Kim Chi joins AX 2018 for the Inaugural Ambassador Program!

Join us in welcoming Kim Chi to our new Ambassador Program for Anime Expo 2018!

New for 2018, the Ambassador Program invites well-known individuals from various backgrounds who express a deep appreciation and passion for Japanese animation or pop culture while positively impacting the anime, manga, and gaming communities.

Kim Chi will be hosting a workshop at AX, holding autograph sessions, and will also performing in the Masquerade (tickets on sale this weekend) and Fashion Show. She will also make appearances at her booth in the Entertainment Hall.

About Kim Chi

Kim Chi is a 7′ tall, live-action anime character and high-fashion model. Born in the U.S., raised in South Korea, and currently based in Chicago, Kim is a cultural hybrid with a preternatural understanding of style and conceptual fashion. One cannot bound Kim Chi with any stylistic stereotypes. She deftly absorbs and interprets our contemporary cultural milieu with unflinching focus. An ever-evolving chameleon, Kim never fails to surprise and delight with her larger than life looks and her high standard of work.

Kim’s drag career started in November 2012. Joined by a team of creative visionaries, she quickly blossomed into a fixture of the Chicago drag scene. Kim started working with party-production company Neverland in 2012, becoming the Chicago-based party’s main host. Kim has been invited to perform in numerous locations across the U.S., including NYC, Boston, Providence, Texas, Iowa, Salt Lake City, Milwaukee, Madison, and Hawaii.

Kim’s work encapsulates the transcendental nature of drag, as the seemingly simple act of a man putting on a dress is transformed into fine art. Follow her career to experience the possibilities of her otherworldly creative vision.


Anime Expo 2018  will run from July 5 through July 8 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, with Pre-Show Night on July 4, 2018.

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