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July 11, 2019
Anime Convention Guest Appearances by Year
We've put together a list of the guests who have made the most appearances at anime conventions for the last few years.
June 26, 2019
Convention Planner Ryan Kopf Banned from Anime Milwaukee Following Sexual Assault Allegations
Anime Milwaukee issued a statement yesterday informing attendees that Ryan Kopf has been banned from their convention after an alleged incident of sexual assault at their 2018 convention.
February 19, 2019
Most of Vic Mignogna's Convention Appearances Cancelled
In light of multiple recent allegations of "unwanted physical advances", "rude behavior", and "unsolicited physical affection", almost all convention appearances for Vic Mignogna were cancelled.
January 16, 2019
A-Kon Announces Convention Has New Owners and Will Be Changing Dates and Venue
A-Kon, the longest-running anime convention in North America, announced today that the convention, previously organized by Phoenix Entertainment, will be run by a new, unnamed owner starting in 2019. The convention, previously scheduled for June 6-9 in Forth Worth, Texas, will now be held June 27-30 at an unnamed venue in Dallas, Texas.
August 14, 2018
Izumicon Looks Like It's Cancelled...But They Haven't Said So
For more than 24 hours, rumors have been circulating about Izumicon which is scheduled for August 31st through September 2nd in Midwest City, Oklahoma. It has all the appearances of a cancelled convention without anyone from staff specifically saying if it has been cancelled or not. UPDATE: The convention has officially been cancelled.
January 1, 2018
Largest North American Anime Conventions of 2017
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.