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Anime Convention

June 7-9, 2013
Garden State Exhibit Center

AnimeNEXT is the largest independently organized anime convention in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area. The convention features Japanese creators of anime and manga, voice actors from anime series, Japanese musical acts, artists, vendors and exhibits, panels, workshops, and gaming. Events all focus on aspects of anime, manga, and Japanese culture. With the popularity of anime and manga growing in the 1990's and 2000's, anime conventions have seen positive growth in their attendance; AnimeNEXT is no exception.

AnimeNEXT has been in existence since 2002 and is organized by Universal Animation.

10,283 paid attendees

Attendees View 13 users in attendance

Overall Rating: 3.0 stars (based on less than ten member ratings)

Advance Rates:
$45 through Jan 1; $60 until May 24

At-Door Rates:
$70 weekend; $40 Fri; $50 Sat; $35 Sun

The Asterplace (Band, Bright Stone Records)
Greg Ayres (Voice Actor)
C.R.A.Z.Y.O.T.A.K.U. (Panelists)
Chris Cason (Voice Actor / Director / Writer, FUNimation Entertainment)
Chipocrite (Musical Performer)
Greg Houser (Voice Actor)
Akinori Isobe (Founder, Baby, The Stars Shine Bright)
Masumi Kano (Designer, Baby, The Stars Shine Bright)
Michele Knotz (Voice Actress)
Kevin McKeever (Operations Coordinator, Harmony Gold)
Mint (Fashion Designer)
Moon Stream (Band)
Mike Pollock (Voice Actor)
Bill Rogers (Voice Actor)
Hiroshi Shimizu (Animator / Director)
Saki Tachibana (Fashion Designer, Baby, The Stars Shine Bright)
Mike Toole (Editor at Large, Anime News Network)
Uncle Yo (Comedian)
Hiro Usuda (Illustrator)
Sayo Yamamoto (Animation Director)
Steve Yun (Webmaster,
Tommy Yune (Creative Director, Harmony Gold)

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Previous/Future Events:
AnimeNEXT 2002  October 11-13, 2002
AnimeNEXT 2003  October 3-5, 2003
AnimeNEXT 2004  June 18-20, 2004
AnimeNEXT 2005  June 17-19, 2005
AnimeNEXT 2006  June 16-18, 2006
AnimeNEXT 2007  July 6-8, 2007
AnimeNEXT 2008  June 20-22, 2008
AnimeNEXT 2009  June 12-14, 2009
AnimeNEXT 2010  June 18-20, 2010
AnimeNEXT 2011  June 10-12, 2011
AnimeNEXT 2012  June 8-10, 2012
AnimeNEXT 2013  June 7-9, 2013
AnimeNEXT 2014  June 6-8, 2014
AnimeNEXT 2015  June 12-14, 2015
AnimeNEXT 2016  June 10-12, 2016
AnimeNEXT 2017  June 9-11, 2017
AnimeNEXT 2018  June 8-10, 2018

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