Anime Convention News Archive by Month
November 4, 2004

Wizard announces a fifth city
Wizard Entertainment has announced on its web site that it will add Wizard World Boston to its line-up of "pop culture conventions" held annually across the country.   [read more]

November 16, 2004

Anime Overdose 2005 announces Psycho Le Cemu concert
Anime Overdose 2005 has announced that Psycho Le Cému will be performing at their convention in San Francisco in March. Psycho Le Cému has previously performed at Pacific Media Expo and A-Kon in 2004.   [read more]

November 17, 2004

Get free passes to eNerGy Anime & Game Festival has been given ten free passes to eNerGy Anime & Game Festival at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center @ BMCC in New York City this Friday through Sunday. We have to give these out quick, so we'll be giving them out to the first ten people who contact us and provide a name and e-mail address. Please only request a pass if you plan to attend! In order to submit the names to the event in time, our deadline for requests is noon EST on Thursday, November 18th.

November 22, 2004

Otakon announces 2005 dates and an attendance cap
The long-awaited dates for Otakon 2005 have been announced as August 19-21, 2005 at the Baltimore Convention Center. Otakon will also cap membership at 22,000, eliminate single-day memberships, and no longer offer membership transfers or refunds. Pre-registration is expected to start in early 2005.   [read more]

November 24, 2004

Otakon 2005 announces hotels and first round of guests
Quickly following their date announcement, Otakon has since announced the convention hotels as well as voice acting guests Greg Ayres, Luci Christian, Scott McNeil, and Monica Rial.   [read more]

East Meets South meets problems
According to the web site for East Meets South, a new convention in Alabama, the hotel has rented the function space out from under them. They are looking for a new venue and expect to be able to make an announcement on Monday afternoon.   [read more]