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Anime California announces Hyatt Regency Orange County as host location

[9 Oct 2013 | by | ]
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Orange County, CA – October 6th 2013 – Anime California, an exciting new anime convention, has announced they will be hosting their 2014 convention at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Orange County, on August 22 – 24, 2014. “The Hyatt Regency Orange County was our first choice, and we are very happy to be able to host Anime California at such

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Anime Midwest adds Frenchy and the Punk, and Chris Patton

[27 Sep 2013 | by | ]

Minneapolis, MN – September 27, 2013 – Anime Midwest in Chicago is excited to announce two more guests will be joining them in 2014: steampunk musicians Frenchy and the Punk and voice actor Chris Patton. Frenchy at the Punk will be part of Anime Midwest’s epic concert series headlined by Steam Powered Giraffe. Convention attendees can see both FnP and

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The Convention Fans Blog is Supporting “Con or Bust” – You Should Too!

[10 Mar 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Con or Bust helps people of color attend WisCon and other science-fiction/fantasy conventions that are committed to increasing racial diversity and understanding in science fiction and fantasy fandom and the field generally. Last year, its first, it helped eleven fans on rather short notice. It is currently raising funds in an online auction; bidding closes this Saturday, March 13, at

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Reminder: National Halloween & Haunters Convention Contest Ends Soon!

[9 Mar 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Here is a great chance to get hold of a fantastic prize: a pair of VIP Admission floor passes to the 2010 National Halloween and National Haunters Convention, generously donated by the National Halloween and National Haunters Convention, in association with Alltern8 and The Convention Fans Blog. A total of four pairs of passes will be given away! The National

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Why Dragon*con Has Lost Its Appeal

[8 Mar 2010 | by | 2 Comments]

I attended my first Dragon*con in 2005. My friends and I had been attending Florida conventions for years, but had never attempted anything quite like Dragon*con. That first year we didn’t even get to stay in one of the hosting hotels, because they had filled up months in advance. We really had no earthly idea what we were getting ourselves