2010 Fan Expo Canada Announces Yoshitaka Amano's Canadian Debut at CNAnime

Jun 17th 2010
Toronto, Canada - June 17

Fan Expo Canada is pleased to announce the first Canadian appearance of Yoshitaka Amano. As one of the most respected
artists in all of Japan, Yoshitaka Amano has had a career that has spanned the worlds of anime, video games, manga, and North American comics. He will be making a very rare appearance at this year's Fan Expo Canada CNAnime, which runs August 27-29 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto. This is Amano's first visit to Canada. Tickets go on sale July 1.

Visitors from across Ontarioand around the world have the opportunity to experience the very best of pop culture first-hand at the upcoming 16th 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 o Fear Horror Expo and GX - the Canadian National Gaming Expo, is the perfect family outing and offers something for all ages and interests!

CNAnime Celebrity Guests Include:
YOSHITAKA
AMANO – Legendary Artist & Designer, FINAL FANTASY & VAMPIRE HUNTER D
VIC MIGNOGNA – Voice of Edward Elric on FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST
JOHNNY YONG BOSCH – Voice of Ichigo Kurosaki on BLEACH
BRAD SWAILE – Voice of Light Yagami on DEATH NOTE
JAMIE MARCHI – Voice of Rinslet Walker on BLACK CAT
JASON DELINE – Voice of Drago on BAKUGAN
SHAWN MEUNIER – Voice of Preyas on BAKUGAN
SHERRILYN KENYON – Creator & Writer of THE DARK HUNTERS
CHRIS CASTAGNETTO – Community Manager of GAIA ONLINE

Key Features and
Highlights of the CNAnime Expo:

· Anime Karaoke Party
· Anime ‘Name That Tune’
Game Show
· Anime 'Win, Lose or
Draw' Game Show
· Free Autograph
Sessions ~ Meet and seek autographs from professional Anime creators.
· Q & A Sessions ~
Ask the questions you have always wanted to ask.
· Celebrity Guest
Speakers ~ Live presentations by your favourite Anime celebs.
· Workshops and Seminars
~ Learn about working in the Anime industry.
· Canada's largest
Masquerade on Saturday, Aug.28th ~ Dress up as a popular Anime character and
compete.
· 600 commercial exhibitors and
retailers will offer everything from gold and silver comics, graphic novels,
toys, games, videos, DVDs, artwork, posters and more.

WHEN: AUGUST 27-29, 2010
Friday,
August 27 2:00
p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Special Preview)
4:00 p.m. –
9:00 p.m.
Saturday,
August 28 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sunday,
August 29 11:00
a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Metro Toronto Convention Centre: North Building
255 Front
Street West, 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 www.fanexpocanada.com.

FOR GENERAL INFORMATION, VISIT www.fanexpocanada.com

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