One special event coming up: The Anirevo 2017 Afterparty!
We’ve got a special event prepared for you on Friday, Aug 4 of Anirevo: Summer! Held at The Butcher & Bullock, join us at our official After Party, where you can let loose and enjoy music by our awesome DJ Line-up!
The Butcher and Bullock – Friday Aug 4 @ 10PM – 1AM
Kick off the event by partying with Master Li, DJ WILDPARTY, SYKE and DJ Fortify!
PROMO: First 100 people to purchase admission tickets will receive one free beer.
AniRevo proudly welcomes renowned Japanese voice actress and singer Shizuka Itou as Honorary Guest at our August 2017 convention, AniRevo: Summer!
Shizuka Itou’s many voice roles include…
In March 2016, Shizuka Itou was awarded Best Supporting Actress at the 10th Annual Seiyuu Awards. In addition to voicing anime and game characters, Shizuka Itou is a well-known singer in Japan and has lent her vocals to ending theme songs in animes such as Hayate the Combat Butler and Amagami SS.
AniRevo is excited to welcome back Digitrevx to our Summer 2017 Convention!
Digitrevx is a 3D character modeler for the popular music video software, Miku Miku Dance (MMD). As a 3D modeling and animation specialist with years of experience in the game development industry, he’s collaborated on character projects in Japan, as well as characters for convention events and businesses such as GoBoiano’s Anni and Mei, as well as Danny Choo’s Culture Japan.
He will be holding panels such as “Intro to MikuMiku Dance”, “3D Character Texture Painting” and “Creating Characters for MMD” Check those panels out if you want to learn more about tinkering and animating with 3D Models! In addition he will be VJing the Saturday Night Party for DJ Wildparty and other DJs!
Famed Sound Director, Mr. Takeshi Takadera, returns to join us for AniRevo: Summer 2017!
With a plethora of titles under his belt, such as: Yowamushi Pedal, Kiss Him, Not Me, Fate/Grand Order: First Order, elDLIVE, D-Frag! and many more, he has built up an incredible history of experience.
Make sure to check out, and perhaps take part in, his Voice Actor Coaching Panel, and watch him work his magic during the Live Recording panel featuring our esteemed Japanese voice actors as well!
AniRevo proudly welcomes renowned voice actress Emiri Katou as an Honorary Guest at our August 2017 convention, AniRevo: Summer!
Emiri Katou is a voice actress born in Tokyo, Japan. She is known for being the voice behind various popular anime characters such as:
In addition to voice acting, Emiri Katou was also once part of a duo vocal unit with fellow voice actress Kaori Fukuhara. Together, they performed theme songs for anime titles such as When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace and Battle Spirits Saikyou Ginga Ultimate Zero.
Wear your finest red & whites and come celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday with your friends The Fictionals and AniRevo! On Saturday July 1st, we will be part of the AniRevo Canada Day event at Vancouver Convention Centre West, featuring a cosplay fashion show, Lovelive Idol, and a special Improv X Canada comedy set at 4 pm!
Improv X Canada aka Maple Mayhem will be inspired by the newsmakers, sights and history of our beautiful country! The performers for this 60-minute show will be Daniel Chai (The Fictionals) Gregory Milne (The Radical), Laurence Chong (Union Jacked), Montana Rosalle (House of Haus), Emily Bordignon (The Radical), Beth Rudkin (Union Jacked / The Radical), Brad Duffy (Instant Theatre / Sin Peaks) and Tia Jeannette (Instant Theatre / Wedding Party).
The stage will be in Ballroom A of the Vancouver Convention Centre West, and AniRevo Canada Day is free to attend. So come join the fun! You can also learn about the upcoming AniRevo Summer event that we will be a part of, and pick up discounted tickets too!
Then stick around for the fireworks in the evening! Happy Canada 150, everyone!
We are thrilled to announce our next special guest, Mon! Hailing from Taiwan, Mon is one of the most well-known cosplayers on WorldCosplay, having a following of over 50,000 fans. Her most famous cosplays include characters from Vocaloid and Attack on Titan.
Mon is recognized not just for her incredible talent in hand-making costumes, but also the way she truly brings the characters to life through the details of the cosplay, including her own way of wig-styling and her unique sense for creating new makeup looks for every character. Behind the cosplay, Mon is known to have a fun and bubbly personality, and we can’t wait to meet her this summer!
Mon as Vocaloid star Hatsune Miku
Mon as Judy Hopps from the popular Disney Movie “Zootopia“
Mon cosplaying the Chinese Dress version of Hatsune Miku
AniRevo is proud to announce another cosplay guest for AniRevo: Summer 2017, Stay!
We are incredibly excited to announce that cosplayer stayxxx will be joining us for Anirevo: Summer! Coming to us from Taiwan, stayxxx is hugely recognized for her stunning cosplays including Levi from Attack on Titan and Makoto from Free! Having first started cosplaying in high school at her manga club, her passion has since led her to become the official promotional cosplayer of games and animation such as Thunderbolt Fantasy and Tower of Saviors.
Stay as Aeon from Castlevania Judgement Stay as 無神 ユーマ Mukami Yuuma from Japanese Light Novel Diabolik Lovers
While having an eye for detail and dexterity for craftsmanship are important in forming cosplays, a key part of her process is selecting a character with whom she feels a deep connection with. Prior to choosing a character to cosplay, stayxxx enjoys watching or reading the work to gain an understanding of the character. Her vision for cosplay is one that is admired by many, and we can’t wait to learn more about her at this year’s con! 宇佐見 秋彥 / Usami Akihiko from shoujo manga Junjou Romantica: Pure Romance
Fighting Dreamers Productions (FDP) is a cosplay group from Vancouver, British Columbia. For the past 10 years they have been cosplaying a wide range of genres including anime, manga, video games, comics, film, and cartoons.
Fighting Dreamers Productions are known for their cosplay YouTube channel, which has over 170,000 subscribers and provides viewers with series shows, parodies, cosplay skits, CMV’s, convention happenings, and tutorials. FDP is a non-profit group and has organized a number of charity events through their cosplay work such as “Pray for Japan” helping earthquake and tsunami victims and “Aang for a Cure” which benefited cancer patients. As cosplayers, FDP emphasizes inclusivity and promotes accessibility of cosplay through panels and performances at conventions across North America, the UK, Ireland, Europe, Scandinavia and Australia. FDP is honoured to be returning to AniRevo 2017!
Anime Revolution is proud to welcome Voice Actress Erica Lindbeck as a special guest for our Summer 2017 Convention!
Erica Lindbeck is a North Carolina native who has spent the last decade training in theatre, film, improvisation and voice acting. She is thrilled to play the roles of Celica in Fire Emblem Echoes, Futaba Sakura in Persona 5, Magilou in Tales of Berseria, Taliyah in League of Legends, Kaori Miyazono in Your Lie in April, Anaru in Anohana, Eli Ayase in Love Live! School Idol Project, Jericho in The Seven Deadly Sins, and Ema Skye in Ace Attorney 6 to name a few. She is also the voice of Barbie.