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Ai-Kon Winterfest - Winnipeg, MB
February 25 - 26

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Largest North American Anime Conventions of 2016
Has anime convention attendance plateaued? Find out which of the largest cons have had slower growth and which have declined in our annual look at the largest anime cons in the United States and Canada for the past year.   [read more] [discuss]

Imposter posing on Instagram as artist Robert DeJesus
An Instagram user going by the username robertdejesus_art is posing as artist Robert DeJesus and possibly soliciting commissions from unsuspecting people.   [read more] [discuss]

FanCons.com Database Has Over 8,000 Conventions
After over 11 years, the FanCons.com database has passed 8,000 convention entries today.   [read more] [discuss]

VideoGameCons.com Launches Complete Site Redesign
VideoGameCons.com, a site focused exclusively on video gaming conventions, has launched after completing a complete top-to-bottom redesign.   [read more] [discuss]

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If your costume contest is five hours long, you're doing it wrong
FanimeCon announced their schedule for their Masquerade Cosplay Contest. It's scheduled to start at 6pm and the award announcements will begin around 10:30pm.   [read more] [discuss]

The Curious Case of Wine Country Comic Con
A couple months ago, I witnessed an uncomfortable accusation from one convention organizer against another con. Little did I know at that time how fascinatingly bizarre it would become.   [read more] [discuss]

Respect your competition or it could backfire
When two conventions fight and disrespect each other in public, nobody wins.   [read more] [discuss]

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