Information on New York Anime Festival 2008

New York Anime Festival

September 26-28, 2008
Jacob K. Javits Center
New York, NY

The New York Anime Festival is an annual anime convention held at the Jacob K. Javits Center in Midtown Manhattan. It features exclusive and extensive anime screenings, guests from America and Japan, manga, cosplay, video games, live-action Japanese cinema, fashion, food, and the cultural treasures that gave birth to Japanese pop culture.

18,399 warm bodies

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Advance Rates:

At-Door Rates:
$55 weekend; $35 Fri; $40 Sat; $35 Sun

Yoshitaka Amano (Artist / Graphic Designer / Mangaka)
Pierre Bernard Jr. (Graphic Artist / Actor, Conan)
Steven Blum (Voice Actor)
Mandy Bonhomme (Voice Actress)
Abby Denson (Artist)
Disorganization XIII (Comedians / Panelists)
echostream (Band)
Peter Fernandez (Voice Actor / Writer / Director)
Kyle Hebert (Voice Actor)
Lindsey Henninger (Artist)
Ichigo Pantsu (Dance Performers)
Roland Kelts (Author)
Hideyuki Kikuchi (Writer)
Rachael Lillis (Voice Actress)
Love etc. (Band)
Jamie McGonnigal (Voice Actor)
Kevin McKeever (Operations Coordinator, Harmony Gold)
Misako Rocks! (Cartoonist)
Masahar Morimoto (Iron Chef)
The Notorious MSG (Hip Hop / Rock Group)
Tony Oliver (Voice Actor / Producer / Director)
Corinne Orr (Voice Actress)
Lisa Ortiz (Voice Actress)
Bill Rogers (Voice Actor)
Mike Sinterniklaas (Director / Actor / Writer / Producer, NYAV Post)
Timothy Sullivan (Sake Enthusiast)
Brad Swaile (Voice Actor, Ocean Studios)
Rie Tanaka (Voice Actress)
Veronica Taylor (Voice Actress)
TsuShiMaMiRe (Band)
Uncle Yo (Comedian)
Aurelio Voltaire (Artist / Actor / Musician)
Chris Ward (Voice Actor / Rap Artist)
Tom Wayland (ADR Director, TripWire Productions)
34 guests listed

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Press Releases and News:

Aug 13, 2008 - New York Anime Festival, Del Ray Manga, and Samurai Beat Radio to stage cosplay day
Aug 20, 2008 - Vampire Hunter D short story to be published by NYAF
Aug 25, 2008 - NY Anime Festival tickets available at retailers
Aug 27, 2008 - Chef Masahar Morimoto comes to NY Anime Fest
Sep 03, 2008 - New York Anime Festival sponsors Death Note Day at Kinokuniya
Sep 17, 2008 - NYAV Post & TripWire Productions announce voice acting contest at NYAF
Sep 24, 2008 - NYAF makes final preparations for convention

    Previous/Future Events:
New York Comic Con 2006  February 25-26, 2006
2007  February 23-25, 2007
New York Anime Festival 2007  December 7-9, 2007
New York Comic Con 2008  April 18-20, 2008
New York Anime Festival 2008  September 26-28, 2008
New York Comic Con 2009  February 6-8, 2009
New York Anime Festival 2009  September 25-27, 2009
New York Comic Con 2010  October 8-10, 2010
2011  October 13-16, 2011
2012  October 11-14, 2012
2013  October 10-13, 2013
2014  October 9-12, 2014
2015  October 8-11, 2015
2016  October 6-9, 2016

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