Senmei Fanart Contest 2018 🚨

🚨 Artists! The Senmei Fanart Contest is back. Show us your own version of Senmei and get a chance to win exclusive prizes.

This year’s contest features the following key themes:

  • Japanese summer
  • Galaxy
  • Canadian elements

⚡ RULES:

  • All submissions must integrate at least one of the key themes.
  • Alteration of Senmei’s outfit is allowed.
  • Some alteration of Senmei’s hair is also allowed, but should be tied only on her right side.
  • Submission must be a minimum of 300dpi, 11”x17”
  • Up to 1 entry per person (Multiple entries are not allowed)
  • Submission Deadline: July 7, 2018

Head over to the contest page for more details.


Baozi and Hana Comes to Anirevo Summer 2018

Highly-anticipated cosplay duo Baozi and Hana is joining the Anirevo 2018 lineup!

Coming to us from China, Baozi and Hana are most popular for their gorgeous cosplays from Free!, Yuri on Ice, Cardcaptor Sakura, 10 Count, and more. While Baozi is known for his incredible prop-making skills, Hana is recognized for his amazing makeup mastery. Anirevo 2018 will be their first visit to Vancouver, Canada and we can’t wait to meet them this summer!

Planned Programs*

  • Q&A Panel
  • Photo and Autograph Sessions
  • Special Event with Baozi & Hana [Ticketed event]

*Planned programs are still tentative and subject to change


Sarah Wiedenheft Joins Anirevo 2018 Guest Lineup!

Sarah Wiedenheft is a North American voice actor most widely known for her role in Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid as the lovable dragon Tohru. Her other roles include cute characters such as Aika Tenkubashi (Gonna be the Twin-Tail!!), Ruby Kurosawa (Love Live! Sunshine!!) and Popuko (Pop Team Epic). She grew up as an anime fan herself and her favourites are Sailor Moon, Dragon Ball, Card Captor Sakura and Inuyasha.

Planned Programs*

  • Panel [TBA]
  • Meet & Greet [Ticketed event]
  • Photo and Autograph Sessions

*Planned programs are still tentative and subject to change


Open Volunteer Positions

Video Content Producer

If you enjoy producing creative content for videos, this could be the perfect role for you! Working with Anirevo’s marketing team, the Video Content Producer will be responsible for creating promotional videos, event highlight videos, opening and closing ceremony videos, and more.

Required Qualifications:

  • Some experience working with Premiere Pro, After Effects and other Adobe Creative programs
  • Examples of previous videos

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A passion for anime and Japanese pop culture
  • Experience creating videos for various social media platforms
  • A working understanding of shooting, cameras, lighting, and sound design.

3D Animator

Working closely with Anirevo’s Marketing Team, the 3D Animator will be responsible for creating quality frames and motion graphics for various purposes.

Required Qualifications:

  • A good sense of storytelling, timing, and acting
  • Experience using Maya
  • Demo reel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A passion for anime and Japanese pop culture
  • Ability to collaborate, accept creative direction, and follow the storyboard
  • Have an understanding of action and reactions, object transfers, weightshifting, and secondary motion.

Operations / Attendee Services

The Operations Team at Anirevo is responsible for ensuring the highest quality service as efficiently as possible for attendees.

As an Ops team member, your tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Crowd Control
  • Peace Bonding
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Radio Control / Signouts
  • Badge Check
  • Bag Inspection
  • Room Setup
  • Line Setup

Back-End / Full-Stack Developer

  • Intermediate to advanced PHP and MySQL knowledge
  • Experienced in building RESTful APIs

Front-End Web Developer

  • Knowledge in using reactive Javascript frameworks
  • Strong HTML, CSS, DOM & XML fundamentals

Japanese-English Interpreters

  • Fluent in Japanese and English
  • Able to translate on the spot
  • Level N1 of JLPT or equivalent preferred

Graphic Designer

  • Strong Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator background
  • HTML and CSS knowledge is a bonus

Send an application


Anirevo is Super Excited to Welcome ProZD as a Guest

Anirevo is super excited to welcome ProZD to this year’s summer convention!

ProZD is a YouTuber who is widely known for his voice acting done in video games. His YouTube channel became a popular outlet to showcase his Vine jokes and has featured videos of various tags and unboxings. In 2017, he also starred in Anime Crimes Division, a comedy series done in collaboration with Crunchyroll and RocketJump.

Planned Programs*

  • Panel [TBA]
  • Meet & Greet [Ticketed event]
  • Photo and Autograph Sessions

Follow his YouTube channel at ProZD.

*Planned programs are still tentative and subject to change



Marina Inoue as Honorary Guest at AniRevo: Summer 2018

Anirevo is thrilled to announce that Marina Inoue will be joining the lineup as a returning guest!

Born in Tokyo, Japan, Marina Inoue is widely known to be the voice behind various popular characters such as Armin Arlert (Attack on Titan), Yoko (Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann), Wataru Tachibana (Hayate the Combat Butler), Momo Yaoyorozu (My Hero Academia), Kanami (Log Horizon), Kyouko Mogami (Skip Beat!), Laura Bodewig (Infinite Stratos), and many more.

This year marks Marina Inoue’s second visit as a guest at Anirevo, with her first appearance being at Anirevo 2014.

Planned Programs*

  • Q&A Panel
  • Live recording with Japanese Guests
  • Meet & Greet [Ticketed event]
  • Photo and Autograph Sessions

Marina Inoue’s Twitter (Japanese)

*Planned programs are still tentative and subject to change



Satsuki Yukino as Honorary Guest at Anirevo: Summer 2018

Anirevo is excited to announce that Satsuki Yukino will be joining as the third Japanese voice acting guest!

Born in Kyoto, Japan, Satsuki Yukino is a renowned voice actress who has lent her voice to over 150 anime series. She is most well known for her roles as Kagome Higurashi (Inuyasha), Yoruichi Shihōin (Bleach), Kaname Chidori (Full Metal Panic!), Tae Shimura (Gintama), Mutsumi Otohime (Love Hina), Milly Thompson (Trigun), Tamako (RIN-NE), and many more.

Planned Programs*

  • Q&A Panel
  • Live recording with Japanese Guests
  • Meet & Greet [Ticketed event]
  • Photo and Autograph Sessions

Satsuki Yukino’s blog (Japanese) & Twitter (Japanese)

*Planned programs are still tentative and subject to change



Kappei Yamaguchi as Honorary Guest at AniRevo: Summer 2018

Anirevo is thrilled to welcome iconic voice actor Kappei Yamaguchi as a returning guest for Anirevo 2018!

Kappei Yamaguchi is a voice actor born in Fukuoka, Japan. He is known for being the voice behind various popular anime and game characters, such as Usopp (One Piece), Inuyasha (Inuyasha), L (Death Note), Shinichi Kudo & Kaito Kid (Detective Conan), Ranma Saotome (Ranma ½ ), Kuma/Teddie (Persona 4), Sabato Rokudou (RIN-NE) and more.

This year marks Kappei Yamaguchi’s second visit as a guest at Anirevo, with his first appearance being at Anirevo 2013.

Planned Programs*

  • Q&A Panel
  • Live recording with Japanese Guests
  • Meet & Greet [Ticketed event]
  • Photo and Autograph Sessions

Twitter (Japanese).

*Planned programs are still tentative and subject to change



🎮 Play 2018 Announced

Gamers! Come take part in our upcoming tournaments at AR Play 2018 at LaSalle College Vancouver! Free admission for spectators.

PC Games Tournaments

Online registration, $20 per person.

Games:

Console Games Tournaments

Prize pool TBA. Registration at the event, $5 per tournament.

Games:

  • ARMS
  • Pokken Tournament Deluxe
  • Puyo Puyo Tetris
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Tournament rules and more info at play.animerevolution.ca

Tune in to Twitch livestreams at 📺anirevogames & 📺anirevogames2


Hitomi Nabatame as Anirevo Summer 2018 Honorary Guest

Anirevo is excited to announce voice actress Hitomi Nabatame as the first guest for Anirevo 2018!

Born in Yokohama, Japan, Hitomi Nabatame is a Japanese actress, voice actress and singer. Some of her most notable roles include Nanao Ise (Bleach), Yukiji Katsura (Hayate the Combat Butler), Margery Daw (Shakugan no Shana), Mikoto Suou (School Rumble), Saori Makishima (Oreimo), Bazett Fraga McRemitz (Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei Herz!), and Rokumon (RIN-NE).

Planned Programs

  • Q&A Panel
  • Live recording with Japanese Guests
  • Meet & Greet [Ticketed event]
  • Photo and Autograph Sessions

 


Hitomi Nabatame’s blog (Japanese) & Instagram.