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Press Release: Con Announces Vic Mignogna, LittleKuriboh

[8 May 2013 | by | Comments Off]

Lisle, IL – April 8, 2013 – Con Anime Convention in Chicago has announced it’s first two guests for the convention will be Vic Mignogna and LittleKuriboh. This con will be held at the Wyndham Hotel in Lisle, Illinois from December 13 to 15, 2013. Vic Mignogna has been acting since he was 8 years old. Since then Vic has

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Press Release: Japanese Government Establishes “Creative Industries Internationalization Committee” to Strengthen the Proliferation of Japanese Anime, Manga, Fashion and Culture Throughout the World

[7 May 2013 | by | Comments Off]
Naruto Cosplayer at Zenkaikon

TOKYO (APRIL 10th 2013) – The newly appointed Minister of METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) Toshimitsu Motegi has established a committee called “METI Creative Industries Internationalization Committee” (掲載産業省クリエイティブ産業国際展開懇談会) to financially support and implement any measures needed to strengthen the proliferation of Japanese culture and contents throughout the world. The Japanese government selected committee members based on the wealth

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Press Release: Nintendo-Inspired Pop Art Show

[6 May 2013 | by | Comments Off]
Nintendo Pop Art Show

Michael Edward Miller:’Punch Out!’ Los Angeles Opening reception: Monday June 10th, 2013 at 7:00 PM Los Angeles based Opulen Studios is pleased to host the first international art exhibition by Vancouver-based Street/Pop Art sensation, Michael Edward Miller a.k.a. Mikey. The opening reception is set for Monday June 10th, 2013 at 7 P.M. and the exhibition will run until Thursday June

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Carrie Fischer Guest at Star Wars Celebration Europe

[6 May 2013 | by | Comments Off]
Carrie Fischer as Princess Leia

Carrie Fischer, better known as the bad ass Princess Leia to Star Wars fans, will be a Guest at the 2013 Star Wars Celebration Europe this July. Fischer was only 19 when she played Princess Leia Organa, setting the gold standard for strong princesses with attitude. She is scheduled for greeting fans, signing autographs, and will appear on stage for

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Press Release: Welcoming DJ & Producer, Ram Rider, as Guest of Honor for Anime Expo 2013

[2 May 2013 | by | Comments Off]
DJ RAM Rider

LOS ANGELES, CA, April 19th, 2013 – Anime Expo, North America’s largest anime and Japanese pop culture convention, announces RAM RIDER as a Guest of Honor for AX2013! The prolific DJ, producer, lyricist and vocalist will be behind the decks at AXDance, Anime Expo’s showcase of leading EDM DJs from the US and Japan. RAM RIDER blazed up the Shibuya