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.