Press Releases

June 27, 2006

News for AnimeFest 2006:

AnimeFest announces guests Monkey Punch and Yasuyuki Ueda

AnimeFest is proud to announce the addition of Monkey Punch (Kazuhiko Kato) and Yasuyuki Ueda as Guests of Honor.

Monkey Punch is the creator and manga-ka for the highly successful Lupin III series. This is his second appearance at AnimeFest. He will once again share his immense experience in digital manga and anime with North American fans.

Yasuyuki Ueda is a highly renowned anime producer of titles which include Haibane Renmei, Serial Experiments Lain, Texhnolyze, and NieA_7.

AnimeFest held it's first convention in October of 1992 and is the third longest running anime convention. AnimeFest is a non-profit organization dedicated to arts education through anime, manga, music and other forms of Japanese popular culture.

AnimeFest 2006 / September 1-4 / Dallas, TX / Hyatt Regency Hotel