AnimeCons TV Episode Guide


Season 9 Episode List

Episode 947
2017 & 2018 Predictions
It's time to review our 2017 convention predictions and make new ones for 2018.
Release Date:
December 11, 2017
Running Time:
22:16
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty, Doug Wilder, Elizabeth O'Malley, Shiva, and Robert "Sketch" Scholz

Episode 946
Best of 2017
We've compiled our con reports, bloopers, and other special moments into one episode that tells the tale of our con experiences for 2017.
Release Date:
December 4, 2017
Running Time:
22:02
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty, Doug Wilder, Elizabeth O'Malley, Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Shiva, and Svetlana Chmakova

Episode 945
Anime NYC 2017 Report
The first Anime NYC was held in New York City (obviously) and Doug was there to kick it off with their first panel.
Release Date:
November 27, 2017
Running Time:
16:38
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 944
Cosplay Help: Cosplaying While Pregnant
Is there another little cosplayer on the way? Shiva returns to share her experiences cosplaying while pregnant.
Release Date:
November 20, 2017
Running Time:
11:50
Hosted by:
Shiva

Episode 943
BlizzCon 2017 Report
Overwatch, Hearthstone, World of Warcraft, Heroes of the Storm, Starcraft, and Diablo fans unite for Blizzard Entertainment's annual convention, BlizzCon.
Release Date:
November 13, 2017
Running Time:
24:25
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 942
November 2017 Feedback
Doug responds to viewer questions and comments in our final feedback episode of 2017.
Release Date:
November 6, 2017
Running Time:
11:07
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 941
Mini-Episode Collection
Some episode ideas didn't turn out to be long enough to be their own episode...so we combined them into one!
Release Date:
October 30, 2017
Running Time:
7:25
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty, Shiva, Elizabeth O'Malley, Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Patrick O'Malley, and Doug Wilder

Episode 940
Cosplay Help: Rotary Tools
Learn to use a rotary tool (like a Dremel) to cut, sand, and shape plastic or wood for your cosplay props.
Release Date:
October 23, 2017
Running Time:
15:47
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 939
Cosplay Help: Making Stencils
Use stencils to make painting your costume fabric easier by using freezer paper. Elizabeth shows you how!
Release Date:
October 16, 2017
Running Time:
10:29
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 938
October 2017 Feedback
Viewer comments on Otakon, Crunchyroll Expo, Plastic City Comic Con, and more from Viga in this month's feedback.
Release Date:
October 9, 2017
Running Time:
15:29
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 937
Viga Interview
Viga, creator of "The Idols of Anime" and Otakon panelist, sits down to talk conventions and panels with AnimeCons TV's Doug Wilder.
Release Date:
October 2, 2017
Running Time:
21:36
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 936
Boston Comic Con 2017 Report
We headed to Boston Comic Con to see their first year in a new venue and under new management.
Release Date:
September 25, 2017
Running Time:
11:52
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 935
Kraken Con Cosplay Day 2017 Report
Kraken Con returned to the USS Hornet for a cosplay day full of cosplay events on an aircraft carrier.
Release Date:
September 18, 2017
Running Time:
7:09
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 934
Crunchyroll Expo 2017 Report
The inaugural Crunchyroll Expo took place in Santa Clara, CA recently and Patrick went there to check it out.
Release Date:
September 11, 2017
Running Time:
19:53
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 933
Otakon 2017 Report
Otakon moved to Washington, DC. How well did the transition go? Doug was there to bring you a full report.
Release Date:
August 28, 2017
Running Time:
17:15
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 932
C.A.P.E. 2017 Report
C.A.P.E. is the Cosplay And Photography Expo, a convention focused on discussions and interests of cosplayers and cosplay photographers. Elizabeth reports back on how it went.
Release Date:
August 21, 2017
Running Time:
10:14
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 931
Kin-Yoobi Con 2017 Report
Kin-Yoobi Con is a small one-day anime con in the San Francisco Bay area. Patrick headed back to check it out and see how it changed from last year.
Release Date:
August 14, 2017
Running Time:
8:02
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 930
August 2017 Feedback
More cosplay repair kit ideas, bathroom emergencies, and frogs wearing pants. All that and more in this month's feedback episode!
Release Date:
August 7, 2017
Running Time:
11:30
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 929
Plastic City Comic Con 2017 Report
Fitchburg, Massachusetts was the location of Plastic City Comic Con and Elizabeth reports back from this small $2 convention.
Release Date:
July 31, 2017
Running Time:
7:41
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 928
Rancho Obi-Wan
Steve Sansweet has the largest privately held Star Wars collection in the world and created Rancho Obi-Wan as a museum where you can marvel at his amazing collection.
Release Date:
July 24, 2017
Running Time:
29:57
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty and Svetlana Chmakova

Episode 927
Cosplay Help: Repair Kits
Put together a cosplay repair kit before your next convention and you could save yourself a lot of trouble later.
Release Date:
July 17, 2017
Running Time:
12:08
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 926
Nerdtacular 2017 Report
The tenth and final(?) Nerdtacular took place in Snowbird, Utah. Put on your Frogpants and step into the Diamond Club for this report on an amazing experience!
Release Date:
July 10, 2017
Running Time:
21:36
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 925
July 2017 Feedback & PortConMaine 2017 Report
Patrick responds to monthly feedback and takes a look at the latest PortConMaine convention.
Release Date:
July 3, 2017
Running Time:
37:49
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 924
Hydra Comic Con 2017 Report
The organizers of Kraken Con started a comic con in Santa Clara, California. Watch our report and find out how it went.
Release Date:
June 26, 2017
Running Time:
15:09
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 923
AnimeNEXT 2017 Report
Atlantic City, New Jersey was the site of AnimeNEXT 2017 and Doug went there to report along with Xan and Tom Winnicki.
Release Date:
June 19, 2017
Running Time:
25:32
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder with Xan and Tom Winnicki

Episode 922
Don't Be That Guy with Photos
Don't be creepy or a nuisance when taking photos at conventions. We've got examples on how to recognize if you're becoming "That Guy".
Release Date:
June 12, 2017
Running Time:
3:00
Hosted by:
Patrick O'Malley, Doug Wilder, Elizabeth O'Malley, Shiva, Patrick Delahanty, and Robert "Sketch" Scholz with Gale, Ken Tobin, and Kim Norton

Episode 921
June 2017 Feedback
Many people shared what they do with their convention badges and they had a variety of creative ideas.
Release Date:
June 5, 2017
Running Time:
10:22
Hosted by:
Robert "Sketch" Scholz

Episode 920
What to Do with Convention Badges
Do you keep them or throw them out? How do you store them if you keep them? We share a few badge ideas.
Release Date:
May 29, 2017
Running Time:
21:03
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty and Doug Wilder

Episode 919
Staff Talk: What To Do for Panelists
Get quality panels for your convention by following Doug's recommendations on recruiting and providing for panelists.
Release Date:
May 22, 2017
Running Time:
12:53
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 918
Cosplay Help: Pockets
Pockets are amazing to have in your cosplay. Elizabeth walks you through the simple process of adding hidden pockets into a skirt or pants.
Release Date:
May 15, 2017
Running Time:
15:36
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 917
May 2017 Feedback
Star Wars Celebration, the fate of Anime Fan Fest, and questions about someone's first con.
Release Date:
May 8, 2017
Running Time:
21:54
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 916
Silicon Valley Comic Con 2017 Report
A look at Steve Wozniak's Silicon Valley Comic Con as it holds its second year in San Jose, California.
Release Date:
May 1, 2017
Running Time:
17:36
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 915
Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017 Report
Doug was one with The Force at this year's Star Wars Celebration in Orlando, Florida. Learn what it was like to be on the show floor.
Release Date:
April 24, 2017
Running Time:
17:09
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 914
Kitchener Comic Con 2017 Report
Svet visited Kitchener Comic Con in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada and reports back on the artists, cosplayers, and dining options at this small event.
Release Date:
April 17, 2017
Running Time:
5:34
Hosted by:
Svetlana Chmakova

Episode 913
April 2017 Feedback
Convention over-saturation? Katsucon issues? Rob talks about this and more in our monthly feedback episode.
Release Date:
April 10, 2017
Running Time:
12:47
Hosted by:
Robert "Sketch" Scholz

Episode 912
Cosplay Help: Prop Making Techniques
Learn a variety of methods to make your next cosplay prop with Sketch and Elizabeth.
Release Date:
March 27, 2017
Running Time:
8:59
Hosted by:
Robert "Sketch" Scholz and Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 911
Katsucon 2017 Report
Katsucon took place in National Harbor, Maryland and Doug went to check out the cosplay and panels...
Release Date:
March 20, 2017
Running Time:
11:40
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 910
Tips for Driving to a Convention
Road trip! Elizabeth shares tips for having the best experience when driving to a con.
Release Date:
March 13, 2017
Running Time:
9:50
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley with Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Shiva, Liz, and Bry

Episode 909
March 2017 Feedback
Doug responds to questions and comments sent in by AnimeCons TV viewers over the last few weeks.
Release Date:
March 6, 2017
Running Time:
10:36
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 908
Gallifrey One 2017 Report
Take a step into the TARDIS and hear all about Gallifrey One, the oldest Doctor Who convention in the US.
Release Date:
February 27, 2017
Running Time:
10:44
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 907
Cosplay Help: Masquerade Expectations
It can be scary entering a costume contest for your first time. Elizabeth helps set your expectations so your cosplay can shine!
Release Date:
February 13, 2017
Running Time:
7:11
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 906
LumaCon 2017 Report
LumaCon returned for its third year and Patrick was there. Hear all about this great little con.
Release Date:
February 6, 2017
Running Time:
8:34
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 905
January 2017 Feedback
It's our first feedback episode of 2017 and we've got two months of stuff to catch up on!
Release Date:
January 30, 2017
Running Time:
21:03
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 904
Panel Rejection
Did your panel idea get rejected? Doug explains some common reasons and how to avoid being rejected next time.
Release Date:
January 23, 2017
Running Time:
14:41
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 903
Cosplay Help: Planning & Organization
Get tips to plan your cosplay and be more organized with all your cosplay projects.
Release Date:
January 16, 2017
Running Time:
20:11
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 902
SacAnime Winter 2017 Report
Sacramento's SacAnime kicks off our convention reports for 2017 with their winter edition.
Release Date:
January 9, 2017
Running Time:
14:51
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 901
Largest Anime Conventions of 2016
Has anime convention attendance plateaued? Find out which of the largest cons have had slower growth and which have declined in our annual look at the largest anime cons in the United States and Canada for the past year.
Release Date:
January 2, 2017
Running Time:
24:25
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Season 8 Episode List


Episode 848
2016 Year in Review
The entire AnimeCons TV team looks back on the good, the bad, and the ugly from the 2016 convention year.
Release Date:
December 19, 2016
Running Time:
1:06:49
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty, Doug Wilder, Elizabeth O'Malley, Shiva, Robert "Sketch" Scholz, and Reuben Mahar

Episode 847
Best of 2016
We've compiled our con reports, interviews, and other special moments into one episode that tells the tale of our con experiences for 2016.
Release Date:
December 12, 2016
Running Time:
27:02
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty, Elizabeth O'Malley, Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Shiva, Doug Wilder, Reuben Mahar, Svetlana Chmakova, Charles Dunbar, Shannon Morse, Lindsey Daugherty, and Stephen Daugherty

Episode 846
2016 & 2017 Predictions
It's time to review our 2016 convention predictions and make new ones for 2017.
Release Date:
December 5, 2016
Running Time:
21:08
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty, Doug Wilder, Elizabeth O'Malley, Shiva, Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Reuben Mahar, and Svetlana Chmakova

Episode 845
Fall Kraken Con 2016 Report
Our final con report of 2016 is from the fall edition of Kraken Con in Oakland, California. It was as great as ever, but there's no spring edition in 2017?! Watch and find out why.
Release Date:
November 28, 2016
Running Time:
11:50
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 844
November 2016 Feedback
Elizabeth responds to our final feedback episode of 2016 and explains how to get a list of cons on your Amazon Echo.
Release Date:
November 21, 2016
Running Time:
13:42
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 843
BlizzCon 2016 Report
Fans of Overwatch, World of Warcraft, Diablo III, Heroes of the Storm, Starcraft II, and Hearthstone flocked to the 10th BlizzCon in Anaheim.
Release Date:
November 14, 2016
Running Time:
23:51
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty, Lindsey Daugherty, and Stephen Daugherty

Episode 842
Another Anime Con 2016 Report
Another anime con by the name of Another Anime Con was recently held in Manchester, NH and Movie Phone Guy was there to report back to us.
Release Date:
October 31, 2016
Running Time:
10:22
Hosted by:
Reuben Mahar

Episode 841
October 2016 Feedback
Advice for some artists as Svetlana Chmakova hosts this month's feedback episode.
Release Date:
October 24, 2016
Running Time:
11:14
Hosted by:
Svetlana Chmakova

Episode 840
Sailor Moon Exhibition
The Sailor Moon Exhibition took place in Tokyo this year. Get an inside look at the exclusive event!
Release Date:
October 17, 2016
Running Time:
6:29
Hosted by:
Shiva

Episode 839
Panel Tech
Be prepared for whatever tech a convention may have for your panel. Doug recommends what to do to be ready for any situation.
Release Date:
October 10, 2016
Running Time:
10:55
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 838
Wine Country Comic Con and Santa Rosa Toy & Comic Con
We went to two feuding conventions on the same day. Find out what the deal is with Wine Country Comic Con and Santa Rosa Toy & Comic Con.
Release Date:
October 3, 2016
Running Time:
13:59
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 837
September 2016 Feedback
Shiva and Sketch respond to this month's questions and comments. Should you start a new con? NO!
Release Date:
September 26, 2016
Running Time:
10:00
Hosted by:
Shiva and Robert "Sketch" Scholz

Episode 836
Cosplay Help: Hot Glue Tricks
Hot glue is for more than sticking things together. Elizabeth shares some tricks to create details on your costume using hot glue.
Release Date:
September 19, 2016
Running Time:
9:42
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 835
SacAnime Summer 2016 Report
SacAnime Summer 2016 took place on Labor Day weekend in Sacramento, CA. Patrick and Shannon headed up to check it out...
Release Date:
September 12, 2016
Running Time:
25:15
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty and Shannon Morse

Episode 834
Pokémon Voice Actors Interview
We sat down for an exclusive interview with five Pokémon voice actors to talk about conventions.
Release Date:
September 5, 2016
Running Time:
11:22
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 833
August 2016 Feedback
This month's feedback episode discusses feedback at cons, Kin-Yoobi Con's history, and much more...
Release Date:
August 29, 2016
Running Time:
12:34
Hosted by:
Robert "Sketch" Scholz and Patrick Delahanty

Episode 832
Otakon 2016 Report
It's Otakon's final year in Baltimore before moving to DC. Doug and Charles discuss their experiences.
Release Date:
August 22, 2016
Running Time:
25:55
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder with Charles Dunbar

Episode 831
Cosplay Help: Thibra
Thibra is a new thermoplastic which can be used by cosplayers to create armor, props, and other solid objects.
Release Date:
August 15, 2016
Running Time:
13:27
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 830
Kin-Yoobi Con 2016 Report
Kin-Yoobi Con is a small one-day anime con in the San Francisco Bay area. Patrick headed down to check it out and bring you this report.
Release Date:
August 8, 2016
Running Time:
8:34
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 829
Going to Cons on the Cheap
Conventions can be expensive to attend, but Sketch, Elizabeth, and Patrick have some great tips to pay less.
Release Date:
August 1, 2016
Running Time:
8:43
Hosted by:
Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Elizabeth O'Malley, and Patrick Delahanty

Episode 828
July 2016 Feedback
Questions, comments, and corrections... We received a record amount of feedback from our fans.
Release Date:
July 25, 2016
Running Time:
22:05
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 827
What to Do at Boring Conventions
Don't sit bored at a con. There's plenty of other stuff to do even if the con itself is boring.
Release Date:
July 18, 2016
Running Time:
11:15
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 826
Cosplay Help: Zippers (Part 2)
Most costumes need zippers of some kind even if they're invisible, so Elizabeth demonstrates how to sew in an invisible zipper.
Release Date:
July 11, 2016
Running Time:
14:27
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 825
PortConMaine 2016 Report
PortConMaine never disappoints and this year they outdid themselves by expanding to reduce overcrowding.
Release Date:
July 4, 2016
Running Time:
6:49
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 824
June 2016 Feedback
"Anime" cons that aren't anime cons, getting a hotel room at age 17, and a 6-foot Pikachu? All that and more!
Release Date:
June 27, 2016
Running Time:
13:15
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 823
Wizard World
You've probably been tempted by a Wizard World convention. Is it worth it? No. Watch to find out why.
Release Date:
June 20, 2016
Running Time:
12:30
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 822
Cosplay Help: Staying Cool in Costume
Want to be cool like Doug? He's got some tips on how to avoid heat exhaustion in your costume.
Release Date:
June 13, 2016
Running Time:
13:51
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 821
Cosplay Help: Makeup
Elizabeth demonstrates makeup application tips for a couple different looks.
Release Date:
June 6, 2016
Running Time:
24:02
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 820
May 2016 Feedback
Sketch and Shiva respond to your comments and questions from May 2016.
Release Date:
May 30, 2016
Running Time:
6:52
Hosted by:
Robert "Sketch" Scholz and Shiva

Episode 819
Anime Fan Fest 2016 Report
It's a new anime convention in a familiar facility. Charles and Doug share their thoughts on Anime Fan Fest.
Release Date:
May 23, 2016
Running Time:
14:48
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder and Charles Dunbar

Episode 818
Cosplay Help: Worbla Wrapping
Make amazing looking cosplay props by wrapping a mold in Worbla. Sketch walks you through his process.
Release Date:
May 9, 2016
Running Time:
7:30
Hosted by:
Robert Scholz

Episode 817
Spring Kraken Con 2016 Report
It's time for Kraken Con once again and Patrick is joined by Hak5's Shannon Morse to talk about the Bay Area's best fan convention.
Release Date:
May 2, 2016
Running Time:
8:57
Hosted by:
Shannon Morse and Patrick Delahanty

Episode 816
April 2016 Feedback
Patrick responds to the previous four weeks of feedback from the show floor at Kraken Con Spring 2016, plus some news about some of the AnimeCons TV cast.
Release Date:
April 25, 2016
Running Time:
11:03
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 815
Bangor Comic & Toy Con 2016 Report
Reuben (aka "Movie Phone Guy") explores Bangor Comic & Toy Con in Bangor, Maine and talks with attendees.
Release Date:
April 18, 2016
Running Time:
14:08
Hosted by:
Reuben Mahar

Episode 814
Silicon Valley Comic Con 2016
Fr. Robert Ballecer and Patrick Delahanty report from the floor of Silicon Valley Comic Con in San Jose, California.
Release Date:
April 11, 2016
Running Time:
53:22
Hosted by:
Fr. Robert Ballecer and Patrick Delahanty

Episode 813
Anime Boston 2016 Report
The largest anime con in the northeast, Anime Boston, was held over Easter weekend and Elizabeth has a full report.
Release Date:
April 4, 2016
Running Time:
28:46
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 812
March 2016 Feedback
Elizabeth responds to questions and comments we've received over the last month and talks about what's coming up on AnimeCons TV.
Release Date:
March 21, 2016
Running Time:
16:32
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 811
Staff Talk: Panel Scheduling
Patrick shares his surprisingly easy analog technique for successful panel scheduling.
Release Date:
March 14, 2016
Running Time:
3:30
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 810
Artists' Alley: The Plan (Revised)
Svetlana revises her plan for artists' alley based upon her recent convention appearances.
Release Date:
March 7, 2016
Running Time:
5:32
Hosted by:
Svetlana Chmakova

Episode 809
Making an Episode
For our 200th episode, we go behind the scenes and show you the making of a typical episode.
Release Date:
February 29, 2016
Running Time:
9:50
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 808
February 2016 Feedback
Doug responds to our latest feedback and kicks off a hunt for the world's first anime music video.
Release Date:
February 22, 2016
Running Time:
9:59
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 807
Staff Talk: Social Media for Conventions
Learn the essentials of getting your convention on social media. Patrick explains where you need to be and how to sign up.
Release Date:
February 15, 2016
Running Time:
30:43
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 806
Cosplay Help: Craftsmanship Judging
If you enter a cosplay competition at a con, you might sign up for craftsmanship judging. Elizabeth walks you through the process and lets you know what to expect.
Release Date:
February 8, 2016
Running Time:
7:42
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 805
LumaCon 2016 Report
You've never heard of LumaCon and will probably never attend it, but Patrick explains why it's a wonderful idea.
Release Date:
February 1, 2016
Running Time:
6:23
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 804
January 2016 Feedback
Our first monthly feedback episode of 2016 features a lot of comments on the Ten Largest Anime Cons of 2015.
Release Date:
January 25, 2016
Running Time:
22:03
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 803
Staff Talk: Being a Nice Staffer
Doug shares some advice on communicating with attendees and being a nicer convention staff member.
Release Date:
January 18, 2016
Running Time:
16:48
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 802
Sac-Anime Winter 2016 Report
Starting the new year off with a con, we headed to Sac-Anime Winter 2016 in Sacramento, CA.
Release Date:
January 11, 2016
Running Time:
15:58
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 801
Ten Largest Anime Conventions of 2015
It's time for AnimeCons.com's annual list of the ten largest anime conventions in North America in 2015.
Release Date:
January 4, 2016
Running Time:
17:42
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Season 7 Episode List


Episode 748
2015 Year in Review
The entire AnimeCons TV team looks back on the good, the bad, and the ugly from the 2015 convention year.
Release Date:
December 21, 2015
Running Time:
58:02
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty, Svetlana Chmakova, Elizabeth O'Malley, Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Shiva, Doug Wilder

Episode 747
Best of 2015
We've compiled our con reports, feedback, and other special moments into one episode that tells the tale of our con experiences for 2015.
Release Date:
December 14, 2015
Running Time:
29:43
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty, Doug Wilder, Elizabeth O'Malley, Shiva, Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Stephen Daugherty, Svetlana Chmakova, Charles Dunbar

Episode 746
Starting a Convention (Part 2 of 2)
Here's the second half of Patrick's panel on starting and running a convention along with some audience Q&A.
Release Date:
December 7, 2015
Running Time:
26:44
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 745
Starting a Convention (Part 1 of 2)
Have you decided to start a convention? Patrick is the founder of AnimeCons.com, has started two conventions, and is here to tell you why it’s a bad idea...but how to do it well if you really want to do it.
Release Date:
November 30, 2015
Running Time:
36:49
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 744
November 2015 Feedback
Patrick responds to fan letters from the last month, explains how we decide who does what episode, and talks about upcoming episodes.
Release Date:
November 23, 2015
Running Time:
15:43
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 743
Staff Talk: Facilities Communication
Communication between a convention and a hotel is very important. Doug shares some helpful advice for Facilities Liaisons.
Release Date:
November 16, 2015
Running Time:
13:06
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 742
SNAFU Con 2015
Patrick returns to SNAFU Con, an anime con held at the Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks, Nevada.
Release Date:
November 9, 2015
Running Time:
9:50
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 741
Cosplay Help: Appliqué
Elizabeth demonstrates how to create and attach an appliqué for your next costume.
Release Date:
November 2, 2015
Running Time:
19:29
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 740
October 2015 Feedback & MICE Report
Doug checks our feedback for October 2015 and does a quick con report on the Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo.
Release Date:
October 26, 2015
Running Time:
11:11
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 739
Cosplay Help: Resin Casting
Sketch and Shiva explain and demonstrate resin casting techniques to make gems, jewels, medallions, and hilts.
Release Date:
October 19, 2015
Running Time:
30:09
Hosted by:
Sketch and Shiva

Episode 738
Star Wars Costuming
Learn about the 501st and Rebel Legion, where they are, how to join, and how to use the force.
Release Date:
October 12, 2015
Running Time:
19:30
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 737
Fall Kraken Con 2015
The USS Hornet played home to this fall's Kraken Con. An anime con on a freakin' aircraft carrier! ...and it was amazing!
Release Date:
October 5, 2015
Running Time:
8:44
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 736
September 2015 Feedback
Shiva and Sketch take a turn diving into our virtual mailbag to see what gems our viewers have sent to us this month.
Release Date:
September 28, 2015
Running Time:
11:33
Hosted by:
Shiva and Robert "Sketch" Scholz

Episode 735
Your First Anime Convention
Find out what you need to do before your first convention and what to expect when you attend your first con.
Release Date:
September 21, 2015
Running Time:
18:55
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 734
Our First Anime Conventions
The AnimeCons TV cast shares the stories of their first visits to an anime convention.
Release Date:
September 14, 2015
Running Time:
4:38
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty, Elizabeth O'Malley, Doug Wilder, Shiva, Robert "Sketch" Scholz

Episode 733
Artists' Alley: The Result
Svetlana's back from San Japan to report on the results of her artists' alley efforts. Did it all go according to plan?
Release Date:
August 31, 2015
Running Time:
7:21
Hosted by:
Svetlana Chmakova

Episode 732
August 2015 Feedback
Patrick responds to this month's feedback, talks about traffic flow, and shares poll results.
Release Date:
August 24, 2015
Running Time:
19:53
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 731
Otakuthon 2015
Bonjour Canada! Patrick visits a convention in Quebec for the first time, Otakuthon. Find out why it's so popular for 20,000 fans.
Release Date:
August 17, 2015
Running Time:
16:44
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 730
San Japan 2015
It's AnimeCons TV's first visit to San Japan! Find out what we thought of one of the largest anime cons in Texas.
Release Date:
August 10, 2015
Running Time:
14:22
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 729
Otakon 2015
How did Otakon 2015 go this year? Doug Wilder and Charles Dunbar give you the scoop.
Release Date:
August 3, 2015
Running Time:
25:41
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder with Charles Dunbar

Episode 728
July 2015 Feedback
Elizabeth shares some YouTube, e-mail, and voice mail feedback from AnimeCons TV fans.
Release Date:
July 27, 2015
Running Time:
19:16
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 727
Artists' Alley: The Plan
Manga author Svetlana Chmakova is making plans to participate in artists' alley. She has gathered tips for a successful experience and is now sharing them with you!
Release Date:
July 20, 2015
Running Time:
12:11
Hosted by:
Svetlana Chmakova

Episode 726
Cosplay Help: Sewing Patterns (Part 3)
Elizabeth offers suggestions on finding the right pattern for your next costume.
Release Date:
July 13, 2015
Running Time:
10:37
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 725
PortConMaine 2015
Patrick made his 13th visit to PortConMaine recently and is back to tell you all about it... again.
Release Date:
July 6, 2015
Running Time:
13:41
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 724
June 2015 Feedback
Patrick shares some YouTube, e-mail, and Twitter feedback from AnimeCons TV fans.
Release Date:
June 29, 2015
Running Time:
12:29
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 723
Cosplay Help: Apps
Learn what helpful apps you can use when planning or creating your next costume.
Release Date:
June 22, 2015
Running Time:
12:32
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 722
AnimeNEXT Versus PortConMaine
We turn AnimeNEXT and PortConMaine's attendees against each other in Versus.
Release Date:
June 15, 2015
Running Time:
6:29
Hosted by:
Shiva and Gale

Episode 721
FanimeCon 2015
Patrick is joined by Stephen Daugherty to talk about FanimeCon in San Jose, California.
Release Date:
June 8, 2015
Running Time:
17:32
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty with Stephen Daugherty

Episode 720
May 2015 Feedback
Doug responds to some YouTube comments, tweets, and e-mails from AnimeCons TV fans.
Release Date:
June 1, 2015
Running Time:
14:09
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 719
Cosplay Help: Using Foam
Use foam to make armor for your next costume.
Release Date:
May 25, 2015
Running Time:
14:36
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 718
Anime vs. Non-Anime Conventions
Have you only been to other events and never gone to an anime con? You may be more familiar with them than you think!
Release Date:
May 11, 2015
Running Time:
5:01
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 717
Spring Kraken Con 2015
Svetlana and Patrick discuss their visit to Spring Kraken Con 2015 in Oakland, CA.
Release Date:
May 4, 2015
Running Time:
18:20
Hosted by:
Svetlana Chmakova and Patrick Delahanty

Episode 716
April 2015 Feedback
Sketch digs through the AnimeCons TV mailbag for your feedback, questions, and comments from the past month.
Release Date:
April 27, 2015
Running Time:
12:44
Hosted by:
Robert Scholz

Episode 715
Preparing Food in Your Hotel Room
Learn how to save money by bringing your own food and preparing it in your hotel room.
Release Date:
April 20, 2015
Running Time:
4:47
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 714
Failures of Spin-Off Conventions
Why has every spin-off of a successful anime con been a failure? Patrick and Doug discuss.
Release Date:
April 13, 2015
Running Time:
31:51
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty and Doug Wilder

Episode 713
Cosplay Help: Mockups
Create a mock-up of your costume before attempting to create it with expensive fabric. Elizabeth shows you how.
Release Date:
March 30, 2015
Running Time:
16:09
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 712
March 2015 Feedback
Shiva and Elizabeth are joined by Banana in this month's hilarious feedback episode!
Release Date:
March 23, 2015
Running Time:
12:05
Hosted by:
Shiva and Elizabeth O'Malley with Robert "Sketch" Scholz

Episode 711
Harassment at Conventions
Harassment is a real problem anywhere. Doug shares some advice on how to handle it at conventions.
Release Date:
March 16, 2015
Running Time:
8:52
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 710
Don't Be That Guy in Panels
Don't be disruptive in panels. We've got examples on how to recognize if you're becoming "That Guy".
Release Date:
March 9, 2015
Running Time:
6:33
Hosted by:
Robert Scholz, Elizabeth O'Malley, Shiva, Patrick O'Malley, Jamila Sisco

Episode 709
Day-Tripping to a Convention
Day-tripping to a convention? Patrick has some tips on what to bring and how to carry it.
Release Date:
March 2, 2015
Running Time:
9:03
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 708
February 2015 Feedback
Are we hiring? Doug answers this and other questions in this month's feedback episode.
Release Date:
February 23, 2015
Running Time:
13:07
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 707
Packing for a Convention
Packing for a convention? Elizabeth shares some tips to make sure you pack efficiently and don't forget anything.
Release Date:
February 16, 2015
Running Time:
5:18
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley and Patrick O'Malley with Patrick Delahanty

Episode 706
AOD 2015
We return to AOD at the Hyatt SFO in San Francisco to see what improvements they've made since last year.
Release Date:
February 9, 2015
Running Time:
12:53
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 705
Peter Cullen Interview
Transform and roll out for our interview with the legendary Peter Cullen, the voice of Optimus Prime!
Release Date:
February 2, 2015
Running Time:
18:10
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 704
January 2015 Feedback
Elizabeth shares some YouTube, Twitter, and voice mail feedback from AnimeCons TV fans.
Release Date:
January 26, 2015
Running Time:
9:04
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 703
Writing a Successful Panel Application
Doug shares some tips for writing a good panel application that has a greater chance to get accepted.
Release Date:
January 19, 2015
Running Time:
13:47
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 702
SacAnime Winter 2015
The winter edition of SacAnime took place last weekend and we returned to kick the year off with this Sacramento anime con.
Release Date:
January 12, 2015
Running Time:
12:08
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 701
Ten Largest Anime Conventions of 2014
It's time for AnimeCons.com's annual list of the ten largest anime conventions in North America in 2014.
Release Date:
January 5, 2015
Running Time:
11:17
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Season 6 Episode List


Episode 648
2014 Year in Review
The entire podcast crew reunites once again to discuss the good and bad of the 2014 convention year.
Release Date:
December 22, 2014
Running Time:
44:46
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty, Elizabeth O'Malley, Shiva and Sketch Scholz, and Doug Wilder

Episode 647
Best of 2014
We've compiled our con reports, interviews, and other special moments into one episode that tells the tale of our con experiences for 2014.
Release Date:
December 15, 2014
Running Time:
39:53
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 646
Helpful Apps to Have at Conventions
These apps will help make your convention experience easier and they're all free!
Release Date:
December 8, 2014
Running Time:
21:21
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 645
Gift Ideas for Cosplayers
Looking for gift ideas for your cosplayer friends? Elizabeth has plenty of great gift suggestions!
Release Date:
December 1, 2014
Running Time:
11:49
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 644
November 2014 Feedback
Sketch is joined by Ooga Booga to respond to the questions and comments sent in to AnimeCons TV by our viewers.
Release Date:
November 17, 2014
Running Time:
10:11
Hosted by:
Robert "Sketch" Scholz

Episode 643
Cosplay Help: Sewing Patterns (Part 2)
Sewing pattern instructions continue with Elizabeth's second installment. Learn to use patterns to make Gadget!
Release Date:
November 10, 2014
Running Time:
11:03
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 642
Staffing a Convention
What is involved in staffing a convention? Doug and Patrick answer some frequently asked questions.
Release Date:
November 3, 2014
Running Time:
33:43
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder and Patrick Delahanty

Episode 641
SNAFU Con 2014
Patrick visits SNAFU Con 2014 in Reno, Nevada. Does the convention live up to its name? Watch and fi
Release Date:
October 27, 2014
Running Time:
11:11
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 640
October 2014 Feedback
Elizabeth responds to comments and tweets in this month's feedback episode and gives a preview of upcoming episodes.
Release Date:
October 20, 2014
Running Time:
8:57
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 639
Fall Kraken Con 2014
Six months later, Patrick returns to Kraken Con for their 2-day fall edition. Find out what changed and how the convention handled expanding to a second day.
Release Date:
October 13, 2014
Running Time:
13:41
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 638
Cosplay Help: Sewing Patterns (Part 1)
Elizabeth has some helpful advice for using sewing patterns when making your next costume.
Release Date:
October 6, 2014
Running Time:
16:21
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 637
Post-Con Depression
Do you get down in the dumps after getting home from a convention? You may suffer from PCD: Post-Con Depression.
Release Date:
September 29, 2014
Running Time:
6:08
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 636
September 2014 Feedback
Doug's back this week to respond to your feedback and let you know what we've got coming up in the next few months.
Release Date:
September 22, 2014
Running Time:
8:17
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 635
Tony Oliver Interview
Voice actor Tony Oliver sits down with Doug at Otakon 2014 to share his thoughts on conventions.
Release Date:
September 15, 2014
Running Time:
6:56
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 634
Cosplay Help: Interfacing
What is interfacing and how to do use it? Shiva demonstrates how to make a bow using interfacing.
Release Date:
September 8, 2014
Running Time:
13:22
Hosted by:
Shiva

Episode 633
Otakon 2014
Doug and Charles report back from Otakon 2014 with details on the registration line, panels, and concerts.
Release Date:
August 25, 2014
Running Time:
16:04
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder and Charles Dunbar

Episode 632
August 2014 Feedback
Lots of people weighed in on our Red Flags of Bad Conventions episode; plus, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!
Release Date:
August 18, 2014
Running Time:
25:10
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 631
Convention Survival Skills
Recorded at ConnectiCon 2009, Patrick and Elizabeth share some essential convention survival skills.
Release Date:
August 11, 2014
Running Time:
22:48
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley and Patrick Delahanty

Episode 630
Red Flags of Bad Conventions
Learn how to spot the potential red flags of bad conventions before you get trapped at one.
Release Date:
August 4, 2014
Running Time:
28:04
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 629
Nerdtacular 2014
Put your Frogpants on and learn what happened at Nerdtacular in Utah and why it might be the best con ever!
Release Date:
July 28, 2014
Running Time:
12:56
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 628
July 2014 Feedback
Was there a live action Attack on Titan? Does Florida need another con? All this and more in our July feedback episode.
Release Date:
July 21, 2014
Running Time:
8:00
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 627
Anime Expo 2014
Anime Expo 2014 is the largest anime convention in the US. Doug reports from the front lines...and there were apparently A LOT of lines.
Release Date:
July 14, 2014
Running Time:
16:26
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 626
Exhibiting in Artists' Alley
A discussion with Melissa McCommon, author of "Epic Chaos", about organizing successful sketchjams at conventions, redrawing one's comic one too many times, and exhibiting in the artists' alley.
Release Date:
July 7, 2014
Running Time:
25:07
Hosted by:
Svetlana Chmakova

Episode 625
PortConMaine 2014
Patrick steps down from staffing PortConMaine so that he finally gets to tell everyone what he likes about the con. Do you want to go to PortCon?
Release Date:
June 29, 2014
Running Time:
17:58
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 624
June 2014 Feedback
Viewer-submitted con reports on Anime Boston, AnimeNEXT, and Colossalcon are the bulk of our feedback this month.
Release Date:
June 23, 2014
Running Time:
12:59
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 623
Cosplay Help: Organizing Everything
Get tips for sorting and storing your cosplay stuff from Shiva.
Release Date:
June 16, 2014
Running Time:
18:02
Hosted by:
Shiva

Episode 622
Anime Central 2014
DJM, Brandon Cooper, and Petey Rave talk about their time at Anime Central 2014.
Release Date:
June 9, 2014
Running Time:
7:56
Hosted by:
DJM, Brandon Cooper, and Petey Rave with Patrick Delahanty

Episode 621
Big Wow ComicFest 2014
Patrick returns to Big Wow ComicFest in San Jose, California to see how they've expanded since his visit last year.
Release Date:
June 2, 2014
Running Time:
8:39
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 620
May 2014 Feedback
E-mail, Twitter, and YouTube comments, and a video from Movie Phone Guy are all part of this month's feedback.
Release Date:
May 26, 2014
Running Time:
10:09
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 619
Riki LeCotey Interview
Patrick sits down with Riki LeCotey, star of Heroes of Cosplay, to talk about cons from long ago and what's coming up on the show this season.
Release Date:
May 19, 2014
Running Time:
22:26
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 618
User Suggestions for AnimeCons.com
This week, it's not podcast feedback...it's web site feedback. Patrick reviews suggestions people have made for AnimeCons.com.
Release Date:
May 12, 2014
Running Time:
18:41
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 617
Planning for a Panel
Doug and Elizabeth offer some helpful advice to anyone thinking about running their first panel at a convention.
Release Date:
May 5, 2014
Running Time:
10:31
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder and Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 616
April 2014 Feedback
It's time for monthly feedback with reports from PAX East 2014, questions about planning for a panel, and what to do about sex offenders.
Release Date:
April 28, 2014
Running Time:
10:11
Hosted by:
Robert "Sketch" Scholz and Shiva

Episode 615
Finding Conventions Near You
Patrick Delahanty, the creator of AnimeCons.com, walks you through the process of finding, tracking, and rating conventions.
Release Date:
April 21, 2014
Running Time:
14:36
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 614
Spring Kraken Con 2014
Kraken Con is back again in Oakland, California. This one-day con saw 50% growth since their last con in October, so they've got to be doing something right. Watch and find out why it's so good!
Release Date:
April 14, 2014
Running Time:
9:04
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 613
Anime Boston 2014
Shiva and Sketch have returned from another year at Anime Boston. How well did the staff handle over 25,000 attendees? Watch and find out!
Release Date:
April 7, 2014
Running Time:
15:38
Hosted by:
Shiva and Robert "Sketch" Scholz

Episode 612
March 2014 Feedback
We've got a viewer report from Katsucon. Also, are body pillows a good way to make your start in artists' alley? Find out in our latest feedback episode!
Release Date:
March 30, 2014
Running Time:
8:42
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 611
Cosplay Help: Bias Tape
All about bias tape! Learn how to use single and double-sided bias tape, different methods to sew it on, and how to make your own bias tape.
Release Date:
March 17, 2014
Running Time:
25:42
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 610
Gallifrey One 2014
Gallifrey One is one of the best conventions for Doctor Who fans in the world. Patrick visited it again for its 25th timey-wimey year.
Release Date:
March 10, 2014
Running Time:
12:05
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 609
Katsucon 2014
Sketch and Shiva braved a severe snowstorm to report from Katsucon 2014. Watch to find out if their 12 hour car ride paid off.
Release Date:
March 3, 2014
Running Time:
18:57
Hosted by:
Robert "Sketch" Scholz and Shiva

Episode 608
February 2014 Feedback
We've got lots of feedback from you this month, so we'll answer your questions and present a list of anime conventions through April.
Release Date:
February 24, 2014
Running Time:
11:47
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 607
Frederik L. Schodt Interview
Doug sat down with Frederik L. Schodt, famed translator, interpreter and writer. Hear what the noted Tezuka translator and author has to say about anime conventions.
Release Date:
February 17, 2014
Running Time:
7:52
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 606
AOD 2014
AOD 2014 took place in San Francisco this January. Patrick checked out the con to see what they had going on and reports from the convention.
Release Date:
February 10, 2014
Running Time:
8:41
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 605
100th Episode
After five years, we've hit 100 episodes! Join us as we look back at the changes in the last five years and share some bloopers.
Release Date:
February 3, 2014
Running Time:
36:50
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty, Doug Wilder, Elizabeth O'Malley, Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Gale, and Shiva

Episode 604
January 2014 Feedback
For the first time in 2014, we dip into our voice mails and e-mails. Plus, we share upcoming conventions for the next couple months.
Release Date:
January 27, 2014
Running Time:
7:45
Hosted by:
Robert "Sketch" Scholz and Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 603
Otakon Vegas 2014
Otakon recently tried their luck with a spin-off convention in the city of sin. Doug tells us if what happens in Baltimore worked in Vegas.
Release Date:
January 20, 2014
Running Time:
6:29
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 602
SacAnime Winter 2014
Shannon Morse (from Hak5 and Threatwire) joins Patrick as they discuss their trip to SacAnime in Sacramento, CA.
Release Date:
January 13, 2014
Running Time:
9:11
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty and Shannon Morse

Episode 601
Ten Largest Anime Conventions of 2013
Patrick runs down AnimeCons.com's list of the ten largest anime conventions in North America in 2013.
Release Date:
January 6, 2014
Running Time:
15:38
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Season 5 Episode List


Episode 548
2013 Year in Review
The entire podcast crew reunites once again to discuss the good and bad of the 2013 convention year.
Release Date:
December 23, 2013
Running Time:
1:07:55
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty, Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Shiva, Gale, Elizabeth O'Malley, and Doug Wilder

Episode 547
Real Cosplay Heroes
AnimeCons TV presents: Real Cosplay Heroes. Today, we salute you, cosplay wranglers, because behind every great cosplayer on the convention floor, there's you.
Release Date:
December 16, 2013
Running Time:
1:08
Hosted by:
AnimeCons TV

Episode 546
Holiday Gift Guide
Looking for some gift ideas for convention-attending friends? Patrick has put together a list of suggestions.
Release Date:
December 9, 2013
Running Time:
9:14
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 545
Intro to Cosplay Photography
Cosplay photography is a fun and rewarding way to appreciate all the creativity that people put into their cosplay. Learn how to get started taking great photos.
Release Date:
December 2, 2013
Running Time:
17:54
Hosted by:
Shiva and Robert "Sketch" Scholz

Episode 544
November 2013 Feedback
We've got a viewer report from Nekocon, someone calls about Youmacon, and what cosplay are you planning for 2014?
Release Date:
November 25, 2013
Running Time:
7:38
Hosted by:
Robert "Sketch" Scholz and Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 543
Cosplay Help: Zippers (Part 1)
Zippers are an essential part of many costumes you may create. Elizabeth demonstrates two techniques for putting zippers into your costumes.
Release Date:
November 18, 2013
Running Time:
31:30
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 542
Introduction to Artists' Alley
What kinds of treasures should you be on the look out for in artists' alley? Doug and Rob share some information on how you can go about getting some fan art of your very own!
Release Date:
November 11, 2013
Running Time:
11:44
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder and Robert "Sketch" Scholz

Episode 541
Kraken Con 2013 Report
It was the first year for Kraken Con in San Francisco, so Patrick headed down to check it out.
Release Date:
November 4, 2013
Running Time:
7:50
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 540
October 2013 Feedback
Learn where your gas cap is, find out why some states never have cons, and hear all about our new HD feed!
Release Date:
October 28, 2013
Running Time:
9:51
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder and Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 539
Cosplay Makeup Test
Elizabeth demonstrates a makeup test to show how you can put that finishing touch on your next cosplay appearance.
Release Date:
October 21, 2013
Running Time:
23:57
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 538
Hotel Advice
Doug and Elizabeth share some tips and tricks for finding, booking, and getting the most out of convention hotels.
Release Date:
October 14, 2013
Running Time:
16:15
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder and Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 537
Greg Wicker Interview
Greg Wicker, aka Greggo, sits down with AnimeCons TV to talk about running game shows at anime conventions.
Release Date:
October 7, 2013
Running Time:
18:58
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 536
September 2013 Feedback
Movie Phone Guy is apparently headed to Laser Con, tips for guest relations staffers are on our forums, and a list of upcoming conventions in this month's feedback episode.
Release Date:
September 30, 2013
Running Time:
5:43
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley and Gale

Episode 535
Panelist Problems
If you're presenting a panel at a convention, it's inevitable that you'll eventually encounter some problems. Doug and Shiva discuss common problems and how to overcome them.
Release Date:
September 23, 2013
Running Time:
10:34
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder and Shiva

Episode 534
Japan Expo USA 2013 Report
It's the inaugural year for Europe's Japan Expo in the United States. Did it meet the expectations of the organizers and Bay Area fans?
Release Date:
September 16, 2013
Running Time:
9:58
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 533
Otakon 2013 Report
Otakon turns 20 and Doug was there for the party! Watch and find out how some other familiar faces enjoyed it too...
Release Date:
September 9, 2013
Running Time:
15:06
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder and Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 532
August 2013 Feedback
Attack on Titan is apparently popular, fans save yet another convention, talk about Heroes of Cosplay, and your first look at our newlyweds in this month's feedback episode!
Release Date:
August 26, 2013
Running Time:
9:19
Hosted by:
Mrs. Sketch and Robert "Sketch" Scholz

Episode 531
Maile Flanagan Interview
Maile Flanagan, the voice of Naruto, sat down with Doug at Otakon to talk about her convention experiences.
Release Date:
August 19, 2013
Running Time:
5:41
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 530
Cherami Leigh Interview
Elizabeth talks about conventions with voice actress Cherami Leigh at this year's PortConMaine.
Release Date:
August 12, 2013
Running Time:
18:40
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 529
ConnectiCon 2013 Report
Doug shares his experiences at ConnectiCon 2013. Has it learned from its past mistakes? Watch and find out!
Release Date:
August 5, 2013
Running Time:
13:46
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder and Patrick Delahanty

Episode 528
July 2013 Feedback
Patrick reviews this month's feedback and comments, plus we present the anime conventions for the next few months. It's our 75th episode!
Release Date:
July 22, 2013
Running Time:
7:54
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty with an introduction by Jeff Cannata

Episode 527
PortConMaine 2013 Report
Doug is joined by Charles Dunbar, the anime anthropologist, to review PortConMaine 2013.
Release Date:
July 15, 2013
Running Time:
8:06
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder with Charles Dunbar

Episode 526
Chris Cason Interview
We take a few moments out of Chris Cason's busy schedule at PortConMaine to discuss his experiences at conventions.
Release Date:
July 8, 2013
Running Time:
6:33
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 525
Nekocon's Bernie Klein
For a change of pace, this week's interview is with a convention staff member. Doug talks with Nekocon's Director of Programming, Bernie Klein.
Release Date:
July 1, 2013
Running Time:
7:00
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 524
June 2013 Feedback
Doug and Elizabeth answer voice mails, e-mails, and Twitter comments in this month's feedback episode.
Release Date:
June 24, 2013
Running Time:
13:11
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder and Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 523
Anime Boston 2013 Report
Gale reviews some of the best performances at the Anime Boston 2013 Masquerade.
Release Date:
June 17, 2013
Running Time:
12:56
Hosted by:
Gale

Episode 522
Why Conventions Fail
Mismanagement, lack of interest, or inadequate promotion. Those are just some of the reasons conventions fail. Shiva and Doug discuss some epic fails of cons.
Release Date:
June 10, 2013
Running Time:
13:13
Hosted by:
Shiva and Doug Wilder

Episode 521
Big Wow ComicFest 2013 Report
Patrick hits up his first Bay Area convention at Big Wow ComicFest 2013. Was it a big wow or a big waste of time?
Release Date:
June 3, 2013
Running Time:
6:22
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 520
May 2013 Feedback
This month's feedback has some voice mails and addresses issues brought up by the Animeland lawsuit.
Release Date:
May 20, 2013
Running Time:
12:07
Hosted by:
Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Doug Wilder, and Shiva

Episode 519
Conventions in TV and Movies
The AnimeCons TV crew has picked their favorite depictions of conventions in media. Patrick runs down the top ten. Did your favorite make the cut?
Release Date:
May 13, 2013
Running Time:
18:05
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 518
Cosplay Help: Sewing Techniques
Elizabeth demonstrates helpful tips and techniques you can use when sewing your cosplay costumes.
Release Date:
May 6, 2013
Running Time:
19:35
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 517
Richard Epcar and Ellyn Stern Interview
Two actors in one episode! We talk with the husband and wife acting duo of Richard Epcar and Ellyn Stern and learn about their convention experiences.
Release Date:
April 29, 2013
Running Time:
11:21
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 516
April 2013 Feedback
This month's feedback is sad...and not just because we got butt-dialed! Plus, extra bloopers from our April Fool's episode!
Release Date:
April 22, 2013
Running Time:
11:31
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty and Robert "Sketch" Scholz

Episode 515
Funimation Goes After A Con With Bootlegs
Funimation has filed legal action against Miller Isaiah Timmons of Animeland. We discuss why it took this long and what it means for other conventions.
Release Date:
April 15, 2013
Running Time:
6:19
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder and Patrick Delahanty

Episode 514
Zenkaikon 2013 Report
Doug returns to Zenkaikon and is overwhelmed by the food options available to him! What else did he like? Watch and find out!
Release Date:
April 8, 2013
Running Time:
4:01
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder

Episode 513
Mystery Science Podcast 4000
In the not too distant future, at AnimeCons TV, Elizabeth and TV's Doug were hatching a plan, you see. They met a guy by the name of Rob, a regular Joe with a flute-making job.
Release Date:
April 1, 2013
Running Time:
25:18
Hosted by:
Rob, Crow, Tom Servo, Terriermon, Tachikoma, Dr. O'Malley, TV's Doug

Episode 512
March 2013 Feedback
It's time again for our monthly feedback episode. We share viewer mail, share poll results, and present a list of upcoming conventions.
Release Date:
March 25, 2013
Running Time:
5:14
Hosted by:
Robert "Sketch" Scholz

Episode 511
Prop Talk with Worbla
Shiva and Sketch reveal the secrets of working with Worbla. Learn how to use it to make great cosplay armor.
Release Date:
March 18, 2013
Running Time:
10:17
Hosted by:
Shiva and Robert "Sketch" Scholz

Episode 510
Gallifrey One 2013 Report
In a FanCons.com Special Report, Patrick tells us all about a Doctor Who convention, Gallifrey One. Also, there may be a Dalek singing karaoke...
Release Date:
March 11, 2013
Running Time:
14:52
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 509
Katsucon 2013 Report
AnimeCons TV invaded Katsucon in Washington DC for the convention's 19th year. Shiva, Gale, and Elizabeth talk about the con and then Sketch and Gale talk with some Katsucon attendees.
Release Date:
March 4, 2013
Running Time:
24:05
Hosted by:
Shiva, Gale, Elizabeth O'Malley, Robert "Sketch" Scholz

Episode 508
February 2013 Feedback
It's time again for our monthly feedback episode. We talk about Otakon Vegas, share poll results, and present a list of upcoming conventions.
Release Date:
February 25, 2013
Running Time:
14:38
Hosted by:
Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Patrick Delahanty

Episode 507
Balancing Real Life and Conventions
Doug and Elizabeth discuss the delicate balance between your real life and your con life. How can you balance your hobby with your job, school, and family? Sometimes sacrifices have to be made.
Release Date:
February 18, 2013
Running Time:
13:29
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder and Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 506
Prop Talk with Sculpey
Sketch talks about the different kinds of Sculpey, their advantages and disadvantages, and how they can be used to make a wide variety of cosplay props.
Release Date:
February 11, 2013
Running Time:
6:22
Hosted by:
Robert "Sketch" Scholz

Episode 505
Submitting Conventions to AnimeCons.com and FanCons.com
Patrick gives details and advice for submitting new conventions to the AnimeCons.com and FanCons.com database.
Release Date:
February 4, 2013
Running Time:
11:04
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 504
January 2013 Feedback
Now that we're weekly, we're going to answer your feedback and do housekeeping once a month. Also, we share poll results and upcoming conventions.
Release Date:
January 28, 2013
Running Time:
5:25
Hosted by:
Robert "Sketch" Scholz

Episode 503
50th Episode
We started this podcast in 2009 and now we've hit our 50th episode! To celebrate, we're sharing our favorite moments, giving our fans a studio tour, and sharing a ton of funny bloopers!
Release Date:
January 21, 2013
Running Time:
35:40
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty, Gale, Elizabeth O'Malley, Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Shiva, Doug Wilder

Episode 502
Operation Hammond
We talk with the founder of Operation Hammond, a non-profit organization providing emergency services for conventions.
Release Date:
January 14, 2013
Running Time:
9:48
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty

Episode 501
Ten Largest Anime Conventions of 2012
Patrick and Sketch run down the list of the largest anime conventions in North America during 2012.
Release Date:
January 7, 2013
Running Time:
6:53
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty, Robert "Sketch" Scholz

Season 4 Episode List


Episode 412
December 2012: Nekocon, Bakuretsu Con, and 2012 Year in Review
It's time for our annual year in review. We also talk about two friendly conventions, Nekocon and Bakuretsu Con.
Release Date:
December 1, 2012
Running Time:
38:51
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty, Gale, Elizabeth O'Malley, Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Shiva, Doug Wilder

Episode 411
November 2012: Mike Toole, Meeting Guests, and The Off Season
Doug and Sketch talk about what to do in the downtime between cons, Patrick and Shiva talk about how to approach guests, and we talk with anime columnist Mike Toole.
Release Date:
November 1, 2012
Running Time:
24:52
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty, Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Shiva, Doug Wilder

Episode 410
October 2012: Ed Chavez, Cosplay Procrastination, and Apps at Cons
We finally talk about cosplay procrastination, Doug sits down with Vertical, Inc's Ed Chavez, and we take a look at some helpful apps to use at conventions.
Release Date:
October 1, 2012
Running Time:
22:39
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty, Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Shiva, Doug Wilder

Episode 409
September 2012: AnimeIowa, Otakon, and Gathering Feedback
Three con reviews this month as Patrick talks about AnimeIowa, Doug and Elizabeth discuss Otakon, and a caller tells us about Godaikocon. Plus, we offer suggestions on how staff can best collect feedback from attendees.
Release Date:
September 1, 2012
Running Time:
21:02
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty, Elizabeth O'Malley, Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Shiva, Doug Wilder

Episode 408
August 2012: ConnectiCon, Don't Be That Guy, and Our Biggest Fan
Patrick and Elizabeth talk about some issues at ConnectiCon, "That Guy" is back and in your hotel room, and Sketch talks to our biggest fan!
Release Date:
August 1, 2012
Running Time:
20:25
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty, Elizabeth O'Malley, Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Shiva, Doug Wilder

Episode 407
July 2012: AnimeNEXT, PortConMaine, and Con Plague
Did AnimeNEXT adequately prepare for lines? Was PortConMaine hot and "in-tents"? How can you avoid the dreaded CON PLAGUE? Find out in this episode of AnimeCons TV!
Release Date:
July 1, 2012
Running Time:
21:59
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty, Gale, Elizabeth O'Malley, Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Shiva, Doug Wilder

Episode 406
June 2012: Programming for Grown-Ups, Boston's Matsuri, and Cosplay Groups
Do conventions need more adult programming that's not porn? Plus, Shiva and Sketch visit a matsuri festival and we talk about cosplay groups.
Release Date:
June 1, 2012
Running Time:
22:17
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty, Elizabeth O'Malley, Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Shiva, Doug Wilder

Episode 405
May 2012: Anime Boston's Tenth Year and Coloring Eyebrows for Cosplay
We have extended coverage of Anime Boston's tenth year with a con report and interviews with attendees. Also, Shiva and Elizabeth demonstrate how to color your eyebrows for cosplay.
Release Date:
May 1, 2012
Running Time:
20:57
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley, Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Shiva

Episode 404
April 2012: Programming for Mature Attendees and Our First Conventions
Anime conventions aren't just for kids. We discuss what programming is good for grown-ups. Each of us talks about our first time at a convention. Also, we announce a contest where you can win a copy of Cat Planet Cuties!
Release Date:
April 2, 2012
Running Time:
17:06
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty, Elizabeth O'Malley, Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Shiva, and Doug Wilder

Episode 403
March 2012: Katsucon 2012, Handling Press, and Versus!
Elizabeth and Doug talk about their visit to Katsucon, Patrick offers suggestions for handling press at your convention, and Versus is back and we take on The Chibi Project!
Release Date:
March 1, 2012
Running Time:
21:37
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty, Elizabeth O'Malley, Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Shiva, Doug Wilder with Jekka Cormier

Episode 402
February 2012: FanCons.com and an AWO Interview
AnimeCons.com is expanding with FanCons.com, we talk with Daryl and Gerald from Anime World Order, and Elizabeth puts together a cosplay repair kit.
Release Date:
February 1, 2012
Running Time:
20:25
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty, Elizabeth O'Malley, Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Shiva, Doug Wilder

Episode 401
January 2012: Ten Largest Anime Cons of 2011 and Geoff Tebbetts
It's time for our annual list of the ten largest anime cons, Patrick explains why no news is good news, and Doug sits down with anime blogger Geoff Tebbetts.
Release Date:
January 1, 2012
Running Time:
25:32
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty, Elizabeth O'Malley, Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Shiva, Doug Wilder

Season 3 Episode List


Episode 312
December 2011: Roland Kelts and The Year in Review
To close out 2011, we visited Anime USA, talked with author Roland Kelts, and looked back on our favorite moments of the convention year.
Release Date:
December 1, 2011
Running Time:
38:42
Hosted by:
Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Elizabeth O'Malley, Doug Wilder, Patrick Delahanty, Shiva

Episode 311
November 2011: Blizzcon 2011 and Charles Dunbar
Patrick returns to Blizzcon, Doug talks with Charles Dunbar, we discuss if VIP badges are worth it, and we give away a free Android phone!
Release Date:
November 1, 2011
Running Time:
19:24
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley, Patrick Delahanty, Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Doug Wilder

Episode 310
October 2011: J. Michael Tatum and Tips for Buying A Wig
J. Michael Tatum tells which of his characters he thinks he could cosplay, Shiva and Elizabeth give advice on buying a wig, Patrick talks about how fans saved Greg Ayres's smile, and there's not much time left to enter our contest!
Release Date:
October 1, 2011
Running Time:
22:13
Hosted by:
Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Patrick Delahanty, Shiva, Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 309
September 2011: Otakon 2011 and Jim Kaposztas
Doug and Elizabeth talk about Otakon 2011, we interview Jim Kaposztas, the inventor of AMVs, make a promo video and win an Android phone, and we get a really sweet voice mail.
Release Date:
September 1, 2011
Running Time:
17:45
Hosted by:
Shiva, Doug Wilder, Elizabeth O'Malley, Patrick Delahanty, Robert "Sketch" Scholz

Episode 308
August 2011: ConnectiCon 2011 and Getting There By Plane
We talk about delays and staffing needs at ConnectiCon 2011, discuss if a convention is responsible for the outside action of attendees, give tips for traveling to a con by plane, Sketch gets a fan, and we give away a smartphone!
Release Date:
August 1, 2011
Running Time:
27:45
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley, Shiva, Doug Wilder, Patrick Delahanty, Robert "Sketch" Scholz

Episode 307
July 2011: PortConMaine 2011 and Brian Brushwood
We talk about Otakon's matsuri announcement, Doug experiences his first PortConMaine, and Shiva sits down with Brian Brushwood.
Release Date:
July 1, 2011
Running Time:
19:09
Hosted by:
Patrick Delahanty, Elizabeth O'Malley, Doug Wilder, Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Shiva

Episode 306
June 2011: Hatsune Miku, Tom Wayland, and Cosplay
Anime Expo announces a virtual guest, Tom Wayland gets interactive, and Elizabeth steers Doug in the right direction for cosplay.
Release Date:
June 1, 2011
Running Time:
19:19
Hosted by:
Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Doug Wilder, Shiva, Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 305
May 2011: Anime Boston 2011 and FUNimation
It's time for another look at Anime Boston, we talk with Adam Sheehan about the new FUNimation web site, Patrick talks about the new features of our own web site, and Doug mourns Tokyopop.
Release Date:
May 1, 2011
Running Time:
27:32
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley, Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Shiva, Lisa (Kurthy), Doug Wilder, Patrick Delahanty

Episode 304
April 2011: Zenkaikon and Putting On Wigs
In this episode, we head down to Zenkaikon, show you how to put on a wig, and talk about what conventions are doing to help with Japan's disaster relief efforts. Plus, we get our first voice mails!
Release Date:
April 2, 2011
Running Time:
23:02
Hosted by:
Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Elizabeth O'Malley, Patrick Delahanty, Doug Wilder, Gale, Shiva

Episode 303
March 2011: Cosplay Drama and Panel Scheduling
Elizabeth and Sketch talk about impending cosplay drama in LA, Patrick demonstrates successful panel scheduling and The Conventionist app, and we discuss how to kill time at a convention.
Release Date:
March 1, 2011
Running Time:
15:05
Hosted by:
Robert "Sketch" Scholz, Elizabeth O'Malley, Patrick Delahanty, Doug Wilder

Episode 302
February 2011: The Future of Anime Conventions
Elizabeth and Sketch talk about the newest guests at PortConMaine, Elizabeth and Patrick discuss the future of anime conventions, Elizabeth and Doug remind us of some tips when going to a con, and Shiva dives into our mailbag.
Release Date:
February 1, 2011
Running Time:
15:10
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder, Elizabeth O'Malley, R. "Sketch" Scholz, Patrick Delahanty, Shiva

Episode 301
January 2011: Ten Largest Anime Cons of 2010 and Amy Howard Wilson
We figure out the ten largest anime conventions of 2010, help you avoid being scammed when buying a costume, and talk with Nova from Starblazers, Amy Howard Wilson.
Release Date:
January 1, 2011
Running Time:
25:22
Hosted by:
Shiva, Patrick Delahanty, R. "Sketch" Scholz, Elizabeth O'Malley, Doug Wilder

Season 2 Episode List


Episode 212
December 2010
We get festive with the latest anime con news, Doug and Elizabeth talk about Anime USA, and we all sit down to reflect on 2010.
Release Date:
December 1, 2010
Running Time:
24:14
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley, R. "Sketch" Scholz, Doug Wilder, Patrick Delahanty, and Shiva

Episode 211
November 2010
Doug returns to NYAF to see if they listened to his suggestions last year, we sit down with Kyle Hebert to talk about his convention experiences, Elizabeth tells you where to stuff your bags, and we want you at our first ever meetup!
Release Date:
November 1, 2010
Running Time:
22:14
Hosted by:
Patrick O'Malley, R. "Sketch" Scholz, Doug Wilder, Patrick Delahanty, and Elizabeth O'Malley

Episode 210
October 2010
We talk about what we think makes Dragon*Con so good, Doug tells us about Anime Weekend Atlanta, Patrick shares his advice for booking guests, and AX needs a new CEO...again.
Release Date:
October 1, 2010
Running Time:
21:59
Hosted by:
R. "Sketch" Scholz, Patrick Delahanty, Shiva, Elizabeth O'Malley, Doug Wilder

Episode 209
September 2010
Doug tests Otakon's EMT staff, Elizabeth helps cosplayers prepare for Judgement Day, and we get the inside double-scoop on what Doug really did at Otakon.
Release Date:
September 1, 2010
Running Time:
24:28
Hosted by:
R. "Sketch" Scholz, Elizabeth O'Malley, Doug Wilder, Patrick O'Malley, Shiva

Episode 208
August 2010
On this month's episode, we take a look back at ConnectiCon, That Guy returns for cosplay photography, and Sketch offers more artists' alley advice.
Release Date:
August 1, 2010
Running Time:
15:59
Hosted by:
Elizabeth O'Malley, R. "Sketch" Scholz, Patrick Delahanty, Shiva, Doug Wilder

Episode 207
July 2010
We take a look at this year's AnimeNEXT and PortConMaine...and then turn their attendees against each other in Versus.
Release Date:
July 1, 2010
Running Time:
20:12
Hosted by:
Doug Wilder, R. "Sketch" Scholz, Patrick Delahanty, Shiva, Elizabeth O'Malley, Gale

Episode 206
June 2010
Sketch, our resident artist, talks about the differences between a dealers' room and artists' alley, Patrick explains why you should never start a convention, and we tackle a bunch of questions from a viewer.
Release Date:
June 1, 2010
Running Time:
15:25
Hosted by:
Shiva, R. "Sketch" Scholz, Patrick Delahanty, Patrick O'Malley

Episode 205
May 2010
Voice actor Christopher Ayres shares his experiences from anime conventions, we take a look at Anime Boston 2010, and Doug reflects on the passing of an anime legend, Carl Macek.
Release Date:
May 1, 2010
Running Time:
24:12
Hosted by:
R. "Sketch" Scholz, Patrick Delahanty, Elizabeth O'Malley, Shiva, Doug Wilder

Episode 204
April 2010
In our April 2010 episode, we talk about the pros and cons of stuffing a hotel room, share tips for planning a panel, and offer advice for a first time attendee.
Release Date:
April 2, 2010
Running Time:
22:42
Hosted by:
R. "Sketch" Scholz, Elizabeth O'Malley, Patrick Delahanty, Shiva

Episode 203
March 2010
Elizabeth and Shiva share advice for making a great masquerade skit while Patrick reminds convention planners what to put on their web sites.
Release Date:
March 1, 2010
Running Time:
23:22
Hosted by:
R. "Sketch" Scholz, Doug Wilder, Elizabeth O'Malley, Shiva, Patrick Delahanty

Episode 202
February 2010
Sketch and Elizabeth discuss prop making techniques, Shiva tells us the difference between masquerade and cosplay, Elizabeth shows us how to cook in our hotel rooms, and Anime Expo's staff retention troubles top our news stories.
Release Date:
February 1, 2010
Running Time:
25:20
Hosted by:
R. "Sketch" Scholz, Patrick Delahanty, Elizabeth O'Malley, Shiva

Episode 201
January 2010
The 10 largest anime cons in North America, an interview with Bill Rogers, and the finer points of cosplay weapons policies.
Release Date:
January 1, 2010
Running Time:
28:12
Hosted by:
R. "Sketch" Scholz, Shiva, Patrick Delahanty, Elizabeth O'Malley, Doug Wilder

Season 1 Episode List


Episode 11
December 2009
The AnimeCons.com Holiday Special presents you with an interview with Dramacon creator Svetlana Chmakova, Elizabeth compares small and large cons, we show the premiere of the Sailor Moon Stars dub, plus we look back at the 2009 convention year.
Release Date:
December 1, 2009
Running Time:
28:16
Hosted by:
R. "Sketch" Scholz

Episode 10
November 2009
In our November episode, Daniel Kevin Harrison talks about anime cons, Elizabeth reveals what to expect when watching or entering a masquerade, Doug rants about fans that suck, plus news and upcoming conventions.
Release Date:
November 1, 2009
Running Time:
21:14
Hosted by:
R. "Sketch" Scholz

Episode 9
October 2009
Doug makes his escape from New York Anime Festival in this month's episode while Elizabeth and Shiva tell you what's up with elevators. We also sit down with adorable actress Samantha Inoue-Harte. Of course, we also cover news and upcoming conventions.
Release Date:
October 1, 2009
Running Time:
22:56
Hosted by:
R. "Sketch" Scholz

Episode 8
September 2009
On a road trip to Dragon*Con, the AnimeCons.com crew bring you news from the world of anime conventions, an interview with voice actress Michele Knotz, answer a question about cosplay, plus a list of upcoming cons.
Release Date:
September 1, 2009
Running Time:
13:45
Hosted by:
R. "Sketch" Scholz, Shiva, Lo Abdou, and Patrick Delahanty

Episode 7
August 2009
For our August episode, we talk with voice actor Tiffany Grant about her convention experiences, Elizabeth reviews Otakon 2009, Sketch talks about speaking Japanese at cons, plus news and upcoming conventions.
Release Date:
August 1, 2009
Running Time:
17:20
Hosted by:
R. "Sketch" Scholz

Episode 6
July 2009
In our July edition, we check out PortConMaine, Elizabeth sits down with voice actor Greg Ayres, Patrick tells you how to get our con schedule into your calendar, plus news and upcoming conventions.
Release Date:
July 1, 2009
Running Time:
22:49
Hosted by:
Shiva

Episode 5
June 2009
This month, Elizabeth shows us how awesome Anime Boston was, FUNimation leaves no con behind, and we find out what convention attendees think, plus news and upcoming conventions.
Release Date:
June 1, 2009
Running Time:
24:45
Hosted by:
R. "Sketch" Scholz

Episode 4
April/May 2009
We introduce you the most annoying person in a panel, Shiva shows you how to make a better AMV, we give away some DVDs, plus news and upcoming conventions.
Release Date:
May 1, 2009
Running Time:
19:24
Hosted by:
R. "Sketch" Scholz

Episode 3
March 2009
Elizabeth sets your expectations for anime conventions, we tell you how to go to a con on the cheap, Patrick makes waiting in line a little easier, plus news and upcoming conventions.
Release Date:
March 31, 2009
Running Time:
27:56
Hosted by:
R. "Sketch" Scholz

Episode 2
February 2009
This month Elizabeth shows you how to become an airport security disaster, Patrick gets confused and reports from a baseball convention, we tell you how to ditch your friends, plus news and upcoming conventions.
Release Date:
February 28, 2009
Running Time:
17:10
Hosted by:
R. "Sketch" Scholz

Episode 1
January 2009
In our premiere episode, we review the ten largest anime cons of 2008 and help you figure out which convention to attend first.
Release Date:
January 31, 2009
Running Time:
19:41
Hosted by:
R. "Sketch" Scholz