Free Ohio Convention Presented by Anime in Northeast Ohio

Apr 6th 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Free Ohio Anime Convention: Animarathon V Presented by Anime in Northwest Ohio

BOWLING GREEN, OHIO - April 5, 2007.

What: 1-day anime convention
Date: April 14, 2007
Time: 10:00 a.m. - Midnight
Location: Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403
Web Site:
http://www.bgsu.edu/studentlife/organizations/anime/animarathon
Contact Email: [email protected]
Cost: $0.00 Totally free!!

Anime in Northwest Ohio invites everyone to attend Animarathon V at Bowling Green State University, on Saturday, April 14th, 2007. Admission is totally free! Animarathon is a one-day mini-convention featuring multiple screening rooms, a dealer's room, artist's alley, a cosplay (costume) contest, fan panels, games, fan parodies, a big raffle, and more! Also this year, we will have participation from Flash Flash Revolution, and the Bowling Green Gaming Society will have a room for board games and roleplaying games.

The events begin at 10 a.m. and run until midnight. Registration is free on location; there is no pre-registration.

The event will be held at Olscamp Hall, stretching over 13 rooms, located around a central lounge area. Some of our special features include a cosplay contest; Japanese arcade machines; a Nintendo DS lounge; and a live-action, oldskool RPG-styled battle simulation game called Cos-Arena, where players act out their character's attacks. The Dealer's Room can satisfy any shopping hunger you have for anime, Japanese merchandise, or Pocky; and stop by our fan panels and karaoke session for some interactive fun. Don't forget our big raffle where tickets are three for a dollar, and you can win anything from DVDs, to action figures, pins, manga, video games, card games, and many more great prizes.

For the schedule of events, directions to campus, and more information, please go to the website listed above.

ABOUT ANIME IN NORTHWEST OHIO: Animarathon is hosted by Anime in Northwest Ohio, the official anime club of Bowling Green State University. Anime in Northwest Ohio became formally registered as a student organization in February of 2002. Club meetings are every Friday of the school year, excepting holidays, from 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. Anime in Northwest Ohio is a non-profit organization run by students, funded entirely through university student organization funding, grants, donations, and raffle ticket sales.


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