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Animate Miami one week away!

By Shawn Scott Smith| January 11, 2013 | Comments Off on Animate Miami one week away!

ANIMATE! MIAMI is just one week away! SUPERCON presents ANIMATE! MIAMI, www.animatemiami.com, January 18-20, 2013 at the Miami Airport Convention Center.
ANIMATE! MIAMI is a three day festival dedicated to Anime, Animation and Cosplay. Thousands of fans will converge for a full weekend celebration featuring voice stars from cartoons and anime, artists, bands and comedians, as well as hundreds of events, such as celebrity Q&A’s, costume contests, cosplay photo shoots, live music, video games, comedy show and much more!

Some of the highlights for Animate! Miami include:
  • Four cast members from the hit cartoon My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, including: Andrea Libman (Fluttershy, Pinkie Pie, Pumpkin Cake, Daisy), Nicole Oliver (Princess Celestia, Cheerilee), Michelle Creber (Apple Bloom and Sweetie Belle) and Peter New (Big Macintosh, Magnum). There will be a slew of MLP related events in addition to these special guests. This is the largest gathering to date of stars from the show in one place at one time in the South East United States.
  • A cast reunion from the hit Anime series High School of the Dead. Five of the stars from the show will be appearing, including: Monica Rial (Shizuka), Brittney Karbowski (Alice), Leraldo Anzaldua (Takashi), Maggie Flecknoe (Saya) and Mark X Laskowski (Kōta). This is the first time this many members of the shows cast have ever been together in Florida!
  • Three of the main cast members from the hit Anime series Soul Eater, including the already mentioned Monica Rial (Tsubaki), Brittney Karbowski (Black Star) as well as John Swasey (Lord Death).
  • The guests already mentioned have also starred in dozens of other popular Anime and Animation titles including: X-Men: Evolution, Black Butler, Dragon Ball, Gundam, Fairy Tail, Hetalia, One Piece, Ouran Host Club, Panty and Stocking, Sergeant Frog, Shinchan, Tsubasa, Casshern Sins, FMA Brotherhood, Maison Ikkoku, He-Man, Littlest Pet Shop, Death Note, Mega Man and many more!
  • Multiple costume and cosplay events each day of the show, with thousands of dollars in cash and prizes on the line!
  • Three days of events such as Dozens of Cosplay Photo Shoots for cosplayers and photographers, comedy shows, shadow casts, fan panels, bands, Q&A’s will all our celebrity guests, autograph sessions, Florida Super Championship Wresting (featuring Cobra Commander, The Joker, The Mario Bros., The Kingpin and Spider-Man), Anime screenings, video game tournaments and video game free play.
  • A 50,000 square feet exhibition room with over 100 booths and tables featuring vendors, celebrity guests, artists, filmmakers, exhibits and a main stage.
  • 75,000 square feet of event space on the second floor of the convention center with 2 additional main stages, panel rooms, video game rooms, photo shoot areas and more!

Complete information on all our guests and events can be found atwww.animatemiami.com

The convention hours of operation are:
FRIDAY, JANUARY 18: 2:00PM – 2:00AM
SATURDAY, JANUARY 19: 11:00AM – 2:00AM
SUNDAY, JANUARY 20: 11:00AM – 2:00AM

Tickets start at $20. Friday single day: $20, Saturday single day: $25, Sunday single day: $20, 3 Day weekend pass: $45 and V.I.P. passes are $150. Ticke
For up to the minute updates, follow us online at
ANIMATE! MIAMI Website: www.animatemiami.com
ANIMATE! MIAMI Facebook: www.facebook.com/animatemiami
Supercon Mike on Facebook: www.facebook.com/supercon
See you at the shows!

Mike Broder

NEW T-SHIRTS FROM GIMMICK TEES

Our friends at www.gimmicktees.com have an awesome new shirt available this week! It’s a Dr. Who / Pac-Man mash up! Available for just $15 and free shipping within the U.S.A. for one week only through midnight, Sunday January 13th (pacific time). These are very limited, printing only the number required to fulfill the orders. Get them at http://www.gimmicktees.com

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