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July 12, 2009

News for Kamikazecon 2010:

KamikazeCon announces 2010 dates and first guest

HOUSTON, TX - June 14, 2009: Kamikazecon is pleased to announce its return to Houston's JW Marriott Hotel March 19 to March 21, 2010 for its 3rd Annual Japanese Animation and Cultural Arts Convention. KamikazeCon is an all-ages, family friendly event.

Held over spring break weekend for most educational institutions in the region, KamikazeCon is proud to provide costume contests (cosplay), panels and workshops, Japanese Animation viewings, video and table-top gaming, artists and vendors, as well as celebrity guests and autograph sessions.

Samantha Inoue Harte will be returning to KamikazeCon. Samantha Harte is President of her own animation studio, Saiko Studios in Austin, Tx, where she was head animation/art director for SpikeTV's Fresh Baked Video Games. Saiko's various clients include Nick Jr, Johnson&Johnson, H-E-B, AT&T, Playboy etc.It is at Saiko Studios that Samantha also began producing her own projects including a pilot for Adult Swim and a project for Disney. She is best known for her acting work for ADVFilms and Funimation Entertainment, and has voiced dozens of characters.

ABOUT KAMIKAZECON: KamikazeCon, an annual 3 day convention held in the spring, is themed toward Japanese Animation (anime). More information about KamikazeCon can be found at