This is a closed-door event, as potential contestants perform for their peers and our panel of judges to see if they can peform at the finals on Sunday! Drop-In contestants are welcome, but please bring your music on a USB and have several choices to avoid potential repeats. Please only contestants and up to one additional friend should attend this event.
AniRevo Idol 2017 Finals
When: Sunday August 6th, 2017 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Ballroom A
Come on down to see contestants perform covers of their favourite Japanese tunes in front of loving fans, as they face off against eachother for the title of AniRevo Idol 2017!
When: Friday August 4th, 2017 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm Where: Meeting Rooms 109/110
Can’t really sing well? Or maybe you can? Maybe you just like to perform and maybe just act silly on stage? Bring your best attitude, a song that you can lip sync to, and come on down! Wow the audience and win!
When: Friday August 4th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Where: Ballroom A
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?
Well we’ve taken this game and made it nerdy and sexual. (18+, sorry kiddos)
Our bachelor/ettes will be looking for love out of the crowd, so that means we need YOU to participate! Come on stage if you’re chosen and impress us with your sexual innuendo and whatever else we force you to do to show your obsession for our bachelor/ettes! If you have stage fright stay in your seat and cheer for whoever you think is owning the stage!
The winner will get a date (A hug, picture, and a prize)
When: Sunday August 6th, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Where: Ballroom A
You’ve seen the Cosplay Contest? Well the Worst Cosplay Contest is the same… only it’s the exact opposite. Join us for this improv-driven mock cosplay contest where we celebrate the sillier side of cosplay.”
When: Saturday August 5th, 2017 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Where: Ballroom A
It’s back! Hentai Cupcake Productions presents the annual Swimsuit Contest where contestants strut their stuff and compete to outdo each other through their introductions, performances and Q&A session! Who will be victorious this year? Make sure to stop by and see!
When: Friday August 4th, 2017 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm Where: Ballroom A
Are you looking for a magical evening of elegant dance and mingling with other like minded people? Make sure to join us for this oft requested event to help wind up a nice, full, first day of the convention! Featuring a live piano performance by Theishter!
Voice Actor Coaching Panel by Takeshi Takadera
SUNDAY – 1PM-2PM – Meeting Room 118/119/120
Interested in how Anime gets recorded in Japan? Trying to make your mark in the industry? If so, you’ll definitely want to sit in on this event. We’ll be having our esteemed guest Takeshi Takadera, the Voice Director of Yowamushi Pedal, judging AND providing valuable industry feedback.
Join this one of a kind voice acting contest! Contestants will get a chance to give their best rendition of a scene from Yowamushi Pedal to the Original Sound Director of the series!
We are pleased to announce that once again we have partnered with Sound Director, Takeshi Takadera of Half HP-Studios, to bring you YowaPedal VA Contest! This is a mini-contest that will be held during his Voice Actor Coaching Panel. Get the authentic experience of being coached by the original Sound Director of the series itself! This EXCLUSIVE experience won’t be found anywhere else!
Rules & Guidelines
Anime Revolution Rules and Guidelines
Have an AR 2017 Pass;
Must read and agree to all Voice Actor rules;
Consent to allow AR to use any photos or videos for promotional purposes in any media platform;
Adhere to AR Rules and Regulations, especially those pertaining to Appearance, Costumes, Cosplays and Props;
Complete all responsibilities and previous obligations, if you are an AR Staff and/or volunteer.
Voice Actor Contest Rules and Guidelines:
Only the first 4 contestants will be entered in the contest. It’s first come, first serve!
We will waitlist up to 4 extra contestants in case of cancellations.
You must register online to be part of this event.
Selected participants will receive further instructions via email.
Judging & Awards
Judging and Awards
The contest will run as follows:
First Round will be done with a practiced script
Second Round will be done after feedback is received
Winner will be chosen by the director personally
All contestants will receive: An exclusive Yowamushi Pedal Gift (From Japan)!
The winner will receive: A Special Gift from the Director Himself!
Applications are now closed! Thank you for your submissions =D
Tired from all your con adventures? Come visit our exclusive Tokimeki Maid Cafe! Open for all three days of the con, be served, pampered, and entertained by our charming and lovely maids. This exclusive event is highly anticipated and one of our most popular experiences. Come early to beat the lines.
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AniRevo proudly welcomes renowned voice actor Katsuyuki Konishi as an Honorary Guest at our August 2017 convention, AniRevo: Summer!
Katsuyuki Konishi is one of the most highly acclaimed and established voice actors in Japan, with his voice acting career spanning more than two decades. Since his debut role in 1997 as Volfogg (GaoGaiGar), he has contributed to numerous anime titles, with notable roles including:
At the 9th Annual Seiyuu Awards held in March 2015, Katsuyuki Konishi was awarded with the Best Supporting Actor Award.
AniRevo 2017 marks Katsuyuki Konishi’s very first convention in Canada.