24-HOUR ENDURANCE 1,000 ANIME SONG MEDLEY (MARCH 20/21)

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24-HOUR ENDURANCE 1,000 ANIME SONG MEDLEY (MARCH 20/21)

Postby OneCardShy » Mon Mar 08, 2010 9:36 am

ALL-CON TO HOST U.S. DEBUT OF JAPAN'S 24-HOUR ENDURANCE 1,000 ANIME SONG MEDLEY
March 13-14 Marathon Event Will Star Otakuzake and Prizes Galore

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_UODkwikYY&feature=player_embedded

Japan's ultimate event for anime otaku is coming to America! All-Con is honored to host the U.S. debut of the 24-Hour Endurance 1,000 Anime Song Medley on March 13-14, in Dallas, Texas.

Celebrating its 16th year, the 24-Hour Endurance 1,000 Anime Song Medley is a nonstop show of anime and tokusatsu titles, scenes, and rarities, collected and presented by the deeply knowledgable--and very funny!--Otakuzake duo of indy filmmaker Keisaku Kimura ("Famires Senshi Purin," 2009) and manga artist Kazushi Hinoki ("Chaos Gear" [2000, Magazine Z Comics]; "Twin Tail" [2003, Young Champion Comics]; "Famires Senshi Purin" [2003-06, Young King Comics]; "Gun x Sword" [art only; 2005, Shonen Champion Comics], "Idol H: Himeko no Himitsu" [2008-09, GA Comics]; and "Police Girl" [2009, Nichibun Comics]).

"This is a fantastic chance to learn trivia about your anime and tokusatsu favorites, see great things you never knew existed, sing along, and even compete for prizes," said Ardith Carlton, a survivor of four Medley marathons in Japan, who will provide English-language support for the U.S. edition.

The Medley will be held in Crowne Plaza North Dallas' Addison Theater, complete with comfy tiered seating, from 1:00 p.m. Saturday to 2:00 p.m. Sunday (24 hours, with the start of Daylight Savings Time). Admission is free for All-Con attendees, and a smorgasbord of anime- and tokusatsu-related loot from donor HobbyLink Japan--including several hot new releases from Bandai and Kaiyodo--will be up for grabs in contests throughout the Medley.

Until now, the Medley has been held at Shinjuku's famed otaku-friendly live house, Loft Plus One...and in fact the longtime cult-favorite event will return there a week after All-Con, when the unstoppable Otakuzake again serves up the Medley--this time with special guest performers Isao Taira and MIQ, and coupled with a mini-documentary on the All-Con adventure--on March 21-22.

24-Hour Endurance 1,000 Anime Song Medley, March 13-14
at All-Con, March 12-14
Crowne Plaza North Dallas, Addison, TX

For further information contact:
Ardith Carlton, 2010 Medley Liaison
anisoncentral@gmail.com
URL: http://www.all-con.org/anison.html
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Re: 24-HOUR ENDURANCE 1,000 ANIME SONG MEDLEY (MARCH 20/21)

Postby OneCardShy » Thu Mar 18, 2010 9:05 am

UPDATE: The U.S. Event is Over, but there is a another Live Stream Marathon From Tokyo March 20/21!

http://all-con.org/blog.html#002

Japan's ultimate event for anime otaku is doing it again! For everybody who had a blast at All-Con for the 24-hour marathon, filmmaker Keisaku Kimura and manga artist Kazushi Hinoki are doing it again THIS WEEKEND in Tokyo! They respectfully invite all of their new friends from All-Con to join in (sing along, make comments) using the same Ustream service that their Japanese fans used to watch the U.S. Marathon. The Marathon can be seen live March 20-21 using this link:

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/otaku-zake-tv

All-Con thanks Keisaku-san, Kazushi-san, and Ardith Carlton for bringing the Marathon to the USA last weekend and especially for choosing All-Con!
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