Anime Expo 2021 Physical Event Canceled, Anime Expo Lite Returns

2021 marks the Anime Expo event's 30th anniversary

Anime Expo 2021


Anime Expo announced today that with the continued uncertainties surrounding COVID-19, the physical Anime Expo event in Los Angeles scheduled to be held between July 2-5 will be canceled. Ray Chiang, the CEO of The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) announced the cancellation in a press release on the Anime Expo website.


Chiang went on to confirm that Anime Expo Lite, the online virtual convention held last year, will return for the July 4 weekend. 





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