Anime Boston is an annual 3-day convention held at the Hynes Convention Center, celebrating Japanese animation (anime), comic books (manga), video games and Japanese pop culture. Begun in 2003, it is one of the fastest-growing anime conventions in the United States, with almost 26,000 paying attendees in 2017.
Anime Boston hosts a variety of events for its attendees, including music concerts, costume contests, informative panels and game shows. The convention has been host to actors, directors, musicians and industry leaders from all areas of Japanese- and North American-based media.
Anime Boston is one of the largest annual events held at the Hynes, and holds sponsorships with a dozen companies and organizations, including Funimation, Aniplex and Lyft.
As Graphic Designer and Publications manager for Anime Boston, my responsibilities include developing a new brand identity for the convention, designing and overseeing the production of all printed materials and graphics for the convention, including merchandise, web site graphics and promotional materials.