AM2 Scores Another Amazing Day with Amazing Performances and Events for Avid Convention Goers
Kanon Wakeshima, kanon x kanon, Masquerade Events a Huge Success with High Anticipation for Tomorrow's Activities Including the Scandal Concert, Screening of BUNRAKU, Charity Auction and More! Get your Passports Today and Experience the Difference!
ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 3, 2011) –AM2 celebrates the electrifying concert performance of Kanon Wakeshima and the U.S. debut of kanon x kanon, more to come this weekend for attendees with concerts, still to come, from top notch musical acts including the highly anticipated all girl J-Rock band Scandal and fan favorite activities including the special screening of BUNRAKU (starring the world famous J-Rock singer Gackt), the official Charity Auction benefiting Children's Hospital Orange County and the Japanese Emergency NGOs and more! More info can be found at www.am2con.org
Playing to a room filled capacity house, Kanon Wakeshima floored the audience with her performance and voice and followed up her virtuoso talents with an stunning costume change and the addition of Kanon (An Café) as the new group kanon x kanon. The crowds screamed with admiration and showered the two talented performers with deafening cheers as they rocked the house.
Tomorrow, the final day, brings not only continued fun but also the highly anticipated concert by extreme fan favorite J-Rock band SCANDAL, the extremely special screening of BUNRAKU, starring the world famous J-Rock musician Gackt and the official Charity Auction in which attendees can bid on one of the kind autographed and rare items to benefit charities. Get your Passports today and experience the difference at AM2.
Attendees were also in for a great treat with a bustling Exhibit Hall, Summer Festival, Food trucks, panels, workshops, screenings and more!
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 www.am2con.org
Current Guest of Honors include Masao Maruyama, Sunao Katabuchi, Akihiko Yamashita, Miho Shimogasa, Scandal, Sadie, Kanon Wakeshima, kanon x kanon, heidi., Gashicon, IBI and MINT.
AM2 current activities include Exhibit Hall, AMV's, 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 Anime Jungle. Atlus Games, Cosplay Wigs USA, Crunchyroll, FUNimation, Gaia Online, The Right Stuf and TokyoPop
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Also, 25% of all official Passport sales will be donated directly to Japanese Disaster Relief efforts.
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 www.am2con.org
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