LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- OMAKASE, the new subscription service that offers bimonthly boxes of curated merchandise, ad-free anime streaming and original digital comics and music, and the Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA), announced today a special $40 coupon towards a four-day registration for Anime Expo®, North America's largest Japanese animation convention, in celebration of the convention's 25th anniversary.
"We are thrilled to be working with Anime Expo, which is not just at the epicenter but driving the narrative on anime, manga, j-games and Japanese culture," said Rob Pereyda, Chief Executive Officer of Viewster Inc. "Like Anime Expo, OMAKASE is all about curation and being a part of this amazing community."
Fans can receive the special $40 coupon by doing the following:
- Visit the official Anime Expo® registration page and select "OMAKASE and Anime Expo® Mega Deal"
- Continue to Viewster's OMAKASE checkout page and subscribe to OMAKASE at regular price ($29, plus $6 S&H in the USA or $19 S&H in Canada or the UK)
- Receive a special $40 coupon towards a four-day registration for Anime Expo® from Viewster
- Redeem $40 coupon on Anime Expo®'s registration page (brings price down from $65 to $25)
- Enjoy North America's premier anime convention and subscription anime merchandise service!
Eligibility Period: must subscribe to OMAKASE at regular price between December 16, 2015 at 12:01AM PST and December 27, 2015 at 11:59PM PST.
Coupon Delivery: Viewster to deliver coupons to registered email address on December 28, 2015 at 12:00PM PST.
Coupon Validity: coupons are valid towards the purchase of one (1) Anime Expo® 2016 four-day membership and must be used by December 31, 2015 at 11:59PM PST.
The current theme for OMAKASE's upcoming subscription merchandise box (January 2016) is Naruto Shippuden. Items include an exclusive Gold Naruto Mininja, an exclusive Sasuke Highly Articulated Figure and more action-packed surprises. Created by Masashi Kishimoto, Naruto debuted in Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in Japan in 1999 and quickly became that country's most popular ninja manga properties. The series spawned multiple anime series, movies, novels, video games and more, and is beloved by millions worldwide. The manga series (rated 'T' for Teens) and animated counterpart (Naruto and Naruto Shippuden rated 'TV-14') are both published by VIZ Media in North America.
OMAKASE, operated by Viewster, shipped its first merchandise box in November 2015 to universal acclaim with Kill la Kill. Items included a gold foil hardcover manga, a Senketsu scarf, a Mako Mankanshoku towel, a Mittsu Hoshi wristband and a Guts button. All merchandise inside OMAKASE is officially licensed, including OMAKASE's upcoming use of Naruto Shippuden, which is officially licensed by TV TOKYO and VIZ Media.
Get more information and join OMAKASE at http://www.viewster.com/omakase.
Viewster (http://www.viewster.com) is a worldwide online video service connecting passionate audiences. We are a first stop destination for anime lovers, featuring an ever-growing line up of the latest shows directly from Japan. Our wider catalog brings the best of specialist shows and movies, with more than 10,000 titles across anime, thriller, sci-fi, fantasy and more. Viewster is free, supported by advertising and available to stream on desktop, mobile and smart TV apps. OMAKASE, Viewster's premium service, presents a curated anime experience that features artfully selected merchandise, streaming video and digital exclusives (like music and comics) that takes anime fans on an innovative and inspirational journey.
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About Anime Expo®
Anime Expo (AX) brings together fans and industry from Japan, the US, and all over the world for the largest celebration of Japanese pop culture in North America. Anime Expo features the best in Japanese entertainment, music, fashion, and video games. For more information, visit www.anime-expo.org.
SPJA is a non-profit organization dedicated to popularize and educate the American public about Japanese entertainment and pop culture, as well as provide a forum to facilitate communication between professionals and fans. For more information, please visit www.spja.org.