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Emeralda
04-16-2004, 05:07 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:
Universal Animation, Inc.
PO Box 1088
Pearl River, NY 10965
publicity@animenext.org
http://www.animenext.org

ANIMENEXT 2004 (JUNE 18-20 NY/NJ/CT)
The NEXT Evolution of Anime Conventions

HEADLINES
* VOICE GUESTS: RICHARD COX, KELLI S. BUTLER, BILL ROGERS
* INDUSTRY GUESTS: ADVISION, CPM, MANGA ENT, MEDIA BLASTERS
* MUSICAL GUEST: COSMICITY
* PANELIST GUEST: ROB MALDA (SLASHDOT.ORG)
* DEALERS ROOM SOLD OUT

New York, NY -- April 16, 2004 -- AnimeNEXT 2004 will take
place at the Crowne Plaza Meadowlands in Secaucus, NJ on
June 18-20, 2004. Just 5 miles outside of NYC, the hotel is
conveniently accessible via NJ Transit Bus #124/129 out of
the Port Authority in NYC, NJ Transit trains out of Penn
Station, and is just minutes away from Newark Liberty
International Airport.

Pre-register before June 1, 2004, for $10 off adult and
child memberships. And if you intend to stick around for
our great late night activities, we recommend that you book
a room at the hotel. We've negotiated a special low rate
of $99 per night with the hotel. Take advantage before the
rooms sell out! For more information check our website:
http://www.animenext.org/register
http://www.animenext.org/location

* VOICE GUESTS: RICHARD COX, KELLI S. BUTLER, BILL ROGERS
We've added more talent to our Voice Guest List, and are
adding more by the week. Please welcome the latest
additions to our growing guest list:

- Richard Ian Cox (Inu-Yasha, Inu-Yasha)
- Kelli Shayne Butler (Hiromi Ikeda, Kare Kano)
- Bill Rogers (Touma Seguchi, Gravitation)

For more information about our guests, visit the Guest
Section of our website: http://www.animenext.org/guests

* INDUSTRY GUESTS: ADVISION, CPM, MANGA ENT, MEDIA BLASTERS
Come hear representatives from anime companies talk about
their latest acquisitions and newest titles. There is sure
to be some exciting news from one of these companies.

* MUSICAL GUEST: COSMICITY
Our musical line-up has been rounded out by Cosmicity. Mark
Nicholas is a one-man Synthpop band working under the name
Cosmicity. His latest album "Escape Pod For Two" has taken
his computer based, sci-fi-themed music to new heights,
opening the eyes of thousands of Yu-gi-Oh! collectors around
the world. Cosmicity is being brought to us by the record
label "A Different Drum".

* PANELIST GUEST: ROB MALDA (SLASHDOT.ORG)
CmdrTaco, founder of Slashdot, will be returning to our
show to give his unique spin on anime. Slashdot has been
a long-time provider of tech news for the masses. Anime
news items frequently creep into the headlines for the
site. Rob Malda also has an anime review website located
at http://www.animefu.com.

* DEALERS ROOM SOLD OUT
The Dealer's Room has officially sold out. We are now only
accepting requests for our waiting list. If you are an
anime dealer and wish to sell merchandise in our dealer's
room, please contact our Dealer Room Coordinator at
<dealers@animenext.org>. For a list of dealers coming to
AnimeNEXT, see our website: http://www.animenext.org/dealers

Universal Animation is a non-profit organization devoted
to promoting anime and manga in the United States. Founded
in NYC in 2002, the company is organizing the AnimeNEXT
convention to aid in its goals. Information included in
this release is free to distribute.

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TheAnarCHris
04-17-2004, 12:47 AM
Hey Em, I've been trying to get my panel approvaled for a month now and I've heard sqaut other than the panel person was on vacation? What gives?

Emeralda
04-17-2004, 01:16 AM
You need to contact panels@animenext.org I'm only responsible for the cosplay, that's all.

TheAnarCHris
04-19-2004, 02:12 PM
Damn you and your legal mumble jumble! LOL ::goes off to right an email:::