10207[CON] Are You Ready to Rumble? Yaoi-Con 2003 is Rarin' to Go!
- Mar 1, 2003[Posted With Permission From List Owner]
Don't miss out on this year's Yaoi-Con, the only Western convention
dedicated to the yaoi genre of anime and manga. Yaoi-Con 2003 will
the weekend of October 17-19, 2003, in San Francisco, CA.
WEB SITE REOPENING
That's right. We've pulled the bishies out of storage, dusted them
off and put them back out on display. Check out their new digs and
get caught up on all the news by dropping by http://www.yaoicon.com
GUEST OF HONOR
We're very proud to announce that yaoi mangaka Shushushu Sakurai
be joining us this year! A former doujinshi artist turned pro,
Shushushu has contributed to Boys Pierce, BeBoy and other well-known
yaoi publications. She also recently designed the characters for an
upcoming boys love game, Seikaihouretsuden, from Lucina
(http://www.lucina.biz). For a preview of her work, visit her
official Web site, No Reset Club, http://webs.to/noreset/
Pre-registration starts February 25th! For prices, deadlines and
instructions, see our registration Web page,
This year's hotel is the Renaissance Parc 55. Reserve your room now!
You can register by:
Calling the Renaissance toll-free number, 1-800-697-3103
Calling the hotel directly, 1-415-392-8000
Faxing the hotel (between 6 a.m. - 11 p.m. PST) at 1-415-392-4734.
$129 per night single and double occupancy (1-2 people per
$154 per night triple occupancy (3 people per room)
$179 per night quadruple occupancy (4 people per room)
Rollaway beds are available at a $20 per night rate, but supplies
limited. The hotel cannot permit (per local fire codes) more than 4
adults and 2 beds, including the rollaways, per room.
To obtain the convention room rate, be sure to mention Y-Con, Yaoi-
Con, or Aestheticism upon reservation. If you do not mention you are
with the convention, you will most likely be charged the full,
regular price and the convention will not be credited with the room
rental. Before you hang-up, make sure you ask the reservation desk
confirm the rate you are being charged.
Reserve your room early! For more details, visit our hotel page
Yaoi-Con 2003 is very proud to announce two brand-new anthologies
which will debut at the con this year one devoted to fiction,
other to doujinshi-style stories. The boys love fiction anthology
will feature never before seen fan-produced stories, including
original fiction, works based on our challenge pic, and stories
featuring anime, manga and game characters.
Also debuting this year is a doujinshi anthology featuring amazing
artwork by Angel, Lulu, Myamakusa, Orange, and R which will run
100 pages and feature stories based on Devil May Cry, Lord of the
Rings, King of Fighters and more!
See the Web site (http://www.yaoicon.com/anthologies.htm) for more
information and keep checking back, as we'll be updating often with
new info and samples.
We'll be running weekly auctions to benefit the anthologies
throughout the year. Check them out under Ebay ids alrya and
little_calico starting this week on the 25th.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
For more information about Yaoi-Con, the yaoi genre, and our
programming, please visit http://www.yaoicon.com
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