Anime Expo 2006 Roars into the Anaheim Convention Center

Pre-Registration Lines Fly By with Record Breaking Numbers As Many
Anticipate the Most Celebrated Event of the Industry

Anaheim, California (June 30, 2006) ‹ Lines flew by as happy
attendees completed their badge pick up process at the nation's largest
Anime/Manga convention¹s 15th year anniversary at the Anaheim
Center July 1-4, 2006. More information is available at .

With a sold out Exhibit Hall, record breaking pre-registration numbers
and a
host of celebrated Guests of Honor. Anime Expo® has raised the bar
again with many premieres (U.S. premiere of Fullmetal Alchemist: The
Movie ­
Conqueror of Shamballa and Patlabor2 The Movie by Bandai Visual USA
AXBackstage as the official virtual gateway for the convention (with
streaming video by Stickam?, video reports, news and updates), the AX
(a new AX communication technologies and opportunities for attendees
artists) and events such as the Masquerade, AX Idol and the SPJA

A host of high profile industry celebrated talents such as CLAMP, Seiji
Mizushima, Vic Mignogna, Laura Bailey, Mick Takeuchi , Yutaka Izubuchi,
Tomoki Kyoda, Koge-Donbo, Romi Park, Hiroshi Nagahama, Atsuko Nakajima,
yozuca*, Mana, Noboru Ishiguro, Toru Furuya and Crispin Freeman join in
the 15th Anniversary Celebration.,

Individuals can now register via online (
) or on site at the Anaheim Convention
for Anime Expo® 2006.

About Anime Expo®
Located in Anaheim, California - Anime Expo®, the North America¹s
anime/manga convention, serves to foster trade, commerce and the
of the general public and animation/ comics industry. This event
serves as
a key meeting place for the general public to express their interest
explore various aspects of anime/manga, as well as for members of the
industry to conduct business. AX 2006 will be held July 1 ­ 4, 2006 at
Anaheim Convention Center. More information can be found at its
website ( ).

About SPJA
The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) is a
organization with a mission to popularize and educate the American
about anime and manga, as well as provide a forum to facilitate
communication between professionals and fans. This organization is more
popularly known by its entertainment property ­ Anime Expo®. More
information can be found at its official website (

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