The Pasadena Convention Center and Civic Auditorium welcomes the fourth annual Anime Pasadena, where fans and cast members of the biggest anime, manga and Japanese pop culture fandoms will reunite November 19-20, 2022 for a weekend packed with events, panels, performances, screenings, photoshoots and exclusive artwork and merch. 15,000 fans are expected to gather at Anime Pasadena to meet the iconic voice actors of Pokemon, Death Note, Attack on Titan, Jujutsu Kaisen, Dragon Ball Super, One Piece, Bleach, Demon Slayer, Naruto, My Hero Academia, Digimon, and more.
“Anime Pasadena is a phenomenal event, bringing major anime celebrities together with their dedicated fans of all ages, races and backgrounds,” said Michael Ross, CEO of the Pasadena Center Operating Company. “We are very happy to see a weekend filled with excited attendees dressed in their intricate cosplay costumes in Pasadena. This time, we’ve expanded their footprint to take up more space to accommodate the weekend’s festivities. We are profoundly honored to create a home for the passionate anime and cosplay audience to meet, gather, and connect with each other.”
The event will run from 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. PST on November 19, 2022 and 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. PST on November 20, 2022. This year’s Anime Pasadena will feature 400 vendors in the artists hall and marketplace, 45 celebrity guests participating in photo ops, signings, and panels, live stage performances, a Super Smash Bros. gaming tournament, cosplay contests, karaoke, fashion show, scavenger hunt, an afterparty and meet ups. For more information, visit www.animepasadena.com.
On-site parking is available at Pasadena Convention Center and overflow parking is available at Paseo, Del Mar Station, and Los Robles Garage.