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Madoka Magica's Lauren Landa and Christine Marie Cabanos


Lauren Landa and Christine Cabanos

Veteran BlazBlue voice actor Lauren Landa and K-On! voice actor Christine Marie Cabanos will be coming to Pacific Media Expo 2012! Panel date and time, TBD.

Thanks for the memories!
Thanks for PMX 2011 PMX 2011 is over and we had a blast!

Congratulations to our AMV contest winners. Stay tuned for the winners of the PMX CosFest.

For 2012, Pacific Media Expo returns to the Hilton Los Angeles. PMX will be held November 9 to 11, 2012.

We'll see you there!
Allegiance Update
Pacific Media Expo is pleased to announce that George Takei will be at the Allegiance panel on Friday November 11. As such, the panel will now be in Live Programming 1 (International Ballroom A) from 5:30-6:30 PM. In addition, this is a ticketed event with assigned seating. If you would like to get a free ticket for this panel and the chance to hear George Takei talk about the upcoming musical Allegiance please use our event ticketing system. (11.09.11)
Commemorative D Concert T-Shirt
Commemorative D Concert T-Shirt PMX Check out the Commemorative D Concert T-Shirt. This shirt will be available for purchase at PMX.

More information about the D concerts can be found here.
Innocence Blood's C.S Lee and Alexandra Bokyun Chun

Sunday Nov. 13 from 2:00-3:00 PM (LP1)

C.S. Lee and Alexandra Bokyun Chun Dexter actor C.S. Lee and Saw actress Alexandra Bokyun Chun will be coming to Pacific Media Expo 2011 on Sunday, November 13, 2011, to promote their upcoming indie thriller film titled Innocence Blood (to be released in 2012).

November 9, 2011 In addition to C.S. Lee and Alexandra Bokyun Chun, child actor Lance Lim (Jin) will also be in attendance for the Innocence Blood Panel.

Vocalekt Visions Presents Hatsune Miku and Other Vocaloids

Saturday, Nov. 12, 7-8 PM in Los Angeles A (LP2)

Vocalekt Visions Tempo-P and NeutrinoP started Vocalekt Visions in 2011. Since then, Vocalekt Visions started spreading their network to join in team members from all around the world. Together with partners, Vocalekt Visions have gone to different conventions to show Hatsune Miku the software, giving public speeches and hosting live performances using their original Vocaloid/Hatsune Miku music, MMD animations and cosplay team.

Anime Nightclub / Richard Epcar Roast

Friday night, 7pm-10pm. Room: LP2

Richard Epcar Join us Friday night for 3 hours of offbeat and uncensored fun, with a raging pack of veteran voice actors and a cash bar on hand to loosen things up. Members of the voiceover (VO) community will also be in attendance, to watch and mingle and maybe even get involved. Audience participation is encouraged!

Due to mature content and limited seating, adult-verified wristbands will be required from 8pm-10pm, and Roast tickets will be required from 9pm-10pm. There is no additional charge for these events, instead we ask that attendees consider donating to the Roastee's Charity when reserving their Roast tickets online with event ticket registration. Note: Please read the Charity information before donating.

Allegiance Musical Cast and Crew

Friday Nov. 11 5:30-6:30 PM in International Ballroom A (LP 1)

Allegiance Updated November 8, 2011

The producers and cast of a new musical, Allegiance, starring George Takei, Lea Salonga, and Telly Leung about the World War II Japanese internment experience talk about the project at Pacific Media Expo. Producers Lorenzo Thione and Jay Kuo, along with cast member George Takei and Paul Nakauchi, who plays the patriarch in the production will be at PMX for one day only, Friday, November 11, 2011. George Takei will be present at the Allegiance panel.

THIS IS A TICKETED EVENT! Although the tickets are free to PMX 2011 badge holders, you will need one for assigned seating. THERE IS A LIMITED NUMBER OF SEATS for this panel! TICKETING IS NOW OPEN. Click here to get your FREE ticket. You will need your web registration code to begin.

Power Rangers' Walter Jones & Steve Cardenas

Saturday 3:00-4:00 PM in International Ballroom A

Walter Jones Walter Jones is best known for his role as Zack Taylor in the first two seasons of Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers. He has also appeared on such television shows as The Shield, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and NYPD Blue. Recently his voice can be heard in the hit video game Red Dead Redemption.

Steve Cardenas Steve Cardenas played the role of Rocky, the Red Ranger, following the departure of Austin St. John (Jason from the original cast). Since then, he appeared in Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers: The Movie, Power Rangers Zeo, Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie, and Power Rangers Turbo's "Shift Into Turbo" 3-part premiere episodes.

PMC Express Walter Jones and Steve Cardenas invited courtesy of PMC Express.
Fashion Guest of Honor: ATELIER-PIERROT

Designer Yuko Ashizawa of ATELIER-PIERROT
Panel: Friday, 4:00-5:00 PM (LP1)

ATELIER-PIERROT Pacific Media Expo is excited to announce our fashion guest of honor, Yuko Ashizawa of ATELIER-PIERROT! ATELIER-PIERROT is known for their classic, well tailored, Gothic Lolita styles. Their fashions will be on sale in our Fashion Hall, and will also be participating in our annual PMX Fashion Show!

Located in Harajuku’s famous LAFORET fashion mall, ATELIER-PIERROT is a staple in the Gothic & Lolita community. Operating over 30 years, they helped create and influence the Gothic Lolita scene both in Japan and abroad. Their stores offer a wide variety of clothing and accessories, much of which will be available for purchase at the PMX Fashion Hall.

Cafe V at PMX

La Jolla Ballroom, Friday night and Saturday afternoon

Cafe V Logo Step inside Cafe Verfuhren and you will be surrounded by a world of drama and passion...

The staff of Cafe V cordially invite you to be our guest in an interactive, BL-themed event. Set in the style of Japanese “Butler” and “Dansou” cafes, guests are pampered with exquisite drinks, dishes, and desserts. Relax, savor your refreshment, and enjoy the show.

General Information
Cafe V at PMX is located in the La Jolla Ballroom on the 2nd floor. Please check in at the "Maitre D' Station" hallway table and be respectful of performances in progress.

There will be four performances at PMX, two Seatings each on Friday night and Saturday afternoon. Each Seating may be attended by up to 40 people.

Mecha Designer Guest of Honor: Tsuyoshi Nonaka

Panel: Sunday, 2:00-3:00 PM (LP2)
Nonaka & Imagawa Joint Panel: Friday, 5:00-6:00 PM (LP1)

Tsuyoshi Nonaka Pacific Media Expo is pleased to welcome Tsuyoshi Nonaka as our Mecha Designer Guest of Honor. Mr. Nonaka has provided mechanical designs for Mazinkaiser SKL, Shin Mazinger Shōgeki! Z-Hen and DICE.

In addition to his work in animation he has been a devoted toy producer who has been work in the Boy’s Toy Business at Bandai Co. LTD (Japan) for more than 20 years as a toy designer and planner. While working for them he was responsible of creating and designing Heroes and Robots, Vehicles and Weapons for kid’s TV series and turning them into TOYS. Most boys in Japan around the ages of 3-6 at the time loved and cherished his toy creation, but also was inspired, highly encouraged by his cool unique characters – It was a boys dream come to life!

Anime Director Guest of Honor: Yasuhiro Imagawa

Panel: Saturday, 2:00-3:00 PM (LP1)
Nonaka & Imagawa Joint Panel: Friday, 5:00-6:00 PM (LP1)

Yasuhiro Imagawa Pacific Media Expo is pleased to welcome writer and director Yasuhiro Imagawa. Mr. Imagawa is known for his work as a director on Giant Robo (1992), Tetsujin 28, Mobile Fighter G Gundam and Shin Mazinger Shogeki! Z-Hen.

Mr. Imagawa also served as a writer on Violinist of Hamelin,Petshop of Horrors,Souten no Ken,Hatenkō Yugi and Berserk. Currently he is working as the writer on the manga series Kousoku Otome no Seikatai (Restrained Maidens'Choir) with artist Yusuyuki Fuji which is being published in Monthly Comic Flapper, a compilation magazine. The first compiled volume will be released in October.

Mr. Imagawa will be participating in an autograph session and a focus panel. This is his first appearance at PMX.

Manga Artist Guest of Honor: Suzumi Atsushi

Panel: Saturday, 1:00-2:00 PM (LP2)

Suzumi Atsushi Suzumi Atsushi will be at PMX 2011 as our Manga Arist Guest of Honor. Ms. Atsushi is best best known in the US for her works Venus Versus Virus (which was adapted into an anime), Haridama Magic Cram School and Amefurashi: The Rain Goddess. She is currently working on TOKYO RAVENS with Kohei Azano and Uruwashi Kaitou Alice (A lovely phantom thief, Alice) with Romeo Tanaka.

Ms. Atsushi will be participating at PMX in an autograph session and a focus panel.

Music Guest of Honor: D

Concert Part I: Friday, Nov. 11.
Concert Part II: Saturday, Nov. 12

Buy tickets for the D concerts.

D at PMX D will be live and in concert at Pacific Music Live 11 on Friday, Nov. 11 and Saturday, Nov. 12. D will be attending a focus panel, autograph session and more throughout PMX11. The D autograph sessions will occur immediately following their concerts.

D will be performing two concerts at PMX. Part I will be on Friday night and Part II will be on Saturday night. Each night will have a different set list featuring hits from throughout the band's history.


Way of the Stick and Blade 2011

Southern California’s Largest Filipino Martial Arts Tournament

Way of the Stick and Blade Pacific Media Expo (PMX) is proud to announce the return of “Way of the Stick and Blade: Tournament of Filipino Martial Arts” to their line up of events at this year’s expo. This premiere Filipino Martial Arts tournament will be held on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011 at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport.

Come and witness the highly competitive sport of the Filipino Martial Arts of Esgrima, Kali, and Arnis (sayaws/forms, full contact stick fighting, and padded blade fighting) alongside various other Asian Media such as Anime, J-Pop Concert, Cosplay, Asian Cinema, and Korean Drama to name a few. This is the only place in California… the World where you can see all of these together in one awesome event.

The tournament will be held on Sunday, November 13th, 2011 from 9:30 AM until 5:00 PM

Download tournament application here.

Participate in PMX Fashion Swap Meet!
PMX Fashion Swap Meet Due to its popularity, we are bringing back the PMX Fashion Swap Meet! Have an old Angelic Pretty headdress you want to get rid of? Maybe you have a FÖTUS jacket that has been sitting in the back of your closet for the last five years? Whatever your style, the PMX Fashion Swap Meet is a great place to sell or trade your unwanted fashion items.

Domestic Voice Actress: Sherry Lynn

Sunday Nov. 13 at 12:00 PM in Los Angeles A (LP2)

Sherry Lynn PMX welcomes voice actress Sherry Lynn. Lynn is an LA native who began acting at the age of 19, Sherry began her career on camera. One of her first experiences was working with Robert Zemeckis in his first feature film, I Wanna Hold Your Hand. She then landed a lead in a Norman Lear pilot. The series didn’t make it but she was offered an NBC contract. After a SAG strike she discovered the world of voiceover and never looked back.

Since that time she has starred in a number of cartoon series and can be heard in the animated features The LoraxToy Story 1, 2, and 3, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Up, Ponyo, Wall-E, Cars, Ice Age 2, Horton Hears a Who, Shrek 2, Brother Bear, Finding Nemo,Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, Monsters, Inc., A Bug’s Life, Aladdin,Beauty and the Beast, and Little Mermaid.

PMX CosFest!
Pacific Media Expo PMX CosFest Cosplay costume competition CosFest is our Official Cosplay Competition!

Everyone is encouraged to attend this well-loved event! This will truly be a cosplay extravaganza, with great skits, special performances, and amazing costumes.

We welcome costumes from J-Rock to J-Pop to Anime to C-Pop to Asian film, Asian animation, Asian comics, Asian-origin video games, or Asian music stars. We also welcome EGL (Elegant Gothic Lolita) and EGA (Elegant Gothic Aristocrat).

CosFest contestants! The rules are up now, go check em out! :).

Registration is open, CLICK HERE!

We can't wait! :) It's going to be a great event this year. Thank you again for your patience!

Domestic Voice Actress: Cristina Vee
Cristina Vee We are proud to announce the appearance of actress Cristina Vee at PMX11. Cristina is an actress known for her work in animation and video games.

She has had much success as a voice over actor with leading roles in anime such as Tekken: Blood Vengeance (Alisa), K-ON! (Mio), The Familiar of Zero (Louise), and Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha (Nanoha). She is widely known as the voice of Noel Vermillion, Nu-12, Lambda-11, and Mu-13 in the Blazblue franchise. Other credits include roles in League of Legends (Riven, the Exile), Dynasty Warriors 7 (Lian Shi), Sakura Wars (Anri Yoshino), Rune Factory Frontier(Cinnamon), Ar Tonelico Qoga (Saki, Sarapatra, Filament, Sakia), and Hyperdimension Neptunia (Compa). She is currently directing the voice over for the already popular indie fighter Skullgirls.

AMV Contest

Updated September 21, 2011

AMVs at PMX! Yes, Virginia, there is an Anime Music Video Contest at Pacific Media Expo.

By popular demand, we're bringing this much-requested event to PMX11. Amaze your friends by showcasing your anime video editing skills! Entertain others with your brand of storytelling!

Industry Guest: dolldelight

Designer Cyril Lumboy of dolldelight


PMX is pleased to announce our first Industry Guest for this year: dolldelight and the label's designer, Ms. Cyril Lumboy!

Cyril Lumboy is a 22-year-old lolita designer originally based in the Philippines. She is known on the internet as dolldelight and has established that as her own brand. She began sewing three years ago starting with headpieces and eventually moving on to making her own dresses. Her work as a designer is now focused on Wa Lolita as it is the substyle that best allows her to experiment in the art of mixing prints.



2012 Industry Guests
Madoka Magica voice actors Lauren Landa and Christine Marie Cabanos will be at PMX 2012! (01.05.12)

AMV Contest winners
Congratulations to our AMV Contest winners at PMX 2011. (11.13.11)

Steve Cardenas
He will not be present at the 3PM Panel on 11/12 but will be available for autographs at 4PM with Walter Jones in San Lorenzo B. (11.11.11)

Last D Tickets
Advanced D ticket sales close on Thursday, November 10. Buy them here now or they might be sold out at-con! (11.09.11)

Allegiance Update
George Takei will be at the Allegiance panel on Friday, November 11 at 5:30 pm. Get your free ticket here.(11.09.11)

Artists almost full!
Artists Market still has a few spaces left and full tables are now available! Click here for new and improved instructions. (11.08.11)

Love for locals
Opening for D will be local favorites Dig Jelly (Friday) and Lemon Drop Kick (Saturday)! (11.05.11)

Visions of vocaloid
Join Tempo-P and NeutrinoP of Vocalekt Visions and special guests Tkomine/Utata-P and Sekken-P for Vocalekt Visions Presents Hatsune Miku and Other Vocaloids on Saturday at PMX 2011. (11.02.11)

Last two D bundles
Two D Fan Concert Bundle tickets, released by a cancellation, are being auctioned off Thursday Nov 3! (11.02.11)

Pro reg extended!
Pro reg (Industry and Press Registration) deadline for complimentary pass eligibility has been extended to Nov. 5th. If you qualify for Industry or Press, don't miss it! (11.01.11)

Thursday Night Zero
Hang out, get your badge and goodie bag early, and stay up late. Because most of the convention doesn't open until noon Friday. Click here. (10.29.11)

Innocence Blood
C.S. Lee (Dexter) and Alexandra Bokyun Chun (Saw) will be coming to PMX on Sunday, November 13, 2011, to promote their upcoming indie thriller film titled Innocence Blood. (10.27.11)

Good versus evil
DJ Kidmack and Chocolate Covered Cosplay bring you a Panty vs. Stocking themed dance party for PMX's Friday night dance! (10.27.11)

Program schedule
The programming schedule for PMX 2011 is out! You can download a color or black and white here. (10.26.11)

Richard Epcar Roast
Anime Nightclub is back! Join us friday night for 3 hours of offbeat and uncensored fun. Click here. (10.26.11)

Join the producers and cast from the new musical Allegiance, about the World War II Japanese internment experience, as they discuss the upcoming project at PMX on Nov. 11. (10.25.11)

Tune in Tokyo
Five member DJ unit Tune in Tokyo will sponsor the Saturday night dance. (10.25.11)

Artists Market open!
Artists Reg is open now (relax, there is a grace period). Click here. (10.24.11)

Korean drama info
Need a little more drama in your life? Check out 5 new kdramas airing at PMX 2011. Click here. (10.22.11)

We Heart Japan
Join Stephanie Sheh, Takayuki Karahashi and Steve Yun and learn about the latest news about the ongoing recovery efforts in Japan at We Heart Japan's panel at PMX 2011. (10.21.11)

Go Go Power Rangers!
PMX is pleased to welcome Walter Jones and Steve Cardenas of Mighty Morhpin' Power Rangers to PMX 2011. (10.20.11)

You got game?
Console gaming makes its return to PMX. Presented by Valhalla Gaming, expect to see a wide variety of games like fighters, shooters and arcade. Look for systems from the past and present. (10.20.11)

Fashion guest
PMX is excited to announce our fashion guest of honor, Yuko Ashizawa representing ATELIER-PIERROT. (10.19.11)

Thundercats' Tygra
Matthew Mercer the voice of Tygra from the 2011 reboot of the Thundercats, will be at Pacific Media Expo for the first time to talk about his current and past projects. (10.18.11)

Scavenger hunt
PMX is excited to introduce our first-ever Fashion Scavenger Hunt! Win exclusive prizes by venturing around the convention, solving puzzles, and utilizing teamwork. (10.16.11)

Cafe V at PMX
Interactive Butler Cafe performance group Cafe Verfuhren will have four Seatings at PMX, on Friday and Saturday. Details here. (10.15.11)

Welcome Mr. Nonaka
PMX is pleased to welcome Tsuyoshi Nonaka as our Mecha Designer Guest of Honor. Mr. Nonaka will be participating in an autograph session and a focus panel. This is his first appearance at PMX.(10.13.11)

The voice of Forstadt
PMX welcomes domestic voice actress Rebecca Forstadt. This is her first appearance at PMX. (10.07.11)

D Concert Bundle
The D Concert Bundle will go on sale on 10/11 at 8:15 p.m. Pacific time. More info here. (10.07.11)

Welcome Mr. Imagawa
PMX is pleased to welcome writer and director Yasuhiro Imagawa. Mr. Imagawa will be participating in an autograph session and a focus panel. This is his first appearance at PMX. (10.06.2011)

Welcome Ms. Atsushi
PMX welcomes Manga Guest of Honor Suzumi Atsushi. Ms. Atsushi is scheduled to have a focus panel and autograph session during PMX 2011. This will be her first appearance at PMX. (10.05.11)

D concert tix
You can now buy tickets for the D concerts. Check out the D Fan Concert Bundle! More info here. (10.05.11)

Jeet Kune Do
Pacific Media Expo is pleased to present a martial arts workshop featuring Jeet Kune Do with Mike Rivas. For more information, click here. (10.03.11)

FMA workshop
Pacific Media Expo is pleased to present a Filipino martial arts (FMA) workshop on Balintawak Eskrima with Master Rino Balinado. See more here. (10.03.11)

Application available
The application for Way of Stick and Blade 2011 is now available here. For more information, click here. (10.01.11)

Swap Meet open
Swap Meet table sales for 2011 are now open. Click here. (10.01.11)

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