Anime Salt Lake

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Anime Salt Lake
Anime Salt Lake 2012 small logo.png
StatusDefunct
GenreAnime, pop culture[1]
VenueSalt Lake Community College Redwood Campus
Location(s)Taylorsville, Utah
Inaugurated2012
Most recent2014
Attendance926 in 2012
Organized byVerses Versus Productions[1]

Anime Salt Lake was an anime convention held during March at the Salt Lake Community College Redwood Campus in Taylorsville, Utah.[2]

Programming[edit]

The convention featured an artists’ alley, dealers room, fan discussion panels, live-action roleplaying (LARPing), panels, screenings, and video game contests.[1][2]

History[edit]

The convention was founded by Dana Graham (ParenthesisX) and Christopher R Wilcox (Kurizu204) the president and vice president of the SLCC Japanese Club.[1] After the first successful year the convention was run under the supervision of the Japanese club Dana Graham went on to create Verses Versus Productions LLC that continued to produce Anime Salt Lake, Salt Fest (Salt Lakes first Video Gaming Convention) and Crystal Mountain Pony Con.[1]

Event history[edit]

Dates Location Atten. Guests
March 2–3, 2012[3] Salt Lake Community College Redwood Campus
Taylorsville, Utah
926Bryan Young, COO-Interactive Entertainment, and Quik Wits Comedy Improv.[4]
March 22–23, 2013 Salt Lake Community College Redwood Campus
Taylorsville, Utah
1,383COO-Interactive Entertainment, Chris Rager, and Brett Young.[5]
June 13–14, 2014 Salt Lake Community College Redwood Campus
Taylorsville, Utah
2,634COO-Interactive Entertainment and Chris Rager.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Anime Salt Lake returns to SLCC". The Globe. Retrieved 2012-05-20.
  2. ^ a b "Advanced Anime". Salt Lake City Weekly. Retrieved 2012-03-05.
  3. ^ "Anime Salt Lake draws fans of cartoons, comics, movies, and video games". The Globe. Retrieved 2012-05-20.
  4. ^ "Anime Salt Lake 2012 Information". AnimeCons.com. Retrieved 2018-10-03.
  5. ^ "Anime Salt Lake 2013 Information". AnimeCons.com. Retrieved 2018-10-03.
  6. ^ "Anime Salt Lake 2014 Information". AnimeCons.com. Retrieved 2018-10-03.

Coordinates: 40°40′20″N 111°56′40″W / 40.67222°N 111.94444°W / 40.67222; -111.94444