Anime Midwest is an anime convention held in Chicago, and they announced via a Press Release that the studio behind several recent popular anime will be in attendance, participating in the convention. The full press release is below.
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Washington, D.C. (February 28, 2017) – Japanese rock band FLOW will appear as part of the ANISONG WORLD MATSURI at Otakon 2017, organizers announced today. The announcement was made via video message from previously announced JAM Project.
MidBoss’ GaymerX • Year 4 (GX4) -- an event created to celebrate diversity in games -- is ready to host gamers from all walks of life starting this Friday, Sept. 30, at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara, California.
Sci-Fi Scarborough is back for the fourth year in the beautiful Victorian Spa Complex over the weekend of Sat 8th & Sun 9th April 2017 with their magical mix of amazing guests, authors, movie & TV props, console, retro & table top gaming, comic book artists, indie films, Cosplay competition, panels, software developers, geek pub quiz, live music, collectible traders, Saturday night party and more content than you can imagine, plus great guests, including this Torchwood favourite.
Manhattan, NY - Liberty City Anime Con is excited to announce six amazing guests for its third year convention. Liberty City Anime Con will be held in New York City, in Manhattan, from August 18-20, 2017 at the Times Square Marriott Marquis.
Anime Midwest in Chicago has announced two new guests attending, from Adventure Time and Steven Universe. The guests, Zach Callison, and Olivia Olson, will appear in Chicago from July 8-10 at the convention.
Usually for a convention Thursday is the set up day where staff slog through all that is required to set up the convention; hooking up tech gear, setting up projectors, counting badges. There usually isn't much more for congoers to do other than check-in to their hotel rooms and possibly pick up their badge.
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Comic-Con is the hallmark convention for anime fans and geek culture enthusiasts. The convention showcases new anime, new merchandise, popular actors and writers, as well as upcoming art from other creators all around the world. While this sounds like such an interesting event, sadly, it has been co-opted by many different divided interests. These interests, whether they be commercial or otherwise, have changed the way that fans enjoy the event and not at all for the better. What was once a pure event for fans of this culture has become something made to be sold. While the event will never again be what it once was, there are a few simple ways to reign it in and bring it back to the golden days of its first creation. Let's take a look at how this can be done!
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MomoCon 2014 (Memorial Day weekend. May 23rd – May 25th)
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- MAPPA is going to Chicago
- FLOW to Appear at ANISONG WORLD MATSURI at Otakon
- GaymerX Year 4 set to shake things up in Santa Clara this weekend
- Sci-Fi Scarborough welcomes Torchwood star
- New York City anime convention announces first six guests.
- Adventure Time and Steven Universe at Anime Midwest
- Otakon kicks off with Otakon Matsuri
- Ways for Comic Con to improve
- MomoCon 2014 Review
- Adventures at Dragon Con 2014
- World Sci-Fi Con announces 1939 Retro Hugo Award winners
- Anime Taiga Con is coming to Atlanta 2015
- Helpful resources for Comic Con attendees
- TooManyGames 2011 Convention Report
- Convention Report: The Steampunk World’s Fair 2011
- Contagion: Outbreak! 2011 Convention Report
- Wizard World Philly 2011 Convention Report
- AFO Announces Guests