December 26, 2016
Imposter posing on Instagram as artist Robert DeJesus An Instagram user going by the username robertdejesus_art is posing as artist Robert DeJesus and possibly soliciting commissions from unsuspecting people.
November 23, 2016
FanCons.com Database Has Over 8,000 Conventions After over 11 years, the FanCons.com database has passed 8,000 convention entries today.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
March 18, 2016
YourMiniCon cancels Maine event After cancelling ten conventions in the last two months, YourMiniCon has now cancelled their event in Portland, Maine, the only remaining event other than their original Connecticut location.
February 21, 2016
YourMiniCon quietly cancels four more conventions YourMiniCon has removed Nevada, Colorado, Ohio, and Louisiana conventions from its site leaving only Connecticut and Maine.
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.
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.
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.