Convention Schedule


List of 2003 Worldwide Conventions

Convention Dates Location
Ohayocon 2003 January 10-12, 2003 Hilton Columbus
Columbus, OH
Anime Festival 2003 January 17-19, 2003 Universidade Anhembi Morumbi
São Paulo, Brazil
Arisia 2003 January 17-19, 2003 Boston Park Plaza Hotel
Boston, MA
Genericon 2003 January 24-26, 2003 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, NY
MarsCon 2003 January 24-26, 2003 Clarion Hotel
Williamsburg, VA
Cosplay Festival 2003 January 25-26, 2003 Korakuen Amusement Park
Tokyo, Japan
Ushicon 2003 January 31 - February 2, 2003 Austin Mariott at the Capitol
Austin, TX
Animencontro 2003 February 7-9, 2003 Colégio Santa Maria
Curitiba, Brazil
Emerald City Comicon 2003 February 9, 2003 Qwest Field - West Field Plaza
Seattle, WA
Boskone 2003 February 14-16, 2003 Sheraton Boston
Boston, MA
Katsucon 2003 February 14-16, 2003 Hyatt Regency Crystal City
Arlington, VA
Gallifrey One 2003 February 14-17, 2003 Airtel Plaza Hotel
Van Nuys, CA
Cosfest 2003 February 15, 2003 Cafe at-sunrice, Fort Canning Park
Fort Canning Centre, Singapore
Manga Theme Party 2003 February 21, 2003 Frenchies Nightclub
Tigne`, Malta
Anime 2003 February 21-23, 2003 Hotel Haarlem Zuid
Haarlem, Netherlands
MegaCon 2003 February 28 - March 2, 2003 Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, FL
NomiCon 2003 February 28 - March 2, 2003 Rutland Hotel
Sheffield, UK
Kamecon 2003 March 1, 2003 Manchester Memorial High School
Manchester, NH
J-Junk 2003 March 7-9, 2003
Rhein-Maingebiet, Germany
Minami Con 2003 March 7-9, 2003 Novotel Hotel / Ibis Hotel
Southampton, UK
Cleveland Colossal Convention 2003 March 14-16, 2003 Holiday Inn Cleveland South Independence
Independence, OH
Tokyo International Anime Fair 2003 March 19-22, 2003 Tokyo Big Sight
Tokyo, Japan
AggieCon 2003 March 20-23, 2003 Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
Comics in Leipzig 2003 March 20-23, 2003 Neues Messegelände Leipzig
Leipzig, Germany
Anime Express 2003 March 21-23, 2003 IC Instructional Center, Embry Riddle University
Daytona Beach, FL
Anime Oasis 2003 March 21-23, 2003 Boise Airport Holiday Inn
Boise, ID
Lunacon 2003 March 21-23, 2003 Rye Town Hilton
Rye Brook, NY
UMF-Con 2003 March 21-23, 2003 University of Maine Farmington
Farmington, ME
Ani-Jam 2003 March 28, 2003 Ramada Fresno North
Fresno, CA
UBCon 2003 March 28-30, 2003 The State University of New York at Buffalo
Amherst, NY
Cherry Blossom Festival Anime Marathon 2003 March 29-30, 2003 Meyer Auditorium at the Freer Gallery of Art
Washington, DC
Cosplay Festival 2003 March 29-30, 2003 Korakuen Amusement Park
Tokyo, Japan
Tekkoshocon 2003 March 29-30, 2003 Wyndham Pittsburgh Airport
Coraopolis, PA
Conbust 2003 April 4-6, 2003 Smith College
Northampton, MA
FITcon 2003 April 4-6, 2003 Florida Institute of Technology
Melbourne, FL
Kei-kon 2003 April 4-6, 2003 University of Victoria
Victoria, BC, Canada
No Brand Con 2003 April 4-6, 2003 University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, Davies Center
Eau Claire, WI
Sakura-Con 2003 April 4-6, 2003 Seattle Airport Hilton & Conference Center
Seattle, WA
Supanova Pop Culture Expo 2003 April 4-6, 2003
Sydney, Australia
Mini-Con 2003 April 5, 2003 Econo Lodge Airport
Tulsa, OK
Dallas Comic Con 2003 April 5-6, 2003 Richardson Civic Center
Richardson, TX
Anime Marathon 2003 April 11-13, 2003
Neuss, Germany
Berry College Animation Festival 2003 April 12, 2003 Berry College
Mount Berry, GA
Concinnity 2003 April 12-13, 2003 Milwaukee School of Engineering, Cudahy Student Center
Milwaukee, WI
Oduacon 2003 April 12-13, 2003 Old Dominion University, Webb Center
Norfolk, VA
Armageddon Pulp Culture Expo 2003 April 12-14, 2003 Aotea Centre
Auckland, New Zealand
Animarathon 2003 April 17, 2003 Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH
Norwescon 2003 April 17-20, 2003 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport
Seattle, WA
Anime Boston 2003 April 18-20, 2003 Boston Park Plaza Hotel
Boston, MA
Anime City 2003 April 20, 2003 Centre of Excellence
Tunapuna, Trinidad & Tobago
Waterloo Festival for Animated Cinema 2003 April 23-26, 2003 Galaxy Cinemas, Princess Cinema
Waterloo, ON, Canada
Anime Quest 2003 April 25-27, 2003 Megamall Megatradehall
Manila, Philippines
Cartoonist Toulon 2003 April 25-27, 2003 Palais des Congrès Neptune
Toulon, France
ConFurence 2003 April 25-27, 2003 Hilton Burbank Airport & Convention Center
Burbank, CA
Pittsburgh Comic Con 2003 April 25-27, 2003 Monroeville Convention Center
Monroeville, PA
WonderCon 2003 April 25-27, 2003 Moscone Center
San Francisco, CA
TNT 2003 May 1-4, 2003 Centro de Convenciones Tlatelolco
Mexico City, Mexico
ChibiCon 2003 May 2-4, 2003 Radisson Hotel Huntsville Airport
Madison, AL
Anime Overdose 2003 May 3-4, 2003 Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA
Kodama 2003 May 3-4, 2003
Brasilia, Brazil
Bakuretsu Con 2003 May 9-11, 2003 Best Western Windjammer Inn & Conference Center
South Burlington, VT
ChibiCon 2003 May 10, 2003 Montgomery College
Conroe, TX
Anime Central 2003 May 16-18, 2003 Hyatt Regency O'Hare
Rosemont, IL
Anime North 2003 May 16-18, 2003 Regal Constellation Hotel
Toronto, ON, Canada
Keycon 2003 May 16-18, 2003 Radisson Hotel Winnipeg Downtown
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Mobicon 2003 May 16-18, 2003 Airport Plaza Hotel
Mobile, AL
Animazement 2003 May 23-25, 2003 Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Conference Center
Durham, NC
Otafest 2003 May 24-25, 2003 University of Calgary Science Theaters
Calgary, AB, Canada
A-Kon 2003 May 30 - June 1, 2003 Hyatt Regency DFW
Dallas, TX
JACON 2003 May 30 - June 1, 2003 University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL
Wizard World Philly (East) 2003 May 30 - June 1, 2003 Philadelphia Convention Center
Philadelphia, PA
Kosaikon Anifest 2003 May 31, 2003 Villanova University
Villanova, PA
Cartoonist / Paris BD 2003 June 12-15, 2003 Porte de Versailles
Paris, France
Anime Mid-Atlantic 2003 June 13-15, 2003 Sheraton Richmond West
Richmond, VA
New York-Tokyo Film Festival 2003 June 13-15, 2003 Tribeca Grand Hotel
New York, NY
PortConMaine 2003 June 13-15, 2003 Best Western Inn: The Merry Manor
South Portland, ME
Yuricon 2003 June 13-15, 2003 Gateway Hilton
Newark, NJ
CosMas! Con 2003 June 14, 2003 Sungai Wang Rooftop, 6th Floor
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
FanimeCon 2003 June 20-22, 2003 Santa Clara Convention Center
Santa Clara, CA
Morphicon 2003 June 21, 2003 Sharon Woods Park
Columbus, OH
JAFAX 2003 June 21-22, 2003 Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI
TransformersCon 2003 June 22, 2003 Burlington Holiday Inn
Burlington, ON, Canada
Anime Expo 2003 July 3-6, 2003 Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, CA
Anime Friends 2003 July 3-6, 2003 Colégio Madre Cabrini
São Paulo, Brazil
AnimeCon 2003 July 3-6, 2003 Colégio Marista Arquidiocesano
São Paulo, Brazil
Japan Expo 2003 July 5-6, 2003 CNIT-Paris it Défense
Paris, France
Animethon 2003 July 12-13, 2003 Grant MacEwan Community College
Edmonton, AB, Canada
Anthrocon 2003 July 17-20, 2003 Adam's Mark Hotel
Philadelphia, PA
Comic-Con International: San Diego 2003 July 17-20, 2003 San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, CA
ConnectiCon 2003 July 18-20, 2003 University of Hartford
West Hartford, CT
Metrocon 2003 July 18-20, 2003 Crowne Plaza Tampa at Sabal Park
Tampa, FL
AVConnection 2003 July 19-20, 2003 Union Building, Adelaide University
Adelaide, Australia
Tokyo Character Show 2003 July 20-21, 2003 Makuhari Messe
Tokyo, Japan
Ai-Kon 2003 July 25-27, 2003 University of Manitoba, University Center
Fort Garry, MB, Canada
Animagic 2003 July 25-27, 2003 Rhein-Mosel-Halle
Koblenz, Germany
Anime Evolution 2003 July 25-27, 2003 Simon Fraser University (Burnaby Campus)
Burnaby, BC, Canada
Ikasucon 2003 July 25-27, 2003 Cincinnati Convention Center
Cincinnati, OH
Yasumi Con 2003 July 26, 2003 Florida International University - Graham Center
Miami, FL
FateCon / MegaCon 2003 July 26-27, 2003 Fatec - Avenida Tiradentes
São Paulo, Brazil
The Official Transformers Collectors' Convention 2003 July 26-27, 2003 Hyatt Recency O'Hare
Chicago, IL
Anime Festival Orlando 2003 August 1-3, 2003 Wyndham Orlando Resort
Orlando, FL
Trinoc*coN 2003 August 1-3, 2003 Durham Marriott and Convention Center
Durham, NC
Anime City 2003 August 2, 2003 Centre of Excellence
Tunapuna, Trinidad & Tobago
Auto Assembly 2003 August 2, 2003 The Clarendon Suites
Birmingham, UK
Manifest 2003 August 8-10, 2003 University of Melbourne, Economics and Commerce Building
Melbourne, Australia
Otakon 2003 August 8-10, 2003 Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, MD
Wildercon 2003 August 8-10, 2003 Cosgrove
Milton Keynes, UK
Wizard World Chicago 2003 August 8-10, 2003 Donald E. Stephens Conventions Center
Rosemont, IL
JapAniManga Night 2003 August 9-10, 2003 Jugendzentrum Uster
Uster, Switzerland
Kodansha Super Character Festival 2003 August 9-10, 2003
Chiba City, Japan
Comic Market 2003 August 15-17, 2003 Tokyo Big Sight
Tokyo, Japan
QuakeCon 2003 August 15-17, 2003 Adam's Mark Hotel
Dallas, TX
Eurofurence 2003 August 21-24, 2003 Sport Areál Samopše
Samopše, Czech Republic
AnimeIowa 2003 August 22-24, 2003 Collins Plaza Hotel & Convention Center
Cedar Rapids, IA
Canadian National Comic Book Expo 2003 August 22-24, 2003 Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, ON, Canada
Ryucon 2003 August 22-24, 2003
Olsztyn, Poland
Shoujocon 2003 August 22-24, 2003 Rye Town Hilton
Rye Brook, NY
Cultural Convention of Characters 2003 August 23-24, 2003 Makuhari Messe
Chiba City, Japan
Torcon 3 / Worldcon 2003 August 28 - September 1, 2003 Metro Toronto Convention Centre / Royal York Hotel
Toronto, ON, Canada
Big Apple Anime Fest 2003 August 29-31, 2003 Mariott New York Marquis
New York, NY
AnimeFEST 2003 August 29 - September 1, 2003 Hotel Inter-Continental
Dallas, TX
Dragon*Con 2003 August 29 - September 1, 2003 Hyatt Regency Atlanta / Atlanta Marriott Marquis
Atlanta, GA
Mephit Furmeet 2003 August 29 - September 1, 2003 Holiday Inn Select Memphis International Airport
Memphis, TN
Midwest Anime Fair 2003 August 30-31, 2003 Econo Lodge Airport
Tulsa, OK
Connichi 2003 September 5-7, 2003 Kongress Palais Kassel
Kassel, Germany
Gatecon 2003 September 11-14, 2003 Best Western Richmond Inn Hotel and Convention Center
Richmond, BC, Canada
Abunai 2003 September 13-14, 2003 Vrijhof, University of Twente
Enschede, Netherlands
JapanTown Anime Faire 2003 September 13-14, 2003 Best Western Miyako Inn
San Francisco, CA
Mania Fest 2003 September 18-21, 2003 Laemmle Monica
Santa Monica, CA
AniNite 2003 September 19-21, 2003 WUK
Vienna, Austria
Nan Desu Kan 2003 September 19-21, 2003 Holiday Inn Denver International Airport Area
Denver, CO
Anime Festival 2003 September 20-21, 2003 Academy of Music Theater
Northampton, MA
Mack Weekend 2003 September 20-21, 2003 Haus International
Kempten, BY, Germany
Armageddon Pulp Culture Expo 2003 September 20-22, 2003 Michael Fowler Centre
Wellington, New Zealand
Anime Weekend Atlanta 2003 September 26-28, 2003 Renaissance Waverly Hotel and Cobb Galleria Centre
Atlanta, GA
BishounenCon 2003 September 26-28, 2003 University of Trier; C-building
Trier, Germany
Schoolgirls and Mobilesuits 2003 September 26-28, 2003 Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Minneapolis, MN
ArlingCon 2003 September 27, 2003 UTA University Center Second Floor
Arlington, TX
Ani-Magic 2003 October 3-5, 2003 Best Western Antelope Valley Inn and Conference Center
Lancaster, CA
AnimeNEXT 2003 October 3-5, 2003 Rye Town Hilton
Rye Brook, NY
C-kon 2003 October 3-5, 2003 Century Center
South Bend, IN
TOTEMCon 2003 Cancelled October 4-5, 2003 Hampton Inn
Natick, MA
Chibi-Con 2003 October 10-12, 2003 Holiday Inn Winnipeg South
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Kazecon 2003 October 10-12, 2003 Ramada Plaza O'Hare
Rosemont, IL
Animania 2003 October 11-12, 2003 The Scientia, University of New South Wales
Kensington, New South Wales, Australia
World Cosplay Summit 2003 October 12, 2003 Osu
Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
F.A.C.T.S. 2003 October 12-13, 2003 Internationaal Congres Centrum, Citadelpark
Gent, Belgium
Yaoi-Con 2003 October 17-19, 2003 Renaissance Parc 55
San Francisco, CA
DairyCon 2003 October 18, 2003 Ramada Plaza Hotel
Fond du Lac, WI
ParaCon: Anime Festival 2003 October 19, 2003 Paramount's Great America
Santa Clara, CA
Anime Reactor 2003 October 24-26, 2003 Holiday Inn - O'Hare
Rosemont, IL
Carnage 2003 October 24-26, 2003 Lake Morey Resort
Fairlee, VT
Salón del Manga 2003 October 24-26, 2003 La Farga de L'Hospitalet
Barcelona, Spain
Shumatsu 2003 October 24-26, 2003 Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Dresden, Germany
Dallas Comic Con 2003 October 25-26, 2003 Plano Centre
Plano, TX
Ronin Con 2003 October 25-26, 2003 University of Oklahoma, Dale Hall
Norman, OK
UMF-Con 2003 October 25-27, 2003 University of Maine Farmington
Farmington, ME
Aya Again 2003 October 31 - November 2, 2003 Moat House Northampton
Northampton, UK
Festival of the Feral 2003 October 31 - November 2, 2003 Roman Nose State Park
Watonga, OK
J-Popcon 2003 October 31 - November 2, 2003 Valby Medborgerhus
Copenhagen, Denmark
MAGFest 2003 October 31 - November 2, 2003 Clarion Hotel George Washington Inn
Williamsburg, VA
TNT 2003 October 31 - November 2, 2003 Centro de Convenciones
Mexico City, Mexico
Mega Manga Convention 2003 October 31 - November 3, 2003 Das Fontane-Haus istVeranstaltungsort
Berlin, Germany
ChibiCon 2003 October 31, 2003 Montgomery College
Conroe, TX
Cybercon Expo 2003 November 1, 2003 Radisson Hotel
Mt. Laurel, NJ
FurFright 2003 November 1, 2003 Falcon's Grove
Middletown, CT
Anime: A Celebration 2003 November 1-2, 2003 UC Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive
Berkeley, CA
Nekocon 2003 November 7-9, 2003 Holiday Inn Executive Center
Virginia Beach, VA
Toronto AnimeCon 2003 November 9, 2003 Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, ON, Canada
Montreal Comic Expo 2003 November 14-16, 2003 Palais des Congrès
Montreal, QC, Canada
RECCA Con 2003 November 15, 2003 Los Medanos College
Pittsburg, CA
Anime USA 2003 November 21-23, 2003 Sheraton Premiere in Tyson's Corner
Vienna, VA
Midwest FurFest 2003 November 21-23, 2003 Hyatt Regency Schaumburg, Chicago
Schamburg, IL
SugoiCon 2003 November 21-23, 2003 Cincinnati Marriott at RiverCenter
Covington, KY
Wizard World Texas 2003 November 21-23, 2003 Arlington Convention Center
Dallas, TX
Anime City 2003 November 22, 2003 Bishop Anstey High School & Trinity College East
Trincity, Trinidad & Tobago
Anime Night 2003 November 22-23, 2003 Centro de Eventos São Luis
São Paulo, Brazil
Chicago TARDIS 2003 November 28-30, 2003 Sheraton Northwest Chicago
Arlington Heights, IL
Comic World 2003 November 29-30, 2003
Taipei, Taiwan
ItzaCon 2003 November 29-30, 2003 Hyatt D/FW Airport Hotel
Dallas, TX
KumoriCon 2003 November 29-30, 2003 Clarion Hotel
Springfield, OR
Asia Animation 2003 December 4, 2003 Shangri-La's Rasa Sentosa Resort
Siloso Road, Singapore
Anim'Est 2003 December 6, 2003 Palais des Congrès
Nancy, France
Comic Fiesta 2003 December 6, 2003 Kuala Lumpur Impiana Hotel Kayangan
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Expo Anime Brasil 2003 December 6-7, 2003 Palácio dos Trabalhadores
São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Animatsuri 2003 December 12-14, 2003
Curitiba, Brazil
Numa Rei-No Con 2003 December 12-14, 2003 Quality Hotel & Conference Center
Metairie, LA
Philcon 2003 December 12-14, 2003 Marriott Center City Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
Jump Festival 2003 December 20-21, 2003
Tokyo, Japan
Anime Christmas Party 2003 December 27, 2003 Boise Airport Holiday Inn
Boise, ID
Comic Market 2003 December 28-30, 2003 Tokyo Big Sight
Tokyo, Japan
First Night Boston 2004 December 31, 2003 Hynes Convention Center
Boston, MA
Convention Dates Location