Anime Convention News
January 2, 2017

Largest North American Anime Conventions of 2016
Has anime convention attendance plateaued? Find out which of the largest cons have had slower growth and which have declined in our annual look at the largest anime cons in the United States and Canada for the past year.   [read more] [discuss]

December 26, 2016

Imposter posing on Instagram as artist Robert DeJesus
An Instagram user going by the username robertdejesus_art is posing as artist Robert DeJesus and possibly soliciting commissions from unsuspecting people.   [read more] [discuss]

November 23, 2016

FanCons.com Database Has Over 8,000 Conventions
After over 11 years, the FanCons.com database has passed 8,000 convention entries today.   [read more] [discuss]

November 22, 2016

Wizard World May Run out of Money at the End of 2016
Wizard World's SEC filings were made yesterday and state that their cash on hand is "insufficient to fund its operations on a long term basis past December 31, 2016."   [read more] [discuss]

November 18, 2016

VideoGameCons.com Launches Complete Site Redesign
VideoGameCons.com, a site focused exclusively on video gaming conventions, has launched after completing a complete top-to-bottom redesign.   [read more] [discuss]

November 16, 2016

Hear About This Week's Conventions With Amazon Alexa
Enable the FanCons.com skill on your Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, or other Alexa-enabled device and you can have Alexa tell you what fan conventions are coming up as part of your flash briefing.   [read more] [discuss]

October 19, 2016

Hasbro Announces "HasCon", Its Own Hasbro-Themed Convention
Toy manufacturer Hasbro has announced that they will launch their own convention focused on their toy lines. The convention, named "HasCon", will take place in Providence, Rhode Island in September 2017, not far from Hasbro's corporate headquarters.   [read more] [discuss]

July 5, 2016

Sukoshi Con cancels Louisville Anime Weekend and all future events
In a Twitter announcement today, Sukoshi Con has announced Louisville Anime Weekend "has been cancelled and that there will not be any future Sukoshi Con events."   [read more] [discuss]

June 22, 2016

Wizard World Scuttles Cruise Convention
Citing filming schedules of talent, Wizard World has announced that Wizard World Comic Con Cruise has been cancelled.   [read more] [discuss]

June 3, 2016

Anime Matsuri hires former SPJA CEO
Anime Matsuri has announced their new Chief Operating Officer, Mark Perez, former CEO of Anime Expo's parent company, Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation.   [read more] [discuss]

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