narvyAWX is pleased to welcome Dr. Jason Narvy as a 2019 guest!  Dr. Narvy is best known for playing Skull in the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers franchise, but did you know he’s also an accomplished Shakespearean actor and a professor of theatre? Check out his bio!

Announcing… REWARDS!

We have something new and exciting for you! The AWX Crystal Hunt rewards program is kicking off this week. You can earn rewards ranging from prize packs to Jump-The-Line passes to free badges, just for pre-registering and referring your friends!

For more information on how you can earn these and other fabulous prizes, check out the AWX Crystal Hunt page!

Guest Announcement: Nicki Rapp!

nicki rappAWX is pleased to announce veteran video game voice actor Nicki Rapp as a guest for our 2019 convention! Nicki has lent her voice to such diverse properties as The Sims, The Walking Dead, Tales of Monkey Island, and many more!

Read more about Nicki’s work here.

Artist Alley Listings

AWX is happy to welcome the following artists and creators to our 2019 Artist Alley!

afiller The Art of Tricia Bayfield

afiller Atelier Maxter

ChaosFoxCostuming Chaos Fox Costuming & Kiki Mika Studios

afiller Colour My World Creations

afiller Crow’s Song Studio

afiller Cutie Cakes Inc

afiller Dreaming Wings Art

afiller Dutch Bunnies

afiller Limited Quantities

oddly cute OddlyCute

offbeat n whimsical Offbeat & Whimsical

afiller Pamcakes

afiller Pocket Wolf

afiller Rainbow Lion Designs

afiller Seamstress and Lace

Zorua Icon 3  Tokutaku Fur Creations

afiller Xypher

Another Guest Annoucement!

Laura VanArendonk Baugh
Laura VanArendonk Baugh

We are pleased to welcome bestselling author Laura VanArendonk Baugh to AWX 2019! Laura is the author of the award-winning Kitsune Tales, a fantasy series based on Japanese folklore, as well as Con Job, a murder mystery set at a convention (don’t worry, we’ll try not to reenact any scenes from that book at our con!).

Laura will be presenting a seminar on Japanese folklore in anime and manga, as well as speaking about writing and publishing. Read more on our guest page, or check out for more information.


Artist Alley registration is now OPEN!

If you would like to sell art or handmade goods in our Artist Alley, you can now submit your application. AA registration is open only from January 21 through February 4, so make sure to get your submission in soon! More information here.

Vendor Registration is now LIVE!

vendorhallAttention, vendors! If you would like to reserve a booth to sell merchandise in our vendor hall, you can now submit your application! Please see the Vendors page for more information.

First Guest Announcement!

Eien Strife at Anime World Indy 2012. Photo by CosIT Photography.
Cheydra of Eien Strife at Anime World Indianapolis 2012. Photo by CosIT Photography.

We are thrilled to announce the return of amazing rock band and cosplay/RPG/musical sensation Eien Strife for AWX 2019!

We know many of our attendees are long-time fans of this fantastic group, who also appeared at Anime World Chicago 2011 and Anime World Indianapolis 2012, but if you haven’t experienced the adventures of Cheydra, Raien, Lyren and Kale, we encourage you to check them out over at their website or on Facebook: Eien Strife.

Learn more over on our Guests page!