Official Press Release
Fort Lauderdale – Anime Supercon, a convention for Anime and Animation fans takes place April 13-15, 2007 in Ft. Lauderdale. FL. The show will include celebrity guests, writers, artists, bands, vendors, Q&A’s, parties, costume contest, anime programming, manga, cosplay, workshops, panels and more.
Nine new guests have just been added to the show, including:
Jay Wade Edwards (Director/Editor/Producer of Aqua Teen Hunger Force)
MC Chris (Hip Hop/Nerdcore genius and star of Aqua Teen Hunger Force)
George Lowe (Star of Space Ghost and Aqua Teen Hunger Force)
Artbeat (J-Rock sensation)
The Ronin Taiko Drummers
Kill Miss Pretty (Electro/Pop/Punk/Rock band)
Baby Calendar (Pop/Punk/Rock band)
Animals of the Arctic (Indie/Disco/Garage band)
& Brian C. Mitchell (artist)
As well, we regret to announce that Johnny Yong Bosch and Eyeshine will not be appearing at Anime Supercon. We wish them the best in their future endeavors.
For more information on our latest guest additions, please go to www.animesupercon.com
The current guest list includes: Dana Snyder (Master Shake in Aqua Teen Hunger Force), Christine Auten (Full Metal Alchemist, Bubblegum Crisis, Lady Death), Brittney Karbowski (Gilgamesh, Yumeria, Jinki: Extend), Spike Spencer (Evangelion, Gunsmith Cats, Bubblegum Crisis, Battle Angel), Mike McFarland (Dragonball Z, Full Metal Alchemist, Lupin The Third), MC Chris (Hip Hop/Nerdcore genius and star of Aqua Teen Hunger Force), George Lowe (Star of Space Ghost and Aqua Teen Hunger Force), Jay Wade Edwards (Director/Editor/Producer of Aqua Teen Hunger Force), Wendy Lo (Author), Mabaroshi (Photographer), George Moss (Artist), Phillip Lee McCall II (Author), Heather Scott (Artist), Kemono (Artist), Terribly Odd (Artist/Designer) & more!
Bands scheduled to perform include: Artbeat (J-Rock sensation), The Ronin Taiko Drummers, Zombies! Organize!! (Crunck/Pop/Hip-Hop band), Kill Miss Pretty (Electro/Pop/Punk/Rock band), Baby Calendar (Pop/Punk/Rock band), Emergency Pizza Party (Nerdcore/Hip-Hop band), Animals of the Arctic (Indie/Disco/Garage band), Timb (Comedy/Acoustic/Electronica), Rocket Propelled Geeks (Nerdcore/Hip-Hop) and Chickenbox! (Punk Rock).
In addition to the convention, the weekend of April 13-15, 2007 is also opening weekend for the new AQUA TEEN HUNGER FORCE COLON MOVIE FILM FOR THEATERS, and the star of the movie Dana “Master Shake” Snyder will be at the Supercon, along with another surprise guest or two. The film, spawned from Cartoon Network’s “Adult Swim” mega hit TV series Aqua Teen Hunger Force, has millions of fans salivating to see their not-so crime-fighting superheroes (or shall we say burger, fries and a shake) supersized onto the big movie screen in an action-adventure epic that tackles the mysterious circumstances that brought the threesome together.
The convention hours of operation are:
FRIDAY, APRIL 13
5:00PM – 2:00AM: CONVENTION HOURS OF OPERATION
5:00PM – 11:00PM: EXHIBITION ROOM HOURS
SATURDAY, APRIL 14
11:00AM – 2:00AM: CONVENTION HOURS OF OPERATION
11:00AM – 7:00PM: EXHIBITION ROOM HOURS
SUNDAY, APRIL 15
11:00AM – 5:00PM: CONVENTION HOURS OF OPERATION
11:00AM – 5:00PM: EXHIBITION ROOM HOURS
Anime Supercon Location: THE INVERRARY RESORT; A Golf, Tennis, Spa & Conference Resort located at 3501 Inverrary Blvd. Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33319. Phone (954) 485-0500 – www.inverrary.org
For a schedule of events and appearances: visit www.animesupercon.com
Anime Supercon Tickets are currently available online at $20 for a weekend pass. Tickets at the door will be $25 for a weekend pass and $20 for a one day pass.
Tickets for the opening night South Florida Premiere of AQUA TEEN HUNGER FORCE COLON MOVIE FILM FOR THEATERS hosted by Dana Snyder are available on the www.animesupercon.com website, and will be available at the convention on Friday afternoon. Released by First Look Pictures. The film is rated R for crude and sexual humor, violent images and language.
For more information about the film, visit http://www.adultswim.com/shows/athf/movie/index.html