World Premieres Set for Anaheim Anime Fest

Now in its 15th year, the Anaheim Anime Fest will kick off at the Anaheim Convention Center on July 1, offering four days of programs for fans of Japanese animation and Manga. This year’s schedule of screenings boasts six world premieres of TV series and features from top anime studios.

Attendees will be among the first to get a look at episodes of the series Muteki Kanban Musume from Telecom Animation Film, Project Blue Earth SOS from Studio A.C.G.T, The Coyote Ragtime Show from ufotable and Ultraman Max from Tsuburaya Prods. There will also be world premieres of the features Mirror Man Reflex, a live-action kaiju entry from Tsuburaya Prods., and Tank S.W.A.T. 01, Digital Tokiwa Village Project’s and DOGA Prods.’ adaptation of the Dominion manga by world famous author Masamune Shirow (Ghost in the Shell, Appleseed).

The fest will also screen Haya Miyazaki’s classic Howl’s Moving Castle and Spirited Away, and such various titles as Train Man, Ghost In The Shell 2: Innocence, Millennium Actress, Kamikaze Girls, Tree of Palme, Azumi, Escaflowne, Cutie Honey Live Action, Ergo Proxy, Shakugan no Shana, Gorjira, Kamichu, Kannazuki no Miko, Hellsing Ultimate and Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children. All screenings will be projected in 35mm on a massive screen.

Registration for Anime Expo 2006 is now available online at www.anime-expo.org. Attendees are encouraged to check the site periodically for the latest video announcements and program schedule updates.