It is with great sadness that we announce the cancellation of Martin “LittleKutiboh” Billany as a guest for Another Anime Convention 2015. We wish Martin the best, and hope that he will be able to make it to a future AAC.
Masquerade rules are online, with Masquerade entries opening on August 1st. Please feel free to check out the Masquerade page for the complete run-down of the rules.
Do you live in the greater Hooksett/Manchester/Southern New Hampshire area? Want to check out a free half-day convention run as a joint effort between Another Anime Convention and the Hooksett Library? You can this Saturday, July 25th at the Hooksett Library. Checkout the event’s facebook page to learn more: Mini Comic-Con
Another Anime Convention’s Summer Matsuri is back August 29th for the 7th year, its third at the Best Western, Manchester, NH. Taking over even more of the hotel than ever, with the addition of a new board game room on the 2nd floor!
As a full-fledged “mini-con,” Summer Matsuri 2015 will offer most of the amenities of the traditional anime convention, but in a smaller, shorter format.
Find more information at: www.summermatsuri.com.
Maria Snyder and Laura Anne Gilman expand our guest lineup this year, as the first AAC author guests for 2015.
In addition, we also welcome voice actor (and podcast host) Kyle Hebert and AAC’s historical emcee Katy Hunt to our guest list.
Artist Alley applications are now open. Please see the Artist Alley page for more info.
Applications for Another Anime Convention Artist Alley will open Thursday, April 30, 11:59 pm. Applications will remain open until Sunday, May 3, 11:59 pm. Please remember that Artist Alley participants are not chosen on a first-come, first-served basis, but as a result of a juried selection procedure.
For more information, please refer to the Artist Alley page of our website.
Are you interested in running a panel, workshop, or event at Another Anime Convention 2015? If so, applications are now open! Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or convention newcomer, make sure to check out our Panel & Workshop application!
Panel and workshop applications are due August 19, 2015!
Another Anime Con is very pleased to welcome the return of a number of veteran AAC guests for 2015, including J. Michael Tatum, Chris Cason, and Christopher Smith.
In addition, we would like to welcome Josh Grelle to his first-ever AAC appearance. We are also glad to see the return of Martin “LittleKutiboh” Billany, who last appeared during our 2013 convention.
Want to know about our guests? Who they are? What they’ve done? Why they’re awesome? Okay…you’ll have to attend AAC 2015 to find out the answer to the last question, but everything else can be found on our Guest Page!
Myths & Legents
This is our 10th year and for such an epic occasion it required an impressive theme., so welcome to the year of Myths and Legends! We hope you come and enjoy the weekend with us and share some of your favorite tales and heroes with us. See you in October!
LeetStreet Boys will be performing their first live show in almost 3 years at Another Anime Con 2015. The group is most well-known for their 2008 hit single and music video “Yuri The Only One,” went on to record 3 albums, LeetStreet Boy, Otaku Hearts and L3g3nds, and perform the OP for the dating sim Roommates. LeetStreet Boys announced an official hiatus in 2014, and this will be their first live show since the hiatus, as well as their currently only confirmed performance anywhere in 2015.
Pre-registration for Another Anime Convention 2015 is now open. Please check out the registration page for more information.
It is with deep regret that today we mourn the passing of Taga Pixie/Aimee Brocato, one of our AAC family. We were blessed to have Taga not only in our Artist Alley, but also in our Masquerade as the winner of our Mixed Media Craftsmanship category in the Advanced Division. All of us on Another Anime Convention staff send their thoughts and prayers to family, friends and loved ones of Taga.
This years charity has gone to the dogs… and cats, and hamsters, and birds. Have you guessed who it is yet?
Friends of the Manchester Animal Shelter is a non-profit, NO KILL, animal shelter that offers medical care, fostering, and adoption. The shelter takes in homeless, abused, and abandoned animals in the city of Manchester. They have cared for and found loving homes for over 20,000 animals and we’re happy to make them our 2014 charity!
How can you help? At the convention stop by the AAC vendor table located inside the vendor room and check out our amazing themed raffle baskets. Themes range from anime, to pop culture, to 18+. A portion of the proceeds raised will go to help the Manchester Animal Shelter.
Besides purchasing a raffle ticket (Or 10) there’s plenty of ways to contribute! AAC will take in donations of the following items.
Wet or dry dog and cat food
Non-Clumping Cat Litter
Kitten Milk Formula (KMR) & Feeding Bottles
Baby Food (Poultry Varieties)
Cat Brushes and Combs
Large & Small Biscuits
Laundry Detergent (High Efficiency Only)
Paper Towels (tri-fold)
Handwash Liquid Soap
Brooms & Dustpans
Plastic Spray Bottles
Beds for Small Animals
Copy Paper (8.5″ x 11″ and 11″ x 17″)
Reflective Vests for Dog Walkers