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PHOTOS: Comic and Media Expo – 2014

October 20, 2014 – 7:55 am
Comic and Media Expo – 2014

The Comic & Media Expo celebrated its inaugural outing with a weekend of cosplay, comics, pop culture art and anime antics. Enjoy our gallery of amazing images.

Explore pop culture at ‘Comic Media Expo’ in Mesa

October 4, 2014 – 9:53 am
Allen Amis as NCR Ranger - Photo by Sam Mort © 2014 SmugMug, Inc.

Get together your geek-gathering gear and garb, there’s a new pop culture convention in town, and its name is Comic & Media Expo (or CMX for short.) They will be making their inaugural run at …

Saboten Con jam-packed with gaming fun this weekend in Glendale

August 25, 2014 – 12:30 pm
The AZHP gaming room generally has a steady flow of tournament and casual gamers, as pictured above during the 2012 Saboten Con.

Saboten Con is slated to take place this labor day weekend in Glendale

New foe wants Earth’s pudding in Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods clip

August 5, 2014 – 5:00 am
Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods

“This is what happens when mortals don’t share their pudding!”

New Dragon Ball Z animated feature gets 2-day screening

July 28, 2014 – 8:00 am

Goku and crew are coming back to the big screen — for just two days.

Photos: ASU’s 2014 DevCon

January 13, 2014 – 10:45 am
There were a few cosplayers roaming the vendor hall.

Arizona State University’s first ever comic/anime convention dubbed DevCon took place over the weekend in Glendale.

Howl’s Moving Kwik-E-Mart? Watch The Simpsons’ homage to anime master Miyazaki

January 9, 2014 – 8:59 pm

This Sunday, The Simpsons will feature a sequence honoring Japanese filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki.

Video: Taiyou Con 2014

January 7, 2014 – 12:02 am
Geekssociated Press

Arizona’s first geek con of 2014: Taiyou Con

Photos: Taiyou Con 2014

January 6, 2014 – 5:31 pm

Taiyou Con anime convention was held at The Hilton Phoenix East/Mesa on Jan. 3-5.

Lightning Octopus: Anime Convention This Weekend In Mesa – Taiyou Con

January 2, 2014 – 8:00 pm

The Phoenix area loves kicking off the new year with a few nerd conventions, and Taiyo Con 2014 is starting it all this weekend.

Photos: Saboten Con 2013

September 4, 2013 – 3:42 pm
Saboten Con 2013

Check out these pictures from Saboten Con 2013, one of Arizona’s biggest anime conventions!

Saboten Con unleashes 1st 2013 guest announcements

February 18, 2013 – 11:08 pm
Saboten Con 2013

Saboten Con has made its first round of guest announcements for the anime convention’s Labor Day Weekend event at the Renaissance Glendale.

Convention watch: Farewell to Flagstaff’s Anime Kaigi

January 18, 2013 – 10:16 pm
Anime Kaigi

Flagstaff’s Anime Kaigi convention organizers announced Friday that the event is committing seppuku.

Photos: Taiyou Con 2013

January 10, 2013 – 1:51 am

Taiyou Con is a three-day convention celebrating anime, manga, video games, and other aspects of Japanese culture held on Jan. 4-6, 2013.