Lansing, MI - Feb. 13 - In the popular Japanese cartoon, Dragon Ball, a band of martial artists search the world over for the mystical 'dragon balls' a set of orbs that grant one wish of the finder when all seven are located and assembled.
Chicago, Illinois - January 29, 2013 - The most exciting 3-day geek convention to hit Chicago has fans fired up about today's announcement that robot steampunk band Steam Powered Giraffe will be performing at the convention in 2013. Over three thousand people are expected to converge on the Hyatt Regency O'Hare to celebrate Anime Midwest's Chicago anime convention, and almost a thousand of them are expected to enjoy Steam Powered Giraffe's live performance on the convention's grand stage.
The Greater Columbus Convention Center and Hyatt Regency Columbus were taken over this past weekend by hoards of anime fans to celebrate the thirteenth annual Ohayocon anime convention. For the fourth year in a row, over ten thousand people converged for a weekend of anime, music events, and cosplay.
Read All: Thousands Celebrate Ohayocon 2013
Baltimore, MD (January 9, 2013) – First appearing at Otakon 2005 and most recently at Otakon 2010, we are pleased to announced that Vic Mignogna will be joining us and other returning friends for our 20th celebration at Otakon 2013.
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Baltimore, MD (January 1, 2013) – Otakon is pleased to welcome back voice actor Maile Flanagan for Otakon 20.
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Ellen McLain, the voice of GLaDOS from Portal and Portal 2, will return to Anime Midwest in 2013. Ellen has most recently appeared as a computerized voice in trailers for the upcoming movie Pacific Rim.
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MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN — November 28th, 2012. Anime Milwaukee welcomes special guest Nobuo Uematsu! Uematsu is the world-renowned composer of the Final Fantasy video game soundtracks. He is also the guest composer of the Distant Worlds concert, occurring the day before Anime Milwaukee, on Thursday, February 14th. Pre-registered Anime Milwaukee attendees will be offered a discount to the Distant Worlds concert. The Distant Worlds concert features a symphony orchestra, a choir, and renowned soloists.
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Miami, FL – Animate! Miami is thrilled to announce the addition of superstar voice actors Andrea Libman, Nicole Oliver and Peter New to the list of guests scheduled to appear at the January 18 - 20, 2013 event! In addition to amazing resumes that include hundreds of cartoons, movies and television credits, Andrea, Nicole and Peter all currently star in the hit animated series, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. Bronies, Pegasisters and every day fans of My Little Pony will have the chance to meet and interact with the voices of some of their favorite ponies, such as Fluttershy, Pinkie Pie, Princess Celestia, Cheerilee and Big Macintosh for the first time in Florida!
Lansing, MI, Nov. 14 - Throughout the 90s an imported anime cartoon dominated the airwaves and captivated children and even adult fans of Japanese animation alike. That cartoon, also known as anime, was Dragon Ball.
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