Press Releases

January 11, 2007

News for Anime Expo 2007:

Anime Expo 2007 announces a renaissance for hotel availability

Room blocks for nation's largest anime/manga convention available now


Anaheim, California (January 11, 2007) -- Anime Expo® 2007 and the Renaissance Long BeachHotel are openning room blocks for the biggest and most anticipated anime/manga convention of the summer. Anime Expo® 2007 will be held from June 29, 2007-July 2, 2007 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, CA. Ticket information can be found on the website

The Renaissance Long Beach ( is located on 111 East Ocean Boulevard in Long Beach and is a "hip, cool, edgy playground" incorporating a redesigned restaurant/bar and a Starbucks. Special discounted rates are available ONLY to Anime Expo® 2007 attendees and are as follows:

  • Single/Double: Special AX Rate of $133.00/night vs. $229.00/night
  • Triple: Special AX Rate of $148.00/night vs. $244/night
  • Quads: Special AX Rate of $163.00/night vs. $259.00/night normally

To make reservations, attendees are to call 1-800-hotels1 and ask for the "ANIME" Expo rate.

Attendees interested in booking flights and hotels for Anime Expo® 2007 can do so via the AX Travel Store located at

About Anime Expo®
Located in Long Beach, California - Anime Expo®, the nation's largest anime/manga convention, serves to foster trade, commerce and the interests of the general public and animation/ comics industry. This event serves as a key meeting place for the general public to express their interest and explore various aspects of anime/manga, as well as for members of the industry to conduct business. AX 2007 will be held June 29 ­ July 2, 2007 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Southern California. More information can be found at its website (

About Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation
The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) is a non-profit organization with a mission to popularize and educate the American public about anime and manga, as well as provide a forum to facilitate communication between professionals and fans. This organization is more popularly known by its entertainment property ­ Anime Expo®. More information can be found at its website (

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