Masquerade Submissions Now LIVE! – Anime Expo

Cosplayers near and far are invited to come take part in one of our most beloved traditions– the Anime Expo Masquerade!

All entrants will be reviewed prior to acceptance, and entrants may be reclassified at the discretion of AX staff. Please see the Masquerade rules for full guidelines on division qualification.

Submission Timeline

  • 1/31/23: Submission Form Opens
  • Submissions will remain open until all slots are filled
  • Progress photos (2) and background picture and audio due May 30, 2023

Use the buttons below to access the submission form, opening on 1/31/23:

Submit Masquerade Application

Event Details (tentative and subject to change at AX staff discretion)

  • When: TBD
  • Where: Main Events (Hall B)

Prizing will include cash prizes, Anime Expo attendee packages, and more! Full prize details will be announced at a later date.

Anime Expo will run from July 1 through July 4, 2023 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. To purchase badges for Anime Expo, please visit

Have Questions? Email for help.

See you onstage!