Anaheim Convention Center Experiences an Explosion as Anime Expo Begins

1ST Day of the Amazing Four Day Convention Begins With a Bang!

Anaheim, California (July 1, 2006) ‹Thousands of eager attendees
dressed in
colorful costumes of favorite Anime and Manga characters take over at
nation¹s largest Anime/Manga convention¹s 15th year anniversary at the
Anaheim Convention Center July 1-4, 2006. More information is
available at .

With over 20,000 pre-registered attendees, Anime Expo® 2006 is
a record number of attendees this year. A new registration process has
instilled, and attendees sill find themselves spending less time
waiting in
lines and more time in the sold out Exhibit Hall, at Panels, Workshops
Main Events.

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 on site at the Anaheim Convention Center
Anime Expo® 2006 ( ) and
receive news and streaming video from the convention at

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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