With the ongoing pandemic and the future uncertain, it has been announced that FanimeCon 2021 will be an all digital event. The news finally answers a concern the FanimeCon community has had all year.
The FanimeCon team announced online (via Twitter) that the 2021 will be an all digital event. Details about the panels and online events will be made available in the coming months. Those who have their tickets from the 2020 event will have it roll over for the 2022 event. Anyone who booked a hotel outside of the official block will have to call and cancel them (FanimeCon only auto cancels reservations made through their hotel block).
At the moment, it’s unclear what an all digital FanimeCon 2021 will look like. Last years event was cancelled but all the digital events were unofficial. Last years event was cancelled and there was no official digital event. Instead member of the community organized to host a series of unofficial digital events.
Among the most notable events was “Cthulhu for President!” along with other panels and events hosted by Andre Pena. The Foundation for the Preservation of Gen 1 Pokemon hosted “Fifth Gen Isn’t Pokemon” panel while the CWF had a digital version of Fanimania. BAR Con also hosted an online concert that same weekend.
FanimeCon is one of the largest fan organized anime conventions and will take place on the Memorial Day weekend. Check out some of the amazing cosplayers form the 2019 event.
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