For the second year in a row, LA Comic Con will feature a dedicated esports, gaming, and anime arena. The fan event, which takes place December 2-4, will expand into the LA Convention Center’s West Hall for appearances from gaming talent, along with anime exhibitions, esports competitions and PC Freeplay areas, and more.

Subnation, a gaming and web3 lifestyle company, will partner with LA Comic Con to create this experience.

“We’re so excited to partner with Subnation in welcoming back gaming, esports and anime fans for LA Comic Con 2022,” said Chris DeMoulin, CEO of Comikaze Entertainment, LA Comic Con’s parent company. “Gaming, eSports and Anime IP are essential contributors to pop culture, and deserve to be celebrated by the fans of their many favorite characters and worlds.  Our new partnership with Subnation allows us to bring even greater experiences to the gaming and anime community, two communities that have flourished in our increasingly digital, on-demand global entertainment culture.”

The 147,000-square-foot West Hall expansion will feature three main zones: the Main Stage, the PC Freeplay area, and the Stream Studio. The Main Stage will feature a rotating set of programming and guests. The PC Freeplay area will allow fans to play some of the biggest PC games, from classics to new releases. Finally, the Stream Studio will give both established and aspiring creators a space to be themselves and stream to the world live from the event. 

While visiting the West Hall during LA Comic Con, expect to see esports competitions, music showcases, panel presentations, cosplay competitions, live game demos, and more.

“Subnation is made up of passionate fans who truly appreciate what the LA Comic Con offers. The gathering is extremely important to the fan community and we are incredibly proud to be a part of an event that brings so many passionate people together under one roof.” said Justin Burnham, SVP of Gaming at Subnation. ”We’re confident that our gaming, esports and anime experience will deliver for these fans, and meet the high-bar for quality that the LA Comic Con team sets year after year.”

The West Hall gaming, esports, and anime expansion is included in all LA Comic Con ticket purchases. You can grab single-day tickets as well as 3-day passes for the entire event at

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