The World of Harajuku Fashion Comes to AM2 As Fashion Designers From The House of Putumayo Are Announced As Official Guests Official Guests of Honor

Apr 4th 2012

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (April 3, 2012) – Chief Designer, SHUNSUKE HASEGAWA, and Manager, NISHIOKA, from the world famous Harajuku brand, PUTUMAYO, comes EXCLUSIVELY to this summer's most anticipated anime, manga and music convention AM2 (June 15-17, 2012; Anaheim Convention Center and Anaheim Hilton) as Official 2012 Guests of Honor. More info and attendee registration can be found at www.am2con.org

Known for their uniquely illustrated Lolita and punk-themed T-shirts, that no other brand can offer, Putumayo, has also expanded and evolved their brand to include “School Style” and “Gothic Style” themed fashion lines which add to the uniqueness of Harajuku trends.

Putumayo's activities at AM2 includes not only autographs and panels, but also a full fashion show for attendees as well as special gifts for AM2 3-Day Passport Holders.

Putumayo has worked styled celebrities and artists including Vocaloid software/ character “Hatsune Miku”, Crypton Future Media and characters from Namco Bandai's “Tales of Xilla” video game.

In addition, limited quantities, of limited edition Putumayo novelty mirrors, while supplies last, will be provided to 3-Day Passport holders who purchase over $100.00 (US) from the Putumayo brand at the Harajuku Hearts Booth in the Exhibit Hall.

Please note that ALL Guest of Honor activities (i.e. panels, autographs, appearances, etc.) are ALL Passport preferred activities. There will also be a private Meet & Greet event for Anaheim Hilton Room Block Attendees (room key proof is required).

Attendees can avoid the anticipated huge lines at autographs, premiere screenings, workshops, main events, concerts and panels by purchasing a Passport fast pass for

the event. The Passport fast pass will also provide holders with premier seating options at Main Events and at Concert events as well as major discounts with theme parks (including Disneyland and the grand opening of Cars Land, Knotts Berry Farm, etc.), retailers and local restaurants. Bypass the lines and get your Passport today and experience the difference!

AM2 current activities include Exhibit Hall, AMV's, Arcade, Summer Festival, Behind the Voice Actors Studio, Masquerade, Dances, Fashion Shows, Table Top, Console Gaming, Workshops, Panels, Concerts and more!

Putumayo joins current AM2 Official Guests of Honor Andrea Libman, Quinton Flynn and Toshihiro Kawamoto.

AM2 Premieres, screenings and exclusive screenings include ACE ATTORNEY, FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST: THE STAR OF MILOS, KAIBUTSU-KUN THE MOVIE, KAIJI 2 and more!

Current Major Sponsors Include: Anime News Network and Snakebyte USA.

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About AM2
Located in Anaheim, California – AM2, established in 2010, is a multi-day (3 days) 24 hour event with no general attendance/badge purchase requirement and is aspiring to be a key meeting place for fans that share a common interest in Asian music, Animation/ Anime, and Comics/Manga. Nominal fees are charged for certain activities that attendees choose to participate in. AM2 will be held on June 15-17, 2012 at the Anaheim Convention Center in sunny Anaheim, California. More information can be found at www.am2con.org

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