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Anime Expo 2009 to Bring Back Ax Idol Season 7

Press Release from Anime Expo

Anaheim, California (April 15, 2009) -- Think you got what it takes to be the next AX Idol? Thousands will audition for the most coveted singing and voice acting contest at the nation's largest Anime/Manga convention and win amazing prizes! Anime Expo 2009 will be held from July 2-5, 2009 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA. More information can be found on the website

Anime Expo 2009's AX Idol event is one of the most coveted and attended events at the nation's largest anime and manga convention. This year, contestants will have an additional treat as the prolific producer, of Morning Musume fame, Tsunku will appear as a special industry guest judge.

"AX Idol 2009 will give attendees a special opportunity to showcase their singing and voice acting talents in front of industry professionals from Bang Zoom! Entertainment and Tsunku -- one of the most famous music producers from Japan. It is my honor to be a part of such a great event that give our attendees the dream to become a part of the anime industry", states Kacie Chatfield AX Idol Manager.

Interested contestants must be registered Anime Expo 2009 attendees and can register online at after 6:00 pm PST today.

About Anime ExpoLocated in Los Angeles, California - Anime Expo, the nation's largest anime/manga convention, serves to foster trade, commerce and the interests of the general public and animation/ comics industry. This event serves as a key meeting place for the general public to express their interest and explore various aspects of anime/manga, as well as for members of the industry to conduct business. AX 2008 will be held July 3-6, 2008 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Southern California. More information can be found at its website (