Anime Convention News Archive by Month
February 2, 2004

Anime Boston registration is offline temporarily
With just over two months to go before the convention, Anime Boston 2004 has closed its registration early. The registration cut-off was implemented in order to determine how close the convention is to its attendance cap. Registration may once again be turned on if there is still space available.   [read more]

Big Apple Anime Fest 2004 update
Big Apple Anime Fest has updated the main page of their web site to explain what's going on with BAAF 2004. A decision on how the event will proceed is not expected until after April 1st.   Source: Big Apple Anime Fest web site   [read more]

Metrocon 2004 pre-registration opens
Pre-registration is officially open for Metrocon 2 - Tampa Bay, Florida's only full-fledged anime convention. The event's second year is scheduled to take place on the weekend of July 9-11, 2004.   [read more]

February 4, 2004

Nami Tamaki double-booked for two California conventions in May
Both Pacific Media Expo and FanimeCon have announced that Nami Tamaki will be performing at their conventions on Memorial Day weekend.   [read more]

February 5, 2004

Anime Boston 2004 announces first round of guests
The New England Anime Society is proud to announce the following Guests of Honor who will be attending Anime Boston 2004: voice actors Crispin Freeman, Lauren Goodnight, Hillary Haag, Monica Rial, and Dave Wittenberg; artists Robert and Emily DeJesus; and DVD producer and ADR director David Williams.   Source: New England Anime Society, Inc.   [read more]

February 9, 2004

Metrocon 2 announces guests
AnimeMetro is pleased to announce voice actors Greg Ayres, Vic Mignogna, Christopher Patton and Monica Rial, and artists Katie Bair and Robert and Emily DeJesus will be guests at METROCON 2004.   [read more]

February 10, 2004

PortConMaine announces guests
PortConMaine announces the following guests to attend the convention's third year celebration: Joe Digiorgi, Nami, Daniel Kevin Harrison, Jessica McLaughlin, Jared A. Sorensen, Craig Enslin, Nate Frisoli, Jason Amerkanian, Jason Libby, Allison Carmichael, and Ian M. Clark.   [read more]

February 16, 2004

Bakuretsu Con 2004 announces guests
Bakuretsu Con would like to announce that Tiffany Grant, Svetlana Chmakova, and Patrick Delahanty are attending Bakuretsu Con 2004.   [read more]

February 19, 2004

Anime Boston pre-registration re-opens
Anime Boston reports that they have received twice as many pre-registrations as last year and have caught up with their backlog. Pre-registration is available once again, but not expected to last long. There are only a few hundred spaces left and they're being filled very quickly.

February 20, 2004

Anime Boston has reached maximum capacity
Twenty-four hours after bringing pre-registration back online, Anime Boston 2004 has sold out of memberships. According to the convention, they are no longer accepting pre-registrations and no memberships will be sold at the door. For full details, refer to Anime Boston's web site at

February 26, 2004

AnimeNext announces first round of voice guests
AnimeNEXT 2004 has announced its first round of voice acting guests which includes Wayne Grayson, Mike Sinterniklaas, Mike Pollock, and Marc Thompson.   Source: Universal Animation, Inc.   [read more]