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...
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...
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!
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!
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...
Ticket Rates are going up December 1st!!

Ticket Rates are going up December 1st!!

December is just around the corner and that means that Ticket Rates are going up! Head on over to https://animelosangeles.org/registration/attendee-registration/ & purchase your Animé Los Angeles 17 tickets at the current rate before the final rate increase goes...
ALA WALL PHOTO SUBMISSIONS OPEN NOW!

ALA WALL PHOTO SUBMISSIONS OPEN NOW!

It’s time to send in your ALA photos to decorate the walls of Anime Los Angeles 17! 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...
Animé Los Angeles COVID-19 vaccination and mask requirements

Animé Los Angeles COVID-19 vaccination and mask requirements

Per Los Angeles County Public Health requirements, all attendees (including vendors; artists; guests; staff; and other types) must provide proof of vaccination, or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours prior to entry.   Additionally, masks must be worn...
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...
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