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Name:Anime Expo [visit site]
Date:July 3-6, 2008
Location:Los Angeles Convention Center
Los Angeles, CA
Attendance:43,000 people (estimated)
Pre-Reg. Rates:$50 to Mar 17; $55 to Jun 1; $60 to Jul 6
At-Door Rates:$65 for four days; $50 for two days; $25 for one day
Programming
and Events:
Video Programming:
Anime Screening(s)
Anime Film Screening(s)
AMV Contest
Panel Programming:
Guest Panels
Industry Panels
Fan Panels
Workshops
Costume Events:
Hall Cosplay
Non-competitive Cosplay Event
Masquerade / Cosplay Competition
Art Programming:
Art Show & Auction
Artists' Alley
Model Contest
  Music Programming:
Concert
Dance
Karaoke
Game Programming:
Video Gaming
Collectable Card Games
Tabletop Games
Other Events:
Autographs (free)
Dealers' Room
Charity Auction
Manga Library
Dinner
Game Shows
Guests:Yamila Abraham (Writer, Yaoi Press, LLC)
Masahiro Ando (Director)
Ayane (Singer)
Greg Ayres (Voice Actor)
Cameron Baity (Animator)
Mike Fasolo (Writer / Voice Actor / Creative Director)
Fullmoon 13 (Band)
GaGaalinG (Band)
David Hayter (Voice Actor / Writer)
Masamitsu Hidaka (Director)
Yoko Ishida (Singer)
Jyukai (Musicians)
Hiromi Kato (Animator, Madhouse)
Hideyuki Kikuchi (Writer)
Kuro (Musician)
LM.C (Band)
Chris Many (Composer)
Johnathan Meza (Host, AnimeTV)
Vic Mignogna (Voice Actor)
Jason C. Miller (Songwriter)
Jeanette Moffat (Puppet Fabricator / Costume Designer)
Shoko Nakagawa (Singer / Blogger, Shokotan Blog)
Tony Oliver (Voice Actor / Producer / Director)
le Perrugine
Riku (Vocalist)
Tom Root (Writer / Producer)
Kaeko Sakamoto (Producer, Bang Zoom! Entertainment)
Patrick Seitz (Voice Actor)
Toshihiko Seki (Voice Actor)
Kevin Shinick (Writer / Voice Actor / Creative Director)
Akemi Takada (Character Designer)
Saiko Takaki (Manga Artist)
Thee Out Mods (Band)
VelBet (Band)
Travis Willingham (Voice Actor)
35 guests listed
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News and 
Press Releases:
Mar 05, 2008 - Anime Expo 2008 and Intermixi Japan Tours announce Japan sweepstakes
Mar 07, 2008 - New hosts join AX Idol at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
Mar 12, 2008 - Anime Expo 2008 announces first Japanese guest of honor
Mar 14, 2008 - Anime Expo 2008 holds call for entries for Battle of the Bands
Mar 20, 2008 - Anime Expo 2008 announces first American guest of honor
Mar 26, 2008 - Shoko Nakagawa to appear at Anime Expo
Apr 07, 2008 - Anime Expo 2008 announces online ticketing for main events
Apr 10, 2008 - Anime Expo announces shuttle service to the Los Angeles Convention Center
Apr 15, 2008 - Anime Expo 2008 announces second main event concert guest of honor
May 09, 2008 - Anime Expo announces Masahiro Ando added to list of guests
May 20, 2008 - Anime Expo 2008 masquerade sign-ups available online
May 21, 2008 - Toshihiko Seki to attend Anime Expo 2008
May 22, 2008 - Yoko Ishida to return to Anime Expo
May 28, 2008 - Score Entertainment at Anime Expo 2008
May 29, 2008 - Madhouse animator Hiromi Kato added to Anime Expo guest list
Jun 11, 2008 - Anime Expo 2008 and Intermixi Tours to give away trip to Japan
Jun 11, 2008 - Anime Expo and Bang Zoom! Entertainment present Voice Acting 101 classes
Jun 17, 2008 - Anime Expo presents the 3rd Annual SPJA Industry Conference keynotes and panels
Jul 02, 2008 - Anime Expo 2008 launches AXBackstage
See Also:
Anime Expo 1992 - July 3-6, 1992
Anime Expo 1993 - July 2-4, 1993
Anime Expo 1994 - July 1-3, 1994
Anime Expo 1995 - June 30 - July 2, 1995
Anime Expo 1996 - June 28-30, 1996
Anime Expo 1997 - July 4-7, 1997
Anime Expo 1998 - July 3-5, 1998
Anime Expo 1999 - July 16-18, 1999
Anime Expo 2000 - June 30 - July 3, 2000
Anime Expo 2001 - July 5-8, 2001
Anime Expo 2002 - July 4-7, 2002
Anime Expo New York 2002 - August 31 - September 2, 2002
Anime Expo 2003 - July 3-6, 2003
Anime Expo Tokyo 2004 - January 16-18, 2004
Anime Expo 2004 - July 2-5, 2004
Anime Expo 2005 - July 1-4, 2005
Anime Expo 2006 - July 1-4, 2006
Anime Expo 2007 - June 29 - July 2, 2007
Anime Expo 2008 - July 3-6, 2008
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