Anime Convention News
November 22, 2016

Wizard World May Run out of Money at the End of 2016
Wizard World's SEC filings were made yesterday and state that their cash on hand is "insufficient to fund its operations on a long term basis past December 31, 2016."   [read more] [discuss]

November 18, 2016

VideoGameCons.com Launches Complete Site Redesign
VideoGameCons.com, a site focused exclusively on video gaming conventions, has launched after completing a complete top-to-bottom redesign.   [read more] [discuss]

November 16, 2016

Hear About This Week's Conventions With Amazon Alexa
Enable the FanCons.com skill on your Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, or other Alexa-enabled device and you can have Alexa tell you what fan conventions are coming up as part of your flash briefing.   [read more] [discuss]

October 19, 2016

Hasbro Announces "HasCon", Its Own Hasbro-Themed Convention
Toy manufacturer Hasbro has announced that they will launch their own convention focused on their toy lines. The convention, named "HasCon", will take place in Providence, Rhode Island in September 2017, not far from Hasbro's corporate headquarters.   [read more] [discuss]

July 5, 2016

Sukoshi Con cancels Louisville Anime Weekend and all future events
In a Twitter announcement today, Sukoshi Con has announced Louisville Anime Weekend "has been cancelled and that there will not be any future Sukoshi Con events."   [read more] [discuss]

June 22, 2016

Wizard World Scuttles Cruise Convention
Citing filming schedules of talent, Wizard World has announced that Wizard World Comic Con Cruise has been cancelled.   [read more] [discuss]

June 3, 2016

Anime Matsuri hires former SPJA CEO
Anime Matsuri has announced their new Chief Operating Officer, Mark Perez, former CEO of Anime Expo's parent company, Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation.   [read more] [discuss]

May 24, 2016

If your costume contest is five hours long, you're doing it wrong
FanimeCon announced their schedule for their Masquerade Cosplay Contest. It's scheduled to start at 6pm and the award announcements will begin around 10:30pm.   [read more] [discuss]

April 16, 2016

The Curious Case of Wine Country Comic Con
A couple months ago, I witnessed an uncomfortable accusation from one convention organizer against another con. Little did I know at that time how fascinatingly bizarre it would become.   [read more] [discuss]

April 9, 2016

Anime Southwest changes venues and loses most of their guests
Anime Southwest, located near Denver, Colorado, has announced the cancellations of seven guests. This news comes one week after it was announced the convention has announced a new venue and less than a month before the convention is scheduled to begin.   [read more] [discuss]

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