The official Instagram account for Anime Expo confirmed on Saturday that the convention’s Twitter account was “compromised” earlier throughout the day. The Twitter account posted a profile picture and numerous posts promoting NFTs (non-fungible tokens).

A Google web cache of the Twitter account shows that the distinctive put up remained on the account for as a minimum 5 hours. The account for the time being has no profile picture, and the complete Twitter posts regarding NFTs and plenty of posts tagging completely different Twitter prospects are literally no longer accessible.

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

The convention would 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 doubtless be required indoors (moreover in designated consuming areas) and can doubtless be non-obligatory outdoors.

The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) hosted the Anime Expo Lite 2021 digital event as an alternative of an in-person Anime Expo convention remaining yr.

Sources: Anime Expo‘s Twitter account and Instagram account