Anime Expo® 2008 Opens Online Pre-Registration

Save Money, Save Time, Register Online Pre-Registration Special Available Only Till End of the Year

Anaheim, California (December 28, 2007) ‹ Anime Expo® 2008 announces that online pre-registration for attendees, industry members and press representatives will be made available Saturday; December 29, 2007 at noon PST. More information can be found on the website

One of the most anticipated changes for Anime Expo® 2008 is the new FULL-SERVICE Registration Support. Anime Expo®'s full-service registration support will include:

  • A seamless full-service process including an online pre-registration site with customized registration pages, group reservation options, hotel reservations and self service in registration changes
  • "Scan and go technology" which pre-registered attendees will be able to print a bar code confirmation and have a separate entrance to receive their expo credentials quickly and easily
  • Access to a Call Center with professional representatives to help with questions and concerns regarding the housing and registration process
  • Consultation and implementation of on-site registration to include line placement and equipment set up
  • 100 registration stations, including 60 manned stations and 40 self registration kiosks
  • Experient registration personnel on site to assist and help manage the registration process

A pre-registration special for attendees of $45.00 U.S. for all four (4) fun-filled days and nights of anime/manga goodness will be available till the end of 2007. Online pre-registration accepts American Express, MasterCard and VISA. Attendee Pre-registration for all four (4) days after the 2007 deadline will be $50.00 U.S. Attendees, industry members and press representatives that do not pre-register can also register onsite during the convention held during the 4th of July weekend (July3-6, 2008) at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Anime Expo® Registration Division Head Elizabeth Wang states, "We are very excited the registration process will be much easier and faster for attendees. That way attendees can spend their time attending events instead of waiting in line."

Attendees, Press and Industry Members are also encouraged to view the video coverage site of the 2007 convention at

About Anime Expo®
Located in Los Angeles, California - Anime Expo®, the nation¹s 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 ­ July 6, 2008 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Southern California. More information can be found at its website (

About Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation
The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) is a non-profit organization with a mission to popularize and educate the American public about anime and manga, as well as provide a forum to facilitate communication between professionals and fans. This organization is more popularly known by its entertainment property ­ Anime Expo®. More information can be found at its website ( ).