For 28 years, Anime Expo has celebrated Japanese pop culture and the arts of Japanese animation. The annual convention has grown to a capacity of 110,000 unique attendees per day, making it the largest Japanese pop culture gathering in North America. This massive destination event has seen tremendous growth since moving to the LACC in 2008. At the time, it took place in West Hall and attendance was at 43,000. Today it takes over all 720,000 square feet of exhibit space at the LACC with expanded content, entertainment, exhibitors, artists and more. Over the course of one preview night and four full event days, AX provides more than 900 hours of programming, including concerts, panels, signature events, cosplay and gaming for anime fans and industry alike. Register for a badge on Anime-Expo.org.