Anime Convention News Archive by Month
February 1, 2010

MomoCon announces new guests and events
MomoCon has announced new guests and events for their 2010 event and an Elegant Gothic Lolita afternoon tea get-together in February. MomoCon will take place this March in Atlanta, Georgia.   [read more] [discuss]

February 2, 2010

Shuto Con announces dates for their first 2011
Shuto Con will be held March 25th and 26th, 2011 in Lansing, Michigan. The convention will focus on artists and "interactive cosplaying".   [read more] [discuss]

Kitsune Robot to perform at Phoenix Comicon
Phoenix Comicon has announced anime cover band Kitsune Robot will be performing at the convention this May in Phoenix, Arizona.   [read more] [discuss]

February 3, 2010

Traditional Japanese musicians The Yoshida Brothers to perform at Otakon
The Yoshida Brothers will be guests at Otakon 2010. They will perform on Friday, July 30th, as well as signing autographs and participating on a panel.   [read more] [discuss]

Voice and screen actor Robert Axelrod to appear at Genericon XXIII
Robert Axelrod will be a guest at Genericon, held on the campus of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on February 12-14. This in the first time in the convention's 23 years that it will feature an anime voice actor as a guest.   [read more] [discuss]

February 4, 2010

Sakura-Con 2010 announces new guests
Tsuyoshi Nonaka, Yasuhiro Imagawa, and Yutaka Minowa will be guests at Sakura-Con. The convention will take place April 2-4 in Seattle, Washington.   [read more] [discuss]

Anime Matsuri announces Back-On
Anime Matsuri in Houston, Texas has announced band Back-On. The convention is scheduled for April 2-4, 2010.   [read more] [discuss]

February 5, 2010

Ani Ida Con 2011 annonced for Boise, Idaho
Ani Ida Con has announced that their first convention will be held in March 2011 at the Boise Airport Holiday Inn Hotel in Boise, Idaho. Guests include Raqs Attaq!, Michael Coleman, Tiffany Grant, and Vic Mignogna.   [read more] [discuss]

Daisho Con holds Hope for Haiti fundraiser tonight
Daisho Con will be holding a live online fundraiser to help the relief efforts in Haiti on Friday, February 5th at 7:00 CST. Prizes, including commissions, artwork, books, and Daisho Con 2010 pre-registrations, will be given away.   [read more]

Final round of guests announced for Kawa Kon 2010
Kawa Kon, scheduled for March 12-14 in St. Louis, Missouri, has announced its final round of guests, including voice actor Robert Axelrod.   [read more] [discuss]

February 6, 2010

Otakon's artist alley registration to open February 8th
Artists may register for a table in the artist alley at Otakon 2010 starting on Monday, February 8th. Tables are $110 each. The convention will be held July 30 August 1 in Baltimore, Maryland.   [read more] [discuss]

February 7, 2010

Wasabi Anime to host anime track at Ancient City Con
Wasabi Anime will be hosting contests, cosplay, panels and viewings at Ancient City Con. The sci-fi, anime, and gaming convention will be held July 10th & 11th in Jacksonville, Florida.   [read more] [discuss]

Anime Boston announces second round of guests
Anime Boston has announced guests Josh Grelle, Clarine Harp, Christopher Smith, J. Michael Tatum, and Bob and Emily DeJesus. The eighth Anime Boston will take place April 2-4 in Boston, Massachusetts.   [read more] [discuss]

February 8, 2010

HamaCon announces two new guests
HamaCon has announced guests Aleathia Burns and Carolann Voltarel. The cosplayers and will also be serving as cosplay contest judges. HamaCon will take place in Huntsville, Alabama this June.   [read more] [discuss]

February 9, 2010

Shuto Con announces The Wasabi Animusical IV: A New Hope
Shuto Con, scheduled for March 2011 in Lansing, Michigan, has announced a performance of "The Wasabi Animusical IV: A New Hope".   [read more] [discuss]

February 11, 2010

Vic Mignogna and Maile Flanagan to appear at Otakon 2010
Voice actors Vic Mignogna and Maile Flanagan have been announced as guests at Otakon 2010. The convention will take place this July in Baltimore, Maryland.   [read more] [discuss]

February 14, 2010

Kawaii Kon 2010 announces final guests of honor
Kawaii Kon 2010 has announced their final guests of honor: voice actors Hideo Ishikawa and Masakazu Morita as well as Alt/Air. The convention will be in Honolulu, Hawaii this April.   [read more] [discuss]

Florida Supercon launches new web site and adds new guests
Florida Supercon has announced new guests including Troy Baker, Brittney Karbowski, Dana Snyder, MC Frontalot, and Outland Armour. The media convention will take place this June in Miami, Florida.   [read more] [discuss]

QC Anime-zing! announces Carrie Savage and The Man Power
QC Anime-zing! 2010 has announced guest Carrie Savage and a performance by The Man Power at their convention this June in Bettendorf, Iowa.   [read more] [discuss]

FanimeCon 2010 announces LM.C as guests of honor
FanimeCon has announced its first guest of honor for 2010: Japanese band LM.C. The San Jose, California convention will be held this Memorial Day weekend.   [read more] [discuss]

February 15, 2010

Castle Point Anime Convention invites voice actor Michael Perreca
Castle Point Anime Convention has added voice actor Michael Perreca to their guest list. The convention will take place on April 11th in Hoboken, New Jersey.   [read more] [discuss]

First round of guests announced for Animazement 2010
Animazement has announced guests Richard Ian Cox, Chiho Saito, Chika Sakamoto, Spike Spencer, and band Uchu Sentai NOIZ. The 13th Animazement will take place in Raleigh, North Carolina in late May.   [read more] [discuss] Podcast Contest: Identify the program guides and win a DVD is holding another contest! The person who can correctly identify the most items in the backdrop on the AnimeCons TV Podcast set will win a Shuffle DVD autographed by voice actor Todd Haberkorn.   [read more] [discuss]

February 16, 2010

San Japan announces second round of guests for 2010 convention
San Japan has announced guest appearances by The Protomen, Tina Anderson, and cosplay group We *Heart* Card Games Productions. The convention will be held in San Antonio, Texas this July.   [read more] [discuss]

February 17, 2010

Tiffany Grant and Gavin Goszka to appear at Shinboku-con 2010
Shinboku-con 2010 has announced voice actor Tiffany Grant and singer Gavin Goszka as guests for their convention in Elyria, Ohio this April.   [read more] [discuss]

Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uemastu in third round of guest announcements from Anime Boston
Anime Boston has announced its third round of guests consisting of Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uemastu, musician MyM, and voice actor Carli Mosier. Anime Boston 2010 will take place April 2-4 in Boston, Massachusetts.   [read more] [discuss]

February 20, 2010

Ai-Kon announces its first round of guests
While the rest of Canada is distracted by the Winter Olympic Games, Ai-Kon in Winnipeg, Manitoba has announced its first guests: Monica Rial and Greg Ayres. The convention will be held July 16-18, 2010.   [read more] [discuss]

February 23, 2010

Colleen Clinkenbeard will be attending Phoenix Comicon in May 2010
Phoenix Comicon has announced Colleen Clinkenbeard will be a guest at their convention this May in Phoenix, Arizona.   [read more] [discuss]

Sakura-Con 2010 announces premiere of Trigun movie and new Japanese guests
Trigun the Movie - Badlands Rumble will premiere at Sakura-Con 2010 this April. The Seattle, Washington convention has also announced guests Satoshi Nishimura and Takahiro Yoshimatsu.   [read more] [discuss]

Anime Crossroads returns for 2010 in Indianapolis
Anime Crossroads has been announced for November 24-26, 2010 in Indianapolis, Indiana. This will be the convention's second year.   [read more] [discuss]

February 24, 2010

Sakura-Con announces artist Noizi Ito as guest
Noizi Ito, the original character designer for The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, will be a guest at Sakura-Con in Seattle, Washington on April 2-4, 2010.   [read more] [discuss]

February 25, 2010

Animania festivals announced for Australia in 2010
Animania has announced dates for a series of conventions throughout Australia in 2010. Conventions will be held in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide.   [read more] [discuss]

Colossalcon announces second round of guests
Colossalcon has announced their second round of guests. J. Michael Tatum, Chris Cason, Cristina Vee, and Leah Clark will be attending the convention in Sandusky, Ohio this June.   [read more] [discuss]

February 26, 2010

Johnny Yong Bosch, Eyeshine, and Uncle Yo join Tekkoshocon guest roster
Tekkoshocon has announced guests Johnny Yong Bosch and his band Eyeshine in addition to comedian Uncle Yo. The convention will take place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this August.   [read more] [discuss]