Welcome to the 2013 AnimeNEXT Press Application page. Here are some items we would like you to observe, before you consider applying:
*Simply owning/running/being a part of a website/blog/media outlet, does not qualify you as a member of the press.
*Your website/blog/organization must contain a verifiable history of covering Japanese culture and/or conventions.
*Qualifying for a press pass is not soley based on traffic. Quality and/or consistency of coverage is also considered. Fan sites are welcome to apply.
*Only two (2) press passes will be extended per outlet. A third can be requested, accompanied by an explaination of the circumstances.
*Each press request will be reviewed and answered shortly afrer submisson. Only one person per outlet should submit a request, containing all of the information, of each of the members of that outlet. Please no duplicate requests. Multiple requests will not be honored.
*When submitting a press request, include:
-The name of your blog/website
-The web adress/URL
-The names and positions of each member in need of a press badge
-Please indicate if there is a specific guest/event you would like to cover
*Press requests will be accepted until June 2nd. That is the final cut-off date. No requests will be honored at show.
*Pick-up times will be 10AM-8PM Friday, June 7; 10AM-6PM Saturday, June 8; 10-11AM Sunday, June 9.
***Please honor these times. If there are extenuating circumstances, contact the press coordinator prior to arrival.
*ID is mandatory for badge pick-up. Each member must pick-up their own badge. No exceptions.
*Each accepted member of the press is recorded and is able to be identified upon sight. Therefore, if it is discovered that any badges have been duplicated and/or passed on to another person, each person involved will be asked to exit the convention, and the outlet connected to the offense, will be banned from any future AnimeNEXT.
*Please submit your press requests and/or questions to email@example.com