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Pacific Media Expo (PMX) 2014 will be from Friday, November 7 to Sunday, November 9 at the LAX Hilton. For more information on PMX 2014, please bookmark or visit the 2014 event page on Facebook here:
Important Notice for Cosplayers

Last Updated: November 5, 2013

In light of the recent tragic events at the LAX Airport, we expect airport security to still be on high alert. We strongly recommend that cosplayers leave their props in their rooms or cars when leaving the Hilton Los Angeles Airport. We also do not recommend driving into the airport with visible props, particularly weapons if at all possible. Thank you for your understanding.


User-Friendly Mobile Guide

***Updated 11/06/13 - Pacific Media Expo 2013 Guide now available!!!***

Guidebook Back by popular demand, Pacific Media Expo will be using Guidebook to provide up-to-date schedules and maps to our members using Apple iOS or Android devices. The guide will be released in early November.

PMX Masquerade

International Ballroom B, Saturday Nov. 9, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Masquerade at PMX 2013

PMX Masquerade is Pacific Media Expo's cosplay competition! See an extravaganza of amazing costumes, great skits, and special performances. PMX Masquerade will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2013 (see updates for time and location).

Manga Artist Guest of Honor: Izumi Matsumoto

Kimagure Orange Road Creator and Artist

Izumi Matsumoto

Izumi Matsumoto is the creator and artist of the popular manga series Kimagure Orange Road, which was originally published in Weekly Shonen Jump and later adapted into an anime. He is also known for authoring the manga Sesame Street and the anthology Graffitti, which contains many short works created prior to Kimagure Orange Road.

Unofficial Vocaloid Concert

International Ballroom B, Saturday Nov. 9, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Unoffical Vocaloid Concert at PMX

Back by popular demand, Vocaloid divas Hatsune Miku, Gumi, and Yuzuki Yukari will be appearing in an unofficial concert at PMX! The 3D virtual performers have been winning the hearts of people all over the world for over half a decade, and Synthesized Reality Productions (SRP) is proud to shine the spotlight on them for all our PMX attendees! The concert is open to all holders of PMX Badges valid on Saturday, however space is limited so please reserve your entrance tickets early (see our Registration page for details).

BACK-ON concert tickets and more
BACK-ON at PMX The BACK-ON concert is available only to PMX attendees. Standby admission to the concert is free with your badge, and Priority Admission is an extra $16 (see "Concerts and Ticketed Special Events" on our Registration page for purchasing information). To enhance your experience, we are also offering Fan Bundle and VIP Access packages.

To buy the Fan Bundle and VIP Access packages, check out the indiegogo campaign.

As part of our indiegogo campaign, anyone can help PMX bring BACK-ON to Los Angeles. We appreciate any contributions you can make.

Does your company want to help sponsor us? See the indiegogo campaign to find out how!

Music Guest of Honor: BACK-ON

Performing Friday, Nov. 8

Pacific Media Expo announces BACK-ON as the PMX13 Music Guest of Honor! BACK-ON will be live and in concert at Pacific Music Live 13 on Friday, Nov. 8. BACK-ON will be attending a focus panel, autograph sessions, photo sessions, and more throughout PMX13.

BACK-ON appearances
Opening Ceremonies: Friday 6 p.m., LP1
Concert: Friday, 9 p.m., Main Events
Autographs: Friday, 11 p.m., Main Events
Fan Panel: Saturday, 1 p.m., LP2
Photo Session: Sunday, 2 p.m., Autograph room
Meet and Greet Reception (VIP only): Sunday, 3 p.m., Autograph room

Find details about ticket sales and the BACK-ON concert!

Voice Actor: Michael Sinterniklaas

Actor, Writer and ADR Director Michael Sinterniklaas

PMX welcomes Michael Sinterniklaas. He is not only the voice of Dean Venture on The Venture Brothers, but Michael Sinterniklaas's talents reach into other parts of the entertainment industry as well. He is also well known as an actor, writer and ADR director.

Michael Sinterniklaas will be participating in a focus panel and autograph session. This will be his first appearance at Pacific Media Expo.

Way of the Stick and Blade

Sunday, November 10
Location: Live Programming 1 (International Ballroom A)

Way of the Stick and Blade

For the fifth straight year Pacific Media Expo (PMX) will once again be hosting Way of the Stick and Blade: Tournament of Filipino Martial Arts. This premiere Filipino Martial Arts event will be held on Sunday, November 10, 2013, from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM at the Los Angeles Airport Hilton as part of PMX 2013. This is the only tournament where you can witness the Filipino Martial Arts of Eskrima, Kali, and Arnis in a fast-paced and highly competitive sport format.

AMV Contest 2013

Live Program 1 (LP1), International Ballroom A, Saturday, Nov. 9, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

For the third year in a row, and by popular demand, we're happy to announce that the PMX AMV Contest will be held at PMX 2013. Amaze your friends by showcasing your anime video editing skills! Entertain others with your brand of storytelling!

Video Categories Will Be

Action, Comedy, and Drama.

Fashion Guest of Honor: Juliette et Justine

Fashion Designer Mari Nakamura of Juliette et Justine

Pacific Media Expo is excited to announce our Fashion Guest of Honor, Mari Nakamura, head designer for one of the highly coveted Lolita brands Juliette et Justine! Additionally, Juliette et Justine will bring pieces to sell in our PMX Fashion Boutique, and will be featured in our PMX Fashion Show.

Known for their incorporation of 18th and 19th century paintings, Juliette et Justine is one of the most sought after Classic Lolita brands in Japan.

Celebrating 10 Years

Hey Everyone!

Art by Jaymar Santiago

PMX is turning 10 this year! Because this coming event is so special, we've gotten a head start on our planning.

Stay tuned for updates and announcements of Guests of Honor!

ATTN: CCPMG Uncovered Attendees
Did you see Mike Tatsugawa, Todd Whitesel, and Hero TV's Ruel Ferrer's presentation hosted by Myrtle Gail Sarrosa at Crimson Resort and Spa in Lapulapu, Mactan, Cebu? Want more information about Pacific Media Expo? Download our latest media kit here.
Early Bird Specials
$99 hotel room special extended until 12:00 AM October 24, 2013! BOOK NOW! $99 Hotel rooms per night


The Bun Truck
The Bun Truck will be appearing on Sunday, Nov. 10 at 12 PM to serve lunch at PMX! (11.10.13)

Addition to "Magi" We're announcing that Tony Oliver and Cristina Vee will be joining the rest of the "Magi" cast at their panel on Sunday, Nov. 10 at 11 a.m. 11.09.13

Food Truck Change
FISHLIPS Sushi's appearance is canceled. White Rabbit Truck will be at PMX2013 for lunch and dinner hours. (11.09.13

Program Schedule
The final version of the PMX 2013 Program Schedule is now available. For all schedule updates and the map for 2013 click here. (11.07.13)

Forever Alone?
Looking for that someone just for you? Check out Singled Out - Anime Style on Friday, November 9. (11.07.13)

PMX is Mobile!
You can now find PMX on Guidebook. Schedule, maps, alerts and more on your iOS and Android devices for free! (11.06.13)

PMX is pleased to announce our first ever K-Pop Dance workshop and a K-Pop Showcase Presented by SIA Entertainment for PMX 2013. (11.05.13)

Masquerade Update The rules and guidelines for Masquerade have been updated with the times for masquerade, office hours and mandatory meeting time. (10.31.13)

Preliminary Schedule
The first draft of the PMX 2013 Program Schedule is now available. Check out schedule updates and the map for 2013. (10.31.13)

Say Cheese
This year, PMX will debut our photo studio room. The room will feature different photographers at different times of the day. (10.31.13)

Scavenger Hunt
The Fashion Scavenger Hunt returns! Win prizes by exploring the convention and solving puzzles. (10.30.13)

Blue Rose Academy
School is back in session at PMX as Blue Rose Academy returns for 2013 with a new schedule of classes. (10.29.13)

Welcome Home
At PMX 2013, come join The Blue Rose Cafe for fun and games at the PMX Maid Cafe. (10.28.13)

Industry Guests
PMX welcomes Magi: Labyrinth of Magic voice actors Erik Kimerer, Lucien Dodge, and Erica Mendez as industry guests for 2013. (10.28.13)

Welcome Back
Domestic voice actress Marianne Miller and Yu-Gi-Oh: The Abridged Series creator LittleKuriboh return for PMX 2013.(10.28.13)

Deadline Extended
The deadline for complimentary pass eligibility for Industry and Press has been extended to Nov. 6th. (10.28.13)

Industry/Press Reg
Registration for Industry and Press are now open. (10.24.13)

Swap Meet Info up
Swap Meet table sales open at 7:00pm, Friday 10/25. Click here for details. (10.24.13)

Vocaloid's Back!
By popular demand, Vocaloid diva Hatsune Miku returns in an unofficial concert at PMX! (10.18.13)

It's a Masquerade!
Additional details are now available for the PMX Masquerade including our emcee and halftime entertainment. Space is still available. (10.18.13)

Fashion Update
PMX is pleased to announce our featured vendors for our Fashion Boutique and the participating brands in the PMX Fashion Show. (10.17.13)

Une Petite FetĂȘ
Join Une Petite FetĂȘ to welcome designer Mari Nakamura of Juliette et Justine, to PMX 2013 for her first ever US appearance! (10.11.13)

BACK-ON Priority
Guaranteed seating is now available for the BACK-ON concert. See "Concerts and Ticketed Special Events" on our Registration page. (10.10.13)

KOR Creator
PMX welcomes Kimagure Orange Road creator/artist Izumi Matsumoto as our Manga Artist Guest of Honor. (10.01.13)

Weiss Schwarz
Bushiroad will host a free-to-play Weiss Schwarz tournament at PMX on Saturday, Nov. 9. (09.25.13)

Application Update
The application for The Way of the Stick and Blade martial arts tournament is now available. (09.25.13)

Artist Market Reg
Registration for spots in the Artist Market will go live on Sunday, Sept. 22 at 8 p.m. Please visit the Artist Market page for more info. (09.22.13)

Hall Cosplay
Planning to cosplay at PMX? Outstanding. Before you come to PMX, please read the updated rules for 2013. (09.20.13)

FMA Returns
The Way of the Stick and Blade returns to PMX. Tournament Application coming soon. (09.16.13)

Kigurumi Pajama Party
Back by popular demand. The Kigurumi Pajama Party returns to PMX. (09.11.13)

Panel Reg is Open! Would you like to present a Panel or Workshop at PMX? Click here for more information. (09.08.13)

Clockwork Couture
PMX is proud to welcome Clockwork Couture into the PMX Fashion Boutique. (09.06.13)

Press Policies Online
Please note that Press Policies have changed somewhat this year. (09.04.13)

Industry Policies Up
Please note that Industry Policies have changed somewhat this year. (09.04.13)

Masq Reg Opens
Masquerade rules and guidelines have been posted and online registration is now open. (09.01.13)

AMV Contest 2013
PMX announces the return of our Anime Music Video Contest. Find out more information on how to participate here. (08.22.13)

Help Wanted
Would you like to attend PMX at no charge? With a little work we can make that happen! Please see our volunteers page to find out how. (08.16.13)

PMX is pleased to welcome back dolldelight as part of our fashion lineup as part of the PMX Fashion Show. (08.13.13)

The Snow Field
PMX welcomes The Snow Field to our fashion lineup for 2013. (07.18.13)

Go Team Venture!
Michael Sinterniklaas, voice of Dean Venture in The Venture Brothers and Kenji Koiso in Summer Wars will be a PMX guest of honor. (07.18.13)

Book Your Stay
The Hilton LAX is now accepting reservations for PMX 2013. See the Location page for more information and location guides. (07.12.13)

Registration Open
Online pre-registration is now open! Full badges are $40 until September 5th. (07.05.13)

Ready to Rock
PMX welcomes jrock band BACK-ON as music guest of honor. (07.04.13)

Fashion Forward
PMX proudly announces fashion guest of honor Designer Mari Nakamura of Juliette et Justine. (05.24.13)

Coming Soon
Stay tuned to this webpage. PMX is all set to start making announcements. (05.22.13)

Save the Date!
PMX returns to the Hilton Los Angeles Airport in 2013. Mark your calendars for November 8-10, 2013. (04.20.13)

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