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Anime Los Angeles
Status Active
Venue Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center
Location Long Beach, California
Country United States
First held 2005
Attendance 12,961 total in 2020

Anime Los Angeles (stylized as Animé Los Angeles) is an annual four-day anime convention held during January at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center in Long Beach, California.

Programming

The convention typically offers an AMV contest, artists' alley, con suite, cosplay chess, dealers room, and a gaming room.

History

The convention moved from the Los Angeles Airport Marriott to the Ontario Convention Center in 2016. This move was made to accommodate the conventions growth. Anime Los Angeles 2021 was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2022, the convention will move to the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center.

Event history

Dates Location Atten. Guests
January 28-30, 2005 Airtel Plaza Hotel
Van Nuys, California
616 Caroline "Carmen" Curtis, Jerry Koudelik, and Tadao Tomomatsu.
January 27-29, 2006 Airtel Plaza Hotel
Van Nuys, California
1,346 Phuong-Mai Blasich (PMBQ), Hiroaki Inoue, Karisu-sama, Richard Man, and Tadao Tomomatsu.
January 26-28, 2007 Airtel Plaza Hotel
Van Nuys, California
1,875 Svetlana Chmakova, J Dee DuPuy, and Tadao Tomomatsu.
January 4-6, 2008 Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel & Convention Center
Burbank, California
2,509 Darrel Guilbeau, Vic Mignogna, Tadao Tomomatsu, and Bryan Wong.
January 2-4, 2009 Los Angeles Airport Marriott
Burbank, California
2,851 Zac Bertschy, Johnny Yong Bosch, Darrel Guilbeau, Kevin Lillard, Scott Ramsoomair, Tadao Tomomatsu, and Cristina Valenzuela.
January 8-10, 2010 Los Angeles Airport Marriott
Burbank, California
3,207 Bekka the Alice, Jessica Gaona, Kyle Hebert, The Spoony Bards, and Tadao Tomomatsu.
January 29-30, 2011 Los Angeles Airport Marriott
Burbank, California
3,598 Gina Biggs, Taliesin Jaffe, Helen McCarthy, Jason Charles Miller, Patrick Seitz, and Tadao Tomomatsu.
January 6-8, 2012 Los Angeles Airport Marriott
Burbank, California
4,211 Jon Allen, Mark Allen, Jr., Chris Cason, Julie Rei Goldstein, Kyle Hebert, Lauren Landa, Danielle McRae, Dave Merrill, Craig Miller, Panda Cubed, Derek Stephen Prince, Stan Sakai, Jessica Straus, Kaiji Tang, Jonathan Tarbox, Tadao Tomomatsu, and Stephen Weese.
January 4-6, 2013 Los Angeles Airport Marriott
Burbank, California
5,001 Zac Bertschy, Johnny Yong Bosch, Edward Bosco, Kira Buckland, Eunyoung Choi, Meri Davis, Lucien Dodge, Tim Eldred, Richard Epcar, M. Alice LeGrow, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, Danielle McRae, Panda Cubed, Laura Post, David Keith Riddick, Matt Schley, Patrick Seitz, Justin Sevakis, Kaiji Tang, Tadao Tomomatsu, Kimlinh Tran, Stephen Weese, Ezra Weisz, Sarah Anne Williams, and Masaaki Yuasa.
January 10-12, 2014 Los Angeles Airport Marriott
Burbank, California
4,583 Edward Bosco, Kira Buckland, Lucien Dodge, Erin Fitzgerald, Kyle Hebert, Natalie Hoover, Rai Kamishiro, Lolita Dark, Danielle McRae, Neil Nadelman, Panda Cubed, Parlé Productions, Laura Post, David Keith Riddick, Patrick Seitz, Christopher Smith, Aimee Major Steinberger, Kaiji Tang, Jonathan Tarbox, Tadao Tomomatsu, Kimlinh Tran, Ezra Weisz, Lisle Wilkerson, and Sarah Anne Williams.
January 9-11, 2015 Los Angeles Airport Marriott
Burbank, California
4,702 Edward Bosco, Kira Buckland, Christine Marie Cabanos, Jacob Grady, Natalie Hoover, Carl Gustav Horn, Taliesin Jaffe, Carrie Keranen, Erik Scott Kimerer, Danielle McRae, Erica Mendez, Matthew Mercer, Marianne Miller, Panda Cubed, Laura Post, Kaiji Tang, Jonathan Tarbox, Tadao Tomomatsu, David Vincent, Ezra Weisz, and Sarah Anne Williams.
January 29-31, 2016 Ontario Convention Center
Ontario, California
8,098 Edward Bosco, Chocolate Covered Cosplay, Les E. Claypool III, Lucien Dodge, Victor Frost, Caitlin Glass, Todd Haberkorn, Kyle Hebert, Erica Lindbeck, Lionel Lum, Danielle McRae, Erica Mendez, Cassandra Lee Morris, Panda Cubed, David Keith Riddick, Stephanie Sheh, Tadao Tomomatsu, Ezra Weisz, Lisle Wilkerson, and Sarah Anne Williams.
January 27-29, 2017 Ontario Convention Center
Ontario, California
8,954 Brian Beacock, Pierre Bernard Jr., Edward Bosco, Jeff Burns, Chocolate Covered Cosplay, Mary Claypool, Les E. Claypool III, Richard Epcar, Victor Frost, Darrel Guilbeau, Hiroaki Inoue, Lauren Landa, Mela Lee, Erica Lindbeck, Jason Charles Miller, Sean O'Mara, Cindy Robinson, Tara Sands, Christopher Smith, Ellyn Stern, Cristina Valenzuela, Stephen Weese, Ezra Weisz, and Jason Wishnov.
January 25-28, 2018 Ontario Convention Center
Ontario, California
11,360 Pierre Bernard Jr., Beau Billingslea, Steve Blum, Zach Callison, Chocolate Covered Cosplay, Mary Claypool, Les E. Claypool III, Fon Davis, Dustbunny, Melissa Fahn, Victor Frost, Bonnie Gordon, Jacob Grady, Marc Handler, Grant Imahara, Xander Jeanneret, Karisu-sama, Wendee Lee, Lolita Dark, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, Danielle McRae, Midnight Shinigami, Jeff Nimoy, Derek Stephen Prince, Raj Ramayya, Lia Sargent, Paul St. Peter, Skip Stellrecht, Ezra Weisz, and Stephanie Yanez.
January 10-13, 2019 Ontario Convention Center
Ontario, California
11,760 Pierre Bernard Jr., Morgan Berry, Justin Briner, Leo Camacho, Clifford Chapin, Chocolate Covered Cosplay, Mary Claypool, Les E. Claypool III, Colleen Clinkenbeard, Fon Davis, Dorothy Fahn, Melissa Fahn, Bryan Forrest, Victor Frost, Todd Haberkorn, Roland Kelts, David Matranga, Kyle McCarley, Kristen McGuire, Joe Ochman, Skip Stellrecht, Chris Tergliafera, Eric Vale, Christopher Wehkamp, and Ezra Weisz.
January 9-12, 2020 Ontario Convention Center
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Ontario Airport
Ontario, California
12,961 Steve Bennett, Pierre Bernard Jr., Mary Claypool, Les E. Claypool III, Zack Davisson, FEMM, Dorah Fine, Lauren Landa, Jason Charles Miller, Hiroshi Nagahama, Tony Oliver, Evil Ted Smith, Skip Stellrecht, Chris Tergliafera, Ezra Weisz, and Robert Woodhead.
January 6-9, 2022 Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center
Long Beach, California

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