AniFest Anime Convention 2019
AniFest is a yearly anime convention and festival dedicated in celebrating the arts and culture of Japanese animation. Cosplayers, vendors, partners, sponsors, performers, and event producers all come together in one day to bring you the best that an anime convention has to offer, but without the high price!
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Special Guests of AniFest 2019
Anisong Dance Festival Event
AniFest 2019 will be hosting a grand Anisong concert event along with Arcane Maid Cafe at the Ken Miller stage from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM, featuring Anisong DJ, Wotagei performances, and Anisong singers and dancers. Many sponsored items from Lumica will be given out as a tribute to the Anisong culture in the U.S.A. If you are interested in performing, please fill out a performers application.
AniFest Cosplay Showcase
Want to showcase your cosplay at the Torino outdoor stage? We will be hosting a grand cosplay showcase for you to show off your craft in front of the crowd! The top three selected will be given gift cards graciously provided by Arda Wigs.
Itasha Anime Car Showcase
Take a photo with Southern California’s hottest Itasha Anime Cars, proudly organized by Itasha Alliance. Itasha is the application of anime and manga inspired artwork onto modified cars. Some are highly modified for track and street use, others can be used as regular daily drivers. Come as see the latest Itasha creations right at AniFest 2019!
Pine Wind Japanese Garden Experience
Experience a beautiful and tranquil Japanese Garden, closed off to the public and available for only AniFest 2019 attendees! Bring your best kimonos, yukatas, and cosplay, and take the chance of creating gorgeous content right at the heart of AniFest!
Join Arcane Maid Cafe in their Maid Cafe event alongside the Anisong Concert at the Ken Miller hall! Arcane Cafe is a premier maid cafe experience, accurate to the ones found in Akihabara, Tokyo, and features non-stop entertainment of stage performances, table-top games, and more! Visit their Facebook and Instagram for the latest information.
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AniFest in the Media
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AniFest Videos from Community Fans
Cosplayers and content producers all come together for a day of creative work! AniFest showcases a wide variety of photo areas, including a Japanese garden, photo backdrop room, and workshops for aspiring photograhers.
Talented videographers, photographers, media and film makers attended AniFest to showcase their editing skills!
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“Great event, very true to what anime culture is about. Great work guys! Was NOT a mistake bringing my family here for the fun. Will be here next year for sure.”- Rich Noboru
“Anifest was so PURE it was what anime events should be like. I can’t wait til it comes around again, make sure to let me know when the next date is confirmed. Thanks guys!”- Koga Egashi