Anime Expo® 2008 Opens Online Pre-Registration

Save Money, Save Time, Register Online
Pre-Registration Special Available Only Till End of the Year

Anaheim, California (December 28, 2007) — Anime Expo® 2008 announces that
online pre-registration for attendees, industry members and press
representatives will be made available Saturday; December 29, 2007 at noon
PST. More information can be found on the website

One of the most anticipated changes for Anime Expo® 2008 is the new
FULL-SERVICE Registration Support. Anime Expo®'s full-service registration
support will include:

· A seamless full-service process including an online pre-registration
site with customized registration pages, group reservation options, hotel
reservations and self service in registration changes

· “Scan and go technology” which pre-registered attendees will be able
to print a bar code confirmation and have a separate entrance to receive
their expo credentials quickly and easily

· Access to a Call Center with professional representatives to help
with questions and concerns regarding the housing and registration process

· Consultation and implementation of on-site registration to include
line placement and equipment set up

· 100 registration stations, including 60 manned stations and 40 self
registration kiosks

· Experient registration personnel on site to assist and help manage
the registration process

A pre-registration special for attendees of $45.00 U.S. for all four (4)
fun-filled days and nights of anime/manga goodness will be available till
the end of 2007. Online pre-registration accepts American Express,
MasterCard and VISA. Attendee Pre-registration for all four (4) days after
the 2007 deadline will be $50.00 U.S. Attendees, industry members and press
representatives that do not pre-register can also register onsite during the
convention held during the 4th of July weekend (July3-6, 2008) at the Los
Angeles Convention Center.

Anime Expo® Registration Division Head Elizabeth Wang states, “We are very
excited the registration process will be much easier and faster for
attendees. That way attendees can spend their time attending events instead
of waiting in line.”

Attendees, Press and Industry Members are also encouraged to view the video
coverage site of the 2007 convention at

About Anime Expo®

Located in Los Angeles, California - Anime Expo®, the nation's largest
anime/manga convention, serves to foster trade, commerce and the interests
of the general public and animation/ comics industry. This event serves as
a key meeting place for the general public to express their interest and
explore various aspects of anime/manga, as well as for members of the
industry to conduct business. AX 2008 will be held July 3 – July 6, 2008 at
the Los Angeles Convention Center in Southern California. More information
can be found at its website (

About Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation

The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) is a non-profit
organization with a mission to popularize and educate the American public
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 website (

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"forward-looking statements." These forward-looking statements are based on
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number of important factors could cause Anime Expo®/SPJA's actual future
results to differ materially from those expressed in any such
forward-looking statements. Such factors include, without limitation,
product delays, industry competition, rapid changes in technology and
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