Anime Convention News Archive by Month
October 1, 2008

Metrocon announces 2009 dates and rates
Metrocon announced today that Metrocon 7 will take place on the weekend of June 19-21, 2009 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida.   [read more] [discuss]

Tekko 1/2 announces guests
Tekkoshocon has announced guests for this weekend's Tekko 1/2 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Carrie Savage, Uncle Yo, and Battlecake will be appearing.   [read more] [discuss]

SITACon 2008 announces two more musical guests and cosplay chess
SITACon 2008 announced that Armcannon and LeetStreet Boys will be performing at the convention which runs from October 10th through 12th in Utica, New York.   [read more] [discuss]

October 7, 2008

Zenkaikon 2008 announces new and updated guests
Zenkaikon 2008 has announced that IkuZo! Studios will be appearing at the convention in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania next weekend.   [read more] [discuss]

Anime Kaiju Experience hosts mini-manga/doujinshi contest
Anime Kaiju Experience, part of New England Fan Experience taking place this November in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has announced that they will hold a contest to produce an 8 to 12 page manga. Winners will have their manga published as part of the program.   [read more] [discuss]

Bakuretsu Con announces Greg Ayres
Bakuretsu Con has announced that voice actor Greg Ayres has been added to their guest list. The convention runs October 23-26 in Colchester, Vermont.   [read more] [discuss]

October 8, 2008

New England Fan Experience holds contest for tickets to Death Note II: The Last Name
New England Fan Experience is among the conventions holding a contest for free tickets to see Death Note II: The Last Name. Winners will be selected in a drawing.   [read more] [discuss]

October 16, 2008

Zenkaikon to provide anime content at VGXPO 2008
Zenkaikon 2008 has announced a strategic collaboration with America's Video Games Expo 2008 in which anime content will be provided at the November VGXPO event in Philadelphia.   [read more] [discuss]

October 20, 2008

MomoCon announces dates and guests
MomoCon, a free convention at Georgia Tech in Atlanta, Georgia, will take place March 14th and 15th, 2009. Guests include Bill Holbrook, Bill Winans, Bobby Nash, Anne Brunsgaard, and John Lotshaw.   [read more] [discuss]

October 28, 2008

Kitacon announces additional guests
Kitacon, a new UK anime convention to be held in April 2009, has announced that voice actors Laura Bailey and Travis Willingham will be attending.   [read more] [discuss]