January 2012
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NEWSBYTE: AnimeiCon Announces 2012 Dates, Website...
A9ent 760 - Staff Writer MONTEREY, CA (Dec. 29, 2011).  AnimeiCon’s website announced on Thursday that June 15-17, 2012 will be the dates for its second year convention to be held at the Portola Hotel & Spa and the adjoining Monterey Conference Center.  Events will include concerts, panels & workshops, karaoke and the return of the Lotus Cafe.   Challenges that AnimeiCon will...
Jan 1st
December 2011
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NEWSBYTE: Mai-Con Announced for 2013, Facebook...
Agent 760, Staff Writer SAN FRANCISCO, CA (Dec. 6, 2011).  Cardace Media, in association with Bay Area Conventions and Vokalect Visions announce Mai-Con 2013 to be held in San Francisco, California.  Initial event offerings will include Dealer’s Area, Games, Local Artist Area, and a Cosplay Contest.  Performances by AnimeMyu and Hatsune Miku Live! have also been announced along with a...
Dec 7th
November 2011
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CONVENTION WATCH: Your Favorite 2011 Anime Events
A9ent 760, Staff Writer 2011 is slowly drawing to a close and with it a lot of anime conventions that have taken place.  We would like to hear what conventions you have attended this year and which ones ranked high on your convention list that you would recommend to others for the 2012 convention year. Drop us a line at [email protected] or leave us a comment here.  We’ll have...
Nov 18th
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INSIGHT: Volunteering at the 2011 LA Cherry...
Jacky Lau — Staff Writer   LOS ANGELES, CA - The Los Angeles Cherry Blossom Festival celebrated its 10-year anniversary on September 24-25, 2011 in the Little Tokyo district of Downtown Los Angeles. The event - normally held during prime cherry blossom season in April - was postponed to September in the wake of Tohoku’s disaster in Japan. This year’s festival was aptly titled...
Nov 3rd
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October 2011
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NEWSBYTE: Digital Manga To Present Yaoi-Con 2012
A9ent 760, Staff Writer BURLINGAME, CA (Oct. 22, 2011).  Digital Manga Publishing, a North American publisher of boys love comics, announced that it will be presenting Yaoi-Con’s 2012 convention in Los Angeles, California.  Officials at Digital Manga said that they are “committed to offering a bigger and better yaoi-con moving forward,” according to tweets from attending...
Oct 23rd
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CONVENTION WATCH: November 2011 California Anime...
Agent 760 - Staff Writer Los Angeles, CA (Oct. 15, 2011).  Comikaze Expo announces its first large-scale multi-media and pop culture convention at the Los Angeles Convention Center on November 5-6, 2011.  Guests include Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee and horror movie vixen Elvira Mistress of the Dark.  Anime guests include Hellsing voice actor Stephen Weese, Neon Genesis Evangelion voice actor...
Oct 15th
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September 2011
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NEWSBYTE: Anime Fan Arrested For Imprisoning and...
Image Source: Chicago Police Dept. A9ent 760 - Staff Writer CHICAGO, IL (Sept. 26, 2011) - A  man was arrested on Sept. 23 and charged for kidnapping, attempted murder and aggravated domestic battery on a woman he met at a local anime convention.  According to prosecutors, 22 year-old Sir Wilfred Camaligan and the alleged 20 year-old female victim corresponded through Facebook, met at Anime...
Sep 27th
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NEWSBYTE: Animation, Manga and Music Announces...
A9ent 760 - Staff Writer LOS ANGELES, CA (Sept. 24, 2011).  Animation, Manga and Music announced a pre-registration contest for their Passport system.  According to a press release by Chase Wang on Friday, attendees that register for a Passport will be automatically entered for a drawing to win prizes including tickets to see Miyavi and Dir En Grey in concert.  Admission to AM^2’s second...
Sep 25th
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CONVENTION WATCH: October 2011 Bay Area Anime...
Maid Cafe Photo from Spirit of Japantown Festival.  Image Credit:  CherryTeaGirl A9ent 760 - Staff Writer SAN JOSE, CA (Sept. 15, 2011).  Japantown Community Congress of San Jose will be hosting its annual Spirit of Japantown Festival on Saturday, October 1st from 10AM to 5PM in San Jose’s Japantown area from 1st to 6th Streets in San Jose.  Anime-related programming will include anime...
Sep 16th
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NEWSBYTE: Animation, Manga and Music Announces...
A9ent 760 - Staff Writer ANAHEIM, CA (Sept. 14, 2011).  Southern California’s only free convention in the anime community on Asian music, animation and comics announces their second year for Father’s Day Weekend.  With over 8,000+ unique attendees at its 2011 event, Animation, Manga and Music- Also known as AM²- returns to the Anaheim Convention Center on June 15-17, 2012.  In a...
Sep 14th
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Sep 6th
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Sep 6th
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NEWSBYTE: San Fernando Valley Retailer Closes...
A9ent 760 - Staff Writer Canoga Park, CA (Sept. 2, 2011).  San Fernando Valley anime and Japanese goods retailer Sugoi Life closes its final store in Canoga Park.  In a statement posted on the Sugoi Life website by President Rich Nakajima, ”It is now time for our business to take another step forward and tackle the wholesale industry. Our business has been supporting many of our retail...
Sep 2nd
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NEWSBYTE: New Anime Store in Temple City To Open,...
A9ent 760 - Staff Writer TEMPLE CITY, CA (Sep. 1, 2011).  Online Retailer Desu-Nation announces the grand opening of their storefront in at 9410 E. Las Tunas Drive in Temple City on September 3, 2011 at 12:00PM.  The new retail space will serve the San Gabriel Valley area from Arcadia to El Monte as a hang out spot where fans can get together and celebrate their fandom. “We want to...
Sep 1st
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August 2011
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Welcome to World of Anime 760!
A9ent 760 - Staff Writer Welcome to www.worldofanime760.com!  Those of you who have been following Project 760 Productions since 1997 may remember that our roots in the anime community began as a media group that started with one program called World of Anime, a television show that originated with anime reviews and worked its way into anime convention news, mainly focusing on California- a state...
Aug 19th
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