Press Releases

June 28, 2006

News for Anime Expo 2006:

Anime Expo launches 'virtual gateway' Launches on the Information Super Highway

Anaheim, California (June 28, 2006) -- For the 1st year ever, fans can experience the excitement of Anime Expo® through, a web site launched by the Society for the Promotion of Japanese Anime, the parent organization of Anime Expo®. The site offers visitors an insider's look at the hottest new titles in Anime and Manga and peripherals through exclusive videos, images and news at the nations largest Anime/Manga convention's 15th year anniversary at the Anaheim Convention Center July 1-4, 2006. More information is available at

Features of the site will include a "Fast Find" area that will provide information on exhibitors, manga titles and anime titles that will be announced during the convention. In addition, there will be features Video News from the AXBackstage news crew, AX2006 News, Downloadable versions of the AX2006 Newsletter, Podcasting of authorized Main Events by Stickam™, Cosplay Photos and exclusive Anime Trailers.

Individuals can now register via online ( for Anime Expo® 2006.

About 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 (

About SPJA
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®. More information can be found at its official website (