Anime Convention News Archive by Month
August 1, 2006

Anime Vegas television commercial available online
The creators of the animated online series College University have produced an animated television commercial for Anime Vegas.   [read more]

August 3, 2006

Anime Weekend Atlanta announces final round of guests
Attending AWA this year are actor/director Michael Sinterniklass, manga artist Keitaro Arima, character designer and animation director Masahiro Aizawa, and the band TsuShiMaMiRe.   [read more]

August 11, 2006

AnimeNEXT 2007 to be held July 6-8
AnimeNEXT has announced that they are moving to July 6-8 for their 2007 convention. That puts them one week after Anime Expo and two weeks before Otakon.   [read more]

Anime Vegas 2006 announces final guests line-up
Anime Vegas, scheduled for September 2-4, has announced their finalized guest list.   [read more]

August 15, 2006

Otakon attendance falls below cap
Otakon has announced their paid attendance for this year's convention was 22,302, just 302 people more than last year and 2,698 shy of their attendance cap.   [read more]

August 17, 2006

Metrocon looks into Amano's World
Metrocon has sent out a press release to formally announce Metrocon: Amano's World on October 14-15 in Tampa, Florida.   [read more]

Metrocon 2007 dates announced
July 2007 keeps getting more and more crowded as Tampa's Metrocon, Florida's largest anime convention, announces they're moving back to July.   [read more]

August 18, 2006

Voice actor boot camp at Bang Zoom! Entertainment
Bang Zoom! Entertainment has announced that voice actors Sandy Fox and Lex Lang will be instructing an all-day event for students of voice acting.   [read more]

August 22, 2006

DC Anime Club announces art show
The DC Anime Club has announced that it will be showcasing the art of its members at the DC Anime Art Show, September 6-25 at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library.   [read more]

August 23, 2006

AME Matsuri is announced in the Philippines
The University of the Philippines Anime Manga Enthusiasts (UP AME) has announced AME Matsuri, a festival taking place this December.   [read more]

Kawaii Kon announces first round of guests
Kawaii Kon has announced guests Greg Ayres, Luci Christian, David Williams, Jennifer Sekiguchi, Michael Sinterniklass, Robert & Emily DeJesus, and Monica Rial.   [read more]

August 27, 2006

DC Anime Club and APA Film Fest team up for AMV contest
The DC Anime Club has issued a press release to announce that they and DC Asian Pacific American Film will be posting an anime music video contest at George Washington University on October 1st.   [read more]

August 28, 2006

Anime Festival Wichita announces 2007 dates
Anime Festival Wichita has announced that their next convention will be held August 17-19, 2007.   [read more]