Japanese Punk Band Uzuhi to Perform at Genericon XXIV

TROY, NY (December 13, 2010) – Staffers at Genericon, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's annual student-run anime, science fiction, and gaming convention, are pleased to announce the first guest for the February 11-13, 2011 event: Japanese-American punk band Uzuhi.

Uzuhi has previously performed their unique form of J-pop infused punk music at Ground Zero, RPI's student-organized underground music venue, as well as New Jersey manga convention MangaNEXT. Uzuhi's performance will take place on Saturday evening, February 12, 2011, in the RPI Student Union.

Genericon is an annual, student-run convention of sci-fi, anime, and gaming. For over two decades, it has been run by student staff and volunteers at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute campus in Troy, New York. The convention features a 24-hour video game room, anime and sci-fi screenings, role playing games, a cosplay contest, vendors, artists' alley, panels by special guests and fans, a concert, gaming tournaments and more. More information can be found at http://genericon.union.rpi.edu.

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