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New York Anime Festival 2009

The 2009 New York Anime Festival, an anime, manga, and Japanese pop culture convention from the creators of New York Comic Con, will take place September 25-27, 2009 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in Manhattan, and attendees, professionals and press can all register now at And, for the first time, NYAF will offer all attendees who register online two complimentary weeks of premium online service on, the digital world's #1 destination for anime and Asian video content.

Online attendee tickets are available now at the following, discounted prices. Friday tickets are $35, Saturday tickets are $40, Sunday tickets are $35, and Weekend tickets (good for all three days) are $55. At the Javits Center, all tickets will be priced $5 higher. Additionally, attendees who purchase their tickets online will be able to bypass the registration lines on-site. The New York Anime Festival encourages attendees to register online to save time and money.

And, new for NYAF 2009, all attendees will also be able to receive two free weeks of premium content from through a special offer located in NYAF's registration confirmation e-mail. Crunchyroll is an online video service and community that offers licensed, legal full-length episodes and movies of the very best in anime and Asian entertainment.

Beyond attendees, the New York Anime Festival also welcomes all those making their living in the anime and manga fields as well as reporters across the full spectrum of the press. NYAF provides both press and professionals with complimentary passes, available now at

The New York Anime Festival will announce guests, VIP packages, contests, and programming throughout the spring and summer. Additionally, fans unable to wait until September can expect several meet-ups sponsored by NYAF at Manhattan's Kinokuniya Bookstore -- the largest Japanese bookstore in the USA -- in the months prior to NYAF 2009. For more information about the New York Anime Festival, visit the show's official website ( and blog (

Friday, September 25, 2009 - 11:00am to Sunday, September 27, 2009 - 7:00pm
Submission Deadline 
Friday, September 25, 2009 - 12:00pm
New York