Anime Convention News Archive by Month
January 1, 2010

Kawaii Kon announces first guests of honor for 2010
Kawaii Kon has announced Johnny Yong Bosch, Vic Mignogna, Wendy Powell, Samantha Inoue-Hart, Bob Dejesus, Emily Dejesus, and David Williams as guests of honor. The convention will be held in Honolulu, Hawaii on April 16-18, 2010.   [read more] [discuss]

January 5, 2010

Metrocon announces 2010 dates and opens pre-registration
Metrocon officially announced that Metrocon 8 will take place on the weekend of July 23-25 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida. Pre-registration is open through June 26th.   [read more] [discuss]

AnimeCons.com is giving away a free pass to A&G Ohio
AnimeCons.com has been provided with a free pass to A&G Ohio in Cincinnati, Ohio from March 12th through 14th, 2010. We will be conducting a random drawing to give this away and encourage all Cincinnati area anime fans to enter.   [read more] [discuss]

January 6, 2010

Middle Tennessee Anime Convention launches new web site
Middle Tennessee Anime Convention has launched a new web site for the convention. They have also sent out a reminder that they have entered their final pre-registration tier. The convention will be held April 30th through May 2nd in Nashville, Tennessee.   [read more] [discuss]

January 8, 2010

Robotech 25th anniversary celebration starts at AOD in San Francisco
Animation On Display has announced that they will feature Robotech guests Carl Macek, Tony Oliver, and Tommy Yune to celebrate the show's 25th anniversary. The convention will take place January 30th and 31st in San Francisco, California   [read more] [discuss]

January 12, 2010

Ten largest North American anime conventions of 2009
AnimeCons.com has once again put together a list of the ten largest North American anime conventions of the previous year. This year's list is presented in the season 2 premiere of the AnimeCons.com Podcast.   [read more] [discuss]

More than half of Anime Expo's division heads resign in protest of new CEO
Four out of seven of Anime Expo's division heads have resigned due to disputes with the SPJA Board of Directors and the organization's new CEO, Michael Lattanzio.   Source: Anime News Network   [read more] [discuss]

January 13, 2010

Anime Matsuri announces first round of guests
Anime Matsuri has announced their first round of guests which includes Crispin Freeman, Leah Clark, Reuben Langdon, Mike McFarland, Strong Machine 2, DJ Heavygrinder, Francesca Dani, Yukilefay, Elizabeth Licata, India Davis, and Matt Mercer.   [read more] [discuss]

Anime Boston 2010 announces first round of guests
Anime Boston has announced its first round of guests: Greg and Christopher Ayres as well as Tom Wayland. The convention will be held at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts on April 2nd-4th.   [read more] [discuss]

January 18, 2010

Put together at the last minute, Anime-Zap reports higher than expected attendance
Anime-Zap!, an anime convention announced less than 72 hours before the convention began, brought in 160 anime fans this weekend. The convention was quickly put together after the announcement that nearby Pokettokon had been cancelled.   [read more] [discuss]

Middle Tennessee Anime Convention announces first round of guests
Middle Tennessee Anime Convention has announced guests Neil Kaplan, Doug Smith, Jan Scott-Frazier, Sonny Strait, Lisa Furukawa, Steve Yun, and Tommy Yune. The convention will be held April 30-May 2 in Nashville, Tennessee.   [read more] [discuss]

Sakura-Con 2010 announces multiple new guests
Troy Baker, Vic Mignogna, The Hsu-nami, and Soul Candy have been added to the guest list at Sakura-Con 2010. The convention will be held April 2-4 in Seattle, Washington.   [read more] [discuss]

Connecticon announces first round of guests and opens registration
Connecticon has announced its first round of guests: voice actors Carlos Ferro and Daniel Kevin Harrison as well as webcomic creators Brian Clevinger, Tim Buckly, Michael "Mookie" Terracciano, Ananth Panagariya, Mohammad "Hawk" Haque, and Scott Ramsoomair. The convention takes place this July in Hartford, Connecticut.   [read more] [discuss]

January 20, 2010

San Japan announces first round of guests for 2010 convention
San Japan has announced its first round of guests for the July 2010 convention. The announcement includes Carrie Savage, Chris Ayres, Josh Grelle, Maja, LoliHolix, and Amelie Belcher.   [read more] [discuss]

January 21, 2010

Naka-Kon announces final guests
Naka-Kon 2010 has announced guests Shion Francois and Yumi Kwaguchi of Cure Media USA, Tommy Yune, Kojokan Shinbutai, the Kansas State University Yosakoi Dance Group, Peelander-Z, and voice actor Eric Vale. The convention is scheduled for February 19-21 in Kansas City, Missouri.   [read more] [discuss]

ShadoCon announced for Tampa in November
ShadoCon has been announced as taking place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Tampa East in Tampa, Florida on November 5-7, 2010.   [read more] [discuss]

January 24, 2010

Kawaii Kon announces two Japanese guests of honor
Kawaii Kon has announced that director and mechanical designer Shinji Aramaki, as well as voice actor Daisuke Kishio will be attending Kawaii Kon 2010. The convention will take place this April in Honolulu, Hawaii.   [read more] [discuss]

January 27, 2010

Tora-Con 2010 announces new and returning guests
RIT Anime Club has added Eric Vale, Geek Comedy Tour, and Armcannon to the guest roster for Tora-Con 2010. The convention will take place this April at RIT in Rochester, New York.   [read more] [discuss]

January 29, 2010

Robotech.com announces venues for their 2010 Convention Tour
Robotech.com has announced its first round of venues for their 2010 Convention Tour. This year's tour will celebrate Robotech's 25th anniversary and share the latest information on new developments in the Robotech universe.   [read more] [discuss]