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  • Wednesday, April 27, 2016
  • 10:00 am PDT

    AnimeCons TV Extras posted a new video

    AnimeCons TV Extras - Spring Kraken Con 2016 Costume Contest

    This is our recording of the Spring Kraken Con 2016 costume contest and awards presentation in Oakland, California. Our complete coverage of Spring Kraken Con 2016 can be seen on AnimeCons TV.

  • Monday, April 25, 2016
  • 1:00 pm PDT

    AnimeCons TV posted a new episode

    AnimeCons TV - April 2016 Feedback

    Patrick responds to the previous four weeks of feedback from the show floor at Kraken Con Spring 2016, plus some news about some of the AnimeCons TV cast.

  • Saturday, April 23, 2016
  • 10:00 am PDT

    The Chibi Project posted a new episode

    The Chibi Project Finale (Part 1)

    After more than 17 years and 63 experiments, The Chibi Project is coming to a close. Share in the emotional final episode as recorded live at Anime Boston 2016.

    Custom headband provided by Morlock Enterprises.

  • Monday, April 18, 2016
  • 1:00 pm PDT

    AnimeCons TV posted a new episode

    AnimeCons TV - Bangor Comic & Toy Con 2016 Report

    Reuben (aka "Movie Phone Guy") explores Bangor Comic & Toy Con in Bangor, Maine and talks with attendees.

  • Saturday, April 16, 2016
  • 10:00 am PDT

    FanCons.com posted a new article

    The Curious Case of Wine Country Comic Con

    Two and a half months ago, I was at LumaCon, a small comic convention put on in Petaluma, California by local librarians to encourage kids to read and create art. It was a great little con that I reported on for AnimeCons TV and I hope inspires other similar conventions across the country.

    However, while I was there, I witnessed something which made me uncomfortable that I didn't mention in my report. Someone came around distributing slightly larger than business card-size pieces of paper with information about Wine Country Comic Con. Since I had previously added the con to FanCons.com, I was familiar with it. I already knew I wouldn't be attending because it was scheduled for the same weekend as Kraken Con, my favorite Bay Area convention. I really didn't think much of it and went about my business.

    A few hours later, I was sitting and looking at the tiny flyer and a guy came up to me and accused the guy running Wine Country Comic Con of running a charity scam. He didn't give his name, but introduced himself as the organizer of Santa Rosa Toy Con, which was located in the same town as that Wine Country Comic Con. He told me that the organizer of Wine Country Comic Con went to Santa Rosa Toy Con's Facebook page and sent invites to everyone on there. Then he walked off. I could barely get two words in. He clearly wasn't interested in discussion and only making sure everyone thought that new convention was some kind of scam. I learned later that this organizer of Santa Rosa Toy Con was Mike Holbrook.

    The...

  • Monday, April 11, 2016
  • 1:00 pm PDT

    AnimeCons TV posted a new episode

    AnimeCons TV - Silicon Valley Comic Con 2016

    Fr. Robert Ballecer and Patrick Delahanty report from the floor of Silicon Valley Comic Con in San Jose, California.
    This convention report is brought to you courtesy of TWiT. View more TWiT Live Specials at http://twit.tv/specials.

  • Saturday, April 09, 2016
  • 10:00 am PDT

    FanCons.com posted a new article

    Anime Southwest changes venues and loses most of their guests

    Anime Southwest, has announced the cancellations of seven guests: Horsedeer Productions, Laura Post, Lisle Wilkerson, Marissa Floro, Martin Billany, Warky T. Chocobo, and Warumono. The convention's own "Guests" page does not cite a reason, but states "Due to unfortunate circumstances, the following previously announced guests will no longer be attending Anime Southwest this year. Each previously announced guest extends their apologies to their fans who were anxious to see them."

    The convention had been promoting some of these guests as recently as two days ago.

    Martin Billany, Marissa Floro, and Warumono also announced their cancellations on social media.

    I am sad to announce that I have had to cancel my appearance at Anime Southwest at the end of the month. Sorry to the staff and attendees!— LittleKuriboh (@yugiohtas)

  • Monday, April 04, 2016
  • 1:00 pm PDT

    AnimeCons TV posted a new episode

    AnimeCons TV - Anime Boston 2016 Report

    The largest anime con in the northeast, Anime Boston, was held over Easter weekend and Elizabeth has a full report.

  • Monday, March 21, 2016
  • 1:00 pm PDT

    AnimeCons TV posted a new episode

    AnimeCons TV - March 2016 Feedback

    Elizabeth responds to questions and comments we've received over the last month and talks about what's coming up on AnimeCons TV.

  • Friday, March 18, 2016
  • 10:00 am PDT

    FanCons.com posted a new article

    YourMiniCon cancels Maine event

    YourMiniConAfter cancelling ten conventions in the last two months, YourMiniCon has now cancelled their event in Portland, Maine (also known as "Super Sentai Ranger Con"), the only remaining event other than their original Connecticut location.

    YourMiniCon posted on Facebook stating:

    To address concerns expressed by our fans about the status of our event in Maine, we would like to explain what is going on. We had contracted all of the guests through a single agency that asked for exclusive rights to represent any guests at the event. We signed contracts, and outlined a marketing plan for promotion almost a year ago.

    We allotted a four month period of promotion before any deposits were due on those guests, and proceeded to announce the guests and push the event back in November of 2015. A decent amount of interest was generated, and we had recently been to the Portland, ME area in October to put up simple flyers at local comic and gaming shops.

    In January, Groupon reached out to us about our events and we launched several deals for our events. To date, four Groupon vouchers for Maine have been purchased. Four out of an allotted eight thousand.

    We printed 11x17 posters up featuring the guest list, some of the specialized vendors and artists, and all of the event information at the beginning of February. We had plans to distribute them around the New England area along with talking with shop owners and fans in the region.

    Since early sales were not quite where we had estimated they would be, the agency representing our guests pulled their active support and contacted their guest list. They informed each of their guests that