Information on Anime Expo 2009

Anime Expo


July 2-5, 2009
Los Angeles Convention Center
Los Angeles, CA

Attendance:
44,000 warm bodies (estimated)

Attendees:
Attendees View 18 AnimeCons.com users in attendance

Overall Rating: 4.5 stars (based on less than ten member ratings)


Advance Rates:
$50 Mar 4 through 15; $55 through Apr 19; $60 through May 31; $65 through Jul 5

At-Door Rates:
$70 weekend; $55 for two days; $30 for one day

Guests:
Tomo Asaha (Guitarist, echostream)
Karan Ashley (Actress)
auncia (Band)
Robert Axelrod (Actor, Integrity Publicity)
Johnny Yong Bosch (Voice Actor) cancelled
Nakia Burrise (Actress)
Steve Cardenas (Actor)
Northrup Davis (Professor / Producer / Writer)
Daniel Ewing (Actor)
Mike Fasolo (Writer / Voice Actor / Creative Director)
Blake Anthony Foster (Actor)
Kun Gao (CEO, Crunchyroll)
Douglas Goldstein (Writer / Producer)
Barbara Goodson (Voice Actress)
Seth Green (Actor / Writer)
Hangry & Angry (Musicians)
Kyle Hebert (Voice Actor)
Jason Hoffs (Head of Production, VIZ Productions)
Ken Hoinsky (Managing Founder, MX Media LLC)
Hiroyuki Imaishi (Character Designer / Animation Director)
Daisuke Ishiwatari (Producer / Composer)
Noriyuki Jinguji (Conceptual Designer)
Walter E. Jones (Actor)
Takeshi Kajii (Associate Producer, Sony Computer Entertainment)
Shigeru Kitayama (Producer)
Shawn Kleckner (President and CEO, The Right Stuf International)
Yun Kouga (Manga Artist)
Yousuke Kuroda (Writer)
Robert Le (Artist)
Patricia Ja Lee (Voice Actress)
Joshua Long (Producer, 20th Century Fox)
Nobuo Masuda (Producer)
Monica May (Actress)
Mike McFarland (Voice Actor / Director / Line Producer)
Chris McKay (Producer / Director / Editor)
Breckin Meyer (Writer / Actor)
Seiji Mizushima (Director)
Moi dix Mois (Band)
Toshimichi Mori (Director)
Toshiyuki Morikawa (Voice Actor)
Morning Musume (Musical Group)
Robert Napton (Director of Marketing, Bandai Entertainment)
Yasuhiro Nightow (Character Designer)
Atsushi Nishigori (Character Designer)
Satoshi Nishimura (Director / Animator)
Takashi Okazaki (Manga Artist)
Austin Osueke (CEO, eigoMANGA)
Race Owen (Founder and President, Decipher Pictures)
Brina Palencia (Voice Actress / Singer, FUNimation Entertainment)
Luis Reyes (Associate Producer, Nexon America)
Amy Rolle (Actress)
Reggie Rolle (Actor)
Tom Root (Writer / Producer)
Satsuki (Musician)
Justin Sevakis (Director of New Media, Anime News Network)
Eric P. Sherman (President and CEO, Bang Zoom! Entertainment)
Kevin Shinick (Writer / Actor / Creative Director)
Dan Southworth (Actor)
Catherine Sutherland (Actress)
Tsunku (Producer, Morning Musume)
Roger Velasco (Actor)
Cerina Vincent (Actress)
Chris Violette (Actor)
Kevy Vona (Sr. Manager of Digital Entertainment, VIZ Media)
Kari Wahlgren (Voice Actress)
Selwyn Jaydon Ward (Actor)
Erik Weiner (Actor / Writer)
67 guests listed

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Press Releases and News:

Nov 18, 2008 - Anime Expo and MTV cast for True Life
Nov 28, 2008 - Anime Expo 2009 launches web site
Mar 05, 2009 - Anime Expo 2009 and Intermixi Japan Tours announce Japan sweepstakes
Mar 31, 2009 - Anime Expo launches 2009 volunteer online registration
Mar 31, 2009 - Anime Expo announces a call for artists
Apr 01, 2009 - Anime Expo announces availability of event registration system
Apr 08, 2009 - Anime Expo 2009 masquerade registration date announced
Apr 13, 2009 - Anime Expo announces director, lead artist and designer of BlazBlue as guest
Apr 15, 2009 - Anime Expo announces musical composer of BlazBlue and Guilty Gear producer
Apr 15, 2009 - Anime Expo 2009 and Bang Zoom! Entertainment team up to bring back AX Idol
Apr 18, 2009 - Anime Expo announces Power Ranger reunion and panel
May 04, 2009 - SPJA announces finalists for 2009 SPJA Industry Awards
May 05, 2009 - Anime Expo announces Kari Wahlgren as an American guest of honor
May 11, 2009 - Anime Expo announces Trigun guests of honor
May 12, 2009 - Anime Expo 2009 welcomes Robot Chicken
May 15, 2009 - Anime Expo announces writer Yosuke Kuroda as guest of honor
May 19, 2009 - Anime Expo announces Seiji Mizushima as a guest of honor
May 25, 2009 - Cartoon Network to hold portfolio reviews at Anime Expo 2009
May 26, 2009 - Anime Expo announces Gurren Laggan director and character designer as guests
May 28, 2009 - Anime Expo 2009 announces Toshiyuki Morikawa as an official guest of honor
Jun 01, 2009 - Anime Expo 2009 announces Battle of the Bands finalists
Jun 02, 2009 - Anime Expo 2009 announces manga artist and character designer Yun Kouga as guest
Jun 13, 2009 - Anime Expo 2009 announces Afro Samurai manga-ka as guest of honor
Jun 15, 2009 - Anime Expo 2009 announces SPJA Industry Conference panels
Jun 17, 2009 - Moi dix Mois to appear at Anime Expo 2009 as guest of honor

   
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