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ReedPOP Announcement: “Anime Fest @ NYCC x Anime Expo” is Back

Fans of the Anime and Manga side of the fence were rather excited when the juggernaut that is New York Comic Con brought back an Anime focused event that would run in tandem with its main Javits Center event. Just a short while ago, ReedPOP announced the return of this part of the spectacle for its sophomore go-round. Read down below to the full press release and know that I will return at the close with additional editorial.

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The Press Release:
Over the past seven months, we’ve spent countless hours talking with publishers, exhibitors and most importantly, listening to the feedback from you, our fans. We know last year wasn’t perfect and we under-delivered on the experience. What’s become crystal clear through all the feedback we’ve received is that there is an insatiable desire for additional anime content at NYCC. With this in mind, we’re so excited to finally share our plans with you.

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Anime Fest 2019 is our celebration of your love for all things anime. Located just a block away from the Javits Center, it will be the NYCC home for exclusive and intimate anime panels and signings, interactive and immersive experiences, after hours parties, and a place to geek out and connect with other fans in a space that NYCC has created just for you. Here are the details!
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New York Comic Con Partners With Anime Expo To Debut Anime Fest @ NYCC X Anime Expo

The Press Release:
ReedPOP, the world’s leading producer of pop culture events, today announced that it is partnering with The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) to launch Anime Fest @ NYCC x Anime Expo. The four-day event will take place at Pier 94 from October 4-7 and provide fans the ultimate East Coast anime festival and celebration of Japanese pop culture.

Fans will join Japanese guests, prolific artists, and other New York Otaku at a festival of autograph signings, cosplay, Instagram-worthy activations, a curated Artist Alley, live music, and creative Japanese pop culture classes. More surprises will be revealed in the coming months as Anime Fest @ NYCC x Anime Expo creates programming and content that brings the best of both worlds into one major anime festival.

“We’re thrilled to give our fans added Japanese content during the week of New York Comic Con and to partner with the leading anime event in the United States to do so,” said Lance Fensterman, Global President of ReedPOP. “Anime and manga are increasingly popular among our fans, and we wanted to give them a fuller experience with uniquely interactive sessions, the opportunity to connect with the anime community, an area dedicated to designing wearable fashion, and much more. With a partner like Anime Expo, we’re excited to build upon our already robust anime content and create an experience that is unlike anything we’ve been able to deliver before.”
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