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Japanese guest confirmations! [Aug. 9th, 2006|07:49 pm]
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Direct From Japan we have two very special guests: Kouta Hirano the creator of Helsing, and also Hideyuki Kurata creator of Read or Die! We are very excited to have these esteemed guests to our event and encourage you to take this opportunity to meet them in such an intimate setting. There are no conventions in the U.S. that offer such close interaction with it's guests, so be sure to pre-register ASAP!

In addition to our esteemed Guests of Honor we have the following voice actors and stateside talent: Laura Bailey, Troy Baker, Johnny Yong Bosch, Colleen Clinkenbeard, Quiton Flynn, Sandy Fox, Jerry Jewell, Jonathan Klein, Lex Lang, Dominique Martinez, Rich McNanna, Mike McFarland, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, Jeff Nimoy, Jennifer Sekiguchi, Michael Sinterniklaas, Sonny Strait, recording artist Stephanie Yanez and Jim "Gozer" Yee!

In addition to our regular panels, guest signings, cosplay competition and masquerade, we are trying something different with the inclusion of live musical performances by several japanese bands and musicians.

With help from Japanfiles.com we have several performances lined up throughout the weekend. You'll be hearing from Makiko Higuchi, Miami, and Samurai Delicatessen. Also don't miss the dance hosted by our very own DJ Jinnai at the end of the first day of the convention!

Our dealer's room is packed with dealers offering unique opportunities for you to empty your wallets, in addition to hosting our Ghibli movie poster exhibition. We've also expanded our Artist's Alley to showcase more local and regional talent than ever before!

We have a lot planned to keep our attendees happy and we look forward to another great year of memories made at ANIMEVEGAS!