LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- OMAKASE, the new subscription service that offers bimonthly boxes of curated merchandise, ad-free anime streaming and original digital comics and music, and Otakorp, Inc., the educational non-profit who organizes the massively popular Otakon convention, announced today an amazing bundle that includes a two-month membership to OMAKASE and membership to attend Otakon 2016.
"Otakon is the driving force behind anime fandom and Japanese popular culture on the East Coast," said Rob Pereyda, Chief Executive Officer of Viewster Inc. "We were thrilled to exhibit at Otakon last year, and know that their fans are trendsetters, influencers and the very people who are the bedrock of the anime community."
Currently, this promotion is the only way to register for Otakon 2016. There will be no better deal after this promotion ends. Fans can receive membership to Otakon 2016 by doing the following:
Eligibility Period: must subscribe to OMAKASE at regular price between January 11, 2016 at 12:00PM PST and January 23, 2016 at 11:59PM PST. Any customers who used coupons or other bundles will be ineligible for this promotion.
Email Delivery: Viewster to email customers at the email address they signed up for OMAKASE with, on January 26, 2016. Email will be sent from Viewster's SurveyMonkey account via MailChimp. Customers must disable their spam filters and check their spam folders to ensure they receive this email.
Redemption Period: customers must redeem by February 2, 2016 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, a mystery Gaara item 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 Otakon And Otakorp, Inc.
Now entering its twenty third year, Otakon is an annual celebration of Japanese and East Asian popular culture, and also one of the largest gatherings of fans in the United States. Otakon celebrates popular culture as a gateway to deeper understanding of Asian culture, and has grown along with the enthusiasm for anime, manga, video games, and music from the Far East. Since 1999, Otakon has been held in Baltimore, Maryland; currently, Otakon is one of Baltimore's few large, city-wide events, drawing over 26,000 people for three days each year (for a paid attendance of over 90,000 turnstile attendees). Otakon is a membership based convention sponsored by Otakorp, Inc., a Pennsylvania-based, 501(c)3 educational non-profit whose mission is to promote the appreciation of Asian culture, primarily through its media and entertainment. Otakorp, Inc. is directed by an all-volunteer, unpaid staff – we are run by fans, for fans.