Due to multiple requests from our staff and featured performers, we will be featuring Thursday night programming for those of you who will be with us that night. Activities include a hotel walk-through to help you navigate the space and a meet-and-greet with the lovely maids of My Cup Of Tea Maid Cafe. We’ll announce more Thursday activities soon, so stayed tuned for updates!
Hi there fellow cosplay enthusiasts! We’re pleased to announce our Cosplay Masquerade and Hall Cosplay contests.
If you’re interested in showing off your performance and craftsmanship skills in one exciting and entertaining show, check out our Cosplay Masquerade.
If you’re interested in a quiet, scheduled judging session where you’ll speak directly to craftsmanship judges and tell them about the details of their work, check out the Hall Cosplay.
If you’re interested in showing off you fabulous cosplay without competing in a contest, check out the Cosplay Fashion Show!
We’re scouting for talented DJs to come spin at Anime USA 2014. If you love music and have an amazing set to share, audition today! Our friend, Ladie Eve, is coordinating the process. Click here for more information and an audition form.
Today, we had a great day with the maids of My Cup of Tea Maid Café at the Otakon Matsuri! Come meet us at Otakon Dealers Room booth BB05 this weekend.
We’ll have brand new 2014 merchandise: t-shirts, tall glasses, shot glasses, and more.
If you have yet to purchase your Anime USA membership, now’s the best time! Your membership will grant you access to this year’s Anime USA convention, featuring guests: Michele Knotz, J. Michael Tatum, Johnny Yong Bosch, Lauren Landa, and more! We’re offering these special rates this weekend only!
Special Membership Rates:
We’re pleased to welcome Zack Davisson, a scholar of Japanese folklore and ghosts. This will be Zack’s first appearance at Anime USA.
In addition to being a scholar, Zack Davisson is a manga translator and a writer. He is the author of Yurei: The Japanese Ghost and The Ghost of Oyuki from Chin Music Press and a contributing writer to Weird Tales and Wayward from Image Comics. As a manga translator, he translates Shigeru Mizuki’s manga for Drawn and Quarterly, including the Eisner-nominated Showa: A History of Japan, and for Dark Horse Comics he translates Satoshi Kon and Mamoru Oshii’s manga. Learn more about Zack by visiting Who To See.
We have partnered with Parking Panda, the nationwide leader in online parking reservations to provide guaranteed parking options at garages and lots within easy walking distance to Washington Marriott Wardman Park for Anime USA.
Traffic is expected to be high and many locations will fill up prior to the event, so it is strongly suggested that you purchase parking for Anime USA in advance if driving. Once purchased, you will instantly be emailed a digital parking pass that can be printed or displayed from a mobile phone and guarantees access to your selected location.
***Exclusive Partner Offer! For first time users enter Promo Code: ANIMEUSA25 at checkout to receive an additional 25% off your reservation***
You can view real-time pricing and availability for parking below:
You can also view a map of parking locations around Washington Marriott Wardman Park Center below:
We hope you’re enjoying the beautiful summer weather! We’re extending our current membership rates until midnight on July 7th. If you’ve been waiting to register, now’s the time to do it! This year’s guests include voice actors, Johnny Yong Bosch, Lauren Landa, J. Michael Tatum, and Michele Knotz. Edge-rock band, Eyeshine, will be headlining, and more guests will be announced soon!
Current Rates (extended ’til July 7th):
Panel submissions are open! Have something to share with your fellow fans? Then this is the perfect chance to be a part of the convention and have an unforgettable experience!
The dealers room is now full! Thank you all who applied. If you’d like to be added to the waitlist, please message the dealer coordinator.
Summer’s approaching and so is Anime Mid-Atlantic! We’re heading out to his fun, Chesapeake-area show this weekend.
On top of that, we’ve got a registration sale starting tomorrow until next Monday. A regular membership is only $45 and silver and sponsor level memberships are also on sale. Now’s the perfect time to join us!
If you can’t make it to Anime Mid-Atlantic this weekend, you can register online.