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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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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

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Press Release: Anime-ZAP! Announces 2014 Location and First Guest Chuck Huber

[1 May 2013 | by | Comments Off]
Anime Cosplayer as Grell from Black Butler

Peoria, Illinois – 04/12/13 – The Illinois anime convention Anime-ZAP! is excited to announce that Anime-ZAP! 2014 will take place from January 3-5 at the Embassy Suites in East Peoria, Illinois. This is the fifth year of the convention, moving to a new location after three years in downtown Peoria. Also, the convention is excited to announce voice actor Chuck