Eclectic Art Market Takes Over Dynamic J-Town Venue For Two Consecutive Weekends This Month With Works From A Talented Mix Of Local Asian And Western-Influenced Artists
Tokyo, April 2, 2012 – NEC BIGLOBE, Ltd. (BIGLOBE), one of Japan’s leading internet service providers, announced today that its digital bookstore Android app SUGOI BOOKS now carries PEACE MAKER, ELEMENTAL GELADE, and ILEGENES.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (April 2, 2012) – Okaerinasimase Goshujin-sama, Hime-sama (Welcome home Master and Mistress)! Experience service and feeling of Japanese maid cafes found in famed Akihabara, Japan with the world famous AniMaid Café and Host Club at AM2 (this summer at the most anticipated FREE summer convention June 15-17, 2012 at the Anaheim Convention Center and Anaheim Hilton). Over fifty (50+) lovely maids and gentle hosts entertain with live performances, fun interactive games, contests, prizes, merriment and fun while attendees feast upon Japanese style food and drink! More info can be found at www.am2con.org
LOS ANGELES (April 2, 2012) – Anime Expo, North America’s largest anime, manga and Japanese pop culture celebration, will present the U.S. debut concert of Japanese recording artist LiSA, whose chart-topping single “Oath Sign” is the theme song for the wildly popular anime series Fate/Zero. In addition, LiSA will be a Guest of Honor participating in a meet-and-greet, autograph signings and focus panels at Anime Expo, when it returns to the LA Convention Center from June 29 – July 2, 2012.
Bloomington, Minneapolis – April 2, 2012 – MetaCon 2012, the newest and hottest comic, sci-fi, and anime con to come to Minneapolis is excited to announce the first two guests for the 2012 Meta Convention will be voice actor Todd Haberkorn, and professional DJ and programmer YTCracker. MetaCon 2012 will bring together thousands of anime, sci-fi, gaming, pop culture, and music fans to a three-day convention at the Doubletree Bloomington Hotel in Bloomington, Minnesota from August 31 to September 2, 2012.
The vibrant story of camaraderie returns to be broadcast on the leader in online streaming content this spring
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Japan’s vibrant history of storytelling gets animated with the broadcast of Folktales from Japan this season
HOUSTON, March 29, 2012—Sentai Filmworks announces it has added Season 2 of the new adventure series PHI-BRAIN ~ KAMI NO PUZZLE from famed director and manga creator Junichi Sato (Sailor Moon, Sergeant Frog, Pretear, Aria,) and legendary anime studio SUNRISE (Mobile Suit Gundam, Cowboy Bebop, Sorceror Hunters, Dirty Pair, Escaflowne.) Season 2 takes the outstanding 25 episodes of Season 1 and builds from there with another 25 action-packed episodes.
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Streaming Anime and Asian content leader prepares to take its viewers on an interstellar journey this spring with SPACE BROTHERS
HOUSTON, March 12, 2012— Sentai Filmworks is pleased to announce the licensing of HATSUKOI LIMITED, the 12 episode series that proves love really is all around, even when you aren’t expecting it! Based on the manga by Mizuki Kawashita (Ichigo 100%), the series features direction by Yoshiki Yamakaw (Baby, Please Kill Me!), character designs by Tomoyuki Shitaya (Kimikiss: Pure Rouge, Mayo Chiki!) and music by Nijine (Mashiroiro Symphony, IDOLM@STER Xenoglossia).
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Set containing entire 16-episode series scheduled for July 2012.
Bloomington, MN – March 28, 2012 – AniMinneapolis, the second-largest anime convention in Minneapolis, is excited to announce two local fan guests for the 2012 convention, including Master costumer Robert “Vash” Lewis and comic-book reviewer Lewis “Linkara” Lovhaug. The Anime Minneapolis 2012 convention will be happening June 29 – July 1, 2012 at the Mall of America.