San Francisco's Anime, Video Game, and Cartoon Convention!

January 31-February 1, 2015
Hyatt Regency Hotel
San Francisco Airport

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2015 Registration

Attendee Registration
Discounted registration available now! Online registration ends January 1st, so register now!



AOD is a weekend convention celebrating anime, video games, cartoons, and other fun and geeky stuff. Fans of web comics, manga, sci-fi and fantasy, cosplay and costuming, gather at our unique show. AOD 2015 takes place January 31st and February 1st at the Hyatt Regency Hotel at the San Francisco International Airport. We look forward to seeing you at the con!

Event Proposals Now Open!

Our event proposal form is now open! If you are a speaker or performance group interested in hosting an event at AOD, please use this handy dandy form to send us your panel or performance proposal! One exception: If you are a maid group, please email panels (at) aodsf (dot) org instead with just your contact info and we will send you more information on our maid cafe procedure.

Announcing Guests of Honor!

AOD 2015 is proud to announce our first Guests of Honor!

Please welcome to the convention Robbie Daymond, who plays the role of Tuxedo Mask in Sailor Moon, Little Kuriboh, creator of YuGiOh: The Abridged Series, and Marianne Miller, a voice actor known for Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Sword Art Online.

J-POP SUMMIT Festival This Weekend!

The J-POP SUMMIT Festival is this weekend in San Francisco's Japantown! From 11am to 6pm both Saturday and Sunday, the streets of Japantown will fill with tens of thousands of J-Pop, anime, cosplay, manga, and Japanese Culture fans, including AOD's very own Anime Lane, showcasing your favorite AOD artists and dealers. Do not miss this free event! And stop by the AOD booth for a chance to win a free badge to AOD.


Amazing Hotel Room Deal!

Get your AOD 2015 hotel room now, for the discounted price of $119 per night (for up to four people). In addition to scoring this excellent rate, you also are rewarded with free prizes, shorter lines, and a free badge to AOD 2015! You can find all the details on our Hotel Room Special page!

Hotel Room at the Hyatt Regency

AOD at GaymerX!

Stop by AOD at GaymerX this weekend in downtown San Francisco for a chance to win a free badge to AOD 2015! Entering the contest is easy, just draw a picture and sign with your name and email, and the best artworks will be posted on Facebook for you to vote on the winner. The top three choices will win free entrance to AOD! 

Check out GaymerX's website here for all the details:

Pre-Registration Discount Ending!

In just a day, your chance to pre-register for AOD 2015 for only $20 will have expired! Starting June 1st, the pre-registration price becomes $25 per person, so register now!

Announcing AOD 2015

We, the Directors of AOD, are proud to announce AOD 2015! 

AOD 2015 takes place January 31st to February 1st, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport. Registration goes on sale tomorrow, May 1st! Register early for great discounts. 

AOD 2015 is a weekend convention celebrating Japanese animation (anime), video games, recent American cartoons, and their related interests. We are a family-friendly event where people can meet, bond, and share their interests with fellow enthusiasts. We feature fun, interactive events that celebrate, entertain, enlighten, and encourage attendees to engage and think. (We really mean "educational" but shhh- don't tell your kids that!) Our events feature a diverse range of speakers, presenters, and performers, ranging from Hollywood industry professionals to popular local artists to knowledgeable fans.


Only 3 months and 13 days until AOD 2015!

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