Anime Convention News Archive by Month
June 2, 2011

ShadoCon 2011 announces third round of guests
ShadoCon has announced guest appearances by DJ Hellroy, The Con Artists, Crazy Random Happenstance, The Heroes Alliance, and PikaBelleChu. The convention takes place this November in Tampa, Florida.   [read more] [discuss]

AniMinneapolis announces Greg Ayres, Frenchy Lunning, and StarF
AniMinneapolis has announced Greg Ayres, Dr. Frenchy Lunning, and StarF. The convention will be held July 8-10 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.   [read more] [discuss]

June 3, 2011

Nan Desu Kan announces second round of guests
Voice actors Tony Oliver, Leah Clark and Robert McCollum will appear at Nan Desu Kan this September in Denver, Colorado.   [read more] [discuss]

Johnny Yong Bosch to appear at Otakon 2011
Voice actor Johnny Yong Bosch will appear at Otakon 2011. The convention will be held July 29-31 in Baltimore, Maryland.   [read more] [discuss]

June 6, 2011

Moan Kurosaki to make US concert debut at Anime Expo 2011
Anime Expo has announced the US debut concert of Maon Kurosaki.   [read more] [discuss]

June 7, 2011

Anime Expo announces Onyx Kobayashi, Toshihiro Fukuoka, and Danceroid as guests
Anime Expo has announced Vocaloid songwriter Onyx Kobayashi, ASCII Media Works editor Toshihiro Fukuoka, and Danceroid as guests of honor.   [read more] [discuss]

AM2 announces Heat, Midnight Shinigami, Nocturra, and Stephanie Yanez
Bands Heat and Midnight Shinigami, bellydancer Nocturra, and singer Stephanie Yanez have been announced as guests at AM2.   [read more] [discuss]

Anime Expo announces manga artists Izumi Matsumoto and Fred Gallagher
Anime Expo has issued a press release to announce manga artists Izumi Matsumoto and Fred Gallagher.   [read more] [discuss]

Contagion: Outbreak cancels Steve Blum appearance
Voice actor Steve Blum was scheduled to attend Contagion: Outbreak in Omaha, Nebraska this weekend June 10-12, but Steve reports the con cancelled his appearance and he extends his profound apologies to all attendees. He wanted the fans to know this was not by his choice.   [read more] [discuss]

June 8, 2011

Nekocon announces its first Japanese musical guest of 2011
Nekocon 2011 has announced an appearance by DJ and fashion designer Takuya Angel. The convention will be held this November in Hampton, Virginia.   [read more] [discuss]

Anime Five Cities and JETS auctions George Takei memorabilia for Japan relief
Japanese Earthquake Tsunami Support (JETS) has partnered with Anime Five Cities to raise funds for Japan relief. An autographed photo of George Takei is among the items included in a silent auction for the charity. The convention will be held June 18th in San Luis Obispo, California.   [read more] [discuss]

June 9, 2011

Shuto Con welcomes first guests of honor
Shuto Con in Lansing, Michigan has announced guests Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, Todd Haberkorn and Doug Smith.   [read more] [discuss]

Matsuricon finalizes guest list for 2011
Matsuricon 2011 has added Jennifer Hale, Veronica Taylor, James Hatton, Stephanie Young, and David L. Brehm to their guest list. The convention will be held August 19-21 in Columbus, Ohio.   [read more] [discuss]

Anime Midwest announces GLaDOS, Goku, Agent Gray and Samurai Dan
Anime Midwest has announced guests Ellen McLain, Sean Schemmel, John Patrick Lowrie, Samurai Dan and Lady Jillian. The convention will be held July 15-17 in St. Charles, Illinois.   [read more] [discuss]

Anime USA announces J. Michael Tatum as a guest
Anime USA has added voice actor J. Michael Tatum to its guest list. The convention will be held this November in Arlington, Virginia.   [read more] [discuss]

San Japan announces additional guests for August 2011 convention
San Japan has announced that Caitlin Glass, Bryan Massey, and Carli Mosier will be guests of the convention. San Japan runs August 5-7 in San Antonio, Texas.   [read more] [discuss]

June 10, 2011

Anime Expo announces Nirgilis, Seiji Mizushima, Toshiyuki Morikawa, and Taliesin Jaffe
Anime Expo has issued press releases to announce new guests Nirgilis, Seiji Mizushima, Toshiyuki Morikawa, and Taliesin Jaffe.   [read more] [discuss]

June 13, 2011

Anime Midwest announces LeetStreet Boys and Micah Solusod
Anime Midwest has announced guest appearances by LeetStreet Boys and Micah Solusod. The convention will be held in St. Charles, Illinois from July 15th to 17th.   [read more] [discuss]

June 14, 2011

AM2 welcomes Madhouse's Maruyama and Katabuchi as guests of honor
Masao Maruyama and Sunao Katabuchi have been added to the guest list at AM2.   [read more] [discuss]

Otakon Matsuri Street Festival to be held on July 28
Otakon has announced it will host the Otakon Matsuri Street Festival on Thursday, July 28 from 12-4pm in Baltimore, Maryland. Headlining the event's live performances will be Johnny Yong Bosch and Eyeshine.   [read more] [discuss]

June 15, 2011

Anime Expo 2011 announces Tune in Tokyo, Stephanie Yanez, and Dig Jelly
Tune in Tokyo, Stephanie Yanez, and Dig Jelly will present musical performances at Club Nokia during Anime Expo 2011.   [read more] [discuss]

June 16, 2011

Saboten Con announces Johnny Yong Bosh, Rueben Langdon, and more
Saboten Con has announced Johnny Yong Bosh, Rueben Langdon, Sam Riegel, and Troy Baker as guests. The convention will take place September 30 through October 2 in Phoenix, Arizona.   [read more] [discuss]

Final guests confirmed for GlassCityCon 2011
GlassCityCon in Toledo, Ohio has announced Doug Smith, Classic l337, mini-GAME, and cosplay group "...And Sewing is Half the Battle". The convention will be held July 9th and 10th.   [read more] [discuss]

Anime USA welcomes Wendee Lee as a guest
Anime USA has announced voice actress Wendee Lee will be a guest of the convention. Anime USA will take place this November in Arlington, Virginia.   [read more] [discuss]

June 17, 2011

Anime Expo announces production team behind "Last Exile -Fam, The Silver Wing-" as guests
Koichi Chigira, Makoto Kobayashi, Takaaki Suzuki from GONZO and Hiroyuki Birukawa from flyingDOG will be guests of Anime Expo 2011.   [read more] [discuss]

June 20, 2011

Anime Festival Orlando 12 announces additional guest
Anime Festival Orlando has announced voice actor Johnny Yong Bosch will be a guest of the convention this August.   [read more] [discuss]

ShadoCon 2011 announces Travis Willingham and The Chiptune Showcase
ShadoCon has announced guest appearances by Travis Willingham and 8-bit DJs including Neofaust, Trey Frey, and IAYD. The convention is schedule for this November in Tampa, Florida.   [read more] [discuss]

June 21, 2011

Anime Expo 2011 announces Madhouse Studio creators as guests of honor
Anime Expo has announced Tetsuro Araki, Masayoshi Tanaka and Kentaro Hashimoto of Madhouse Studios as guests.   [read more] [discuss]

June 23, 2011

Anime Today episode 121 features an AX preview, convention survival tips, and Tekken 3D
Right Stuf, Inc.has released episode 121 of Anime Today which features Kim Groomes of Anime Expo 2011, AnimeCons.com founder Patrick Delahanty, and Robert Napton of Bandai Entertainment.   [read more] [discuss]

June 28, 2011

Cast of Fairy Tail to appear at NY Anime Festival
Todd Haberkorn, Colleen Clinkenbeard, Cherami Leigh, and Newton Pittman will be guests at New York Anime Festival which is part of New York Comic Con. The convention will be held this October in New York.   [read more] [discuss]

Sixh. to host a fashion show at Otakon 2011
Otakon has announced that Sixh. will appear at [e2297]Otakon 2011[/e and be part of a fashion show. Otakon will be held this July in Baltimore, Maryland.   [read more] [discuss]

June 29, 2011

Director, animator, and voice actor Makoto Shinkai to appear at Otakon 2011
Makoto Shinkai, a director, animator, and voice actor, will be a guest of honor at this year's Otakon.   [read more] [discuss]

AM2 announces Reuben Langdon and more summer festival performers
This weekend's AM2 has announced appearances by Reuben Langdon and a number of musical and dance performers.   [read more] [discuss]

Anime Detour honored by American Red Cross for Japan relief effort
Anime Detour raised over $36,000 dollars to aid in the Japan relief effort. On Monday, June 27th, the American Red Cross awarded them a Donor Award, one of the highest honors the American Red Cross awards, in recognition of their efforts.   [read more] [discuss]

June 30, 2011

Anime NebrasKon announces two new guests
Anime NebrasKon has announced guest appearances by voice actors Keith Silverstein and Chris Sabat. The convention will take place this November in Omaha, Nebraska.   [read more] [discuss]