The WaSabi Code" Puzzle Game comes to Anime Festival Orlando 7

Jul 10th 2006
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8:00 AM EST, July 10, 2006

“THE WASABI CODE” PUZZLE GAME COMES TO ANIME FESTIVAL ORLANDO 7

ORLANDO, FL, JULY 10, 2006: Taking a note from the successful Dan Brown novel, Wasabi Anime will be producing a uniquely planned scavenger hunt called “The WaSabi Code” for this year's Anime Festival Orlando (July 28th-30th) at the Wyndham Orlando Resort on International Drive. Anime and puzzle fans will compete for hundreds of dollars worth of 2007 anime and pop culture convention tickets.



The puzzle begins with a simple anagram (that will be available at www.wasabianime.com on July 21st) which will be a clue for solving the other puzzles in the Anime Festival Orlando convention guide. Once all the puzzles are completed, players will discover an email address to send their answers to after the convention concludes. The deadline for emailing the answers is midnight (EST) on August 5th. The winner will be announced on www.wasabianime.com sometime on August 6th.



One winner will win two free passes to each of the following conventions:

• FX 2007 - “The Coolest Show On Earth!” (www.fxshow.com)

• JACON 2007 (www.jacon.org)

• Anime Express X (www.animeexpress.org)

• Anime Festival Orlando 8 (www.animefestivalorlando.com)

• YasumiCon 2007 (www.yasumicon.com)



Since 2001, Green Mustard Productions aka “Wasabi Anime” has been producing events for the ever growing Japanese animation (anime) and pop-culture fandom. This richly diverse genre has reached mainstream proportions over recent years through the popularity of shows such as Pokemon, Dragonball Z, and Fullmetal Alchemist. The film Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi (Spirited Away) even went as far to win the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature in 2003 signifying a cultural acceptance of the art form in the United States.



Anime Festival Orlando is “Florida's Favorite Anime ConventionTM”. Started by a group of motivated Japanese animation fans in Central Florida, AFO has quickly grown into an annual gathering of “otaku” from all across the United States. The weekend long event features celebrity voice actors, costume contests, dealers selling exotic wares, discussion panels, game shows, dance parties, and many other themed events. Admission is $45 for a weekend pass.



ONLINE REFERENCE INFORMATION

• Wasabi Anime http://www.wasabianime.com

• Green Mustard Productions http://www.greenmustard.com

• Anime Festival Orlando http://www.animefestivalorlando.com

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