Anime Convention News Archive by Month
April 2, 2007

Anime Supercon announces new guests
Anime Supercon has announced the addition of several Aqua Teen Hunger Force guests and several bands.   [read more] [discuss]

Japanese art forms manga and anime topic of Smithsonian event
The Smithsonian Associates will feature the Japanese pop culture phenomena of manga (comics and printed cartoons) and anime in an all-day seminar on Saturday, April 21, 10 a.m. 5 p.m. as part of its cultural series "Japan WOW!" (March 31--June 9).   [read more] [discuss]

MTAC joins US Marines in "Bots for Tots" effort
Middle Tennessee Anime Convention, held April 13-15 in Nashville, will host U.S. Marines representing the Toys for Tots charity as they help collect robot toys for needy kids.   [read more] [discuss]

Anime Expo 2007 announces first guest of honor
Anime Expo 2007 has announced voice actor, singer, writer, and director Mary Elizabeth McGlynn as their first guest of honor.   [read more] [discuss]

New York Anime Festival to be launched in December
Reed Exhibitions has issued a press release to formally announce December's New York Anime Festival at the Jacob K. Javits Center.   [read more] [discuss]

Anime Boston announces final round of guests
Anime Boston has announced its final round of guests: Hiroshi Iwata, producer of Macross, Kenji Terada, writer for Kimagure Orange Road and the first three Final Fantasy titles, and voice actress Brina Palencia.   [read more] [discuss]

April 3, 2007

Anime Expo and Bang Zoom! Entertainment to host AX Idol
AX Idol 2007 will be holding open auditions for all who would like to try being the next "Anime Voice Acting" and "Singing" superstars! Ten will be selected to perform in front a of a live audience at the Long Beach Sports Arena during Anime Expo 2007.   [read more] [discuss]

Lorain County Community College to host anime con
Elyria, Ohio's Lorain County Community College will be the site of Shinboku Con, a one-day anime convention on Sunday, April 29th.   [read more] [discuss]

April 11, 2007

Zenkaikon 2007 announces musical guests
Zenkaikon 2007 has announced that Prism, Hsu-nami, and D-Chan will be performing.   [read more] [discuss]

April 12, 2007

Anime Vegas announces 2007 dates
The Anime Vegas Club and convention organizers are preparing for an estimated attendance of 3000-3500 anime fans for their fourth annual Anime Vegas Convention at the Cashman Center on September 1st-3rd 2007.   [read more] [discuss]

April 13, 2007

DC Anime Club seeking artist to participate in anime art show
The DC Anime Club is looking for artists to participate in the 3rd annual Anime Art Show which shall take place during the entire month of November at the Martin Luthur King, Jr Memorial Library in Washington, DC.   [read more] [discuss]

The first FUNiGIRL Party of 2007 to be held at Anime Boston
On Saturday, April 21, FUNimation's FUNiGIRL program will hold their first FUNiGIRL Party of 2007 at Anime Boston 2007. The party will include anime screenings, trivia, games and giveaways.   [read more] [discuss]

Oreskaband to be guests of honor at Anime Expo 2007
The ska band Oreskaband will be guests of honor at Anime Expo this summer.   [read more] [discuss]

April 26, 2007

Anime Central announces full guest list
Anime Central has announced a rather large guest list to celebrate their tenth year.   [read more] [discuss]

Robotech in China
Harmony Gold has announced that the Robotech Convention Tour will be making a stop at the China International Cartoon & Animation Festival (CICAF) in Hangzhou, China.   [read more]

Another Anime Convention announces guests
Another Anime Convention has announced that they are moving to the Courtyard by Marriott in Nashua, NH the weekend of October 12-14. Their current list of guests includes Richard Epcar, Greg Finley, Daniel Kevin Harrison, and Ellyn Stern.   [read more] [discuss]

Ai-Kon confirms guests of honor
American voice actors Greg Ayres and Vic Mignogna have been confirmed as the guests of honor for Ai-Kon 2007 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.   [read more] [discuss]

JaniCon announces new guests
JaniCon has announced the addition of three guests, artists Amanda Tomasch and Melissa Hudson and musical performers Peelander-Z.   [read more] [discuss]

Anime Expo 2007 announces Death Note guests
Death Note director Tetsuro Araki and character designer Masaru Kitao will be guests of honor at Anime Expo 2007.   [read more] [discuss]

April 27, 2007

Florida Supercon adds new guests
Florida Supercon has announced the addition of four more guests for the June 22-24, 2007 show, including Rosearik Rikki Simons, Greg Horn, George Lowe, and Dana Snyder.   [read more] [discuss]

FUNimation launches Summer Tour for Beck Mongolian Chop Squad
FUNimation is launching a Summer Tour program for Beck Mongolian Chop Squad. The first three confirmed stops on the Summer Tour are Anime Boston, A-Kon, Anime Mid-Atlantic and Anime Expo.   [read more] [discuss]

Anime Expo 2007 announces Battle of the Bands
This year's Anime Expo will be hosting a Battle of the Bands contest to provide amateur bands the chance to perform song choices to attendees at the convention.   [read more] [discuss]

Anime Evolution announces 2007 dates and first guests
Anime Evolution has announced Back On, Michael Coleman, and David Stanworth as guests.   [read more] [discuss]

April 30, 2007

T-MODE '07 offers Japan Anime Travel Tour
T-MODE 2007 in Arlington, Virginia is offering a six day travel package to visit anime-related destinations in Japan in February. Although the press release states this is the first time an anime convention has done this, similar tours have been done by other conventions in the past.   [read more] [discuss]