Anime Convention News Archive by Month
August 1, 2007

Anime Supercon announces eleven new guests
Anime Supercon has formally announced the following guests: Don Kramer, Al Baruch, Select Start, J*SCAPE, Rose Thompson, Jay Wade Edwards, Greg Kirkpatrick, Terry Cronin, Pat Martin, Matt Reynolds, and Sonnie Wright.   [read more] [discuss]

August 3, 2007

Yoko Ishida headlines at Anime Vegas concert
The organizers of Anime Vegas have announced recording artist Yoko Ishida as the Japanese musical guest of honor for this year's convention.   [read more] [discuss]

August 6, 2007

Otakon announces 2007 attendance
Otakon has announced that 22,852 paid attendees were at this year's convention. This is up just 550 from Otakon 2006's paid attendance count of 22,302.   [read more] [discuss]

August 7, 2007

Anime Evolution 2007 announces industry panels
Anime Evolution has announced three "industry" panels presented by The Ocean Group, Geneon Animation, and Viz Media.   [read more] [discuss]

August 10, 2007

New York Anime Festival announces musical guests
The New York Anime Festival today announced musical artists UNICORN TABLE, HAPPYFUNSMILE, and Voltaire will all perform at its inaugural event December 7-9 in New York City.   [read more] [discuss]

August 13, 2007

National CineMedia announces "Anime Bento" film festival
NCM FATHOM, the entertainment division of National CineMedia, has announced a four-day anime festival called "Anime Bento".   [read more] [discuss]

August 20, 2007

DC Anime Club announces Shoujo Day
The DC Anime Club will host a marathon of shoujo anime on September 29th from 2pm-5pm at the Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial Library in Washington, DC.   [read more] [discuss]

August 21, 2007

Animation on Display announces fifth anniversary celebration and 2008 dates
Animation on Display will be holding its fifth anniversary celebration on Saturday, August 25th. They have also announced that Animation on Display 2008 will take place on February 16th and 17th in San Francisco, CA.   [read more] [discuss]

August 22, 2007

MangaNEXT 2007 announces Kensuke Okabayashi as first guest
MangaNEXT has announced Kensuke Okabayashi as a guest for 2007. Okabayashi is a professional artist as well as the author and illustrator of the book Manga for Dummies.   [read more] [discuss]

August 24, 2007

New York Anime Festival announces contests
The New York Anime Festival today revealed details regarding a series of contests it will stage to invite participation by the many fans who will be attending the December 7-9 event.   [read more] [discuss]

August 29, 2007

AnimeTV headlines at Anime Vegas
Bang Zoom! Entertainment's AnimeTV will be doing a live taping of their show at Anime Vegas over the weekend of September 1-3, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada.   [read more] [discuss]

Anime Weekend Atlanta 2007 announces Noboru Ishiguro as guest of honor
Anime Weekend Atlanta is proud to announce Noboru Ishiguro as a guest for 2007. Directly involved with the anime industry for over 32 years, he is currently the President of Artland, his own animation studio in Japan.   [read more] [discuss]

Kawaii Kon announces its 2008 show dates and first guests
Kawaii Kon, Hawaii's very own Anime & Manga convention will be held April 18-20, 2008 at the Hawaii Convention Center. Rikki & Tavisha Simmons are the first guests announced for 2008.   [read more] [discuss]