FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NEW YEAR¹S RESOLUTION-NEW SPJA BOARD MEMBERS
Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation Adds Quan and Wong
Anaheim, California (January 2, 2008) ‹ The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA), the overseeing body of the nation¹s largest anime/manga convention (Anime Expo®) announces two (2) new additions to the current Board of Directors. More information can be found on the website <http://www.spja.org> .Mr. Bryant Quan, hails with a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Arizona and is currently enrolled in its Eller Executive M.B.A. program, has been a volunteer staffer for Anime Expo® since 2005.
Mr. Quan¹s background stems from a professional work history in Business Management, Information Systems and Creative Design. ³I look forward to working with the organization and sharing my experiences in order to help the organization succeed and prosper² states Mr. Quan.
Mr. Hank Wong, a B.S. graduate from the University of California-Berkeley, has been involved with Anime Expo® for 11 years and brings with him a rich background of experience and perspective. Previously, he served for several years as a coordinator, manager, and assistant division director within Anime Expo®¹s Programming and Interactive Events Divisions.
Quan and Wong join existing SPJA Board of Directors Ross Johnson, Lionel Lum, H. Roderic Onodera, Chairman-elect Mr. Marc Perez and Paul Wilson.
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 (<http://www.spja.org/> ).The statements made in this press release that are not historical facts are “forward-looking statements.” These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and assumptions that are subject to risks and uncertainties. The Company cautions readers of this press release that a number of important factors could cause Anime Expo®/SPJA¹s actual future results to differ materially from those expressed in any such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, without limitation, product delays, industry competition, rapid changes in technology and industry standards, protection of proprietary rights, maintenance of relationships with key personnel, vendors and third-party developers, international economic and political conditions. The Company may change its intention, belief or expectation, at any time and without notice, based upon any changes in such factors, in the Company’s assumptions or otherwise. The Company undertakes no obligation to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.