Castle Point Anime Convention Announces 2011 Date

Aug 12th 2010
HOBOKEN, NEW JERSEY – August 12, 2010. Castle Point Anime Convention has just released its first announcement for their 2011 convention. The con will be taking place on Sunday, April 10 this year. Like before, the convention will take place at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ.

As well, online pre-registration is also open. Tickets will cost $12 for pre-registration and $15 at the door. There will be a group discount for groups of five for $50. The pre-registration website can be found at http://castlepointanime2011.eventbrite.com. The staff recommends that anyone who has trouble with online registration should email [email protected]

In addition to these two pieces of news, a new Dealer's Room and Artist's Alley has also been announced. Due to the buildup of waiting lines and frequent suggestions from attendees at their 2010 convention, the convention staff has secured Canavan Arena in Stevens' Schaefer Athletic Center to house the Dealer's Room and Artist's Alley this year. Canavan Arena is larger and has a higher capacity than where the Dealer's Room/Artist's Alley was previously held.

Those interested in attending CPAC this year as a vendor or artist should email [email protected] or [email protected] The staff recommends anyone who is planning on doing this should do so as soon as possible to avoid the waiting list that had to be implemented last year.

For more information about Castle Point Anime Convention, please visit the convention website at castlepointanime.com.

ABOUT CASTLE POINT ANIME CONVENTION: Castle Point Anime Convention is created and organized by the members of the Stevens Anime Club and will be held on Sunday, April 10 on the campus of Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey. Castle Point Anime Convention is just minutes away from New York City and is easily accessible by PATH, NJ Transit, ferry, and bus. Castle Point Anime Convention aims to promote anime, manga, and Japanese culture as well as providing a fun experience for attendees.

In the past, comedian Uncle Yo, composer Andy Brick, and musicians PEELANDER-Z, Nullsleep, BitShifter, DJ Yattabyte, Gordon Virasawmi, and DJ Gnaw have all made an appearance at CPAC. Last year, CPAC welcomed voice actors Bill Rogers, Michael Perreca, Rome Elliot, and Kenneth Robert Marlo and voice actress Michelle Knotz from various anime such as "Genhsiken," "Comic Party," Gokudo," and "Pokémon." As well, famous nerdcore hip-hop artist MC Frontalot and 8-Bit artists Bit Shifter and Bubblyfish performed for the attendants of the 2009 convention. The convention drew a crowd of over 1500 people last year from the New Jersey/New York area.

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