A Celebration of Japanese Pop Culture

Coming February 2022

Shiba inu
Shiba inu

Join MAL’s first online expo!

MAL×Japan aims to bring you interesting content and fun events straight from Japan. MAL Expo Lite 2022 will build on previous MAL×Japan events by hosting a week-long celebration of Japan’s anime pop culture, with many experiences for everyone to enjoy~

Keep an eye on this page as more events and information will be announced in the upcoming weeks!

Contents

MAL Yearbook 2021

MAL Yearbook 2021

Help us brainstorm funny yearbook categories for 2021 anime and characters, and then vote on the best candidate for each category.

Production IG × WIT STIDIO

MAL Anime Academy

Want to know more about how anime is made? This special panel will be inviting top names from the industry to teach us! Don't miss your chance to also take part in a Q&A panel and get your hands on some incredible items exclusive to MAL Expo Lite 2022.

Maid Gacha

Maid Gacha

A cute maid cosplayer is waiting to help improve your gacha luck! Sign up to purchase capsules and watch the machine turned live on-air just for you. The goodies you pull will then be shipped to you at a later date.

Akiba Live Commerce

Akiba Live Commerce

The Akihabara district of Tokyo is considered the center of Japanese otaku and anime culture. Experience the excitement of shopping in Akiba without needing to pay for airfare!

And more...

Overview

Event title MAL Expo Lite 2022
Event dates February 18-26, 2022
Location MAL×Japan Webpage
Organized by MyAnimeList