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Japanese comics are no laughing matter. Manga and anime have grown in global popularity and have captivated a legion of seriously devoted worldwide fans.

Manga & Anime Expos

Anime Expo 2013

ANIME Expo 2013, North America’s largest anime and manga convention, will be held July 4 – 7, 2013 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Expo events include Masquerade, Anime Music Video Contest, Concerts, Battle of the Bands, and the AX Fashion Show. Running 24 hours a day, the convention offers all night video programming, tabletop gaming rooms, late-night dances, and open-mic Karaoke in the late evening/early morning hours. Attendees cosplay and many gatherings for fans of different anime and manga series will be held during the convention. Danny Choo (Culture Japan Director/Presenter) will emcee the event.

Guests of Honor include:
»Voice Actor Eric Vale (Dragonball Z, One Piece, Fruits Basket, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)
»Voice Actor Kyle Hebert (Wreck-It Ralph/Street Fighter, Naruto, Bleach, Dragonball Z, Fullmetal Alchemist)
»Voice Actor Christopher Sabat (Fruits Basket, Full Metal Alchemist, One Piece, Lupin III)
»Actor/Voice Actor Johnny Yong Bosch (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Trigun, Akira, Eureka)
»Scriptwriter Mari Okada (Black Butler, Toradora!, True Tears, Canaan, anohana, Lupin III, AKB0048).

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