Anime Convention News Archive by Month
February 1, 2007

Saturday sold out for New York Comic Con
New York Comic Con reports that tickets for Saturday, February 24 are sold out on the NYCC web site. Three-day, Friday, and Sunday tickets are still available.   [read more] [discuss]

m.o.v.e to perform for Sakura-Con's 10th anniversary
Sakura-Con has announced that the band m.o.v.e will perform at their 10th convention this April.   [read more] [discuss]

Anime Expo offers prizes to pre-registrants
Anime Expo 2007 is offering prizes from Anime Hot, Bistro98, Gnome International Inc., Spicy Brown, and Tofu Girls for people who register in February.   [read more] [discuss]

February 6, 2007

Online pre-registration goes live for Anime Festival Orlando 8
Pre-Registration for AFO 8 went live last Thursday, February 1st with a special price of $35.00 for a 3 day membership lasting only until April 30, 2007.   [read more] [discuss]

February 7, 2007

Sakura-Con announces four new guests of honor
Sakura-Con has announced Hideyuki Kurata, Kouta Hirano, Yashuhiro Nightow, and K.T. Gray.   [read more] [discuss]

Tomo-Dachi to bring Mike McFarland to the UK
Tomo-Dachi 2007 has announced that ADR director, scriptwriter, and voice actor Mike McFarland will be a guest at the convention in Northern Ireland this August.   [read more] [discuss]

Finalists announced for American Anime Awards
The finalists for the inaugural American Anime Awards have been announced. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony during the New York Comic Con on Saturday, February 24th.   [read more] [discuss]

February 9, 2007

Tales of Anime now offers pre-registration for individual days
In addition to now offering pre-registration for individual days, Tales of Anime has announced tournaments, cosplay prizes, and other programming additions.   [read more] [discuss]

NYCC welcomes the creator, director, and co-producers of Afro Samurai
New York Comic Con has announced the attendance of Takashi Okazaki, Fuminori Kizaki, Taito Okiura, and Eric Calderon -- the creator, director, and co-producers of Afro Samurai.   [read more] [discuss]

February 12, 2007

MTAC welcomes Neil Kaplan to 2007 guest lineup
MTAC has announced the addition of Neil Kaplan, voice of Optimus Prime in Transformers: Robots in Disguise, to the guest roster.   [read more] [discuss]

February 13, 2007

Rooster Teeth Productions to make Sakura-Con appearance
Sakura-Con has announced that Rooster Teeth Productions, creators of Red vs Blue, will be appearing at the convention in Seattle this April.   [read more] [discuss]

February 16, 2007

Mari Iijima concert at Tekkoshocon 2007
Mari Iijima, the voice of Lynn Minmay from Super Dimension Fortress Macross, will be performing at Tekkoshocon this April.   [read more] [discuss]

February 19, 2007

Hellsing Ultimate volume 2 to premiere at Sakura-Con
With the sponsorship and support of Geneon, Hellsing Ultimate volume 2 will premiere at Sakura-Con 2007, April 6th-8th at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center.   [read more] [discuss]

February 20, 2007

Sumi Shimamoto to attend Sakura-Con
Sending out yet another press release, Sakura-Con has announced that voice actress Sumi Shimamoto will be appearing at the Seattle convention this April.   [read more] [discuss]

February 21, 2007

Anime Expo announces additional room blocks
Anime Expo announced room blocks at both The Westin Long Beach and The Queen Mary. (Yes, this is the first time an anime convention has offered accommodations on a cruise ship.)   [read more] [discuss]

February 28, 2007

Tora-Con announces final guest additions
The RIT Anime Club has announced its final three guests for Tora-con 2007: Stephanie Yanez, Steve Bennett, and the Cosplay Crack Crew.   [read more] [discuss]

AnimeCons.com offers a new online advertising program
AnimeCons.com is proud to announce the release of its new advertising program. Interested advertisers are welcome to review our advertising information. Anime convention organizers may be especially interested in our ad swap program in which we will run your convention's banner advertising for up to three months in exchange for advertising AnimeCons.com at your convention.   [read more] [discuss]