The staff of Anime Expo has announced that it has discontinued its Premier Fan Badge system.

The Premier Fan Badge granted the following benefits to customers at Anime Expo 2022: 4-day access badge mailing with exclusive lanyard, fan swag bag, designated hotel booking block, exclusive ticketing pre-sale purchase period and advanced reservation for select events, priority entry access to convention center and early access to exhibit hall, fan lounge access, and discount on official Anime Expo merchandise. The badge had cost US$549.

Registration for Anime Expo 2023 begins on January 24, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. EST. The most expensive badge for 4-day access to the convention will cost US$145. Badges will also be available per day as well as for children.

Anime Expo will return to Los Angeles, California on July 1-4, 2023.

Source: ANN