AM2 Adds More Talent to the Summer Festival Stage



This Summer¹s Most Anticipated Animation, Music and Manga Convention in
Southern California Welcomes Icarus Kid and the Ajuku Girls

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (May 4, 2011) ­ This summer¹s most anticipated anime,
manga and music convention AM2 is proud to welcome ³Video Games Live² artist
Icarus Kid and super ³kawaii² (cute) American J-Pop group the Ajuku Girls to
perform on the Summer Festival stage this 4th of July weekend. More info
can be found at

³We are honored to be hosting such wonderful talent on the Summer Festival
stage², states AM2 representative Chase Wang, ³fans will be in for such a
treat with such amazing US/American talent and this is just the beginning Š
we have more coming soon! So come join us and get ahead of the lines and
experience the difference with a Passport!²

The Icarus Kid blasts familiar NES melodies and has been featured with the
acclaimed orchestral show ³Video Games Live,² won first place in the Seattle
Laptop Battle, and his 8-bit roots have been turning heands in the video
game composition industry. The music is often compared with Daft Punk,
Crystal Castles and Aphex Twin.

Ajuku Girls are an American J-POP group of singers and actresses bursting
onto the scene with the release of their single TOKYO DRIFT (by #1 Japanese
pop producer PJ Blanco). These Harjuku heroines rock Japanese street
fashion with JPOP moon boots, colored wigs and all out vibrance in a style
all their own. The AJUKU GIRLS just complete Songs of Love with Tori Amos
and Sara Barailles plus an appearance with Kung Fu Panda 2. Be on the
lookout for their Kung Fu Panda promo coming soon! These girls are hot like
wasabi! Be forewarned they throw love bombs.

Icarus Kid performs Friday, July 1 at 5:00 pm

Ajuku Girls perform Saturday, July 2 at 1:00 pm

Akai SKY performs Saturday, July 2 at 3:00 pm

REOG performs Sunday, July 2 at 5:00 pm

Icarus Kid and the Ajuku Girls join current Summer Festival stage performers
Akai SKY and REOG

Entrance to the event is free, but attendees can avoid the huge lines by
obtaining a Passport fast pass for the event. The Passport fast pass will
also provide holders with premier seating options at Main Events and at
Concert events as well as major discounts with theme parks, retailers and
local restaurants. Bypass the lines and get your Passport today and
experience the difference!

Interested food trucks/vendors and stage acts/performers can contact Summer
Festival organizers at [email protected]

Current Guests of Honors include Kanon Wakeshima, kanon x kanon, heidi.,
Gashicon, IBI and MINT.

AM2 current activities include Exhibit Hall, AMV¹s, Arcade, Summer Festival,
World Cosplay Summit, Behind the Voice Actors Studio, Rum Party Pirates,
Masquerade, Cosplay Chess, Dances, Fashion Shows, Table Top, Console Gaming,
AniMaid Café, Workshops, Panels, Concerts and more!

Partnerships include Ani.ME.

Prize sponsors include Atlas Games, Cosplay Wigs USA, FUNimation and Gaia

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Also, 25% of all official Passport sales will be donated directly to
Japanese Disaster Relief efforts.

About AM2
Located in Anaheim, California ­ AM2, established in 2010, is a multi-day (3
days) 24 hour event with no general attendance/badge purchase requirement
and is aspiring to be a key meeting place for fans that share a common
interest in Asian music, Animation/Anime, and Comics/Manga. Nominal fees
are charged for certain activities that attendees choose to participate in.
AM2 will be held on July 1-3, 2011 at the Anaheim Convention Center in sunny
Anaheim, California. More information can be found at

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