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The following is a list of articles of anime conventions from around the world. The list is divided up by location, and each convention includes in parentheses the dates during which it is typically held. This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


The dates listed are approximate or traditional time periods for each convention; for more details, please see the article or website of the individual convention(s) concerned.


For other types of conventions featuring some anime content but are not primarily anime/manga oriented, please see below.


Canada

Alberta

Animethon is an anime convention held annually at MacEwan City Centre Campus in Edmonton, Alberta. ... Edmonton is the capital of the Canadian province of Alberta, situated in the north central region of the province, an area with some of the most fertile farm land on the prairies. ... Otafest is an annual anime convention held in mid-May (previously held in July and September), at the University of Calgary, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. ... Calgary is a city in the province of Alberta, Canada. ...

British Columbia

Anime Evolution is an anime convention held at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. ... “Burnaby” redirects here. ...

Manitoba

Ai-Kon is an anime convention that is generally held yearly in Winnipeg, Manitoba, in Canada. ... Motto: Template:Unhide = Unum Cum Virtute Multorum (One With the Strength of Many) Location City Information Established: 1738 (Fort Rouge), 1873 (City of Winnipeg) Area: 465. ...

New Brunswick

Animaritime is a convention hosted by the [Insert Catchy Name Here] Anime Club from Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada. ... Sackville Waterfowl Park Sackville (, AST) is a town in Westmorland County, located in South-Eastern New Brunswick, Canada, only eight km from the Nova Scotia border and 45 km from the regional city of Moncton. ...

Ontario

This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...

Quebec

Otakuthon is Quebecs largest, and only anime festival promoting Japanese animation (anime), Japanese graphic novels (manga), related gaming and Japanese pop-culture. ... Nickname: Motto: Concordia Salus (well-being through harmony) Coordinates: , Country Province Region Montréal Founded 1642 Established 1832 Government  - Mayor Gérald Tremblay Area [1][2][3]  - City 365. ...

United States

Arranged by regional divisions used by the United States Census Bureau This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ...


North East

New England

Connecticut, New Hampshire, Main, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Vermont

Cosplayers at Anime Boston 2004 Anime Boston is an annual three-day anime fan convention held in the spring in Boston, Massachusetts. ... Boston redirects here. ... PortConMaine is an annual three-day anime fan convention held in the summer in South Portland, Maine. ... South Portland is a city in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. ...

Middle Atlantic

New Jersey, New York, and Penssilvania

This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Secaucus is a town in Hudson County, New Jersey, USA. As of the United States 2000 Census, the town population was 15,931. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Pittsburgh redirects here. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ...

Midwest

East North Central

Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, and Wisconsin

Anime Central (ACen for short) is an anime convention that is held yearly in Rosemont, Illinois, in the United States. ... Rosemont is a village located in Cook County, Illinois, founded in 1956. ... No Brand Con is a anime convention held yearly in Eau Claire, Wisconsin in the United States. ... Location within the state of Wisconsin. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Ohio, USA Coordinates: , Country State Counties Franklin, Delaware, and Fairfield Government  - Mayor Michael B. Coleman (D) Area  - City  212. ... Otaku invade the Motor City once more when Metro Detroits first and only anime con, Youmacon, brings celebrity guests, dealers of Japanese collectibles, masquerade and cosplay contests, and many other exciting con events. ... Troy is a city in Oakland County of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Cleveland redirects here. ...

West North Central

Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota

Anime Detour is an anime convention held at Bloomington, Minnesota in the United States. ... location in Hennepin County, Minnesota Coordinates: Country United States State Minnesota County Hennepin Founded 1843 Incorporated 1858 Mayor Gene Winstead Area    - City 99. ... Anime Festival Wichita (AFW) is a three day anime convention held on August in Wichita, Kansas. ... For other uses, see Wichita (disambiguation). ... Anime NebrasKon is a fan convention focusing on anime, manga, their fandoms, and East Asian culture in general. ... Nickname: Location in Nebraska Coordinates: , Country   State     County United States   Nebraska     Lancaster Founded[1]   Renamed   Incorporated 1856   July 29, 1867   April 1, 1869 Government  - Mayor Chris Beutler Area  - City 195. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Coralville is a city in Johnson County, Iowa, United States. ... Sogen Con is an anime convention held yearly in Marshall, Minnesota in the United States in late May. ... Nickname: Motto: Gateway to the Plains Location in Minnehaha County and the state of South Dakota Counties (metropolitan area) Government  - Mayor Dave Munson Area  - City 178. ...

South

South Atlantic

Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia

Animazement is an anime convention held every Memorial Day weekend since 1998 in the RTP Area in North Carolina (started in Raleigh and moved to Durham. ... Nickname: Location in North Carolina Coordinates: , Country State Counties Durham, Orange, Wake Government  - Mayor Bill Bell Area  - City  94. ... Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday that is observed on the last Monday of May (observed this year on 2007-05-28). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Nickname: Location in Orange County and the state of Florida Coordinates: , Country State Counties Orange Government  - Mayor Buddy Dyer (D) Area  - City 101 sq mi (261. ... Anime Mid-Atlantic is a Japanese animation and cultural festival. ... Arlington County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia (which calls itself a commonwealth), directly across the Potomac River from Washington, DC. By an act of Congress July 9, 1846, the area south of the Potomac was returned to Virginia effective in 1847 As of 2000... Anime USA (AUSA) is a fan convention for anime, manga and Japanese culture enthusiasts. ... Tysons Corner is an unincorporated place located in Fairfax County, Virginia, near Washington, DC. Recognized by the U.S. Census Bureau as a census-designated place, the community had a total population of 18,540 as of the 2000 census. ... Anime Weekend Atlanta (AWA) is a convention geared towards Japanese Animation and Comics held in the Atlanta, Georgia area. ... Atlanta redirects here. ... The Japanese Animation Club of Orlando (JACO) serves as the officially sanctioned anime club for the University of Central Florida (UCF) in Orlando, Florida (Union Park campus). ... Nickname: Location in Orange County and the state of Florida Coordinates: , Country State Counties Orange Government  - Mayor Buddy Dyer (D) Area  - City 101 sq mi (261. ... Katsucon is a fan convention for anime, manga and Japanese culture enthusiasts. ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... Metrocon is an anime convention based in Tampa, Florida. ... Tampa redirects here. ... // Nekocon Nekocon is a Japanese Anime Convention held annually in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia traditionally in the month of November. ... Motto: Americas First Location in the State of Virginia Coordinates: County Independent City Mayor Ross Kearney II Area    - City 352. ... Otakon is a fan convention focusing on the art of anime and manga, East Asian culture, and its fandom. ... Baltimore redirects here. ... TsubasaCon is a three day anime convention held on a weekend during the months of October or November. ... Huntington is a city located in the U.S. State of West Virginia along the Ohio River. ...

East South Central

Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee

The Middle Tennessee Anime Convention (MTAC) is the first anime convention in Tennessee, and the only anime convention in Middle Tennessee. ... “Nashville” redirects here. ... This January 2007 does not cite its references or sources. ... Huntsville, Alabama (top center), near the Tennessee border, is north of Birmingham and northeast of Decatur, across the Tennessee River flowing northwest. ... SugoiCon is an anime convention in Cincinnati, Ohio. ...

West South Central

Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas

AnimeFest is an anime convention started in 1992. ... Dallas redirects here. ... Labour Day (or Labor Day) is an annual holiday that resulted from efforts of the labour union movement, to celebrate the economic and social achievements of workers. ... MechaCon is an anime convention started in 2005. ... : Hub City : The Heart of Cajun Country United States Louisiana Lafayette 47. ... Oni-con is the Anime/J-pop/J-rock/Manga convention to hit Houston. ... Houston redirects here. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Dallas redirects here. ...

West

Mountain

Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming

There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Salt Lake City is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Utah. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... For further information, see Las Vegas metropolitan area and Las Vegas Strip. ... AniZona is an annual anime convention based in Arizona that takes place annually on Easter weekend (from Thursday to Sunday), hosted by AniZona Inc. ... Nickname: Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona Coordinates: , Country State County Maricopa Incorporated February 25, 1881 Government  - Type Council-Manager  - Mayor Phil Gordon (D) Area  - City  515. ... This article is about the Christian festival. ... Nan Desu Kan (aka NDK) is an anime convention held annually in Denver, Colorado, usually lasting three days near the end of September or early October. ... Nickname: Location of Denver in Colorado Location of Colorado in the United States Coordinates: , Country State Founded [1] November 22, 1858 Incorporated November 7, 1861 Government  - Type Strong Mayor/Weak Council  - Mayor John Hickenlooper (D) Area [1]  - City & County  154. ...

Pacific

Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington

Anime Expo, abbreviated AX, is an anime convention that usually takes place on the July 4th weekend for 4 days each year in Southern California. ... Nickname: Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: , Country State County Los Angeles County Government  - Mayor Bob Foster Area  - City  65. ... Fourth of July redirects here. ... FanimeCon (also known as simply Fanime) is an annual anime convention run by the Anime Resource Group (ARG). ... For other uses, see San José. Nickname: Location of San Jose within Santa Clara County, California. ... Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday that is observed on the last Monday of May (observed this year on 2007-05-28). ... Kawaii Kon is an anime convention geared towards Japanese animation and comics held in the Honolulu area. ... For the city and county of Honolulu, see City & County of Honolulu. ... Kumoricon is an anime convention in the Portland Metro Area. ... Nickname: Location of Portland in Multnomah County and the state of Oregon Coordinates: , Country State Counties Multnomah County Incorporated February 8, 1851 Government  - Mayor Tom Potter[1]  - Commissioners Sam Adams Randy Leonard Dan Saltzman Erik Sten  - Auditor Gary Blackmer Area  - City 376. ... Sakura-Con is an anime convention sponsored by the Asia Northwest Cultural Education Association (ANCEA). ... Seattle redirects here. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... San Francisco redirects here. ...

Europe

Austria

  • AniNite (In Vienna in August)

For other uses, see Vienna (disambiguation). ...

Denmark

  • J-Popcon (In Valby in November)

Valby is one of the 15 administrative, statistical, and tax city districts (bydele) comprising the municipality of Copenhagen, Denmark. ...

Finland

This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Location of Helsinki in Northern Europe Coordinates: , Country Province Region Uusimaa Sub-region Helsinki Charter 1550 Capital city 1812 Government  - City manager Jussi Pajunen Area  - City 187. ... Location of Turku in Northern Europe Coordinates: , Country Finland Province Western Finland Region Finland Proper Sub-region Turku sub-region Government  - Mayor Mikko Pukkinen Area  - City 306. ... Fireworks in Jyväskylä Jyväskylä (IPA: [jyʋæsËŒkylæ]) is a city located in central Finland, 147 km from Tampere and 270 km from Helsinki, near the lakes Päijänne and Keitele. ...

France

  • EpitAnime (in Paris in May)
  • Japan Expo (in Paris in July)

This article is about the capital of France. ... This article is about the capital of France. ...

Germany

  • AnimagiC (in Bonn in July)
  • Anime Marathon (in Germany in April)
  • Connichi (in Kassel in September)

Historic Town Hall of Bonn (view from the market square). ... This article is about the city of Kassel in Hessen, Germany. ...

Netherlands

AbunaiCon is a Dutch convention located near the border of Germany in the Netherlands. ... Raadhuisstraat in Enschede, with the Grote Kerk in the background Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Enschede Enschede or Eanske in the local dialect (Twents) is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands, in the province of Overijssel, in the Twente region. ...

United Kingdom

AmeCon is a three day anime convention in Leicester, England, and is one of the largest anime conventions in England. ... Leicester city centre, looking towards the Clock Tower Leicester (pronounced ) is the largest city and unitary authority in the English East Midlands. ... AyaCon is one of the two largest anime conventions in the United Kingdom. ... Warwick (pronounced or War-ick (silent w in middle)) is the historic county town of Warwickshire in England and has a population of 25,434 (2001 census). ... Minami Con is one of the UKs longest-running anime conventions. ... For other uses, see Southampton (disambiguation). ... TOMO-DACHI 2006 Tomo-Dachi is the largest anime convention on the island of Ireland[1] based in Derry, Northern Ireland. ... For other places with similar names, see Derry (disambiguation) and Londonderry (disambiguation). ...

Asia-Pacific

Australia

Animania is an annual anime convention that has been held in Sydney since 2002. ... This article is about the metropolitan area in Australia. ... For other uses, see Brisbane (disambiguation). ... This article is about the Australian city; the name may also refer to City of Melbourne or Melbourne city centre. ... AVCon is an anime (Japanese animation) and video game convention, held yearly in July at the University of Adelaide, South Australia. ... For other uses, see Adelaide (disambiguation). ... Manifest, or the Melbourne Anime Festival, is a two and a half day fan convention focusing on the art of anime and manga, East Asian culture, and its fandom held annually in Melbourne, Australia. ... This article is about the Australian city; the name may also refer to City of Melbourne or Melbourne city centre. ... Wai-Con is Perths first major anime and manga convention, held yearly every December. ... Location of Perth within Australia This article is about the metropolitan area of Perth, Western Australia. ...

Japan

This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Chiba (千葉市 Chiba-shi) is the capital city of Chiba Prefecture, Japan. ... The Tokyo International Anime Fair (TAF; in Japanese: 東京国際アニメフェア) is one of the largest anime trade fairs of Japan. ... For other uses, see Tokyo (disambiguation). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Tokyo (disambiguation). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Tokyo (disambiguation). ...

Defunct and hiatus conventions

These are conventions that have at one time existed, but have either gone on hiatus for more than one year, or have finished operating entirely. The last dates the convention was held are in parentheses.

Anime America is a former anime convention for fans of anime (Japanese animation). ... is the 206th day of the year (207th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 209th day of the year (210th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Anime East was the second anime convention to be held on the east coast of the United States. ... is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... AnimeCon is an anime convention held in 1991 in San Jose, California[1]. Many of the staff of this convention went on to form the Anime Expo convention. ... is the 242nd day of the year (243rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 245th day of the year (246th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... The Big Apple Anime Fest is an anime convention which was held annually between 2001 and 2003. ... is the 241st day of the year (242nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 243rd day of the year (244th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kunicon is a chain of anime, gaming, and martial arts conventions held throughout the United States. ... is the 168th day of the year (169th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Shoujocon was a fan convention for anime and manga which focused on the shoujo (girls) subgenre. ... is the 234th day of the year (235th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 236th day of the year (237th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ushicon was an anime convention that operated out of Austin, Texas. ... is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

See also

The following is a list of some of the larger free admission conventions. ... A furry convention (also furry con or fur con) is a formal gathering of members of the furry fandom — people who are interested in the concept of non-human characters with human characteristics. ... A gaming convention is typically a two- or three-day convention at which people play role-playing games, collectible card games, miniatures wargames, board games, or other types of games. ... The following is a list of some of the larger multi-genres in the United States and elsewhere around the world. ... Main article: Science fiction conventions These are lists of conventions in the genres of Science Fiction/ Fantasy, Anime, Gaming, Comics, Horror and related genres. ... This is a list of the World Science Fiction Conventions held so far. ...

External links

  • AnimeCons.com
  • A Fan's View: Anime Convention Schedule

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