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ShoujoCon Update

posted on 2003-05-14 23:08 EDT
ShoujoCon has announced a new guest: Tomoko Taniguchi (Manga-ka: Call Me Princess, Princess Prince, Aquarium). ShoujoCon has also announced that Silver Ash have cancelled their appearance due to restrictions in travel based on the SARS outbreak.

Excerpted from the Press Release:

JAPANESE MANGAKA GUEST OF HONOR: TOMOKO TANIGUCHI
We're excited and proud to welcome shoujo manga artist Tomoko Taniguchi to this year's con! Ms. Taniguchi is the creator of stories such as "Call Me Princess", "Princess Prince" and "Aquarium", all translated into English by Central Park Media.

http://www.shoujocon.com/guests/taniguchi.html

LIVE MUSIC GUESTS CANCELLATION
2003 Live Music Guests Silver Ash have cancelled their North American appearances, due to the current SARS outbreak in China, and the World Health Organization (WHO) restrictions on Chinese citizens traveling outside the country.

DISCUSSIONS AND PANELS SCHEDULE NOW POSTED
Shoujocon's talk sessions have long been a highlight of the con-- and this year is no different. We've got plenty of new subjects this year as well.

SEEKING PANELISTS AND PRESENTERS
Are you well-versed in shoujo anime and manga? Share your knowledge by serving as a Panelist or moderating a Discussion at Shoujocon! Check out the current list of Panels and Discussion Groups on the Shoujocon website, and let us know which ones you're interested in.

http://www.shoujocon.com/events/discussion.html
http://www.shoujocon.com/events/panels.html

ART SHOW/ARTISTS' ALLEY INFO AND REGISTRATION UP
Are you an artist interested in showcasing your artwork? Do you want to meet new admirers of your talents, as well as make a few sales? Shoujocon's Art Show and Artists' Alley provide you with the chance to do these things. There's info now about both, as well as forms up so you can register!

http://www.shoujocon.com/events/artshow.html
http://www.shoujocon.com/events/artalley.html


PRE-REGISTRATION, GAMES, CONTESTS AND MORE!
Haven't yet pre-registered for the con? You can do so here for $10 off the full weekend rate:
http://www.shoujocon.com/registration/index.html
And, enter the name of a favorite hated character for our Whack A Thon contests:
http://www.shoujocon.com/events/whackathon.php
If you're a role-player, you can also join us for the second round of Shoujocon Parliament:
http://www.shoujocon.com/events/parliament.php
If you're a budding manga artist, there's our online shoujo comic contest:
http://www.shoujocon.com/contests/contests_comic.html
Or if you're the helpful type, you can volunteer for this year's con!
http://www.shoujocon.com/volunteer/index.html

There's plenty more news where all this came from. Go to our website at http://www.shoujocon.com to learn more!

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