{"results":[{"headline":"FanimeCon 2025 Registration Update","posted":"2024-06-07 16:00:00","description":"

Missing FanimeCon? Wanting to get a head start for next year? Start planning now as FanimeCon registration opens June 20th, 2024 at 12 PM PST!<\/p>

\ud83d\udc40 We've chosen June 20th since the summer solstice occurs on the Northern Hemisphere aligning with our 2025 Summer Matsuri theme!<\/p>","url":"https:\/\/www.fanime.com\/?p=9594"},{"headline":"Day 1 - What's Happening @ FanimeCon 2024","posted":"2024-05-24 16:29:13","description":"

Reminders: <\/h2>

Reminder that we will have metal detectors at FanimeCon this year. All metal detector locations are listed on our maps (including the accessible entrance location) which you can view online at https:\/\/www.fanime.com\/maps\/#sjcc<\/a>. You can read more about these changes on our site at fani.mobi\/csi<\/a><\/p>


FanimeCon Karaoke Contest<\/h3>

\ud83c\udfa4TONIGHT in SJCC Room 212: Join us for a showcase of music & talent at the Fanime Karaoke Contest! Prelim Round at 6:00 - 8:30 pm! Finals at 9:00 pm! Contestants: remember to check in at Room 212 first. More details at https:\/\/apps.fanime.com\/2024\/karaokecontest\/<\/a><\/p>


Our friends at guildhouse<\/a> (a block away from FanimeCon) have some great programming each day, including a cosplay runaway event featuring Rock M Sakura!<\/p>


FanimeCon's Party Quiz<\/h3>

FanimeCon's Party Quiz is running a survey-based game show! Help us by filling out a survey of random questions. These questions are meant to cover topics our contestants will need to know. Two randomly-selected surveys will win a prize! fani.mobi\/2024survey<\/a><\/p>

FanimeCon Dance Is Giving Away Free T-Shirts!<\/h3>

To celebrate 30 years of FanimeCon, the Dance Dept has decided to pool in their money, and give away 30 free T-shirts to our fellow fans! That is 10 T-shirts a night the DJ's will give away around the hours of 10:00 pm, 12AM, & 2AM to whoever they think is giving off the best vibes. So please stop by the Dance Hall if you're looking to for some good tunes and possibly walk out with a dope souvenir!<\/p>


Bishie Bingo<\/h3>

Back for 2024 at The Oasis: Hot Yaoi Nights and Bishie Bingo! More information on The Oasis page: https:\/\/www.fanime.com\/exhibits\/the-oasis\/<\/a><\/p>

Casino Nights<\/h3>

Did you catch the clue of the renaming of Silver Island to The Oasis? We are bringing back Casino Nights back happening on Friday and Saturday!<\/p>

Spy x Family Code: White<\/em> at the Tech Interactive<\/h3>

The Tech Interactive will be showing Spy x Family Code: White<\/em> in their IMAX Dome from Friday to Monday! All FanimeCon ticket holders can get $2 off all showings by showing your badge or entering promo code \"Fanime24\" when purchasing your ticket online. fani.mobi\/spyxfamily24<\/a><\/p>

At-Con Services:<\/h2>

Overwhelmed carrying all that shopping, swag, or cosplay props \ud83d\ude30? No hotel room or car to store your stuff \ud83d\ude22? Come on down to \u2728Fan Storage\u2728 located in the Hilton Market Room. https:\/\/fani.mobi\/3VxxUQ1<\/a><\/p>","url":"https:\/\/www.fanime.com\/?p=9569"},{"headline":"Get Involved & Volunteer for FanimeCon!","posted":"2024-05-24 14:43:55","description":"

Get involved behind the scenes and volunteer for FanimeCon! Volunteering is a great way to contribute to the con's operations while getting your badge reimbursed. Once you pick up your badge, you can come over to our department to get started.<\/p>

We are also offering prizes and giveaways exclusively for volunteers! We will have prizes and rewards such as commemorative stickers, plushies, and figures. Two new rewards we are offering this year are ExpressPasses and our Grand Prize Giveaway. ExpressPasses are vouchers that will give you priority access to various Main Events or perks in the convention. Our Grand Prize Giveaway is a drawing exclusive to Full Weekend Badge volunteers, with prizes such as autographs from the Guest of Honors, and a Sony PlayStation\u00c2\u00ae 5.<\/p>

For more information on volunteering, please visit our webpage: https:\/\/www.fanime.com\/about-us\/volunteer\/<\/a><\/p>

Monday Single Day badge not eligible for reimbursements this year.<\/p>

Location and Hours<\/strong><\/p>

San Jose Marriott - Silicon Valley Board Room<\/p>

Thursday: 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm<\/p>

Friday: 8:30 am - 9:00 pm<\/p>

Saturday: 8:30 am - 9:00 pm<\/p>

Sunday: 8:30 am - 9:00 pm<\/p>

Monday: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm<\/p>","url":"https:\/\/www.fanime.com\/?p=9567"},{"headline":"Lost & Found Location and Times","posted":"2024-05-22 17:00:00","description":"

Location and Hours<\/strong>:<\/p>

Hilton \u2013 San Carlos<\/em><\/strong>
Thursday 7:00 pm \u2013 Friday 2:00 am
Friday 9:00 am \u2013 Saturday 2:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am \u2013 Sunday 2:00 am
Sunday 9:00 am \u2013 Monday 2:00 am
Monday: 9:00 am \u2013 2:00 pm<\/p>

Lost & Found is just thatwhere you go to look for (or turn in!) any lost items. If you\u2019ve found something, please bring it to us and we\u2019ll hold onto it. If you\u2019ve lost something, please stop by and describe it to us. With any luck, someone\u2019s turned it in!\u00a0<\/p>

FanimeCon Lost & Found turns over all items to the San Jose Convention Center after<\/em>\u00a0the convention. The San Jose Convention Center will hold the items for three months.<\/em> Please get in touch with Lost & Found after the convention at lost@fanime.com for theconvention center\u2019s contact information. We will not be able to answer emails during conas we will be busy reuniting attendees with their items.<\/em><\/p>

<\/p>","url":"https:\/\/www.fanime.com\/?p=9404"},{"headline":"Masking Policy Change","posted":"2024-05-11 18:11:42","description":"

FanimeCon is changing our masking policy from \u201crequired\u201d to \u201cstrongly recommended\u201d due to feedback from our attendees, staff, and local health partners. Certain events may require mandatory masking due to being in smaller spaces and having bigger crowds. Please see our COVID-19 Info page<\/a> for more information!<\/p>","url":"https:\/\/www.fanime.com\/?p=9383"},{"headline":"Dreamscape x Senpai Squad Itasha Showcase","posted":"2024-05-02 14:00:00","description":"

In honor of Fanime\u2019s Grand Prix theme this year, Dreamscape and Senpai Squad are putting together a car show for Fanime 2024! They\u2019ll be hosting a huge itasha showcase in South Hall featuring amazing cars from all over the Bay and beyond, so bring your best racing-themed cosplays!<\/p>

Itasha Showcase<\/strong><\/p>

Located in the South Hall, this showcase will feature itashas (cars decorated with images of characters from anime, manga, or video games) and high quality car show builds. <\/p>

Be on the lookout for a special itasha designed just for Fanime 2024!<\/p>

There will be a stage in South Hall featuring a DJ playing music throughout the day, so come hang out while checking out some impressive cars!<\/p>

Cosplayers Welcome! <\/strong><\/p>

Besides the cars, there will also be photo sets in the South Hall, open for anyone to take photos with! Cosplayers are welcome to take photos with the sets as well as the cars, but are NOT allowed to touch the cars without the owner\u2019s permission.<\/p>

Join us for our special Race Queen Gathering led by Dreamscape x Senpai Squad on Saturday! <\/p>

Itasha Etiquette<\/strong><\/p>

Feel free to take photos of and with the cars! The cars featured in the showcase have endless hours of work put into them, just like cosplay, so do NOT touch the cars without express permission from the owner (look for staff to ask if you are allowed to). <\/p>

Itasha Showcase Hours<\/strong><\/p>