Tag Archives: Anime Expo

Anime Expo 2017 Thoughts and Impressions

Over the years of BentoByte’s existence we have attended quite a few cons. But nothing ever quite compares to that of attending Los Angeles’ own Anime Expo. Every year, thousands of like-minded cosplayers, anime aficionados, and industry folks descend on downtown LA. To be...


Anime Expo Cosplay Roundup Album #3

Shooting out another album of Anime Expo cosplay coverage!   Album 4 coming soon! Contact us through social media if you are a cosplayer and would like a high res copy of your picture. See you all next year!


Anime Expo Cosplay Roundup Album #2

We have been working rather hard to push and process all our photos from this year’s Anime Expo. Contact us through social media if you are a cosplayer and would like a high res copy of your picture. See you all next year!


A Quick Chat with Kay Pike at Anime Expo 2017

If you’re on some sort of social media platform, it’s fairly likely you have seen this fantastic body paint of Piccolo at some point: A post shared by 🎨The Bodypainter🎨 (@kaypikefashion) on Jun 5, 2017 at 4:18pm PDT That’s Kay Pike, a Canadian designer...


Anime Expo 2017 Cosplay Roundup Album #1

Over the 4th of July weekend, we had the privilege of covering the 2017 Los Angeles Anime Expo. While we were there we took a multitude of cosplay photos (it was hard not to as we had 4 photographers on site).  So without further...


Aniplex to Debut Fate/Grand Order in English at Anime Expo

Aniplex of America has announced that they will be hosting a Launch Celebration for the upcoming release of the English version of Fate/Grand Order at this year’s Anime Expo. The Launch Celebration event will be taking place on July 1st at 3:00 PM PST, be open...


Violet Evergarden to Premiere at Anime Expo

In an announcement made today by Anime Expo, the anime film Violet Evergarden will be making it’s world debut at the convention. On top of seeing the film, the convention is also offering a Q&A session with the director of the movie Taichi Ishidate (known for other...


Tokyo Ghoul Film to Premiere at Anime Expo

Tokyo Ghoul is getting a live action film. The film is set to premiere on July 29, but Anime Expo attendees will have the opportunity to see the world premiere on July 2. According to the page on the Anime Expo website, Tokyo Ghoul is restricted...


Dragon Ball Super Puzzle Game Announced

Yesterday, Toei Animation Inc. and SCRAP Entertainment, Inc. announced a Dragon Ball Super themed puzzle game that will be taking place at this year’s Anime Expo. The scavenger hunt will span across the entire Anime Expo event this year in Los Angeles, CA (July 1st...


Anime Expo 2017 Invites Fans to Vote for Guests

Anime Expo is a hell of a convention. Being the largest anime convention in the country, it’s hosts an array of amazing guests from artists to voice actors to directors and more. That being the case, I think it’s pretty incredible that Anime Expo...


Anime Expo 2016 Thoughts & Impressions

Anime Expo 2016 was the first Anime Expo I have been able to attend and I have to say upfront that it was not quite like anything I’ve experienced. I’ve been to plenty of conventions and thought I understood what I was getting into when...


The Day 4 Cosplayers of Anime Expo 2016

This has taken us quite some time. As far as conventions go, Anime Expo has certainly been the longest one of all. But it has been a fun one. Although we must say goodbye to Los Angeles, at the very least, we get to...


The Day 3 Cosplayers of Anime Expo 2016

Well, that certainly took a while to process all of the pictures from day 3 of Anime Expo! Now that they are ready, get a look at all the beautiful people (and cosplay) we met while running about. As always, if you would like...


Exploring the Academic Panels of Anime Expo 2016

There are a lot of things to do at Anime Expo, which takes places every year around the 4th of July. You can wander the hallways and admire some beautiful cosplay, shop for some cool and exclusive merchandise, or visit any number of panels...


The Video Games of Anime Expo 2016

Last year when I visited Anime Expo, I didn’t have the time to set down and play the video games on display because my focus was on attending panels. For Anime Expo 2016, I decided to correct that mistake, and so I set out to...