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Comic and Anime Conventions - Cosplay Resources

Reading manga is enjoyable, but the fun gets kicked up a notch at anime and comic conventions. Read profiles of popular anime and comic conventions, get dates, locations and information about special events so you can plan your trip to "the con," plus costuming tips to create your cosplay look.
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2009-2010 Comics & Anime Convention Calendar
What's more fun than reading manga? Going to an anime or comics convention! Our calendar listing features anime, manga and comics conventions in the U.S., Japan and Europe, with dates, locations, events and web sites.

2012-2013 U.S. Comics & Anime Conventions - Northeast
Find anime and comic conventions near your city. This list includes 2012 U.S. anime and comic conventions in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia by region.

Top 20 Must-See Manga Events at Comic-Con 2008

San Diego Comic-Con 2008 is truly an international affair, with no less than five top Japanese manga artists coming to meet and greet fans, and lots of anime and manga events and announcements.

With so much to see and do, what are the can't-miss events for manga fans? Here's my picks for 20 events that a…

10 San Diego Comic-Con Survival Tips
After attending five San Diego Comic-Cons over 10 years, I've learned a few things about this attending this annual comics, sci-fi, games, toys and manga convention. Sure, it gets more crowded and crazy every year, but I wouldn't miss it for the world. Here's 10 sanity-saving Comic-Con survival tips that have helped m

New York Comic-Con 2008 Photo Gallery
See photo highlights from this annual comic convention held in New York City, New York at Jacob K. Javits Center, including cool cosplay, artists alley, publishers' panel discussions, exhibitors and special guests Stan Lee, Judith Park and Takanori Asada.

Anime Expo 2007 Photo Gallery
Photos of the scene at Anime Expo 2007 at the Long Beach Convention Center

Anime Expo Convention Profile
Profile of Anime Expo, an anime and manga convention held annually in Southern California. Includes information about dates, location, special guests and events.

Anime Matsuri Convention Profile
Profile of Anime Matsuri, an anime and manga convention held annually in Houston, Texas. Includes information about dates, location, special guests and events.

Anizona Anime Convention Profile
Profile of Anizona, an anime and manga convention held annually in Phoenix, Arizona. Includes information about dates, location, special guests and events.

FanimeCon Anime Convention Profile
Profile of FanimeCon, an anime and manga convention held annually in San Jose, California. Includes information about dates, location, special guests and events.

Kawaii-Kon Convention Profile
Profile of Kawaii-Kon, an anime and manga convention held annually in Honolulu, Hawaii. Includes information about dates, location, special guests and events.

New York Anime Festival 2007 Photo Gallery
See photos of highlights from 2007 New York Anime Festival at Jacob Javits Center, New York City, NY, including the crowds of fans, creative cosplay, special guests and events. Event photos include manga publishers' panels, exhibit hall photos, World Cosplay Summit U.S. preliminaries, and publishers' booths, including Del Rey Manga, TokyoPop,...

New York Anime Festival Convention Profile
Profile of New York Anime Festival, an anime and manga convention held annually in New York City. Includes information about dates, schedule of events, special guests and travel tips.

New York Comic-Con Convention Profile
Profile of New York Comic-Con, a comic book, graphic novel, sci-fi and anime convention held annually in New York City. Includes information about dates, schedule of events, special guests and latest news.

OMG!!Con Anime Convention Profile
Profile of OMG!!Con, an anime and manga convention held annually in Kentucky. Includes information about dates, location, special guests and events.

Otakon Anime & Manga Convention Profile
Profile of Otakon, an anime and manga convention held annually in Baltimore, Maryland. Includes information about dates, location, special guests and events.

Sakura-Con 2008 Photo Gallery
See photo highlights from Sakura-Con 2008, an annual anime, manga and gaming convention held in Seattle, Washington, including cool cosplay, artists alley, publishers' panel discussions, exhibitors and special guest appearances, including Chibi Vampire creator Yuna Kagesaki, Bizenghast creator M. Alice LeGrow and Battle Vixens creator Yuji...

Sakura-Con Anime Convention Profile
Profile of Sakura-Con, an anime and manga convention held annually in Seattle, Washington. Includes information about dates, location, special guests and events.

San Diego Comic-Con International 2007 Photo Gallery
See the crowds, the comics and fun at the 2007 San Diego Comic-Con at the San Diego Convention Center from July 25 - 29, 2007.

San Diego Comic-Con International Profile
Profile of San Diego Comic Con International, a comics, sci-fi, anime, movies and pop culture convention held annually in Southern California. Includes information about dates, location, special guests and events.

Yaoi-Con 2007 Photo Gallery
Photos of the scene at Yaoi-Con 2007 at the San Mateo Marriott Hotel, in San Mateo, California

Yaoi-Con Convention Profile
Profile of Yaoi-Con, a yaoi / boys love anime and manga convention held annually in the San Francisco Bay Area. Includes information about dates, schedule of events, special guests and travel tips.

10 Major Manga Trends for 2008
Many major manga publishers announced their new titles, licenses and products for 2008 at conventions throughout the 2007. When the dust settled, 10 major trends emerged, from manga movies to "mooks" and mobile phone manga.

2012-2013 U.S. Comics & Anime Conventions - Northeast States
Find anime and comic conventions near your city. This list includes 2012 U.S. anime and comic conventions that are scheduled in the New England and Mid-Atlantic States, including Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont.

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