Anime enthusiasts mark your calendars because El Paso’s Convention Center is set to transform into an Anime haven as El Paso Comic Con and El Paso Live proudly present the Anime El Paso Festival.

This year’s festival will take place at the El Paso Convention Center from 10 am to 7 pm on Saturday, June 22, and from 10 am to 5 pm on Sunday, June 23.

This much-anticipated event is set to be a vibrant celebration of the Anime and Manga genres, bringing together fans of all ages for a community-driven pop culture experience.

The festival promises an action-packed agenda filled with thrilling activities, including celebrity guest appearances, panels, and workshops hosted by industry professionals.

Fans will have the unique opportunity to get autographs and snap photos with their favorite creators and celebrities.

This year’s lineup of special guests is truly stellar, featuring notable names like Beau Billingslea from "Cowboy Bebop," Corina Boettger from "Long Live," and Melissa Fahn from "Invader Zim," among others. For a complete list of guests, visit

Attendees can immerse themselves in a variety of engaging events, including an Anime Trivia contest, Q&A panels with featured guests, an Escape Room Experience, a Spicy Ramen eating contest, a Maid Café, and a costume contest offering trophies and cash prizes.

Children aged 3 – 12 can attend with a $ 5-day pass, while those 2 and under enter free with a paid adult. Military discounts are available, with weekend passes at $40, Saturday passes at $25, and Sunday passes at $20.

Click here for more details on tickets and the festival.

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