Anime Convention News Archive by Month
July 3, 2006

Bakuretsu Con announces guests of honor
Bakuretsu Con has announced voice actress Cynthia Martinez and artist Steve Bennett will be attending the Vermont convention as guests of honor this November.   [read more]

July 4, 2006

Over 41,000 attendees at Anime Expo 2006
Anime Expo has issued a press release which announces an attendance figure of over 41,000 people at this past weekend's event.   [read more]

July 12, 2006

MangaNEXT announced for the first weekend of October
The organizers of AnimeNEXT have announced the creation of the first convention in the United States to focus entirely on manga. MangaNEXT will be held October 6-8, 2006 in Secaucus, New Jersey.   [read more]

July 14, 2006

Anime South announces guests
Anime South has announced guests Vic Mignogna, Chris Patton, The Mindless Tripod Experience, and Chris Hazelton.   [read more]

Northern Anime Festival announces new event and sells out of artists' alley space
Northern Anime Festival has issued statements to announce that it has sold out of college residence and artists' alley space, but will be holding a model contest.   [read more]

July 15, 2006

Kawaii Kon 2007 announces location and dates
Kawaii Kon 2007, Hawaii's anime convention, will be held in Honolulu on April 27-29, 2007 at the Hawaii Convention Center   [read more]

July 17, 2006

AnimeCons.com blimp in Sketched Out Life
The latest comic from Sketched Out Life features an AnimeCons.com blimp. No, we don't actually have a blimp...yet.

July 18, 2006

Chibi-Pa announces guests
Artists Steve Bennett, Chris Hazelton, Stephanie Château, Heather Scott, and a representative from Demented Dragon will be guests at Chibi-Pa: Next this December.   [read more]

July 21, 2006

Otakon mail server issues extend pre-registration
Due to problems with their mail server, Otakon is extending pre-registration through Monday, July 24th. Until problems with their ISP are resolved, pre-registration receipts and any correspondence may be delayed.   [read more]

July 25, 2006

AnimeCons.com store goes online
AnimeCons.com is proud to announce the opening of the AnimeCons.com Store. The online store currently features a special AnimeCons.com T-shirt, but will soon be expanded to offer other products as well.   [read more]

AnimeFest announces music guest of honor
AnimeFest has announced that Flow, five-piece rock act, will be performing at the convention on September 2nd.   [read more]