Anime Convention News Archive by Month
February 2, 2009 launches new video podcast focused on anime conventions
We're thrilled to present the first episode of our monthly video podcast. In this episode, we review the list of the ten largest anime cons of 2008 and help first-time convention attendees decide which convention to attend first.   [read more] [discuss]

February 3, 2009

Middle Tennessee Anime Convention announces Notorious MSG and Lisa Furukawa
MTAC has announced that The Notorious MSG and Lisa Furukawa will be performing at the Nashville convention the weekend of April 3rd through 5th.   [read more] [discuss]

February 6, 2009

MizuCon announces dates for 2009
Mizu Con has announced that they will be returning to the Hyatt Regency in Miami, Florida. This year, they move up their dates to August 21-23.   [read more] [discuss]

February 8, 2009

Zenkaikon announces new guest Robert Axelrod
Zenkaikon has announced that voice actor Robert Axelrod will be attending their convention. The convention will take place in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania this November.   [read more] [discuss]

February 17, 2009

Sakura-Con announces three new guests of honor
Sakura-Con 2009 in Seattle, Washington has announced that Kappei Yamaguchi, Peter Fernandez, and Wendy Powell will be attending as guests of honor. The convention runs from April 10th through 12th.   [read more] [discuss]

February 18, 2009

MomoCon announces new guests and charity event
MomoCon has announced new guests Extraordinary Contraptions, Gina Biggs, Steven Cummings, the Outlanders Steampunk group, Tripwire Interactive, Hi-Rez Studios, Seraphina, Reanna Remick, Imriela, and Aleathia Burns. The convention has also announced Susan G. Komen for the Cure charity events and seminars on college information. The convention will be held March 14th and 15th at the Georgia Tech campus in Atlanta, Georgia.   [read more] [discuss]

ConnectiCon announces first round of guests
ConnectiCon has announced their first round of guests for ConnectiCon 2009 held July 31st through August 2nd at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, Connecticut.   [read more] [discuss]

Castle Point Anime Convention announces Michele Knotz and Bill Rogers
Castle Point Anime Convention has announced guests Michele Knotz and Bill Rogers. The one-day convention will be held on March 29th on the campus of Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey.   [read more] [discuss]

February 19, 2009

Anime Boston announces second round of guests
Anime Boston has announce its second round of guests consisting of Chris Ayres, Laura Bailey, Troy Baker, Tom Wayland and Travis Willingham. Anime Boston 2009 will take place May 22-24th at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts.   [read more] [discuss]

February 20, 2009

Zenkaikon 2009 announces three new guests
Zenkaikon has announced several new guests: Stephanie Chateau and C.J. Collins from Concept Galaxy and musical guest Eden Star. The convention will take place this November in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.   [read more] [discuss]

February 22, 2009

San Japan announces first round of guests for 2009 convention
San Japan has announced guests Travis Willingham, Laura Bailey, Chris Patton, Wendy Powell, Clarine Harp, Troy Baker, Carrie Savage, Chris Ayres, and Josh Grelle as well as musical performers OverClocked ReMix, Mega Ran, and DJ Katsuhiko Jinnai. San Japan will be held this August in San Antonio, Texas.   [read more] [discuss]

February 26, 2009

How-To Guide for Planning to Attend a Convention
You decided that you want to attend a convention - now is the time to start planning. But where to begin? This guide will help you get ready for your convention experience.   [read more]

How-To Guide for Making a Budget for a Convention
Going to a convention can do major damage to your wallet. This guide will help you plan a budget to figure out how much money you will need to attend.   [read more]

February 27, 2009

One-day Spring Anime Kaiju Experience event announced
United Fan Con, Inc. has announced a one-day anime event called Spring Anime Kaiju Experience which will be held on Saturday, April 11th at the Courtyard by Marriott Tremont in Boston, Massachusetts.   [read more] [discuss]

Manifest announces new dates and venue
Manifest in Melbourne, Australia has announced that they will be moving to the Melbourne Showgrounds for this year's convention. Their 2009 event will be held from August 21st through 23rd. Their Minifest event will be held on April 4th at the University of Melbourne.   [read more] [discuss]