PMX 2014 Follow us on...
facebook.com/PacificMediaExpo twitter.com/PMXNews youtube.com/PacificMediaExpo

our Email List
Bookmark and Share
Home arrow Guests of Honor
Guests of Honor
Character Designer Guest of Honor: Kazuko Tadano

Character Design for Sailor Moon and Wedding Peach

Kazuko Tadano at PMX

Pacific Media Expo is proud to announce that Kazuko Tadano will be attending its annual convention as the Character Designer Guest of Honor.

Ms. Tadano worked as the original character designer of the popular anime series Sailor Moon, Dancouga, and Nobunagun. Amongst the other Sailor Moon titles, such as Sailor Moon R the Movie: Promise of the Rose, she was also the character designer for Wedding Peach, Petite Princess Yucie, Crystal Triangle, and the Valkyria Chronicles III anime.

Read more...
 
Animation Director Guest of Honor: Hiromi Matsushita

Animation Director for Sailor Moon and Vampire Hunter D

Hiromi Matsushita at PMX

Pacific Media Expo is proud to announce that Hiromi Matsushita will be attending its annual convention as the Animation Director Guest of Honor.

Mr. Matsushita served as the animation director for Vampire Hunter D (1985 OAV), Choriki Robo Gallat (Super Robot Gallat), and SD Gundam.

Read more...
 
Music Guest of Honor: heidi.

Performing Friday, Nov. 7

heidi. at PMX

Updated 10/24/14 - Complete heidi. schedule now available

Pacific Media Expo announces heidi. as the PMX14 Music Guest of Honor! heidi. will be live and in concert at Pacific Music Live 14 on Friday, Nov. 7. heidi. will be attending a focus panel, autograph sessions, photo sessions, and more throughout PMX14.

Read more...
 
Yumi Fujiwara of Innocent World

Designer Yumi Fujiwara of Innocent World

Innocent World at PMX

Returning for 2014, Pacific Media Expo is excited to welcome Guest of Honor Yumi Fujiwara, President and Head Designer of the popular Classic Lolita brand, Innocent World. For additional details please click on here.

 
PMX Guests of Honor
Pacific Media Expo has hosted some of the most influential individuals in the realms of Asian animation, pop culture, and music. Our past Guests of Honor include:

Food Truck Seoul Sausage Company (2013)
Manga Artist Izumi Matsumoto (2013)
Voice Actor Michael Sinterniklaas (2013)
Japanese Rock Band BACK-ON (2013)
Juliette et Justine Fashion Designer Mari Nakamura (2013)

Visual kei J-Rock band Moon Stream (2012)
Anime director, producer, and character designer Mamoru Yokota (2012)
Baby, the Stars Shine Bright fashion designer Masumi Kanoh (2012)

Visual kei J-Rock band D (2011)
Anime director Yasuhiro Imagawa (2011)
Mecha designer Tsuyoshi Nonaka (2011)
Manga artist Suzumi Atsushi (2011)
ATELIER-PIERROT fashion designer Yuko Ashizawa (2011)

Korean actor Jang Dong-gun (2010)
Korean writer and director Sngmoo Lee (2010)
The Nom Nom food truck owners Misa and Jen (2010)
Alice and the Pirates fashion designer Miki Nohmoto (2010)
Baby, the Stars Shine Bright fashion designers Akinori and Fumiyo Isobe (2010)
The Guild actress Amy Okuda (2010)
Animator and director Hiromi Kato (2010)
Innocent World fashion designer Yumi Fujiwara (2010)

Takuya Angel fashion designer Takuya Sawada (2009)
Anime director Shinichi "Nabeshin" Watanabe (2009)
Angelic Pretty fashion designers Maki and Asuka (2009)
Visual kei J-Rock band UchuSentai NOIZ (2009)
Hangry & Angry fashion designer Gashikon (2009)

J-Rock fashionista Kaya (2008)
J-Rock band Suicide Ali (2008)

Heroes actor James Kyson Lee (2007)
Alternative heavy rock band Head Phones President (2007)
Horror-themed goth band The Candy Spooky Theater (2007)
Voice actress Yukana (2007)
Director Hiroyuki Tanaka (2007)
Character designer and animator Takahiro Umehara (2007)
Voice actor Kenjiro Tsuda (2007)
Angelic Pretty fashion designers Maki and Asuka (2007)
J-Rock band LiN CLOVER (2007)

Singer and songwriter OLIVIA (2006)
Avatar: The Last Airbender creators Bryan Konietzko and Michael DiMartino (2006)
"Kamikaze Girls" creator and lolita fashion icon Novala Takemoto (2006)
Visual kei J-Rock band UchuSentai NOIZ (2006)

Director Koichi Ohata (2005)
Director Seiji Mizushima (2005)
Voice actress Naoko Matsui (2005)
Modeling legend Masaki Asai (2005)
Comedian Rex Navarrete (2005)
Manga artist Daisuke Moriyama (2005)

Manga artist Yasuhiro Nightow (2004)
Character designer Takahiro Yoshimatsu (2004)
Musical artist T.M.Revolution (2004)
Pop star Nami Tamaki (2004)
Character designer Shino Masanori (2004)
Manga artist Daisuke Moriyama (2004)

Stay tuned for information about our lineup of Guests of Honor for 2014.

 

News

Parking Update!
Attention members the Hilton Los Angeles Airport has informed us that we are now at 100% capacity. Please use alternative parking. Please see this List. (11.08.14)

Program Update
Anime Dodgeball for Saturday has been Cancelled. (11.08.14)

Food Truck Update!
Please note the following regarding food trucks. FISHLIPS and Rolling Sushi Van will not be at PMX 2014. However, on Saturday November 8 CreativEats will be serving at lunch, and Tokyo Doggie Style will be serving dinner. (11.07.14)

Food Truck Change
Please note that Rolling Sushi Van's appearance at PMX 2014 has been cancelled. We will announce a replacement shortly. (11.06.14)

Program Schedule
The final version of the PMX 2013 Program Schedule is now available. For all schedule updates and the map for 2014 click here. (11.06.14)

Martial Arts
PMX is pleased to announce two additional martial arts workshops for Saturday Nov. 8: KaTa Tapados and Padded Weapons by Bunal Brand. (11.02.14)

Doce Pares Eskrima Change
Due to unforeseen circumstances Grandmaster Percival Pableo will be unable to attend PMX 2014 and the Doce Pares Eskrima Seminar has been cancelled. (10.27.14)

Fashion Night Market
Closet bursting? Canít close your drawers? Sock overload? Then come clear out your closet at the PMX Fashion Night MarketĖa Swap Meet specifically for your surplus fashion items! More details can be found here. (10.24.14)

Hotel Update
Our room block at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport is sold out. Rooms are still available through the Hilton website or by phone, starting at $129. (10.17.14)

Swap Meet Info up
Swap Meet table sales open at 7:00pm, Wednesday 10/15. Click here for details. (10.13.14)

Fashion Update
We are excited to announce the return of Baby, the Stars Shine Bright and Alice and the Pirates to PMX 2014! They will be participating in our 2014 PMX Fashion Show and will have merchandise available in our Boutique. More details can be found here. (10.09.14)

Registration Back Up
Web registration is back online since about 5pm 10/8. Price deadlines have been extended. Click here for details. (10.08.14)

Preliminary Schedule
The first draft of the PMX 2014 Program Schedule is now available. Check out schedule updates for 2014. (10.08.14)

Application Update
The application for Kickboxing Tournament is now available. (10.08.14)

Lucky Bags
VIP passes and Lucky Bags for heidi. are now available through our indiegogo campaign. Quantities are limited, don't miss this opportunity to show your support for the band. (10.03.14)

CosFest
Registration is now open for CosFest Masquerade and Iron Cosplay. Additional information about CosFest can be found here. (10.02.14)

Sailor Moon Character Designer
PMX is proud to announce that Kazuko Tadano will be attending its annual convention as the Character Designer Guest of Honor. Ms. Tadano will be participating in an autograph session and a focus panel. This will be her first appearance at PMX. (10.01.14)

Sailor Moon Director
PMX is proud to announce that Hiromi Matsushita will be attending its annual convention as the Animation Director Guest of Honor. Mr. Matsushita will be participating in an autograph session and a focus panel. This will be his first appearance at PMX. (10.01.14)

Martial Arts
PMX is pleased announce two of our Martial Arts workshops for 2014. The Doce Pares Eskrima Seminar and Fight Choreography Workshop will be held Saturday Nov. 8. (09.28.14)

DJ Contest
PMX is looking for a select few DJs to rock the nightly dances. It could be you! Click here for more information. (09.27.14)

CosFest
CosFest, is our name for the wonderful options for all cosplayers. Please visit our Cosplay section to find out more about our events! Contestant Registration opens October 1, 2014 for Masquerade opens October 1,2014. (09.26.14)

Say Cheese
PMX is pleased to announce the return of the popular PMX Photoshoot Room. Bring yourself, your family, your friends, or any fellow PMX attendee to have your photos taken. (09.26.14)

heidi. at PMX
PMX welcomes Visual Kei band heidi. as our 2014 music guest of honor. (09.22.14)

Industry/Press Reg
Registration for Industry and Press are now open. (09.07.14)

Press Policies Online
The press policies and FAQs are now available. Press registration will be opening soon. (09.06.14)

AMV Contest 2014 Update
The rules for the AMV Contest have been updated. For the latest information on rules and how to participate click here. (08.31.14)

AMV Contest 2014
PMX is pleased to announce the return of our Anime Music Video Contest. For more information on rules and how to participate click here. (08.25.14)

Fashion Show Update
Our 2014 PMX Fashion Show lineup is growing! South Korean Lolita brand White Forest will be shipping pieces over to send down our runway. Don't miss this chance to see their dresses up close and in person! Click here for more information. (08.18.14)

Artist Market Update
PMX Artist Market registration will be opening soon. If you would like to receive the latest news and updates on Artist Market please join our mailing list by clicking here.. (08.10.14)

2014 PMX Fashion Show
PMX is pleased to announce that South Korean Lolita brand LIEF will be participating in our 2014 PMX Fashion Show! For more details please visit PMXFashion.com. (08.10.14)

Panel Reg is Open!
Would you like to present a Panel or Workshop at PMX? Click here for more information. (08.03.14)

Help Wanted
Would you like to attend PMX at no charge? With a little work we can make that happen! PMX is seeking qualified individuals to staff or to volunteer. Please see pages for details. (08.03.14)

Vocaloids Return!
By popular demand, Vocaloid divas Hatsune Miku, Gumi, and Yuzuki Yukari return in an unofficial concert at PMX! (07.26.14)

Book Your Stay
The Hilton Los Angeles Airport is now accepting reservations for PMX 2014. See the Location page for more information and location guides. (07.22.14)

Registration Open
Online pre-registration is now open! Full badges are $40 until September 5th. (07.18.14)

Innocent World Returns
PMX is excited to welcome Guest of Honor Yumi Fujiwara, President and Head Designer of Innocent World. For additional details please click on here. (07.07.14)

Coming Soon
Stay tuned to this webpage. PMX is all set to start making announcements. (06.16.14)

Save the Date!
PMX returns to the Hilton Los Angeles Airport in 2014. Mark your calendars for November 7-9, 2014. (06.16.14)




 
© 2013 Pacific Media Expo
Images used with permission and are copyrighted by their respective owners.