2010 News

July 14, 2010
AnimeCons LIVE! - Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at 8:00 PM EDT
As announced in the July episode of the Podcast, the Podcast crew will be doing a live broadcast tonight at 8:00pm EDT. Come and join them as they share some convention stories. Jump into the chat room during the live show and you can tell them your stories too!

You can find the broadcast at

April 19, 2010
On the passing of Carl Macek
Doug Wilder, a writer for, reflects on how Carl Macek's efforts in bringing anime to America can still be felt today.
April 19, 2010
American anime producer Carl Macek passes away
Animation historian Jerry Beck reported on his blog on Sunday that American producer Carl Macek passed away due to a heart attack on Saturday. Macek and Beck had co-founded Streamline Pictures in 1988.
April 1, 2010
New podcast episode posted for April 2010
The AnimeCons TV Podcast crew found a VHS tape with a "classic" episode from 1990. It's now posted in our podcast feed and also available for viewing on AnimeCons TV.
March 1, 2010 Podcast for March 2010 released
Today, has posted the March 2010 episode of the Podcast. In this month's episode, Shiva and Elizabeth discuss planning your masquerade performance. Patrick lists essential information that should be on every convention's web site. In Q&A, Sketch tries to get people to realize that does not actually run all the cons listed on the site.
January 12, 2010
More than half of Anime Expo's division heads resign in protest of new CEO
Four out of seven of Anime Expo's division heads have resigned due to disputes with the SPJA Board of Directors and the organization's new CEO, Michael Lattanzio.
January 12, 2010
Ten largest North American anime conventions of 2009 has once again put together a list of the ten largest North American anime conventions of the previous year. This year's list is presented in the season 2 premiere of the Podcast.
January 5, 2010 is giving away a free pass to A&G Ohio has been provided with a free pass to A&G Ohio in Cincinnati, Ohio from March 12th through 14th, 2010. We will be conducting a random drawing to give this away and encourage all Cincinnati area anime fans to enter.