Anime Convention News Archive by Month
November 2, 2008

Anime Weekend Atlanta releases attendance for 2008
Anime Weekend Atlanta has announced that they had 11,101 paid attendees, a 12% increase from the previous year, at this past September's convention. This number does not include guests, dealers, staff or complimentary memberships.   [read more] [discuss]

November 4, 2008

Tsubasacon announces dates for 2009 convention
Tsubasacon in Huntington, West Virginia has announced that it will be returning to the Huntington Riverfront Ballroom and Conference Center on October 9-11, 2009 for its sixth annual convention.   [read more] [discuss]

November 17, 2008

Zenkaikon announces 2009 convention dates
Zenkaikon announced that they will be holding their 2009 convention at the Radisson Valley Forge Hotel in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania on November 7-8, 2009.   [read more] [discuss]

November 18, 2008

Anime Expo and MTV cast for True Life
Anime Expo 2009 and MTV Network's "True Life" are looking to cast three individuals for an upcoming show. Individuals must appear to be between the ages of 16 and 28 and must identify as a fanboy/fangirl. Interested applicants can click on the "True Life" link on the Anime Expo web site.   [read more] [discuss]

November 19, 2008

MomoCon announces skating event and winter ball
MomoCon, an annual free-admission anime/gaming/comics convention in Atlanta, Georgia, has announced their annual "Cosplayers on Ice" photo shoot for Saturday, December 13th and their winter ball on Saturday, January 17th.   [read more] [discuss]

November 20, 2008

Katsucon announces Japanese musical guests YMCK and Aural Vampire
Katsucon has announced that its 2009 convention in Arlington, Virginia will include appearances and live performances by YMCK and Aural Vampire.   [read more] [discuss]

November 26, 2008

MTAC announces first annual battle of the bands
Middle Tennessee Anime Convention has announced that their 2009 convention will be holding a "battle of the bands" style competition. The winning band will have the opportunity to return as a headline act in 2010.   [read more] [discuss]

November 28, 2008

Anime Expo 2009 launches web site
Anime Expo has launched their web site for their 2009 convention. Anime Expo 2009 will be returning to the Los Angeles Convention Center on July 2-5, 2009.   [read more] [discuss]