Press Releases

February 14, 2006

News for Anime Expo 2006:

Anime Expo 2006 announces official host hotels

North America's largest anime/manga convention strongly urges early bookings of rooms

Anaheim, California (February 14, 2006) -- The Anaheim Hilton, Anaheim Marriott and Sheraton Park Hotel have been named as official host hotels for North America's premiere Anime/Manga Convention Anime Expo®, July 1-4, 2006 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA. More information can be found on the official website at:

Attendees can reserve their rooms online at: by utilizing the access code of "ANIME". Host hotel codes are as follows:

Anaheim Hilton: HILTO
Anaheim Marriott: MARRI
Sheraton Park Hotel: SPARK

Attendees can also obtain reservations for their rooms by contacting the hotels via phone as well. Rooms are sure to go quick so early reservations are strongly suggested.

The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) is a non-profit organization with a mission 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®.

Located in Anaheim, California - Anime Expo®, the North America's largest anime/manga convention, serves to foster trade, commerce and the interests of the general public and animation/ comics industry. This event serves as a key meeting place for the general public to express their interest and explore various aspects of anime/ manga, as well as for members of the industry to conduct business. AX 2006 will be held July 1 - 4, 2006 at the Anaheim Convention Center. More information can be found at its official website (