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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.

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.

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.
Thundercats' Matthew Mercer

Saturday 12:00-1:00 PM in International Ballroom A

Matthew Mercer Matthew Mercer, the voice of Tygra in the new version of Thundercats, comes to Pacific Media Expo for the first time to talk about his current and past projects.

Before lending his voice to Tygra in the 2011 reboot of Thundercats, Mercer lent his voice to many characters in anime favorites such as Trigun, Cowboy Bebop, Akira, Mobile Suit Gundam UC and many others. He has lent his voice to video game characters Fei Long in Street Fighter IV and Super Street Fighter IV, Stryker in Mortal Kombat, and various characters in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.

There will be an autograph session in Newport A at 2:00 PM. Please note there is a $5 per autograph charge for Matthew Mercer.
Domestic Voice Actress: Ellen Gerstell

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

Pacific Media Expo is please to welcome domestic voice actress Ellen Gerstell. After receiving a BFA in Acting from the University of Arizona, Ellen Gerstell moved to New York City where she sang and acted professionally for five years.

She discovered doing voice overs when she was chosen to do the voice of Strawberry Shortcake on children's albums. This led to her getting a voice over agent and doing radio and television commercials in New York City.

She moved to Los Angeles in 1982, where she was quickly cast in her first cartoon series, "The Monchichi's". Since then, she has sung and provided voices on many different animation series and films. She is best known by many anime fans for providing the voice of Mihoshi in Tenchi Muyo for Tenchi Muyo Ryo-Ohki,Tenchi Universe, and Tenchi Movie 1: Tenchi in Love.

After 20 years of professional acting, in 1997, Ms. Gerstell began a new carer in music and theater education. She is a member of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA). This is her first appearance at Pacific Media Expo.

Ms. Gersetell will be part of The Ladies of Tenchi Muyo panel on Sunday at 12:00 PM in Live Program 2 (Los Angeles A).
Domestic Voice Actress: Rebecca Forstadt

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

Rebecca Forstadt Rebecca has been a voice over actor, well known in the anime genre for over 30 years. She has also appeared as a critically acclaimed actress on stage in Hollywood, starred in 2 motion pictures, and worked in various on camera roles in television.

However, it was her very distinctive voice that led her into the voice over arena. After 30 years she still sounds like a kid. While pounding the pavement one day, she happened upon an ad seeking an actor who could do kid voices. The ad was for a studio in Hollywood that was churning out foreign animation and live action projects dubbed in English. Many were Japanese. Rebecca’s voice was perfect for the roles of young girls and teens.

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.

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.

Domestic Voice Actress: Petrea Burchard

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

Petrea Burchard Petrea Burchard is known as the original English voice of Ryoko, the sexy space pirate in the Japanese anime classic, Tenchi Muyo! Her voice-over work includes countless commercials and several radio plays, including "Repent, Harlequin," Said the Ticktockman opposite Robin Williams on National Public Radio (to be found at She was once a radio traffic reporter and is currently the voice of Stater Bros. Markets in Southern California.

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)

2011 Pacific Media Expo
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