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Anime Festivals for Fall 2009!

+ posted by njt in Anime News on Sep 4, 2009 13:56
Like festivals and conventions? Feel like traveling around a bit? Because in the upcoming months there's three!

In order of appearance we have:

New York Anime Festival Sept 25-27 (Featuring the full cast of Soul Eater!)
Yaoi-con 2009 Oct 30 - Nov 1st (18 years or older)
Anime Festival Asia 2009 Nov 21-22

For those of you craving a bit more info here you go!


What: NYAF 2009
Where: New York - Javits Center
Who: The guests are as follows~

Guests of honor:
Yoshiyuki Tomino - (Creator of Gundam, Astro Boy)
Yui Makino - (Voice actress of Sakura in Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle, Aiko Tokosumi in Bakurano, Honoka Kawai in Sora Kake Girl etc)

Musical guests:
AKB48
Echostream

Featured guests:
Complete cast of the voice actors for the English subbed anime, Soul Eater.

See the full listing here!


What: Yaoi-Con 2009
Where: San Mateo, in the South San Francisco Bay area
Who: The guests are as follows~

Guest of honor:
Minami Haruka (a.k.a Minami Kazuka)

Industry guests:
Makoto Tateno - Mangaka
Kano Miyamoto - Mangaka
Yamila Abraham - Publisher
Yayoi Neko - Writer/Artist
Jo Chen - Artist

Find out more here!


What: Anime Festival Asia
Where: Singapore at the Suntec International Convention and Exhibition Centre. http://afa09.com/overseas_visitors.html
Who: The guests are as follows~

KANAME - Renowned Cosplayer
DANNY CHOO - Renowned Blogger

Musical guests:
Yoshiki Fukuyama
Aniki
Shoko Nakagawa
May’n

Find out more here!

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Comments
#1. by Dark-san (Translator)
Posted on Sep 4, 2009
Well of the three mentioned, I am only attending the third one. =0

It is like a traveling time of only 25 minutes from my house by public transport. And probably lesser than 15 minutes if I take my friend's car there. Much of the features aren't disclosed yet after I visited the site except for the musical performances, the maid cafe and the talk given by Danny Choo.

Other than that, there shouldn't be any other things that would catch my attention.
#2. by mayoi (Translator)
Posted on Sep 4, 2009
i think I'll be attending AFA
I Want to see Yoshiki!
#3. by Megy (Registered User)
Posted on Sep 4, 2009
I'm going to NYAF to see Cencoroll. They better confirm a date soon or I'm not going. Getting from Florida to New York is quite a trip.
#4. by Maxy Barnard (Scanlator)
Posted on Sep 4, 2009
Uk manga and anime fans should be sure to attend London Expo in October. It's looking to be awesome as usual and is a great way for forumgoers to meet each other!

I myself will be there hoarding trinkets and rarities
#5. by chison (Registered User)
Posted on Sep 6, 2009
FIRST time i come across AK48 ,huge group.W.
#6. by Soru1508 (Registered User)
Posted on Sep 11, 2009
I am unbelievably excited for NYAF this year. I got a VIP pass and everything! I am so excited to see the premiere of Soul Eater in English and meet the voice actors!
#7. by Bea Rabbit (Registered User)
Posted on Sep 11, 2009
I want to go to Singapore!!!!!!!!
Shoko Nakagawa.. TT____________TT
#8. by sabret00the (Registered User)
Posted on Oct 13, 2009
I'll be attending the LondonExpo. Hopefully will see some familiar faces.

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