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Largest North American Anime Conventions of 2017

Mon, 01 Jan 2018 12:00:00 EST

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. Database Passes 10,000 Conventions

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 12:00:00 EST

After over 12 years, the database has passed 10,000 convention entries today.

Voice Actor and Director Christopher Ayres Needs Your Help

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:00:00 EST

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.

Otakon Issues Warning of Fake Hotel Web Site

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 12:00:00 EST

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.

It's Over 9,000! That's the Number of Cons in the Database

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EST

The database has passed 9,000 convention entries today. Yes, anime fans, it's over 9,000.

Now Available: stickers for iOS and AnimeCons TV app for Apple TV

Tue, 30 May 2017 12:00:00 EST

We have just launched an 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.

Crunchyroll Announces Convention Partnership Program

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:00:00 EST

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.

Largest North American Anime Conventions of 2016

Mon, 02 Jan 2017 12:00:00 EST

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.

Imposter posing on Instagram as artist Robert DeJesus

Mon, 26 Dec 2016 12:00:00 EST

An Instagram user going by the username robertdejesus_art is posing as artist Robert DeJesus and possibly soliciting commissions from unsuspecting people. Database Has Over 8,000 Conventions

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST

After over 11 years, the database has passed 8,000 convention entries today. Launches Complete Site Redesign

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST, a site focused exclusively on video gaming conventions, has launched after completing a complete top-to-bottom redesign.

Hear About This Week's Conventions With Amazon Alexa

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST

Enable the 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.

Sukoshi Con cancels Louisville Anime Weekend and all future events

Tue, 05 Jul 2016 12:00:00 EST

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."

Anime Matsuri hires former SPJA CEO

Fri, 03 Jun 2016 12:00:00 EST

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.

If your costume contest is five hours long, you're doing it wrong

Tue, 24 May 2016 12:00:00 EST

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.