Press Releases

October 11, 2007

News for Anime South 2007:

Anime South announces guests

Anime South is pleased to announce our guests for our 3rd annual convention on December 28-30, 2007 at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa. Special Guests of Honor are: voice actors Richard Epcar, Ellyn Stern, and Spike Spencer; artists Stephen Bennett IV, Douglas Smith, Yaya Han, and Ashley Clark; and musical guest J*scape.

Anime South will be offering two theater rooms showing the latest anime from Japan, a costume contest, anime music videos, discussion panels, PC and video gaming from CRC Data Tech, an Artists' Alley, a large vendors room with anime and manga related merchandise, speed dating, a maid cafe, and a talent show. We will have a 50% increase in function space from last year. Cosplay will be in a vastly larger space, along with an expanded Dealers Room.

Registration for the convention is currently available online until November 27th at

We highly recommend staying at the resort hotel.The convention has arranged a limited number of suites at a special $99 per night convention rate (please use the code AMS). The resort fee has been waived for individuals reserving their rooms for the convention. You can make reservations by calling 1-800-367-1271 with our group/convention code, AMS, for this special pricing. Hotel reservations are fully refundable up until 7 days before the convention.

The Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa is the largest luxury beachside hotel in the region. This 2,400 acre resort boasts 73 holes of championship golf, 13 tennis courts, the country's largest charter fishing boat fleet, 3 indoor and outdoor pools, a private beach, a full service spa, 2 whirlpools, scuba diving, and the nation's largest designer outlet mall. Come see why Destin, located on the Gulf of Mexico, is known as one of the country's most beautiful beaches.