Press Releases

August 9, 2005

News for Anime Boston 2007:

Anime Boston, Hynes Convention Center, Sheraton Boston confirm contract for AB 2007

Mark your calendars: April 20-22, 2007 is reserved for Anime Boston 2007

BOSTON, August 9, 2005 - Anime Boston is proud to announce that the fifth annual Anime Boston convention will take place at the John B. Hynes Convention Center and Sheraton Boston Hotel from April 20, 2007, through April 22, 2007.

Having just completed its first year at the Hynes, Anime Boston felt the convention center, and its partnership with the Sheraton, is an excellent fit for both the convention and its fans. The convention center's space allows the convention's many attendees to feel comfortable and gives many opportunities for the convention to grow even further into a preeminent event for anime fans across the region and the country.

Marking its third year at the Hynes Convention Center, Anime Boston 2007 will feature several viewing rooms for anime, from genres as diverse as action, romance, period dramas, space operas, and many others. Many talented artists will be available in the Artists' Alley, and a charity auction will be held in addition to the show's annual art show. In addition, fans will have the opportunity to showcase their own artistic talents with costume contests and video editing competitions. Attendees can also participate in panel discussions, play import video games, and browse a dealer's room packed with 38,000 square feet of merchandise including Japanese imports and translated comics.

About Anime Boston: Anime Boston is New England's premier convention for fans of Japanese animation and art. First opening its doors in 2003, Anime Boston has been proud to offer a gathering place for fans of anime, manga, video games, and related works and to offer the best entertainment for them. Anime Boston 2005 featured over 130 hours of video programming, over one dozen contests, and is currently the fifth-largest anime convention in the United States, with over 6,900 attendees. Anime Boston 2006 will be from May 26, 2006, through May 28, 2006, at the Hynes Convention Center and the Sheraton Boston Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. More information about Anime Boston is available at

About The New England Anime Society: Founded in 2001, The New England Anime Society Inc. is a Massachusetts-based non-profit organization dedicated to furthering public education and understanding of the Japanese language and culture through visual and written media. More information about The New England Anime Society is available at