Anime Convention News Archive by Month
February 1, 2008

Otakuthon 2008 announces dates and new location
Otakuthon has announced the 3rd edition of Montreal's fan-run anime convention will take place July 26 - 27, 2008.   [read more] [discuss]

Anime Weekend Atlanta announces guests and events
Anime Weekend Atlanta 14 announced its first round of confirmed guests, including Amy Howard Wilson, Fred Perry, Travis Willingham, Vic Mignogna, Carl Gustav Horn, Peter Fernandez, and Corinne Orr.   [read more] [discuss]

February 4, 2008

Kawaii-Kon 2008 guest list announced
Kawaii-Kon, held in Hawaii from April 18th to the 20th, has announced its first round of guests.   [read more] [discuss]

Bandai Visual USA to premiere Haruka: Beyond the Stream of Time at Sakura-Con 2008
ANCEA/Sakura-Con 2008, with the support of Bandai Visual USA, will host the premier of Haruka: Beyond the Stream of Time -- A Tale of the Eight Guardians at the Seattle convention in late March.   [read more] [discuss]

February 6, 2008

Anime Supercon presents Anime Day in Davie
Anime Supercon has issued a press release for a one-day anime event on February 23rd called Anime Day in Davie. It will be held at the Davie P.A.L. building in Davie, Florida.   [read more] [discuss]

February 11, 2008

T.M. Revolution will perform at New York Comic Con 2008
New York Comic Con today officially announced that Japanese pop star T.M.Revolution will be performing at the event this April. This will be his first concert in the United States since 2004 when he performed at the first Pacific Media Expo.   [read more] [discuss]

February 12, 2008

Neo Nohcon announces final round of guests
Neo Nohcon, a college-based convention in Buffalo, New York on March 7-8, has announced its final lineup of guests for 2008 including: Kyle Hebert, Samantha Inuoe Harte, Antimere Robinson, Michael "Mookie" Terracciano, Lucien Dodge, Professors Brent and Marj Wilson, Brian Hammer, Christian Brandjes, and Mary Hertzel.   [read more] [discuss]

February 13, 2008

Anime Boston announces its second round of guests
Anime Boston, the largest anime convention in the northeast, has announced its second round of guests. Guests include voice actors Colleen Clinkenbeard, Aaron Dismuke, Todd Haberkorn, Brad Swaile, Michael Sinterniklaas and industry guest Tom Wayland. The convention is March 21-23, 2008 in Boston, Massachusetts.   [read more] [discuss]

February 14, 2008

Middle Tennessee Anime Convention announces special guests Johnny Yong Bosch and James L. Barry
Middle Tennessee Anime Convention (MTAC) has announced that Johnny Yong Bosch, the voice of "Vash the Stampede", and James L. Barry, a published manga artist with Tokyopop, will be guests at the Nashville convention this April.   [read more] [discuss]

Anime Boston announces musical guest Luv and Response
Anime Boston 2008 announced that Japanese vocal dance troupe Luv and Response be performing at next month's convention at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts.   [read more] [discuss]

J-rock sensation the pillows to appear at Anime Boston
Anime Boston ends a flurry of guest announcements with the announcement that the pillows will perform at Anime Boston 2008 in the Hynes Convention Center on Saturday, March 22nd. The convention runs from March 21st through 23rd.   [read more] [discuss]

February 16, 2008

JaniCon announces 2008 convention and first guests
JaniCon has announced that their 2008 convention will be held at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville from November 21st through 23rd. Guests include Steve Bennett, Amelie Belcher, and J*Scape.   [read more] [discuss]

MTAC announces limited sale of lifetime memberships
Middle Tennessee Anime Convention has announced limited availability of lifetime memberships. These memberships guarantee admission for the owner into MTAC for life and are available for purchase at $200.   [read more] [discuss]

February 19, 2008

Seito ChibiCon announces The Slants as first guest
Seito ChibiCon has announced that The Slants, an Asian synthpop/rock band hailing from Portland, Oregon, will be making a stop at the convention next month during their west coast tour.   [read more] [discuss]

FanimeCon 2008 announces Antic Cafe as musical guest of honor
FanimeCon has announced Antic Cafe (An Cafe) as their first musical guest of honor. The convention will be held in San Jose, California this May. The band previously appeared at A-Kon last June.   [read more] [discuss]

Tora-Con 2008 announces Unicorn Table as guests of honor
The RIT Anime Club has announced that Unicorn Table will be guests of honor at Tora-Con 2008 at the Rochester Institute of Technology on April 26th.   [read more] [discuss]

February 20, 2008

Zenkaikon 2008 announces first round of guests
Zenkaikon 2008 has announced the first guests for its 2008 show. The guest list consists of comedian "Uncle Yo", Jessi Bavolack and Matt Pascal of the "Geeks Next Door" web comic, and Charles Batschelet of "Subpar Comic".   [read more] [discuss]

February 22, 2008

Anime X Gamer Experience announced for St. Augustine, Florida
A new convention, Anime X Gamer Experience (aka "EXP con") has been announced for October 17-19 at the Renaissance Resort at the World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Florida.   [read more] [discuss]

Neo Nohcon announces Japanese performing arts
Neo Nohcon at Daemen College in Buffalo, New York has announced the addition of a special Taisho-Koto performance and traditional Japanese dance on Saturday March 8th at 8:00 pm.   [read more] [discuss]

February 24, 2008

SITACon2 announced
The SITACon Convention Committee has announced that SITACon will be returning in October 2008. It will again be held in Utica, NY using buildings at the State University of New York Institute of Technology (SUNYIT).   [read more] [discuss]

February 26, 2008

Zakyou-Con postponed for foreseeable future
Zakyou-Con, which used the tagline "Anime is not dead, it lives at Zakyou-Con", will have to put off that living for another year. The 2008 convention has been postponed. It had been scheduled for this May in Richmond, Kentucky.   [read more] [discuss]

February 29, 2008

Dreamland Japan announces Zuiichi one-day event
Dreamland Japan has announced Zuiichi, a one-day event this August in Vancouver, Washington. The event promises "four star food" and "modern theater-style viewing rooms with leather seating" in addition to sake and wine tasting.   [read more] [discuss]