2011 Fan Expo Canada™ Gets ANIME-ted

Anime's most coveted voice actors to appear at the CNAnime Expo

Toronto, ON (May 26, 2011) – Fan Expo Canada™, the country's largest gaming, horror, comic, science fiction and anime event, today announced its highly anticipated lineup of anime guests appearing at the ever popular CNAnime Expo from August 25 – 28, 2011. Anime luminaries include Canadian and international voice actors from such smash hit shows as Fullmetal Alchemist, Pokemon, Death Note, Dragonball Z and Bakugan.

For four days only, CNAnime Expo will give visitors the opportunity to participate in fun-for-all anime games and activities such as Name that Tune and Anime Karaoke; as well as contests, workshops, seminars and chance to meet with their favourite industry professionals, one-on-one!

CNAnime Celebrity Guests Include:
COLLEEN CLINKENBEARD - Star of RIN - Daughters of Mnemosyne
JASON DELINE – Star of Bakugan
CAITLIN GLASS - Star of Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
MIKE MCFARLAND - Star of Dragonball Z
SHAWN MEUNIER – Star of Bakugan
VIC MIGNOGNA - Star of Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
JUNKO MIZUNO - Acclaimed manga artist
BRINA PALENCIA - Star of Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance
CHRIS SABAT - Star of Dragonball Z
MICHAEL SINTERNIKLAAS - Star of Summer Wars and Slayers
BRAD SWAILE - Star of Death Note
VERONICA TAYLOR - Star of Pokemon

Key Features and Highlights of the CNAnime Expo:

· Anime Karaoke Party
· Anime Name That Tune Game Show
· Anime Win, Lose or Draw Game Show
· Free Autograph Sessions - meet and seek autographs from professional anime creators
· Q & A Sessions - ask the questions you have always wanted to ask the experts
· Small Press Pavilion - this Indy Market features local independent comic books, zines, manga and other related publications
· Celebrity Guest Speakers - live presentations by your favourite anime celebs
· Workshops and Seminars - learn about working in the anime industry
· Canada's largest Masquerade on Saturday, Aug. 27th - dress up as a popular anime character and compete
· 600 commercial exhibitors and retailers will offer everything from gold and silver comics, graphic novels, toys, games, videos, DVDs, artwork, posters and more

For a 17th consecutive year, visitors from across Ontario and around the world will have the opportunity to experience the very best of pop culture first-hand at the upcoming 2011 Fan Expo Canada™. In addition to CNAnime, the country's largest combined event will include The GX- the Canadian National Gaming Expo The Canadian National Comic Book Expo, Festival of Fear Horror Expo and The SFX Science Fiction Expo.


WHEN: AUGUST 25- 28, 2011

Thursday, August 25 - 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Special Preview)
4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday, August 26 - 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday, August 27 - 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday, August 28 - 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

WHERE: Metro Toronto Convention Centre South Building
222 Bremner Blvd, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

For more information visit, www.fanexpocanada.com

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