FLCL Panel with Guest Chikashi Kubota and Others

Excited about the return of FLCL?! So is FanimeCon! FanimeCon Guest of Honor and anime character designer Chikashi Kubota will be hosting a panel on Sunday all about his work on FLCL with some special guests — voice actor and FLCL scriptwriter/director Stephanie Sheh and …

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FanimeCon 2018 Schedule Now Available

Interested in knowing what’s happening at FanimeCon 2018? The schedule is now out and available at this link: https://grid.fanime.com/
Please note that this schedule is subject to change as the days get closer to the start of con.

JOJO’s Bizarre Escape: The Hotel

Real Escape Game returns to present the most bizarre escape event yet in the first US collaboration between Real Escape Game and JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE.
SCRAP Entertainment and VIZ Media have partnered to bring a Real Escape …

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Linda Le is a cosplayer who was born in a small town in Oklahoma and now resides in California. She was discovered by Kotobukiya and Danny Choo after being featured in OTACOOL 2 and became known by her cosplayer name VampyBitMe. Soon afterward, she was …

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Fanime AMV Contest Now Open!

AMV editors, Fanime’s Anime Music Video Competition is now open for entries! The rules and entry form information can be found here. Entries will be accepted until May 6th. The official times and award ceremony will be announced leading up to the…

DJ’TEKINA//SOMETHING a.k.a. Yuyoyuppe

Yuyoyuppe was born in 1989 in Oarai-machi, Ibaraki.
After forming a band in local Ibaraki, he started his activity as a VOCALOID producer in order to have a basic understanding of music. He debuted in 2012 under YAMAHA MUSIC, and currently has received more than 10 …

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Matthew “Maguma” Lewis is a 28 year-old cosplayer from Los Angeles, California. Since attending his very first convention at Anime Expo 2005, Maguma has found an overabundance of challenges, joy, and fulfillment in the world of cosplay!
Through the years he has participated in conventions in …

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General Housing Now Open

Due to an error in communication, FanimeCon staff was unable to inform attendees that General Housing opened on Friday at 4 pm PST, after the Priority Housing period closed.
We sincerely apologize for this error and hope it has not prevented anyone from being able …

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Priority Housing is Active

Those that have registered for FanimeCon and received an e-mail from CMR regarding Priority Housing will be able to register for hotels. Please refer to the e-mail for specific times, details, and links.
General Housing will open at a future date.

Maid Cafe Try-outs for FanimeCon 2018

Are you interested in becoming a part of one of the cutest maid cafes in the West Coast?! FanimeCon’s maid cafe is an environment where you can build lifelong friendships among people with shared interests while developing professional work experience. Our auditions begin January 2018, …

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Artist Alley Registration for 2018

Attention Artists!
FanimeCon’s Artist Alley will be accepting applications for the 2018 convention from Sunday, December 10 8:00PM PST to Tuesday, December 12 10:00PM PST!
When it’s live, you can sign up for FanimeCon 2018 Artist Alley from this link: https://apps.fanime.com/2018/artist/
No payments or seller’s permits …

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Born in New York, USA, nano is a bilingual singer who uses powerful and unique vocals to wield both Japanese and English lyrics like a native speaker.
nano got their start by posting English covers of Japanese music on video sites such as YouTube, and quickly …

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Registration Is Live

Registration is now live! You can get your badge for FanimeCon 2018 using the following URL: https://fani.mobi/2zoJdjE
Have any questions about registration? Check out the Registration FAQ, or if you have further questions, please email regi&…

Registration Opens November 7 at Noon (Pacific Time)

Hi everyone,
You’ve been asking for it and now it’s coming soon! FanimeCon Registration will be going live at November 7 at 12:00 pm (noon), Pacific Time.
Some changes regarding registration this year:
We’re removing Group Registration. This wasn’t an easy decision for us, but the number of …

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Satomi Sato

Satomi Sato is a Japanese voice actress affiliated with Aoni Production. After debuting in 2007, Ms. Sato quickly rose to fame with popular roles such as Ritsu “Ricchan” Tainaka from K-ON!, Wendy Marvell from Fairy Tail, Eru Chitanda from Hyouka, and Manami Tamura from Oreimo. …

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Todd Haberkorn

Todd Haberkorn has been on stage, on set, and behind a mic for many years. Not only is Todd an actor in L.A., he works as a producer, writer, and director as well. He’s even been an action figure or two! Haberkornmobile sold separately.
In the …

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2017 FMV Contest Winners

Congratulations to this year’s winners of the Fanime Music Video contest!
Best Action: Numinous by MrNosec
Best Drama: Colors by Nekokitkat
Best Trailer: Yuri On Ice: The Honest Trailer by Maboroshi Studio
Best Upbeat: Mahoupocalypse by Celia Phantomhive
Best Comedy: One Horn Man by King Redeem
Judges’ Best In Show: Numinous …

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Caitlin Glass

A voice actress and ADR director, best known for the role of Winry Rockbell in Fullmetal Alchemist, Caitlin has been working in the anime industry since 2004. In 2008, Caitlin directed the widely popular, fan-favorite Ouran High School Host Club as well as voicing the …

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Game Show Contestants Wanted!

The FanimeCon Game Show usually selects all contestants right from the audience. This year, we are introducing something a little different and adding a special round to test those who have deep knowledge of specific subjects!
Do you know everything about Doctor Who?
Have you memorized every …

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Cosplay Guests of Honor Attending Cosplay Gatherings

Our cosplay guests of honor Aicosu and VampyBitMe will be attending cosplay gatherings this year!
Saturday, May 27:

Aicosu1:00–2:00 pmNintendo gathering — The SLAB (outside the Hilton Hotel Bar)
VampyBitMe2:00–3:00 pmOne Piece gathering — the tree area at the foot of the stairs by The SLAB

Sunday, …

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