Press Releases

September 8, 2008

News for Anime Weekend Atlanta 2008:

Anime Weekend Atlanta and Punch Brand to release exclusive hat

ATLANTA, GA- September 8, 2008- Anime Weekend Atlanta is proud to announce the release of an exclusive hat for the convention. Designed by the convention and manufactured by Punch Brand, the hat is a panda design in black and white with the convention logo stitched on the side.

The hat will retail for $20.00 and be available during the convention at the AWA store inside the Dealers Room at Cobb Galleria Centre.

Punch Brand will be at the convention for other items.

Pictures of the hat can be found on the AWA web site.

AWA will be held September 19-21, 2008 at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel and the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Georgia.

ABOUT ANIME WEEKEND ATLANTA: Anime Weekend Atlanta is a Japanese animation convention held annually in the Atlanta, Georgia area. Since 1995, AWA has been one of the fastest growing anime conventions in the United States with guests, events, and panels about anime and manga from the 1960's to today. For information on the convention, including admission, hotels, staffing and other events, please go to our web site at

Punch Brand is a company devoted to making all things cute. Their crazyheads line is a collection of cute anime inspired fleece hats, hoodies and novelty accessories. These products are designed with their fans in mind; those who love to wear and collect unique headwear. Punch Brand products have been sold at clothing, comic and anime conventions in the US and Canada since 2005. Punch Brand is headquartered in Richmond Hill, ON, Canada. It is a leading North American designer, marketer and distributor of specialty apparel and headwear under the Punch Brand and Crazyheads brands. For wholesale inquiries and contact information, Punch Brand can be accessed online at

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