Anime Convention News Archive by Month
June 1, 2006

Anime Expo announces 9th guest of honor
Flooding us with press releases in the last few weeks, Anime Expo has announced Romi Paku as a guest of honor as well.   [read more]

June 2, 2006

Northern Anime Festival announces guests
Northern Anime Festival 2006 has announced guests Lisa Furukawa Ray, John McGrath, Mark Dillon, Scott Ramsoomair, Anthony Chau, and Les Major.   [read more]

June 8, 2006

Howl's Moving Castle and FFVII: Advent Children to be shown at Otakuthon
Otakuthon, the first fan-run anime convention hosted in Montreal, is presenting two feature movies: Howl's Moving Castle and Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children.   [read more]

June 12, 2006

Anime Expo announces Hiroshi Nagahama
Anime Expo 2006 has announced Hiroshi Nagahama, the director of Mushishi, as another guest.   [read more]

June 13, 2006

Anime Vegas announces guests
Anime Vegas has announced their first round of guests which includes: Jim "Gozer" Yee, Dominique Antoinette Martinez, Laura Bailey, Colleen Clinkenbeard, Johnny Yong Bosch, Jerry Jewell, Mike McFarland, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, Rich McNanna, Jennifer Sekiguchi, Michael Sinterniklaas, and Sonny Strait.   [read more]

June 19, 2006

Mana and Ishiguro join Anime Expo as guests of honor
Creator of Japan's gothic lolita fashion movement, Mana, and famed animation director, Noboru Ishiguro, are now scheduled to appear at Anime Expo 2006.   [read more]

June 20, 2006

Tuxedo Mask voice actor added to Anime Expo guest list
In the latest in a deluge of press releases, Anime Expo has announced that Toru Furuya, best known as the voice of Tuxedo Kamen (Tuxedo Mask) in Sailor Moon, will be a guest of honor.   [read more]

June 21, 2006

Crispin Freeman to return to Anime Expo
Crispin Freeman, the voice of Zelgadis, Alucard, Tsume, and Prince Turnip, will return to this year's Anime Expo as a guest of honor.   [read more]

June 22, 2006

Anime Festival Orlando outlines events
Anime Festival Orlando has issued a press release which outlines events at their convention at the end of July.   [read more]

Special Fullmetal Alchemist screening at Anime Expo
Anime Expo and FUNimation Entertainment will hold a special screening of Fullmetal Alchemist: The Movie - Conqueror of Shamballa hosted by Japanese movie director Seiji Mizushima, Japanese voice actor for Edward Elric Romi Paku, English voice actor for Edward Elric Vic Mignogna, English dub director Mike McFarland, and President of Studio Bones Masahiko Minami.   [read more]

June 27, 2006

AnimeFest announces guests Monkey Punch and Yasuyuki Ueda
AnimeFest has announced the addition of Lupin III creator Monkey Punch (Kazuhiko Kato) and Lain producer Yasuyuki Ueda.   [read more]

June 28, 2006

Anime Expo launches 'virtual gateway'
Anime Expo has announced the launch of a web site which will feature news from the convention, cosplay photos, and anime trailers. The convention has previously streamed live video from Anime Expo 1999.   [read more]