Geneon Anime Festival at Anime Expo to Feature KOTOKO Concert


Performing top hit songs from her current releases and upcoming album, Japan's rising new music artist, KOTOKO, will be appearing live in concert on Saturday afternoon, July 2, as part of the "Geneon Anime Festival" (starting at 1pm inside the Anaheim Convention Center's live programming room) at Anime Expo, the largest anime convention in the United States. Anime Expo (July 1-4, 2005) takes place this year at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California and is expected to draw over 30,000 attendees.

Firmly established in Japan as a driving new force in the J-pop and techno/trance culture, KOTOKO is appearing in the U.S. for the first time. Anime fans and music fans will be able to see KOTOKO at the "Geneon Anime Festival" sponsored by Geneon Entertainment.

In addition to a full-scale concert, the Geneon event will showcase sneak-peek screenings of the latest and hottest anime features licensed by the company, as well as a bomb-shell surprise appearance by an anime industry guest involved with the much-anticipated new HELLSING ULTIMATE OAV SERIES. In keeping with the program's anime theme, popular anime voice actors Johnny Yong Bosch and Wendee Lee will be hosting this event spectacular.

About Geneon Entertainment:
Geneon Entertainment is one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, marketing and distribution of entertainment content, with offices in the U.S. and Japan. Geneon currently sells to a variety of consumers, with home entertainment products in many categories and channels, such as animation, film, music, television programming, interactive media, and brand licensing and merchandising.

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