UCSC’s SAMA Presents SlugCon 2024 • 05/19/2024


SlugCon is UCSC’s very own anime convention, hosted by SAMA (Slug Anime & Manga Association). Admission is free!

Join SAMA at the University of California, Santa Cruz’s Merrill Cultural Center on May 19th for an Artists’ Alley, Maid Cafe, panels, games, giveaways, and more.

Source: SlugCon 2024 – A Convention Celebrating Japanese Anime Culture

FanimeCon 2024 • May 24th – 27th • San Jose, CA

FanimeCon 2024

FanimeCon is gearing up for their 30th Anniversary, May 24th – 27th, 2024 at the San Jose Convention Center.

Hirokatsu Kihara

Returning Guest of honor Hirokatsu Kihara is a highly accomplished industry veteran with a career in Manga and Anime spanning several decades.

Yuu Hayashi

Guest of honor Yuu Hayashi affiliated with Ken Production, voices anime and game characters, and also provides voices for Japanese language dubs.

Survive Said The Prophet

Fanime’s MusicFest welcomes Japanese Rock Band, Survive Said The Prophet (abbreviated as SSTP) formed in Tokyo, Japan in 2011. The band is most well-known for the hit 2019 single “Mukanjyo”, the first opening of the anime Vinland Saga.

Source: FanimeCon

FanimeCon May 27-30 in San Jose, CA Posts Schedule of Events


Fanime will present a fun filled weekend which will include: Karaoke • Stage Zero • Party Quiz • Virtual MusicFest • Dealers Room • Artist Alley • Dance • Gaming Hall • Panels • Manga Lounge • Food Court • Fashion Shows • Speed Dating • Black & White Ball • Maid Cafe • Note: Events may be capacity limited.

Source: Grid Schedule « FanimeCon | May 27-30, 2022 | San Jose, CA