year’s pricing and parking information! Feel free to head over to our Official Hotels page to see the latest information and review our FAQ on the hotel block!   At...
Animé Los Angeles 20 Early Bird Registration is now LIVE!

Animé Los Angeles 20 Early Bird Registration is now LIVE!

📖 Animé Los Angeles 20 Early Bird Registration is now LIVE! ⚜   Our registration for #AnimeLA20 is now live! You can purchase a full weekend (4-day) badge today for $70! Head to our registration page by clicking here, and purchase your badge...
Animé LA 19 Begins with Opening Ceremonies!

Animé LA 19 Begins with Opening Ceremonies!

OPENING CEREMONIES DAY 1, THURSDAY JANUARY 4th at 5:30pm  MAIN EVENTS  Come kick off Animé Los Angeles with your Toastmaster Ezra Weisz! Get a chance to see some of  your favorite Guests of Honor all in one place and soak in the sounds of our featured performers. You...
Guide is now live

Guide is now live

🕹 Time to bust out your Guidebook, gamers! 🎮 The #AnimeLA19 Program Guide is now live via Guidebook! Use the link below or scan the QR code, and view the convention schedule! Get the guidebook online here: http://bit.ly/ALA19Guidebook Be sure to register for Animé LA...
It’s your time to SHINE!

It’s your time to SHINE!

🕹 It’s your time to SHINE! 🎮   Signs-ups for the Children’s Cosplay Contest at #AnimeLA19 are now open! We love to see young fans join us and showcase their favorite characters on our stage! Everyone here is a winner!~   You can read more about the...
Get ready to Sashay on the Runway!!!

Get ready to Sashay on the Runway!!!

🕹 Get ready to Sashay on the Runway!!! 🎮   Join the Cosplay Catwalk Halftime Show at Animé LA and show off your favorite cosplay outfits! You can sign up for the Catwalk, and read more about the Fashion Show, by clicking here:...
CHECKMATE! Cosplay Chess sign ups are live!

CHECKMATE! Cosplay Chess sign ups are live!

🕹 CHECK MATE! 🎮   One of Animé LA’s Premiere interactive events is back! Cosplay Chess sign ups are now open! Applications will be accepted through December 22nd! Head to https://animelosangeles.org/project/cosplay-chess/ for more details! Be sure to...
FIND THE (not so hidden) HIDDEN SIGNS!

FIND THE (not so hidden) HIDDEN SIGNS!

Several Animé Los Angeles ads have been spotted in SoCal! If you find one, safely snap a photo and post it to Twitter/X or Instagram (or both for increased odds!) for a chance to win a free badge* to Animé LA 19!   All you have to do to enter: – Post a photo of...
Cyber Monday sale

Cyber Monday sale

🕹 BONUS DISCOUNT 2! ENGAGE! 🎮 Missed out on Black Friday? Well here’s another discount deal for you! Register for the full event for $80! That’s only $20 a day! The sale runs all day long on Monday, November 27th! Discount will be applied during checkout...
Black Friday sale

Black Friday sale

🕹 DISCOUNT BONUS ACTIVATED! 🎮 Our Black Friday sale has come back around this year! Register for the full event for $79! That’s less than $20 a day! The sale will be running all day long on Friday, November 24th! Head to https://animelosangeles.org/ to learn...
ALA 18 Mobile App

ALA 18 Mobile App

Plan your days accordingly with the ALA Mobile App! Download the guidebook app to your mobile device and stay up to date all weekend during #AnimeLA18! Head to https://guidebook.com/g/ala2023 and download it today!
bmw_the_shinobi

bmw_the_shinobi

A third-year student at Hebijo Clandestine Girls’ Academy. As a child, Miyabi witnessed her mother’s horrific death at the hands of a yōma, a demonic creature from beyond the veil of sanity. Under her father’s tutelage, she devoted her life to...
Hiroshi Nagahama – update

Hiroshi Nagahama – update

Unfortunately Hiroshi Nagahama will not be able to join us next month. Please see his letter and video message here: Hiroshi Nagahama – Guest of...
Make sure your cosplay lineup is on point!

Make sure your cosplay lineup is on point!

🌊 Make sure your cosplay lineup is on point! 🌴 Looking to share your cosplay lineups? Then use our official ALA 18 layouts and tell your friends what your cosplay plans are!~ Don’t forget to share it with #AnimeLA18 so we can see your awesome cosplay plans! Grab...
Share your schedule with your friends & followers

Share your schedule with your friends & followers

🌊 Share your schedule with your friends & followers! 🌴 Hosting a panel? Participating in a gathering or meetup? Feel free to use our open frame to share your #AnimeLA18 plans with everyone! Download the template here: https://bit.ly/ALA18ScheduleTemplate...
Anime + Music = A lively evening!

Anime + Music = A lively evening!

Calling all AMV Creators! We are taking AMV submissions! The deadline to submit your entry to this year’s contest is Dec 3, at 11:59pm PST! Head to https://animelosangeles.org/project/amv-contest/ for rules & details
The Twilight Gala Awaits!

The Twilight Gala Awaits!

The Animé Los Angeles Formal Dance returns as “The Twilight Gala” Join us on Day 1, Jan 5th, at the Seaside Ballroom for a night of elegance and grace with your favorite tunes and costumes! The gala runs from 7:00PM – 11:00PM You can head to...
Share your Cosplay & Make new friends!

Share your Cosplay & Make new friends!

Cosplay Gathering Submissions are officially live! You can submit your gathering here: https://forms.gle/MTQbpUbTZhfomriP6 Accepted gatherings will be listed here: https://tinyurl.com/ALA18Gatherings
Arcane Maid Cafe

Arcane Maid Cafe

Welcome to Arcane Maid Cafe! Our Maid Cafe is inspired by the moe-moe cute maid cafes from Akiba Japan, and we’re here to celebrate Animé Los Angeles with you at the entertainment lounge with a free and fun stage show! Come visit our show at 10:00 PM on Friday,...
Candy Bomber

Candy Bomber

Southern California based Anisong and J-Rock cover band: Candy Bomber will rock your socks off with their eccentric humor and high energy performance! Get your Wota-gei moves ready and show us your final form!
DJ Maid Nagi

DJ Maid Nagi

Maid Nagi is an American music producer and DJ from Los Angeles, CA. Outside of the music world, Maid Nagi is Twitch Partner, an avid cosplayer, and the Head Maid of Arcane Maid Cafe, an Akihabara-inspired maid cafe based in Los Angeles.
DJ Neko

DJ Neko

DJ NeKo is a House/Trance Music DJ based in Los Angeles. Life with music start at age of 4 when start learning classical piano. Singing was the best hobby since Junior High School. Favorite singers were Namie Amuro and BoA. DJ career began 3 years ago when I was...
NABI

NABI

Hello! My name is NABI and I create song covers on YouTube. I mostly sing covers in English, Japanese, & Korean, but I like to change things up once in a while. Feel free to subscribe and follow my music journey! ♡
Cosmic Idols

Cosmic Idols

Cosmic Idols is cosplay group that loves to meme and dance! Our dances are generally Love Live Muse and Aquors-based. However, we are slowly adding other fandoms to our page ranging from Ensemble Stars, Project Sekai, Vocaloid, and more! Originated and based in...
Phoebe Chan

Phoebe Chan

Get ready to sing, dance, and smile with 2.5D fairytale idol, Phoebe! Phoebe (also known by her screen name “Feebeechanchibi”) is a California-based singer, voice actress, and VTuber dedicated to making people smile and enchanting them on stage with her...
TaikoMotion

TaikoMotion

TaiKomotion is an open taiko group based in Orange County. Taiko is the art of Japanese drumming. Kumi daiko, the type of taiko most common in North America, combines aspects of dance and music to make an invigorating experience! As an open group, anyone who wishes to...
DEMPOP

DEMPOP

Join local idols DEMPOP for a celebration of idol culture with a variety of cover performances of idol stages from underground Japanese idols to anime idols! Bring your glowsticks to participate wotagei (japanese idol cheering moves + phrases to engage in during idol...
Origami Flagship

Origami Flagship

Origami Flagship is an anime cover band who likes to play some of your favorite openings and endings! They’ll be featuring Songs from Demon Slayer, Tokyo Ghoul, and many more! If you love anime and music, come enjoy the show!
Double Shot Chuhai

Double Shot Chuhai

We are Double Shot Chuhai, a SoCal-based anisong/J-Rock band! Our aim is to bring the sounds of new and nostalgic J-Rock and anime songs to you in a live setting. Get ready to rock out to tunes from anime such as Naruto, Bleach, FLCL, Hitman Reborn, Beck, and...
EV133

EV133

“EV133 formed in February of 2020 with our inaugural performance of “”Fuyu no Hanashi”” from “”Given””. Since then, the multi-instrumentalist band has recorded and performed numerous covers from anime and artists...
SOYSOX

SOYSOX

“SOYSOX is the first all female pop group from The Corps Dance Crew. Led by Tiffany Rae Mallari (Broadway’s “”Wicked””, Cirque du Soleil), along with Kayla Mallari and Trini Diaz. SOYSOX brings a new dynamic to The Corps with...
Maguma

Maguma

It’s time for some Jackbox gaming, Anime Con style! Play some classic Jackbox games like Quiplash, talking points, and more with some Anime Flair!
Takeriya Samurai Mikarin & Hagi

Takeriya Samurai Mikarin & Hagi

Mikarin has been cosplaying and singing in costumes since when she fell in love with anime in 2004. Even before she started cosplaying, she was a musician, so when she picked up cosplay, naturally, she wanted to connect her love of singing to her love of performing in...
S4X

S4X

Saxophone quartet that plays Anime and Video game music. We specialize in covering selections that have appeared in various Japanese and American pop culture.
Crepe Queens

Crepe Queens

Crepe Queens emphasizes on the electronic and pop sounds of modern Japanese music to make their own unique sound. Using inspirations from artists such as RADWIMPS, Sekai no Owari, ONE OK ROCK, Yorushika, and Porter Robinson, Crepe Queens aim to create and perform...
Edelweiss

Edelweiss

“We are Edelweiss, a SoCal based idol group. Our name is inspired by the flowers that bloom in high up and cold Alps, even in the harshest of times. The songs we perform range from idol groups to Jpop, and sometimes a wild card to keep you awake. The place where...
Hamu Cotton

Hamu Cotton

I will be doing dance covers as well as original choreography to anime and J-pop songs. Come see me perform in cosplay at the Entertainment Lounge!
Isekai Stage

Isekai Stage

Isekai Stage: That Time I got Reincarnated As An Anime Cover Band. Join a group of friends who combined their musical talents together to express their deep passion for contemporary Japanese music. Come see us perform renditions of your favorite anime and video game...
SystemLIVE

SystemLIVE

Join SystemLIVE for their next live performance! Featuring songs from Idolm@ster, vocaloid, and more, get your penlights ready as Ren, Aika, and Akira take the stage to make you sing and smile!
8-Bit Jazz Heroes

8-Bit Jazz Heroes

“8-Bit Jazz Heroes is a band that performs jazz arrangements of video game music. We are a four-piece group with guitar, bass, drums and vocals and have been performing around Los Angeles for a number of years, including past performances at ALA, Anime Expo,...
Midnight Agenda

Midnight Agenda

We are the Midknight Agenda here to bring your desires to life. We are a group of performers and our goal is to bring more drag shows to conventions. Also leave every con better than we arrived.
Maid Academy Cafe

Maid Academy Cafe

Maid Academy is a Maid Cafe that is all about bringing a community, of all ages, together. We serve, we dance, we perform! Bringing you performers/cosplayers of all shapes and sizes!
Zeta Flare

Zeta Flare

Happy Sunny Morning! I am Zeta Flare, a pianist and composer from San Diego whose works are deeply inspired by 2D idols from anime and games. Come join me as I perform piano covers of as well as some of my original music inspired by 2D (i.e. Love Live and iDOLM@STER)...
ALA x AniFest Box Truck

ALA x AniFest Box Truck

The Animé Los Angeles x AniFest box truck makes another appearance at ALA 18! This time packing more turbo diesel power, and bigger and bad upgrades, the AniFest box truck will be open for people to climb in to have fun and take pictures! AniFest is an annual Anime...
ALA photo submissions now open!

ALA photo submissions now open!

It’s time to send in your ALA photos to decorate the walls of Anime Los Angeles 18! Let’s transform the walls of Long Beach with your awesome photos. Remember, we like to see photos of con events and activities, as well as cosplay! Submit your photos to:...
Artist Alley Booth sales open Sunday Sept 11th at 10 AM

Artist Alley Booth sales open Sunday Sept 11th at 10 AM

Artist Alley Booth sales will be going live on Sunday, Sept 11th, at 10 AM PST! We will be posting the **direct link** for Booth Purchases to our social media, similar to our hotel block release. Please turn on notifications if possible for when the link drops! For...
Panels/Workshops submissions now open!

Panels/Workshops submissions now open!

Interested in hosting a panel or workshop for Animé Los Angeles 18? Our submissions forms are open now. Check out our Live Programming page for more information and links to the forms!
Registration Rate Increase

Registration Rate Increase

REMINDER   Full weekend registration rates will be going up on August 1st, so get your badges before they do! Head to https://animelosangeles.org/regist…/attendee-registration/ for details and more!
Sponsorship Opportunities Available Now

Sponsorship Opportunities Available Now

Are you interested in being a sponsor at Animé Los Angeles? Looking to promote your brand during our event? Visit our sponsorship page, https://animelosangeles.org/sponsorships/ for details & contact information!
ALA Mobile App is now live!

ALA Mobile App is now live!

Plan out your weekend within the palm of your hand! Download the ALA Mobile App via Guidebook and get up to date details for the convention!
Guest Update

Guest Update

Regrettably the following guests will not be able to join us for Animé Los Angeles 17. We look forward to the possibility of having them join us in the future. Dorah Fine Tony Oliver Adventures in Voice Acting Corps Dance Crew Imperial Knights...
Cosplay Catwalk

Cosplay Catwalk

Applications for the Cosplay Catwalk are now live! Join @BLACKROS3band for the Cosplay Catwalk at the #AnimeLA17 Fashion Show! click the form link for details and apply today!
On site COVID testing available with modMD

On site COVID testing available with modMD

Animé Los Angeles has partnered with @modmdla to provide on site COVID testing at the Long Beach Convention Center from January 6-9th, starting at 8am. With the rapidly-spreading Omicron variant, we encourage all attendees, both vaccinated and unvaccinated, to take a...
Shuttle service information – Routes and Schedules

Shuttle service information – Routes and Schedules

Shuttle service information – Routes and Schedules The (free) Long Beach Transit Passport shuttle will be up and running for Animé Los Angeles 17! Please see the link below for routes and schedules. Please note the City is working on confirming Thursday service for...
Do you wanna be a star?

Do you wanna be a star?

Is your place in the lime light? Do you wanna show the world what you’re made of? Then, maybe you have what it takes to be ALA’s Next Top Star!!! We’re looking for all types of talent! Dancing, singing, comedy, voice acting – anything! Winner will be...
Cosplay Chess applications are now live

Cosplay Chess applications are now live

Step onto the stage of glory in the ultimate cosplay crossover event, Cosplay Chess! Sign ups are now live through Jan 1st~ head to https://animelosangeles.org/project/cosplay-chess/ for more details. If you haven’t yet, purchase your tickets today!...
Animé Los Angeles COVID-19 vaccination and mask requirements:

Animé Los Angeles COVID-19 vaccination and mask requirements:

Animé Los Angeles is a volunteer run event. Recently our volunteer staff have received threats, aggressive emails, and attempted doxing by a number of individuals. While it will always be our goal to provide a safe and enjoyable event for all our attendees, we have...
LATEST ANIMÉ LOS ANGELES NEWS

LATEST ANIMÉ LOS ANGELES NEWS

Be the first to know what’s happening at Animé Los Angeles! We regularly post announcements and other breaking stories on our news feed. Click to find more!
ANIMÉ LOS ANGELES 17 ANNOUNCES DATE AND LOCATION CHANGE

ANIMÉ LOS ANGELES 17 ANNOUNCES DATE AND LOCATION CHANGE

We are thrilled to announce that Animé Los Angeles 17 will now be held January 6 – 9, 2022 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California!! Tickets for Animé Los Angeles 17 will remain on sale through November 30th, 2020 and will reopen again in early...
ANIMÉ LOS ANGELES 17 NOVEMBER UPDATE

ANIMÉ LOS ANGELES 17 NOVEMBER UPDATE

Is Animé Los Angeles 17 going to happen? Yes. While we had hoped to hold Animé Los Angeles 17 as originally planned in January of 2021, it is obvious that will not be doable due to the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic. Please see the announcement below for information...
ANIMÉ LOS ANGELES 17 COVID-19 POLICY

ANIMÉ LOS ANGELES 17 COVID-19 POLICY

Is Animé Los Angeles 17 going to happen? Yes. Animé Los Angeles 17 is currently scheduled for January 7-10, 2021. In the event this date is changed, we will update everyone as soon as possible. We are carefully monitoring each day’s new developments in relation to the...
Welcome to Animé Los Angeles 18!

Welcome to Animé Los Angeles 18!

We are thrilled to announce that Animé Los Angeles 18 will be held January 5 – 8, 2023 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California!! Official Hotel block information coming later in the summer. Be sure to follow our social media pages as well as our...
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