Convention Schedule


List of 2002 Worldwide Conventions

Convention Dates Location
Ohayocon 2002 January 11-13, 2002 Holiday Inn Cleveland-South
Independence, OH
Arisia 2002 January 18-20, 2002 Boston Park Plaza Hotel
Boston, MA
Anime in Valley 2002 January 19-20, 2002 Onsen Thermas
Taubaté, SP, Brazil
Animencontro 2002 January 25-27, 2002
Curitiba, Brazil
FITcon 2002 January 25-27, 2002 Florida Institute of Technology
Melbourne, FL
Anime City 2002 January 26, 2002 Centre of Excellence
Tunapuna, Trinidad & Tobago
Ushicon 2002 February 1-3, 2002 Sheraton Four Points Austin
Austin, TX
Anime 2002 February 8-10, 2002 Koningshof
Veldhoven, Netherlands
Boskone 2002 February 15-17, 2002 Sheraton Framingham
Framingham, MA
Katsucon 2002 February 15-17, 2002 Baltimore Marriott Waterfront
Baltimore, MD
Tokyo International Anime Fair 2002 February 15-17, 2002 Tokyo Big Site West
Tokyo, Japan
Gallifrey One 2002 February 15-18, 2002 Airtel Plaza Hotel
Van Nuys, CA
MegaCon 2002 February 22-24, 2002 Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, FL
ConDFW 2002 February 23-24, 2002 Radisson Hotel Dallas North-Richardson
Richardson, TX
J-Junk 2002 March 1-3, 2002
Rhein-Maingebiet, Germany
Minami Con 2002 March 1-3, 2002 Novotel Hotel / Ibis Hotel
Southampton, UK
Lunacon 2002 March 15-17, 2002 Rye Town Hilton
Rye Brook, NY
AggieCon 2002 March 21-24, 2002 Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
Anime Express 2002 March 22-24, 2002 ERAU Instructional Center
Daytona Beach, FL
Anime Marathon 2002 March 22-24, 2002 Tagungs- und Bildungszentrum der Deutschen Telekom
Hamburg, Germany
Norwescon 2002 March 28-31, 2002 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport
Seattle, WA
Character Entertainment Convention 2002 March 30, 2002 Tokyo Big Sight
Tokyo, Japan
Anime City 2002 March 31, 2002 Centre of Excellence
Tunapuna, Trinidad & Tobago
No Brand Con 2002 April 5-6, 2002 University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, Davies Center
Eau Claire, WI
Anime Oasis 2002 April 5-7, 2002 Best Western Vista Inn
Boise, ID
Berry College Animation Festival 2002 April 6, 2002 Berry College
Mount Berry, GA
Mini-Con 2002 April 6, 2002 Best Western Trade Winds Central
Tulsa, OK
Armageddon Pulp Culture Expo Auckand 2002 April 12-14, 2002 Aotea Centre
Auckland, New Zealand
Anime Central 2002 April 19-21, 2002 Hyatt Regency O'Hare
Rosemont, IL
PortConMaine 2002 April 19-21, 2002 University of Southern Maine
Portland, ME
WonderCon 2002 April 19-21, 2002 Oakland Convention Center
Oakland, CA
Supanova Pop Culture Expo 2002 April 20-21, 2002 Sydney Showground
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Cartoonist Toulon 2002 April 26-28, 2002 Palais des Congrès Neptune
Toulon, France
ConFurence 2002 April 26-28, 2002 Hilton Burbank Airport & Convention Center
Burbank, CA
FanimeCon 2002 April 26-28, 2002 Santa Clara Convention Center
Santa Clara, CA
Pittsburgh Comic Con 2002 April 26-28, 2002 Monroeville Convention Center
Monroeville, PA
Sakura-Con 2002 April 26-28, 2002 Seattle Airport Hilton & Conference Center
Seattle, WA
Concinnity 2002 April 27-28, 2002 Milwaukee School of Engineering, Cudahy Student Center
Milwaukee, WI
Connichi 2002 May 3-5, 2002 DasHaus
Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany
Star Wars Celebration 2002 May 3-5, 2002 Indiana Convention Center
Indianapolis, IN
Wizard World East 2002 May 10-12, 2002 Philadelphia Convention Center
Philadelphia, PA
Keycon 2002 May 17-19, 2002 Radisson Hotel Winnipeg Downtown
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
New York-Tokyo Music Festival 2002 May 23-26, 2002 Various Locations
New York, NY
Animazement 2002 May 24-26, 2002 Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center
Durham, NC
Anime North 2002 May 24-26, 2002 Regal Constellation Hotel
Toronto, ON, Canada
Otafest 2002 May 24-26, 2002 University of Calgary
Calgary, AB, Canada
A-Kon 2002 May 31 - June 2, 2002 Hyatt Regency DFW
Dallas, TX
JACON 2002 May 31 - June 2, 2002 University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL
Mobicon 2002 May 31 - June 2, 2002 Ramada Inn on the Bay
Mobile, AL
RECCA Con 2002 June 8-9, 2002 Los Medanos College
Pittsburg, CA
TNT 2002 June 13-16, 2002
Mexico City, Mexico
Animagic 2002 June 14-16, 2002
Koblenz, Germany
Anime Mid-Atlantic 2002 June 14-16, 2002 Holiday Inn Select Koger South Conference Center
Richmond, VA
Bakuretsu Con 2002 June 21-23, 2002 Sheraton Inn
Burlington, VT
JAFAX 2002 June 22-23, 2002 Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI
Anime Expo 2002 July 4-7, 2002 Long Beach Convention Center
Long Beach, CA
Japan Expo 2002 July 5-7, 2002 CNIT-Paris it Défense
Paris, France
Wizard World Chicago 2002 July 5-7, 2002 Donald E. Stephens Conventions Center
Rosemont, IL
Anthrocon 2002 July 12-14, 2002 Adam's Mark Hotel
Philadelphia, PA
Animethon 2002 July 13-14, 2002 Grant MacEwan Community College
Edmonton, AB, Canada
AnimeCon 2002 July 18-21, 2002
São Paulo, Brazil
Shoujocon 2002 July 19-21, 2002 East Brunswick Hilton
East Brunswick, NJ
AVConnection 2002 July 20-21, 2002 Adelaide University
Adelaide, Australia
Tokyo Character Show 2002 July 20-21, 2002 Makuhari Messe
Tokyo, Japan
Otakon 2002 July 26-28, 2002 Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, MD
JapAniManga Night 2002 July 27, 2002 Restaurant Bahnhof Nänikon
Nänikon, Switzerland
BotCon 2002 July 27-28, 2002 Grand Wayne Center
Fort Wayne, IN
Comic-Con International: San Diego 2002 August 1-4, 2002 San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, CA
Cleveland Colossal Convention 2002 August 4, 2002 Holiday Inn
Strongsville, OH
Comic Market 2002 August 9-11, 2002 Tokyo Big Sight
Tokyo, Japan
Middle Tennessee Anime Convention 2002 August 9-11, 2002 Days Inn Nashville Airport
Nashville, TN
Anime City 2002 August 10, 2002 Centre of Excellence
Tunapuna, Trinidad & Tobago
Manifest 2002 August 10-11, 2002 Melbourne University
Melbourne, Australia
TOTEMCon 2002 August 10-11, 2002 Hampton Inn
Natick, MA
Eurofurence 2002 August 15-18, 2002 Jugendherberge Oberbernhards
Oberbernhards, Germany
QuakeCon 2002 August 15-18, 2002 Mesquite Convention Center
Mesquite, TX
Anime Festival Orlando 2002 August 16-18, 2002 Renaissance WorldGate
Kissimmee, FL
Hiroshima International Animation Festival 2002 August 22-26, 2002
Hiroshima, Japan
AnimeIowa 2002 August 23-25, 2002 Collins Plaza Hotel & Convention Center
Cedar Rapids, IA
Canadian National Comic Book Expo 2002 August 23-25, 2002 Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, ON, Canada
ConJosé / Worldcon 2002 August 29 - September 2, 2002 McEnery Convention Center / San Jose Civic Auditorium
San Jose, CA
AnimeFEST 2002 August 30 - September 2, 2002 Hotel Inter-Continental Dallas
Dallas, TX
Big Apple Anime Fest 2002 August 30 - September 2, 2002 New York Marriott Marquis / Loews State Theater / Virgin Megastore
New York, NY
Dragon*Con 2002 August 30 - September 2, 2002 Hyatt Regency Atlanta / Atlanta Marriott Marquis
Atlanta, GA
Mephit Furmeet 2002 August 30 - September 2, 2002 Holiday Inn Select Memphis International Airport
Memphis, TN
Anime Expo New York 2002 August 31 - September 2, 2002 Marriott New York Marquis
New York, NY
Numa Rei-No Con 2002 September 7-8, 2002 Pontchartrain Center
Kenner, LA
DairyCon 2002 September 14, 2002 Ramada Plaza Hotel
Fond du Lac, WI
Nan Desu Kan 2002 September 20-22, 2002 Holiday Inn Denver International Airport
Denver, CO
ChibiCon 2002 September 21, 2002 Montgomery College
Conroe, TX
ParaCon: Anime Festival 2002 September 22, 2002 Paramount's Great America
Santa Clara, CA
Anime Weekend Atlanta 2002 September 27-29, 2002 Sheraton Gateway Hotel Atlanta Airport / Georgia International Convention Center
Atlanta, GA
Mid-Atlantic Gaming Festival 2002 September 27-29, 2002 Holiday Inn Tanglewood
Roanoke, VA
Schoolgirls and Mobilesuits 2002 September 27-29, 2002 Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Minneapolis, MN
Ani-Magic 2002 October 4-6, 2002 Best Western Antelope Valley Inn and Conference Center
Lancaster, CA
Leeds International Film Festival 2002 October 6, 2002 The Lounge Cinema
Leeds, UK
Anime USA 2002 October 11-13, 2002 Sheraton Premiere in Tyson's Corner
Vienna, VA
AnimeNEXT 2002 October 11-13, 2002 Crowne Plaza Meadowlands
Secaucus, NJ
Animania 2002 October 12, 2002 Eastern Avenue Lecture Theatre and Auditorium Complex
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Dallas Comic Con 2002 October 12-13, 2002 Plano Centre
Plano, TX
F.A.C.T.S. 2002 October 12-13, 2002 Citadelpark
Gent, Belgium
Metreon Festival of Anime 2002 October 12-13, 2002 Metreon
San Francisco, CA
Japanime 2002 October 16-20, 2002 Dendy Cinemas
Sydney, Australia
SugoiCon 2002 October 18-20, 2002 Holiday Inn Cincinnati - Airport
Erlanger, KY
Yaoi-Con 2002 October 18-20, 2002 Holiday Inn Golden Gateway
San Francisco, CA
Japanime 2002 October 24-27, 2002 Dendy Cinemas
Brisbane, Australia
Salón del Manga 2002 October 25-27, 2002 La Farga de L'Hospitalet
Barcelona, Spain
Japanime 2002 October 30 - November 4, 2002 Kino Collins Place Cinemas
Melbourne, Australia
TNT 2002 October 31 - November 3, 2002
Mexico City, Mexico
RM Transcon 2002 November 1-2, 2002 Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall
College Station, TX
AyaCon 2002 November 1-3, 2002 Moat House Northampton
Northampton, UK
Carnage 2002 November 1-3, 2002 Ascutney Mountain Resort
Brownsville, VT
Cartoonist Paris 2002 November 1-3, 2002 Palais des Congrès
Paris, France
Mega Manga Convention 2002 November 1-3, 2002 Fontane Haus
Berlin, Germany
BotCon Europe 2002 November 3, 2002 Wolsey Hall, Windmill Lane
Cheshunt, UK
Waterloo Festival for Animated Cinema 2002 November 6-7, 2002 Waterloo Galaxy Cinema
Waterloo, ON, Canada
Japanime 2002 November 7-10, 2002 Ronin Cinemas
Canberra, Australia
Nekocon 2002 November 8-10, 2002 Holiday Inn Executive Center
Virginia Beach, VA
ChibiCon 2002 November 9, 2002 Montgomery College
The Woodlands, TX
TransformersCon 2002 November 10, 2002 Lawfield Arena
Hamilton, ON, Canada
C-kon 2002 November 15-17, 2002 Marriott East Convention Center
Indianapolis, IN
Great American Comic Book Expo 2002 Cancelled November 15-17, 2002 Bayside Expo Center
Boston, MA
AnimeSul 2002 November 16-17, 2002
Grande do Sul, Brazil
comicfest 2002 November 16-17, 2002 Bankstown Town Hall
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Rune Con 2002 November 16-17, 2002 University of Oklahoma
Norman, OK
Midwest FurFest 2002 November 22-24, 2002 Hyatt Regency Schaumburg, Chicago
Schamburg, IL
OryCon 2002 November 22-24, 2002 DoubleTree Hotel Portland Columbia River
Portland, OR
Armageddon Pulp Culture Expo Wellington 2002 November 23-24, 2002 Michael Fowler Centre
Wellington, New Zealand
BDEXPO 2002 November 23-24, 2002 l'Espace Champerret
Paris, France
Chicago TARDIS 2002 November 29 - December 1, 2002 Sheraton Northwest Chicago
Arlington Heights, IL
Anime City 2002 November 30, 2002 Bishop Anstey High School & Trinity College East
Trincity, Trinidad & Tobago
Asia Animation 2002 December 3-5, 2002 Shangri-La's Rasa Sentosa Resort
Siloso Road, Singapore
Expo Anime Brasil 2002 December 7-8, 2002 Palácio dos Trabalhadores
São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Philcon 2002 December 13-15, 2002 Marriott Center City
Philadelphia, PA
Comic Fiesta 2002 December 14-15, 2002 Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Anime in Valley 2002 December 15, 2002 Onsen Thermas
Taubaté, Brazil
AnimeXplosion 2002 December 19-22, 2002 World Trade Center
Pasay City, Philippines
Jump Festival 2002 December 21-22, 2002
Tokyo, Japan
Comic Market 2002 December 28-30, 2002 Tokyo Big Sight
Tokyo, Japan
JapAniManga Night 2002 December 31, 2002 - January 1, 2003 Restaurant Bahnhof Nänikon
Nänikon, Switzerland
Convention Dates Location