PROJECT ANIME

Started in 2012, Project Anime began as a single two-day event in Los Angeles. It is now an international brand hosting events around the world.

Our mission is to facilitate communication, inspire vision, and promote growth surrounding the Japanese Pop Culture Business and Events Industry.

Project Anime: Tokyo is Returning to Tokyo on March 22, 2019

  • Project Anime: Tokyo 2019 will be hosted at The Landmark Square Tokyo right before Anime Japan. Join us for a unique B2B event that utilizes roundtable discussions, informative presentations, and networking opportunities curated specifically to increase awareness and knowledge of the anime industry throughout the world, giving Japanese IP holders, event organizers, and global entertainment companies the insight they need to support and take advantage of the massive worldwide interest in anime.

Tokyo 2019 Speakers. Where Hollywood Meets Anime.

  • Dallas Middaugh

    Nonlinear World

  • Rita Wang

    President and Head of Acquisitions, Crunchyroll K.K.

  • Matt Schley

    The Japan Times, Otaku USA Magazine

  • Tara McKinney

    Sr. Manager, Conventions, Funimation

  • Ken Iyadomi

    SUNRISE

  • Robert Napton

    Legendary

  • Jon Baumgardner

    JBranding

  • Tak Furuichi

    Japan Music Culture Export (JMCE)

  • Kiyoko Kato

    Dream Planet

Upcoming Events

Why Join Us?

  • “The round-table discussions with other organizers gave us a chance to reaffirm what we knew, while allowing us to pick up on differing norms and practices from other parts of the world.”

    Jared Cheah
    COMIC FIESTA
  • “Project Anime has helped us connect with a few conventions in the United States that we otherwise wouldn't have known existed. We were able to reach more fans of our work thanks to the introductions Project Anime helped us make.”

    Tatsuru Tatemoto
    STUDIO TRIGGER
  • “Last year, we sent our registration director to Project Anime and he applied what he learned to our event to help increase the efficiency of our own at-con registration system.”

    Takuya Jay Inoue
    NAKA KON
  • "Project Anime has been a really informative and educational experience for our team. I especially like the opportunities given to us to network with others involved in the industry of conventions. We will certainly like to participate in the next one!"

    KC
    Collateral Damage Studios

Recent News

  • Join us at Project Anime: Tokyo 2019! The Project Anime team is pleased to announce an influential line up and content for the upcoming B2B event in Tokyo on March 22, 2019. Our goal this year is to increase awareness and knowledge of the anime industry throughout the world, giving Japanese IP holders, event organizers,…

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  • PROJECT ANIME: TOKYO ANNOUNCES SPEAKERS FOR MARCH 22 EVENT B2B conference to promote international growth in anime and events   Santa Ana, Calif. (March 08, 2019) – The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) is thrilled to announce the first round of speakers for Proiect Anime: Tokyo, taking place at Landmark Square Tokyo…

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