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Anime Expo Announces Return to Live Convention in Los Angeles in 2022
Anime Expo, the largest anime fan convention, held an online version of the convention this year due to the COVID epidemic It also celebrated its 30th anniversary, drawing over 375,000 views and raising $77,000 for charity Anime Expo Lite garnered over 375,000 views from fans in more than 100 countries such as the UK, Japan,[...]
Play NYC Announces In-Person Convention Return For 2021
Play NYC announced this week that they will be returning to an in-person convention, happening next month no less The event will come back to the Metropolitan Pavilion (125 W 18th St.) from August 7th-8th from 10am-6pm ET, and they already have over 65 exhibitors and vendors ready to go It may not be the[...]
"Building a Stronger Community Panel" at Anime Expo Lite 2021
Anime Expo Lite 2021 will present an insightful forum to explore the range of social and political issues facings America's diverse AAPI communities in a panel called "Building a Stronger Community" that will be part of this year's two-day, livestream convention running Saturday, July 3rd through Sunday, July 4th The panelist are KABC's David Ono, Lily[...]
Studio Trigger Panel Announced for Anime Expo Lite 2021
Anime Expo Lite 2021 will proudly present a special Studio Trigger panel as part of this year's two-day, livestream convention running Saturday, July 3rd through Sunday, July 4th Anime fans are invited to join the "Doodle with Studio Trigger" stream with creatives, including Lead Designer, Shigeto Koyama, who brought fans beloved anime series such as[...]
Play NYC Logo Large
Organizers behind Play NYC announced this week that they will be bringing the convention back for a physical event in 2021 According to the details, the fifth annual convention will be attempting to hold another multi-day event in New York as they will be returning with a celebration of all things video games Playcrafting is[...]
Brazil’s Independent Game Festival Announces 2021 Plans
Latin America's biggest gaming convention will remain online as a precaution for the pandemic still happening throughout the region, as it will take place from May 3rd-9th through their website So far they have several major companies and studios signed up to participate in live conferences, panels, and presentations including Google, Amazon, Nintendo, Xbox Game[...]
BitSummit Confirms Its Return To Kyoto This September
This morning, organizers behind BitSummit announced they will remain in Kyoto for the 2021 convention happening in September The decision was made between the Japan Independent Games Aggregate (JIGA) and the BitSummit organizing committee, as this year's event will be called "BitSummit THE 8th BIT," and will be held on September 2nd-3rd at the Kyoto[...]
LudoNarraCon Opens Submissions For 2021 Convention
According to the organizers, they will be launching the pack on April 23rd for $7 on Steam for a limited time as a way for you to help support the convention since it's in a digital format this year The pack includes Cyrano, an exclusive game by Popcannibal that was commissioned by Fellow Traveller especially for this[...]
E2 2021 Reveals Their Full Lineup Of Online Participants
Organizers revealed plans for an all-virtual convention, featuring some of the biggest names in the industry such as Microsoft, Nintendo, Capcom, and Ubisoft Here's their brief statement from today. Credit: ESA With early commitments from Nintendo, Xbox, Capcom, Konami, Ubisoft, Take-Two Interactive, Warner Bros Games and Koch Media, and more to come, E3 2021 will take place[...]
Game Devs Of Color Expo Returns Online This September
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, a lot of events went scrambling to create plans for online conventions, and GDoCExpo turned out to be one of the more successful cases when it came to setting up something that both reached out to fans and also remained interactive Now we know today that they will be coming[...]
UPLINK 2.0 Will Make A Grand Return Online In Mid-February
The convention will run completely online from February 21st-22nd, celebrating retro gaming culture with a new lineup of panels, global online tournaments, unique online activations, and a variety of vendor exclusives to be offered only through their website Not a lot of the details of who will be a part of it have been released,[...]
CrunchyRoll's Virtual Expo For 2020 Is This Weekend
CrunchyRoll's online convention, the succinctly-titled Virtual CrunchyRoll Expo 2020, is happening this weekend You can sign up for this totally-free event at the link provided We over here at Bleeding Cool have gotten the general line-up on events for the convention to share with you! At Virtual CrunchyRoll Expo 2020, you can explore the many districts[...]
DC FanDome | Teaser Trailer
There were a lot of things that had to be canceled in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and conventions, specifically Comic Con's, was one of the most obvious things that weren't going to make the cut A Comic Con on a good year is about packing hundreds of thousands of people in small[...]