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ANIMATE! MIAMI is NOVEMBER 14-16, 2014


Florida's Largest Anime Convention, ANIMATE! MIAMI returns NOVEMBER 14-16, 2014 for three days of Anime, Animation, Cosplay, Video Games, and Comic Books as we take over the ENTIRE Miami Airport Convention Center. It's a full weekend celebration featuring some of the animation and anime industries' biggest names, world-famous cosplayers, comedians, entertainers, and much, much more! There will be hundreds of events, such as celebrity Q&As, costume contests, video games, comedy shows, Florida Super Championship Wrestling (the premiere cosplay wrestling federation), and much more! ANIMATE! MIAMI will take place at the Miami Airport Convention Center and the Doubletree Hotel, 711 NW 72nd Ave, Miami FL 33126. 



ANIMATE! MIAMI HOTLINE: 954.399.1330, info@floridasupercon.com. 

ANIMATE! MIAMI will take place at the Miami Airport Convention Center and Doubletree Hotel, 711 NW 72nd Ave, Miami FL. 33126. HOTEL PHONE: 305.261.3800.
Convention Event Hours / Exhibition Room Hours
Friday, 12:00PM - 2:00AM / 12:00PM - 8:00PM
Saturday, 10:30AM - 2:00AM / 10:30AM - 8:00PM
Sunday, 10:30AM - 12:00AM / 10:30AM - 6:30PM

Tickets are available as follows: CLICK HERE to buy tickets online, or find a list of retail partners selling tickets.
3 Day Event Tickets: $55 in advance. $60 at the show.
2 Day (Saturday and Sunday) Event Tickets: $50 in advance. $55 at the show. 
Friday - Single Day Tickets: $30
Saturday - Single Day Tickets: $35
Sunday - Single Day Tickets: $30
Children nine years of age and under are FREE with a paid parent or guardian. You do not have to purchase a ticket for a child nine years old and under. Just let us know that your child is with you when you check in at the show. Your child MUST be with you at the show when you check in so that they can get an admission bracelet.

Some of the highlights for Animate! Miami 2014 include:

* Sailor Moon cast reunion: Linda Ballantyne "Sailor Moon / Serena", Katie Griffin "Sailor Mars / Raye", Susan Roman "Sailor Jupiter / Lita", and Toby Proctor "Darien / Tuxedo Mask".
* Meet stars from Kill la Kill: Carrie Keranen "Satsuki Kiryuin", Karen Strassman "Omiko Hakodate", Matthew Mercer "Aikuro Mikisugi", and David Vincent "Senketsu".
* Meet stars from Pok√©mon: Alyson Leigh Rosenfeld "Bonnie and Nurse Joy",  Tom Wayland "Virgil, Meyer, Cress, Flint, and Reggie", and Michael Sinterniklaas "Jessie's Seviper".
* Meet Attack on Titan stars Matthew Mercer "Captain Levi" and Ian Sinclair "Nile Dok"
* Meet stars from HetaliaIan Sinclair "Romano", Chuck Huber "Austria", and Michael Sinterniklaas "Netherlands". 
* Dana Snyder, star of Aqua Teen Hunger Force "Master Shake", Squidbillies "Granny", The Venture Bros. "The Alchemist", and Chowder "Gazpacho".
* Mike Sinterniklaas, star of The Venture Bros. "Dean Venture",  in The Venture Bros, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003) "Leonardo", and Kappa Mikey "Mikey". 
* Ian Sinclair, star of Space Dandy "Dandy",  Toriko "Toriko", Hetalia "Romano", Attack on Titan "Nile Dok", and Panty and Stocking "Chuck".
* Florida Super Championship Wrestling all 3 days, featuring amazing professional wrestlers in costume as your favorite cartoon and comic book stars.
* Multiple costume and cosplay events each day of the show, with thousands of dollars in cash and prizes on the line! 
* Over 100,000 square feet of convention space featuring 300 booths and tables with vendors, celebrity guests, artists, filmmakers, and exhibits. 3 stages of entertainment, 15,000 square feet of video games, plus a dozen rooms for panels, tabletop gaming and screenings. 

IMPORTANT LINKS

DIRECTIONS TO THE CONVENTION CENTER & HOTEL INFO:

Matthew Mercer is coming to Animate Miami

Matthew Mercer is a voice actor best known for his roles as Leon Kennedy in Resident Evil 6 and Resident Evil: Damnation, Captain Levi in Attack on Titan, Aikuro Mikisugi in Kill la Kill, Iron Man/Tony Stark in Iron Man: Rise of Technovore, Jotaro Kujo in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders, Kiritsugu Emiya in Fate/Zero, Gundahar in KNACK, Anarky in Batman: Arkham Origins, Alvin in Tales of Xillia, Sinbad in Magi, Kuroh Yatogami in K, Rexxar in Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, Walter in Shin Megami Tensei IV, Rihan Nura in Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, Tygra in Cartoon Network’s Thundercats, Chrom in Fire Emblem: Awakening, Fei Long in Street Fighter IV, Reapmon/Beelzemon in Digimon Fusion, and many other projects you are welcome to look up online. He is the creator of web series There Will Be Brawl, in which he plays Ganondorf, Kirby, and Meta Knight.

Matthew Mercer will be appearing on Saturday, and Sunday. He will be signing autographs for free during scheduled autograph sessions. Check the EVENTS page for scheduled autograph sessions, panels, and events that he will be taking part in.

HOTEL & TRAVEL INFORMATION FOR ANIMATE! MIAMI

Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer up to 10% discount off airfares for Animate! Miami attendees. To take advantage of these discounts, follow one of these booking options: Go to https://www.delta.com/booking and enter Meeting Code: NMJYU when booking your flight or Call Delta Meeting Network® Reservations at 1-800-328-1111, and refer to Meeting Event Code NMHXF. Please note, there is a $25 service for booking over the phone. Online booking is free! This discount will vary based on the booking class, availability and departure location. A discount is valid only for the travel dates over this program.
SOLD OUT: The Doubletree Miami Airport Hotel, located at 711 NW 72nd Ave. Miami FL. 33126, is the host hotel for Animate! Miami. The Doubletree is directly attached to the convention center and has rooms starting at $129 for our event. CLICK HERE to reserve your room today, or go directly to http://doubletree.hilton.com/en/dt/groups/personalized/M/MIAMADT-ASC-20141109/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

The Springhill Suites, located across the street from the Convention Center, is an official hotel for Animate! Miami. Rooms start at $129 and are available at http://www.delmayandpartners.com/ANIMIA14.html - There are a VERY LIMITED amount of rooms available at that rate... when they run out, the next rate will be $139. If you want a room BOOK NOW, so you don't miss out! The Springhill Suites is located at 6700 NW 7th Street, Miami, FL 33126.




CELEBRITY AUTOGRAPH INFORMATION & SCHEDULE

The following guests will be providing FREE autographs during scheduled autograph sessions. Dana Snyder, Mike Sinterniklaas, Ian Sinclair, Karen Strassman, David Vincent, Carrie Keranen, Chuck Huber, Alyson Leigh Rosenfeld, and Tom Wayland. 

All FREE Celebrity Autograph Sessions will take place in the Main Exhibition Room at Booth #’s 1021 - 1031. There is no charge to have your own items (DVD’s, Books, Photos) signed. Limit 3 items per person. Items will be available to purchase to get signed as well.

FRIDAY
2:45PM - 4:15PM: CHUCK HUBER, IAN SINCLAIR, & DAVID VINCENT
4:15PM - 5:45PM: DANA SNYDER, MIKE SINTERNIKLAAS, & KAREN STRASSMAN
6:00PM - 7:45PM: CARRIE KERANEN, ALYSON LEIGH ROSENFELD, TOM WAYLAND

SATURDAY
12:00PM - 1:00PM: DANA SNYDER & MIKE SINTERNIKLAAS
12:45PM - 1:45PM: CHUCK HUBER, CARRIE KERANEN, ALYSON LEIGH ROSENFELD, KAREN STRASSMAN, TOM WAYLAND
3:15PM - 4:15PM: DAVID VINCENT, & TOM WAYLAND
4:15PM - 5:15PM: CHUCK HUBER, CARRIE KERANEN, ALYSON LEIGH ROSENFELD, KAREN STRASSMAN, & IAN SINCLAIR
5:45PM - 7:15PM: DANA SNYDER & MIKE SINTERNIKLAAS
7:00PM - 8:00PM: IAN SINCLAIR & DAVID VINCENT

SUNDAY
1:30PM - 3:00PM: ALYSON LEIGH ROSENFELD, KAREN STRASSMAN, & DAVID VINCENT
2:30PM - 4:00PM: CARRIE KERANEN & TOM WAYLAND
4:00PM - 5:30PM: CHUCK HUBER & IAN SINCLAIR
4:30PM - 5:30PM: DANA SNYDER & MIKE SINTERNIKLAAS

Special guests Paige O'Hara, Linda Ballantyne, Toby Proctor, Susan Roman, and Katie Griffin will be signing autographs for a fee at their booths all weekend long. Located in Booth #’s 1009, 1011, 1013, 1015, 1017, and 1019 these celebrity guests will have 8x10’s available for sale and will be available to meet with fans most of each day, with the exception of breaks and scheduled events.

PAIGE O'HARA: $20 to sign your item (Photo, DVD, Poster, etc...), $25 for an autographed photo from our inventory. 

LINDA BALLANTYNE: $10 to sign your item (Photo, DVD, Poster, etc...), $20 for an autographed photo from her inventory. 

TOBY PROCTOR: $10 to sign your item (Photo, DVD, Poster, etc...), $20 for an autographed photo from his inventory. 

SUSAN ROMAN: $10 to sign your item (Photo, DVD, Poster, etc...), $20 for an autographed photo from her inventory. 

KATIE GRIFFIN: $10 to sign your item (Photo, DVD, Poster, etc...), $20 for an autographed photo from her inventory. 



For guests not listed on this page, please refer to the Exhibitor / Creator / Guest Directory for their Booth #, and the schedule for a list of scheduled events, panels and Q&A’s.

Paige O'Hara is coming to Animate! Miami

Paige O'Hara is an actress, singer, and painter, best known for her role as Disney's animated heroine, Belle, in the critically acclaimed, Oscar-winning, animated film Beauty and the Beast. With that role, Paige O'Hara added a Disney classic to a career that has spanned Broadway, opera and concert stages as well as recordings. This was followed up in 1997 with the multi-million selling videos Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas and Belle's Magical World. In fact Paige has been nominated for the prestigious Annie Award for her role in Belle's Magical World. The unprecedented success of Beauty and the Beast, nominated for six Academy Awards including "Best Picture", has earned her a world-wide legion of fans both young and old. In addition to a Platinum Record for selling over 1,000,000 copies of the multi-Grammy nominated original motion picture soundtrack (it has since gone double platinum), Paige had the opportunity to sing before millions of viewers world-wide on the 64th Annual Academy Awards telecast. 

CLICK HERE for more info on Paige! Check the EVENTS page for panels, and events that she will be taking part in. There will be a fee for autographs from Ms. O'Hara: $20 to sign your item (DVD, Photo, poster, etc...), or $25 for one of her photos with autograph. Paige will be appearing at the Friday night VIP Party, and on the show floor Saturday and Sunday only! 

SAILOR MOON "CAST REUNION"

Linda Ballantyne "Sailor Moon / Serena", Katie Griffin "Sailor Mars / Raye", Susan Roman "Sailor Jupiter / Lita", and Toby Proctor "Darien / Tuxedo Mask" will all be in attendance at Animate! Miami, November 14-16, to meet with fans! Keep an eye on our events page for Q&A, panel and event times at http://animatemiami2014a.sched.org. As well, Linda, Katie, Susan, and Toby will be signing autographs (for a fee) in the main exhibition room all weekend.

Patrick Seitz is unable to attend Animate Miami

We regret to announce that Patrick Seitz will be unable to attend Animate Miami this year due to work commitments. A project that he is working on requires him to work in the studio the weekend of our show. Patrick has promised us that he will make it up to his fans, and will work with us to come to one of our future events (hopefully in 2015). While we are sad to lose Patrick, we are happy to announce that Matthew Mercer, star of Attack on Titan (Captain Levi), Kill la Kill (Aikuro Mikisugi), Resident Evil 6 and Resident Evil: Damnation (Leon Kennedy), and more! We will be adjusting the events schedule accordingly.