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Anime Expo Introduces Pre-Show Night for 2017

Anime Expo announced today that it will launch a new Pre-Show Night for the 2017 event. Pre-Show Night will feature programming and events from 6PM – 2AM on Friday, June 30, 2017.

During the new Pre-Show Night, attendees will be able to start enjoying Anime Expo activities earlier than ever before.

Content and areas that will be available to fans on Pre-Show Night to include: panels, the entire Entertainment Hall, a concert at Microsoft Theater (TBA), Karaoke, Manga Lounge, AMV Theatre, AXDance, Lounge 21, Maid Café, Butler Café, Night Café, Screenings, and Tabletop Gaming.


Access to Pre-Show Night will require a separate ticket, priced as:

  • $10 Pre-Registration with 50% Discount Code
  • $20 Onsite
  • Included with all Premier Fan badges

Link to Purchase:

Additional details regarding Pre-Show Night programming and other AX news to be announced every day next weekstarting Monday, November 21, 2016 leading up to the Black Friday Sale, where 4-day passes will be discounted from $65 to $55 from 11/25 at 12:01 AM to 11/28 at 11:59 PM.

4-day badges will increase to $75 on November 29 at 12:01 AM or after the discounted Black Friday passes have sold out.

Anime Expo will run from July 1 through July 4, 2017 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, with Pre-Show Night on June 30, 2017. To purchase passes for Anime Expo, please visit