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    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.

  • Monday March 16, 2020
  • Sakura-Con Cancels 2020 Event Amid COVID-19 Concerns

    Washington state event plans to be back for 2021

    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.

  • Wednesday November 6, 2019
  • Jonathan Ross Talks JoJo, Devilman, and New Anime at MCM Comic Con

    The British TV presenter was on hand to introduce two Crunchyroll premieres

    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!

  • Saturday July 13, 2019
  • Thor Star Tadanobu Asano Appointed Ambassador to Tokyo Comic Con

    Asano recounts idolizing DC heroes as a kid despite being a character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

    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.

  • Tuesday July 2, 2019
  • The Best Anime Expo 2019 Artist Alley Table Names, Ranked!

    It’s Anime Expo season again, so come get you some wacky and weird artist alley names!

    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! 

  • Thursday May 30, 2019
  • Why Local Anime Conventions Are So Necessary

    There's nothing better than sharing anime love with others!

    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!

  • Thursday May 23, 2019
  • Come See Crunchyroll at MCM London Comic Con!

    We're teaming up with All the Anime for prizes, premieres, and more!

    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!

  • Monday May 20, 2019
  • World Cosplay Summit 2019 Heads to Nagoya in July

    Teams from 40 countries will participate in cosplay championship events from July 27 - August 04, 2019

    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.

  • Wednesday April 17, 2019
  • Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair Returns in September of 2019

    Two day event is the largest anime and manga convention in West Japan

    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.

  • Wednesday November 28, 2018
  • Tsuburaya Pro Prepares to Launch Convention for Fans in 2019

    Ultraman and SSSS.GRIDMAN company promises a peek at their "new challenges"

    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!