Phoenix Anime Fest 2nd Japanese Guest Kosuke Okazaki

Final Guest list PAF!

Phoenix Anime Fest honors its new guest, Kôsuke Okazaki!

Phoenix, Arizona - Monday November 7, 2006 - Phoenix Anime Fest is proud and excited to announce that Kôsuke Okazaki, an editor for Ultra Jump will be visiting Phoenix as their Guest of Honor. Join us for a rare look at the inside of one of Japan’s top manga companies, Ultra Jump.. Mr. Okazki’s credits include:

BASTARD! by Kazushi Hagiwara
ABARA by Tsutomu Nihei
Tengo Tenge X Pinky St.: THE GREATEST TAG BOX
AIR GEAR by Oh! great
[BIOMEGA] by Tsutomu Nihei

As well as collaborations with Koji Morimoto, Mine Yoshizaki and Hyung-Tae Kim.

Joining Mr. Okazaki will be



Kaiju Big Battel

Manga Creators/Writers

Tsutomu Nihei – Blame!

Keith Griffen – I Luv Halloween

C.B. Cebulski – X-Men Fairy Tales

Felipe Smith – MBQ

Armand Villavert Jr – Zapt!

Shanon Denton – Actionopolis

Steven Bennett – Iron Cat Studios

Voice Talent

Kate Higgens – Sakura, Naruto

Greg Ayers – Goku, Saiyuki

Neil Kaplan – Optimus Prime, Transformers

Spike Spencer – Ginta, MAR



Yuffie Bunny

Ichidan Cosplay


Nightingale Tale

Phoenix Anime Fest will be hosting the Arizona premier of Funimation’s, Shinobi. There will also be a sneak peak of the upcoming Witchblade Anime.

Visit our website at and join us on Myspace at for more announcements and details about this exciting event!

Our commercial promos can be viewed on YouTube at and

Thank you for your time and consideration.

About Phoenix Anime Fest

Phoenix Anime Fest is an annual anime and manga convention located at the Wyndham Hotel in Phoenix Arizona. Phoenix Anime Fest is only minutes away from the Sky Harbor Airport and located in growing downtown Phoenix. Phoenix Anime Fest is December 1st – 3rd, 2006. Join Anime Fans in meeting our wide range of guests, cosplay, relax in our 24 hour video rooms and shop in our spacious dealer’s room. Join our Myspace account and forums to keep up to date on our exciting events. See you in December!

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