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Welcome Letter From the Chairman

It is my pleasure to welcome you all to AnimeNEXT. This is our 15th year as a convention. It is amazing to see how much we have grown over the years. From our humble beginnings at the Meadowlands and now

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AnimeNEXT is Proud to Announce Naoko Matsui as a Guest of Honor for 2016!

We bet you thought we were done announcing guests. Well, we’re not. We’ve still got one more guest to announce and it’s a big one. AnimeNEXT is very proud and very honored to have Naoko Matsui as a Guest of

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C.R.A.Z.Y.O.T.A.K.U. is Returning!

Those crazy and fun panel and event organizers C.R.A.Z.Y.O.T.A.K.U. are back for AnimeNEXT 2016, and they’ve promised to have some fun events for fans and attendees. Look for their fun and exciting panels in the convention schedule when it’s published.

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Mike Toole is coming back for AnimeNEXT 2016!

AnimeNEXT would like to welcome another guest for the 2016 convention, writer, producer and host, Mike Toole. Mike has been an anime pro since 1996, when he started working as a critic and features writer for the likes of Animerica

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MINT is Returning to AnimeNEXT 2016!

Join us in welcoming MINT as a guest for AnimeNEXT 2016. MINT will be at the convention this year selling fashions and items from his current lines in our Dealer’s Room. MINT will not have a fashion show at AnimeNEXT

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AnimeNEXT 2016 DJ Announcement

Here they are, your 2016 DJ’s for the AnimeNEXT dances. You can look forward to dancing and listening and experiencing the melodies and beats from this talented crew of music makers.   The Control Freak from Brooklyn John Mayz from

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Author of The Anime Encyclopedia, poet and artist Helen McCarthy is joining us for AnimeNEXT 2016!

25 years ago Helen and a small group of crazy cultural ninja founded the seminal anime magazine ANIME UK. The magazine spread love, mayhem, anime and manga beyond the UK shores to as far as the USA, Europe and even

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ROOKiEZ is PUNK’D Will be Performing at AnimeNEXT 2016!

AnimeNEXT is very excited to announce a second musical guest for our 2016 convention, wildly popular rock band, ROOKiEZ is PUNK’D. You probably know the band best from their songs which have been used in anime such as “Durararara!!,” “BLEACH,”

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Akitaro Daichi is returning to AnimeNEXT 2016!

Akitaro Daichi is joining us as a Guest of Honor for AnimeNEXT 2016 and we couldn’t be more excited. Mr. Daichi is best known for his directorial work on some very famous and prestigious anime such as Ojyarumaru (Prince Mackaroo),

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Animenext Is Thrilled To Announce That Voice Actor Bill Rogers Will Be Joining Us At Animenext 2016

AnimeNEXT is excited to announce that voice actor Bill Rogers will be joining us at AnimeNEXT 2016. Bill has provided voices to some of your favorite characters in some of your favorite shows. He can be heard in Gravitation, Genshiken

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