Anime Convention News Archive by Month
June 1, 2007

Anime Expo 2007 welcomes the Queen of Akihabara
Vocalist Halko Momoi is the latest addition to the Anime Expo 2007 guest list.   [read more] [discuss]

June 3, 2007

Anime Expo 2007 announces Chiaki as official guest of honor
Singer and songstress Chiaki Ishikawa is newest addition to the line up of Anime Expo 2007.   [read more] [discuss]

Northern Anime Festival announces Spider's Kiss
Northern Anime Festival 2007 has announced the performance of J-rock band Spider's Kiss at its convention on July 14th and 15th in Oshawa, Ontario.   [read more] [discuss]

June 4, 2007

Voltaire to perform at Sac-Anime
Goth musician and comic artist Voltaire will be performing a live concert and presenting a panel on his work at Sac-Anime next month.   [read more] [discuss]

Anime Expo 2007 announces Anna Tsuchiya as guest of honor
In the latest in a series of press releases from Anime Expo, model, actress, and singer Anna Tsuchiya has been added to the guest list.   [read more] [discuss]

June 6, 2007

What's the largest number of people you'd want in a hotel room? is conducting a poll about hotel rooms. What is the largest number of people you would ever consider having in a standard size hotel room? You can join our forums and vote in the poll. [discuss]

June 7, 2007

Anime Expo 2007 to hold Transformers screening
Anime Expo 2007 has announced that they will be holding a 35mm screening of the new Transformers motion picture on July 2nd. The film will be in nationwide release on July 4th.   [read more] [discuss]

June 8, 2007

Con staff openings: where to post them and where to apply has a special forum dedicated to posting of open staff positions at various conventions. If your convention is looking for new staff, post some job descriptions. If you want to join staff at a con, go apply! All the details are in our Staff Recruitment forum.   by PatrickD

June 10, 2007

T-MODE announces Club TM anime club support program
T-MODE has announced that it will sponsor anime club membership raising efforts by providing various types of support for club meetings and events.   [read more] [discuss]

June 11, 2007

Otakuthon 2007 announces Venus Terzo as guest of honor
Otakuthon has announced announce voice actress Venus Terzo as a guest of honor. The convention takes place in Montreal, Quebec on August 4th and 5th, 2007.   [read more] [discuss]

June 15, 2007

Middle Tennessee Anime Convention announces new location and dates
MTAC has announced a change of location for its 2008 event to the Music City Sheraton. This change is cited as being necessary in order to accommodate the substantial growth the convention has experienced over the past three years.   [read more] [discuss]

June 21, 2007

New York Anime Festival reveals first guests on new web site
The New York Anime Festival announced that anime legends Peter Fernandez and Corinne Orr will participate as its first guests of honor.   [read more] [discuss]

Beck Mongolian Chop Squad: live and in person
FUNimation has sent out a schedule for their BECK-related activities at this weekend's Anime Expo.   [read more] [discuss]

June 23, 2007

AnimeNEXT announces Japanese guests of honor
In cooperation with GONZO, AnimeNEXT is has announced Toyo Ikeda and Daisuke Gomi will be attending the AnimeNEXT 2007 in Secaucus, New Jersey from July 6th through 8th.   [read more] [discuss]

June 26, 2007

Zenkaikon announces West Chester Obon Festival
Zenkaikon has announced the first annual Obon Festival on Saturday, July 14, 2007 at Hoopes Park, 12:00pm to 4:00pm in West Chester, PA.   [read more] [discuss]

June 28, 2007

Anime Expo's online video AXBackstage launches
For the second year, Anime Expo will be running its online video show, AXBackstage.   [read more] [discuss]

Bandai Visual USA announces presence at Metrocon
Bandai Visual USA has issued a statement that outlines their programming at this year's Metrocon in Tampa, Florida from July 6th through 8th.   [read more] [discuss]