Onna!, a three-day festival of women’s roles in animation, comics and games, is coming to Newark, NJ. A joint venture between two NY/NJ area organizations dedicated to the promotion of women in comics and animation, Shoujo Arts Society and Yuricon, Onna! will be held in the Newark Gateway Hilton on October 8-10, 2005.
Onna! welcomes guests from the comics, animation and gaming industries:
- Paige Braddock creator of Jane’s World
- Tania Del Rio artist for “Sabrina, the Teenaged Witch
- Euralis Weekes, animator and artist
- Game designer Naomi Clark
- Independent comic artists Sin Comix
- Musical guest Gelatine
- Scanlation/fansub group Lililicious
And guests from the anime, manga, comics, game and live action film industries will be joining us over the Columbus Day weekend.
Men, women and children of all ages are welcome to attend Onna!, enjoy video programming, panels, workshops and even games that celebrate the expanding role of women in these increasingly popular industries.
For information about Onna!,including costs, directions and programming, please visit our website at http://www.onnafest.com. Don’t miss your last chance to pre-register for this unique event!