AMV Contest now live!

Got a talent for video editing? A passion for chopping together your own fan-made videos of your favorite anime? Want to show off your awesome video for an audience? Enter our AMV contest and submit your best anime fan-vid for a chance to win fun prizes! Deadline is 10th August 2012.

Visit our forums for contest details: Contest rules

Submission form here: AMV Submission form

Cosplay Comes to the Summer Night Market

Anime Revolution Cosplay Fashion Show

What is cosplay you ask? Cosplay is short for “Costume Play”. Come and enjoy the wildly fantastic and intricate portrayal of adored anime characters from all over the gamut. 

This is a FREE event that Anime Revolution is hosting. There will be live singing, maybe even some dancing, and best of all, COSPLAY!

Location: Summer Night Market (IKEA Location)
Date: June 29, 2012
Time: Around 8-10pm.

We’ll also be selling tickets at our booth so hurry and save! 

Sailor Moon Joins Anime Revolution

Terri Hawkes

In the 80’s, Ms. Hawkes played Baby Hugs and Shrieky in the original Care Bears series. In 1990, she played Wendy Masters on the soap opera, “General Hospital.” Soon after, she was cast as the second voice actress to play Serena / Sailor Moon in the DiC dub of the series. Her episodes began around Neflite’s start and continued until the end of Sailor Moon ‘R’ and also through the 3 movies. Post Sailor Moon, she played Franny on the Canadian/Australian co-production: “John Callahan’s Quads.” Quads can still be seen periodically on Teletoon late-night. She also starred in another YTV series called “Flying Rhino Junior High,” both as Lydia and acting as the Voice Director. She is also well known as the voice of the lead in “Princess Sissi.” Terri will be taking part in the Sailor Moon 20th Anniversary Special Panel at AR, reuniting with fellow cast mates, Vincent Corazza (Tuxedo Mask), Katie Griffin (Sailor Mars), Susan Roman (Sailor Jupiter), Ron Rubin (Artemis) and Sugar Lyn Beard (Sailor Mini Moon).

Artist of the Week – Lauren Budd

We have another winner for Artist of the Week! 

Congratulations to our sixth winner for their awesome work featuring everyone’s favourite Avengers! The winner is: Lauren Budd

Artist’s Comment: Original fashion designs inspired by the 2012 Marvel’s The Avengers film.

Booth: 309


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Senmei’s Caption Contest!

A week ago, we wrapped up our Caption This! for SenMei Contest on Facebook and out of 10 contest entries, Elly Tseng managed to get over 30 votes! Congratulations! Elly gets a 3-day pass to Anime Revolution 2012 and a $60 voucher from our sponsor, Also, be on the lookout for her caption “Join the Revolution” on one of our AR T-Shirt designs! To see the other contestant entries, click here

There are more contests in stock for fans of Anime Revolution! But first, please help us improve our contests by completing this very short 2-minute SURVEY

If you have cosplay needs, don’t forget to drop by MicCostume and check out their awesome selection  of affordable costumes!  

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6th Annual International Manga Award

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Artist of the Week – Ki Hiwatari

Congratulations to our fifth winner KI Hiwatari!

Thanks for submitting this amazing work bellow, come check out booth 120 in the Artist’s Alley for more great art and posters!

Artist’s Comment: A poster design, featuring an original character.
Find me on twitter (@khiwatari) or FB (Hiwatari Ki)~


Booth: 120

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Kibatsu Cinema – eccentricity, popular culture and contemporary Japanese film

The Powell Street Festival Society and Pacific Cinémathèque are pleased to present the fourth edition of Kibatsu Cinema, a celebration of the odd and the eccentric in Japanese pop culture and contemporary Japanese film. 

————— SCREENINGS JUNE 7-28, 2012 ———————————
Thursday, June 7 @ 7:00pm: Girl Sparks
From dynamic, up-and-coming young director Yuya Ishii, this film is light-hearted and personal, realistic and fantastic. (VANCOUVER PREMIERE!)

Thursday, June 7 @ 8:50pm:
 Battle League Horumo
An adaptation of the best-selling fantasy novel by Manabu Makime, a phenomenon among the young and picky readers of Japan. (VANCOUVER PREMIERE!)
Continue reading…

Artist of the Week – Zephos

Congratulations to our fourth winner of Artist of the Week! We are glad to announce that our winner this week is Zephos! You can check out more of their amazing work online on their website, facebook and twitter accounts linked to bellow. We look forward to seeing all this talent at the convention!


Artist’s Comment: 1/4 cup milk, 2 tbsp butter, 3/4 cup sifted flour, 1 tsp baking powder, 1/4 tsp salt, 3/4 cup granulated sugar, 1 giant killer mutant snail egg with headphones firmly attached.

Websites and feeds:


Booth: 126

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Artist of the Week – Jayleen Weraver

Congratulations to our third Artist of the Week winner!

Our winner is: Jayleen Weraver

Artist’s Comment:!/gurukittystudio

Artist Alley Booth: 122


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