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The Anime Contents Expo (アニメ コンテンツ エキスポ, Anime Kontentsu Ekisupo) also known as ACE was one of the largest anime trade fairs in the world, held annually in Japan. The first event was held in 2012. The event was held at Makuhari Messe, a convention and exhibition center in Tokyo Bay, in late March. In 2014 it was merged with the Tokyo International Anime Fair to form AnimeJapan.[1]

Anime Contents Expo
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Anime Contents Expo 2012
Status Defunct
Venue Makuhari Messe
Location(s) Chiba
Country Japan
Inaugurated 2012
Most recent 2013

Event historyEdit

Date Attendance Exhibitors Location
2011 Cancelled due to the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami event[2]
March 31–April 1, 2012 Makuhari Messe, Chiba[2]
March 30–31, 2013 Makuhari Messe, Chiba[3]


  1. ^ "Tokyo Int'l Anime Fair, Anime Contents Expo Unite to Form AnimeJapan". Anime News Network. October 10, 2013. Retrieved January 22, 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Anime Contents Expo 2012 Information". Retrieved 2018-06-25.
  3. ^ "Anime Contents Expo 2013 Information". Retrieved 2018-06-25.

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