Registered ticketholders are invited to visit a dozen retailers and restaurants in
L.A.’s Little Tokyo to collect specially designed anime inspired premiums;
Catch the Anime Expo Lite livestream convention July 3rd & 4th!!
Santa Ana, CA, June 22, 2022 – Anime Expo Lite 2021 registered ticketholders are invited to
visit the historic Little Tokyo district in Los Angeles, CA to take advantage of a special promotion
being offered by a dozen preeminent retailers and restaurants.
Running Friday, June 25 thru Sunday, July 11, 2021, Anime
Expo Lite registered attendees may visit each of the Little
Tokyo establishments listed below to receive a custom
designed Anime Expo coaster. Six different full color
coasters are available. The completed collection of coasters
may be assembled like a puzzle to form an anime-inspired
image created by the team of pop art designers at
Collateral Design Studios commemorating Anime Expo‘s
partnership this year with Hate Is A Virus. (**Note – some
vendors may require a purchase). Visitors simply show
their Anime Expo Lite registration with purchase to receive each coaster.
Tickets to access this year’s Anime Expo Lite programming are $5 each, with all proceeds
benefiting the Hate Is A Virus commUNITY Action Fund. After the stream concludes on July 4th
ticketholders can re-watch the content, as well as access additional programming, on a VOD
basis from July 5th-16th, 2021.
Retailer / Restaurant Name Address
Anime Jungle: ($30 purchase) 319 East 2nd St Unit 103, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Bunka do: 340 East 1st St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Café Dulce: 134 Japanese Village Plaza Mall, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Chinchikurin: 350 East 1st St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Kinokuniya Bookstore: 123 Ellison S. Onizuka St #205, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Kouraku Restaurant: 314 East 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Mr. Ramen: 341 1/2 East 1st St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Midori Matcha: 123 Ellison S. Onizuka St #101-C, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Orochon Ramen: 123 Ellison S. Onizuka St #303, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Pop Killer / Pop Little Tokyo: 349 East 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Takoyaki Tanota: 350 East 1st St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Tsurumaru Udon: (main menu only) 333 South Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Anime Expo Lite 2021 marks the 30th Anniversary of the long-running annual convention.
Anime Expo is the biggest North American fan celebration for Japanese pop culture including
anime, TV & film, fashion, video games, manga, dance, live concerts, collectibles, and exclusive
convention merchandise, presented as an unforgettable experience for fans of all ages.
• Dates – July 3-4, 2021 / 12pm – 8pm (PST)
• Ticket Registration: https://www.tixr.com/groups/animeexpolite/events/anime–
• Registration $5 (+ processing fees) – all proceeds to benefit the Hate Is a Virus
commUNITY Action Fund
To receive Anime Expo Lite new & programming updates, please sign-up at:
SPJA is a non-profit organization dedicated to popularizing and educating the American public
about Japanese entertainment and pop culture, as well as provide a forum to facilitate
communication between professionals and fans. For more information, please visit
About Anime Expo
Anime Expo (AX) brings together fans and industry from Japan, the US, and all over the world for
the largest celebration of Japanese pop culture in North America. Taking place every year since
1992, Anime Expo celebrates the best in Japanese entertainment and pop culture. For more
information, visit www.anime-expo.org.
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