Anime Convention News Archive by Month
September 5, 2005

Katrina's effects on the anime community
One week ago, Hurricane Katrina slammed into the gulf coast of the United States wiping out communities, causing billions of dollars in damage, and taking lives which are still being counted. Anime-Cons.com has contacted two conventions in the afflicted area to see how their staff and their attendees are doing.   [read more]

September 13, 2005

Sakura-Con's room block at the Grand Hyatt has been sold out
Sakura-Con has issued a press release announcing that their room block at the Grand Hyatt is full. Space is still available at nearby hotels, but going fast. Pre-registrations are also reported to be up over 45% from last year at this time.   [read more]

September 16, 2005

Bakuretsu Con's hotel has sold out
Bakuretsu Con's primary hotel has sold out, but overflow hotel space is available at neighboring hotels. Bakuretsu Con will be held October 21-23 in Burlington, VT.   [read more]

September 22, 2005

Robotech.com announces latest guest updates for Robotech Convention Tour
Kevin McKeever from Robotech.com has announced the latest guest updates to the 2005 Robotech Convention Tour. Conventions in this update include Ani-Magic, Oni-Con, Reactor, and AC Cubed.   Source: Kevin McKeever / Robotech.com   [read more]

September 23, 2005

Anime Boston releases new podcast episode
Anime Boston has recently started to publish a podcast. The second episode, featuring Greg Ayres, is now online. Free subscriptions are available through iTunes or via podcast.animeboston.com.   [read more]

September 26, 2005

SPJA/Anime Expo 2006 searches for a new CEO
Jennifer Pon has stepped down as the current Chief Executive Officer for the Society for the Promotion of Japanese Anime, Anime Expo's parent organization. Chad Kime, SPJA Board Member, will act as the interim CEO until a permanent replacement is found.   [read more]

September 30, 2005

Onna! has posted its schedule of events
DJ Ranma S has sent us a note to tell us that the event schedule for Onna! has been posted.   Source: DJ Ranma S   [read more]

Anime Vegas commercials airing next month
JT sent us a note to let us know that Anime Vegas will be airing a couple TV commercials locally in Las Vegas next month. They were produced by College University Creators in association with Anime Vegas/cartoonmogul.com.   Source: JT   [read more]