Check out more than 75 costumes from Anime Expo 2015!
Running July 2nd through 5th in Downtown Los Angeles, Anime Expo 2015 marks the 24th year for the popular fan celebration. Crowds this year appeared to be bigger than ever and, in the gallery viewer below, you can check out our first cosplay gallery from the event, featuring 75 different costumes worn by dedicated fans. Be sure to check back soon, too, as we’ll have more from Anime Expo 2015 on the way.
You can check out all our past cosplay galleries from conventions like D23, WonderCon, MomoCon, Long Beach Comic-Con and Comic-Con International by clicking here. Tell us which ones you think are the best in the comments below. Also, be sure to let us know if there’s a convention you’d like to see us cover in the future, too!
Anime Expo 2015 is described on the event’s official site as follows:
Anime Expo is an annual convention dedicated to Japanese culture and currently held at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Traditionally Anime Expo (AX) is held on July 4th weekend as a 4-day event. Anime Expo is growing in scale dramatically, and is currently the largest anime and manga convention in North America.
Popular events include; the Masquerade, Anime Music Video Contest, Concerts, and the Fashion Show. Anime Expo also offers late-night programming such as dance, video screenings, tabletop and electronic gaming, and open-mic karaoke. Many of the attendees cosplay while attending the convention, and join in the many gatherings for fans of different anime, manga, gaming and other genres.
Renowned for its ability to bring famous guests to America for panels and concerts, Anime Expo has been the site of many U.S. premiers of shows, movies, and bands including; AKB48, Hatsune Miku, Morning Masume, Porno Graffitti, Yoko Kanno, SKIN and many more.