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Animenext Press Release

posted on 2002-08-03 12:01 EDT
The Animenext 2002 organizsers have sent this press release out with details on their guests and events. Anime Next takes place in New Jersey on October 11-13.

Press release:

ANIMENEXT 2002: OCTOBER 11-13 @ SECAUCUS, NJ - UPDATE
New York, NY -- August 2, 2002

[LATEST UPDATES]

Special Guests Added:
* Myriam Sirois: Voice Actress (Akane, Ranma 1/2)
* Richard Cox: Voice Actor (Boy-type Ranma, Ranma 1/2)
* Jamie McGonnigal: Voice Actor (Omi, Knight Hunters)
* Mike Sinterniklaas: Producer, NYAV dubbing studio

Program Guests Added:
* Robert Bricken: Editor, Anime Invasion
* Robert DeJesus: Artist
* Frank Pannone: Editor, CPM Comics
* Bill Rogers: Voice Actor

Other News:
* Kia Asamiya to pencil Marvel Comics X-men #416 and up!
* Ranma & Akane together for the first time @ AnimeNEXT!
* AnimeNEXT hotel rates revised! (Now only $99 Fri & Sat)

Workshops Added:
Drawing Comics the Manga Way, Dubbing Anime, Kimono,
Learning Shogi, Japanese 101, Origami

[REGISTER]

Pre-register on-line at http://www.animenext.org/reg.html.
PayPal payments accepted for on-line registration.

Or download our registation form and submit along with
Check or Money Order. Instructions are on the form:
http://www.animenext.org/regform.pdf

RATES
* Only $40 Adult 3-day membership (before 09-15-2002)
* Only $20 Child 3-day membership (before 09-15-2002)
(Group discounts are available for parties of 8 or more)

[LOCATION]

Crowne Plaza Meadowlands (cpmeadowlands.crowneplaza.com)
2 Harmon Plaza, Secaucus, NJ 07094
Tel: 201-348-6900 Fax: 201-864-0963

RATES (Mention AnimeNEXT for group rate)
* $ 99 Double or King (Fri and Sat only!)
* $119 Double or King (all other days)
* $149 Alcove Suite

ATTRACTIONS
* 4 miles to Midtown NYC in a quiet & affordable area
* Driving distance from NY, NJ, PA, CT, MA, DE, and MD
* 12 miles from Newark International Airport
* Bus and Rail connections available
* Secaucus Outlet Center (NJ 0% tax on clothes)
* Meadowlands Sports Complex

[GUESTS]

GUEST OF HONOR
* Kia Asamiya Manga Artist and Creator
Steam Detectives
Martian Successor Nadesico
Silent Mobius
Dark Angel: Phoenix Ressurection

SPECIAL GUESTS
* Myriam Sirois Voice Actress (Akane, Ranma 1/2)
* Richard Cox Voice Actor (Ranma, Ranma 1/2)
* Jamie McGonnigal Voice Actor (Omi, Knight Hunters)
* Toshifumi Yoshida Producer, Viz Video
* Mike Sinterniklaas Producer, NYAV
* C.B. Cebulski Editor, Marvel Comics

PROGRAM GUESTS
* Robert Bricken Editor, Anime Invasion
* Robert DeJesus Artist, AiCANDY
* Frank Pannone Editor, CPM Comics
* Bill Rogers Voice Actor
* Steve Pearl Moderator, rec.arts.anime.info

... still more to be announced.

[EVENTS]

* CosPlay
* Music Video Contest
* Dance
* Video Premiers
* Panels
* Workshops
+ Manga (Drawing w/Manga Style)
+ Dubbing (Voicing Acting)
+ Kimono (The subtle art)
+ Shogi (Japanese Chess)
+ Japanese (Learning the ABC's)
+ Origami (Art of Paper-folding)

[DEALERS]

* Spacious Exhibitor's Hall!
* Almost 10,000 square feet of Anime, Manga, and more!

[MAILING LIST]

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e-mail. The list is low volume and you should expect
about 2 to 3 e-mails per month. Simply e-mail:

[email protected]

[ADDITIONAL CONTACT INFORMATION]

[email protected] General Inquiries
[email protected] Press Passes
[email protected] Advertising and Sponsorship
[email protected] Other Public Relations Inquiries
[email protected] Vendor contact
[email protected] Volunteering at the event

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