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Anime Expo Runs July 5-8 in 2018 After Record Attendance This Year

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
115,726 unique attendees reported in 2017, including new Pre-Show Night

The official Twitter account of the Anime Expo convention revealed on Monday that next year's event will run from July 5 to July 8, 2018 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

In addition, the staff revealed that this year's convention attracted 107,658 unique attendees on the event's regular days, a 7% increase over last year's number of 100,420. Combined with the 8,068 unique attendees on this year's new Pre-Show Night, the unique attendees for the whole convention numbered 115,726, a 15% increase from last year. This year's numbers set a new attendance record for the convention. The convention marked the turnstile attendance at 357,178 (including the Pre-Show Night), up 17% from last year.

This year's Anime Expo took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 1 to July 4. For the first time, the convention included a preview night a day before on June 30.

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