From a Press Release by the Tokyo International Anime Fair Executive Committee:
First of all, we would like to express our deepest condolences to the families of all those who have lost relatives as a result of the Tohoku Earthquake as well as to
convey our sincerest sympathies to many people who have been affected by this terrible disaster. It is our sincere hope to see a swift recovery of all the afflicted
Due to the extreme circumstances, Tokyo International Anime Fair Executive Committee has decided to cancel the Fair this year.
We’ve reached this conclusion considering the safety of all participants and visitors because power supplies are uncertain and traffic accessibility is unclear. We
apologize to the companies and organizations which had planned to participate, and to all the people who had planned to visit the Fair. We sincerely appreciate your
understanding to this issue.