Information & Policies

How do I attend?

Buy a badge online. We offer individual day badges, badges for both days and VIP badges. All badges are subject to availability and can sell out. Badge pick up will take place at the Mesa Convention Center on the days of the event, May 6th and May 7th.  

You can purchase a badge for our event here. Quantity is limited, event will sell out.

Location & Hours

Anime Arizona 2022 will take place at the Mesa Convention Center on May 6th and May 7th of 2022. The hours will be 2 pm to 8 pm on Friday and 9 am to 7 pm on Saturday. General Admission Tickets may enter the event at 3 pm on Friday and 10 am on Saturday.

Weapons Policy

Anime Arizona and our staff reserves the right to refuse entry to those unwilling to surrender unapproved weapons or props. All weapons are to be evaluated by our staff to provide a safe environment for all attendees. Anything dangerous or hazardous to the safety of others will not be allowed inside.

Dress Code Policy

Our event is an all age event. As a family friendly event, Anime Arizona and it's staff reserves the right to deny entry or remove anyone deemed to be inappropriately dressed. This will be up to the evaluation and determination of the Anime Arizona staff.

COVID / Health & Wellness Policy

The safety and well being of all guests is our top priority here at Anime Arizona. While indoors, we recommend all our attendees over the age of 2 to wear a mask or covering, but are not required.

Face masks and coverings will be encouraged while outside, but are not required. If you are feeling unwell, have experienced or are experiencing any COVID symptoms within the last five days, or have been exposed to with COVID in the last five days, we do ask that you please do not attend the event.

Bag Check Policy

Bag Check stations will be placed at all entrances of the event. All non approved items must be checked.


Non-Approved Items

The following items are not permitted into the building.

- Weapons or any object that could be considered dangerous or cause bodily harm

- Animals of any kind ** exceptions will be made for documented service animals

- No outside food or beverages are allowed other than sealed water bottles. All food and beverages must be purchased from the Mesa Convention Center

Guest Cancellation Policy

Those with scheduled guest appearances reserve the right to cancel their appearance at anytime. Any unforeseen cancellations will not result in a refund or reimbursement of pre-purchased tickets.

Harassment Policy

Anime Arizona has a ZERO TOLERANCE harassment policy. Any harassment or inappropriate behavior should be immediately reported to the convention staff. Any such behavior may result in immediate removal from the convention center.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Anime Arizona is always looking for Sponsorship Opportunities! Please email us if you are interested in Sponsoring or playing a larger role in our event!