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March 18, 2009

News for Anime Matsuri 2010:

Anime Matsuri announces 2010 dates

Houston, TX, March 18th, 2009: Anime Matsuri takes over the Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center on April 2nd - 4th, 2010. The convention will continue to expand on anime and the different aspects of Japanese pop-culture while focusing on increasing the value and quality of experience at an anime convention in the United States.
Adding to the excitement of promoting the international and local anime industry with various anime premieres, an exciting guest list, a rockin' concert and all the many aspects that make up an anime convention, Anime Matsuri features,

Import Reactor: A Japanese car show hosted on the rooftop of the main parking structure. The hottest cars compete for various individual and team titles. Join the party as models, djs, racing games, dance competitions and the popular aspect of Japanese pop culture called Tuning create a stunning atmosphere in the night air.
J-Fashion: Anime Matsuri's popular fashion show each year delivers different themes and features different designers from Japan. Come and cheer the models on the catwalk and enjoy the exciting half time show.
Showdown Championships: Arcade fighting game tournament at Anime Matsuri featuring the best players competing for the title of US Champion on the latest Japanese arcade fighting games.
Club AM: Dance and party until early hours of the morning at the ultimate convention dance party
Planet Zero Arcade: Over 25 Japanese arcade games, from Pop N' Music to Dance Dance revolution X to Initial D5, all on freeplay all weekend long for the convention attendees.

About Anime Matsuri: Anime Matsuri is an annual Anime and Japanese Pop Culture convention held in Houston, Texas. Please visit the website at for more info.