• Pasadena Convention Center
  • 300 E. Green St.
  • Pasadena, CA 91101
  • Saturday, May 26, 2018
  • 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Anime Pasadena 2018

    Anime Con is a family-friendly convention taking place at the Pasadena Convention Center on May 26, 2018 for the first time. Come dressed in your favorite character from a movie, comic book, or video game as you enjoy over 120 vendors, cosplay contests, nerd karaoke, live music, photo meet ups, anime & cosplay panels, and giveaways.


    Early Bird General Admission purchased online | $14.00 when purchased online before August 26, 2018. Children 12 and under free with adult admission (2 per adult ticket).

    General Admission purchased online | $17.00 when purchased online prior to event day. Children 12 and under free with adult admission (2 per adult ticket).

    General Admission when purchased at the door| $20.00 day of event.  Children 12 and under free with adult admission (2 per adult ticket).

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    Celebrity Guest List

    Jason Paige | Original Pokemon Theme Singer

    Neil Kaplan | Voice of Madara Uchiha from Naruto, Shigekuni Genryusai Yamamoto from Bleach, Hawkmon from Digimon, Aurelion Sol from League Of Legends and Optimus Prime from Transformers: Robots In Disguise

    Robbie Daymond | Voice of Prompto from Final Fantasy XV, Tuxedo Mask from Sailor Moon, Mumen Rider from One Punch Man

    Ray Chase | Voice of Noctis Lucis Caelum from Final Fantasy XV, Piccolo from Dragon Ball Super, Puri Puri Prisoner from One Punch Man

    Christine Marie Cabanos | Voice of Mako from Kill La Kill, Sailor Saturn from the Sailor Moon series, Madoka from Puella Magi Madoka Magica

    Gregg Berger | Voice of Grimlock, Skyfire and Long Haul on the original Transformers cartoon and movie, Spirit and Firefly on G.I. Joe, the Gromble on Aaahh!!! Real Monsters and the voice of Odie from Garfield for over 35 years!

    Amanda Celine Miller | Voice of Boruto, Naruto’s son in Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, Jupiter Moon in the Sailor Moon

    Prop and Weapons Policy

    No functional props or real weapons are allowed at Anime Pasadena. All Cosplay / costume props and weapons need to go through weapons check located at the front entrance. They will be inspected and tagged as CHECKED. Blasters, Lightsabers and common place props are allowed. Please use common sense. If the props are at all dangerous to the public, you will not be allowed to bring it inside the center.


    Parking at the Pasadena Convention Center is $13 per day for up to 16 hours or $18 per day for in and out privileges. The subterranean parking structure is shared with the Sheraton Pasadena. The entrance is located on Euclid Avenue between Green Street and Cordova Street. Additionally, parking is available in several private structures around the convention center, these are operated by Paseo Colorado. More info…

    Driving Directions

    The Pasadena Convention Center is located in downtown Pasadena, off of the 210 freeway as well as the 110 freeway. For detailed direction click here or visit Google Maps.

    Metro Gold Line

    The Metro Gold Line is a light rail train system that runs from Downtown Los Angeles to Pasadena. There are two train station within walking distance, (1) Del Mar Station is three blocks away, it is about ten minutes to walk to to the Convention Center and there is a small hill. (2) Memorial Park Station is four blocks away, it takes about eight minutes to walk to the Convention Center and there are no hills on this route. Cost is $1.75 per person each way, students k-12 pay $1 each way. More…

  • Venue Information

  • Pasadena Convention Center
  • T: 626-793-2122
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  • Event Information

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