AM2 To Exclusively Screen Madhouse's Yona Yona Penguin

AM2 to Exclusively Screen MADHOUSE's Yona Yona Penguin

One of Japan's Most Celebrated Animation House's First Full CGI Film at This Summer's Most Anticipated Event Happening July 1-3, 2011 at the Anaheim Convention Center! Get your Passports Today and Experience the Difference!

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (June 17, 2011) ­ This summer's most anticipated animation, music and manga events, AM2, proudly announces the Southern California EXCLUSIVE "Passport Only" screening of the first Full CGI film, Yona Yona Penguin, by famed animation house, Madhouse, by famed director Rintaro (Galaxy Express 999 and Metropolis). More info can be found at

Yona Yona Penguin, brings anime into the world of Full CGI in which attention is focused on bringing the feel of a traditionally-made anime to a completely computerized production. Famed for its 2D anime, Yona Yona Penguin is Madhouse¹s first ever Full CGI film.

"AM2 will be the place to be this summer", states Chase Wang AM2 representative, "Passport holders will not only be able to obtain amazing discounts from Disneyland, Best Buy, Macys and more! They will have exclusive access to screenings that are only accessible to them, like Madhouse's Yona Yona Penguin and Mai Mai Miracle, and them alone! Get your Passports today and experience the difference!"

Official Synopsis:
The story is about the adventure of Coco, a small girl who walks around the town night by night, always in the penguin coat that her late father had given to her. Through the meetings with those diverse types of people and those magical events, it tells the ingenuousness of the children everywhere and the importance and strength, leaving the heart-warming impressions to those who watch this animation.

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! Passports can be purchased at

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 Atlus 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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