Aniplex to Have World Premiere of Oreimo Second Season OVAs at Otakon 20

Baltimore, MD (June 29, 2013) – Otakon is pleased to announce that Aniplex will be having the world premiere of the Oreimo Second Season OVAs (episodes 14 through 16) at Otakon 20. This will be shown Friday afternoon followed by a talk session with the author (Tsukasa Fushimi), director (Hiroyuki Kambe), and editor (Kazuma Miki) of Oreimo. This will be a true World Premiere as Oreimo will not be shown elsewhere in the world, including Japan, until August 17 and will be shown in High Definition.

Tsukasa Fushimi debuted as a writer in 2006 with his light-novel series, Jusanbanme no Alice (The Thirteenth Alice). When his novel Oreimo (Original title: Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai - 1st volume published in 2008) was adapted to other media formats, Fushimi demonstrated his talents by writing the screenplay for both its animated series and games.

Kambe served as the Director for both the first and second seasons of the hit anime series, Oreimo. Some of Kambe's most notable works include: WOLF'S RAIN (episode director), Basilisk (episode director /animation director), Chrono Crusade (assistant director, monster designer, animation director), and VIPER'S CREED (director/character designer).

Miki is the editor for the hit series, Oreimo, and has worked as an editor for numerous popular anime titles such as Sword Art Online, A Certain Magical Index, Accel World and Shakugan no Shana. Also, in the case of a media mix, Miki has also contributed to the production process as a producer.

This will be the first appearance of all three industry guests at a US Convention and it will be to premiere the Oreimo 2 OVAs.

Otakon 2013 will be held August 9-11 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD.

ABOUT OTAKON AND OTAKORP, INC.: Now entering its twentieth year, Otakon is an annual celebration of Japanese and East Asian popular culture, and also one of the largest gatherings of fans in the United States. Otakon celebrates popular culture as a gateway to deeper understanding of Asian culture, and has grown along with the enthusiasm for anime, manga, video games, and music from the Far East. Since 1999, Otakon has been held in Baltimore, Maryland; currently, Otakon is one of Baltimore's few large, city-wide events, drawing over 32,000 people for three days each year (for a paid attendance of over 89,000 turnstile attendees). Otakon is a membership based convention sponsored by Otakorp, Inc., a Pennsylvania-based, 501(c)3 educational non-profit whose mission is to promote the appreciation of Asian culture, primarily through its media and entertainment. Otakorp, Inc. is directed by an all-volunteer, unpaid staff – we are run by fans, for fans.

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ABOUT ANIPLEX OF AMERICA INC.: Aniplex of America Inc. (Santa Monica, California) is a subsidiary of Aniplex Inc. (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan), a group of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc. and a leading provider of anime content and music production and distribution in Japan. Aniplex of America has launched fan-favorite DVD and Blu-Ray releases such as Bakemonogatari, Durarara!!, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, the Garden of Sinners, Sword Art Online, Blue Exorcist, and Blast of Tempest. The company's ever-growing line-up of shows includes our most recent titles Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, Oreshura, Oreimo 2, Fate/Zero, VALVRAVE the Liberator, and Vividred Operation.

Oreimo 2 is © Tsukasa Fushimi/ASCII MEDIA WORKS/OIP2

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