Mon, 02 Jan 2017 12:00:00 ESTHas 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.
Mon, 26 Dec 2016 12:00:00 ESTAn Instagram user going by the username robertdejesus_art is posing as artist Robert DeJesus and possibly soliciting commissions from unsuspecting people.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 12:00:00 ESTAfter over 11 years, the FanCons.com database has passed 8,000 convention entries today.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 12:00:00 ESTVideoGameCons.com, a site focused exclusively on video gaming conventions, has launched after completing a complete top-to-bottom redesign.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 12:00:00 ESTEnable the FanCons.com skill on your Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, or other Alexa-enabled device and you can have Alexa tell you what fan conventions are coming up as part of your flash briefing.
Tue, 05 Jul 2016 12:00:00 ESTIn 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."
Fri, 03 Jun 2016 12:00:00 ESTAnime 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.
Tue, 24 May 2016 12:00:00 ESTFanimeCon announced their schedule for their Masquerade Cosplay Contest. It's scheduled to start at 6pm and the award announcements will begin around 10:30pm.
Sat, 09 Apr 2016 12:00:00 ESTAnime Southwest, located near Denver, Colorado, has announced the cancellations of seven guests. This news comes one week after it was announced the convention has announced a new venue and less than a month before the convention is scheduled to begin.
Fri, 18 Mar 2016 12:00:00 ESTAfter cancelling ten conventions in the last two months, YourMiniCon has now cancelled their event in Portland, Maine, the only remaining event other than their original Connecticut location.
Sun, 21 Feb 2016 12:00:00 ESTYourMiniCon has removed Nevada, Colorado, Ohio, and Louisiana conventions from its site leaving only Connecticut and Maine.
Sat, 20 Feb 2016 12:00:00 ESTSocial media is an essential part of convention planning. We run down the essential platforms to help you get your convention signed up and give you tips on how to make cross-posting to them a lot easier.
Mon, 01 Feb 2016 12:00:00 ESTWhen two conventions fight and disrespect each other in public, nobody wins.
Tue, 19 Jan 2016 12:00:00 ESTYourMiniCon has announced via Facebook that they have cancelled their conventions in Wisconsin, Georgia, California, Kentucky, Idaho, and Texas.
Sun, 17 Jan 2016 12:00:00 ESTThe SPJA, the parent organization of Anime Expo, plans to "move beyond otaku/fan culture" and will be integrating "film, gaming, tech, music and other forms of entertainment media." SPJA will open a Tokyo office in 2016 and reveal a new name and logo.