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Press Release for All-Con

March 3, 2010

All-Con to host 24-Hour Endurance 1,000 Anime Song Medley

March 13-14 Marathon Event Features Otakuzake and Prizes Galore

DALLAS, TX and SHINJUKU, JAPAN - March 3, 2010 - Japan's ultimate event for anime otaku is coming to America! All-Con is honored to host the U.S. debut of the 24-Hour Endurance 1,000 Anime Song Medley on March 13-14, in Dallas, Texas.

Celebrating its 16th year, the 24-Hour Endurance 1,000 Anime Song Medley is a nonstop show of anime and tokusatsu titles, scenes, and rarities, collected and presented by the deeply knowledgable--and very funny!--Otakuzake duo of indy filmmaker Keisaku Kimura ("Famires Senshi Purin," 2009) and manga artist Kazushi Hinoki ("Chaos Gear" [2000, Magazine Z Comics]; "Twin Tail" [2003, Young Champion Comics]; "Famires Senshi Purin" [2003-06, Young King Comics]; "Gun x Sword" [art only; 2005, Shonen Champion Comics], "Idol H: Himeko no Himitsu" [2008-09, GA Comics]; and "Police Girl" [2009, Nichibun Comics]).

"This is a fantastic chance to learn trivia about your anime and tokusatsu favorites, see great things you never knew existed, sing along, and even compete for prizes," said Ardith Carlton, a survivor of four Medley marathons in Japan, who will provide English-language support for the U.S. edition.

The Medley will be held in Crowne Plaza North Dallas' Addison Theater, complete with comfy tiered seating, from 1:00 p.m. Saturday to 2:00 p.m. Sunday (24 hours, with the start of Daylight Savings Time). Admission is free for All-Con attendees, and a smorgasbord of anime- and tokusatsu-related loot from donor Hobbylink Japan--including several hot new releases from Bandai and Kaiyodo--will be up for grabs in contests throughout the Medley.

Until now, the Medley has been held at Shinjuku's famed otaku-friendly live house, Loft Plus One...and in fact the longtime cult-favorite event will return there a week after All-Con, when the unstoppable Otakuzake again serves up the Medley--this time with special guest performers Isao Taira and MIQ, and coupled with a mini-documentary on the All-Con adventure--on March 21-22.

24-Hour Endurance 1,000 Anime Song Medley, March 13-14
at All-Con, March 12-14
Crowne Plaza North Dallas, Addison, TX

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