Entrances and Hours

Entrances and Hours

🌊 We’d like all attendees to be aware of the venue’s entrances for the event! 🌴 For Thursday, entrances will be open at the times listed below: – North Promenade (Registration): 9:00 AM – Center Promenade: 9:00 AM – South Promenade...
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!
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
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!
Exhibit spaces available now

Exhibit spaces available now

Interesting in being an exhibitor (dealer) at Animé Los Angeles 18? Please contact us at ‘exhibithall@animelosangeles.org’ for more information.
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...
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