Clifford Chapin Joins Anirevo 2018 Lineup

American voice actor Clifford Chapin is joining the Anirevo 2018 lineup!

Clifford Chapin is widely recognized for lending his voice to various characters such as Katsuki Bakugo (My Hero Academia), Conny Springer (Attack on Titan), Toya Kinomoto (Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card), Charles Grey (Black Butler), and more. Anirevo 2018 marks his first guest appearance in Vancouver and we can’t wait to meet him!

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Announcing Jacob Powers of Hentai Cupcake Productions

Jacob Powers, has been organizing a wide range of events for 12 years as the CEO of H Cupcake Productions, a non-profit whose proceeds go to buying toys for seriously ill and hospitalized children.

Jacob Powers has run the Swimsuit Contest (18+) at AniRevo every year since the con started, and this year is no exception. We’re excited to have him back hosting one of AniRevo’s biggest events.

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Name That Anime Tune

Ah, the music we hear in the dear anime series we all love… Well, sit down and buckle up, as we explore a gauntlet of new and old titles.

Schedule:
Saturday, August 4, 10:00am to 11:00am, Panel Room 1 – Meeting Room 109

Think you have what it takes to name the songs based on short clips? Can you also name the series it’s from… and what of the artist? To the victors, come the spoils, so give it a try for some prizes!! Caveat: There will be a round where we play songs in reverse… how well can you do?


Gunpla Builders World Cup

This year, we are incredibly excited to announce that #Anirevo2018 will be taking part in GBWC Canada (Gunpla Builders World Cup) as hosts for Western Canada! 😀 #Gunpla fans, this is your chance to show off your gundam model and compete to represent Canada. Learn more on how to participate here:: https://www.gbwc.ca/ 
The Deadline to enter your GBWC entries is Saturday August 4th, 6:30PM Local time

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FDP Comes Back to Anirevo 2018

Cosplay group Fighting Dreamers Productions has a special message for us from the mountains! 😂

Super excited to have them back as guests this year. Can’t wait to share more laughs together at Anirevo2018 😊

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That 70’s Dating Game (18+)

That 70’s Anime Dating Game (18+) is back again in 2018 for Anime Revolution!

Schedule:
Friday, August 3, 9:00pm to 10:00pm, Ballroom A – Main Events

Have you ever seen those cheesy dating games from the 70’s where you have a bachelor or bachelorette looking for love, they ask some contestants some questions and whoever answers the most desirably they choose to date?


Sailor Moon Celebration

Sailor Moon has been an undeniable sensation and pioneer in helping to usher anime over to North America in the 90’s and make it more mainstream.

Schedule:
Friday, August 3, 2:30pm to 3:30pm, Panel Room 2 – Meeting Room 119

Believe it or not, it has been 25 years since this series first hit Japanese Television, and we are going to celebrate everything within this magical world! Join us for a trip down nostalgia lane, as we cover the anime that started it all, as well as the Live Action series, the Musical legacy, and Sailor Moon Crystal, plus some odd points along the way! If we have time, there may be a contest with prizes as well!


Walkoff: East vs. West (PG13)

Two worlds collide, rival fandoms.There’s so much at stake. Does the crowd understand? Is it East versus West, or man against man?

Schedule:
Saturday, August 4 2018, 1:30pm to 3:30pm, Ballroom A – Main Events

Join us in this titanic clash of fandoms from the east and west and we determine will rule your hearts! Watch our contestants shake, shimmy, and slide their way into the DMs of your hearts in this three day battle royale! (PG-13)

 


Convention Idol Festival

Dust off your wota sticks and prepare to cheer for your favourite idol team! Several local Idol Groups will share the stage, performing dance covers from anime and J-pop groups.

Schedule:
Saturday, August 4, 10:30am to 1:00pm, Ballroom A – Main Events

Registration is online only! To sign up for this event please visit: https://summer.animerevolution.ca/programming/


Flying Tonkatsu Concert 2018

A Vancouver based music ensemble that arranges and performs anime soundtracks. Being excited about anime and the music within, their repertoire includes loyal interpretations of background music from your favourite anime shows as well as arrangements from popular series. Through the musical instruments, the group hopes to recreate and share beautiful and memorable moments from anime across eras and genres.

Schedule:
Friday, August 3, 7:30pm to 8:30pm, Ballroom A – Main Events

We are a group of avid professional and semi-professional musicians who enjoy arranging music. We have performed at Anime Evolution 2016, Anime Revolution 2017 as well as Bellingham Convention Spring 2017.