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Founded in 1992, the Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to popularizing the unique and deep culture that surrounds of Japanese animation.

The SPJA is passionate about Japanese Animation, manga, and their related interests, and works hard to make our projects reflect that passion. Our goal is to make our projects a place that brings together fans, industry, and all other stakeholders to share, celebrate, promote, and educate Japanese animation, manga, and their related interests.

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Who We've Worked With

MADHOUSE
Tofu Records
Sony Music Japan
Sony Pictures
GAINAX
Gonzo
BONES
Avex Group
Walt Disney Studios
Buena Vista Home Entertainment
Bandai Visual
Marvel
Anime News Network
Go! Comi!
Digital Manga Publishing
Studio Ghibli
Production I.G
ADV Films
J.C. Staff
Geneon
Dentsu
Copic Markers
Viz Media
Bandai Entertainment
Aniplex
Kadokawa
DC Comics
Toei Animation
Warner Bros
Bang Zoom! Entertainment
Disney
RightStuf
Funimation
Broccoli
Square Enix
Pony Canyon
Pioneer
Studio Pierrot

  1. SPJA Seeks Board of Directors Candidates for 2014 May 21, 2014 - The SPJA is looking for a few good folks to join our Board of Directors! SPJA’s Board Elections will be held in October. Elected Board members will serve a two-year term. What does the SPJA Board do? As the governing body of the SPJA, The SPJA Board of Directors ensures the financial and legal [...]

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  2. SPJA Board of Directors Accepting Applications for October 2013 Elections September 23, 2013 - The SPJA is now accepting applications for this year’s Board of Directors elections. The application deadline is Monday, September 30, and the election will be held in late October. Elected Board members will take office on January 1, 2014 for a two year term. [...]

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  3. ANIME EXPO ANNOUNCES RECORD ATTENDANCE FOR AX 2013 July 11, 2013 - LOS ANGELES, CA, July 11th, 2013 – Anime Expo celebrated its twenty-second year with a record 61,000 unique attendees, and turnstile attendance of over 161,000 for the annual Japanese pop culture convention, held July 4th - 7th, 2013 in Los Angeles. [...]

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  4. Anime Expo and Mnet to Co-Produce First K-Pop Cosplay Masquerade at KCON October 16, 2012 - Mnet, a youth entertainment brand for all things Asian cool, is teaming up with Anime Expo, North America’s largest annual anime and manga celebration, to co-create the inaugural K-Pop Cosplay Masquerade at KCON, the first ever large scale convention dedicated to the hottest entertainment coming [...]

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  5. Anime Expo 2012 Welcomes Record Number of Attendees to the Los Angeles Convention Center October 16, 2012 - Anime Expo (AX), North America’s largest anime, manga and Japanese pop culture expo, celebrates its most successful event in its 21-year history with a record 49,400+  unique attendees and a turnstile attendance of over 130,000 during its four days at the Los Angeles Convention Center, June 29th – [...]

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