Anime Convention News
April 26, 2017

Midwest Media Expo cancelled three days before event
Midwest Media Expo, a fan convention near Detroit, announced last night that their 2017 event has been cancelled. The convention was scheduled to start on Friday.   [read more] [discuss]

March 29, 2017

Crunchyroll Announces Convention Partnership Program
Crunchyroll has announced the "Powered by Crunchyroll" program to team up with conventions around the United States to bring benefits to their premium members and VRV subscribers.   [read more] [discuss]

March 7, 2017

EliteCon bans cosplay from their event
In order to "keep the focus at the collectibles for our event", EliteCon in Tampa, Florida has banned cosplay. Cosplayers take to Facebook to voice their displeasure.   [read more] [discuss]

February 8, 2017

E3 2017 will be open to the public
The Entertainment Software Association has announced that E3 will be selling 15,000 passes to the public on February 13th.   [read more] [discuss]

January 2, 2017

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]

December 26, 2016

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]

November 23, 2016

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]

November 22, 2016

Wizard World May Run out of Money at the End of 2016
Wizard World's SEC filings were made yesterday and state that their cash on hand is "insufficient to fund its operations on a long term basis past December 31, 2016."   [read more] [discuss]

November 18, 2016

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]

November 16, 2016

Hear About This Week's Conventions With Amazon Alexa
Enable the FanCons.com skill on your Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, or other Alexa-enabled device and you can have Alexa tell you what fan conventions are coming up as part of your flash briefing.   [read more] [discuss]

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