It looks like Anime Expo 2022 is eager to get people to attend. Why else would they announce the full lineup of what’s awaiting you when you buy your $140 ticket?

A Fully Armed and Operational Anime Expo 2022!

Anime Expo 2022 logo.
Guess they haven’t forgotten that we haven’t forgotten about all of the virtual Anime Expos, and desperately want to make up for them.

Anime Expo 2022 (you can register here) has just announced the full lineup for what’s waiting for you in the LA Convention Center starting on July 1, 2022 and ending on July 4, 2022. You can check out their full schedule on their official website. If you only want the highlights though, then don’t worry. Anime Expo 2022 has a sampling of the biggest events, premieres, panels, and more for us today. Check it out below:


"Mob Psycho 100 season 3" key art.
Anything by ONE is sure to be good.

My Hero Academia OVAs North American Premiere

  • Exclusive North American screening of two new OVAs, presented by Crunchyroll


  • Exclusive screening with Production I.G. co-directors Kenji Kamiyama and Shinji Aramaki

Mob Psycho 100 III Kickoff

  • World-premiere of the brand-new OP theme song, plus what to expect in the upcoming season

Dr. STONE Special Episode – RYUSUI World Premiere

  • Exclusive screening presented by Crunchyroll and TMS Entertainment

Made in Abyss Season 2 Premiere

  • Exclusive screening presented by HIDIVE

Crunchyroll Presents: New Simulcast Premieres

  • Exclusive screenings of new seasonal anime coming this summer


"Demon Slayer: Entertainment District Arc" key art.
This will never get old, especially not with Tanjiro’s original Japanese voice actor attending in person.

Bleach Celebration Panel

  • Prepare for the Thousand-Year Blood War arc with new announcements, special messages from Japan, exclusive content reveals, and more; Michelle Ruff (Rukia) and surprise guests will also appear in-person

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Third Anniversary Celebration

  • Aniplex celebrates the anime’s third anniversary with appearances from Natsuki Hanae (Tanjiro Kamado) and Producer Yuma Takahashi

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Anniversary Panel

  • Celebrate 35 years of JJBA with Golden Wind actors Phillip Reich (Giorno), Ray Chase (Bucciarati), and Lizzie Freeman (Trish), plus Stone Ocean actors: Kira Buckland (Jolene) and Yong Yea (Pucci)

Industry Panels

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There’s a reason why Spy x Family is so popular.

SPY x FAMILY English Dub Cast

  • Crunchyroll presents the first official SPY x FAMILY panel, featuring Q&As with Alex Organ (Loid Forger), Megan Shipman (Anya Forger), and Natalie Van Sistine (Yor Forger), plus a special message from the Japanese cast and more


  • Get a behind-the-scenes look at what it’s like to work on both the hit series and movie, direct from the staff themselves

Chainsaw Man by MAPPA and Crunchyroll

  • Producers from the upcoming anime adaptation are set to appear

The NOVO Events

"One Piece Film Red presents Steve Aoki Live" panel key art.
The greatest musician you’ve probably never heard of until today.

One Piece Film Red Presents Steve Aoki Live

  • Presented in partnership with Toei Animation, Steve Aoki will perform live to promote the upcoming release of “One Piece Film Red.” Fans can also be among the first to purchase “DIM MAK x ONE PIECE” merchandise in the main Exhibit Hall.

Neon District, Headlined by Slushii

  • Get ready for some electrifying anime beats and pulsing lights in an unforgettable night filled with dancing and some of the best EDM talent around, including headliner Slushii, Danger, No Mana and Tokyo Machine!

Anime Expo Homecoming: City Pop

  • Travel back to the 80’s with Japanese City Pop hits at this inaugural dance headlined by special guest Mari Iijima! Featured DJs for the event are TUNE IN TOKYO’s ShowaPOP and Dave Tada. All ages are welcome, and cosplay is encouraged.

Source: Anime Expo