Anime Expo is an annual convention that is held at the Los Angeles Convention Center usually in the July 4th weekend. It's a 4 day event. For this year, AX 2013 is scheduled for July 4 to July 7.
Source: Anime-expo.org/What is AX
Anime Expo proudly announces Porno Graffitti as a Guests of Honor! The legendary rock band, known for hits like “Melissa” from Fullmetal Alchemist and “Hitori no Yoru” from GTO will be performing live at Club Nokia on Saturday, July 6th! Originally from Innoshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Akihito Okano (vocal and guitars) and Haruichi Shindō (guitars and vocals) formed the band while in high school, and subsequently moved to Osaka where they launched their career as best-selling artists, with a number of hit singles, albums and sold-out stadium shows and record-setting tours.
Anime Expo proudly announces Producer George Wada as a Guest of Honor for AX2013! Mr. Wada has produced a number of recent hits, including the wildly popular Attack on Titan. His credits also include Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings, Kimi Ni Todoke, Guilty Crown, Robotics;Notes and PSYCHO-PASS.
Anime Expo proudly welcomes Kick-heart! Director Masaaki Yuasa as a Guest of Honor for AX2013, where he will be presenting the North American premiere of the Kickstarter-funded project. Mr. Yuasa has been involved in many notable series such as Crayon Shin-chan, Hakkenden, My Neighbors the Yamadas, and Samurai Champloo, leading up to his directorial debut with Mind Game—the Winner of Best Film, Best Director, Best Script and Best Animation Film for the 2005 Fantasia Festival in Canada.
Anime Expo welcomes Voice Actor Megumi Han as a Guest of Honor for AX2013! Originally from Tokyo, Ms. Han had her screen debut in 2008 in Sakura no Sono. In 2011, she achieved her goal as a voice actress and was given the lead role of Gon Freecss in HunterxHunter.
Anime Expo proudly announces Director Kazuhiro Furuhashi as a Guest of Honor for AX2013! Born in Hamamatsu City in Shizuoka Prefecture, Mr. Furuhashi began his career as an animator, and then moved to directing with the series Ranma ½.