April 28, 2011
News for FanimeCon 2011:
FanimeCon 2011 announces manga artist Ryusuke Hamamoto as a guest of honor
San Jose, CA (April 27, 2011) - FanimeCon welcomes Ryusuke Hamamoto as a Guest of Honor. The manga artist will hold panels and an autograph session at FanimeCon 2011, which will be held over Memorial Day Weekend at the San Jose Convention Center.
Mr. Hamamoto is known for his Petit Eva series, which is based on Neon Genesis Evangelion, the preeminent anime by GAINAX. His adorable character designs are used in many other works as well, and a list is available at his website, ryusukeworks.com. Outside of Japan, he was one of the twelve artists featured in Comic Artists - Asia, and he was the artist for an American comic called Compass.
More information about Ryusuke Hamamoto, including the schedule for his panels at FanimeCon, will be available at www.fanime.com. Visit the website for the latest news about the convention as FanimeCon gears up for Memorial Day Weekend, 2011.
About FanimeCon - FanimeCon is Northern California's largest anime convention. Packed with videos, costumes, music, games, parties, tournaments, panels, and guests from around the world, this annual celebration of Japanese art and popular culture entertains a colorful spectrum of fans and friends. Over 16,000 enthusiasts joined FanimeCon 2010, and 2011 promises to be another record-breaking year. FanimeCon will return to the San Jose McEnery Convention Center during Memorial Day Weekend, May 27-30, 2011. Visit www.fanime.com for the information you'll need to gear up for FanimeCon 2011.