Anime Conventions

There are numerous anime conventions held throughout North America on a yearly basis and, fortunately, I have the opportunity to attend a handful. Despite the wide selection, I do try and check out a few, with some being my favourites (location, location, location). Below is a list of upcoming events along with recaps and photo galleries from previous years.

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Conventions

Upcoming Conventions

Sakura-Con
Washington State Convention Center
Seattle, WA
March 30-April 1, 2018

Previous Conventions

  1. AnimeFest [recap | photos]
    Sheraton Dallas Hotel
    Dallas, TX
    August 17-20, 2017
  2. Anime Revolution [recap | photos]
    Vancouver Convention Centre
    Vancouver, BC
    August 4-6, 2017
  3. Sakura-Con [recap | photos]
    Washington State Convention Center
    Seattle, WA
    April 14-16, 2017
  4. Anime Revolution [recap | photos]
    Vancouver Convention Centre/Canada Place
    Vancouver, BC
    August 5-7, 2016
  5. Sakura-Con [recap | photos]
    Washington State Convention Center
    Seattle, WA
    March 25-27, 2016
  6. Anime Revolution
    Vancouver Convention Centre/Canada Place
    Vancouver, BC
    August 14-16, 2015
  7. San Japan 8-Bit
    Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
    San Antonio, TX
    July 31-August 2, 2015
  8. Anime Central [recap | photos]
    Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
    Rosemont, IL
    May 15-17, 2015
  9. Sakura-Con [recap | photos]
    Washington State Convention Center
    Seattle, WA
    April 3-5, 2015
  10. Anime Revolution [recap | photos]
    Vancouver Convention Centre
    Vancouver, BC
    August 22-24, 2014
  11. Northwest Fan Fest [recap | photos]
    University of British Columbia
    Vancouver, BC
    June 27-29, 2014
  12. Sakura-Con [recap | photos]
    Washington State Convention and Trade Center
    Seattle, WA
    April 18-20, 2014
  13. San Japan [recap | photos]
    Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center & Grand Hyatt Hotel
    San Antonio, TX
    August 16-18, 2013
  14. Anime Evolution [recap | photos]
    University of British Columbia
    Vancouver, BC
    June 28-30, 2013
  15. Anime Central [recap | photos]
    Hyatt Regency O’Hare
    Rosemont, IL
    May 17-19, 2013
  16. Fan Expo Vancouver [recap | photos]
    Vancouver Convention Centre
    Vancouver, BC
    April 20-21, 2013
  17. Sakura-Con [recap | photos]
    Washington State Convention and Trade Center
    Seattle, WA
    March 29-31, 2013
  18. Anime Evolution: Akimatsuri [recap | photos]
    Simon Fraser University
    Burnaby, BC
    November 3-4, 2012
  19. Anime Revolution [recap | photos]
    Vancouver Convention Centre
    Vancouver, BC
    August 17-19, 2012
  20. San Japan [recap | photos]
    Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center & Grand Hyatt Hotel
    San Antonio, TX
    August 10-12, 2012
  21. Fan Expo Vancouver [recap | photos]
    Vancouver Convention Centre
    Vancouver, BC
    April 21-22, 2012
  22. Sakura-Con [recap | photos]
    Washington State Convention and Trade Center
    Seattle, WA
    April 6-8, 2012
  23. San Japan [recap | photos]
    Marriott Rivercenter
    San Antonio, TX
    August 5-7, 2011
  24. Anime Central [recap | photos]
    Hyatt Regency O’Hare
    Rosemont, IL
    May 20-22, 2011
  25. Sakura-Con [recap | photos]
    Washington State Convention and Trade Center
    Seattle, WA
    April 22-24, 2011
  26. Realms Con [recap | photos]
    American Bank Center
    Corpus Christi, TX
    October 1-3, 2010
  27. Anime Evolution [recap | photos]
    University of British Columbia
    Vancouver, BC
    August 13-15, 2010
  28. Anime Central [recap | photos]
    Hyatt Regency O’Hare
    Rosemont, IL
    May 14-16, 2010
  29. Sakura-Con [recap | photos]
    Washington State Convention and Trade Center
    Seattle, WA
    April 2-4, 2010
  30. San Japan [recap | photos]
    Municipal Auditorium, El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel
    San Antonio, TX
    August 14-16, 2009
  31. Anime Evolution [recap | photos]
    Vancouver Convention Centre
    Vancouver, BC
    June 12-14, 2009
  32. Anime Central [recap | photos]
    Hyatt Regency O’Hare
    Rosemont, IL
    May 8-10, 2009
  33. Sakura-Con [recap | photos]
    Washington State Convention and Trade Center
    Seattle, WA
    April 10-12, 2009
  34. Kumoricon [recap | photos]
    Doubletree Hotel Portland
    Portland, OR
    August 30 – September 1, 2008
  35. Anime Evolution [recap | photos]
    University of British Columbia
    Vancouver, BC
    August 22-24, 2008
  36. Anime Central [recap | photos]
    Hyatt Regency O’Hare
    Rosemont, IL
    May 16-18, 2008
  37. Sakura-Con [recap | photos]
    Washington State Convention and Trade Center
    Seattle, WA
    March 28-30, 2008
  38. Reactor [recap | photos]
    Westin Chicago North Shore
    Wheeling, IL
    November 2-4, 2007
  39. Anime Evolution [recap | photos]
    Simon Fraser University
    Burnaby, BC
    August 17-19, 2007

 


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