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Name: Aurora-Con
Dates: 2006-2008
Location: Anchorage, Alaska, USA
Focus: Anime
Organization: AuroraCorp[1]
Founding Date:
URL: (Archived Version)
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Aurora-Con was an anime convention held in Anchorage, Alaska at the William A. Egan Civic and Convention Center. It was the first of such conventions to be held at that venue.[2] The convention had a total run of three years.


The convention held a fundraiser called Gamers Nostalgia at the Northway Mall on November 19, 2005 to help raise funds toward holding the first Aurora-Con.[1]

The 2007 convention saw 1,348 attendees.

The convention ceased operations after 2008 due to an lack of volunteers and other unspecified problems.[3]


  1. ^ a b Burkhart, Aaron (2005-11-29). "Video gamers revisit oldies at fund-raiser". The Northern Light. Retrieved 2019-10-08. 
  2. ^ Baechtel, Mark (July 14, 2006). "Manga mania". Anchorage Daily News. p. H4. 
  3. ^ Hamilton, Heather (2012-10-01). "Local anime convention storms UAA". The Northern Light. Archived from the original on 2013-04-16. 
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