March 31, 2004

News for Big Apple Anime Fest 2003:

Big Apple Anime Fest cancelled for 2004

From Big Apple Anime Fest web site

Big Apple Anime Fest posted the following message on their web site today:

BAAF to skip 2004 event due to Republican National Convention

Following a series of meetings in New York and Tokyo over the past weeks, BAAF has decided to skip a 2004 event due to the overlap with the Republican National Convention at the same time, in the same venues. As announced previously, the Convention has reserved almost all of the available hotel rooms in New York City over the Labor Day timeframe, making it impossible for BAAF to mount the same sort of event as in previous years.

Rather than change the timing of the event, which would result in conflicts with other trade and consumer events, or limit the scope of the activities, BAAF decided the best approach would be to skip 2004 completely, and focus on 2005.

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No further updates of this site are anticipated until the 4th Quarter of 2004.

Very best regards,