4th Annual Anime Pasadena

November 17, 2022

15,000 anime fans and cosplayers to attend Anime Pasadena at the Pasadena Convention Center and Civic Auditorium

Pasadena, California (November 16, 2022) – The Pasadena Convention Center and Civic Auditorium welcomes the 4th 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 Pokémon, Death Note, Attack on Titan, Jujitsu 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. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 19th and 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 20th. 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, all detailed in this map and within walking distance to the iconic venue.

About Pasadena Center Operating Company

The Pasadena Center Operating Company is a non-profit 501(c)(4) dedicated to promoting Pasadena as a meeting and travel destination to maximize economic impact through the development of meetings, conventions, entertainment events and tourism by providing professionally managed facilities and first-class service. The Pasadena Center Operating Company operates the Pasadena Convention Center, Civic Auditorium, Convention & Visitors Bureau, and Ice Skating Center. For more information, visit www.pasadenacenter.com.