ANIME CONJI welcomes METALOCALYPSE director Mark Brooks

Anime Conji 2013

As Guest of Honor

SAN DIEGO, CA, March 8th, 2013 – Anime Conji, San Diego’s Anime Convention, announces Mark Brooks as a Guest of Honor! Mark Brooks is best known in the animation world as the writer and director of the Metalocalypse on Adult Swim, as the animation director for the anime film Baton, and for the  “Fruity Oaty Bars” segment in the film Serenity.


Mark Brooks also co-founded the influential punk band Warlock Pinchers, releasing six full-length albums, several singles and touring the country, before moving into film and television. His directing credits include The Slim Shady Show starring Eminem,  Black Panther for Marvel Comics,  numerous music videos, as well as writing/directing the short film Playing With Dolls from Slayer’s most recent CD.

Mark Brooks will be performing live with his dark synth band Night Club on Saturday evening 4/13 at Maid Cafe Kinetic, our special late night maid cafe event!

Anime Conji is thrilled to welcome Mark Brooks as a Guest of Honor to AC2013, coming to the Town and Country Resort in San Diego April 12th-14th! Additional guest announcements coming soon!

About Anime Conji

The newest project managed by the SPJA, Anime Conji (AC) is an annual convention held in San Diego at the Town and Country Resort and Conference Center. Now in its fourth year, Anime Conji has rapidly grown to become the premiere anime and Japanese pop culture event in the San Diego area, bringing together cosplayers, gamers, and anime fans for a weekend celebrating the best in Japanese culture and entertainment.  To register, or for more information, please visit the official website.

About the Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation

The SPJA is a non-profit organization whose mission is to popularize and educate the American public about Japanese entertainment culture, as well as provide a forum to facilitate communication between professionals and fans. For more information, please visit the SPJA website.


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