Otaku USA Magazine
Otaku USA Magazine And Mad Event Entertainment Partner To Present Anime Fan Fest!

Somerset, NJ, February 15, 2016–OTAKU USA Magazine, the largest anime and
manga magazine in the US, and MAD Event Entertainment producers of Comic Con in
Long Beach CA, will partner to produce the OTAKU USA Anime Fan fest at the Garden
State Convention Center in Somerset New jersey the first week of May, 2016. The first
year event features a star-studded guest list of voice actors, cosplayers, and more!
“After producing countless events celebrating comics and pop culture, and our first
convention in New Jersey having been such a success, we decided the time was right to
produce an anime show” said Martha Donato, Executive Director and Founder of MAD
Events. “When we had the opportunity to co-produce this event with the number one
magazine for anime and manga, we knew we had the makings of what will be one of the
biggest weekends of the year for fans in New Jersey!”

“We felt OTAKU USA Magazine was in a position to bring something fresh to the anime
convention genre, so we reached out to MAD Event Entertainment with their vast
experience in the field to produce something really different and exciting,” said Carl
Gnam, editorial director.

OTAKU USA Magazine is the largest national print magazine covering anime, manga,
cosplay, J-Pop and Japanese video games from an American perspective. Published
since 2007, and edited since its inception by Patrick Macias, the magazine is
outrageous, oversized, full color, printed on thick, glossy paper, with a 32-page free
manga section in each issue. With over 200,000 readers per issue, over 400,000
facebook likes, a daily e-newsletter to nearly 40,000 opt-in recipients, and monthly visits
to its otakuusamagazine.com website approaching 200,000 uniques, OTAKU USA
Magazine is a unifying voice for American Otaku, and our war cry is “Being an Otaku is
not a sickness, it’s an honor!”

OTAKU USA Magazine is published by Sovereign Media Company in McLean Virginia,
publishers of Anime USA Magazine specials, SCI FI, Log Cabin Homes Magazine, WWII
History Magazine, WWII Quarterly Magazine, Civil War Quarterly Magazine and Military
Heritage Magazine.

Look for upcoming announcements about programming, guests and more in the coming

For more information and to purchase tickets now, visit www.animefanfest.com.

Follow Anime Fan Fest for updates as they drop:

Facebook: facebook.com/AnimeFanFest
Twitter: @AnimeFanFestNJ
Instagram: @AnimeFanFestNJ

For exhibitor and sponsorship inquiries, please contact James Ross at

[email protected]

For further info and press access to the Anime Fan Fest, please contact:
Jeremy Atkins at
[email protected]

About Otaku USA Magazine:

Otaku USA is a thick, full-color magazine featuring comprehensive coverage of manga, anime,
videogames and Japanese pop culture written from an American point of view. Otaku USA also
publishes 32 pages of the hottest manga previews from the top publishers. Because Otaku USA
is an independent US magazine, not a licensed product owned by those with an vested interest in
a particular line of comics, anime, manga, games or movies, it presents the reader with objective

About MAD Event Management:

MAD Event Management is an all-purpose event planning facilitator whose principal owner has
over 15 years of experience producing annual large-scale consumer conventions around the
country, including Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Chicago and Dallas. MAD’s capabilities
include: Site Selection, Exhibit Staffing, Marketing Plans, Vendor Selection, Floor Plan
Development, On-Site Execution, Sponsor Exhibitor Sales, Travel Management, Contract
Development, Setup & Disassembly and Contract Coordination. Visit www.madeventmanagement.com for additional information.