Anime Expo® 2008 Announces Free Online Shuttle Service to the Los Angeles Convention Center

24 Hour Complimentary Shuttle Service for Hotel Attendees

Anaheim, California (April 10, 2008) — Attendees registered as guests within
the official Anime Expo® 2008 Hotel Room Blocks will be able to access the
24-hour complimentary shuttle service which will provide transportation from
all official convention hotels to this year's Anime Expo® 2008 held from
July 3-6, 2008 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA.
More information can be found on the website

Shuttle service is provided between the Los Angeles Convention Center and
the following hotels:

· Kawada Hotel Los Angeles
· Hilton Checkers Hotel
· Los Angeles Athletic Club
· Los Angeles Marriott
· Millennium Biltmore
· Omni Hotel Los Angeles
· Sheraton
· Westin Bonaventure
· Wilshire Grand

Shuttle information signs, including scheduled hours of operation, will be
posted in the lobby of each shuttle hotel. Hotel attendees will be able to
enjoy this convenience with free shuttle services arriving at their hotels
every 7-12 minutes during peak hours of operation. Only official Anime
Expo® 2008 hotel attendees will have access to this free Anime Expo® 2008
service. All shuttle bus riders will be required to present their badges
for identification as official hotel guests (all Anime Expo® 2008 hotel
attendee badges will have markers identifying them as hotel guests).

Please note: Frequency of service is pending local traffic, road conditions
and can change without notice. Also, no shuttle service provided to the
Holiday Inn City Center and the Figueroa Hotel (both are within walking
distance of the Los Angeles Convention Center).

Attendees that have pre-registered can also update their information and add
on orders for main event tickets via the Anime Expo® 2008 Online
Registration Area at .

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

This year's Red & Black Sponsors are FUNimation and ImaginAsian Television.
Gold Sponsor is Digital Manga Publishing. Silver Sponsor is Gaia Online.
Patron Sponsors are Central Park Media and COPIC Markers.

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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