AOD 2006: Second Round of Guests

Apr 28th 2006
AOD: The San Francisco Animation Convention
August 4-6, 2006
Cathedral Hill Hotel
1101 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA 94109
http://www.aodsf.org

AOD 2006: THE SAN FRANCISCO ANIMATION CONVENTION ANNOUNCES SECOND ROUND
OF
GUESTS!

SAN FRANCISCO, April 28, 2006 � AOD 2006: The San Francisco Animation
Convention announced today its second round of guests of honor for the
upcoming August convention, including Vic Mignogna, Greg Dean, Tommy
Yune,
Brad DeMoss and PMBQ along with previously-announced guests Marv
Wolfman,
Ken Pontac and Gilles Poitras.

In addition to the many hours of guest, industry, and fan panel
programming slated for AOD 2006, popular events include the CosplayOD
costume contest, the VideoOD animated film festival and the Dealer�s
Hall
marketplace. Discounted pre-registration for the convention is
currently
open and is value-priced at only $35.00 per membership through June 1,
2006. Registration information is available at aodsf.org.

About the Guests:

Vic Mignogna is a one of the most charismatic, talented and
well-respected
anime voice actors in the business today, having voiced Edward Elric in
Fullmetal Alchemist, Broly in Dragon Ball Z and Shigeru Aoba in Neon
Genesis Evangelion among many other successful and exciting roles.

Mr. Yune, also known as "Yoonie," has been working for over a decade in
the animation and video game industries and is currently creative
director
at Harmony Gold, overseeing all things on the classic and renowned
series
Robotech.

Brad DeMoss is an actor, video editor, and general handyman in the
world
of animation, having acted in the anime Nazca, edited dozens of
award-winning anime music videos and served as host and emcee at
numerous
conventions and events including last year�s AOD.

Independent comic book artist PMBQ returns for her third AOD as one of
the
strongest personalities in the scene today, having succeeded with both
self-publishing and merchandising of her marquee title, Tea Club.

Teen Titans co-creator Marv Wolfman, Happy Tree Friends writer Ken
Pontac
and Anime Essentials author Gilles Poitras all return to AOD as highly
popular and exciting guests from last year.

About AOD:

AOD 2006 is operated by the Federation for the Promotion of Animation,
a
not-for-profit organization established to educate people on the art of
animation and make use of its richness to promote cross-cultural
learning
and understanding in a fun, family-oriented environment. Formerly known
as
�Anime Overdose,� AOD 2005 was packed with all-star guests, exciting
events, and tons of family-friendly fun. Visit http://www.aodsf.org for
more information.


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