NYC's Kinokuniya Books to Host Anime Day This Sunday (Update 2)
posted on by Egan Loo
The New York Anime Festival and the Kinokuniya Bookstore in New York City will be hosting an Anime Day event on Sunday with panels, giveaways, and a Japanese guest: singer Ai Kawashima. The Samurai Beat Radio streaming station will host this performer of One Piece: The Desert Princess and The Pirates: Adventure in Alabasta's "compass" opening theme and The Place Promised in Our Early Days' "Kimi no Koe" ending theme. The first volume of the Sayonara, Zetsubou-sensei manga will be given to the first 10 fans dressed as the Zetsubou-sensei title character. The first 30 fans, in costume or not, at the event will receive a Soul Eater key holder from Yen Press. The day's panels will cover cosplay, Japan Society's upcoming "Krazy! The Delirious World Of Anime + Manga + Video Games" exhibit, manga drawing, Keio Academy's summer camp, and Karaterice's music-making session with echostream.
Update: Date corrected in the main article. Thanks, KazenoKami
Update 2 The event will only introduce Kawashima's music before her later American debut. Thanks, karenai_hana.
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