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2010 Press Releases

December 30, 2010
Anime Boston 2011 announces first round of guests
Anime Boston has announced its first round of guests which includes Greg and Christopher Ayres, Brina Palencia, and Jonathan Klein. The convention will be held April 22-24 in Boston, Massachusetts.
December 30, 2010
Kawaii Kon 2011 adds Wendee Lee to the guest lineup
Kawaii Kon in Honolulu, Hawaii has announced Wendee Lee will be making an appearance at the convention in late April.
December 28, 2010
Anime Milwaukee announces guests
Anime Milwaukee has announced guests Doug Walker, Spike Spencer, Mike McFarland, Uncle Yo, Chris Cason, and Monica Rial. The convention will be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on February 18-20.
December 28, 2010
Spike Spencer final confirmed guest at Shuto Con
Shuto Con in Lansing, Michigan has announced Spike Spencer, the voice of Evangelion's Shinji, will be a guest at the convention this March.
December 22, 2010
The Slants to headline at MTAC
Popular Pacific Northwest band The Slants will be performing at MTAC this April in Nashville, Tennessee.
December 22, 2010
Sakura-Con 2011 announces guests Berryz Kobo
Musical group Berryz Kobo has been announced as musical guests at Sakura-Con 2011. The convention will be held this April in Seattle, Washington.
December 17, 2010
Animaritime announces newest guest
Animaritime has announced voice actor Spike Spencer will be joining Faith Erin Hicks as a guest at the convention. Animaritime will be held this July in Moncton, New Brunswick.
December 17, 2010
Anime-SPARK! announces Quinton Flynn
Quinton Flynn will be appearing as a guest at Anime-SPARK! 2011 this February in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
December 15, 2010
Animation On Display announces first round of guests
San Francisco's Animation On Display has announced guests Ian McConville and Matthew Boyd of MacHall, Ken Pontac, and Tommy Yune. The convention will be held on February 19th and 20th.
December 15, 2010
Anison Unison to be hosted by All-Con 2011
All-Con 2011 will be hosting Anison Unison, which has announced guests MIQ, Keisaku Kimura, and Kazushi Hinoki. The convention will be held this March near Dallas, Texas.
December 10, 2010
Additional guests and events announced for A&G Ohio
A&G Ohio has announced additional guest performances by guests such as Action Adventure World and Positive Attitude we well as two different themed dances. The convention will be held this March in Cincinnati, Ohio.
December 7, 2010
MomoCon announces new location, registration, and guests
MomoCon has been announced for March 12 and 13 at Georgia Tech in Atlanta. Numerous guests were included in the announcement such as Ana Aesthetic, Harrison Krix, Jennie Breeden, Gina Biggs, and The Extraordinary Contraptions.
November 22, 2010
PariahCon announced for June 2011 in Lakeland, Florida with guest Aaron Dismuke
PariahCon, a gaming, anime, science fiction, and collectible convention, has been announced for June 10th and 11th in Lakeland, Florida. They have already announced Aaron Dismuke and Artix Entertainment as guests.
November 18, 2010
Gelatine announced as musical guest at Zenkaikon
Zenkaikon in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania has announced a guest performance by Gelatine at the convention in March.
November 18, 2010
QC Anime-zing! 2011 announces the return of Robert Axelrod
QC Anime-zing! has announced that Robert Axelrod will be returning to the convention next June in Davenport, Iowa.
November 18, 2010
Bishie Con announces new guests and events
Bishie Con has Dreamspinner Press, Amelie Belcher, and Warky T. Chocobo as guests. The convention will take place December 17-19 in St. Louis.
November 18, 2010
Sakura-Con announces three new guests of honor
Sakura-Con in Seattle, Washington has announced guests Christopher Bevins, Tiffany Grant, and Clarine Harp. The convention is scheduled for April 2011.
November 9, 2010
Taiyou Con announces first round of guests
Taiyou Con has announced Chris Cason, Kitsune Robot, Perfect Math Class, and Tristen Citrine will be attending as guests. The convention will be held January 7-9 in Mesa, Arizona.
November 9, 2010
First round of guests announced for EvilleCon
EvilleCon has announced guests Seraphina, Shane Moore, Pikabellechu, Satoshi, and Sara Hoskin. The convention will be held in April in Evansville, Indiana.
November 5, 2010
Japanese goth band Rose Noire to make US debut at Zenkaikon
Rose Noire, a Japanese goth band, will make their US concert debut at Zenkaikon this March in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
November 3, 2010
Ai-Kon announces Winter Festival
Ai-Kon in Winnipeg, Manitoba has announced The Ai-Kon Winter Festival. It is a one-day event which will take place on January 15th at the Winnipeg Convention Centre.
November 3, 2010
Animation and Gaming Ohio announces next guest
A&G Ohio has announced that Wendee Lee will be attending as a guest. The convention will be held in Cincinnati, Ohio this March.
October 29, 2010
MEWcon announces Tricky Pixie and Cel*Style guests
M.E.W. Convention has announced musical guest Tricky Pixie and industry guests from Cel*Style's design and demo team. The convention will be held December 31st through January 2nd in Portland, Oregon.
October 29, 2010
Sakura-Con 2011 announces Exist Trace as musical guest
Sakura-Con has announced Exist Trace as a musical guest for their convention this April in Seattle, Washington.
October 20, 2010
Bakuretsu Con announces Chris Cason to appear this weekend
Bakuretsu Con has announced a last minute guest addition. ADR director, voice actor, and writer Chris Cason will be joining the convention in Vermont this weekend.
October 20, 2010
Ai-Kon announces mascot contest
Ai-Kon is looking for a new design for Aiko, the Ai-Kon mascot, for use on the convention's promotional materials and merchandise. They are holding a contest now through January 22nd to select a design.
October 18, 2010
Kawaii Kon 2011 announces its first round of guests
Kawaii Kon has announced guests Jonathan Tarbox and Scott McNeil for the Honolulu-based convention that will be held April 29th to May 1st.
October 18, 2010
Club 2 the Max announces its 2011 dates and location
Club 2 the Max has been announced for July 1-3, 2011 in Anaheim, California. Although there is no badge cost, some events will require a fee. It's interesting to note that the dates are during Anime Expo and the event is in a former AX location.
October 15, 2010
Vic Mignogna to appear at ShadoCon 2010 in Tampa
ShadoCon has announced the addition of Vic Mignogna to their guest list. The convention will take place in Tampa, Florida during the first weekend in November.
October 15, 2010
Pittsburgh's KuroKiiro Festival welcomes Stephanie Nadolny and Uncle Yo
KuroKiiro Festival in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has announced that Stephanie Nadolny and Uncle Yo will be in attendance as guests. The convention runs November 5th through 7th.
October 12, 2010
MTAC opens pre-registration and announces convention hotel rates
Middle Tennessee Anime Convention (MTAC) has announced a pre-registration rate of $28 per person through December 31st. Rooms at the Sheraton Music City start at $81 per night. The convention will be held next April in Nashville, Tennessee.
October 12, 2010
Zenkaikon announces Interrobang Studios and Onezumi as webcomic guests
Zenkaikon, which will take place in March in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, has announced its first webcomic guests for its 2011 convention: Kevin Bolk and Sarah Martinez along with Onezumi Hartstein and James Harknell.
October 12, 2010
Bakuretsu Con announces official Greg Ayres dance and last chance to pre-register
Bakuretsu Con has announced a dance hosted by Greg Ayres. Guests also include Chris Ayres, Scott Melzer, and Jon Miller. The convention will be held October 21st to 24th near Burlington, Vermont.
October 12, 2010
First five Naka-Kon 2011 guests announced
Naka-Kon has announced its first five guests for 2011: Clarine Harp, Brina Palencia, Patrick Seitz, J. Michael Tatum and Gavin Goszka. The convention is scheduled for February in Kansas City, Missouri.
September 24, 2010
Scott McNeil to appear at Animation & Gaming Ohio 2011
Animation and Gaming Ohio has announced that Scott McNeil and Brentalfloss will be guests of the convention. A&G Ohio is scheduled for March 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
September 21, 2010
Zenkaikon announces Uncle Yo and CJ Henderson
Comedian Karl "Uncle Yo" Custer and author CJ Henderson have been announced as the latest guests at Zenkaikon. The convention is scheduled for March 2011 in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
September 14, 2010
Tsubasacon announces guest list and charity event
The guest list at Tsubasacon includes voice actors Jamie Marchi, Leah Clark, Chuck Huber, Jakie Cabe, and Spike Spencer. The convention will take place October 1-3 in Huntington, West Virginia.
September 13, 2010
RT25 The Celebration hosts largest reunion of Robotech talent
RT25 The Celebration will mark the 25th anniversary of Robotech by hosting the largest ever reunion of Robotech's industry talent for a banquet celebration at the Van Nuys AirTel Plaza Hotel on September 18, 2010.
September 8, 2010
MangaNEXT returns in October 2010 after hiatus
MangaNEXT has announced it is returning to New Jersey this October with guests Akino Kondoh, M. Alice LeGrow, Nina Paley, Lea Hernandez, and Dirk I. Tiede.
September 8, 2010
Mobile Suit Gundam 00: Awakening of the Trailblazer to premiere at NYCC
Sunrise has announced that Mobile Suit Gundam 00: Awakening of the Trailblazer will make its North American premiere at New York Comic Con on Sunday, October 10th.
August 26, 2010
Animation On Display announces 2011 dates
Animation On Display in San Francisco has announced that their 2011 convention will take place February 19th & 20th. The convention is also hosting a reception during screenings of 5 Centimeters Per Second on September 14 and a J-Pop Summit Festival on September 18, 2010.
August 23, 2010
Nan Desu Kan announces second round of guests
Richard Ian Cox, Patrick Seitz, and Chris Cason will make an appearance at Nan Desu Kan in Denver, Colorado from September 10th-12th. The Robotech 25th Anniversary Convention Tour with Steve Yun and Tommy Yune will also attend.
August 18, 2010
Ai-Kon announces dates for 2011 convention
Ai-Kon has announced that its 10th convention will be held July 15-17, 2011 at the Winnipeg Convention Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
August 13, 2010
Castle Point Anime Convention announces 2011 details
Hoboken, New Jersey's Castle Point Anime Convention has announced that they will be returning on Sunday, April 10, 2011. Registration rates and other details for the convention have also been announced.
August 7, 2010
Another Anime Con announces second round of guests, including ZAMZA's US tour kick-off
Another Anime Convention has announced guests including Robert Axelrod, Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Michelle Pinard, The Comiku Girls, and the start of ZAMZA's US tour. The convention takes place October 15-17 in Nashua, New Hampshire.
August 3, 2010
Anime Detroit announces Greg Ayres as a guest
Anime Detroit has announced that voice actor Greg Ayres has joined their guest list. The convention will take place in Troy, Michigan from August 13th through 15th.
August 2, 2010
Mizucon announces final guests of honor
Mizucon has announced guest appearances by voice actors Stephanie Sheh and Scott McNeil. The convention will be held August 20-22 in Miami, Florida.
July 30, 2010
Matsuricon announces final guest list
Matsuricon has announced guests Michael Poe, Brina Palencia, Scott Freeman, and Eric Vale. The convention will be held August 13-15 in Columbus, Ohio.
July 28, 2010
Nekocon announces 2010 Japanese musical guest
Nekocon has announced that The Sound Bee HD will be performing at their convention and the convention's staff will be at Otakon this weekend to take pre-registrations. Nekocon will be held November 5-7 in Hampton, Virginia.
July 26, 2010
Zenkaikon V welcomes Todd Haberkorn
Zenkaikon in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania has announced the addition of Todd Haberkorn to the convention's 2011 guest list.
July 26, 2010
Erie Anime Experience changes its lineup
Kevin Perez and Kenneth Cardez have cancelled their appearance at Erie Anime Experience, but the convention has added voice actors Richard Epcar, and Ellyn Stern to the guest roster. The convention remains scheduled for this September in Edinboro, Pennsylvania.
July 23, 2010
Voice actress/director Stephanie Sheh to appear at Otakon 2010
Voice actress, voice director, and ADR scriptwriter Stephanie Sheh is the final guest announced for next weekend's Otakon in Baltimore, Maryland.
July 22, 2010
Shinichi Watanabe to appear at Sugoicon
Sugoicon has announced a guest appearance by Shinichi Watanabe. "Nabeshin" was the director for series such as Excel Saga, Nerima Daikon Brothers, Tenchi Muyo! GXP, and The Wallflower. Sugoicon will be held in Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky on November 5-7, 2010.
July 22, 2010
Yasumicon presents Yasu-Lite, hosted by Mizucon
Through a partnership with Mizucon, Yasumicon will present Yasu-Lite, a one-day anime event, on Friday, August 20th. The event will take place at the same location as Mizucon, the Hyatt Regency Miami.
July 21, 2010
Anime Weekend Atlanta announces 2010 guests and events
Anime Weekend Atlanta has formally announced their current guest list including Shinji Aramaki and numerous voice actors, artists, and industry professionals. AWA will be held September 17-19 in Atlanta, Georgia.
July 20, 2010
Hiroaki Yura, Hiroki Kikuta, and Shihori to be guests at Otakon
Otakon has announced violinist Hiroaki Yura, composer Hiroki Kikuta, and singer/songwriter Shihori.
July 16, 2010
Hetalia's Scott Freeman to appear at Otakon 2010
Otakon has announced that Scott Freeman, the voice actor for England in the U.S. release of Hetalia, will join several other main cast members as guests at the convention. Otakon 2010 will take place July 30th through August 1st in Baltimore, Maryland.
July 16, 2010
Shuto Con welcomes Tiffany Grant
Shuto Con has a announced voice actor Tiffany Grant will be a guest at their convention in Lansing, Michigan in March.
July 14, 2010
MatsuriCon adds two more guests
MatsuriCon has announced that Micah Solusod and Sonny Strait will be guests at their convention in Columbus, Ohio next month.
July 12, 2010
Anime Festival Orlando announces guest list
Anime Festival Orlando will celebrate its 11th year with Sonny Strait, Reuben Langdon, Dan Southworth, Jason David Frank, David Yost, Tony Oliver, and Tommy Yune as guests of honor. The convention will be held August 6th to 8th in Orlando, Florida with August 5th only open to pre-registered attendees.
July 12, 2010
Anime-SPARK! announces voice actor Chris Rager
Anime-SPARK! in Cedar Rapids, Iowa has announced a guest appearance by voice actor Chris Rager at their February 2011 convention.
July 8, 2010
Minori Chihara announced as guest of honor for New York Anime Festival
Minori Chihara has been announced as a guest at New York Anime Festival, part of New York Comic Con, which will take place in New York City this October.
July 8, 2010
Otakon announces creators of Welcome to the Space Show and other guests
Otakon has made a series of guest announcements which consist of the creators of Welcome to the Space Show, Koji Masunari, Masashi Ishihama and Tomonori Ochikoshi, along with Michael Sinterniklaas, Felipe Smith, and Peter S. Beagle. Otakon will take place in Baltimore, Maryland between July 30th and August 1st.
July 3, 2010
Puffy AmiYumi to perform at Far East To East Showcase during New York Comic Con
Puffy AmiYumi will perform at the Far East To East Showcase on Sunday, October 10 as part of New York Anime Festival and New York Comic Con.
July 3, 2010
Erie Anime Experience announces dates and guest list
Erie Anime Experience has announced guests Brad Pattullo, Kevin Perez, Kenneth Cardez, and voice actor Kyle Hebert. The convention will take place September 10-12 in Edinboro, Pennsylvania.
July 2, 2010
Nekocon announces five new guests
Nekocon has announced guests voice actor Chris Rager, Yan "Kern" Gagne and Mary "Kite" Garren of "Drowtales", Sohmer and Lar of "Looking for Group", artist Newton Ewell. Nekocon 13 will be held this November in Hampton, Virginia.
July 2, 2010
A & G Ohio announces pre-registration and first guests
A&G Ohio 2011 has announced the start of pre-registration as well as two of their guests, Team Four Star's Kroze and Little Kuriboh.
June 30, 2010
J. Michael Tatum and Todd Haberkorn added to Ichibancon guest list
Ichibancon has announced two additions to their guest list: J Michael Tatum and Todd Haberkorn. The convention will take place in Charlotte, North Carolina in January 2011.
June 30, 2010
Actor and sound director Yuji Mitsuya to appear at Otakon
Veteran actor, seiyu, and sound director Yuji Mitsuya has been announced as a guest for Otakon 2010.
June 29, 2010
Masao Maruyama and Hiroshi Koujina to be guests at Otakon 2010
The founder of Madhouse Studios, Masao Maruyama, and director and animator, Hiroshi Koujina, will be guests of Otakon 2010 this July in Baltimore, Maryland.
June 29, 2010
Anime USA makes first guest announcments
Anime USA has announced the following guests: 12012, Echostream, Cristina Vee, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, Brina Palencia, and DJ Speed Demon. The convention will be held this November in Arlington, Virginia.
June 28, 2010
The SoHo Gallery for Digital Art announces AniMiniCon SoHo
The SoHo Gallery for Digital Art in New York City has announced a three day event, AniMiniCon SoHo featuring live music, a Victorian tea party, cosplay reception, presentation from Misako Rocks, and more. It takes place July 30th through August 1st.
June 28, 2010
An Cafe bassist and video game producer, Kanon, to appear at Otakon 2010
Bassist Kanon, one of the founders of the visual kei band An Cafe and currently a video game producer, will appear at Otakon. The convention will take place in Baltimore, Maryland from July 30th through August 1st.
June 24, 2010
Anime Expo announces AX Idol 2010 hosts and judges
The 2010 AX Idol competition at Anime Expo will be hosted by Johnny Yong Bosch and Christina Vee. The audition portion of the event will be hosted by Jonathan Meza. The judge line-up will feature Eric Sherman, Kaeko Sakamoto, Jason C. Miller, and Vic Mignogna.
June 24, 2010
JAMScon gets new name and a 2011 date
JAMScon has been announced for March 19, 2011 at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte's Student Union. The convention was previously known as UNCC JAMS Spring Expo.
June 24, 2010
Japanese rock band VAMPS to be guests at New York Anime Festival
New York Anime Festival (which is part of New York Comic Con in 2010) has announced that VAMPS will be performing at the convention. The con is scheduled for this October in New York City.
June 24, 2010
Sonicon announces new guests for 2010
Sonicon, scheduled for this November in Plano, Texas, has announced Sonic the Hedgehog-related guests Jason Griffith, Mike Pollock, Pete Capella, and Lisa Ortiz along with musical performers Alsdead, Rusika, Descendants of Erdrick, and Happy! Project.
June 22, 2010
Ai-Kon announces musical performers KLH and Mode 7
Ai-Kon in Winnipeg, Manitoba has announced that KLH will be returning to perform at the convention this year. They will be joined by Mode 7, a band from Winnipeg. The convention will be held July 16-18.
June 22, 2010
QC Anime-zing! announces 2011 dates and location
QC Anime-zing! will be moving to the RiverCenter in Davenport, Iowa in June 2011.
June 21, 2010
Vic Mignogna to appear at Zenkaikon
Zenkaikon has announced that voice actor Vic Mignogna will be attending their convention in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania next March.
June 21, 2010
Guests confirmed for OtakuCon in Spokane, Washington
OtakuCon will be held in Spokane, Washington on July 17th and 18th with guests including voice actor David Trosko. This convention is completely unrelated to the ill-fated OtakuCon Miami Beach of 2004.
June 21, 2010
Anime Expo announces voice actor Masakazu Morita
Anime Expo has announced that Japanese voice actor, Masakazu Morita, will be a guest of honor. Anime Expo is scheduled for July 14 in Los Angeles, California.
June 17, 2010
Anime Expo announces musical group, RSP, as guests of honor
Anime Expo has announced that Japanese musical group, RSP, will be guests of honor at their July convention. Anime Expo is scheduled for July 14 in Los Angeles.
June 17, 2010
X Japan members Yoshiki and Sugizo to appear and perform at Otakon
Yoshiki and Sugizo, of the legendary visual kei rock band X Japan, will make a special appearance and give a brief performance at Otakon 2010's masquerade. The convention will be held in Baltimore, Maryland in late July.
June 15, 2010
Daisho Con announces 2010 guest lineup
Daisho Con, which is returning to Stevens Point, Wisconsin for its second year, has announced its guest lineup for their November convention.
June 15, 2010
San Japan announces final round of guests for 2010 convention
Greg Ayres, Michael Sinterniklaas, and Micah Solusod make first time appearances at San Japan in San Antonio, Texas from July 9th through 11th.
June 15, 2010
Zenkaikon announces Greg Wicker and opening of panel submissions
Convention game show host Greg "Greggo" Wicker has been announced as the first guest for Zenkaikon. The convention will take place in March 2011 in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
June 11, 2010
Anime Expo announces Japanese singer, Beni, as a guest of honor
Anime Expo has announced that Japanese singer Beni will be performing live at the convention and opening for Sophia. Anime Expo will be held July 1-4 in Los Angeles.
June 11, 2010
Nekocon announces it's first guests of 2010
Nekocon has announced guest lecturer Akemi Solloway along with voice actress Cristina Vee and webcomic artist Garth Graham. The convention will be held this November in Hampton, Virginia.
June 10, 2010
Takamasa Sakurai and Christopher Bevins to appear at Otakon 2010
Takamasa Sakurai, a writer and producer, and Christopher Bevins, an actor, producer, director, and writer, have been announced as the latest guests at Otakon 2010. The convention will be held in Baltimore, Maryland in late July.
June 4, 2010
Otakon 2010 welcomes two American guests
J. Michael Tatum and will be guests at Otakon 2010. The convention will take place at the end of July in Baltimore, Maryland.
May 30, 2010
Anime Crossroads announces first round of guests
Anime Crossroads has announced that Troy Baker, David Williams, and Bob and Emily DeJesus will be guests of honor. The convention will take place this September in Indianapolis, Indiana.
May 28, 2010
Otakon announces guests Todd Haberkorn, Clarine Harp, and Patrick Seitz
Otakon 2010 has issued a series of press releases to announce Todd Haberkorn, Clarine Harp, and Patrick Seitz as guests. Otakon will be held July 30 through August 1 in Baltimore, Maryland.
May 27, 2010
Anime Expo announces Japanese voice actresses Yui Horie and Eri Kitamura
Anime Expo has announced that Japanese voice actresses Yui Horie and Eri Kitamura will be guests of honor at the convention. AX2010 will be held July 1 - 4 in Los Angeles, California.
May 26, 2010
Kawa Kon announces dates and theme for 2011
Kawa Kon 2011 will take place March 11-13 at the Crowne Plaza Clayton in the St. Louis suburb of Clayton, Missouri with a theme titled "Taking it to the Streets".
May 26, 2010
GarasuNoShiCon confirms seven guests for 2010
GarasuNoShiCon, which will take place this July near Toledo, Ohio, has announced guests Robert Axelrod, Cassandra Hodges, Julie Jensen, The Man Power, Kerry Porter, Gavin Goszka, and Alex Heberling.
May 25, 2010
Zenkaikon pre-registration and hotel block now available
Zenkaikon has announced that they have opened pre-registration for their 2011 convention to be held March 18-20, 2011 in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
May 25, 2010
QC Anime-zing! announces at-con registration rates
Bettendorf, Iowa's QC Anime-zing! has announced that at-door registration will be $50 for the weekend or $25 for Friday, $35 for Saturday, and $15 for Sunday.
May 24, 2010
FanimeCon announces performer Karen Dyer as guest of honor
FanimeCon has announced Karen Dyer, the voice and motion of Sheva Aloma from Resident Evil 5, as a guest of honor. She replaces Keith Burgess on the schedule, who is no longer able to attend.
May 21, 2010
FanimeCon selects the American Red Cross and APA Family Support Services as featured charities
The FanimeCon Charity Auction receives donations and sells them to the highest bidder in both a silent auction and a live event. All money collected by the charity auction is donated to the featured charities.
May 21, 2010
Anime Expo 2010 announces guest Danny Choo
"Tokyo Storm Trooper" and blogger, Danny Choo, has been announced as a guest of honor at Anime Expo in Los Angeles, California this July.
May 20, 2010
Geek.Kon announces second round of guests
Geek.Kon has announced its second round of guests. The announcement includes voice actor Eric Vale, cartoonist John Kovalic, and video game developer Raven Software.
May 20, 2010
Anime Expo announces Japanese musical artists Megumi Nakajima and May'n
Anime Expo has announced that Japanese musical artists, Megumi Nakajima and May'n, will be guests of honor.
May 19, 2010
Voice actress Amy Howard Wilson to appear at Otakon 2010
Otakon 2010 has announced that Star Blazers voice actress Amy Howard Wilson will be appearing at the convention. Otakon will be held July 30 to August 1 in Baltimore, Maryland.
May 19, 2010
Kenji Kamiyama announced as guest of honor for AnimeNEXT
AnimeNEXT announced that Japanese director Kenji Kamiyama is scheduled to appear at the convention. AnimeNEXT 2010 will take place June 18-20 in Somerset, New Jersey.
May 19, 2010
Anime Expo 2010 announces manga artist Rei Hiroe
Japanese manga artist, Rei Hiroe, will be making a guest appearance at Anime Expo 2010 in Los Angeles, California this July.
May 17, 2010
MTAC Odyssey maintains solid attendance during flooding
Middle Tennessee Anime Convention had 4,200 attendees at its 10th convention while parts of Tennessee suffered flooding. Anime and karaoke programming continued for an extra night at the Sheraton Music City to entertain those forced to stay another night. The convention will return to Nashville next year on April 22-24.
May 17, 2010
Local band joins Spring Kaiju Experience
Boston-based Sweetdiculous will be performing at Spring Kaiju Experience this Saturday, May 22, in Boston, Massachusetts.
May 14, 2010
FanimeCon goes with Flow
FanimeCon 2010 has announced five-piece Japanese rock band Flow will be performing at the convention's MusicFest on Friday, May 28th. The convention will take place in San Jose, California.
May 7, 2010
Anime Expo 2010 announces Japanese musical artist, MELL, as guest of honor
Anime Expo has announced that Japanese musical artist, MELL, will be a guest of honor at its July convention.
May 3, 2010
Nan Desu Kan 2010 announces first guests
Nan Desu Kan has announced bands echostream and Kazha along with voice actors Chris Patton, Wendy Powell and Cristina Vee. Nan Desu Kan's 14th convention will be held September 10-12 in Denver, Colorado.
May 1, 2010
Anime-ZAP! to return in 2011
Anime-ZAP! will return to Peoria, Illinois on January 15-16, 2011.
April 29, 2010
Ai-Kon 2010 announces final round of guests
Ai-Kon has announced its final round of guests: voice actors Kirby Morrow and Christopher Ayres. The convention will be held in Winnipeg, Manitoba this July.
April 28, 2010
PortConMaine announces college scholarship to be awarded for 2010
PortConMaine has announced a $500 scholarship to be awarded to one of the college bound or college enrolled PortConMaine community members. Entries are due by June 1st. PortConMaine will be held June 24-27 in South Portland, Maine. The scholarship will be presented during the cosplay competition at the convention.
April 28, 2010
Shuto Con announces Michelle Ruff and other guests
Shuto Con has announced guests Michelle Ruff, Year 200X, Doug Smith, and the creators of the documentary Hobocon. The convention will take place in Lansing, Michigan in March 2011.
April 28, 2010
United Fan Con, Inc. announces Spring Kaiju Experience
United Fan Con, Inc., the organization behind New England Fan Experience, has announced their second annual Spring Kaiju Experience. The one-day event will take place on May 22nd in Boston, Massachusetts.
April 27, 2010
Japanese musical group AKB48 will appear at Anime Expo 2010
Anime Expo has announced that Japanese musical group AKB48 will be guests of honor at the Los Angeles convention this July.
April 27, 2010
FanimeCon 2010 announces animator and illustrator Mamoru Yokota as guest
In the latest in a string of announcements, FanimeCon has announced a guest appearance by animator and illustrator Mamoru Yokota.
April 27, 2010
Tickets to Ai-Kon now available through Ticketmaster
Ai-Kon has announced that tickets are on sale through Ticketmaster. The convention will be held this July in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
April 25, 2010
FanimeCon 2010 announces GAINAX executive Hiroyuki Yamaga as guest of honor
FanimeCon 2010 has announced the return of GAINAX executive Hiroyuki Yamaga as a guest of honor. This will be Mr. Yamaga's 13th guest appearance at the convention. FanimeCon will take place May 28th to 31st in San Jose, California.
April 25, 2010
Anime St. George announces Steven Savage as guest of honor
Anime St. George in southern Utah has announced that "professional geek" Steven Savage will be attending as a guest of honor for their September 25th convention.
April 21, 2010
Fashion designer Naoto Hirooka to be guest at Otakon 2010
Japanese fashion designer Naoto Hirooka, better known as h.Naoto, will be a guest at this year's Otakon. The convention will take place in Baltimore, Maryland this July.
April 21, 2010
QC Anime-zing! announces guest voice actor Robert Axelrod
QC Anime-zing! has announced an appearance by actor Robert Axelrod in Bettendorf, Iowa this June. He replaces Carrie Savage on the guest list, who is no longer attending the convention.
April 19, 2010
Anime Expo 2010 announces Japanese seiyuu, Katsuyuki Konishi, as guest
Anime Expo has announced Japanese seiyuu, Katsuyuki Konishi, as a guest of honor at its July convention.
April 19, 2010
Northern Michigan Anime Convention announces guests
Northern Michigan Anime Convention has announced Vic Mignogna, Chris Patton, and Year 200X as guests for their August 7th and 8th convention in Traverse City, Michigan.
April 19, 2010
Anime Expo 2010 announces Eden of The East Trio as official guests of honor
Anime Expo has announced that the Eden of the East trio, Kenji Kamiyama, Satoru Nakamura and Tomhiko Ishii, will be guests of honor at the July convention. Anime Expo is scheduled for July 1 - 4 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
April 13, 2010
Animazement announces special guest Kappei Yamaguchi
Animazement has announced that voice actor Kappei Yamaguchi will be a guest at this year's convention which will be held in Raleigh, North Carolina on May 28-30.
April 12, 2010
HamaCon announces guest Micah Solusod
HamaCon has announced voice actor Micah Solusod as a guest of honor for the convention. The con will be held this June in Huntsville, Alabama.
April 12, 2010
CHS Otaku Fest announces four musical guests
CHS Otaku Fest has announced four new musical guests: The Protomen, Entertainment System, Lesser.Core, and DJ Sheephead. All four bands will be performing at the convention on April 24th in Ellicott City, Maryland.
April 11, 2010
Zenkaikon announces fifth convention
The fifth Zenkaikon will take place on March 18-20, 2011 at the Valley Forge Convention Center and Valley Forge Scanticon Hotel and Conference Center in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
April 11, 2010
Daisuke Ishiwatari and Toshimichi Mori will attend FanimeCon 2010
FanimeCon, Aksys Games, and Arc System Works have announced video game creators Daisuke Ishiwatari and Toshimichi Mori as guests of honor at FanimeCon 2010, which will be held May 28th to 31st, at the San Jose Convention Center.
April 9, 2010
Niji to perform at Shinboku-con 2010
Shinboku-con has announced that the dance group Niji will be performing at the convention. Shinboku-con will take place on April 16-18 in Elyria, Ohio.
April 8, 2010
T-MODE adds three musical guests
T-MODE 2010 has announced musical performers Shing02, DJ Icewater, and Emi Meyer. The convention will be held April 16-18, 2010 in Alexandria, Virginia.
April 8, 2010
FanimeCon adds six new guests
FanimeCon has announced guests Carl Gustav Horn, Gilles Poitras, Jonathan Osborne, Keith Burgess, Ric Meyers, and Ryan Gavigan. The convention will take place in San Jose, California on Memorial Day weekend.
April 6, 2010
San Japan announces third round of guests for 2010 convention
San Japan has announced appearances by Keshiki, R. K. Milholland, Clarine Harp, and DigitalDimensionCosplay. The convention will take place this July in San Antonio, Texas.
April 6, 2010
Geek.Kon announces first round of guests
Geek.Kon 2010 has announced guests Chris Ayres, Bill Bodden, Matt Forbeck, and Aaron Pavao. The "geekdom" convention will take place this September in Middleton, Wisconsin.
April 6, 2010
CPAC announces attendance cap and registration extension
Castle Point Anime Convention has announced an attendance cap of 2,000 people. The convention's pre-registration deadline has also been extended to midnight on Wednesday, April 7th. The convention will be held on April 11th in Hoboken, New Jersey.
April 6, 2010
QC Anime-zing! announces Spike Spencer
QC Anime-zing! has announced an appearance by voice actor Spike Spencer. The convention will be held this June in Bettendorf, Iowa.
April 6, 2010
AnimeNEXT welcomes Japanese all-girl rock band Stereopony
AnimeNEXT, located in Somerset, New Jersey, has announced Stereopony, an all-girl Japanese rock band, for its convention this June.
April 6, 2010
Anime Expo 2010 announces the appearance of special guest Japanese DJs
Anime Expo has announced six special guest DJs for its convention in Los Angeles this July. The DJs are DJ CHUCKY, M-Project, m1dy, GUHROOVY, NO+CHIN and DJ Schwarzenegger.
March 31, 2010
CHS Otaku Fest to donate to Haiti relief efforts
CHS Otaku Fest has announced that they will donate a portion of all convention proceeds to Haiti Disaster relief efforts. The donation will go to the MercyCorps on behalf of Howard County for Haiti. CHS Otaku Fest will be held on Saturday, April 24th in Ellicott City, Maryland.
March 31, 2010
Animania Festival is coming to Melbourne this April
Animania will be held in Melbourne, Australia on Saturday, April 10th. Animania will feature events including World Cosplay Summit pre-selections, an art arena, and Asian ball jointed doll showcase.
March 30, 2010
Another Anime Convention announces initial guest list
Another Anime Convention has announced guests Wendy Powell, Chris Cason, Todd Haberkorn, Christopher Smith, Chris Sabat, and LeetStreet Boys. The convention will take place October 15-17 in Nashua, New Hampshire.
March 29, 2010
MTAC Odyssey announces next round of guests
Nashville, Tennessee's MTAC has announced guests Spike Spencer, Colleen O'Shaughnessey, Travis Willingham, Laura Bailey, Vic Mignogna, and Angry Viking Press. The convention runs from April 30th through May 2nd.
March 29, 2010
Japanese pop idol Halko Momoi will return to San Jose for FanimeCon 2010
FanimeCon has announced Japanese pop idol Halko Momoi as a guest of honor. The convention will be held at the San Jose Convention Center over Memorial Day weekend, May 28th to May 31st.
March 25, 2010
Hip-hop group Home Made Kazoku to make U.S. debut at Otakon 2010
Home Made Kazoku will make their U.S. debut at Otakon 2010 in Baltimore, Maryland this July. Anime fans may know their music through the ending theme song to Bleach. They have also done music for Psalms of Planets Eureka Seven and Naruto.
March 24, 2010
Sakura-Con announces Lika Morinaga and Mai Kadowaki as guests of honor
Japanese voice actresses Lika Morinaga and Mai Kadowaki will be guests at this year's Sakura-Con. The convention will be held next weekend in Seattle, Washington.
March 24, 2010
Avatar stunt double Reuben Langdon will be a guest of honor at FanimeCon 2010
FanimeCon 2010 has announced stuntman and actor Reuben Langdon as a guest of honor. The convention will be held May 28-31 in San Jose, California.
March 22, 2010
New Anime-SPARK! 2011 convention announced in Cedar Rapids
The organizers of QC Anime-zing! have announced Anime-SPARK!. The new convention will be held in February 2011 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
March 22, 2010
Bishie Con announces theme, dates, location for 2010
Bishie Con, the midwest's yaoi and slash convention, will take place December 17-19, 2010 at the Crowne Plaza Clayton in St. Louis, Missouri.
March 22, 2010
Sakura-Con 2010 announces Ryo Horikawa as guest of honor
Sakura-Con has announced a guest appearance by Japanese voice actor Ryo Horikawa, best known for roles such as Vegeta and Detective Conan. Sakura-Con will be held April 2-4 in Seattle, Washington.
March 18, 2010
Anime Expo 2010 announces voice actor Kyle Hebert as guest of honor
Anime Expo has announced that Kyle Hebert will be an official guest of honor at its July convention in Los Angeles, California.
March 18, 2010
Mizu Con announces Johnny Yong Bosch and Eyeshine as guests of honor
Mizu Con has announced voice actor Johnny Yong Bosch and his band Eyeshine will be guests of honor. Mizu Con will take place this August in Miami, Florida.
March 18, 2010
National Cherry Blossom Festival Anime Marathon Cosplay Contest announced
On April 3rd, the Freer and Sackler Galleries in Washington, DC, in partnership with Otakorp and the DC Anime Club, will host a cosplay contest as part of the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival Anime Marathon.
March 16, 2010
Tora-Con 2010 announces final guests
RIT Anime Club has announced the final guests for Tora-Con 2010: Gavin Goszka, Ananth Panagariya, Yuko Ota, and voice actor Billy West. The convention will be held on the RIT campus in Rochester, New York on April 24th and 25th.
March 11, 2010
Wendee Lee to appear at T-MODE 2010
T-MODE has announced voice actress and ADR director Wendee Lee as its newest guest. T-MODE 2010 will take place April 16-18 in Alexandria, Virginia.
March 11, 2010
Mizucon 2010 announces dates, locations, guests and more
Mizu Con has announced guests Michael Sinterniklaas and David Williams. The convention will be held this August in Miami, Florida.
March 8, 2010
Luzmelt to appear in concert at Tekkoshocon VIII
Visual Kei band Luzmelt will be performing at Tekkoshocon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on the weekend of April 8-11, 2010.
March 5, 2010
Quaff tops off MTAC Odyssey's music lineup
The Japanese rock band Quaff is stopping at MTAC Odyssey on their 2010 US tour. This year's MTAC will take place April 30 - May 2 in Nashville, Tennessee.
March 4, 2010
Anime St. Louis announces guests
Anime St. Louis has announced guests including Richard Epcar, Ellyn Stern, Troy Baker, Dirk Tiede, and Tadahisa Yoshida. The convention will be held April 23-25 in Collinsville, Illinois.
March 3, 2010
All-Con to host 24-Hour Endurance 1,000 Anime Song Medley
All-Con will be hosting the 16th year of the 24-Hour Endurance 1,000 Anime Song Medley. The convention will be held in Addison, Texas on March 12-14 with the medley taking place on the 13th and 14th.
March 3, 2010
Kawaii Kon announces partnership with Cosplay.com
Kawaii Kon has announced that Cosplay.com will be providing CosWorx gift certificates and other prizes for the convention's masquerade event. Kawaii Kon will be held April 16-18 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
March 2, 2010
MTAC Odyssey opens overflow hotel block
Nashville's MTAC has announced overflow hotel space at the nearby Embassy Suites Nashville Airport. Shuttles will be provided between the hotel and the convention venue. MTAC is scheduled for April 30 - May 2, 2010.
March 1, 2010
Anime Overload changes its dates from June to August
Anime Overload has changed their convention dates to August 6-8, 2010 in order to not run so close to other conventions in the area. The event will still be held at the North Austin Events Center (formerly The Crockett Center) in Austin, Texas.
February 26, 2010
Johnny Yong Bosch, Eyeshine, and Uncle Yo join Tekkoshocon guest roster
Tekkoshocon has announced guests Johnny Yong Bosch and his band Eyeshine in addition to comedian Uncle Yo. The convention will take place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this August.
February 25, 2010
Colossalcon announces second round of guests
Colossalcon has announced their second round of guests. J. Michael Tatum, Chris Cason, Cristina Vee, and Leah Clark will be attending the convention in Sandusky, Ohio this June.
February 25, 2010
Animania festivals announced for Australia in 2010
Animania has announced dates for a series of conventions throughout Australia in 2010. Conventions will be held in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide.
February 24, 2010
Sakura-Con announces artist Noizi Ito as guest
Noizi Ito, the original character designer for The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, will be a guest at Sakura-Con in Seattle, Washington on April 2-4, 2010.
February 23, 2010
Anime Crossroads returns for 2010 in Indianapolis
Anime Crossroads has been announced for November 24-26, 2010 in Indianapolis, Indiana. This will be the convention's second year.
February 23, 2010
Sakura-Con 2010 announces premiere of Trigun movie and new Japanese guests
Trigun the Movie - Badlands Rumble will premiere at Sakura-Con 2010 this April. The Seattle, Washington convention has also announced guests Satoshi Nishimura and Takahiro Yoshimatsu.
February 23, 2010
Colleen Clinkenbeard will be attending Phoenix Comicon in May 2010
Phoenix Comicon has announced Colleen Clinkenbeard will be a guest at their convention this May in Phoenix, Arizona.
February 20, 2010
Ai-Kon announces its first round of guests
While the rest of Canada is distracted by the Winter Olympic Games, Ai-Kon in Winnipeg, Manitoba has announced its first guests: Monica Rial and Greg Ayres. The convention will be held July 16-18, 2010.
February 17, 2010
Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uemastu in third round of guest announcements from Anime Boston
Anime Boston has announced its third round of guests consisting of Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uemastu, musician MyM, and voice actor Carli Mosier. Anime Boston 2010 will take place April 2-4 in Boston, Massachusetts.
February 17, 2010
Tiffany Grant and Gavin Goszka to appear at Shinboku-con 2010
Shinboku-con 2010 has announced voice actor Tiffany Grant and singer Gavin Goszka as guests for their convention in Elyria, Ohio this April.
February 16, 2010
San Japan announces second round of guests for 2010 convention
San Japan has announced guest appearances by The Protomen, Tina Anderson, and cosplay group We *Heart* Card Games Productions. The convention will be held in San Antonio, Texas this July.
February 15, 2010
AnimeCons.com Podcast Contest: Identify the program guides and win a DVD
AnimeCons.com is holding another contest! The person who can correctly identify the most items in the backdrop on the AnimeCons TV Podcast set will win a Shuffle DVD autographed by voice actor Todd Haberkorn.
February 15, 2010
First round of guests announced for Animazement 2010
Animazement has announced guests Richard Ian Cox, Chiho Saito, Chika Sakamoto, Spike Spencer, and band Uchu Sentai NOIZ. The 13th Animazement will take place in Raleigh, North Carolina in late May.
February 15, 2010
Castle Point Anime Convention invites voice actor Michael Perreca
Castle Point Anime Convention has added voice actor Michael Perreca to their guest list. The convention will take place on April 11th in Hoboken, New Jersey.
February 14, 2010
FanimeCon 2010 announces LM.C as guests of honor
FanimeCon has announced its first guest of honor for 2010: Japanese band LM.C. The San Jose, California convention will be held this Memorial Day weekend.
February 14, 2010
QC Anime-zing! announces Carrie Savage and The Man Power
QC Anime-zing! 2010 has announced guest Carrie Savage and a performance by The Man Power at their convention this June in Bettendorf, Iowa.
February 14, 2010
Florida Supercon launches new web site and adds new guests
Florida Supercon has announced new guests including Troy Baker, Brittney Karbowski, Dana Snyder, MC Frontalot, and Outland Armour. The media convention will take place this June in Miami, Florida.
February 14, 2010
Kawaii Kon 2010 announces final guests of honor
Kawaii Kon 2010 has announced their final guests of honor: voice actors Hideo Ishikawa and Masakazu Morita as well as Alt/Air. The convention will be in Honolulu, Hawaii this April.
February 11, 2010
Vic Mignogna and Maile Flanagan to appear at Otakon 2010
Voice actors Vic Mignogna and Maile Flanagan have been announced as guests at Otakon 2010. The convention will take place this July in Baltimore, Maryland.
February 9, 2010
Shuto Con announces The Wasabi Animusical IV: A New Hope
Shuto Con, scheduled for March 2011 in Lansing, Michigan, has announced a performance of "The Wasabi Animusical IV: A New Hope".
February 8, 2010
HamaCon announces two new guests
HamaCon has announced guests Aleathia Burns and Carolann Voltarel. The cosplayers and will also be serving as cosplay contest judges. HamaCon will take place in Huntsville, Alabama this June.
February 7, 2010
Anime Boston announces second round of guests
Anime Boston has announced guests Josh Grelle, Clarine Harp, Christopher Smith, J. Michael Tatum, and Bob and Emily DeJesus. The eighth Anime Boston will take place April 2-4 in Boston, Massachusetts.
February 7, 2010
Wasabi Anime to host anime track at Ancient City Con
Wasabi Anime will be hosting contests, cosplay, panels and viewings at Ancient City Con. The sci-fi, anime, and gaming convention will be held July 10th & 11th in Jacksonville, Florida.
February 6, 2010
Otakon's artist alley registration to open February 8th
Artists may register for a table in the artist alley at Otakon 2010 starting on Monday, February 8th. Tables are $110 each. The convention will be held July 30 August 1 in Baltimore, Maryland.
February 5, 2010
Final round of guests announced for Kawa Kon 2010
Kawa Kon, scheduled for March 12-14 in St. Louis, Missouri, has announced its final round of guests, including voice actor Robert Axelrod.
February 5, 2010
Daisho Con holds Hope for Haiti fundraiser tonight
Daisho Con will be holding a live online fundraiser to help the relief efforts in Haiti on Friday, February 5th at 7:00 CST. Prizes, including commissions, artwork, books, and Daisho Con 2010 pre-registrations, will be given away.
February 5, 2010
Ani Ida Con 2011 annonced for Boise, Idaho
Ani Ida Con has announced that their first convention will be held in March 2011 at the Boise Airport Holiday Inn Hotel in Boise, Idaho. Guests include Raqs Attaq!, Michael Coleman, Tiffany Grant, and Vic Mignogna.
February 4, 2010
Anime Matsuri announces Back-On
Anime Matsuri in Houston, Texas has announced band Back-On. The convention is scheduled for April 2-4, 2010.
February 4, 2010
Sakura-Con 2010 announces new guests
Tsuyoshi Nonaka, Yasuhiro Imagawa, and Yutaka Minowa will be guests at Sakura-Con. The convention will take place April 2-4 in Seattle, Washington.
February 3, 2010
Voice and screen actor Robert Axelrod to appear at Genericon XXIII
Robert Axelrod will be a guest at Genericon, held on the campus of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on February 12-14. This in the first time in the convention's 23 years that it will feature an anime voice actor as a guest.
February 3, 2010
Traditional Japanese musicians The Yoshida Brothers to perform at Otakon
The Yoshida Brothers will be guests at Otakon 2010. They will perform on Friday, July 30th, as well as signing autographs and participating on a panel.
February 2, 2010
Kitsune Robot to perform at Phoenix Comicon
Phoenix Comicon has announced anime cover band Kitsune Robot will be performing at the convention this May in Phoenix, Arizona.
February 2, 2010
Shuto Con announces dates for their first convention...in 2011
Shuto Con will be held March 25th and 26th, 2011 in Lansing, Michigan. The convention will focus on artists and "interactive cosplaying".
February 1, 2010
MomoCon announces new guests and events
MomoCon has announced new guests and events for their 2010 event and an Elegant Gothic Lolita afternoon tea get-together in February. MomoCon will take place this March in Atlanta, Georgia.
January 29, 2010
Robotech.com announces venues for their 2010 Convention Tour
Robotech.com has announced its first round of venues for their 2010 Convention Tour. This year's tour will celebrate Robotech's 25th anniversary and share the latest information on new developments in the Robotech universe.
January 27, 2010
Tora-Con 2010 announces new and returning guests
RIT Anime Club has added Eric Vale, Geek Comedy Tour, and Armcannon to the guest roster for Tora-Con 2010. The convention will take place this April at RIT in Rochester, New York.
January 24, 2010
Kawaii Kon announces two Japanese guests of honor
Kawaii Kon has announced that director and mechanical designer Shinji Aramaki, as well as voice actor Daisuke Kishio will be attending Kawaii Kon 2010. The convention will take place this April in Honolulu, Hawaii.
January 21, 2010
ShadoCon announced for Tampa in November
ShadoCon has been announced as taking place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Tampa East in Tampa, Florida on November 5-7, 2010.
January 21, 2010
Naka-Kon announces final guests
Naka-Kon 2010 has announced guests Shion Francois and Yumi Kwaguchi of Cure Media USA, Tommy Yune, Kojokan Shinbutai, the Kansas State University Yosakoi Dance Group, Peelander-Z, and voice actor Eric Vale. The convention is scheduled for February 19-21 in Kansas City, Missouri.
January 20, 2010
San Japan announces first round of guests for 2010 convention
San Japan has announced its first round of guests for the July 2010 convention. The announcement includes Carrie Savage, Chris Ayres, Josh Grelle, Maja, LoliHolix, and Amelie Belcher.
January 18, 2010
Connecticon announces first round of guests and opens registration
Connecticon has announced its first round of guests: voice actors Carlos Ferro and Daniel Kevin Harrison as well as webcomic creators Brian Clevinger, Tim Buckly, Michael "Mookie" Terracciano, Ananth Panagariya, Mohammad "Hawk" Haque, and Scott Ramsoomair. The convention takes place this July in Hartford, Connecticut.
January 18, 2010
Sakura-Con 2010 announces multiple new guests
Troy Baker, Vic Mignogna, The Hsu-nami, and Soul Candy have been added to the guest list at Sakura-Con 2010. The convention will be held April 2-4 in Seattle, Washington.
January 18, 2010
Middle Tennessee Anime Convention announces first round of guests
Middle Tennessee Anime Convention has announced guests Neil Kaplan, Doug Smith, Jan Scott-Frazier, Sonny Strait, Lisa Furukawa, Steve Yun, and Tommy Yune. The convention will be held April 30-May 2 in Nashville, Tennessee.
January 18, 2010
Put together at the last minute, Anime-Zap reports higher than expected attendance
Anime-Zap!, an anime convention announced less than 72 hours before the convention began, brought in 160 anime fans this weekend. The convention was quickly put together after the announcement that nearby Pokettokon had been cancelled.
January 13, 2010
Anime Boston 2010 announces first round of guests
Anime Boston has announced its first round of guests: Greg and Christopher Ayres as well as Tom Wayland. The convention will be held at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts on April 2nd-4th.
January 13, 2010
Anime Matsuri announces first round of guests
Anime Matsuri has announced their first round of guests which includes Crispin Freeman, Leah Clark, Reuben Langdon, Mike McFarland, Strong Machine 2, DJ Heavygrinder, Francesca Dani, Yukilefay, Elizabeth Licata, India Davis, and Matt Mercer.
January 8, 2010
Robotech 25th anniversary celebration starts at AOD in San Francisco
Animation On Display has announced that they will feature Robotech guests Carl Macek, Tony Oliver, and Tommy Yune to celebrate the show's 25th anniversary. The convention will take place January 30th and 31st in San Francisco, California
January 6, 2010
Middle Tennessee Anime Convention launches new web site
Middle Tennessee Anime Convention has launched a new web site for the convention. They have also sent out a reminder that they have entered their final pre-registration tier. The convention will be held April 30th through May 2nd in Nashville, Tennessee.
January 5, 2010
Metrocon announces 2010 dates and opens pre-registration
Metrocon officially announced that Metrocon 8 will take place on the weekend of July 23-25 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida. Pre-registration is open through June 26th.
January 1, 2010
Kawaii Kon announces first guests of honor for 2010
Kawaii Kon has announced Johnny Yong Bosch, Vic Mignogna, Wendy Powell, Samantha Inoue-Hart, Bob Dejesus, Emily Dejesus, and David Williams as guests of honor. The convention will be held in Honolulu, Hawaii on April 16-18, 2010.

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