Anime Convention News Archive by Month
July 3, 2009

Zenkaikon announces Geist, Geek Comedy Tour, Uncle Yo, Friday Knights
The staff of Zenkaikon has announced four additional guests for its 2009 convention. New additions include band Geist, the creators of the web comic Friday Knights, the Geek Comedy Tour, and comedian Uncle Yo.   [read more] [discuss]

July 6, 2009

SWACE announces Monica Rial, Samantha Inoue Harte, and Andy Kuhn
Southwest Animation Convention and Expo has announced additional guests Monica Rial, Samantha Inoue-Harte, and Andy Kuhn. The convention will be held July 31 through August 2 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.   [read more] [discuss]

Otakuthon 2009 announces complete guest list
Otakuthon has announced its final guest list, which includes Johnny Yong Bosch, Stephanie Sheh, Aurélie Morgane, Sebastien Reding, Kevin McKeever, Pikmin Link, The 404s, Claude J. Pelletier, Maité "MiniKim" Lajic, MUSEbasement, Kyowa Quebec, David Coacci, Sébastien "Sirkowski" Fréchette, Félix Lavallée, Tim Hornyak, Dawn "Kaijugal" McKechnie, Maral "Sarcasm-Hime" Agnerian, Arashi Daiko, Yume Mirai, athenaWaltz, and Dina Situ. The convention will be held July 31 through August 2nd in Montreal, Quebec.   [read more] [discuss]

July 9, 2009

MomoCon announces MomoCon on Tour, dance, and photoshoot series
MomoCon has announced it will be running community events throughout the year including a charity ball to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure.   [read more] [discuss]

Whack-A-Nerd for charity at Anime Festival Orlando
Anime Festival Orlando is holding a charity event called "Whack-A-Nerd" to benefit Child's Play. The convention will be held in Orlando, Florida from July 31 through August 2.   [read more] [discuss]

July 10, 2009

Otakon to host east coast premiere of Evangelion 1.0; Mike McFarland as guest
Funimation will premiere its English dub of Evangelion 1.0: You Are (Not) Alone at Otakon 2009. The convention has also announced void actor and ADR director Mike McFarland as a guest. Otakon will be held July 17-19 in Baltimore, Maryland.   [read more] [discuss]

July 12, 2009

KamikazeCon announces 2010 dates and first guest
Kamikazecon will be returning to Houston, Texas from March 19th through 21st, 2010 with guest Samantha Inoue-Harte.   [read more] [discuss]

July 22, 2009

Kawa Kon announces performance and workshop by Bunraku Bay Puppet Troupe
Kawa Kon 2010 will be hosting a bunraku performance by the Bunraku Bay Puppet Troupe. Bunraku is the Japanese theatre art of manipulating life-like puppets to perform traditional stories and legends. Kawa Kon will be held in St. Louis.   [read more] [discuss]

July 24, 2009

Geek.Kon announces new guests and new pre-registration process
Geek.Kon has announced a streamlined pre-registration system that allows for easier online pre-registration and payment. The Wisconsin-based convention has also announced a third round of guests including The Spoony Bards, Aaron Pavao, and Raven Software.   [read more] [discuss]

Zenkaikon offers lunch with Johnny Yong Bosch and announces new guests
Zenkaikon has announced a new contest in which two attendees will have the chance to have lunch with voice actor Johnny Yong Bosch. The Valley Forge, Pennsylvania convention has also announced guests Trina Nishimura and the creators of the web comic Geeks Next Door.   [read more] [discuss]

July 25, 2009

Another Anime Convention announces second round of guests
Another Anime Convention has announced guests including voice actors Tiffany Grant, Kyle Hebert, Chris Cason, Todd Haberkorn, Bill Rogers, and Michele Knotz. The convention will be held this November in Nashua, New Hampshire.   [read more] [discuss]