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Other events of interest:
May 7, 2006 - Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo, Calgary, Alberta
October 27-29, 2006 - Supanova Pop Culture Expo, Sydney, Australia
A Fan's View - Anime Convention Schedule
2006 Conventions
May 5-7, 2006 - Anime Central, Rosemont, Illinois

May 19-21, 2006 - Sogen Con, Marshall, Minnesota
Guests of honor: actors Greg Ayres, Colleen Clinkenbeard, Laura Bailey, Mike McFarland, Caitlin Glass
May 26-28, 2006 - Anime Boston, Boston, Massachusetts
Guests of honor: actors Greg Ayres, Steven J. Blum, Richard Epcar, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn; artists Robert and Emily DeJesus
May 26-28, 2006 - Anime North, Toronto, Ontario

May 26-28, 2006 - Animazement, Durham, North Carolina

May 26-29, 2006 - Fanime Con, San Jose, California
Guest of honor: artist Sanami Matoh
May 27-28, 2006 - Conneko, Ludwigshafen, Germany

June 2-4, 2006 - Metrocon, Tampa, Fla.
June 2-4, 2006 - ColossalCon, Independence, Ohio
June 3, 2006 - Mini-Con, Tulsa, Oklahoma
June 9-11, 2006 - A-Kon, Dallas, Texas
Guests of honor: actors Anthony Brownrigg, Sean Teague, Darrel Guilbeau, Vic Mignogna, Burnie Burns, Geoff Fink, Gus Sorola, Matt Hullum, Jason Saldana; director Jonathan Klein; producer Jonathan Tarbox; artists Steve Kyte, Steve Bennett; writer Helen McCarthy
June 9-11, 2006 - OMG!con, Paducah, Kentucky

June 16-17, 2006 - Houkocon, Port St. Lucie, Florida

June 16-18, 2006 - Anime Mid-Atlantic, Richmond, Virginia
Guests of honor: musicians Mari Iijima, Kristine Sa; actors Johnny Yong Bosch, Michael Coleman, Greg Ayres; artists Doug Smith, 2wcOnline, Robert DeJesus, Chisuji, Austell Callwood; producers Steve Yun, Keith Burgess; writer Robert V Aldrich
June 16-18, 2006 - AnimeNEXT, Secaucus, New Jersey
Guests of honor: actors Vic Mignogna, Laura Bailey, Colleen Clinkenbeard, Lauren Goodnight, Bill Rogers
June 23-25, 2006 - C-Ace, Ottawa, Ontario
Guests of honor: author Julie E. Czerneda; artist Mark Oakley
June 24-25, 2006 - JAFAX, Allendale, Mich.

June 30-July 2, 2006 - PortConMaine, South Portland, MaineGuests of honor: artists Jon Knight, Joe Miles, Bryan MacDonald; actor Jonathan Doughty; costumer Theresa Pereira; game designer Jared A. Sorensen
July 1-4, 2006 - Anime Expo, Anaheim, California
July 7-9, 2006 - ConnectiCon, Hartford, Conn.Guests of honor: actors Maile Flanagan, Chris Patton; musicians Piano Squall, Rob Balder
July 7-9, 2006 - Animethon, Edmonton, Alberta
July 14, 2006 - Aurora-Con, Anchorage, AlaskaGuest of honor: actor Brett Weaver
July 14-16, 2006 - Ikasucon, Cincinnati, Ohio
July 14-16, 2006 - Garden City Anime Festival, St. Catharines, Ontario
July 21-23, 2006 - AnimeCon, São Paulo, Brazil
July 21-23, 2006 - Ai-Kon, Winnipeg, Manitoba
July 22, 2006 - Northern Anime Festival, Oshawa, OntarioGuests of honor: musician Lisa Furukawa Ray; artist Les Major
July 22, 2006 - Cosplay Party, Springfield, Virginia
July 28-30, 2006 - Tokonatsu, Woburn, U.K.
July 28-30, 2006 - Anime Festival Orlando, Orlando, Florida
August 4-6, 2006 - San Francisco Animation Convention, San Francisco, Calif.Guests of honor: writers Marv Wolfman, Gilles Poitras; animator Ken Pontac
August 4-6, 2006 - Otakon, Baltimore, Maryland
August 4-6, 2006 - AnimeIowa, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
August 11-13, 2006 - AmeCon, Leicester, U.K.
Guests of honor: actors Monica Rial, Greg Ayres
August 11-13, 2006 - MechaCon, Lafayette, Louisiana
Guests of honor: actor Scott McNeil; artist Doug Smith
August 18-20, 2006 - AmeriKon, Columbus, IndianaGuests of honor: actors Tristan MacAvery, Chris Patton; artist Edgard Aedo
August 18-20, 2006 - Anime Festival Wichita, Wichita, KansasGuests of honor: Michael "Piano Squall" Gluck, Peter Pixie
August 18-20, 2006 - Anime Evolution, Burnaby, B.C.
August 19-20, 2006 - Ani-Jam, Fresno, Calif.Guests of honor: snger Kristine Sa; artist Fred Perry; World of Anime; Zombie House Productions
August 19-20, 2006 - C3xHobby, Tokyo, Japan
Sept. 2-4, 2006 - Kumoricon, Portland, Oregon
Sept. 15-17, 2006 - Connichi, Kassel, Germany

Sept. 15-17, 2006 - Realmscon, Corpus Christi, Texas
Guests of honor: actors Vic Mignogna, Tiffany Grant, George Manley, Samantha Inoue Harte, Edwin Neal; artists James O'Barr, Rivkah; musician Lisa Ray
Sept. 16-17, 2006 - Japantown Anime Faire, San Francisco, California

Sept. 22-24, 2006 - Anime Weekend Atlanta, Vinings, Georgia
Sept. 22-24, 2006 - Shimakon, South Padre Island, TexasGuests of honor: actors Tiffany Grant, Chris Ayres, Chris Patton, Kyle Hebert; artist Steve Bennett; musician Michael "Piano Squall" Gluck
Sept. 22-24, 2006 - Tokyo Game Show, Tokyo, Japan
Sept. 29-Oct 1, 2006 - Ani-Magic, Lancaster, California
Oct. 6-8, 2006 - Nan Desu Kan, Greenwood Village, Colo.
Oct. 13-14, 2006 - Mikomicon, Northridge, Calif.
Oct. 13-15, 2006 - Tsubasacon, Huntington, West Virginia
Oct. 27-29, 2006 - SugoiCon, Erlanger, Kentucky

Oct. 28, 2006 - Zenkaikon, King of Prussia, PennsylvaniaGuests of honor: actors Corinne Orr, Peter Fernandez
November 3-5, 2006 - Anime South, Destin, Florida
November 3-5, 2006 - Bakuretsu Con, Colchester, Vermont
November 3-5, 2006 - Youmacon, Troy, MichiganGuests of honor: artists Robert and Emily DeJesus, Dave Anez; musicians The Spoony Bards; actor Tony Oliver
November 3-6, 2006 - Nekocon, Hampton, Virginia

November 4-5, 2006 - Cos-Con, Norman, Oklahoma

November 17-19, 2006 - Anime USA, Vienna, Virginia
November 23-26, 2006 - Auchinawa, Glasgow, Scotland
Previous events:
Jan. 14-16, 2005 - Ohayocon, Columbus, Ohio
Jan. 14-16, 2005 - TriadeBR, São Paulo, Brazil
Jan. 15-16, 2005 - Anime Festival Santos, Santos, Brazil
Jan. 21-23, 2005 - Ushicon, Austin, Texas
Jan. 21-23, 2005 - Anime Dreams, São Paulo, Brazil
Jan. 28-30, 2005 - Anime LA, Van Nuys, Calif.
Jan. 29-30, 2005 - Japan Addict, Strasbourg, France
Feb. 5-6, 2005 - JapAniManga Night, Winterthur, Switzerland
Feb. 7, 2005 - Tokyo International Anime Fair Preview, Hollywood, Calif.
Feb. 11-13, 2005 - Numa Rei no Con, Westwego, La.
Feb. 18-20, 2005 - Katsucon, Arlington, Virginia
Feb. 18, 2005 - Norva Con, Norfolk, Virginia
Feb. 19, 2005 - UChi-Con, Chicago, Ill.
Feb. 25-27, 2005 - Animaritime, Sackville, New Brunswick
March 4-6, 2005 - Anime Overdose, San Francisco, Calif.
March 4-6, 2005 - Kunicon, St. Louis, Mo.
March 4, 2005 - Senshi-Con, Anchorage, Alaska
March 5-6, 2005 - Magnifiicon, Krakow, Poland
March 11-13, 2005 - MinamiCon, Southampton, U.K.
March 11-13, 2005 - Anime Detour, Bloomington, Minn.
March 11-13, 2005 - Kei-Kon, Victoria, B.C.
March 12, 2005 - Naruto Con White Day Celebration, Pasadena, Calif.
March 17-20, 2005 - Comics in Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
March 18-20, 2005 - Anime Express, Daytona Beach, Fla.
March 19, 2005 - RECCA Con, Pittsburg, Calif.
March 19-20, 2005 - Toronto AnimeCon, Toronto, Ontario
March 25-27, 2005 - KamiKazeCon, Houston, Texas
March 25-27, 2005 - Anime Oasis, Boise, Idaho
March 25-27, 2005 - AniZona, Phoenix, Arizona
March 26, 2005 - KosaiKon Easter AniFest, Villanova, Pa.
March 26-27, 2005 - MomoCon, Atlanta, Ga.
March 31-April 3, 2005 - Tokyo International Anime Fair, Tokyo, Japan
April 1-3, 2005 - Middle Tennessee Anime Convention, Nashville, Tenn.
April 2, 2005 - ConBust, Northampton, Mass.
April 2, 2005 - Animarathon, Bowling Green, Ohio
April 2, 2005 - Japanese Anime Film Marathon, Washington, D.C.
April 8-10, 2005 - Sakura Con, Seattle, Wash.
April 8-10, 2005 - Tekkoshocon, Monroeville, Pa.
April 8-10, 2005 - CNUcon, Newport News, Va.
April 9, 2005 - Mini-Con, Broken Arrow, Okla.
April 15-17, 2005 - NoBrandCon, Eau Claire, Wisc.
April 15-17, 2005 - JACON, Orlando, Fla.
April 15-17, 2005 - ODU Anime Fest, Norfolk, Virginia
April 15-17, 2005 - Tora-Con, Rochester, N.Y.
April 16, 2005 - The Kurt Show, Columbia, Mo.
April 16-17, 2005 - Otaku Fest, Bauru, Brazil
April 22-24, 2005 - Kawaii Kon, Honolulu, Hawaii
April 22-24, 2005 - Anime Marathon, Niedersachsen, Germany
April 23-24, 2005 - Polymanga, Lausanne, Switzerland
April 23-24, 2005 - Anime Paradise, Rio de Janiero, Brazil
April 29-May 1, 2005 - Anime Boston, Boston, Mass.
April 29-May 1, 2005 - PersaCon, Madison, Alabama
April 30, 2005 - Anime Punch, Columbus, Ohio
May 5-8, 2005 - TNT, Mexico City, Mexico
May 6-8, 2005 - Anime 2005, Almelo, Netherlands
May 13-14, 2005 - T-Mode, Virginia Beach, Va.
May 13-15, 2005 - Anime Central, Rosemont, Ill.
May 14-15, 2005 - anime.au, Canberra, Australia
May 20-22, 2005 - SogenCon, Marshall, Minn.
May 21-22, 2005 - Conneko, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
May 21-22, 2005 - Otafest, Calgary, Alberta
May 27-29, 2005 - Anime North, Toronto, Ontario
May 27-29, 2005 - Animazement, Durham, N.C.
May 27-29, 2005 - Epitanime, Paris, France
May 27-30, 2005 - Fanime Con, San Jose, Calif.
May 27-30, 2005 - Kunicon, Atlanta, Ga.
June 3-5, 2005 - Project: A-Kon, Dallas, Texas
June 3-5, 2005 - C-Ace, Ottawa, Ontario
June 3, 2005 - El Paso Anime Convention, El Paso, Texas
June 10-12, 2005 - ColossalCon, Independence, Ohio
June 17-19, 2005 - Anime Mid-Atlantic, Richmond, Virginia
June 17-19, 2005 - AnimeNEXT, Secaucus, N.J.
June 17-19, 2005 - Kunicon, Greenwood Village, Colo.
June 18-19, 2005 - Altonale, Hamburg, Germany
June 24-26, 2005 - PortConMaine, South Portland, Maine
June 24-26, 2005 - Metrocon, Tampa, Fla.
June 25-26, 2005 - JAFAX, Allendale, Mich.
July 1-4, 2005 - Anime Expo, Anaheim, Calif.
July 1-4, 2005 - Robocon, Anaheim, Calif.
July 9, 2005 - Yasumi Con, Olympia Heights, Fla.
July 14-17, 2005 - AnimeFriends, São Paulo, Brazil
July 15-17, 2005 - ConnectiCon, West Hartford, Conn.
July 15-17, 2005 - Garden City Anime Festival, St. Catharines, Ont.
July 15-17, 2005 - Ikasucon, Blue Ash, Ohio
July 16-17, 2005 - Kodansha Super Character Festival, Tokyo, Japan
July 16-17, 2005 - AVCon, Adelaide, Australia
July 16-17, 2005 - Character and Robot Show, Osaka, Japan
July 22-24, 2005 - Animecon, São Paulo, Brazil
July 22-24, 2005 - Tokonatsu, Woburn, U.K.
July 23, 2005 - Northern Anime Festival, Oshawa, Ontario
July 31-Aug. 7, 2005 - World Cosplay Summit, Tokyo, Japan
Aug. 5-7, 2005 - O-ChibiCon, Houston, Texas
Aug. 5-7, 2005 - Animethon, Edmonton, Alberta
Aug. 5-7, 2005 - Anime Festival Orlando, Orlando, Fla.
Aug. 6, 2005 - Anime Festival Wichita, Wichita, Kansas
Aug. 6-7, 2005 - Dojicon, Krakow, Poland
Aug. 12-14, 2005 - Comic Market, Tokyo, Japan
Aug. 12-14, 2005 - Ai-Kon, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Aug. 19-21, 2005 - Otakon, Baltimore, Md.
Aug. 19-21, 2005 - AyaCon, Coventry, U.K.
Aug. 19-21, 2005 - Anime Evolution, Burnaby, B.C.
Aug. 20-21, 2005 - C3 x Hobby, Tokyo, Japan
Aug. 26-28, 2005 - Mecha Con, Lafayette, La.
Sept. 2-5, 2005 - AnimeFest, Dallas, Texas
Sept. 3-5, 2005 - Pacific Media Expo, Long Beach, Calif.
Sept. 3-5, 2005 - Kumoricon, Portland, Ore.
Sept. 9-11, 2005 - AnimeIowa, Des Moines, Iowa
Sept. 10-11, 2005 - AniFest, Blumenau, Brazil
Sept. 16-18, 2005 - Nan Desu Kan, Greenwood Village, Colo.
Sept. 16-18, 2005 - Connichi, Kassel, Germany
Sept. 16-18, 2005 - Tokyo Game Show, Tokyo, Japan
Sept. 23-25, 2005 - Anime Weekend Atlanta, Vinings, Georgia
Sept. 23-25, 2005 - Melbourne Anime Festival, Melbourne, Australia
Sept. 24-25, 2005 - MangaCity, Rennes, France
Sept. 30-Oct 2, 2005 - Ani-Magic, Lancaster, Calif.
Oct. 8-9, 2005 - Animania, Sydney, Australia
Oct. 8-9, 2005 - Mack-Weekend, Kempten, Germany
Oct. 8-9, 2005 - AnimeXtreme, Canoas, Brazil
Oct. 8-10, 2005 - Onna!, Newark, N.J.
Oct. 14-16, 2005 - Cos-Con, Norman, Okla.
Oct. 14-16, 2005 - Hon-Con, Aschaffenburg, Germany
Oct. 15, 2005 - Anime Banzai, Salt Lake City, Utah
Oct. 15-16, 2005 - Anime Festival Belo Horizonte, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Oct. 16, 2005 - Zentrancon, Philadelphia, Pa.
Oct. 21-23, 2005 - Bakuretsu Con, South Burlington, Vt.
Oct. 21-23, 2005 - Oni-Con, Houston, Texas
Oct. 28-30, 2005 - Yaoi-Con, Millbrae, Calif.
Oct. 28-30, 2005 - Anime Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada
Oct. 28-30, 2005 - Sugoi Con, Covington, Kentucky
Oct. 29-30, 2005 - Ronin Con, Norman, Oklahoma
Oct. 29-Nov. 2, 2005 - TNT, Mexico City, Mexico
Nov. 4-6, 2005 - Nekocon, Hampton, Virginia
Nov. 4-6, 2005 - AnimeNebrasKon, Lincoln, Nebraska
Nov. 5, 2005 - Anime Destiny, Berkeley, Calif.
Nov. 5, 2005 - Akibiyori, Fullerton, Calif.
Nov. 10-Dec. 7, 2005 - Shojo Manga Symposium, Chico, Calif.
Nov. 11-13, 2005 - Youmacon, Troy, Mich.
Nov. 11-13, 2005 - Eirtakon, Dublin, Ireland
Nov. 12-13, 2005 - Fan Expo, Santiago, Chile
Nov. 18-20, 2005 - Anime South, Destin, Fla.
Nov. 18-20, 2005 - Anime USA, Vienna, Va.
Nov. 19-20, 2005 - AC Cubed, Ottawa, Ontario
Oct. 22-Nov. 29, 2005 - DC Anime Art Show, Washington, D.C.
Nov. 25-27, 2005 - Con No Baka, Toronto, Ontario
Nov. 25-27, 2005 - Tsubasacon, Charleston, West Virginia
Nov. 26-27, 2005 - Jrock Connection, Santa Clara, Calif.
Dec. 3, 2005 - End of the Year Cosplay Party, Springfield, Virginia
Dec. 3, 2005 - Rumble Invasion, San Francisco, Calif.
Dec. 2-4, 2005 - East Meets South, McClellan, Alabama
Dec. 4, 2005 - Toronto Anime Con, Toronto, Ontario
Dec. 17, 2005 - Rumble Invasion, Universal City, Calif.
Dec. 17-18, 2005 - Comic Fiesta, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
Dec. 17-18, 2005 - Japantown Anime Faire, San Francisco, Calif.
Dec. 17-18, 2005 - Ressaca Friends, São Paulo, Brazil
Dec. 29-30, 2005 - Comic Market, Tokyo, Japan
Jan. 6-8, 2006 - Ohayocon, Columbus, Ohio
Jan. 13-15, 2006 - Avex, São Paulo, Brazil
Jan. 14, 2006 - Sac-Anime, Sacramento, Calif.
Jan. 14-15, 2006 - Chisaii, Hamburg, Germany
Jan. 14-15, 2006 - Japan Addict, Strasbourg, France
Jan. 20-21, 2006 - Bonenkai, Neustadt an der Weinstraße, Germany
Jan. 20-22, 2006 - Anime Dreams, São Paulo, Brazil
Jan. 27-29, 2006 - Ushicon, Austin, Texas
Jan. 27-29, 2006 - Anime Los Angeles, Van Nuys, California
Feb. 3-5, 2006 - Sweet-Cosplay, Cologne, Germany
Feb. 17-19, 2006 - Katsucon, Washington, D.C.
Feb. 24-26, 2006 - Animaritime, Sackville, New Brunswick
Feb. 24-26, 2006 - Kei-kon, Victoria, B.C.
Feb. 25, 2006 - Llamacon, Great Barrington, Massachusetts
Feb. 25-26, 2006 - JapAniManga Night, Winterthur, Switzerland
Feb. 25-26, 2006 - AI-Con, Hobart, Tasmania
March 4-5, 2006 - Naka-Kon, Lawrence, Kansas
March 4, 2006 - NohCon, Amherst, New York
March 9-11, 2006 - Final Fantasy XI Fan Festival, Santa Monica, Calif.
March 11-12, 2006 - Toronto Anime Con, Toronto, Ontario
March 16-19, 2006 - Comics in Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
March 17-19, 2006 - Minamicon, Southampton, U.K.
March 17-19, 2006 - Anime Oasis, Boise, Idaho
March 18, 2006 - Senshi-Con, Anchorage, Alaska
March 18, 2006 - Chibi Fest, Las Vegas, Nevada
March 18-19, 2006 - MomoCon, Atlanta, Georgia
March 23-26, 2006 - Tokyo International Anime Fair, Tokyo, Japan
March 24-26, 2006 - Anime Detour, Bloomington, Minn.
March 24-26, 2006 - Sakura Con, Seattle, Washington
March 31-April 2, 2006 - Tekkoshocon, Monroeville, Pennsylvania
March 31-April 2, 2006 - Anime Punch, Worthington, Ohio
March 31-April 2, 2006 - Conbust, Northampton, Massachusetts
March 31-April 2, 2006 - CNUcon, Newport News, Virginia
April 1, 2006 - Japanese Anime Film Marathon, Washington, D.C.
April 1, 2006 - Nishikaze, Lethbridge, Alberta
April 8, 2006 - Animarathon, Bowling Green, Ohio
April 8, 2006 - Anime St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri
April 8-9, 2006 - Hanami, Ludwigshafen, Germany
April 14-16, 2006 - AniZona, Phoenix, Arizona
April 14-16, 2006 - Kawaii Kon, Honolulu, Hawaii
April 20-23, 2006 - Matsuricon, Worthington, Ohio
April 21-23, 2006 - Middle Tennessee Anime Convention, Nashville, Tennessee
April 21-23, 2006 - NoBrandCon, Eau Claire, Wisc.
April 22, 2006 - Tora-Con, Rochester, New York
April 28-30, 2006 - JACON, Orlando, Fla.
April 28-30, 2006 - Shiokazecon, Houston, Texas
April 28-30, 2006 - Anime Marathon, Brehna, Germany
April 29, 2006 - Manga, Art and Graphic Novel Expo for Teens, Fremont, Calif.
April 30, 2006 - Harucon, Elyria, Ohio