FanimeCon Staff Open House on February 8th

January 15, 2020

Please join FanimeCon for our February 8th planning meeting and Open House! If you have ever been interested in being a part of the process of making FanimeCon happen, come to our next FanimeCon meeting. There you will have the opportunity to meet the staff, learn what we do, and find out more on how to join the FanimeCon family. All you need to bring is your smiling faces! You can exchange contact information with leadership or follow up with a staff application on Please keep an eye out for updates on the time and location on our Twitter account!

Stage Zero Now Accepting Applications

January 09, 2020

Stage Zero is now accepting applications for FanimeCon 2020 until March 31! Please see the Stage Zero page for details on how to apply.

Stage Zero is located in the middle of the concourse for your temporary entertainment needs. Do you have an idea for a performance, AMV, show, or some other fun activity? Apply to be on Stage Zero and show off your best work!

FanimeCon Housing Bookings Start January 15

January 08, 2020

FanimeCon Housing is opening soon!

All attendees who have registered for FanimeCon before 12:00 pm on January 7th, 2020, will receive a booking window notification e-mail on January 8th, 2020.

The 2020 FanimeCon Housing Booking Windows will be as follows:

  • January 15: 7:00 am to 9:59 am, 10:00 am to 12:59 pm, 1:00 pm – 3:59 pm
  • January 16: 7:00 am to 9:59 am, 10:00 am to 12:59 pm, 1:00 pm to 3:59 pm
  • January 17: 7:00 am to 9:59 am, 10:00 am to 12:59 pm, 1:00 pm to 3:59 pm

After 4:00 pm on January 17th, all attendees will be free to book Housing regardless of their registration date.

CMR Call Center staff will have access to the list of attendees who have registered prior to 12:00 pm on January 7th in order to better assist everyone who calls or emails.

FanimeCon 2020 Registration: 10/29 at 10:00 am PDT

October 28, 2019

Hello future attendees! FanimeCon Registration opens at 10:00 am PDT tomorrow, October 29. A previous post mistakenly said that FanimeCon registration would start at 12:00 pm PDT, and that post has been corrected to reflect the correct time. We apologize for any inconvenience this might have caused.

We look forward to seeing you at FanimeCon 2020!

FanimeCon 2020 Registration Opens 10/29

October 17, 2019

Interested in attending FanimeCon 2020? Registration opens October 29 at 10:00 am PDT! The price for a full weekend is $75 through January 31.

Please take a look at the Registration FAQ for full pricing information and answers to common questions.

Artist Alley 2020 Applications Open

October 12, 2019

Artist Alley is now accepting applications!

If you have not done so already, you will need to create an account before you can submit an application. Otherwise, you’ll be able to continue through the Artist Alley registration process on the submissions site. Please visit the submissions page to either create an account or continue with the application process.

We will be accepting applications until October 14th, 12:00 pm PDT, or until 1,000 applications have been received.

For the latest information on FanimeCon Artist Alley, stay up to date on the FanimeCon Facebook and Twitter, and if you have any questions, you can check out the FAQ or email us at

Get Your Account Started for Artist Alley 2020

October 06, 2019

Account Creation for FanimeCon’s 2020 Artist Alley has begun! Please visit the FanimeCon Artist Alley application site to create your account in preparation for application submission. Application submissions begin on October 12th!

You must have an account to submit an Artist Alley application. You do not have to create an account in advance, but we highly recommend taking advantage of it to ensure that you are best prepared! Artist Alley staff have prepared some tips and important information for you to digest and get your portfolio and samples ready before actual applications are accepted. Please see the application site for all the information!

You can begin submitting your application at 8:00 am PDT on Saturday, October 12th until 12:00 pm PDT on Monday, October 14th, or until 1,000 applications are received.

For the latest information on FanimeCon Artist Alley, stay up to date on the FanimeCon Facebook and Twitter, and if you have any questions, you can check out the FAQ or email us at

Erika Harlacher

May 27, 2019

Erika Harlacher is a Los Angeles-based voice actress working in anime, video games, and cartoons. Some of her most notable roles include: Ann Takamaki (Persona 5), Sailor Star Maker (Sailor Moon), Violet Evergarden (Violet Evergarden), Elizabeth Liones (Seven Deadly Sins), Yukiko Shirato (Megalo Box), Ruler/Jeanne d’Arc (Fate/Apocrypha), Kyoko Kirigiri and Kaede Akamatsu (the Danganronpa games), Kurapika (Hunter X Hunter), Yumeko Jabami (Kakegurui), Juna Crawford (Trails of Cold Steel III), Koharu Hidaka (Hi Score Girl), Ami Kawashima (Toradora!), Hailey Anne (Yokai Watch), Crusch Karsten (Re:Zero), Luna (Konosuba), Sukuyo Mankanshoku (Kill La Kill), Sadira (Killer Instinct), Siune and Sasha (Sword Art Online), Asseylum Vers Allusia (Aldnoah.Zero), Mimori Togo (Yuki Yuna is a Hero), Emi Igawa (Your Lie in April), Claudia Enfield (The Asterisk War), Al (Lost Song), Ayesha Altugle (Atelier Ayesha), Bubbleisha (Shopkins), and many more.

FanimeCon is excited to have Erika as our first Guest of Honor for 2020!

Social Media:
Twitter: @ErikaHarlacher
Instagram: @withakinsta

Goodbye, Farewell, auf Wiedersehen, Good Night

May 27, 2019

All parties must eventually end, including FanimeCon. As last calls ring out through Dealer’s Hall and Artist Alley, cosplayers and fans alike must start packing up their cosplay and purchases to travel back to their everyday lives. We have one last event to close out this celebratory weekend: Closing Ceremonies!

Please join FanimeCon in saying farewell to our wonderful Silver Celebration! We hope you had an excellent time exploring all the events, panels, and entertainment throughout the convention halls and Silver Island. Closing Ceremonies will be on Monday from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm in SJCC Room 212. Here you can see highlights from the convention and announcements for next year’s FanimeCon, including our next theme!

FanimeCon staff would like to thank all the fans again for joining us in commemorating our 25th Anniversary! Farewell con-goers, we will see you again next year!