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September 10, 2012
CampAnime 2012 Report
An anime convention in the woods? Is this a bold new concept or a disaster waiting to happen? Find out how it went in our convention report from CampAnime in Woodstock Valley, Connecticut.
July 19, 2012
ConnectiCon 2012 Convention Report
The tenth annual ConnectiCon was held recently in Hartford, Connecticut. Patrick has written up his thoughts on the convention's latest outing and has addressed several areas for improvement.
July 18, 2012
AnimeNEXT 2012 Convention Report
Elizabeth returns to AnimeNEXT in Somerset, New Jersey to revisit the largest fan-run anime convention in the New York area.
July 17, 2012
2012 World Cosplay Summit US Preliminaries
The World Cosplay Summit US Preliminaries were recently held at Katsucon. Elizabeth reports on what was the best costume competition she has ever seen at an anime convention.
March 5, 2012
Katsucon 2012 convention report
Elizabeth attended her first Katsucon recently and has written a convention report with her thoughts about one of the longest running East Coast conventions.
August 27, 2009
Otakon 2009 convention report
The largest east coast convention, Otakon, was held from July 17 - 19, 2009 in Baltimore, Maryland. This year the convention had 26,586 people in attendance.
May 31, 2009
Anime Boston 2009 Convention Report
For the seventh year, thousands of otaku converged upon Boston to attend Anime Boston 2009. Did the convention fix their registration problems from the previous year? Read our report to find out.
February 25, 2009
Arisia 2009 Convention Report
Arisia is New England's largest and most diverse science fiction and fantasy convention. Over the past couple years it has added more and more anime programming. How did a con in its 20th year do?
August 17, 2008
San Japan 2008 convention report attended San Japan from August 8th to 10th in San Antonio, Texas. How did the first year convention do? Read our con report to find out.
December 9, 2007 in-depth New York Anime Festival 2007 report attended New York Anime Festival (and the ICv2 Conference on Anime and Manga) from December 6th through 9th in New York City. Did the convention live up to the hype? Read our con report to find out.
October 17, 2007
Another Anime Convention 2007 report has written up a convention report on this past weekend's Another Anime Convention. Photos from the event are also available for viewing.
July 4, 2006
PortConMaine 2006 convention report has written up a convention report on this past weekend's PortConMaine. Photos from the event are also available for viewing.
April 19, 2003
Anime Boston 2003 Escaflowne Panel Transcript
At Anime Boston 2003, Lizzard organized an Escaflowne panel. It was far more successful than anticipated. There was standing room only, and she was honored to have seated with me two of the English voice actors that worked on the show - Kirby Morrow (Van Fanel) and Scott McNeil (Jajuka, King Aston, Reeden, and more).
August 11, 2002
TOTEMCon convention report
PatrickD attended TOTEMCon and hated it. Here's why...
June 23, 2002
Bakuretsu Con 2002 convention report
Vermont's first Bakuretsu Con was held in June 2002 and we were there!
October 21, 2001
Great American Anime Expo convention report
A year and a half before Anime Boston burst onto the scene, Great American Anime Expo was held at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts.
June 16, 2001
Mikkakan convention report's ( report from Mikkakan 2001.
February 18, 2001
David Kaye panel report from Katsucon 007
We report on the David Kaye panel from Katsucon 007 held in February 2001 in Arlington, Virginia.
July 18, 1999
BotCon 99 Convention Report
Back in 1999, Lizzard and PatrickD, founders of The Chibi Project headed out to St. Paul, Minnesota for Botcon 99. This is their convention report.

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