Anime Convention News
March 14, 2018

Steampunk World's Faire Cancelled
We've learned that Steampunk World's Faire has been cancelled because it's "not possible to repair SPWF to the grandeur that the community justly expects in 6 weeks."   [read more] [discuss]

January 1, 2018

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]

December 22, 2017

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]

November 15, 2017

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]

September 27, 2017

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]

July 13, 2017

Otakon Issues Warning of Fake Hotel Web Site
Otakorp, the organization behind Otakon, has issued a warning about a "pirate housing website" that was created to trick people into signing up for invalid hotel reservations.   [read more] [discuss]

June 1, 2017

It's Over 9,000! That's the Number of Cons in the FanCons.com Database
The FanCons.com database has passed 9,000 convention entries today. Yes, anime fans, it's over 9,000.   [read more] [discuss]

May 30, 2017

Now Available: AnimeCons.com stickers for iOS and AnimeCons TV app for Apple TV
We have just launched an AnimeCons.com sticker pack for iOS that can be used in Apple's Messages app as well as an Apple TV app for watching HD video content from AnimeCons TV.   [read more] [discuss]

April 26, 2017

Midwest Media Expo cancelled three days before event
Midwest Media Expo, a fan convention near Detroit, announced last night that their 2017 event has been cancelled. The convention was scheduled to start on Friday.   [read more] [discuss]

March 29, 2017

Crunchyroll Announces Convention Partnership Program
Crunchyroll has announced the "Powered by Crunchyroll" program to team up with conventions around the United States to bring benefits to their premium members and VRV subscribers.   [read more] [discuss]

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