Thursday, August 28, 2008

Anime Evolution 2009

Vancouver, BC Canada - Anime Evolution (AE 2009) is primed to be Vancouver's premiere Asian entertainment event where industry and audiences interact directly in an informal setting. This three-day Japanese Animation Convention, expected to draw over 5,000 people, will bring together art, animation, video games, TV, film and music in a celebration of Asian popular culture and multimedia. All are welcome to attend the event, which draws largely on Vancouver's local talent pool of gifted actors and artists, as well as film and animation studios, comic book publishers, and game developers. Festivities will take place from Friday June 12 to Sunday June 14, 2009 at the Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre( in Downtown Vancouver B.C.

Over the course of the weekend, AE 2009 will feature Q&A's and workshops with professional voice actors, directors, artists, animators and game developers. In addition, visitors can participate in a cultural festival, video screening & video game rooms and live performances by DJ's, bands and improv actors. Attendees can also expect to see convention goers engaged in more unusual activities like an Anime-Idol competition, a collectible card game room and dramatic costume play - or "cosplay" - where anime fans don costumes representing anime characters and participate in a fashion show. The convention art gallery will be open to submissions from all AE 2009 attendees, and there
will be an "Artists' Alley" where visitors can buy and sell original works of art. A dealers area will also be available for attendees to purchase their favorite comic books, videos and other animation related items.

For more information on the event or to pre-register for a convention membership, please visit our website at

About Anime Evolution: Starting as a university video gathering in 1998, Anime Evolution morphed into full fledge convention on 2003. In our fifth year as a full convention, AE hopes to continue educating and entertaining fans of Asian popular culture.

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