Starts: Oct 27, 2001 - Ends: Oct 28, 2001
Submission Deadline: Oct 27, 2001
Metreon-A Sony Entertainment Center in downtown San Francisco will host the first annual Metreon Festival of Anime the weekend of October 27-28 inside
Metreon's Action Theatre attraction. The Metreon Festival of Anime will take
place in conjunction with the Big Apple Anime Fest scheduled for the same
weekend in New York City.
the two-day event, fans will have a chance to watch Sony Pictures' "The
Making of Metropolis", Bandai Entertainment's "Love Hina" and the U.S.
premiere of "G-Saviour", and ADV Film's "Princess Nine: First Inning" and
"Robotech: The Masters - A New Threat." The Festival will also feature an
Anime Lounge hosted by ADV Films presenting all the latest music from Sony
Music Imports and a Festival Party presented by Viz, featuring karaoke,
local DJs and a Cosplay costume contest.
The Metreon Festival of Anime costs $25 through October 19 and $30 tickets
will be available at the door. Price of admission includes 25 hours of anime
screenings, the Festival Party presented by Viz, free gaming at Metreon's
Airtight Garage (600 points), Cosplay costume contest, and insider panel
discussions on timely anime issues with representatives from Bandai
Entertainment, Viz, and San Jose-based No Name Anime, the premier anime club
in the Bay Area. Also featured are how-to-draw manga workshops by Copic, an
Anime Lounge hosted by ADV Films, and special offers and prizes. At the
Festival, Sony's entertainment robot AIBO