Anime Convention News Archive by Month
November 1, 2005

Peelander-Z Mini Tour sponsored by AnimeNext
AnimeNext is sponsoring Peelander-Z's tour of the northeast. Performances can be found this week in Boston, Philadelphia, and New York.   [read more]

November 2, 2005

Kunicon cancelled; former chairman posts attendance numbers
Kunicon, the series of conventions run by Subarashii Nation, appears to have dissolved. Miami's Kunicon in December will not take place.   [read more]

November 4, 2005

Supanova Pop Culture Expo announces podcast
Supanova Pop Culture Expo, the largest convention of its kind in Australia, has issued a press release to announce a podcast featuring audio from its guest panels. Current podcast episodes feature guests such as Tiffany Grant, Matt Greenfield, and Sonny Strait.   [read more]

November 5, 2005 at Fan Expo in Chile
The 2005 Robotech Convention Tour makes its first Latin American stop at the inaugural Fan Expo in Santiago, Chile on November 12-13th! Guests include Greg Snegoff, Jesús Barrero, Patricia Acevedo, Michael Bradley, and Tommy Yune.   [read more]

DC Anime Club to host End of the Year Cosplay Party
The DC Anime Club and Anime FX will be hosting an End of the Year Cosplay Party on December 3rd. Entry is $10 and entering the video game tournament or cosplay contest will cost an additional $5.   [read more]

November 8, 2005

Anime South schedule posted as hotel block fills
Anime South has issued a press release to notify people that their schedule has been posted and the hotel has very little space available.   [read more]

Sakura-Con announces first American guest
Sakura-Con has announced that voice actor, writer, director and producer Tony Oliver will be a guest at their convention in March 2006.   [read more]

November 13, 2005

Anime Boston 2006 announces its first round of guests
Anime Boston 2006 has announced its first round of guests: voice actors Greg Ayres, Steven J. Blum, Richard Epcar, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn and artists Robert and Emily DeJesus. Anime Boston will be held May 26-28, 2006 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA.   [read more]

November 14, 2005

Anime USA announces tickets will be issued for Move concert
According to Anime USA, the convention will be issuing tickets for the Move concert on Friday afternoon due to high demand. The tickets will be free of charge with a Friday or All-Weekend membership.   Source: Tom Stidman   [read more]

Anime Vegas 2005 video blog is online
If you missed Anime Vegas in October or want to re-live the convention, you can now find an Anime Vegas video blog online.   [read more]

November 16, 2005

Anime USA issues correction for Move ticket announcement
Anime USA has issued an announcement that 600 tickets for Friday's Move concert will now be distributed in a single session rather than three separate blocks. They will not issue tickets for the simulcast room.   [read more]

American Red Cross to conduct blood drive at AX2006
The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) has issued a press release stating that the American Red Cross will be conducting a blood drive during Anime Expo 2006, July 1-4 in Anaheim, CA.   [read more]

November 21, 2005

MatsuriCon offers special holiday registrations
MatsuriCon is offering $25 single rate and $22 per person group rates as part of a special promotion for the holiday season. As part of registering by mail before December 7th, registrants have the option of receiving a special collectors confirmation post-card in the mail around Christmas time.   [read more]

Llamacon 2006 announces new guests
Llamacon 2006 has announced that cosplay band Bad Luck and webcomic artist Jeph Jacques of Questionable Content will be present at the convention this coming February.   [read more]

MTAC welcomes Caitlin Glass to 2006 guest lineup
Middle Tennessee Anime Convention has announced that voice actress Caitlin Glass will be joining their guest list.   [read more]

eigoMANGA announces Rumble Invasion in SF and LA
eigoMANGA, the publishers for the Japanese-influenced comic book series Rumble Pak, is producing a two-city comic book rock concert tour at Things from Another World in San Francisco and the Los Angeles area (Universal City) called Rumble Invasion 2005.   [read more]

November 25, 2005

Tsubasa-Con begins today
Tsubasa-Con in Charleston, WV has had trouble with its web server and is unable to update its web site, but it is still scheduled to be held this weekend. Convention guests are singer Lisa Furukawa Ray and webmaster Patrick Delahanty.   [read more]

November 30, 2005

Llamacon 2006 announces high school promotion
Llamacon has issued a press release to announce discounted rates for the one-day February convention.   [read more]