Complimentary badges are provided as a courtesy to those intending to do press coverage of Anime Expo. Press members may be freelance, or employed with a major media company.
Press Badge privileges include:
- Admission to Anime Expo
- Priority entry to all panels (limited) as well as the Exhibit Hall
- Complimentary tickets and assigned seating for certain ticketed events/concerts (Subject to availability. Tickets are distributed on a first-come-first-serve basis in the Press Lounge.)
- Admission to press conferences and Press Lounge
- Consideration for interviews with Guests of Honor (Must apply for press badge by May 15th. Interview request form will be sent to eligible press.)