AVEX famous J-Pop group "m.o.v.e" will perform this year on the Connichi for the first time ever. This will be also there first time performing in Europe.

m.o.v.e is a three person unit featuring: leader producer t-kimura, motsu (rap) and yuri (vocal). They made their debut on October 1, 1997 with their d├ębut song "ROCK IT DOWN". With this release, m.o.v.e tried their hand at underground style- mixing dance music with digi-rock taste. They showed motsu's quality as a rapper, yuri's strong and powerful vocal presence and t-kimura's unique approach to sound. That was the moment they established a view of their own world.

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Fred Gallagher, one of the first guests announced for Connichi 2007, revealed that he won't be able to attend this year's convention "due to family circumstances."

Connichi 2007, one of the biggest anime and manga convention in Germany, will take place from September 7th to 9th at the Kongress Palais in Kassel, Germany.

Source: ANN

The Connichi is proud to annouce in cooporation with JETIX another guest of honour. Savin Yeatman-Eiffel (Author, Co-Regisseur and Producer of "Oban Star Racers") will be on this years Connichi in Kassel, Germany.

Earth, 2082. Twenty-five years after the failed invasion of the Crog forces.

Young Eva (15) is determined to be reunited with her father, race manager Don Wei, who sent her off to a tough boarding school ten years earlier and has never bothered to visit. She escapes from school and secretly joins her dad's famous star-racer team under the alias "Molly".

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The Connichi 2007 in Kassel, Germany is proud to announce that seiquu and singer Halko Momoi will perform live on this years Connichi.

Haruko "Halko" Momoi started as a singer of the girl-group "UNDER17". After the group parted in 2004 she began her solo career as seiyuu ("Soul Taker", "Nurse Witch Komugi-chan", "D.C. ~Da Capo~", "DearS", "Final Fantasy: Unlimited", "Paranoia Agent") and also as solo singer. She also writes j-pop songs, writes books, has her own radio show and is also an actress.

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The biggest anime and manga convention in Germany organized by the biggest German speaking anime and manga association announces its first guest: Fred Gallagher

Author of the online comic "Megatokyo", Fred Gallagher, will be the first guest of honor of the Connichi 2007 in Kassel, Germany. He will be accompanied by his lovely wife Sarah.

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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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