The following guests from Studio GAINAX will be available this year on the Connichi for autograph sessions and discussions:

Yoshiyuki Sadamoto
charakter design "Wings of Honneamise", "Nadia", "Neon Genesis Evangelion", "FLCL" and ".hack//SIGN"

Hiroyuki Yamaga
Studio GAINAX-Chef
co-producer "Neon Genesis Evangelion"
director and author "Wings of Honneamise" and "Mahoromatic"

Takami Akai
Founder of Studio GAINAX
character design "Princess Maker"-video games and "Petite Princess Yucie"
visual concept "Crest of the Stars"

Shouji Saeki

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15th - 17th September 2006
Kassel, the 7th of August 2006
in the Kongress Palais Kassel, Germany

The biggest german speaking fan association Animexx e.V., with over 100,000 online members, proudly presents the fifth Connichi as usual in the Kongress Palais Kassel - Stadthalle from 15th to 17th of September 2006.

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Nao Yazawa (Wedding Peach) will be attending Germany's biggest book fair, Frankfurter Buchmesse, between October 4th - 8th, which will take place in Frankfurt. Yazawa will participate in a conference, as well as doing book-signings.

Source: AnimeY

The German online magazine AnimeY has released an interview with "Detective Conan" creator Gosho Aoyama. (Thanks Micha)