Welcome to the Anime Expo 2021 Performer Application


Thank you for your interest in performing at Anime Expo 2021! We are looking to feature well-known professional talent, as well as provide a spotlight to undiscovered acts.

Please fill out the application form below. All Performers selected for Anime Expo 2021 will be notified via email by April 5th, 2021. If you have not been provided an official invitation email by that date, then you have not been selected.

This Performer Application will close promptly on Saturday, February 6th, 2021 at 11:59 PM.

Note that applying performance acts must have content inspired by or directly related to anime, Japanese video games, or Japanese pop-culture. Additionally, there will be an age restriction of 18 years or 21 years of age by March 1, 2021 - this age restriction is dependent on the performance venue. Listed below are the venues/stages and performer types that we are seeking:

  • AX Dance (18 years or older) - DJs and VJs.
  • Lounge 21 (21 years or older) - Musicians, singers, cover bands, or other creative musical acts.
  • Community Stage (18 years or older) - Dancers, singers, combat demonstrations, magicians, or other creative performance acts.

If you have any questions, please email Performers@anime-expo.org.

Note: Fields outlined in red are required.



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Primary Contact Information

Primary Contact Residence Location

Please provide direct link URLs to the relevant social media accounts below.


General Performance Information

Provide at least one Youtube or Vimeo link of a live performance

Sub-Event Performance Information


AX Dance Application

Applicants must be 18 or older to be considered.
This application cannot be submmitted if underage.


Community Stage Application

All applicants must be 18 or older to be considered.
This application cannot be submmitted if underage.


Lounge 21 Application

All applicants must be 21 or older to be considered.
This application cannot be submmitted if underage.

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