Anime Convention News Archive by Month
January 1, 2008

Looking Back on the Anime Conventions of 2007
It's that time of year again when we look back on the past year of anime conventions...and what a troubled year it seemed to be! We also publish our annual list of the ten largest anime conventions of the past year.   [read more] [discuss]

January 8, 2008

DC Anime Club and JICC to bring Anime/Live Action Movies to Washington, DC
The DC Anime Club and the Japanese Information and Culture Center will collaborate to bring anime and live action screenings to Washington, DC at the Japanese Information and Culture Center every fourth Thursday of the month at 6:30pm starting January 24, 2008.   [read more] [discuss]

DC Anime Club to Give Cosplay Presentation at the Japanese Information and Culture Center
The DC Anime Club will give a presentation on cosplay at the Japanese Information and Culture Center on January 18, 2008 at 6:30pm.   [read more] [discuss]

MTAC Announces 2008 Music Lineup
MTAC has announced new musical guests The Slants, The Man Power, Chickenbox and the return of Peelander-Z.   [read more] [discuss]

January 10, 2008

Spike Spencer to Attend A&G Ohio
Animation and Gaming Ohio is has announced Spike Spencer as the final guest announcement for this February's convention.   [read more] [discuss]

MomoCon Announces Guests
Anime O-Tekku of Georgia Tech has announced the return of MomoCon held in Atlanta, GA on March 15-16, 2008 at the Georgia Tech campus.   [read more] [discuss]

January 15, 2008

FanimeCon 2008 Announces Richard Waugh as Guest of Honor
FanimeCon has announced Richard Waugh as one of the guests of honor for this year's FanimeCon 2008.   [read more] [discuss]

Animaritime Announces Scheduled Guests
Animaritime has announced their current scheduled guests: K.V. Johansen, Jones, Nicole Letersky, and Svetlana Chmakova.   [read more] [discuss]

Animation On Display Announces Guests of Honor
Animation On Display has announced their guest lineup. The convention will be held this Presidents' Day weekend on February 16-17 at the Cathedral Hill Hotel in San Francisco.   [read more] [discuss]

January 16, 2008

Shojo Beat, Sakura-Con, and The Slants Announce Contest
The Slants have issued a press release to announce that Shojo Beat and Sakuracon have partnered with them to give out prize packs to ten winners.   [read more] [discuss]

Florida Supercon Announces Eight New Guests
The latest announcement for the Florida convention includes anime-related guests Yaya Han, artist Ashley Clark, author Wendy Lo, and bellydancer Rose Thompson.   [read more] [discuss]

January 23, 2008

Sakura-Con hosts US debut of Ali Project and welcomes musical guests Scandal
Sakura-Con 2008 has announced that they will host the Japanese band Ali Project for their first ever US appearance. Also confirmed is the Japanese, all girl band SCANDAL.   [read more] [discuss]

January 28, 2008

Castle Point Anime Convention Announces Guest Andy Brick
The Stevens Anime Club is pleased to announce a special guest appearance by composer Andy Brick at Castle Point Anime Convention.   [read more] [discuss]

January 29, 2008

Tsubasacon Announces Opening of Pre-Registration
Tsubasacon, Inc. announced that it has started accepting pre-registrations for Tsubasacon 2008 scheduled to be held September 26th through 28th at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington, West Virginia.   [read more] [discuss]