ORLANDO’S FLORIDA ANIME EXPERIENCE POP CULTURE EVENT RETURNS FOR YEAR FIVE
The annual celebration of anime, cosplay, and Japanese culture returns April 24-26, 2015 to Central Florida.
(ORLANDO, FLORIDA, March 8, 2015) Started in 2011, Florida Anime Experience (www.Florida-Anime.com) is a three day pop culture event celebrating anime, manga, cosplay, fashion, and video games. The event boasts unique celebrity and industry guests plus hours of programming for fans of Japanese culture and entertainment. This is the convention’s fifth year in Central Florida and it will take place April 24-26, 2015 at the Park Inn by Radisson Resort & Conference Center Orlando located at 3011 Maingate Lane, Kissimmee, FL 34747. Events begin at noon on Friday, April 24th and run through Sunday, April 26th at 6:00 PM.
Ticket prices are $20 for Friday or Sunday, $25 for Saturday, or $45 for all three days. Advanced tickets are discounted and are available online through March 31, 2015 at www.FloridaAnime.com/tickets. Children under 3 years old get in for free.
This year’s convention boasts the event’s largest collection of Guests and Featured Talent ever. Scheduled to appear: Brina Palencia (Ciel from Black Butler,) Spike Spencer (Shinji from Evangelion,) Tiffany Grant (Asuka from Evangelion,) Trina Nishimura (Mikasa from Attack on Titan,) the Anime 3000 Network, Anime Addicts Anonymous Podcast, Al Aki, Anime America Podcast, Anime World Order, Black Star Anime, Dahlia Thomas, Dream Fantasy Theatre, Envy Us Cosplay, Gundamn! Podcast, Nerd Bunny, Noise Complaint, Orange Anime, SSAA Podcast, and local rock band S.S. Hanami.
Entertainment at the convention includes an anime viewing room, manga library, Japanese video game room, fan and industry panels, Japanese culture panels, Maid Cafe Mikkusu, costume contests, dance parties, and much more. A complete schedule will be made available online at www.FloridaAnime.com/schedule before the event.
Florida Anime Experience is made possible through the generous support of a number of local and international sponsors: AnimEigo, Aniplex USA, Coliseum of Comics, FUNimation, Glico USA, Guidebook, the Kissimmee Convention and Visitors Bureau, Manga Entertainment, Momocon, Orlando Weekly, Stone Bridge Press, Sus HI Eatstation, and YesStyle.com.
Based on previous years, the event is expected to attract approximately 2,000 attendees daily from the Central Florida area.
For press credential and interview requests, please contact the convention production team via email at contact@FloridaAnime.com.
ABOUT GREEN MUSTARD ENTERTAINMENT: Started in 2001 as Wasabi Anime®, Green Mustard Entertainment, Inc. is an event production company that specializes in fan-focused entertainment and pop culture conventions. Based in Orlando, Florida, the company has made appearances and designed entertainment for some of the largest conventions in North America including Anime Expo®, Dragon Con, Florida Supercon, and Gen Con. Green Mustard Entertainment currently owns and operates five fan convention in North America: Florida Anime Experience, Florida Comics Experience, InvaderCON, PinUpalooza, and WasabiCon. Florida Anime Experience 2015 will be their 14th convention since rebranding in 2011.