Model in the MIKA TAKEUCHI Fashion Show

Here’s your chance to participate in the fashion show, hosted by the acclaimed Japanese fashion designer, Mika Takeuchi! Models will be wearing new pieces from the MIKA TAKEUCHI line and will receive a 20% discount off of any MIKA TAKEUCHI pieces purchased at Anime USA 2014. Click here to learn more and apply!

Meet Fashion Designer, Mika Takeuchi, at Anime USA 2014

Mika Takeuchi

Mika Takeuchi

Acclaimed fashion designer, Mika Takeuchi, will be showcasing the brand new namesake line, MIKA TAKEUCHIThe MIKA TAKEUCHI brand will be her first solo offering and the first of many gothic styles produced by the new Antigone’s fashion company. Expect more from Antigone’s in the future and check out the Neo Gothic collection from Mika Takeuchi at Anime USA 2014 by visiting the Jhouse-Rock booth in the Dealers Room.

Schwarz Stein Makes Their Debut Overseas Appearance at Anime USA 2014

Schwarz Stein

Kaya and Hora of electronic Visual Kei duo, Schwarz Stein

In February 2014, legendary duo, Kaya and Hora, reunited as Schwarz Stein! Schwarz Stein will be making their debut U.S. performance at Anime USA 2014 and we couldn’t more excited to host them! They will be performing on Saturday, October 4, 2014. Learn more about Schwarz Stein by visiting Who To See. More information on VIP Schwarz Stein passes (add-ons to new and existing 2014 Memberships) will be available soon!

Fashion Designer, Kristin Costa, attends Anime USA 2014

We’re excited to announce Kristin Costa as a Fashion Guest! Kristin is a talented alternative fashion designer, costumer, and artist based in the New York metro area. Her works are often based around a theme and draw upon everything from historical fashion to psychological concepts to create eye-catching and dramatic designs. We can’t wait to see what she has to share with our attendees!

Rhythm games take over at Anime USA 2014!

Bemani Invasion brings games like Dance Dance Revolution to Anime USA 2014

Bemani Invasion brings games like Dance Dance Revolution to Anime USA 2014

Attention rhythm-game lovers! Bemani Invasion will be bringing their collection of music-based arcade machines to Anime USA for members to play all weekend at #AnimeUSA2014! Games include classics such as Dance Dance Revolution and Pop’n Music, and new games like Jubeat.

Anime USA Welcomes Steve Blum

Steve Blum

Steve Blum

If you’re a member of our social media community on Facebook, you may have noticed how excited we are about this! Steve Blum, best known for his distinctive deep voice and for voicing Spike Spiegel in Cowboy Bebop and Mugen in Samurai Champloo, is attending Anime USA 2014 as a Guest! In 2012, he was awarded a Guiness World Record for being the most prolific video game voice actor. Steve is working on two amazing new projects, Star Wars Rebels and the upcoming 3D animated movie, The Boxtrolls. Learn more about Steve and the other Guests of Anime USA by visiting “Who To See”.

Joshua Hart + Anime USA 2014

Joshua Hart, Cosplay Guest of Anime USA 2014

Joshua Hart, Cosplay Guest of Anime USA 2014

Anime USA is excited to announce Joshua Hart as a Cosplay Guest! Joshua is well known for his stunning costumes and attention to detail. He’s excited to be a judge for our masquerade, and is looking forward to sharing his knowledge of fabrics, construction and design with our members. Learn more about Joshua and our other fabulous Guests by visiting “Who To See”.

Hotel Rooms Still Available

Rooms are still available! Reserve today.

Rooms are still available! Reserve today.

We’ve heard that some of you have experienced issues with our online reservation system. Don’t worry. Hotel rooms are still available at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park.

If you experience any issues with the online registration system, please call the Washington Marriott Wardman Park hotel directly (202) 328-2000. Mention the Anime USA convention and the Marriott will be able to assist you.

Parking Information Update

Anime USA 2014 takes place at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel.

Anime USA 2014 takes place at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel.

We know that traveling to D.C. may be intimidating at first, but don’t fear! We have two parking options for you: parking directly at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park hotel and guaranteed parking through our partner, Parking Panda.

Hotel Parking:

Hotel Parking Lot Rate: $22 per night (Anime USA 2014 Convention—Discounted Rate). Mention Anime USA convention when making arrangements at the hotel’s front desk. In order to receive this rate, you must tie your hotel key to your parking ticket at the hotel’s front desk or get a colored parking ticket from the info desk. Otherwise, you will be charged the standard rate.

Parking Panda Information

Exclusive offer for Anime USA attendees: Enter Promo Code: “ANIMEUSA25″ at checkout to receive an additional 25% off your reservation

Single-Day Parking Passes

Multi-Day Parking Passes

For more information, head over to Directions & Parking Information.