What You Need to Know:
- Anime Frontier, the new Japanese pop culture convention from the creators of Anime NYC, today announced global anime brand Crunchyroll will serve as the title sponsor of its inaugural event - May 8-10, 2020 in the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, TX. The newly rechristened “Anime Frontier Powered By Crunchyroll” will bring fans together with leading anime publishers and special guests from across America and Japan for the first time in Texas.
- Anime Frontier Powered By Crunchyroll is a celebration of anime, manga, and Japanese pop culture with close ties to the creators and companies at the heart of Japanese entertainment, and Crunchyroll’s title sponsorship is a tremendous symbol of Anime Frontier and Crunchyroll’s dual commitment to delivering exceptional experiences, celebrities, and features to audiences in Texas.
- Beyond Crunchyroll, Anime Frontier is supported by Japanese entertainment brands including Aniplex of America Inc., Animate, GKIDS, HIDIVE, Kodansha Comics, Sentai Filmworks, SUNRISE, Vertical, Inc., and VIZ Media. Its guests include voice actors Amanda Lee, Arryn Zech, Barbara Dunkelman, Kara Eberle, Max Mittelman, Ray Chase, Robbie Daymond, and Samantha Ireland, and celebrity cosplayer Vampy Bit Me. The convention will announce highly anticipated Japanese creators, voice actors, and concerts this spring.
- Anime Frontier Powered By Crunchyroll will take place in the Fort Worth Convention Center, a 300,000+ sq ft complex in the heart of downtown Fort Worth. A city that has preserved much of its frontier heritage, Fort Worth blends cosmopolitan energy with cowboy culture and proudly calls itself “Where The West Begins”. And part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Fort Worth is also within one of the largest metropolitan regions in the US - home to a population of over 8 million.
- Anime Frontier weekend tickets are available now for only $45 for a limited time at AnimeFrontier.com, and fans looking to learn more can sign up for the Anime Frontier newsletter and follow the event on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
Source: Official Press Release
It's great to see that more events are popping up across North America for anime now!
Anime is becoming too big to stop! That's great news for the otaku!