Anisong Performers From Japan

Röli Angels will be coming from Japan to perform at the Maid Cafe stage! Röli Angels is a duet consisting of Lemon and Shake, and bring you the authentic Japanese Idol Anisong performances straight from Nagoya!

AniFest x AniParty

Come join in on the celebration of Anisong music! AniFest will have a grand Anisong DJ event in collaboration with the popular East Coast Anisong collective AniParty! DJ Appare (@happydaikon) is coming from New Jersey and will be joining in all day, giving the crowd WOTAGEI ENERGY. 

Free Calipico® at AniFest 2019!

Don’t forget to ask for a deliciously satisfying CALPICO® Soda when you pick up your badge at AniFest 2019! The earliest attendees at registration will get a free 16.9 FL OZ drink while supplies last!

Grand Taiko Showcase

AniFest will be hosting collegiate Taiko groups throughout California, along with our honored guests Taiko group from Yuujou Daiko! Experience the raw energy of taiko and get involved by participating in the interactive portions of the performance!

Idol Performance Concert

AniFest will be hosting a free Idol performance concert with idol groups from all around the United States! See your favorite idol dancers from Arcane Idols, Hikari 光 Idols, Cosmic Idols, Manatsu 真夏 project, and more!

AniFest 2020 Information

Saturday April 25th, 2020

Show hours: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Location: 3330 Civic Center Dr, Torrance, CA 90503

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AniFest Anime Convention 2020

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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guests of anifest 2019. 2020 guests will be announced shortly!

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

AniFest has been covered by TV News Agencies, Online Press Teams, and Radio Stations.

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!

Special thanks to:
@aj_outloud
@darkmindfilms
@mrcoolhwhip
@crownbitsmedia
Ventus keymaster

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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