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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.   [read more] [discuss]

FanCons.com Database Passes 10,000 Conventions
After over 12 years, the FanCons.com database has passed 10,000 convention entries today.   [read more] [discuss]

Voice Actor and Director Christopher Ayres Needs Your Help
Christopher Ayres, well known in the anime convention community for his "Mock Combat for Cosplay" workshops, has been diagnosed with "End Stage C.O.P.D." and is facing a double lung transplant, multiple surgeries, and significant medical treatment. He's in need of financial help from the community.   [read more] [discuss]

Wizard World cancels shows and announces 2018 locations
Wizard World has announced the cancelation of five of their remaining seven 2017 conventions. They have also announced their 2018 locations which include the five cancelled cities.   [read more] [discuss]

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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]

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]

Respect your competition or it could backfire
When two conventions fight and disrespect each other in public, nobody wins.   [read more] [discuss]

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