Anime Convention News Archive by Month
May 1, 2010

Anime-ZAP! to return in 2011
Anime-ZAP! will return to Peoria, Illinois on January 15-16, 2011.   [read more] [discuss]

May 3, 2010

Nan Desu Kan 2010 announces first guests
Nan Desu Kan has announced bands echostream and Kazha along with voice actors Chris Patton, Wendy Powell and Cristina Vee. Nan Desu Kan's 14th convention will be held September 10-12 in Denver, Colorado.   [read more] [discuss]

May 7, 2010

Anime Expo 2010 announces Japanese musical artist, MELL, as guest of honor
Anime Expo has announced that Japanese musical artist, MELL, will be a guest of honor at its July convention.   [read more] [discuss]

May 14, 2010

FanimeCon goes with Flow
FanimeCon 2010 has announced five-piece Japanese rock band Flow will be performing at the convention's MusicFest on Friday, May 28th. The convention will take place in San Jose, California.   [read more] [discuss]

May 17, 2010

Local band joins Spring Kaiju Experience
Boston-based Sweetdiculous will be performing at Spring Kaiju Experience this Saturday, May 22, in Boston, Massachusetts.   [read more] [discuss]

MTAC Odyssey maintains solid attendance during flooding
Middle Tennessee Anime Convention had 4,200 attendees at its 10th convention while parts of Tennessee suffered flooding. Anime and karaoke programming continued for an extra night at the Sheraton Music City to entertain those forced to stay another night. The convention will return to Nashville next year on April 22-24.   [read more] [discuss]

May 19, 2010

Anime Expo 2010 announces manga artist Rei Hiroe
Japanese manga artist, Rei Hiroe, will be making a guest appearance at Anime Expo 2010 in Los Angeles, California this July.   [read more] [discuss]

Kenji Kamiyama announced as guest of honor for AnimeNEXT
AnimeNEXT announced that Japanese director Kenji Kamiyama is scheduled to appear at the convention. AnimeNEXT 2010 will take place June 18-20 in Somerset, New Jersey.   [read more] [discuss]

Voice actress Amy Howard Wilson to appear at Otakon 2010
Otakon 2010 has announced that Star Blazers voice actress Amy Howard Wilson will be appearing at the convention. Otakon will be held July 30 to August 1 in Baltimore, Maryland.   [read more] [discuss]

May 20, 2010

Anime Expo announces Japanese musical artists Megumi Nakajima and May'n
Anime Expo has announced that Japanese musical artists, Megumi Nakajima and May'n, will be guests of honor.   [read more] [discuss]

Geek.Kon announces second round of guests
Geek.Kon has announced its second round of guests. The announcement includes voice actor Eric Vale, cartoonist John Kovalic, and video game developer Raven Software.   [read more] [discuss]

May 21, 2010

A Parent's Guide to Anime Conventions
Has your child begged you to go to an anime convention this year? We've put together a guide that answers some of the more common questions parents may have about what goes on at anime conventions and if it's okay for their child to go.   [read more]

Anime Expo 2010 announces guest Danny Choo
"Tokyo Storm Trooper" and blogger, Danny Choo, has been announced as a guest of honor at Anime Expo in Los Angeles, California this July.   [read more] [discuss]

FanimeCon selects the American Red Cross and APA Family Support Services as featured charities
The FanimeCon Charity Auction receives donations and sells them to the highest bidder in both a silent auction and a live event. All money collected by the charity auction is donated to the featured charities.   [read more] [discuss]

May 24, 2010

FanimeCon announces performer Karen Dyer as guest of honor
FanimeCon has announced Karen Dyer, the voice and motion of Sheva Aloma from Resident Evil 5, as a guest of honor. She replaces Keith Burgess on the schedule, who is no longer able to attend.   [read more] [discuss]

May 25, 2010

QC Anime-zing! announces at-con registration rates
Bettendorf, Iowa's QC Anime-zing! has announced that at-door registration will be $50 for the weekend or $25 for Friday, $35 for Saturday, and $15 for Sunday.   [read more] [discuss]

Zenkaikon pre-registration and hotel block now available
Zenkaikon has announced that they have opened pre-registration for their 2011 convention to be held March 18-20, 2011 in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.   [read more] [discuss]

May 26, 2010

GarasuNoShiCon confirms seven guests for 2010
GarasuNoShiCon, which will take place this July near Toledo, Ohio, has announced guests Robert Axelrod, Cassandra Hodges, Julie Jensen, The Man Power, Kerry Porter, Gavin Goszka, and Alex Heberling.   [read more] [discuss]

Kawa Kon announces dates and theme for 2011
Kawa Kon 2011 will take place March 11-13 at the Crowne Plaza Clayton in the St. Louis suburb of Clayton, Missouri with a theme titled "Taking it to the Streets".   [read more] [discuss]

May 27, 2010

Anime Expo announces Japanese voice actresses Yui Horie and Eri Kitamura
Anime Expo has announced that Japanese voice actresses Yui Horie and Eri Kitamura will be guests of honor at the convention. AX2010 will be held July 1 - 4 in Los Angeles, California.   [read more] [discuss]

May 28, 2010

Otakon announces guests Todd Haberkorn, Clarine Harp, and Patrick Seitz
Otakon 2010 has issued a series of press releases to announce Todd Haberkorn, Clarine Harp, and Patrick Seitz as guests. Otakon will be held July 30 through August 1 in Baltimore, Maryland.   [read more] [discuss]

May 30, 2010

Anime Crossroads announces first round of guests
Anime Crossroads has announced that Troy Baker, David Williams, and Bob and Emily DeJesus will be guests of honor. The convention will take place this September in Indianapolis, Indiana.   [read more] [discuss]