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Meet Linda Ballantyne

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Linda Ballantyne is known for voicing the original dub of Sailor Moon, and has been a staple in many anime fans' memories. We asked Linda a few questions in preparation...

Pre-Reg closing and more!

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September approaches, and with it a few deadlines you definitely don't want to miss! Pre-reg: August 30, 11:59pm Photoshoots: August 31, 11:59pm Models: August 31, 11:59 Photographers: September 1, 11:59pm...

Guest Recap

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AWA Guest Recap In the last few weeks, we've announced a ton of new guests! In case you've missed any of them, you can check out their bios below! Lisle...

AkibaCup Qualifiers Held at AWA!

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America is looking for the best cosplayer and best singer to compete in the AkibaCup held in Akihabara Japan! The AkibaCup is an international competition for cosplayers and singers held...

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Adult memberships (ages 12+)

Full AWA membership: $65
2 Day membership: $50
Friday Only membership: $40
Saturday Only Membership: $45
Sunday Only Membership: $35

Child Memberships (ages 6-11)

Full AWA membership: $50
2 Day membership: $35
Friday Only membership: $25
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Sunday Only membership: $20

Thursday (9/24) Hours

  • Registration: 2pm – 11pm
  • SHFS: 5pm – 10pm
  • Events: TBA
  • Video Rooms: TBA
  • Video Gaming: TBA

Friday (9/25) Hours

  • Registration: 9am – 11pm
  • Artist Alley: 12pm – 8pm
  • Dealer’s Room: 12pm – 7pm
  • Events: 24 hours
  • Video Gaming: 10am – 2am
  • Video Art Track: 24 hours
  • Analog Gaming: 10am – 2am

Saturday (9/26) Hours

  • Registration: 9am – 11pm
  • Artist Alley: 10am – 8pm
  • Dealer’s Room: 10am – 7pm
  • Events: 24 hours
  • Video Gaming: 10am – 2am
  • Video Art Track: 24 hours
  • Analog Gaming: 10am – 2am

Sunday (9/27) Hours

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  • Artist Alley: 10am – 4pm
  • Dealer’s Room: 10am – 5pm
  • Events: TBA
  • Video Gaming: 10am – 5pm
  • Video Art Track: ends at 5pm
  • Analog Gaming: 10am – 5pm


Artist Alley

Choose from thousands of original and handmade works!


Choose from a variety of table top games and tournaments!

Cosplay Events

Check out cool cosplays or show off your own!

Dealer’s Room

Licensed and official art from your favorite anime, manga and more!

Fan Panels and Events

Share your passion and knowledge with the attendees of AWA

Imperial Maid Cafe

Snacks and games with the cute maids of AWA.

Manga Library

Kick back and relax with the latest titles and the largest collection of manga at AWA!

Special Events

Formal ball, Saturday Night Dance, Fashion Events, and other extraordinary features of AWA.


Strut your stuff as a model, designer, or make-up artist at the AWA Fashion Show. This is the place to see the latest J-Fashions!

Video Gaming

Compete with your friends on the latest consoles and play the newest games!

The Video Art Track

Video editors unite! The Video Art Track is where you can find the best of the best of video art.

Video Rooms

We have everything from premiers to classic anime. Want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the con? Check us out here!

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