March 19, 2015
Due to unforeseen circumstances, previously confirmed guest David Matranga will not be able to join us at AnimeIowa in 2015. We are disappointed that he cannot be with us this time, but look forward to working with him in the future!
March 6, 2015
AnimeIowa is pleased to announce some exciting new additions to the guest lineup! We have some fabulous people coming this year, including international guest Shinichi “Nabeshin” Watanabe! For more information on all of our wonderful guests, please check out the GUESTS page.
April 28, 2014
We are proud to announce our guests for AnimeIowa 2014! Our guests of honor are a critical part of the convention and this year is no different. This year we will be hosting Robert Axelrod, Greg Ayres, Chris Cason, Samurai Dan and Jill, Russell Lissau, Trevor Mueller, Mimiru Riley, Lucas Schuneman, Uncle Yo, and Greg Wicker. Be sure to look at the Guests page for full bios.
July 10, 2013
An important last minute Guest update. Samurai Dan and his group will be returning to AnimeIowa this year. You probably remember their eccentric samurai performances and informative historical discussions. To learn more about them and our other guests for 2013 see the Guests page.
July 7, 2013
A final Guest update, we are excited to host illustrator Jenn Blake at AnimeIowa 2013. Learn more on the Guests page.
June 6, 2013
We are happy to announce that voice actor Josh Grelle and anime music veteran Raj Ramayya will be joining us at AnimeIowa 2013! Be sure to check out the Guests page to learn more about them and the rest of our distinguished guests. Unfortunately, the previously announced cover band The Pillowcases will not be attending AnimeIowa 2013.
May 12, 2013
We have a quick update to our guests roster for AnimeIowa 2013. We are happy to announce that we will be hosting Chuck Huber, Peter Pixie, Jad Saxton, and David Wald. Learn more about these individuals at our Guests page. Believe it or not we have even more guests we are waiting to announce.
March 18, 2013
Greetings everyone. You will be happy to know that we are ready to announce our first batch of guests for AnimeIowa 2013! For this year we are excited to have Robert Axelrod, Greg Ayres, Trevor Mueller, Pillows cover band The Pillowcases, Mimiru Riley, Tyson Rinehart, Sarah Sullivan, and Young Wang. More guests to be confirmed at a later date. Learn more about these people on the Guests page.
July 8, 2012
Due to contractual obligations with Funimation, J. Michael Tatum will be unable to attend AnimeIowa this year. Mr. Tatum regrets being unable to attend.
May 24, 2012
We are happy to announce that Johnny Young Bosch and his band Eyeshine will be attending AnimeIowa 2012. Also returning this year is Samurai Dan and his Kojokan Samurai Dojo team. Once again, read more about these and other on the Guests page.