Connichi 2007: JETIX Presents Savi Yeatman-Eiffel (Oban Star Racers)

Jul 21st 2007
The Manga- und Anime-Convention from Animexx e.V.
7th to 9th of September 2007 in Kongress Palais in Kassel, Germany Kassel, 20th July 2007

The Connichi is proud to annouce in cooporation with JETIX another guest of honour. Savin Yeatman-Eiffel (Author, Co-Regisseur and Producer of "Oban Star-Racers") will be on this years Connichi in Kassel, Germany.

Earth, 2082. Twenty-five years after the failed invasion of the Crog forces.

Young Eva (15) is determined to be reunited with her father, race manager Don Wei, who sent her off to a tough boarding school ten years earlier and has never bothered to visit.
She escapes from school and secretly joins her dad's famous star-racer team under the alias “Molly”.

But Don Wei doesn't recognize his daughter. He has other troubles on his mind: the President of the Earth Coalition has just put him in charge of a dangerous top-secret mission. Don Wei must lead the Earth to victory in a mysterious and mythical intergalactic competition – The Great Race of ban. It is said that the outcome of the competition will radically transform the balance of power within our Galaxy. Earth cannot afford to lose – especially not against the Crogs!

Before she knows what is happening, "Molly" takes off for the planet Alwas, the first stage of The Great Race of ban, with Don Wei, champion pilot Rick Thunderbolt, gunner Jordan and mechanics Stan and Koji.

The fate of Molly and her friends, as well as the future of the human race, are now inextricably intertwined…

AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS
Official competition, TV series - International Annecy Animation Festival 2006
Animeland Award of the Best non-Japanese Animation Series of 2006 – Grand Prix Animeland 2007 (awarded by the readers of France's biggest animation/manga magazine, Animeland).
Grand Prix du Divertissement Eurojap Award – Polymanga 2007 (award for best European series influenced by Japan awarded by Switzerland's main anime convention, Polymanga).
Nominated for best Action/Adventure series – Cartoons on the Bay 2007
Official competition, TV series - Platform International Animation Festival 2007
You will find additional information in the attachements of this e-mail.

JETIX: www.jetixtv.de www.jetixeurope.com

Sav! The World Productions www.savtheworld.com

Official Homepage „Oban Star-Racers“ www.obanstarracers.fr


Allgemeine Informationen zur Connichi
The Connichi is the biggest by fans organized Anime and Manga convention in Germany, Austria and Suisse. She will take place this year from the 7th to 9th of September 2007 in the Kongress Palais in Kassel, Germany. Organized by the biggest association for Anime and Manga in Germany Animexx e.V. over 12.000 visitors from all over Europe and Japan will be partying three days with guest of honours, voiceactors, dancegroups, etc.
This years sponsors are ADV Films, Universum Film and Anime-Virtual.


Connichi 2007: http://www.connichi.de/index.en.html

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