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You are currently browsing conventions and events with anime programming before 2001 in North America.

Yamatocon
August 13, 1983
 The Harvey House
Dallas, TX
Yamatocon
March 8, 1986
 Holiday Inn Park Central
Dallas, TX
Animagic
September 20-21, 1986
 Holiday Inn Park Central
Dallas, TX
The Official Robotech Convention
October 4-5, 1986
 Sheraton Anaheim Hotel
Anaheim, CA
The Official Robotech Convention
October 18-19, 1986
 Holiday Inn City Center
Philadelphia, PA
BayCon
May 22-25, 1987
 Red Lion Hotel
San Jose, CA
Magnum Opus Con
March 23-25, 1990
 Hyatt Regency Greenville
Greenville, SC
Project: A-Kon
July 28-29, 1990
 Richardson Hilton
Richardson, TX
Project: A-Kon
May 25-26, 1991
 Radisson Hotel & Suites
Dallas, TX
AnimeCon
August 30 - September 2, 1991
 Red Lion Inn
San Jose, CA
Project: A-Kon
June 5-7, 1992
 Holiday Inn Brookhollow
Dallas, TX
Anime Expo
July 3-6, 1992
 Red Lion Hotel
San Jose, CA
AnimeFest
October 5, 1992
 Richardson Courtyard by Mariott Hotel
Dallas, TX
AnimeFest / Conniption
February 5-7, 1993
 Holiday Inn North Park Plaza Hotel
Dallas, TX
Project: A-Kon
May 28-30, 1993
 Holiday Inn Brookhollow
Dallas, TX
Anime America
June 25-27, 1993
 Westin Hotel and Santa Clara Convention Center
Santa Clara, CA
Anime Expo
July 2-4, 1993
 Parc Oakland Hotel and Oakland Convention Center
Oakland, CA
AnimeFEST
November, 1993
 Richardson Courtyard by Mariott Hotel
Dallas, TX
Project: A-Kon
June 3-5, 1994
 Sheraton-Mockingbird Hotel
Dallas, TX
FanimeCon
June 19, 1994
 California State University, Hayward
Hayward, CA
Animethon
July, 1994
 Grant MacEwan Community College
Edmonton, Alberta
Anime Expo
July 1-3, 1994
 Anaheim Marriott Hotel and Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, CA
Anime America
July 29-31, 1994
 Red Lion Inn
San Jose, CA
Otakon
July 29-31, 1994
 Days Inn Penn State
State College, PA
AnimeFEST
November 4-6, 1994
 Holiday Inn North Park Plaza Hotel
Dallas, TX
ANIMEast
November 11-13, 1994
 Brunswick Hilton & Towers
East Brunswick, NJ
Project: Z-Kon
January 7, 1995
 Hilltop Hotel
Dallas, TX
Katsucon
February 17-19, 1995
 Holiday Inn Executive Center
Virginia Beach, VA
FanimeCon
February 25, 1995
 California State University, Hayward
Hayward, CA
Project: A-Kon
June 2, 1995
 Harvey Addison Hotel
Addison, TX
Anime Expo
June 30 - July 2, 1995
 Los Angeles Airport Hilton
Los Angeles, CA
Animethon
July, 1995
 Grant MacEwan Community College
Edmonton, Alberta
Anime America
July 7-9, 1995
 Red Lion Inn
San Jose, CA
AnimeFEST
September 1-3, 1995
 Doubletree Hotel at Park West
Dallas, TX
Otakon
September 1-4, 1995
 Penn State Scanticon
State College, PA
RoboCon
October 6-8, 1995
 Grand Hotel
Anaheim, CA
Anime Weekend Atlanta
October 27-29, 1995
 Castlegate Hotel & Conference Center
Atlanta, GA
Anime East
November 10-12, 1995
 Hilton Hotel and Towers
East Brunswick, NJ
FanimeCon
February 14, 1996
 Foothill College
Los Altos Hills, CA
Katsucon
March 8-10, 1996
 Holiday Inn Executive Center
Virginia Beach, VA
Project: A-Kon
May 31 - June 2, 1996
 Harvey Addison Hotel
Addison, TX
JAFAX
June 22-23, 1996
 Kendall College of Art and Design
Grand Rapids, MI
Anime Expo
June 28-30, 1996
 Anaheim Marriott Hotel & Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, CA
Animethon
July 13-14, 1996
 Grant MacEwan Community College
Edmonton, Alberta
Anime America
July 25-28, 1996
 Red Lion Inn
San Jose, CA
Otakon
August 9-11, 1996
 Marriott's Hunt Valley Inn
Hunt Valley, MD
Anime Weekend Atlanta
October 11-13, 1996
 Holiday Inn Atlanta Airport North
Atlanta, GA
AnimeFEST
November 1-3, 1996
 Clarion Hotel Dallas
Dallas, TX
Katsucon
March 7-9, 1997
 Holiday Inn Executive Center
Virginia Beach, VA
FanimeCon
March 8, 1997
 Foothill College
Los Altos Hills, CA
Anime Express
April 25-27, 1997
 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Daytona Beach, FL
Project: A-Kon
May 30 - June 1, 1997
 Harvey Hotel-Addison
Addison, TX
JAFAX
June 21-22, 1997
 Kendall College of Art and Design
Grand Rapids, MI
Anime Expo
July 4-7, 1997
 Los Angeles Airport Hilton
Los Angeles, CA
Animethon
July 12-13, 1997
 Grant MacEwan Community College
Edmonton, Alberta
Anime America Cancelled
July 31 - August 3, 1997
 Red Lion Inn
San Jose, CA
Otakon
August 8-10, 1997
 Marriott's Hunt Valley Inn
Hunt Valley, MD
Anime North
August 9, 1997
 The Michener Institute
Toronto, Ontario
Nan Desu Kon
August 30, 1997
 Tivoli Student Union
Denver, CO
C-Kon
September 6-7, 1997
 Ball State University
Muncie, IN
AnimeIowa
September 19-21, 1997
 Highlander Inn
Iowa City, IA
Anime Weekend Atlanta
November 14-16, 1997
 Atlanta Marriott North Central
Atlanta, GA
FanimeCon
February 14-1, 1998
 Foothill College
Los Altos Hills, CA
Katsucon
February 27 - March 1, 1998
 Radisson Plaza Hotel at Mark Center
Alexandria, VA
Animazement
March 20-22, 1998
 North Raleigh Hilton Hotel
Raleigh, NC
Anime Express
March 27-29, 1998
 Embry-Riddle Instructional Center
Daytona Beach, FL
Anime Central
April 3-5, 1998
 Holiday Inn International O'Hare
Rosemont, IL
Baka!-Con
April 24-26, 1998
 DoubleTree Inn
Tukwila, WA
Project: A-Kon
May 29-31, 1998
 Harvey Hotel D/FW
Dallas, TX
Canadian National Comic Book Expo
June 26-28, 1998
 Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, Ontario
JAFAX
June 27-28, 1998
 Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI
Phenomicon
June 28, 1998
 
High Point, NC
Anime Expo
July 3-5, 1998
 Anaheim Hilton & Towers
Anaheim, CA
Animethon
July 11-12, 1998
 Grant MacEwan Community College
Edmonton, Alberta
Nan Desu Kon
July 17-19, 1998
 Stapleton Plaza Hotel
Denver, CO
Otakon
August 7-9, 1998
 Hyatt Regency-Crystal City
Arlington, VA
Anime North
August 22-23, 1998
 The Michener Institute
Toronto, Ontario
AnimeFEST
September 4-7, 1998
 Omni Dallas - Park West
Dallas, TX
AnimeIowa
September 18-20, 1998
 Highlander Inn
Iowa City, IA
Nekocon
October 2-4, 1998
 Holiday Inn Executive Center
Virginia Beach, VA
Anime Weekend Atlanta
October 9-11, 1998
 Atlanta Marriott North Central
Atlanta, GA
Katsucon
February 12-14, 1999
 Hyatt Regency Crystal City
Arlington, VA
Animazement
March 19-21, 1999
 Hilton North Raleigh
Raleigh, NC
FanimeCon
March 19-21, 1999
 La Baron Hotel
San Jose, CA
New England Mini-Con
March 27-28, 1999
 University of Maine at Farmington
Farmington, ME
Anime Central
April 23-25, 1999
 Ramada Plaza Hotel O'Hare
Rosemont, IL
Baka!-Con
April 23-25, 1999
 DoubleTree Inn
Tukwila, WA
Project: A-Kon
June 4-6, 1999
 Hyatt Regency DFW
Dallas, TX
Phenomicon
June 11-13, 1999
 Castlegate Hotel & Conference Center
High Point, NC
Anime North
June 18-20, 1999
 Ramada Airport East Hotel
Toronto, Ontario
JAFAX
June 19-20, 1999
 Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI
Otakon
July 2-4, 1999
 Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, MD
Otafest
July 3-4, 1999
 University of Calgary
Calgary, Alberta
Animethon
July 10-11, 1999
 Grant MacEwan Community College
Edmonton, Alberta
Anime Expo
July 16-18, 1999
 Anaheim Hilton & Towers
Anaheim, CA
Canadian National Comic Book Expo
August 27-29, 1999
 Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, Ontario
AnimeIowa
September 3-5, 1999
 Collins Plaza Hotel
Cedar Rapids, IA
AnimeFEST
September 3-6, 1999
 Holiday Inn DFW Airport North
Dallas, TX
Nan Desu Kon
September 24-26, 1999
 Sheraton Denver West
Lakewood, CO
Anime Weekend Atlanta
October 8-10, 1999
 Atlanta Marriott Gwinnett Place
Duluth, GA
Anime USA
October 15-17, 1999
 Crowne Plaza Washington National Airport Hotel
Arlington, VA
RoboCon Cancelled
October 15-17, 1999
 
Orange, CA
Nekocon
November 5-7, 1999
 Holiday Inn Executive Center
Virginia Beach, VA
Middle Tennessee Anime Convention
December 10-11, 1999
 Days Inn Nashville Airport
Nashville, TN
Katsucon
February 11-13, 2000
 Hyatt Regency Crystal City
Arlington, VA
FanimeCon
February 24-27, 2000
 Santa Clara Convention Center
Santa Clara, CA
Animazement
March 10-12, 2000
 Hilton North Raleigh
Raleigh, NC
New England Mini-Con
March 18-19, 2000
 University of Maine at Farmington
Farmington, ME
Anime Express
March 24-26, 2000
 Embry Riddle University
Daytona Beach, FL
MegaCon
March 31 - April 1, 2000
 Orlando Expo Center
Orlando, FL
Sakura-Con
March 31 - April 2, 2000
 DoubleTree Inn
Tukwila, WA
Anime Central
May 12-14, 2000
 Sheraton Arlington Park
Arlington Heights, IL
Mobicon
May 12-14, 2000
 Ramada Inn on the Bay
Mobile, AL
A-Kon
June 2, 2000
 Hyatt Regency DFW
Dallas, TX
Anime North
June 16-18, 2000
 Ramada Plaza Hotel Toronto Airport East‎
Toronto, Ontario
Otafest
June 17-18, 2000
 University of Calgary
Calgary, Alberta
JAFAX
June 24-25, 2000
 Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI
Anime Expo
June 30 - July 3, 2000
 Disneyland Hotel
Anaheim, CA
Animethon
July 15-16, 2000
 Grant MacEwan Community College
Edmonton, Alberta
Shoujocon
July 15-16, 2000
 Hilton Newark Gateway
Newark, NJ
Otakon
August 4-6, 2000
 Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, MD
Anime Festival Orlando
August 19-20, 2000
 Ramada Plaza Hotel & Inn Gateway
Kissimmee, FL
Canadian National Comic Book Expo
August 25-27, 2000
 Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, Ontario
AnimeIowa
September 1-3, 2000
 Crowne Plaza Five Seasons Hotel
Cedar Rapids, IA
Middle Tennessee Anime Convention Cancelled
September 2, 2000
 
Nashville, TN
Anime USA
September 8-10, 2000
 Holiday Inn Rosslyn Westpark Hotel at Key Bridge
Arlington, VA
JACON
September 8-10, 2000
 University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL
Ani-Magic
October 6-8, 2000
 Best Western Antelope Valley Inn & Conference Center
Lancaster, CA
Anime Weekend Atlanta
October 6-8, 2000
 Crowne Plaza-Atlanta Ravinia
Dunwoody, GA
New York Anime Film Festival
October 6-8, 2000
 Japan Society / Director's Guild of America Theatre
New York, NY
Nan Desu Kan
October 13-15, 2000
 Sheraton Denver West
Lakewood, CO
Nekocon
October 27-29, 2000
 Holiday Inn / Chesapeake Conference Center
Chesapeake, VA
SugoiCon
November 10-12, 2000
 Holiday Inn Cincinnati - Airport
Erlanger, KY
Aka Kon
November 26-27, 2000
 Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
Vancouver, British Columbia

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