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.
SPJA Seeks Board of Directors Candidates for 2014May 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 [...]
ANIME EXPO ANNOUNCES RECORD ATTENDANCE FOR AX 2013July 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. [...]
Anime Expo and Mnet to Co-Produce First K-Pop Cosplay Masquerade at KCONOctober 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 [...]