Anime Convention News Archive by Month
October 1, 2009

Artists' alley and dealers' room registration open for Castle Point Anime Convention
Castle Point Anime Convention has announced that artists' alley and dealers' room spaces are now available for their 2010 convention. The convention will take place on April 11th in Hoboken, New Jersey.   [read more] [discuss]

October 5, 2009

Anime Weekend Atlanta releases attendence for 2009 and announces 2010 dates
Anime Weekend Atlanta has announced 11,717 paid attendees at its 2009 convention. The convention will return to Atlanta, Georgia on September 17-19, 2010.   [read more] [discuss]

October 6, 2009

Shinboku-con announces a cosplay ball event
Shinboku-con has announced a cosplay ball event to be held on Saturday, October 17th at the Spitzer Conference Center in Elyria, Ohio. The event will run from 6 to 10pm.   [read more] [discuss]

Youmacon announces its final round of guests
Youmacon has announced its final round of guests: LittleKuriboh and Kroze, Carrie Keranen, and Brad Swaile. The convention will be held October 29th to November 1st in Dearborn, Michigan.   [read more] [discuss]

October 9, 2009

Sakura-Con 2010 announces first musical guests
Sakura-Con has announced Dazzle Vision as its musical guest for their 2010 convention to be held in April in Seattle, Washington.   [read more] [discuss]

October 13, 2009

Animation Asia Conference 2009 announces speakers
Animation Asia Conference organizers have announced the speakers and program details for the inaugural business conference taking place in conjunction with Anime Festival Asia 2009. The one-day business conference is scheduled for the 20th of November in Singapore.   [read more] [discuss]

Robotech reunion to take place at Zenkaikon 2009
The final stop of the 2009 Robotech Convention Tour will be at Zenkaikon where Robotech creators from Comico, Eternity, and DC will be re-uniting for the first time in decades. Zenkaikon will be held November 7 & 8 in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.   [read more] [discuss]

CHS Otaku Fest returns for a second year
Centennial High School Anime Club has announced that CHS Otaku Fest will return on April 24th, 2010 at Centennial High School in Ellicott City, Maryland.   [read more] [discuss]

Nekocon announces limited seating voice actor workshop with Tony Oliver
Nekocon has announced a workshop by actor/director Tony Oliver in which anime fans will learn the steps you need to take to get into a voice acting career. The convention takes place November 6-8 in Hampton, Virginia.   [read more] [discuss]

October 15, 2009

DotCon announces events and guests
Dotcon 2009 has announced guests including voice actors Mizushima Takahiro and Wendy Powell. The convention will take place November 13th and 14th in Toronto, Ontario.   [read more] [discuss]

October 16, 2009

Anime St. George announces convention date for 2010
Anime St. George has announced that they will be returning for a second year on September 25, 2010 in St. George, Utah.   [read more] [discuss]

October 17, 2009

Ichibancon announces first round of guests
Ichibancon in Concord, North Carolina has announced guest appearances by voice actors Wendy Powell, Michael Sinterniklaas, and Todd Haberkorn. The convention will take place January 8-10, 2010.   [read more] [discuss]

October 22, 2009

Animation and Gaming Ohio announces first round of guests
A&G Ohio has announced actors D.C. Douglas and Chris Patton as guests along with composer/artist DM Ashura. The convention will take place in Cincinnati, Ohio this March.   [read more] [discuss]

October 26, 2009

Shinboku Con announces their fourth convention
Shinboku Con in Elyria, Ohio has announced that they will be becoming a three-day con in 2010. The convention will be held at the Elyria Holiday Inn from April 16th through the 18th.   [read more] [discuss]

October 27, 2009

Zenkaikon announces Reni Mimura, programming changes, attendance cap
Zenkaikon has announced cosplay singer Reni Mimura, the addition of Iron Artist: Zenkaikon Edition and the Beatles Rock Band Sing-Off, and a registration cap of 1,500 per day for this year's convention. It is scheduled for November 7th and 8th in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.   [read more] [discuss]

Anime NebrasKon to feature 150 anime and gaming activities
Anime NebrasKon, being held on November 6th-8th, has announced that they will feature 150 panels and activities including some by guests . NebrasKon will feature panels by anime industry guests and artists such as Yuri Lowenthal, Tiffany Grant, Matt Greenfield, Tara Platt, and Shannon and Richard Townsend.   [read more] [discuss]

October 28, 2009

Bishie Con to take open submissions to art show
Bishie Con's artists' alley has closed, so they have opened an art show where artists may showcase their artwork for free. The convention will take place November 20-22 in St. Louis, Missouri.   [read more] [discuss]