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06-08-2011, 12:49 PM
Note: More detail about J's Hair Studio & Academy and Roshar at bottom of post.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (June 7, 2011) – This summer’s most anticipated animation, music and manga event’s, AM², announces the participation of Wella top stylist, Lisa Yamasaki (J’s Hair Studio & Academy), and celebrated make up guru, Roshar, as key hair and make up directors for the highly anticipated h.Naoto lines, Sixh. and Hangry & Angry, fashion shows to be held July 1, 2011 in the Main Events Hall. More info can be found at www.am2con.org

“I am excited to meet and collaborate with great fashion designers from Japan,” states Lisa Yamasaki, “I love gothic fashion. It is my passion to create hair arts and can not wait to show you at AM².”

“I am honored to be working with the h.Naoto family again at AM²”, states Roshar, “we first teamed up to create the fashion event last year at Club Nokia and I hope the fans will be excited to see what we do this year to top that.”

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, 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 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 www.am2con.org

About J’s Hair Studio & Academy
Founded in 1995, J’s Hair Studio & Academy has a presence in both America and Japan, allowing them to tap into the latest product innovations and cutting edge techniques in both countries. Drawing on advanced Japanese styling and distinctive American sensibilities, they deliver everything from basic to high-end hair design with expert precision. Lisa Yamasaki serves as both company director and instructor, and is the first Japanese recognized as a top leader in the U.S. beauty industry. True to her motto, “Bringing Japanese beauty to the world,” she travels the globe for hair art shows and lectures. Lisa also devotes tremendous effort to the development of tomorrow’s industry leaders.

About Roshar
With a career that spans 10+ years, Roshar is a makeup artist that is in high demand on both coasts. With a fresh approach to feminine beauty starting with gorgeous, flawless skin, creative strong details and minimal glamour. Current clients include Paul Mitchell, WalMart, CoverGirl, Yaby Cosmetics, Make Up For Ever, Harper Collins Publishing, House of Dereon, Jeans West and has keyed shows for New York Fashion Week, Miami Fashion Week and Los Angeles Fashion Week. His work has been featured in VOGUE, ELLE, GLAMOUR, GENLUX, ZINK and various other national and international fashion publications. More information can be found at www.roshar.com