Anime Convention News Archive by Month
November 1, 2006

Ushicon to hold special Princess Tutu event
In celebration of Princess Tutu's American release, Ushicon will hold an event scheduled for January 27, 2007, in Austin, TX, offering fans a special opportunity to meet and interact with members of both the Japanese and American talent behind this title.   [read more]

November 6, 2006

Anime Tour for the Cure announces Cosplay Parade for the Cure
The group behind Anime Tour for the Cure has issued a press release to announce their "Cosplay Parade For the Cure" event in Las Vegas this January.   [read more]

November 8, 2006

Chibi-Pa cancelled
Chibi-Pa Next, a small convention in West Palm Beach, Florida which had been scheduled for December 30th, has been cancelled.   [read more]

November 9, 2006

Tales of Anime announces 2007 dates
Tales of Anime will be returning for the first time since their 2004 convention. Their 2007 convention will take place April 6-8, 2007 at the Marriott San Mateo-San Francisco Airport Hotel in San Mateo, California. Guests include voice actors Reuben Langdon, Dan Southworth, and Johnny Yong Bosch.   [read more]

November 10, 2006

American Anime Awards to be hosted by New York Comic Con
The New York Comic Con announced that it will host the American Anime Awards. The awards ceremony will take place on Saturday, February 24th at the New Yorker Hotel in midtown Manhattan.   [read more]

November 12, 2006

Setsucon changes to a one-day event
Due to financial difficulties, Setsucon, originally planned as a three-day event, will now be held on Saturday, January 27, 2007 in State College, Pennsylvania. Anyone who had previously pre-registered can obtain a partial or full refund.   [read more]

November 13, 2006

Sakura-Con announces first electronic Sakura-Conduit newsletter
Sakura-Con has announced that their "Sakura-Conduit" newsletter is now available in electronic form for the first time.   [read more]

November 14, 2006

Anime FX announces cosplay contest
Anime FX is holding a cosplay contest on December 27th at the Hilton in Springfield, Virginia.   [read more]

November 17, 2006

Florida comic convention announces Anime Supercon
The organizers behind Florida Supercon have announced the creation of Anime Supercon in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The new convention will take place April 13-15, 2007.   [read more]

November 18, 2006

Otakuthon 2007 dates announced
Otakuthon 2007 will be held on August 4th and 5th at Concordia University's downtown campus in Montreal, Quebec.   [read more]

November 20, 2006

New York Comic Con announces three movie screenings
New York Comic Con has announced screenings of Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - Solid State Society, Blade of the Phantom Master, and Shinobi.   [read more]

Otaku University announces $1,000 grant
Otaku University Inc. has announced that everyone who registers for the conference will be automatically entered for a chance to win the 'Registration for Education' $1,000 grant. The grant is a flexible cash prize that can be used for buying better educational and career oriented equipment or tuition.   [read more]

November 22, 2006

AnimeNEXT announces mascot naming contest
AnimeNEXT needs help naming their mascot and is holding a contest to find a name.   [read more]

November 24, 2006

Anime Supercon is holding a mascot contest
It seems to be the season for mascots. Florida's Anime Supercon has issued a press release to announce a contest to design a mascot.   [read more]

November 30, 2006

MTAC announces three new guests
Middle Tennessee Anime Convention has announced that Doug Smith, Tiffany Grant, and Matt Greenfield will be attending the convention as guests.   [read more]

First Night Boston to feature anime for fourth year
For the fourth consecutive year, the New England Anime Society has been invited to host a day of anime programming at Boston's New Year's celebration, First Night Boston.   [read more]