Anime Convention News Archive by Month
June 2, 2008

Poll: What do you sell in artists' alley? is conducting a poll for artists who book spaces in artists' alleys at conventions they attend. We're curious what people are selling. If you're an artist, take a moment and participate in our poll. Everyone is welcome to leave comments, even if they're not an artist themselves.   [read more] [discuss]

June 3, 2008

Win free tickets from T-MODE to see Bleach the Movie
T-MODE and VIZ Media will give away 12 tickets to screenings of Bleach the Movie: Memories of Nobody. Anyone who pre-registers for T-MODE '08 by June 8, 2008 will be entered into a random drawing to win a free ticket to view the film.   [read more] [discuss]

June 5, 2008

Kakkoi Con 2008 announces second round of guests
Kakkoi Con has announced that voice actress Christine Auten and Alpha Shade creators Christopher Brudlos and Joseph Brudlos will be attending the convention in Minnesota this August.   [read more] [discuss]

June 7, 2008

Win free tickets from the Anime Kaiju Experience to see Bleach the Movie
The anime part of New England Fan Experience joins the list of conventions giving away tickets to screenings of Bleach the Movie: Memories of Nobody.   [read more] [discuss]

June 9, 2008

San Japan announces final round of guests
San Japan has announced the final round of guests for its debut convention which includes voice actors Carli Mosier, Hannah Alcorn, J-Rock cover band Knuckle Sandwich, and cosplay guests Shoeless Cosplay.   [read more] [discuss]

June 10, 2008

Northern Anime Festival announces two additional bands
Northern Anime Festival has announced two additional bands for its annual convention. The bands Hoshi*Furu and Enchanter have joined the list with previously announced Spider's Kiss for live performances which will take place on June 28th in Oshawa, Ontario.   [read more] [discuss]

Middle Tennessee Anime Convention (MTAC) announces 2009 dates
MTAC Ninja, the 2009 edition of Middle Tennessee Anime Convention, has been announced for April 3-5, 2009 at the Sheraton Music City in Nashville, Tennessee.   [read more] [discuss]

June 11, 2008

Anime Expo 2008 and Intermixi Tours to give away trip to Japan
Anime Expo and Intermixi Japan Tours will be giving away a trip to Japan at the Jyukai concert with special guest Yoko Ishida at Anime Expo 2008.   [read more] [discuss]

Anime Expo and Bang Zoom! Entertainment present Voice Acting 101 classes
Anime Expo has teamed with Bang Zoom! Entertainment to offer free voice acting workshops at Anime Expo 2008. There will be free classes that will give participants a taste of voice acting with insiders' tips, general discussions, and chances to dub with a professional audio engineer.   [read more] [discuss]

June 12, 2008

Zenkaikon 2008 announces cosplay ball, cosplay dating game and AMV contest
Zenkaikon 2008 has announced three more of its major events: a cosplay ball, cosplay dating game, and an anime music video contest.   [read more] [discuss]

June 15, 2008

Tsubasacon announces Robert Axelrod as guest
Tsubasacon has announced that voice actor and writer Robert Axelrod will appear as a guest during its convention in September at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington, West Virginia.   [read more] [discuss]

June 17, 2008

Anime Expo presents the 3rd Annual SPJA Industry Conference keynotes and panels
The 3rd Annual SPJA Industry Conference will be presenting keynote speeches and panel discussions regarding pertinent industry issues of the present and possible solutions for the future. The conference will be held at Anime Expo 2008, which is scheduled for July 3-6, 2008 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.   [read more] [discuss]

June 18, 2008

MEW Convention opens pre-registration and announces guests
MEW Convention has been announced for New Year's Eve in Vancouver, Washington. Guest bands The Slants and A-Key-Kyo will be performing.   [read more] [discuss]

June 23, 2008

Providence Anime Conference announces Tom Wayland as guest of honor
Providence Anime Conference has announced that veteran voice actor and ADR director Tom Wayland will be attending the convention as a guest of honor. Providence Anime Conference is a 21+ event being held in Rhode Island on the weekend of October 3-5, 2008.   [read more] [discuss]

June 26, 2008

Supercon Conventions presents Super Anime Day and Super Comic Day
Super Anime Day will be a one-day festival in Davie, Florida. The event will be held on September 9th from 11:00am to midnight.   [read more] [discuss]

June 27, 2008

Otakon 2008 announces additional guests
Otakon has announced voice actors Peter Fernandez, Willow Johnson, and Michael Sinterniklaas.   [read more] [discuss]

June 29, 2008

Otakon 2008 announces web comics contest
Otakon is inviting web comic artists to feature the convention in their stories as part of a contest with at-con prizes.   [read more] [discuss]

June 30, 2008

Mizu Con announces first annual event in Miami and confirmed guests
Mizu Con, scheduled for December 27-29 at the Hyatt Regency Miami in Miami, Florida, has announced guests voice actressBrina Palencia, artist and voice actor Doug Smith, and ADR director and DVD producer David Williams.   [read more] [discuss]

RIT Anime Club announces date and art request for Tora-Con 2009
The Rochester Institute of Technology's Anime Club has announced the date of their fifth annual anime convention, Tora-Con, on April 25, 2009 in Rochester, New York.   [read more] [discuss]