Anime Convention News Archive by Month
July 3, 2005

Anime Central changes 2006 dates
Although mid-May 2006 dates were previously announced on Anime Central's forums, has been informed that the 2006 convention will take place from May 5th through 7th. It will be held at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare and The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.

July 5, 2005

Ai-Kon moves to the Winnipeg Convention Centre
Ai-Kon in Winnipeg, Manitoba has formally announced that it will be moving to the Winnipeg Convention Centre for its 2005 convention on the weekend of August 12-14.   [read more]

Anime South 2005 announces more guests and founder membership sell-out
Anime South 2005 has announced that voice actress Lauren Goodnight and photographer Maboroshi will be guests at the convention this November in Destin, Florida.   [read more]

MTAC announces the open of pre-registration
Middle Tennessee Anime Convention has opened pre-registration for their April 2006 convention.   [read more]

July 7, 2005

MomoCon announces 2006 dates
MomoCon has announced that its 2006 convention will be held March 18th and 19th at the Georgia Tech Student Center in Atlanta, Georgia.   [read more]

July 19, 2005

Web comics and attendees band together to save ConnectiCon
This past weekend's ConnectiCon found itself in over $34,000 of debt after being presented with a bill for last minute additions to the Connecticut Convention Center staff. In response, web comics have created in an attempt to raise enough money to ensure the convention will return next year.   [read more]

July 22, 2005

AFO6 announces updated guest list and events
Anime Festival Orlando has announced that Tony Oliver, Steve Yun, Tom Bateman, Chris Sabat, Bob Bergen, Michael Richard Dobson, Lex Lang, Sandy Fox, Steve Bennett, Doug Smith and Jan Scott-Frazier are all on the guest list for this August's convention.   [read more]

July 27, 2005

Drive to save ConnectiCon reaches its goal
In less than two weeks, through the efforts of many web comic creators, $34,292.13 has been raised to pay off ConnectiCon's $34,148.50 debt.   [read more]

July 28, 2005

MechaCon to premiere Transformers: The Movie - Reconstructed
MechaCon announced Wednesday that it will screen "Transformers: The Movie - Reconstructed" during its inaugural convention in Lafayette, LA. The film is a brand new telecine, providing a 16:9 widesceen anamorphic version of the film, literally re-constructed from the original picture negative.   [read more]