Do you have a strong desire to learn everything there is to know about anime? Anime appears to be popular with fans of cartoons, video games, and live-action role-playing, and these are the events for you. Some of the most well-known international anime events that have survived the hiatus and are now welcome throngs of cosplayers are listed below: 

Anime Japan

When: March 26- 27, 2022

Where: Tokyo, Japan 

About: Anime Japan is Tokyo’s biggest anime convention up to date! There will be 42 live events spread across three stages over the two days, in addition to exhibits from all of the main animation studios. Voice performers from Kimetsu no Yaiba, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean, and Attack on Titan make appearances.

Where to stay: Sotetsu Grand Fresa Tokyo-Bay Ariake is the perfect resort for both your budget and location if you want to stay close to the event and get in line early!

Learn more about the event here

Anime Matsuri

When: July 29-31, 2022

Where: Houston, Texas 

About: There are cosplay, tabletop gaming sessions, celebrity appearances, and animation previews, as well as some creative events, at the convention for anime enthusiasts. Anime Matsuri visitors can also go to a car exhibition, participate in a cosplay chess game, and eat at a maid cafe. 

Where to stay: Wishing to stick to your budget and splurge on anime merch, instead? Club Quarters Hotel will be your ultimate accommodation! 

Book your tickets here

Anime Expo

When: July 1- 4, 2022

Where: Los Angeles, California 

About: Anime Expo is North America’s greatest celebration of Japanese pop culture! Every year, the Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) hosts AX, a major convention that takes place in the summer. 

This event has also been held in New York and Anaheim, although it is normally held in Los Angeles, and it will be held there again in 2022.

Where to stay: Hotel Aventura is situated at the heart of Koreatown, where you can have a side adventure after experiencing the best anime convention ever!

Register here 

Comic-con 

When: July 21- 24, 2022

Where: San Diego, California 

About: Comic-Con is a refreshing break from reality and a chance for comic book aficionados to bond over common interests. You’ll be able to meet your favorite celebrities and snap photos with well-known cosplayers! This is also the event where you can participate in panels and have your merchandise signed. San Diego Comic-con is definitely the best place to bring your geek out to a whole new level! 

Where to stay: If you’re looking for a location to stay that’s both affordable in comparison to LA prices and close to the event, the International Travelers House Adventure Hostel is the best option for you. 

Learn more about the event here