Anime Convention Schedule


List of 2008 Worldwide Anime Conventions

Dates Location
Anime Los Angeles 2008 January 4-6, 2008 Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel & Convention Center
Burbank, CA
Ohayocon 2008 January 4-6, 2008 Hyatt Regency Columbus / Columbus Convention Center
Columbus, OH
Sac-Anime 2008 January 11-13, 2008 Scottish Rite Center
Sacramento, CA
AUSAM-Con 2008 January 12, 2008 Auburn University - Foy Student Union
Auburn, AL
Pokettokon 2008 January 12-13, 2008 Illinois Central College
East Peoria, IL
Vericon 2008 January 25-27, 2008 Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
Setsucon 2008 January 26-27, 2008 Days Inn State College
State College, PA
Animatrix 2008 January 27, 2008 Vladimir Nazarov Theater
Moscow, Russia
Animation & Gaming Ohio 2008 February 8-10, 2008 Hilton Akron/Fairlawn
Akron, OH
Ikkicon 2008 February 8-10, 2008 Doubletree Hotel Austin
Austin, TX
Naka-Kon 2008 February 8-10, 2008 Kansas City Marriott Downtown
Kansas City, MO
Anime School House Rock 2008 February 9, 2008 Westlake Preparatory School
Davie, FL
Anime-Arkansas 2008 Cancelled February 9, 2008 Metroplex Event Center
Rogers, AR
Katsucon 2008 February 15-17, 2008 Omni Shoreham Hotel
Washington, DC
Animation On Display 2008 February 16-17, 2008 Cathedral Hill Hotel
San Francisco, CA
Kei-kon 2008 February 22-24, 2008 University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building
Victoria, BC, Canada
Anime Day in Davie 2008 February 23, 2008 Davie P.A.L.
Davie, FL
Senshi-Con 2008 February 23, 2008 UAA Student Union
Anchorage, AK
UChi-Con 2008 February 23, 2008 University of Chicago, Stuart Hall
Chicago, IL
Japan Addict 2008 February 23-24, 2008 Palais des Fêtes
Strasbourg, France
Anime Milwaukee 2008 February 29 - March 2, 2008 UW Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI
Minami Con 2008 February 29 - March 2, 2008 Novotel Hotel
Southampton, UK
Chibi Chibi Con 2008 March 1-2, 2008 The Evergreen State College
Olympia, WA
Neo NohCon 2008 Postponed March 7-8, 2008 Daemen College
Amherst, NY
Animaritime 2008 March 7-9, 2008 The Delta Beauséjour
Moncton, NB, Canada
Hana*con 2008 March 8, 2008 Jenks West Intermediate Gym
Jenks, OK
Nishikaze 2008 March 8, 2008 University of Lethbridge (Anderson Hall)
Lethbridge, AB, Canada
Anime Oasis 2008 March 13-16, 2008 Boise Airport Holiday Inn
Boise, ID
Anime Wasabi 2008 March 14-16, 2008 Holiday Inn Denver International Airport
Denver, CO
FITcon 2008 March 14-16, 2008 Florida Institute of Technology
Melbourne, FL
MomoCon 2008 March 15-16, 2008 Georgia Tech Student Center
Atlanta, GA
Toronto AnimeCon 2008 March 15-16, 2008 Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, ON, Canada
Anime Boston 2008 March 21-23, 2008 Hynes Convention Center
Boston, MA
Anime Express 2008 March 21-23, 2008 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Daytona Beach, FL
Anime Matsuri 2008 March 21-23, 2008 The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center
The Woodlands, TX
AniZona 2008 Cancelled March 21-23, 2008 Wigwam Resort
Litchfield Park, AZ
Seito ChibiCon 2008 March 22, 2008 Branham High School
San Jose, CA
Tokyo International Anime Fair 2008 March 27-30, 2008 Tokyo Big Sight
Tokyo, Japan
Anime St. Louis 2008 March 28-30, 2008 Holiday Inn St. Louis-Southwest Viking
St. Louis, MO
JAMPcon 2008 March 28-30, 2008 Chattanooga Choo Choo Holiday Inn
Chattanooga, TN
Naruto Trek Convention 2008 March 28-30, 2008 Sheraton Suites Cypress Creek
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Sakura-Con 2008 March 28-30, 2008 Washington State Convention & Trade Center
Seattle, WA
Animania Festival Sydney 2008 March 29, 2008 Citigate Central Hotel
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Animarathon 2008 March 29, 2008 Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH
ConTopia 2008 March 29-30, 2008 Wolkenburg 100
Wuppertal, Germany
Anime Detour 2008 April 4-6, 2008 Ramada Mall of America
Bloomington, MN
ChibiFest 2008 April 5, 2008 Whitney Library Concert Hall
Las Vegas, NV
FreeCon 2008 April 5-6, 2008 Florida State University Student Services Building
Tallahassee, FL
Anime Punch! 2008 April 11-13, 2008 Crowne Plaza Columbus North
Columbus, OH
J-Junk 2008 April 11-13, 2008 Jugendzentrum Anne-Frank
Groß-Gerau, Germany
Tekkoshocon 2008 April 11-13, 2008 Radisson Hotel Pittsburgh Green Tree
Pittsburgh, PA
O-Conn 2008 April 12, 2008 O'Connor High School
Helotes, TX
AnimeXtreme 2008 April 12-13, 2008 Colégio Salesiano Dom Bosco
Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
AniMinas 2008 April 12-13, 2008 Estácio de Sá
Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
Castle Point Anime Convention 2008 April 13, 2008 Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, NJ
Kawaii Kon 2008 April 18-20, 2008 Hawaii Convention Center
Honolulu, HI
No Brand Con 2008 April 18-20, 2008 Ramada Inn Convention Center
Eau Claire, WI
Animania Festival Melbourne 2008 April 19, 2008 Rydges Melbourne
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Anime Fannatiku 2008 April 19, 2008 St. George Holiday Inn Resort Hotel
St. George, UT
Mang'Azur 2008 April 19-20, 2008 Palais Des Congres Neptune
Toulon, France
SakuraCon 2008 April 19-20, 2008 Petőfi Csarnok
Budapest, Hungary
Shinboku Con 2008 April 20, 2008 Lorain County Community College
Elyria, OH
Middle Tennessee Anime Convention 2008 April 25-27, 2008 Sheraton Music City
Nashville, TN
Minifest 2008 April 26, 2008 University of Melbourne, Parkville Campus
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Shukuya Con 2008 April 26, 2008 Harborview Center
Clearwater, FL
Tora-Con 2008 April 26, 2008 Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY
Armageddon Expo Christchurch 2008 April 26-27, 2008 Christchurch Convention Centre
Christchurch, New Zealand
Kaisen Anime Convention 2008 April 27, 2008 Pedrin Zorrilla Coliseum
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Anime 2008 May 2-4, 2008 Theater Hotel Almelo
Almelo, Netherlands
Hanami 2008 May 3-4, 2008 Kulturzentrum
Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany
Animania Festival Brisbane 2008 May 10, 2008 Holiday Inn Brisbane
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Northern Michigan Anime Convention 2008 May 10, 2008 Northwestern Michigan College
Traverse City, MI
Animefest.CZ 2008 May 10-11, 2008 Hotel International / Brno Cultural Center
Brno, Czech Republic
Anime Central 2008 May 16-18, 2008 Hyatt Regency O'Hare / Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont, IL
JACON 2008 May 16-18, 2008 Orlando Sun Resort
Orlando, FL
Mobicon 2008 May 16-18, 2008 Ashbury Hotel & Suites
Mobile, AL
Otafest 2008 May 16-18, 2008 University of Calgary
Calgary, AB, Canada
Zakyou-Con 2008 Postponed May 16-18, 2008 Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, KY
Kirsikankukkacon 2008 May 17, 2008
Turku, Finland
Kamen Festival de Cosplay y Mascaradas 2008 May 18, 2008 Gimnasio del Liceo Laboratorio, Emma Gamboa
San Jose, Costa Rica
Animazement 2008 May 23-25, 2008 Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center
Durham, NC
Anime North 2008 May 23-25, 2008 Doubletree International Plaza Hotel, Toronto Congress Center, Renaissance Toronto Airport Hotel
Toronto, ON, Canada
FanimeCon 2008 May 23-26, 2008 San Jose McEnery Convention Center
San Jose, CA
Arkansas Anime Festival 2008 May 24, 2008 Holiday Inn Northwest Arkansas
Springdale, AR
Saboten-Con 2008 May 24-26, 2008 Crowne Plaza Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ
A-Kon 2008 May 30 - June 1, 2008 Sheraton Dallas Hotel
Dallas, TX
KnoxCon 2008 June 6-8, 2008 Kenyon Athletic Center
Gambier, OH
OMG!!!con 2008 June 6-8, 2008 JR's Executive Inn Riverfront
Paducah, KY
Otaku Omaha 2008 June 6-8, 2008 Carlisle Hotel Omaha
Omaha, NE
Cosplaycon 2008 June 7-8, 2008 Miyagi Kenjinkai
São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Anime Mid-Atlantic 2008 June 13-15, 2008 Holiday Inn Executive Center
Virginia Beach, VA
El Paso Anime Con 2008 June 13-15, 2008 University of Texas El Paso
El Paso, TX
AnimeNEXT 2008 June 20-22, 2008 Meadowlands Exposition Center / Holiday Inn
Secaucus, NJ
Yaoi Jamboree 2008 June 20-22, 2008 Renaissance Phoenix-Glendale Hotel
Glendale, AZ
TFcon Toronto 2008 June 21, 2008 Doubletree International Plaza Hotel Toronto Airport
Toronto, ON, Canada
AnimeNeves 2008 June 21-22, 2008 Escola Estadual José Bonifácio Nogueira
Ribeirão das Neves, MG, Brazil
JAFAX 2008 June 21-22, 2008 Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI
Omnicon 2008 June 26-27, 2008 Holiday Inn McAllen-Civic Center
McAllen, TX
Cleveland Colossal Convention 2008 June 26-29, 2008 Hilton Cleveland East / Beachwood
Beachwood, OH
PersaCon 2008 June 27-29, 2008 Von Braun Center
Huntsville, AL
Made In Japan 2008 June 28-29, 2008 Sparkassensaal
Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Northern Anime Festival 2008 June 28-29, 2008 Durham College, UOIT Oshawa Campus
Oshawa, ON, Canada
Anime Expo 2008 July 3-6, 2008 Los Angeles Convention Center
Los Angeles, CA
PortConMaine 2008 July 3-6, 2008 Eastland Park Hotel
Portland, ME
Chibicon 2008 July 5, 2008 Sporthallen Galgenwaard
Utrecht, Netherlands
AniMex 2008 July 5-6, 2008 Cintermex Convention Center
Monterrey, NL, Mexico
Super Anime World 2008 July 5-6, 2008 Rede Metodista de Educação do Sul
Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
Japan Expo 2008 July 6-8, 2008 Paris-Nord Villepinte
Paris, France
Anime Friends 2008 July 11-13, 2008 Mart Center
São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Anime TuCon 2008 July 12-13, 2008 Four Points by Sheraton Tucson University Plaza
Tucson, AZ
Anime Friends 2008 July 16-20, 2008 Mart Center
São Paulo, SP, Brazil
AniMix 2008 July 18-20, 2008 Plaza Hotel and Conference Center
Killeen, TX
Daigacon 2008 Cancelled July 18-20, 2008 Holiday Inn University Plaza
Bowling Green, KY
Ikasucon 2008 July 18-20, 2008 Grand Wayne Convention Center
Fort Wayne, IN
Metrocon 2008 July 18-20, 2008 Tampa Convention Center
Tampa, FL
Ai-Kon 2008 July 25-27, 2008 Winnipeg Convention Centre
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
AnimeCon 2008 July 25-27, 2008 Universidade Anhembi-Morumbi, Metrô Bresser
São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Fieldcon 2008 July 25-27, 2008 AEP ReCreation Lands
Morgan County, OH
MACOnvention 2008 July 25-27, 2008 Kuernberghalle
Leonding, Austria
Tokonatsu 2008 July 25-28, 2008 Ampthill & Woburn District Scout Ground
Milton Bryan, UK
Doujin Overload 2008 July 26, 2008 Mercure Hotel Auckland
Auckland City, New Zealand
Animecon 2008 July 26-27, 2008 University of Jyväskylä
Tampere, Finland
AVCon 2008 July 26-27, 2008 Adelaide University
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Otakuthon 2008 July 26-27, 2008 Palais des congrès
Montreal, QC, Canada
AnimagiC 2008 August 1-3, 2008 Beethovenhalle
Bonn, Germany
ConnectiCon 2008 August 1-3, 2008 Connecticut Convention Center
Hartford, CT
Kakkoi|con 2008 August 1-3, 2008 Sheraton Bloomington
Minneapolis, MN
Matsuri Con 2008 August 1-3, 2008 Kulturellen
Herning, Denmark
MechaCon 2008 August 1-3, 2008 Hilton Lafayette
Lafayette, LA
Tokyo In Tulsa 2008 August 1-3, 2008 Crowne Plaza Hotel Tulsa
Tulsa, OK
Yasumicon 2008 August 1-3, 2008 Florida International University, South Campus
Miami, FL
SMASH! Sydney Manga and Anime Show 2008 August 2, 2008 Roundhouse at University of New South Wales
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Ancient City Con 2008 August 2-3, 2008 Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
Jacksonville, FL
Ani-Jam 2008 August 2-3, 2008 Radisson Hotel & Conference Center
Fresno, CA
World Cosplay Summit 2008 August 2-3, 2008 Osu
Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Zuiichi 2008 August 3, 2008 Cinetopia Theater
Vancouver, WA
Amecon 2008 August 8-10, 2008 University of Leicester
Leicester, UK
Animethon 2008 August 8-10, 2008 MacEwan College
Edmonton, AB, Canada
Otakon 2008 August 8-10, 2008 Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, MD
San Japan 2008 August 8-10, 2008 San Antonio Municipal Auditorium
San Antonio, TX
JAMMCon 2008 Cancelled August 9, 2008
Port Huron, MI
Kin-Yoobi Con 2008 August 9, 2008 Chabot College
Hayward, CA
Anime Festival Orlando 2008 August 15-17, 2008 Wyndham Orlando Resort
Orlando, FL
Anime Festival Wichita 2008 August 15-17, 2008 Best Western Wichita North Hotel & Suites
Wichita, KS
AnimeIowa 2008 August 15-17, 2008 Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
Coralville, IA
AniMiniCon 2008 August 15-17, 2008 Ye Olde Commons
Charlton, MA
Comic Market 2008 August 15-17, 2008 Tokyo Big Sight
Tokyo, Japan
MahouCon 2008 Postponed August 15-17, 2008 Hotel Huntington Beach
Huntington Beach, CA
Anime Evolution 2008 August 22-24, 2008 University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Fan Expo Canada 2008 August 22-24, 2008 Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, ON, Canada
MatsuriCon 2008 August 22-24, 2008 Holiday Inn Columbus-Worthington
Worthington, OH
Animania Festival Sydney 2008 August 23-24, 2008 Australian Technology Park
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Kita-Kon 2008 August 28-29, 2008 Victoria Inn
Thunder Bay, ON, Canada
Summer Matsuri 2008 August 29-30, 2008 Radisson Hotel & Conference Center
Manchester, NH
AniNite 2008 August 29-31, 2008 WUK
Vienna, Austria
Sac-Anime 2008 August 29-31, 2008 Scottish Rite Center
Sacramento, CA
AnimeFest 2008 August 29 - September 1, 2008 Hyatt Regency Dallas
Dallas, TX
Anime Vegas 2008 August 30 - September 1, 2008 Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel
Las Vegas, NV
Kumoricon 2008 August 30 - September 1, 2008 Doubletree Portland-Lloyd Center
Portland, OR
Alcon 2008 September 5-7, 2008 De Montfort University
Leicester, UK
Otaku Mex 2008 September 5-7, 2008 Embassy Suites Albuquerque
Albuquerque, NM
Realms Con 2008 September 5-7, 2008 Holiday Inn Corpus Christi-Emerald Beach
Corpus Christi, TX
T-MODE 2008 September 5-7, 2008 Hilton Crystal City
Arlington, VA
Super Anime Day 2008 September 6, 2008 Davie P.A.L.
Davie, FL
DOJIcon 2008 September 9-10, 2008
Krakow, Poland
Connichi 2008 September 12-14, 2008 Kongress Palais Kassel
Kassel, Germany
Nan Desu Kan 2008 September 12-14, 2008 Marriott Denver Tech Center
Denver, CO
Anime Weekend Atlanta 2008 September 19-21, 2008 Renaissance Waverly Hotel & Cobb Galleria Centre
Atlanta, GA
MikomiCon 2008 September 19-21, 2008 California State University Northridge
Northridge, CA
Animania Festival Brisbane 2008 September 20, 2008 Holiday Inn Brisbane
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Chibicon 2008 September 20-21, 2008 Assembly Rooms
Derby, UK
Abunai 2008 September 26-28, 2008 Nieuwe Buitensociëteit
Zwolle, Netherlands
Manifest 2008 September 26-28, 2008 University of Melbourne, Parkville Campus
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
New York Anime Festival 2008 September 26-28, 2008 Jacob K. Javits Center
New York, NY
Schoolgirls and Mobilesuits 2008 September 26-28, 2008 Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Minneapolis, MN
Sogen Con 2008 September 26-28, 2008 Sheraton Sioux Falls & Convention Center
Sioux Falls, SD
Tsubasacon 2008 September 26-28, 2008 Riverfront Ballroom & Conference Center
Huntington, WV
Yaoi-Con 2008 September 26-28, 2008 Marriott San Mateo / San Francisco Airport Hotel
San Mateo, CA
Őszi AnimeCon 2008 September 27-28, 2008 Petőfi Hall
Budapest, Hungary
Aurora-Con 2008 September 27-28, 2008 William A. Egan Civic & Convention Center
Anchorage, AK
Chibi-Pa 2008 September 27-28, 2008 Palm Beach County Convention Center
West Palm Beach, FL
Providence Anime Conference 2008 October 3-5, 2008 Rhode Island Convention Center
Providence, RI
Shimakon 2008 Postponed October 3-5, 2008 Bahia Mar Resort
South Padre Island, TX
Tekko 1/2 2008 October 4, 2008 Best Western Parkway Center Inn
Pittsburgh, PA
Anime USA 2008 October 10-12, 2008 Hyatt Regency Crystal City
Arlington, VA
SITACon 2008 October 10-12, 2008 SUNY IT
Utica, NY
AnimeXtreme 2008 October 11-12, 2008 Colégio Salesiano Dom Bosco
Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
Zenkaikon 2008 October 17-18, 2008 Valley Forge Scanticon Hotel and Conference Center
King of Prussia, PA
Anime X Gamer Experience 2008 October 17-19, 2008 Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village
St. Augustine, FL
Another Anime Convention 2008 October 17-19, 2008 Radisson Hotel Nashua
Nashua, NH
Autumn Dream 2008 October 18-19, 2008 Antelope Valley Fairgrounds
Lancaster, CA
Bakuretsu Con 2008 October 23-26, 2008 Hampton Inn and Event Center
Colchester, VT
Anime Banzai 2008 October 24-25, 2008 Sheraton City Centre Hotel
Salt Lake City, UT
Youmacon 2008 October 30 - November 2, 2008 Hyatt Regency Dearborn
Dearborn, MI
Anime Supercon 2008 October 31 - November 2, 2008 Hilton Miami Downtown
Miami, FL
MangaNEXT 2008 October 31 - November 2, 2008 Doubletree Somerset Hotel
Somerset, NJ
SugoiCon 2008 October 31 - November 2, 2008 Drawbridge Inn
Ft. Mitchell, KY
Tigercon 2008 November 1, 2008 University Union, Towson University
Towson, MD
Animatsuri 2008 November 1-2, 2008
St. Petersburg, Russia
J-con 2008 November 1-2, 2008 Stadthalle Merzig
Merzig, Germany
Otakufest Peru 2008 November 2, 2008 El Hotel & Centro de Convenciones María Angola
Lima, Peru
Aki Con 2008 November 7-9, 2008 Holiday Inn Downtown-Everett
Everett, WA
Nekocon 2008 November 7-9, 2008 Hampton Roads Convention Center
Hampton, VA
Arkansas Anime Festival 2008 November 8-9, 2008 Holiday Inn
Springdale, AR
Anime NebrasKon 2008 November 14-16, 2008 University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Lincoln, NE
Auchinawa 2008 November 14-16, 2008 Holiday Inn Glasgow Airport
Glasgow, UK
Eirtakon 2008 November 14-16, 2008 Dublin City University
Dublin, Ireland
DotCon 2008 November 15-16, 2008 Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Toronto-Markham
Markham, ON, Canada
Naru 2 U 2008 November 15-16, 2008 Travelodge Ottawa Hotel & Conference Centre
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Mokucon 2008 November 21-22, 2008 Rutgers University, Douglass Student Center
New Brunswick, NJ
Daisho Con 2008 November 21-23, 2008 Ramada Stevens Point Hotel
Stevens Point, WI
Izumicon 2008 November 21-23, 2008 Sheraton Midwest City at the Reed Conference Center
Oklahoma City, OK
New England Fan Experience 2008 November 21-23, 2008 Hyatt Regency Cambridge
Cambridge, MA
TriCounty JaniCon 2008 November 21-23, 2008 Orlando World Center Marriott Resort
Orlando, FL
Anime Festival Asia 2008 November 22-23, 2008 Suntec International Convention and Exhibition Centre
Singapore
Tomodachi Fest 2008 November 28-30, 2008 Holiday Inn Boise Airport
Boise, ID
BCC Pocket Con 2008 December 5, 2008 Bergen Community College Main Campus
Paramus, NJ
Kajonk-A-Con 2008 December 5-7, 2008 University of Tennessee Conference Center
Knoxville, TN
YuleCon 2008 December 5-7, 2008 Dallas / Fort Worth Marriott Hotel & Golf Club
Fort Worth, TX
UmiCon 2008 December 13-14, 2008 Hillcrest High School
Hillcrest, KZN, South Africa
Toronto AnimeCon 2008 December 14, 2008 Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, ON, Canada
Oni-Con 2008 December 19-21, 2008 George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston, TX
Comic Fiesta 2008 December 20-21, 2008 Sunway Convention Centre
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Mizu Con 2008 December 27-29, 2008 Hyatt Regency Miami
Miami, FL
Comic Market 2008 December 29-31, 2008 Tokyo Big Sight
Tokyo, Japan
First Night Boston 2009 December 31, 2008 Hynes Convention Center
Boston, MA
MEW Convention 2009 December 31, 2008 - January 1, 2009 Red Lion Hotel Vancouver at the Quay
Vancouver, WA
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