Anime Expo® 2010 Announces Japanese Actress, Saki Aibu, as an Official Guest of Honor

Jun 18th 2010
Los Angeles, CA – June 18, 2010 – Anime Expo® is pleased to announce today that Japanese actress, Saki Aibu, will be an official Guest of Honor at its July convention. Anime Expo, North America's largest anime and manga convention, is scheduled for July 1 – 4, 2010, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Saki Aibu will make an appearance during the World Premiere screening of her upcoming movie release, Eternal First Love, on July 1 at 2:30p.m.

Saki Aibu is a well-known Japanese actress, having starred in over 25 TV shows and 4 feature-length movies. Ms. Aibu recently acted as Izawa Riiko on the TV show, Zettai Kareshi, which was adapted from a popular manga series. In addition to her live-action drama roles, she has also lent her vocal talents to characters in various anime titles, including Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva (Remi Altava), Doraemon: Nobita no Shin Makai Daibōken (Miwako Mangetsu) andKaiketsu Zorori (Tail).

Check out her bio here.

Saki Aibu joins Anime Expo's 2010 guest line-up along with voice actor Masakazu Morita; musical duo RSP; singer BENI; voice actresses Yui Horie and Eri Kitamura; Internet sensation Danny Choo; musical artists Megumi Nakajima and May'n; manga artist Rei Hiroe; musical artist MELL; supergroup AKB48; voice actor Katsuyuki Konishi; Eden of the East trio Kenji Kamiyama, Satoru Nakamura and Tomohiko Ishii; voice actor Kyle Hebert; animation director Toshihiro Kawamoto; seiyuu Yuu Asakawa; J-rock band Sophia; and anime director Shinichi “Nabeshin” Watanabe.

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About Anime Expo®

Anime Expo is located in Los Angeles and is the nation's largest anime and manga convention. The Expo serves to foster trade, commerce and the interests of the general public and animation industry. This event serves as a key meeting place for the general public to express their interest and explore various aspects of both anime and manga, as well as for members of the industry to conduct business. AX 2010 will be held July 1 – July 4, 2010, at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Southern California. More information can be found at www.anime-expo.org.

About the Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation

The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to popularize and educate the American public about anime and manga, as well as provide a forum to facilitate communication between professionals and fans. This organization is more popularly known by its entertainment property, Anime Expo®. More information can be found at www.spja.org.

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