Big Apple Anime Fest: Friday, October 26 - Sunday, October 28, 2001, New York, New York USA. Taking place over Halloween weekend - October 26 to 28, 2001 - at the Directors Guild of America Theater and other venues in mid-town Manhattan, the Big Apple Anime Fest considers itself the "Cannes Film Festival of the Anime Manga Culture," one of the hottest media trends among today's global youth. Enjoy world premieres, historical retrospectives and the latest in anime and manga culture as dozens of stars, hundreds of industry execs, and thousands of fans hit the Big Apple for a riotous weekend of anime immersion and partying! Available programming packages include live event programming as well as anime and manga programming For more information, please go to www.bigappleanimefest.com For more information, contact: Michael Zorek at HWH Public Relations, 1414 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York 10019, USA; Tel.: (212) 355-5049; Web: http://www.bigappleanimefest.com.