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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
As COVID-19 concerns grow, Washington's Sakura-Con is the latest event to shutter its doors for 2020. Get the details on the cancellation, and what's to come, after the jump.
Jonathan Ross appeared last month at MCM London Comic Con to introduce a pair of Crunchyroll exclusive premieres. Not only that, he stayed on to talk about his own anime fandom—his favorite shows, his cosplay experience, and how he'd warm up a new viewer to anime. Get a sample of the Q&A after the jump!
At a press conference in Tokyo on July 11, 2019, actor Tadanobu Asano (Hogun in Thor: Ragnarok, Lord Kira in 47 Ronin) was appointed as official ambassador to Tokyo Comic Con 2019, an international extension of San Diego Comic Con that will be held on November 23 - 24, 2019, at the Makuhari Messe venue in Chiba, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
We bet you’re probably as excited for Anime Expo as we are, so what better way to countdown to AX weekend than with one of the longest-running convention traditions: the weird and wonderful Artist Alley booth names! Curious to see what names made out Top 30 list this year? Hit the jump to take a look!
You don't need to fly a thousand miles to have fun at a convention, as there are often some in your town or the next town over. And going to them often ensures that you'll find new anime, manga and pals. Hit the jump to read about why they're so great!
London calling! Crunchyroll is teaming up with All the Anime for a booth at MCM London Comic Con! Come get slime selfies, enter our Instagram contest for a chance at cool prizes, check out our stock of Hime goodies and anime DVDs, and join us for a free screening of the new Saga of Tanya the Evil movie. Get all the details after the jump!
The 17th annual World Cosplay Summit is heading to venues in Nagoya from July 27 - August 04, 2019, and this year's events include the World Cosplay Championship, the One Piece-themed Cosplay King Grand Prix, online photo and video contests, and more. Hit the jump to learn more.
Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair, the largest manga / anime convention in West Japan, is returning for another round of festivities on September 21 - 22, 2019, and now the convention has released a short preview video highlighting what's in store for this year. Hit the jump to learn more.
Tsuburaya Productions is preparing to unite with its fans via a new convention! The 2019 event promises to be a treat for fans of the company's work, and give a peek at what's to come in the near future. Find out more after the jump!