Anime Convention News Archive by Month
March 2, 2011

Two more guests slated to appear at Matsuricon 2011
Matsuricon has announced guests Sonny Strait and Ian Sinclair will be appearing at the convention in Columbus, Ohio this August.   [read more] [discuss]

March 4, 2011

FanimeCon 2011 announces Yuya Matsushita as a MusicFest guest of honor
FanimeCon 2011 has announced singer and actor Yuya Matsushita as a guest of honor for MusicFest at their 2011 convention. FanimeCon will be held Memorial Day weekend in San Jose, California.   [read more] [discuss]

March 7, 2011

ShadoCon 2011 announces second round of guests
ShadoCon in Tampa, Florida has announced guests Quinton Flynn, Chris Cason, Uncle Yo, Ashley Clark, and Console Alliance. The convention will take place this November.   [read more] [discuss]

QC Anime-zing! announces additional guests
QC Anime-zing! has announced guests Spike Spencer, John Bivens, Samurai Dan, and Lady Jillian. The convention will be held this June in Davenport, Iowa.   [read more] [discuss]

March 8, 2011

AnimeNEXT 2011 welcomes Japanese fashion designers Sixh.
AnimeNEXT has announced a guest appearance by IBI and MINT, known as Sixh.. The convention will take place this June in Somerset, New Jersey.   [read more] [discuss]

March 17, 2011

Quinton Flynn joins A&G Ohio's line-up
A&G Ohio has announced that they have sold out of pre-registration badges and Quinton Flynn has been added to the guest list. The convention will be held this weekend in Cincinnati, Ohio.   [read more] [discuss]

Otaku Central announces ChibiCon in southern Missouri
Otaku Central has announced a convention known as ChibiCon which will be held on Memorial Day weekend in Nixa, Missouri. This is at least the seventh unrelated convention in our database to use a "ChibiCon" name.   [read more] [discuss]

Tora-Con 2011 announces final round of guests
The RIT Anime Club has announced the final round of guests for Tora-Con: Chris Cason and Geek Comedy Tour. The convention will be held next month in Rochester, New York.   [read more] [discuss]

Anime USA to hold cosplay fashion show at DC Sakura Matsuri
Anime USA has announced that they will be presenting a cosplay fashion show at the annual Sakura Matsuri street festival in Washington, DC on April 9th.   [read more] [discuss]

UBCon announces first guest of honor
UBCon has announced that actor Richard Horvits will be appearing at their convention at the University of Buffalo this April.   [read more] [discuss]

San Japan announces Brad Swaile as voice actor guest
San Japan has announced the addition of Brad Swaile to their guest list. The convention will take place August 5th-7th in San Antonio, Texas.   [read more] [discuss]

AM2 to aid in Japanese disaster relief
Anaheim, California's AM2 has announced that it will donate 25% of all passport sales beginning through April 30, 2011 directly to Japanese disaster relief funds.   [read more] [discuss]

Shuto Con supports charities, local and abroad
Shuto Con has announced that it is working with the American Red Cross and the Lansing Food Bank and will be accepting donations at the convention which will be held March 25 & 26 in Lansing, Michigan.   [read more] [discuss]

AniMinneapolis announces Samurai Dan and Lady Jillian
Samurai Dan and Lady Jillian will be appearing at AniMinneapolis in Minneapolis, Minnesota this July.   [read more] [discuss]

Animazement announces first round of guests
Animazement in Raleigh, North Carolina has announced guests Hiroaki Hirata, Ryuusei Nakao, Jouji Nakata, Todd Haberkorn, Kyle Hebert, and Cherami Leigh for the convention this Memorial Day weekend.   [read more] [discuss]

March 21, 2011

Another Anime Convention announces first guests
Another Anime Convention will be returning to Nashua, New Hampshire this October with guests Chris Cason, Wendy Powell, Robert Axelrod, Chris Smith, and Troy Baker.   [read more] [discuss]

Shinboku-con announces guests of honor
Shinboku-con has announced Kyle Hebert, Gavin Goszka, and The Niji Dancers. The convention will be held at the end of April in Westlake, Ohio.   [read more] [discuss]

March 23, 2011

Geek.Kon announces first round of guests
Geek.Kon has announced the first round of guests: Jerry Jewell, Sonny Strait, Elaine Cunningham, David Salo, Matt Forbeck, Aaron Pavao, and Monica Valentinelli. The convention will be this September in Middleton, Wisconsin.   [read more] [discuss]

March 29, 2011

Ai-Kon looks for fans to design a commercial
Ai-Kon, scheduled for this July in Winnipeg, Manitoba, is holding a contest for fans who design an original commercial for the convention. The winner will receive two tickets to the convention.   [read more] [discuss]

Kintoki-Con announces musical guest
Kintoki-Con 2011 has announced the debut musical performance of Moon Stream, the new musical unit of Satsuki (Rentrer En Soi) and Tomo Asaha (echostream). Kintoki-Con will take place June 18 & 19 in Sacramento, California.   [read more] [discuss]

Zenkaikon announces 2011 attendance and Japan relief effort donation
Zenkaikon has announced attendance numbers for its 5th annual convention, which took place March 18-20, 2011. The staff reports an attendance of 3,168 paid members -- a 59% increase over last year.   [read more] [discuss]

March 30, 2011

PortConMaine makes first round of guest announcements
PortConMaine has announced their first round of guests. Charles Dunbar, Sharon Lee, Steve Miller, Luke Morgan, The Entertainment Experiment, and AnimeCons TV's own Elizabeth O'Malley and Robert "Sketch" Scholz will be guests of honor for the convention's tenth year. PortConMaine will take place June 23rd - 26th in South Portland, Maine.   [read more] [discuss]

March 31, 2011

AM2 announces first guest of honor
AM2 will welcome Sixh fashion designers IBI and MINT as guests. The convention will take place this July in Anaheim, California.   [read more] [discuss]