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Hasbro Announces "HasCon", Its Own Hasbro-Themed Convention
Toy manufacturer Hasbro has announced that they will launch their own convention focused on their toy lines. The convention, named "HasCon", will take place in Providence, Rhode Island in September 2017, not far from Hasbro's corporate headquarters.   [read more] [discuss]

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."   [read more] [discuss]

Wizard World Scuttles Cruise Convention
Citing filming schedules of talent, Wizard World has announced that Wizard World Comic Con Cruise has been cancelled.   [read more] [discuss]

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.   [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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