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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
March 7, 2017
EliteCon bans cosplay from their event In order to "keep the focus at the collectibles for our event", EliteCon in Tampa, Florida has banned cosplay. Cosplayers take to Facebook to voice their displeasure.
February 8, 2017
E3 2017 will be open to the public The Entertainment Software Association has announced that E3 will be selling 15,000 passes to the public on February 13th.
January 2, 2017
Largest North American Anime Conventions of 2016 Has anime convention attendance plateaued? Find out which of the largest cons have had slower growth and which have declined in our annual look at the largest anime cons in the United States and Canada for the past year.