Kumoricon offers complimentary badges to members of the press. If you wish to cover our event through an established press venue, such as print, TV, or web, you may be eligible for a complimentary press badge for Kumoricon 2018.
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Previous Press Coverage of Kumoricon
Kumoricon has been featured in many press venues including the following:
- Seattle Refined: 2016 Kumoricon
- Oregon Live: Revisit Portland's anime festival Kumoricon
- Oregon Live: Kumoricon 2016
- Anime News Network: Kumoricon Makes the Move to the Oregon Convention Center
- Chinook Observer: Kumoricon: A welcoming home for nerds [soft paywall]
- City of Vancouver Washington: Kumoricon Anime Convention in Vancouver, WA [video]
- The Columbian: Kumoricon launches friendly invasion
- The Columbian: Kumoricon leaving Vancouver
- The Columbian: Kumoricon 2015 [video]
- The Columbian: Save the Date: Kumoricon, dogs in pools, folkies, fun at the fort
- The Columbian: In Our View: Cheers & Jeers
- The Columbian: Off Beat: Great costume, but can you explain the lipstick smudge?
- The Daily Astorian: Kumoricon: A welcoming home for nerds [soft paywall]
- Daily Emerald: Summer Convention Survival Guide
- Dark Horse: Manga Monday: Come See Dark Horse At Kumoricon!
- Go Local PDX: 5 Fun Things To Do This Weekend: September 4th-6th
- Oregon Live: 15 things to do in Portland before the end of summer
- Oregon Live: Kumoricon 2015
- Oregon Live: Kumoricon 2015 [Adobe Flash required]
- Oregon Live: PDX Street Style: Kumoricon 2015
- Oregon Live: Faerieworlds and Tour de Lab: 5 things to do in Portland this weekend
- Bleeding Cool News: Things To Do On The West Coast In August If You Like Comics [warning: autoplay sound]
- The Columbian: Cosplay is serious fun
- The Columbian: Kumoricon draws thousands of animated fans
- Dark Horse: Manga Monday: Come See Us This Weekend at Kumoricon
- Dark Horse: Manga Monday: Kumoricon 2014 Cosplay Report!
- Portland Tribune: The Short List
- Visit Vancouver USA: Visit Vancouver USA announces 2014 Tourism Award winners
- The Anipike: Return to the Quay: Kumori Con 2013
- Dark Horse: Manga Mondays: 2013 Cosplay Album Part 3
- Dark Horse: Manga Mondays: Cosplay Album Part 3A: Kumoricon Extra!
- Ticketbud: How Kumoricon Hit Record Attendance With Ticketbud
- Visit Vancouver USA: Kumoricon Returns to Vancouver USA Labor Day Weekend
- Visit Vancouver USA: Vancouver USA Regional Tourism Office Announces 2013 Tourism Award Winners
- Anime KABOOM!: Kumoricon's 10 Year Anniversary!
- The Columbian: Downtown's Kumoricon convention draws a crowd
- Oregon Live: 21 events in Southwest Washington this September
- The Vancouver Side: Kumoricon [video]
- Visit Vancouver USA: Kumoricon Returns to Vancouver USA Over Labor Day Weekend
- WoSide Productions: Hilarious News Reporter at Anime Convention [video]
- The Columbian: World of cartoons alive at Kumoricon
- The Columbian: Unconventional convention closes, plans to come back to Vancouver
- KBOO: Anime and Poster Art
- Visit Vancouver USA: Vancouver, Washington, Becomes Mecca for Anime Enthusiasts over Labor Day Weekend
- Dark Horse: Otaku in the Mist
- Oregon Live: Family fun Sept 3-10: Kumoricon 2010, Oregon State Fair and more
- OtakuReview.net [article | photos]
- Digital Trends: Kumoricon 2009
- Freedom TV
- The Journal of the Lincoln Heights Literary Society: Convention Report: Kumoricon 2009
- Oregon Live: Svetlana Chmakova at Kumoricon 2009
- The Yuuyake Shimbun: Kumoricon Strikes Back
- Asian Reporter: Where East Meets Northwest
- Asian Reporter: Kumoricon 2007 heats up "anime mania" [link no longer active: http://hamto.com/files/AR_articles/kumoricon-2007.pdf]
- The Columbian: Freakish Fun from the Far East (Sep. 3, 2007)
- KOIN News 6: Koin News 6 Story of Kumoricon and The Slants [video]
- Portland Tribune: Adventure
- Willamette Week Online: Slanted & Enchanted
- The Yuuyake Shimbun: Attack of the Otaku [link no longer active: http://bp1.blogger.com/_f4AaBCHTRe4/RzztheR-1VI/AAAAAAAAAzw/kkbQ90lU-dc/s1600-h/KUMORI-1.jpg]
- Portland Tribune: Invasion of anime geeks turns hotel into Fantasy Central
- The Journal of the Lincoln Heights Literary Society: Kumoricon 2005