AnimeJapan 2018 Final Press Release

The 5th Anniversary of AnimeJapan 2018
ended in great success, hosting 152,331 visitors
(5% increase comparing to last year, the biggest number ever)!
Family Anime Festa 2018 broke last year's record as well!
AnimeJapan 2019, Family Anime Festa 2019 announced for next March!!


AnimeJapan Organization announced the total number of visitors for AnimeJapan 2018, held in
Tokyo Big Sight on March 22 (Thu) to March 25 (Sun).
Celebrating its 5th anniversary AnimeJapan 2018 hosted a record number of 152,331 visitors (5%
increase from last year). Family Anime Festa 2018 recorded a 22% increase since last year, with 14,304 visitors. We would like to sincerely thank all the visitors and everyone involved.

■ AnimeJapan 2018 Event Report
Total visitor count: 152,331 (5% increase from last year)
※ The total number includes the following:
・Business Visitors: 3,385
・Family Anime Festa 2018 Visitors: 14,304
・Press: 692 companies, 1,309 people (Domestic: 589 companies, 152 people, Overseas: 103 companies, 157 people)

Aiming ever higher, we will be holding AnimeJapan 2019 in Tokyo Big Sight on March 21 (Thu) to March 24 (Sun) 2019 with Family Anime Festa held on March 23 (Sat) to 24 (Sun) 2019.

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Thanks to everybody involved, the 5th anniversary of AnimeJapan, AnimeJapan 2018 safely reached its end.
The venue that expanded last year accommodated over 1000 exhibition units, the highest in AnimeJapan history. Many special 5th anniversary projects were held as well.

We welcomed more than 152,000 visitors over 4 days, finishing this year's edition in great success. We would like to sincerely thank all the visitors, exhibitors and everyone involved in the event. We would be very happy if AnimeJapan gave you a chance to meet new anime, or like your favorite titles even more than before.

Finally, in hope that everyone connected to anime will continue to enjoy it in the future we would like to officially announce that AnimeJapan 2019 will be held in Tokyo Big Sight from March 21 (Thu) to March 24 (Sun).

To thank everyone involved in AnimeJapan 2018 we promise to once again do our best to prepare a great event that brings you everything about anime.

AnimeJapan Organization

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AnimeJapan 2018 Event Report

Event Name : AnimeJapan 2018
Venue : Tokyo Big Sight (3-10-1 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo, 135-0063)
East Hall 1-8, East Exhibition Hall [Public Area]
Reception Hall, Conference Tower 1F [Business Area]
Main Area Dates : 10:00-17:00 Mar 24 [Sat] – 25 [Sun] 2018 ※Last Admission 16:30
Business Area Dates : 10:00-17:00 Mar 22 [Thu] – 23 [Fri] 2018 ※Last Admission 16:30
Special Sponsor : Sony × Fate/Grand Order
Sponsors : GODZILLA STORE × Toho Animation STORE / LIVE DAM STADIUM / SANKYO
CO., LTD. / d AnimeStore / FIELDS CORPORATION
Supporters : Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry / The Association of Japanese
Animations / The Association of MANGA Publishers
Organizer : AnimeJapan Organization
Program : Exhibition Booths (Displays/Sales) / Special Stages /
Business Area ※at Reception Hall, Conference Tower 1F / others
Business Visitors : 3,385 ※ _Including overseas guests)
Press : 692 companies, 1,309 people (Domestic: 589 companies, 152 people, Overseas:
103 companies, 157 people)
Tickets : Pre-Ticket: Junior High Students and above: ¥1,800 (tax included)
Door Ticket: Junior High Students and over: ¥2,200 (tax included)
※ Elementary School Students and under: Free
Official Website : http://www.anime-japan.jp/en/
Official Twitter : @animejapan_aj (hashtag:#animejapan)
Administrator : AnimeJapan Administration Office
[Sony Music Communications Inc.]
Sony × Fate/Grand Order is a Sony Corporation and Fate/Grand Order joint sponsorship.


AnimeJapan 2019 Event Outline

Event Name :AnimeJapan 2019
Venue :Tokyo Big Sight (3-10-1 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo, 135-0063)
East Hall 1-8, East Exhibition Hall [Public Area]
Reception Hall, Conference Tower 1F [Business Area]
Business Area Dates :Mar 21 [Thu] – 22 [Fri] 2019
Main Area Dates :Mar 22 [Sat] – 23 [Sun] 2019
Organizer :AnimeJapan Organization
Administrator :AnimeJapan Administration Office
[Sony Music Communications Inc.]
※ Details will be announced later.


Family Anime Festa 2018 Event Report

Event Name :Family Anime Festa
Venue :Tokyo Big Sight (3-10-1 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo, 135-0063) East Hall 7
Date :10:00-17:00 Mar 22 [Thu] – 23 [Fri] 2018 ※Last Admission 16:30
Special Sponsor :Sony × Fate/Grand Order
Sponsors :GODZILLA STORE × Toho Animation STORE / LIVE DAM STADIUM /
SANKYO CO., LTD. / d AnimeStore / FIELDS CORPORATION
Supporters :Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry / The Association of Japanese
Animations / The Association of MANGA Publishers
Organizer :AnimeJapan Organization
Program :Exhibition Booths (Displays/Sales)/Play Corners/Kids Workshops/Family Stage/
Character Greetings/Family Food Park
Visitors : 14,304
Tickets :Free ※ For elementary school children and their guardians
Official Website :http://www.family-animefesta.jp/en/
Administrator :AnimeJapan Administration Office
[Sony Music Communications Inc.]

Sony × Fate/Grand Order is a Sony Corporation and Fate/Grand Order joint sponsorship.※Sony ×


Family Anime Festa 2019 Event Outline

Event Name :Family Anime Festa
Venue :Tokyo Big Sight (3-10-1 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo, 135-0063) East Hall 7
Date :Mar 23 [Thu] – 24 [Fri] 2019
Organizer :AnimeJapan Organization
Administrator :AnimeJapan Administration Office
[Sony Music Communications Inc.]
※ Details will be announced later.

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