Anime Pasadena ’23 took place on November 4 – 5, 2023 at the Pasadena Convention Center in downtown Pasadena, CA. The event is one of the more popular and one of the most hyped up otaku events in Southern California. Pre-registration admission prices are as low as $35 for the two day weekender. English dub voice actors are a huge draw for this event. Families carrying wagons of Funko Pops and anime merchandise for voice actors to sign and people would like up for two to three hours to have a chance to meet up with their favorite’s.
This year’s Anime Pasadena brought in One Piece fans – a majority of the main cast for the One Piece dub was attending Anime Pasadena as guests. The fandom showed up to the rose city in full force. SoCal’s most popular anime event still delivered after five years of existence. Read on to find out more about this local favorite.
Note: Dame Scarlet Aznable was judging the Kids Cosplay Contest and participating in the Cosplay Myths and Diversity in Media panel.
The Report: Fearless (Misato’s Version)
Convention Tea: Anime Pasadena ’23