Anime Convention News Archive by Month
January 3, 2011

Izumicon announces a guest of honor for 2011
Izumicon in Midwest City, Oklahoma has announced Vic Mignogna will be making a guest appearance at the convention this November.   [read more] [discuss]

AniMinneapolis announces location and dates in July 2011
A new anime convention, AniMinneapolis, has been announced for July 8-10 at The Northland Inn in Minneapolis, Minnesota.   [read more] [discuss]

January 4, 2011

Mizu Con announces Johnny Yong Bosch and Eyeshine
Mizu Con has announced a guest appearance by Johnny Yong Bosch and his band, Eyeshine. They will be appearing at the Miami convention this August.   [read more] [discuss]

Animation and Gaming Ohio announces next line of musical guests
A&G Ohio has announced voice actors Scott McNeil and Wendee Lee as well as a number of musical guests. The convention will be held March 18-20 in Cincinnati, Ohio.   [read more] [discuss]

January 7, 2011

QC Anime-zing! announces Johnny Yong Bosch, Eyeshine, Russell Lissau, and Trevor Mueller
QC Anime-zing! has announced guests Russell Lissau, Trevor Mueller, and Johnny Yong Bosch with Eyeshine. The convention will be held in Davenport, Iowa this June.   [read more] [discuss]

Tekkoshocon welcomes international rap star Random
Tekkoshocon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has announced rapper Random, aka Mega Ran, as its first musical guest. The convention will be held March 31st to April 3rd.   [read more] [discuss]

January 10, 2011

Mizu Con announces 2011 guests of honor
Mizu Con has announced appearances by voice actors Todd Haberkorn and Lisa Ortiz. The convention will be held in Miami this August.   [read more] [discuss]

January 14, 2011

K-On! and Starcraft 2 voice actors to appear at Animation On Display
Cristina Vee, Robert Clotworthy, and Neil Kaplan will be in San Francisco for Animation on Display on Presidents' Day weekend.   [read more] [discuss]

January 19, 2011

Anime St. Louis announces The Slants as musical guest for 2011 convention
Anime St. Louis has announced The Slants will be performing in Collinsville, Illinois this April.   [read more] [discuss]

Naka-Kon books Alsdead as musical guest
Visual kei band Alsdead will be performing at Naka-Kon 2011 in Kansas City, Missouri the weekend of February 18-20.   [read more] [discuss]

Anime St. George announces Scuttlebutt Ink as guests of honor
Anime St. George has announced Dusty Jack and JadePrinceof Scuttlebutt Ink as guests. The convention will be held in St. George, Utah this September. The pair will also appear at Anime St. George's sister convention, Anime Bonanza, in Reno, Nevada this August.   [read more] [discuss]

Kawaii Kon announces its second round of guests
Kawaii Kon in Hawaii has announced more guests: Kappei Yamaguchi, David Williams, and Eleven Staples. The convention begins at the end of April.   [read more] [discuss]

January 20, 2011

Anime-SPARK! adds Samurai Dan and Jillian to guest list
Anime-SPARK! has announced martial arts instructors Samurai Dan and Jillian Coglan will be joining the convention next month in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.   [read more] [discuss]

Tekkoshocon and Tainted Reality present US debut of visual kei group lix
Visual Kei band lix will perform at Tekkoshocon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the end of March.   [read more] [discuss]

January 25, 2011

Godaikocon announces first round of guests
Godaikocon in Troy, Michigan has announced guests Greg Ayres, Johnny Yong Bosch, and Eyeshine. The convention will be held August 12-14, 2011.   [read more] [discuss]

Florida Anime Experience coming to Orlando on Memorial Day weekend
Florida Anime Experience has been announced for May 27-29, 2011 in Kissimmee, Florida with a guest appearance by voice actor Steve Blum.   [read more] [discuss]

Kawaii Kon adds ALT/AIR to the guest lineup
Kawaii Kon in Honolulu, Hawaii has announced the addition of musical guest ALT/AIR. The convention will be held April 29th to May 1st.   [read more] [discuss]

Anime Bonanza to be held in Reno, Nevada this August
The team responsible for Anime St. George in southern Utah, has announced Anime Bonanza. The convention will be held August 6th in Reno, Nevada.   [read more] [discuss]

January 26, 2011

ShadoCon announced for Tampa in November
ShadoCon will be returning to Tampa, Florida this November with guests DJ Shadowfax, aniRAGE, Arin Hanson (Egoraptor), and Doug Walker.   [read more] [discuss]

January 27, 2011

PariahCon announces additional guests and partnerships
PariahCon has announced guest appearances by Eileen Stevens, Sonny Strait, and MegaRan. The convention can be found in Lakeland, Florida this June.   [read more] [discuss]

MTAC announces The Protomen and The Man Power
Middle Tennessee Anime Convention has announced two additional music guests, The Protomen and The Man Power. The convention will be held April 22-24 in Nashville, Tennessee.   [read more] [discuss]

January 28, 2011

Japanese hard rock band Rampant to appear at Tekkoshocon 2011
Tekkoshocon has announced female-fronted Japanese hard rock band Rampant will give a live performance at the convention which will be held March 31 through April 3 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   [read more] [discuss]

January 31, 2011

Animation On Display adds two more guests
James Harper and Kevin McKeever have been announced as guests for San Francisco's Animation On Display on February 19th and 20th. The 2011 Robotech Convention Tour will also be at the convention.   [read more] [discuss]