Press Releases

May 21, 2010

News for Anime Expo 2010:

Anime Expo 2010 announces guest Danny Choo

Anaheim, CA – May 21, 2010 – Anime Expo® is pleased to announce today that Internet sensation, Danny Choo, will be a Special Guest at its July convention. Anime Expo, North America's largest anime and manga convention, is scheduled for July 1 – 4, 2010, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Danny Choo will participate in guest panels, meet-and-greets and autograph sessions.

Danny Choo is an accomplished writer, blogger, television personality and anime enthusiast. His website features his musings on all things anime, including Japanese and Otaku culture, cosplay and gaming. One of the most popular bloggers of his time, Danny Choo's website records over 2 million unique users per month. His official YouTube page boasts an impressive 12 million video views to date.

Known internationally for his antics as the "Tokyo Storm Trooper," Danny Choo has been regularly featured in web, print and broadcast media such as CNN, BBC and G4TV. Danny Choo will next be launching a new TV show, Culture:Japan, on Tokyo MX TV and Animax Asia, airing on June 12, 2010.

Danny Choo joins Anime Expo's 2010 line-up along with musical artists Megumi Nakajima and May'n; manga artist manga artist Rei Hiroe; musical artist MELL; supergroup AKB48; voice actor Katsuyuki Konishi; Eden of the East trio Kenji Kamiyama, Satoru Nakamura and Tomohiko Ishii; voice actor Kyle Hebert; animation director Toshihiro Kawamoto; seiyuu Yuu Asakawa; J-rock band Sophia; and anime director Shinichi "Nabeshin" Watanabe. To stay updated on all of the latest Anime Expo 2010 news, follow us on Twitter, become a fan on Facebook and check us out on YouTube.

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About Anime Expo®
Anime Expo is located in Los Angeles and is the nation's largest anime and manga convention. The Expo serves to foster trade, commerce and the interests of the general public and animation industry. This event serves as a key meeting place for the general public to express their interest and explore various aspects of both anime and manga, as well as for members of the industry to conduct business. AX 2010 will be held July 1 – July 4, 2010, at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Southern California. More information can be found at

About the Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation
The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to popularize and educate the American public about anime and manga, as well as provide a forum to facilitate communication between professionals and fans. This organization is more popularly known by its entertainment property, Anime Expo®. More information can be found at