Anime Expo revealed on Wednesday that it will require attendees to the Anime Expo 2022 event to level out proof of vaccination for the model new coronavirus sickness (COVID-19) or a unfavorable COVID-19 test taken 72 hours earlier to attending the event. Regardless of vaccination standing, masks will in all probability be required indoors (moreover in designated consuming areas) and can in all probability be non-obligatory out of doors. The organizers will current additional data as a result of the event approaches.

The event will return as an in-person convention on the Los Angeles Convention Center on July 1-4, 2022.

Priority registration for the event will run for January 10-23. Public registration will start on January 24.

The The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) hosted the Anime Expo Lite 2021 digital event quite than an in-person Anime Expo convention this 12 months. Anime Expo Lite 2021 was held on July 3-4 from 12:00 p.m. to eight:00 p.m. PDT (3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. EDT) each day. Tickets to the event value US$5, with all proceeds going to the Hate is a Virus commUNITY Action Fund.

Anime Expo Lite 2021 marked the thirtieth anniversary of the Anime Expo convention. The event featured streamed content material materials from corporations akin to Bushiroad, Bandai Namco Arts, Crunchyroll, Right Stuf Anime, Viz Media, Sekai Project, WayForward, and additional. The event moreover included panel discussions, enterprise bulletins, keep content material materials, “exclusive content from Japan,” Q&As, “community & educational segments,” and “community features.”

Update: Removed PCR specification for COVID-19 test. Thanks, Stampeed Valkyrie.

Source: Email correspondence