AX (Anime Expo) held in the Los Angeles convention center has broken records yet again. This past July saw the 24th annual AX organized by The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) get ever closer to rivaling San Diego Comic-Cons number with over 90,500 attendees. This represents a 10,500 increase over the previous year and AX reports this to be over a 12% growth compared to the previous year. Turnstile attendance exceeded 260,700 which is an increase of over 40,700 compared to 2014. Turnstile attendance counts the number of times someone enters the convention even if it's the same person going in and out.
Anime Expo is a spectacle and highly regarded convention in the Southern California region and known for drawing industry leaders in the anime and video game world. Attendees are also well known for putting on display some of the most creative and intricate cosplay seen at any convention. We attended this year and sat in on several panels, including the world premiere for the kickstarter anime project Litlle Witch Academia 2.
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