2007 Fan Expo Canada

Jun 13th 2007
FACT SHEET: CNAnime

WHAT: Visitors from across Ontario and around the world have the opportunity to experience the very best of pop culture first-hand at the upcoming 13th Annual Fan Expo Canada. The return of the country's largest combined event which includes The Canadian National Comic Book Expo, CNAnime, SFX Science Fiction Expo, Festival of Fear Horror Expo and it's newest addition GX- the Canadian National Gaming Expo is the perfect family outing and offers something for all ages and interests!

CNAnime – Animation Expo will feature several famous voice actors from such smash hit shows as Fullmetal Alchemist, Naruto, Pokémon, Zatchbell, Inuyasha, Dragon Ball Z, Mobile Suit Gundam, The Transformers and Yu-Gi-Oh!. Visitors will have the opportunity to participate in anime games, contests, portfolio reviews, workshops and seminars and will also have the chance to meet with their favourite industry experts one-on-one.

CNAnime Celebrity Guests Include:

YASUHIRO NIGHTOW - Creator of Manga/Anime TRIGUN
DAISUKE MORIYAMA - Creator of CHRONO CRUSADE
ATSUSHI SUZUMI – Creator of VENUS VERSUS VIRUS
VERONICA TAYLOR – Voice of Ash Ketchum on POKEMON
MAILE FLANAGAN - Emmy Award Winning Voice Actor & star of NARUTO
CRISPIN FREEMAN - Anime Superstar Voice of HELLSING & SLAYERS
BRAD SWAILE - Voice star of MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM
SEAN SCHEMMEL - Director of AH! MY GODDESS & star of DRAGONBALL Z
LUCI CHRISTIAN - Voice Star of COMIC PARTY REVOLUTION & D.N.ANGEL
LAURA BAILEY – Voice Star of FRUITS BASKET, KODOCHA & BLUE GENDER
GAVIN BLAIR - Creator of REBOOT
Plus the creative team of RED VS BLUE!

Key Features and Highlights of the CNAnime Expo:

Anime All Night ~ grab your pj's and join the all night Anime Karaoke party, featuring hundreds of anime tunes in both Japanese and English
Anime Name That Tune ~ guess the name of the song from one of your favourite anime features and win a prize
Anime Win, Lose or Draw ~ draw popular Anime titles or characters for a chance to win a prize
Autograph Sessions ~ always a crowd pleaser, visitors have the opportunity to meet and seek autographs from professional Anime creators
Q & A Sessions ~ ask the questions you have always wanted to ask the experts
Artist Alley ~ meet the top manga professional pencillers, inkers and writers
Small Press Pavilion ~ this Indy Market features local independent comic books, zines, manga and other related publications
Celebrity Guest Speakers ~ live presentations by your favourite Anime celebs
Canadian National Gundam Building Championships ~ model builders of all ages and skill set are invited to bring complete Gundam models to the show
CN Anime 2007: Anime Music Video Contest
Hollywood Anime ~ a chance to watch Anime on a big screen
Portfolio Reviews ~ bring your portfolio and let an manga professional offer you advice, tips and guidance
Theatre Anime ~ enjoy previews of upcoming releases and classic oldies in four big theatres with state of the art sound
Voice Acting 101 ~ learn how to become a voice actor in this hands-on workshop
Workshops and Seminars ~ learn about working in the Anime industry
Canada's largest Masquerade on Saturday, Aug.25th – dress up as a popular Anime character and compete
600 commercial exhibitors and retailers will offer everything from gold and silver comics, graphic novels, trades, toys, games, videos, DVDs, movie memorabilia, original artwork, posters and more
Industry Preview Area ~ see the latest products and services and get a sneak peek at upcoming projects



WHEN: AUGUST 24-26th 2007
Friday, August 24th (special preview) 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 25th 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 26th 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.


WHERE: Metro Toronto Convention Centre South Building
222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto Ontario



SPECIAL EVENT TICKETS: Some celebrity presentations are specially ticketed events - for dates, times and prices please call Ticketmaster 416-870-8000 after July 1st or visit HYPERLINK "http://www.fanexpocanada.com" www.fanexpocanada.com



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