Anime Convention News Archive by Month
January 4, 2016

Ten Largest North American Anime Conventions of 2015
It's January 2016 and that means that it's time for us to take our annual look back at North America's ten largest anime conventions of 2015.   [read more] [discuss]

January 8, 2016

Wizard World Gaming cancelled in Atlanta, integrated with Portland show
Wizard World has announced that its first Wizard World Gaming convention, which had been planned to be held in Atlanta, Georgia from January 22 through 24, has been moved to Portland, Oregon and will be part of their Wizard World Comic Con Portland event.   [read more] [discuss]

January 17, 2016

Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation to expand beyond anime and rebrand
The SPJA, the parent organization of Anime Expo, plans to "move beyond otaku/fan culture" and will be integrating "film, gaming, tech, music and other forms of entertainment media." SPJA will open a Tokyo office in 2016 and reveal a new name and logo.   [read more] [discuss]

January 19, 2016

YourMiniCon cancels six conventions
YourMiniCon has announced via Facebook that they have cancelled their conventions in Wisconsin, Georgia, California, Kentucky, Idaho, and Texas.   [read more] [discuss]