Press Releases

January 30, 2007

News for Tora-Con 2007:

Tora-Con announces guests and registration


ROCHESTER, NY - January 30, 2007 - The RIT Anime Club is proud to announce its first guests of honor for Tora-Con 2007, Sonny Strait and the Geek Comedy Tour 3000!

Sonny Strait is a voice actor best known for his work as Krillin from the Dragonball series, Maes Hughes from Fullmetal Alchemist, and the legendary thief Arsene Lupin III. He is currently voicing Seiji from Funimation's new comedy series, Moon Phase. This is Sonny's first appearance at Tora-Con and we are glad to have him aboard!

The Geek Comedy Tour 3000 is a comedy troupe that performs at various events in the Washington, D.C. area. Featuring some of the best comics that D.C. has to offer, they will be performing a full show at Tora-Con. This is their first appearance at Tora-Con and we hope that you enjoy their comedy as much as we do!

Preregistration has also started and will last until March 28, 2007. The cost this year is a very low $9 for the entire day. The at-door registration price has not yet been set and will depend on the number of people registered by the deadline, so please register early to take advantage of the low price. Unfortunately, we can not accept online registrations, so please print and mail in a hard copy of the registration form along with payment.

About Tora-Con: Started in 2005, Tora-Con is the RIT Anime Club's annual convention, bringing the anime convention experience to the Rochester community.

About RIT Anime Club: Founded in the early 1990s, the RIT Anime Club is one of the largest anime clubs in the country with over 150 active members. The purpose of the RIT Anime Club is to enrich the academic environment by stimulating the growth and appreciation of Anime as an art form as well as the awareness and understanding of Japanese Culture. The RIT Anime Club is a not-for-profit organization.

Tora-Con 2007
Date: April 28, 2007
Rate: $9 until March 28, 2007, at-door price TBD