AM2 Announces the 2011 T-Shirt Design Contest

AM2 Announces the 2011 T-Shirt Design Contest

1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Winners for Each Contest Awarded Cash and Amazing Prizes This July 1-3, 2011 at the Anaheim Convention Center! Get your Passports Today and Experience the Difference!

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (June 1, 2011) ­ Attendees can get more involved with this Summer's most anticipated animation, music and manga event AM2 (July 1-3, 2011; Anaheim Convention Center) by entering the official 2011 T-Shirt Design Contest! Not only will the winner have their winning design utilized on a shirt that will be available to attendees, they (and 2nd and 3rd place winners) will win some amazing prizes! More info can be found at

Interested designers should join the official AM2 Facebook page and upload their image for public voting. Winning entries will be contacted for a higher resolution image for production.

Designs should incorporate the themes of AM2 (i.e. Passport, Passport Benefits, Summer Festival, etc.). Items that need to be incorporated into the t-shirt (white) include:

  • AM2 Logo (available for download online)
  • Fan Art Image of AM2 Mascot (Nyan-chan)
  • AM2 Website Address:
  • Phrase: "Experience the Difference!"
  • File specification: 2100 x 1800 px PNG at 150 dpi
  • White will be considered transparent

The contest starts today and ends June 10, 2011 at 5:00 pm PST.

1st Prize winnings include:

  • $100.00
  • 3 Day Passport
  • 1 Free winning t-shirt
  • Manga Creation Program "Manga Studio" by eFrontier

2nd Prize winnings include:

  • $50.00
  • 3 Day Passport
  • 1 winning t-shirt

3rd Prize winnings include:

  • $25.00
  • 1 winning t-shirt

"The AM2 Passport is truly an amazing piece of convention memorabilia", states Chase Wang AM2 representative, "At $45.00 each, it pays for itself with the substantial benefits that are associated with it including major discounts with theme parks like Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Medieval Times, Pirates Adventure. In addition to amazing discounts with retailers and restaurants including Best Buy, Macy's, the stores at Disneyland/California Adventures, IHOP, Tony Roma's and more! Get your Passports today and experience the difference!"

Attendees can avoid the anticipated huge lines at autographs, premiere screenings, workshops, main events, concerts and panels by purchasing 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 (i.e. Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm, etc.), retailers (i.e. Best Buy, Macys, etc.) and local restaurants (i.e. IHOP, Tony Roma's, California Pizza Kitchen, etc.). Bypass the lines and get your Passport today and experience the difference!

Current Guests of Honors include Akihiko Yamashita, Miho Shimagosa, Scandal, Sadie, Kanon Wakeshima, kanon x kanon, heidi., Gashicon, IBI and MINT with more to be announced soon!

AM2 current activities include Exhibit Hall, AMVs, 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, AniMaid Café Host Club, Workshops, Panels, Concerts and more!

Partnerships include Ani.ME. and Cure Magazine

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

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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) 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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