The countdown to for one of America’s largest Anime convention begins as the summer starts! Anime Expo this year, like it’s past years, continues to bring life and excitement with its experience. Bringing amazing guest cosplayers, artists, and voice actors from all over. Along with booths representing gaming industries and anime franchises for fans to see and support. Anime Expo has also provided exceptional guests from around the world from all different franchises and series that thousands of fans adore. As Anime Expo has been an amazing time around every year, this year is no exception, especially guest wise. Let’s take a quick look at this year’s guest list, shall we?
Many Creators have been invited to guest this amazing event and this year bringing even more special guests. This year Anime Expo brings some of the greatest artists such as Hironobu Sakaguchi, the creator of one of the greatest game franchises, Final Fantasy. His other creations include Blue Dragon, Lost Odyssey, and The Last Story. More creator guests include Fumihiko Sori, director of award-winning movie Ping Pong. Itaru Hinoue, character designer, and illustrator for CLANNAD, Little Busters, and more. Yamakaze Ran, lead concept artist, graphic designer, and illustrator at Moonstone. Yuto Tsukuda writer for Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma. Fujino Omori, creator of the series Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?. And lastly to this list Alice in Dissonance, an indie game development group founded by Munisix with Art Director Hare Konatsu. For more info on this year’s guests, check out this article too!
As amazing as these creators are, that’s only a small portion of the amazing guests Anime Expo has to come. Music plays a huge role in Anime Expo’s entertainment and something many fans come to see. Music artists such as Teddyloid, known for his recent work ME!ME!ME! And other amazing pieces. Taku Takahashi, one of Japan’s more recognizable DJs, ALI PROJECT, Angela, who have performed many musical pieces for anime series, Aqours from the multimedia project “Love Live! Sunshine!!”, Banvox; Japanese DJ/Producer, and even more musical sings, groups and artists. For more information on this year’s events, follow this link.
Another amazing group to add to Anime Expo’s guest list are those for “Cosplay Senpai” A category that is dedicated to cosplayers! Amazing individuals who bring characters to life and have love for the franchises alike. Cosplay guests that will be guesting this year will be Amber Arden, Dustbunny, Corgi Cosplay, Kiss a Frog Cosplay, Little Spirit Cosplay, Queersplay, Steff Von Schweetz and lastly but not least Stella Chu. All of which you can easily find on many and if not all social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, and Twitter!
For a more detailed complete list of all of Anime Expo’s guest this year and all their information please check out Anime Expo’s website! And hope to see you there!