VampyBitMe

Linda Le is a cosplayer who was born in a small town in Oklahoma and now resides in California. She was discovered by Kotobukiya and Danny Choo after being featured in OTACOOL 2 and became known by her cosplayer name VampyBitMe. Soon afterward, she was …

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DJ’TEKINA//SOMETHING a.k.a. Yuyoyuppe

Yuyoyuppe was born in 1989 in Oarai-machi, Ibaraki.
After forming a band in local Ibaraki, he started his activity as a VOCALOID producer in order to have a basic understanding of music. He debuted in 2012 under YAMAHA MUSIC, and currently has received more than 10 …

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Chikashi Kubota

Chikashi Kubota was born in 1978 in Tokyo, Japan. He has loved drawing and creating flip-book manga from a very early age. When he was in elementary school, Kubota-san developed his artistic skills by drawing his favorite series, Dragon Ball, and aspired to be a …

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The Dex

Alex Faciane and PokéKellz are the main creative force and hosts behind The Dex, a long-running informative YouTube channel all about Pokémon, from biology and anthropology to kooky conspiracy theories! Inspired by the likes of Bill Nye and Alton Brown, The Dex is a family-friendly …

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Chalk Twins

An extraordinary pair of artists, the Chalk Twins are renowned for their anime-themed chalk murals of epic proportions. Having traveled the world in pursuit of artistic mastery, they are a regular installment at conventions and events across the country where they produce massive chalk masterpieces …

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Maguma

Matthew “Maguma” Lewis is a 28 year-old cosplayer from Los Angeles, California. Since attending his very first convention at Anime Expo 2005, Maguma has found an overabundance of challenges, joy, and fulfillment in the world of cosplay!
Through the years he has participated in conventions in …

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Gilles Poitras

Gilles grew up in California where he was not only geographically closer to Japan than most of the U.S., but also was exposed to many things Japanese. From the wooden toys he bought at the corner store, to sharing Botan candy with friends, and eating …

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Ryotaro Okiayu

Ryotaro Okiayu is a Japanese voice actor affiliated with Aoni Production. He is an industry veteran with nearly three decades of experience under his belt. Mr. Okiayu has voiced a plethora of classic characters such as Hisashi “I want to play basketball” Mitsui in SLAM DUNK, Treize Kushrenada in …

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Aicosu

Aicosu, the couple cosplay team of Sheila and Sylar, have been cosplaying collectively for nine years! With over 200 cosplays made and 50 conventions attended, they focus on bringing more than just cosplay to the community. They are known for answering all kinds of cosplay …

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nano

Born in New York, USA, nano is a bilingual singer who uses powerful and unique vocals to wield both Japanese and English lyrics like a native speaker.
nano got their start by posting English covers of Japanese music on video sites such as YouTube, and quickly …

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Satomi Sato

Satomi Sato is a Japanese voice actress affiliated with Aoni Production. After debuting in 2007, Ms. Sato quickly rose to fame with popular roles such as Ritsu “Ricchan” Tainaka from K-ON!, Wendy Marvell from Fairy Tail, Eru Chitanda from Hyouka, and Manami Tamura from Oreimo. …

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Todd Haberkorn

Todd Haberkorn has been on stage, on set, and behind a mic for many years. Not only is Todd an actor in L.A., he works as a producer, writer, and director as well. He’s even been an action figure or two! Haberkornmobile sold separately.
In the …

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Caitlin Glass

A voice actress and ADR director, best known for the role of Winry Rockbell in Fullmetal Alchemist, Caitlin has been working in the anime industry since 2004. In 2008, Caitlin directed the widely popular, fan-favorite Ouran High School Host Club as well as voicing the …

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Hiroyuki Yamaga

Hiroyuki Yamaga is one of FanimeCon’s most honored guests, having attended the con since 1997. He has worked on many popular anime titles such as Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi (director), Mahoromatic (director), Royal Space Force: Wings of Honneamise (director and writer). Currently, he is working …

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Gilles Poitras No Longer Attending

We regret to announce that Gilles Poitras will be unable to attend FanimeCon 2017.

Aicosu

Aicosu, the couple cosplay team of Sheila & Sylar, have been cosplaying collectively for nine years! With over 200 cosplays made and 50 conventions attended, they focus on bringing more than just cosplay to the community. They are known for answering all kinds of cosplay …

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Erica Mendez

Erica Mendez is best known for her roles as Ryuko Matoi in Kill la Kill, Gon Freecss in Hunter x Hunter (2011), Aladdin in Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, Nico Yazawa in Love Live!, and Yuuki Konno in Sword Art Online II.
Other notable animation …

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Shigeto Koyama

Shigeto Koyama is an active designer in Japan’s media industry. Making his debut in 2004 as mechanical designer and guest character designer for Aim for the Top 2 (Diebuster), he has participated in many notable titles ever since. Some of these titles include: HEROMAN, Eureka …

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X4

X4 was formed in 2015 as a four member vocal and dance group in Osaka, Japan. The group was designed around Yuya Matsushita, an independent singer and actor specializing in J-Pop, who was previously signed with Sony Music. In February of 2015, their first album …

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Hiroyasu Kobayashi

Hiroyasu Kobayashi was born in 1972 in Niigata Prefecture, Japan. Kobayashi received his master’s degree at Musashino Art University and started in the film industry as a matte painter before expanding his career as a CG artist. Kobayashi is the CGI director and production designer …

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