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Experience Anime Avenue at Gen Con So Cal

ANAHEIM, CA. (October 13, 2006) With interest in the art of Japanese
animation reaching new heights, Gen Con is continuing to expand and
make
more prominent it¹s Anime feature at its¹ shows. At Gen Con So Cal
this
year, fan¹s of anime will get to see and experience expanded anime
content
delivering what anime fan¹s want‹more things anime.

The "Anime Avenue" at Gen Con So Cal is growing into a full-line anime
convention. Attendees of the show can look forward to more anime with
events
such as video premiers and sneak previews, anime music videos,
celebrity
appearances, live panels and hundreds of vendors dedicated to the art
of
anime.

"We are looking forward to increasing our anime presence at Gen Con So
Cal,"
said Peter D. Adkison, CEO of Gen Con, "Gen Con¹s electronic gaming
initiative is synergistic with the anime initiatives, two areas we plan
on
expanding. Experience has shown that fans of anime are equally
interested
in electronic gaming and vice versa."

With a special focus on anime programming at Gen Con it allows more
gamers
the opportunity to enjoy a more complete anime experience. Anime
enthusiasts will enjoy the additional events and displays while taking
part
in the many gaming activities and programs that Gen Con So Cal is known
for.
To facilitate the additional programming, Gen Con is dedicating a total
of
four rooms to anime entertainment, panels, art, screenings and Asian
film.

Gen Con So Cal will be open to the public Thursday, November 16 through
Sunday, November 19 with gaming events offered 24 hours a day at the
Anaheim
Convention Center, a 933,000 square foot state of the art facility in
Anaheim, CA just steps from Disneyland.

Attendees must purchase a badge to gain entrance to the show. Badge
pre-registration runs through October 13, 2006, noon PST at
www.gencon.com.
On-site badge registration starts at 9 am Thursday, November 16. A
four-day
badge is $55 with pre-registration, or $65 on site. A one-day badge is
$30
with pre-registration, or $35 on site. Children 8 and under are free
with an
accompanying adult. For more information and to register, call (800)
529-EXPO or visit www.gencon.com.

About Gen Con
Gen Con, LLC produces the largest consumer fantasy, sci-fi and
adventure
game convention in North America. Its operations include Gen Con Indy,
Gen
Con So Cal and Star Wars Celebration IV, and licensees for European Gen
Co
shows. It was founded in May of 2002 by former CEO and founder of
Wizards
of the Coast Peter Adkison, who solely owns the company headquartered
in
Seattle, Washington. The company¹s mission is to create The Best Four
Days
in Gaming! every year for its customers. For more information visit the
website at www.gencon.com.

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