Press Releases

March 17, 2011

News for Anime USA 2011:

Anime USA to hold cosplay fashion show at DC Sakura Matsuri

Anime USA is proud to announce our Cosplay Fashion Show at the annual Japan-America Society of Washington DC (JASWDC) Sakura Matsuri street festival. The 45 minute family-friendly event will showcase local cosplayers and their favorite costumes.

Sakura Matsuri will be held on April 9, 2011 from 11 AM to 6 PM at 12th Street & Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.

More information about the Japan-America Society of Washington DC can be found at their website,

About Anime USA: In 1999 Anime USA began as a northern Virginia convention started by fans, and in 2004 become a non-profit educational organization. Our mission is to educate the public about and promote Japanese arts and popular culture. As in the beginning, we remain a convention of fans, by fans, and for fans. Anime USA is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit.

Anime USA 2011 will be held November 18-20 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, VA. For more information and to register for the convention, visit us at