Metrocon 4 Artist Alley Signup Open

Artist Alley Signup Open
METROCON 4: Florida's Largest Anime Convention
June 2-4, 2006

TAMPA BAY, FL, April 19, 2006 – METROCON is pleased to announce that online signup to Artist Alley is now open. Artists and small scale publishers may now go to the METROCON Home Page at to register and reserve tables. Information, rules, and guidelines for Artist Alley are available when registering.

METROCON is a weekend-long celebration of the numerous facets of Japanese popular entertainment – from anime (Japanese animation), manga (Japanese comics), J-pop and J-rock (Japanese pop and rock music, performed by “idols”) to cosplay (costume design and performance) and video games.

Events at METROCON this year include: - The “Anime Human Chess Match” - Year 3, The Anime Fan Film Festival, “Anime Idol” J-Pop/J-Rock Competition, a concert featuring the alternative rock band Eyeshine, a formal ballroom dance, - Artists' Alley; - A “gong show style” cosplay competition; costume contest; dealers'/exhibition room, “DDR Extreme” Tournaments, - An Anime Music Video contest (AMVs), - Official convention screenings of new North American releases, - Panels with North American anime industry guests, - Live Celebrity Commentaries with the industry guests, - Dances and karaoke, - The METROCADE video game room and finally, continuous hours of Japanese anime and related programming.

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