Information on Anime Boston 2003

Anime Boston


April 18-20, 2003
Boston Park Plaza Hotel


Information:
We used "Be a part of history." as our tagline...and anyone who was at Anime Boston 2003 was truly a part of history. Not only were we New England's largest anime convention, but Anime Boston 2003 was the largest first-year anime convention ever held. According to our records, we were also the seventh largest anime convention in North America. (Who knows what other records we may have broken if we weren't asked to cap attendance?)

Attendance:
4,110 warm bodies

Attendees:
Attendees View 20 AnimeCons.ca users in attendance

Overall Rating: 4.7 stars (based on less than ten member ratings)


Advance Rates:
$25 (w/ T-shirt) through Apr 22, 2002
$25 through Jun 28, 2002
$30 through Oct 13, 2002
$35 through Jan 19, 2003
$40 through Mar 16, 2003

At-Door Rates:
All 3 days: $45
Fri: $20
Sat: $20
Sun: $15

Guests:
John Barrett (Artist)
Steve Bennett (Co-Founder, Studio Ironcat)
Chris Beveridge (Webmaster, The Fandom Post)
Jerry Chu (Former Producer / Marketing Manager, Bandai Entertainment)
Ted Cole (Voice Actor, Ocean Studios)
Emily DeJesus (Writer / Editor / Manager, Studio Capsule)
Robert DeJesus (Artist / Writer / Character Designer, Studio Capsule)
Tiffany Grant (Voice Actor / Writer)
Mark Hildreth (Voice Actor / Musician)
Charlene Ingram (Costumer / Animation Marketing, VIZ Media)
Hiroki Kanno (Character Designer)
Mark C. MacKinnon (President, Guardians Of Order, Inc.)
Jamie McGonnigal (Voice Actor)
Scott McNeil (Voice Actor, Ocean Studios)
Miyu Porando Musume (Singing Group) cancelled
Kirby Morrow (Voice Actor, Ocean Studios)
Kristen Nelson (Voice Actress)
Lorraine Savage (Editor, Anime Hasshin)
Brad Swaile (Voice Actor, Ocean Studios)
David L. Williams (Industry Representative, Sentai Filmworks)

Photos and Reports:
Anime Boston Podcast
Anime News Network
Dragon Press Graphics
Kyouichi
Ranma Saotome
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Press Releases and News:

Jan 07, 2002 - New England Anime Society Announces Anime Boston 2003
Apr 19, 2002 - Anime Boston Welcomes Dealers
Apr 26, 2002 - Anime Boston Web Site Redesign Completed!
May 02, 2002 - Anime Boston 2003 Guests Announcement
Sep 19, 2002 - Additional Guests Announced for Anime Boston 2003
Feb 19, 2003 - Anime Boston 2003 Announces Additional Confirmed Guests
Mar 11, 2003 - Anime Boston 2003 Guest List Changes
Mar 13, 2003 - RahXephon Character Designer to Attend Anime Boston 2003

   
Anime Boston

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Previous/Future Events:
Anime Boston 2003  April 18-20, 2003
Anime Boston 2004  April 9-11, 2004
Anime Boston 2005  Apr 29 - May 1, 2005
Anime Boston 2006  May 26-28, 2006
Anime Boston 2007  April 20-22, 2007
Anime Boston 2008  March 21-23, 2008
Anime Boston 2009  May 22-24, 2009
Anime Boston 2010  April 2-4, 2010
Anime Boston 2011  April 22-24, 2011
Anime Boston 2012  April 6-8, 2012
Anime Boston 2013  May 24-26, 2013
Anime Boston 2014  March 21-23, 2014
Anime Boston 2015  April 3-5, 2015
Anime Boston 2016  March 25-27, 2016
Anime Boston 2017  Mar 31 - Apr 2, 2017
Anime Boston 2018  Mar 30 - Apr 1, 2018
Anime Boston 2019  April 19-21, 2019
Anime Boston 2020  April 10-12, 2020
Anime Boston 2021  April 2-4, 2021


Last updated: 2016-11-16