Happy Valentine’s Day

From now until February 21 you can purchase two memberships for the price of one (you must purchase two)! For just $66 you and your loved one will both be able to join Anime USA for our three-day celebration of Japanese culture and anime.

Don’t miss out on this amazing deal for a weekend of wintry, anime fun.

Join Anime USA as a Couple

New Year, New Discount

Happy New Year!

We are returning next year to the Marriott Wardman Park, for the first time ever in December!
Anime USA 2017: The Christmas Special will take place December 8-10, 2017.

From now until January 21 you can receive 45% off our regular priced membership by using code Wint1617. This brings the price down from $66 to $36.30!

Don’t miss out on this amazing deal for a weekend of wintery, anime fun.

Guess who’s here!

Stu LevyAnime USA would like to introduce the Founder of TOKYOPOP, Stu Levy!

Stu Levy is an international entrepreneur, producer, director and writer across mediums including graphic novels, film, television and new media. Founder of the pioneering media company TOKYOPOP, Stu is known for establishing the manga market in North America.

Anime USA 2016 Attendee Checklist

All set for Anime USA? Here’s a short checklist and announcements to keep on hand for the convention:

  1. We now have Guidebook! Make sure to download the app and search for Anime USA 2016 to keep up with events and schedule changes.
  2. For everyone not local to the Washington, DC area and are using the metro, the Safetrack metro now closes at 12:00am midnight! Make sure to plan accordingly!
  3. Please make sure you’ve gone over the Autograph Policy and the Weapons Policy for the convention.
  4. We only have a limited number of printed programs available this year. If you would like an extra one, they will be available at registration for $5.
  5. But our printed Pocket Guides will be plentiful so feel free to grab one when needed!

If you have any questions, come on by the Information Booth and we’ll get you going in the right direction!

Have fun everyone!

Anime USA Marketplace

Trying to find that special something for a special someone?
Want a souvenir to remember this year’s convention?
Need that one DVD to complete your collection or that final manga volume?

Well do we have a place for you! Come by the Anime USA Marketplace, where we will have anime, manga, DVDs, figurines, and all sorts of awesome things for  sale! Check out our Dealer’s Page for a list of this year’s marketplace vendors.


Anime USA 2016 Programming Schedule

Anime USA snapshot for the 2016 Programming ScheduleIt’s that time of year again! Thank you so much for your patience while we work hard behind-the-scenes to put on the best show yet! This year’s programming schedule features autograph sessions with your favorite guests, cosplay masquerade, dances, educational workshops, and more!


Convention Hours

Thursday, October 2oth
7:00pm – 11:00pm

Friday, October 21st
10:00am – 2:30am

Saturday, October 22
9:00am – 2:30am

Sunday, October 23
10:00am – 4:00pm

Registration Hours

Thursday, October 2oth
6:00pm – 10:00pm

Friday, October 21st
9:00am – 10:00pm

Saturday, October 22
9:00am – 8:00pm

Sunday, October 23
9:00am – 3:00pm

View the Anime USA 2016 Programming Schedule

2016 Panel Descriptions

Anime USA would like to announce this year’s Formal Ball Theme: East Meets West

Each year, we host a themed formal ball at Anime USA! For 2016, Anime USA is excited to announce our theme: East Meets West.. an intriguing blend between the Meiji era and steampunk fashion! Wear your finest kimonos or most intricate steampunk outfit, but don’t forget your dancing shoes as you’ll cha-cha, waltz, and swing your way through the night!

Check out more information about our formal ball here.

Anime USA is excited to announce this year’s Charity Auction partner: DC Arts & Humanities Education Collaborative

DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative LogoAnime USA is excited to partner with the DC Arts & Humanities Education Collaborative, an organization dedicated to providing access to arts and humanities education and cultural experiences for  DC school children with this year’s charity auction. The Collaborative shares Anime USA’s strong belief that the arts can have a tremendous positive impact on people’s–and particularly children’s–lives. We look forward to raising money so they can continue their valuable work! Please come visit our charity auction Sunday at 1 pm in Panel 1 to contribute towards their efforts and take home some unique souvenirs of Anime USA 2016.