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February 19, 2019
- Most of Vic Mignogna's Convention Appearances Cancelled
- In light of multiple recent allegations of "unwanted physical advances", "rude behavior", and "unsolicited physical affection", almost all convention appearances for Vic Mignogna were cancelled.
January 16, 2019
- A-Kon Announces Convention Has New Owners and Will Be Changing Dates and Venue
- A-Kon, the longest-running anime convention in North America, announced today that the convention, previously organized by Phoenix Entertainment, will be run by a new, unnamed owner starting in 2019. The convention, previously scheduled for June 6-9 in Forth Worth, Texas, will now be held June 27-30 at an unnamed venue in Dallas, Texas.
August 14, 2018
- Izumicon Looks Like It's Cancelled...But They Haven't Said So
- For more than 24 hours, rumors have been circulating about Izumicon which is scheduled for August 31st through September 2nd in Midwest City, Oklahoma. It has all the appearances of a cancelled convention without anyone from staff specifically saying if it has been cancelled or not. UPDATE: The convention has officially been cancelled.
August 13, 2018
- Otakon 2018 Attendance Numbers Rise Again
- The official attendance for Otakon 2018 has bounced back up from a slower year, Otakorp Inc. has announced. The final number, including all departments, is 29,293.
January 1, 2018
- Largest North American Anime Conventions of 2017
- We rank the largest North American anime conventions by size and see which ones have grown and which have lost attendees in our annual look at the largest anime cons in the United States and Canada for the past year.
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