In less than 24 hours after finding out about the hard times of an original anime convention fan, the anime convention community rallied together to completely turn things around.
This was my first year attending Dragon*Con, which is held every Labor Day weekend in Atlanta GA. According to their website, www.dragoncon.org , Dragon*Con is the largest multi-media, popular culture convention focusing on science fiction and fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music, and film in the universe! Being that I have only attended conventions here on Earth I can neither verify, nor deny this claim. But I can say that it sure felt like it.
Read All: Dragon*Con 2012 Review
LOS ANGELES-- LAX Hilton. Come join Pacific Media Expo 2012 as we welcome U.S. voice actresses Lauren Landa, Christine Marie Cabanos, Cristina Vee, Sarah Williams, and Marianne Miller. As the cast of Aniplex’s Puella Magi Madoka Magica, these talented ladies will be hosting an Industry Press Panel at Pacific Media Expo 2012.
MegaCon, the largest comic book, anime, gaming and multi media event make new additions to its already spectacular lineup. MegaCon will take place March 15th – 17th, 2013 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.
Read All: MegaCon Adds Wil Wheaton
Minneapolis, MN - September 24, 2012 - The Minneapolis anime convention, AniMinneapolis, announced today that voice actor Spike Spencer will be appearing at the convention in 2013.
Rosemont, Illinois - September 23, 2012 - Anime Midwest in Chicago is happy to announce that popular voice actor Sonny Strait will be attending the convention on July 5-7, 2013. Best known for voices such as Maes Hughes in Fullmetal Alchemist, Sonny has been the voice behind dozens of popular characters over the past dozen years.
Read All: Sonny Strait to attend Anime Midwest
NEW YORK and COLUMBUS, Ohio, September 21, 2012 – Interactive Q&A discussions with all the event's top celebrities, superstar artist sessions and costume contests for adults and children are among the highlights on the special programming schedule at Wizard World Ohio Comic Con, set for Sept. 28-30, 2012, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Patrick Stewart, Eliza Dushku, Stan Lee, Val Kilmer, WWE® Superstar CM Punk® and others will answer fans' questions in panels that are often surprising and always entertaining.
Read All: Wizard World Ohio Announces Programming
LOS ANGELES, CA - For the second year in a row, Tsuyoshi Nonaka will be a guest at Pacific Media Expo 2012 at the LAX Hilton. Mr. Nonaka will be meeting his fans at PMX’s Artist Market and participating in a focus and press panel.
Ramencon, a small convention hosted in the small Chicago suburb of Merrillville, Indiana, raised over $1900 for charity on Friday. All money raised the charity auction would go to St. Jude's, "for the children," according to the chairman.
LOS ANGELES, CA-- Pacific Media Expo 2012 is proud to announce Mamoru Yokota as this year’s Anime Guest of Honor. Mr. Yokota will be participating in a focus panel and autograph session. This will mark his first ever appearance at Pacific Media Expo.
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