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July 28, 2021
Anime Industry Veteran Lance Heiskell Joins Event Organizer LeftField Media
LeftField Media today announced Lance Heiskell has joined as Manager of Guests and Programming for its Anime NYC and Anime Frontier Japanese pop culture festivals.
February 7, 2021
Anime Boston 2021 Announces Cancellation of Event
The Northeast's largest anime convention cancelled because of restrictions on gatherings related to COVID-19 virus
January 22, 2021
Setsucon 2021 Will be Occurring Virtually This Coming April
Setsucon, Pennsylvania's winter anime convention, will be holding an online-event, in-place of its previously announced in-person event, this year.
August 13, 2018
Otakon 2018 Attendance Numbers Rise Again
The official attendance for Otakon 2018 has bounced back up from a slower year, Otakorp Inc. has announced. The final number, including all departments, is 29,293.
December 29, 2011
Naka-Kon books Blood Stain Child as musical guest for 2012
Naka-Kon 2012 has announced death/trance metal band Blood Stain Child will be performing at the convention. Naka-Kon is scheduled for this February in Overland Park, Kansas.
December 27, 2011
Naka-Kon announces another three guests for 2012
Naka-Kon in Overland Park, Kansas has announced Aleathia Burns, Chris Cason, and Steve Blum as guests. The convention will be held February 10 through 12.
December 20, 2011
Cosplacon 2013 announces first guests
Cosplacon in Jefferson City, Missouri has announced Greg Wicker, Jeanne Beck, and Paul Hoefener as guests. The convention is scheduled for June 2013.
December 19, 2011
Naka-Kon announces new guests
Naka-Kon has announced guests Amelie Belcher, Colleen Clinkenbeard, Wendee Lee, Take One Productions, Nina Matsumoto, and Quinton Flynn. The convention will take place in February in Overland Park, Kansas.
December 13, 2011
Kawaii Kon's fourth guest announcement for 2012
Kawaii Kon has announced voice actor guests Ryo Horikawa, Christopher Sabat, and Kenichi Miya. The convention will be held this March in Honolulu, Hawaii.
December 8, 2011
Kyle Hebert returns to Setsucon
Setsucon has announced voice actor Kyle Hebert as a guest at their convention. The convention will take place January 28th and 29th in State College, Pennsylvania.
December 8, 2011
Kawaii Kon makes third guest announcement
Kawaii Kon has announced artist Yoshitaka Amano will be a guest at their 2012 convention this March in Honolulu, Hawaii.
December 2, 2011
Anime-ZAP! dates and location have changed
Anime-ZAP! 2012 has moved one week earlier, to January 7th and 8th and will be held at the Four Points Hotel in Downtown Peoria, Illinois. The change was necessary because the previous location will be closed for renovations through all of 2012.
December 2, 2011
Anime-SPARK! features Greggo's Game Shows and Aegis Swordsmanship Academy
Anime-SPARK! has announced Greg Wicker will present his legendary game shows and Aegis Academy of Swordsmanship will be giving lessons and demonstrations. The convention will be held this February in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
November 29, 2011
MomoCon announces new location and initial guests
MomoCon, scheduled for March in Atlanta, Georgia, has announced guests Catherine Jones, Martin Billany, and Sketch MacQuinor.
November 29, 2011
Bishie Con announces Emirain and Warky T. Chocobo as guests for 2011
Bishie Con has announced Emirain and Warky T. Chocobo as guests for the convention on December 17 and 18 in St. Louis, Missouri.
November 29, 2011
Anime-zing! announces Cristina Vee and Trevor Mueller
Anime-zing! 2012 has announced Cristina Vee and Trevor Mueller will be guests. The convention will be held in Davenport, Iowa in June.
November 29, 2011
AniMinneapolis announces YTCracker as guest
AniMinneapolis has announced that rapper YTCracker will be headlining a nerdcore concert. The convention will take place in Bloomington, Minnesota in late June.
November 29, 2011
Tora-Con 2012 announces first guest, pre-registration and art submissions
The RIT Anime Club has announced Tora-Con will be held in April 2012 in Rochester, New York. The first guest announced for the convention is voice actor Jon St. John.
November 12, 2011
Anime-zing! 2012 will feature Sonny Strait and Robert Axelrod
Anime-zing! in Davenport, Iowa has announced guests Robert Axelrod and Sonny Strait for their June convention.
November 10, 2011
Anime USA partners with Make-A-Wish Foundation
Anime USA and the Make-A-Wish Foundation will give a seriously ill girl from New Jersey a complimentary trip to Anime USA 2011.
November 9, 2011
Veteran anime director Junichi Sato appearing at Ushicon 2012
Junichi Sato, known for his work on Sailor Moon and Princess Tutu, will be a guest of honor at Ushicon 2012 in Austin, Texas this February.
November 9, 2011
Anime USA guests Laura Bailey and Travis Willingham no longer attending
Laura Bailey and Travis Willingham will be unable to attend Anime USA 2011 due to professional commitments.
November 8, 2011
Pacific Media Expo's Anime Nightclub roasts voice actor Richard Epcar
Pacific Media Expo has announced that its Anime Nightclub program will feature the PMX Charity Roast of Richard Epcar. The roast is part of PMX which runs from November 11-13 in Los Angeles.
November 8, 2011
Anime USA 2011 announces latest voice actor guest, Tony Oliver
Anime USA has announced Tony Oliver as a voice actor guest for this year's convention on November 18-20 in Arlington, Virginia.
November 8, 2011
AniMinneapolis announces Dr. Awkward and Sonny Strait
AniMinneapolis has announced guest appearances by voice actor Sonny Strait and nerdcore rapper Dr. Awkward. The convention will be held in Bloomington, Minnesota in June.

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