Swimsuit Contest 18+

It’s back! Our special guest Jacob Powers of HCupcake Productions presents the annual Swimsuit Contest where contestants strut their stuff and compete to out do each other through their introductions, performances and Q&A session! Who will be victorious this year? Make sure to stop by and see!

Saturday, August 4, 6:30pm to 8:30pm, Ballroom A – Main Events

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

Sound Director Takeshi Takadera

Anirevo is proud to welcome renowned Japanese Sound Director Takeshi Takadera back to Vancouver this summer!

Takeshi Takadera’s expertise in sound directing extends across various anime titles including Yowamushi Pedal, RIN-NE, D-Frag!, Cardfight!! Vanguard, Kiss Him, Not Me, and many more. At Anirevo 2018, Takeshi Takadera will be bringing back the highly-anticipated Live Recording Panel, featuring this year’s Japanese voice actors.

Planned Programs*

Live recording with Japanese Voice Actors Sat, Aug 4 at 4:30pm
Meet & Greet
Special limited ticketed event. BUY NOW
Sat, Aug 4 at 1:00pm – 1:45pm

*Planned programs are still tentative and subject to change

TeddyLoid is Anirevo 2018 Musical Guest!

Anirevo is incredibly excited to welcome TeddyLoid as this year’s musical guest!

TeddyLoid is a renowned Japanese DJ and music producer. He first began his path in music when he learned how to play the electric organ at the age of 2, which was then followed by his interest in beatboxing. When he was 18, he became MIYAVI’s DJ and sound producer during his 2008 world tour.

TeddyLoid is well recognized by anime fans for working with ☆Taku Takahashi (m-flo) to produce the OST for Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt. He further expanded his career as he worked with Shibasaki Kou and DECO*27, Momoiro Clover Z for Neo STARGATE, as well as providing arrangements for the Gazette’s album TOXIC. He is also known for providing BGM for Mekaku City Actors. We look forward to welcoming TeddyLoid to Vancouver this summer!

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Looking for Kimono Fashion Show Models

This year, we’re incredibly excited to announce that we’ll be having our very first kimono fashion show at Anirevo 2018!

Want to be more involved? If you’re interested in adorning a beautiful kimono while walking the runway, sign up as a volunteer model now and be a part of the show!

Volunteers must be available on Friday, August 3rd between 12:00pm and 6:30pm

👉Sign up form: https://goo.gl/ZPDHyA

AniRevo Lolita Ball

Whether you like Gothic, Sweet, or Classic forms of Lolita, come show it off at our Anirevo Ball, and feel transported to the Victorian era!

Friday, August 3, 11:00pm to 12:30am, Ballroom A – Main Events

Cosplay Contest 2018

Cosplay Contest Judging – Sunday, August 5, 1:00pm to 3:30pm, Panel Room 3 – Meeting Room 121
Cosplay Contest – Sunday, August 5, 5:00pm to 6:30pm, Ballroom A – Main Events

AniRevo’s annual Cosplay Contest is a chance for people to show off the fruits of their labour, brought on by hours of blood, sweat and tears. Sit back, relax, and prepare to laugh and cheer the contestants on! Featuring special guest cosplay judges: Baozi, Hana and Damien Maverick of the 404s!! The Cosplay Contest Judging is open to Cosplayers in the contest only.

Baylee Jae Will be Back for Anirevo 2018

After joining us for Anirevo: Winter, we are thrilled to announce that Baylee Jae will be back for Anirevo 2018!

Baylee Jae is a YouTuber and illustrator living in Vancouver, BC. She earned a diploma in Animation Art & Design at the Art Institute of Vancouver and worked in the animation industry before choosing self-employment instead. To better showcase her art process, Baylee shares all kinds of art videos on her YouTube channel. Additionally, Baylee has a vlog channel where she documents her day-to-day life as an artist. Baylee also recently published her first book, Draw and Color the Baylee Jae Way, which features drawing lessons for aspiring artists.

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Meet and Greet 2018

Sit down and chat with #Anirevo‘s Guests of Honour in our exclusive Meet & Greet event happening on Saturday, August 4! Enjoy refreshments and light snacks while getting to know your favourite guests – some who have never met their fans up-close before! This event is open to attendees of all ages!

Schedule: Saturday, August 4, 1:00pm – 2:00pm, Maid Cafe (Exhibit Hall C)
All Ages event. No age restriction.

GUEST LINEUP: Marina Inoue, Kappei Yamaguchi, Satsuki Yukino, Hitomi Nabatame, TeddyLoid, Richard Ian Cox, ProzD, Clifford Chapin, Sarah Wiedenheft, Baylee Jae and more to be announced!

Grab your tickets to meet your faves now at https://tickets.animerevolution.ca/!

Welcome Back, Mr. Richard Ian Cox

Anirevo is excited to welcome Richard Ian Cox back to Anirevo this summer!

Based in Vancouver, Richard Ian Cox is an actor, voice actor, comedian, and online radio host. He is the voice behind various characters, including Inuyasha (Inuyasha), Ranma Saotome (Ranma ½), Son Goku (Dragon Ball Z Kai), Allelujah Haptism (Mobile Suit Gundam 00), Ginpei (NANA), Normad (Galaxy Angel), and more.

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Volunteers Wanted for KIMONO BIJIN

Do you have a passion for Japanese kimono and accessories? KIMONO BIJIN is looking for a few volunteers to help at their vendor booth at Anirevo 2018!

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