Press Releases

August 26, 2010

News for Animation On Display 2011:

Animation On Display announces 2011 dates

SAN FRANCISCO, CA-- Animation On Display (AOD), San Francisco's Anime/Cartoon convention, will take place February 19-20 2011, at the Hotel Kabuki in the heart of San Francisco's Japantown.

Until September 1, pre-registration for AOD 2011 is only $20 for the full weekend- that's like getting one day for free! For more information on AOD 2011 registration, please go to:

AOD is also pleased to announce that it is partnering with NEW PEOPLE on the 2nd annual J-POP SUMMIT FESTIVAL. The J-POP SUMMIT features a full week of events, including:

Anime Night at New People: Tuesday, September 14
There will be two screenings of 5 Centimeters Per Second at the New People Theater, at 7:30PM and 8:45PM. In between the screenings, AOD will be hosting a reception with refreshments, drinks, and giveaways.

J-POP SUMMIT FESTIVAL: Saturday, September 18, 11AM to 6PM
Free admission. The J-POP SUMMIT FESTIVAL is a pop culture-themed street fair that covers the grounds of Post Street from Webster to Buchanan to the Peace Plaza of Japantown, San Francisco. AOD will be hosting the Anime Lane section of anime/manga dealers, as well as a Cosplay Contest.

Full schedule of events during J-POP Summit Week:

AOD page on Anime Lane:

About Animation On Display
Animation on Display (AOD) is a weekend celebration of Japanese animation, video games, recent American cartoons, and their related interests. Based in the heart of San Francisco's Japantown, AOD features industry guests and speakers, seminars and workshops, a costume contest, vendors, community artists, and more, all squeezed into two exciting days! AOD 2011 will take place on February 19-20 at the Hotel Kabuki in San Francisco.