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    Wednesday April 13, 2022
  • Anime Expo Announces The Return Of Mobile Suit Gundam Mechanical Designer Mika Akitaka As Guest Of Honor

    Anime Expo 2022 slated for Independence Day Weekend, July 1st-4th

    The Anime Expo convention has announced its first Guest of Honor ahead of the return of the physical event in July. Read on for the details on the return of mechanical designer Mika Akitaka to the convention.

  • Wednesday December 8, 2021
  • Anime Expo Announces Registration Info and Health Protocols for 2022

    Negative COVID tests or proof of vaccination will be required for the event

    Next month, Anime Expo will be opening registrations for its first in-person event since lockdown began. A new post on their website details registration for the upcoming event, including health and safety protocols. Read up after the jump!

  • Friday November 26, 2021
  • AnimeJapan Announces Return to Live Events for March 2022

    Fans will return to Tokyo Big Sight this spring

    After two years, AnimeJapan will be back at Tokyo Big Sight! The event, which began in 2014, announced its March weekend dates for 2022. Get the first news on the big show's return after the jump!

  • Monday November 22, 2021
  • Attack On Titan Manga Gallery Makes Its Regional Debut At Anime Frontier Convention Next Month

    Exhibition held within convention floor celebrates hit franchise

    The Anime Frontier convention, debuting next month in Downtown Fort Worth, Texas has announced the regional debut of the Attack on Titan Manga Gallery, an exhibition being held within the convention that will celebrate the success of the smash hit franchise. Read on for the details.

  • Saturday August 7, 2021
  • Good Smile Company Announces US In-Person Event Smile Fest Vol. 1

    Late August event will include stamp rally, cosplay contests, and more

    Figure maker Good Smile is preparing to launch its first in-person US event! Smile Fest Vol. 1 is coming to California later this month with cosplay, a stamp rally, and more. Get the first details about the upcoming festivities after the jump.

  • Wednesday August 4, 2021
  • Anime NYC 2021 Will Require Masks And Valid Proof Of Vaccination For Attendees

    Updated policy comes after citywide mandate for indoor spaces and events announced on Tuesday

    The Anime NYC Powered By Crunchyroll anime convention has officially announced an updated attendee policy that follows new guidelines issued by the mayor of New York City on Tuesday. Read on for the initial details.

  • Wednesday July 28, 2021
  • Anime Expo Confirms Return to Live Conventions for 2022

    Decision announced as part of massive U.S. event's 30th anniversary

    Anime Expo, one of North America's biggest and best known anime conventions, will be going face-to-face once again next year. The announcement was made as part of a press release detailing this year's Anime Expo Lite. Get the details after the jump!

  • Tuesday November 17, 2020
  • MAGFest Introduces "The MAGLord" — a Virtual Space For Its 2021 Event

    The music and gaming convention will take place in multiple digital venues this January

    MAGFest is taking its 2021 event online — and virtual! A new video reveals the VR event space currently under construction for the annual music and gaming event. Find out more about Virtual MAGFest after the jump!

  • Monday August 17, 2020
  • Anime NYC Releases Official Statement Announcing Cancellation Of 2020 Edition Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

    Anime NYC 2020 originally planned for late November

    With the COVID-19 global pandemic ongoing, mass gatherings of all types and sizes have been severely affected around the world and especially in the US, with fandom conventions bearing a massive brunt since the beginning of March. Anime NYC has now formally announced the cancellation of the 2020 edition, adding to the year's tally of canceled events. Read on for the official statement.

  • Wednesday August 12, 2020
  • New York Comic-Con Going Virtual, The Latest Major Convention To Shift Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

    Virtual NYCC To Be Held On YouTube In New Partnership

    New York Comic-Con was one of the few fandom conventions assumed to be held later this year in a limited fashion owing to its place on the schedule during the Fall season. However, organizer ReedPop has announced that the convention will follow the lead of so many others ang go virtual for this year's edition. Read on for the details.

  • Saturday June 20, 2020
  • Anime Conventions You Can Attend Online in 2020

    Many conventions have had to reschedule due to the ongoing pandemic. Here's a list of the ones that are still going to happen, one way or another

    Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, a large number of conventions have had to figure out how to adapt. Those situated early enough in the year may have postponed their dates until the Fall, while those in the Summer might have needed to cancel the convention altogether until next year. Hit the jump to see where conventions currently stand.

  • Wednesday May 27, 2020
  • Anime Expo Goes Online with Anime Expo Lite Livestream

    "Virtual Japanese Pop Culture Event" will be streamed on July 03 - 04, 2020

    Head's up, anime fans! Anime Expo Lite, a "Virtual Japanese Pop Culture Event", will be livestreamed on July 03 - 04, 2020, and the newly announced virtual convention will feature industry panels as well as an appearance by illustrator Yoshitaka Amano (Vampire Hunter D, the Final Fantasy video game series). Hit the jump to learn more.

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