Guests of 2016

Tooru Furuya 古谷 徹

Tooru Furuya is a celebrated Japanese voice actor and narrator. He is currently employed at Aoni Productions, a talent agency that represents many voice actors.

Toru Furuya is most well-known for the voices of Amuro Ray from Mobile Suit Gundam, Yamcha from Dragon Ball, and Tuxedo Mask from Sailor moon etc…

Website: http://www.torushome.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/torushome

Ryoko Shiraishi 白石涼子

Ryoko Shiraishi is a Japanese voice actress.

Due to her low and gentle voice, Shiraishi is often cast as either the effeminate-and-kind young man or the mature but sweet-and-sensitive supporting woman.

Ryoko Shiraishi is the voice actor for Hayate Ayasaki (Hayate the Combat Butler), Angelica (Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 3rei!), Yulier (Sword Art Online), Kaede Nagase (Negima!?), Anew Returner (Mobile Suit Gundam 00 Second Season) and Ginji Amano (young) (GetBackers) and more…

Blog: http://ryo-ko-pentan.jugem.jp/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/RyokoShiraishi_

YUI

Hong Kong Cosplayer
YUI is known for her wide range of character impressions and her ability to shift seamlessly between genders. Her dedication to character personifications and her ability to set the perfect mood is remarkable. Some of the characters she has cosplayed before include Ayanami Rei, Tsunemori Akane, Kusanagi Motoko, Saber and Jolyne Cujoh.

More information can be found here:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/yui930
Twitter: http://twitter.com/yui930_
Deviantart: http://yui930.deviantart.com/
Interview with wwhcurrent: http://bit.ly/1XqI4xC

Tomo Kamei

Tokyo Otaku Mode CEO

Tomo founded Tokyo Otaku Mode in March 2011 with his overwhelming experience in social media and enthusiasm for Japanese culture.

What is Tokyo Otaku Mode?

Tokyo Otaku Mode™ (TOM) shares with the world the latest Japanese pop culture news through its Facebook page, which has over 18.8 million likes, and sells products related to Japanese anime, manga, games, music, and fashion through its website, the Tokyo Otaku Mode Premium Shop. TOM strives to be the fastest source for delivering world-famous Japanese pop culture content around the globe. That is TOM’s mission.

Website: http://otakumode.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tokyootakumode

Ichi

Ichi is the CEO of ANIMAREAL and a graphic artist.

ANIMAREAL is a project devoted to creating extreme anime and manga fan art.

And we’re not talking about just making live-action versions – ANIMAREAL’s creations are made using coherent concepts, unwavering love for the work at hand, and the very best technology. ANIMAREAL aims to win over more than 90% of fans of the original work and bring out fresh potential from Japan’s manga culture.

As the authority on fan art, ANIMAREAL receives requests from manga artists and publishers to produce official art.

ANIMAREAL has created fan art for anime and manga series like *Gintama*, *Fairy Tail*, *Ikusa no Ko*, *Ten Prism*, *Inu Yashiki*, and more.

Website: http://animareal.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ANIMAREAL.jp/

Kaname☆

Kaname☆ a well known cosplayer from Japan. Being featured in many cosplay magazines, his dedication and passion for cosplay and can be seen in his well known accurate portrayal of Cloud Strife from Final Fantasy VII Advent Children as well as cosplaying other well known characters such Kurosaki Ichigo, Grimmjow Jaegerjaques from BLEACH, Portgas D.Ace from ONE PIECE, Kaito from VOCALOID and many more.

Follow on:
World Cosplay: https://worldcosplay.net/en/member/knm0q0
Twitter: https://twitter.com/knm0q0
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/knm0q0/

Hitomi

Currently active as maid, serves as the president of @home cafe, the best maid café not only in Tokyo but around the world, which recently celebrated its 10th anniversary. Served as a maid for 11 years and has been a driving force for @home cafe, has appeared across various forms of media, including TV and magazines.
Beyond sincere and devoted customer care, as a multi-talented singer, dancer and communicator provides great all round service. In 2005 made a
debut as a member of the idol unit “Kanzen Maid Sengen” (Complete Maid Declaration), formed from maids working in @home café. Full-fledged
artist debut in 2009, as a member of the dance unit “TEAM Junjo” (TEAM pure heart). In 2013 became President of Infinia Co. Ltd., which manages @home cafe.

Check them out!
Website: http://www.cafe-athome.com/en/
Facebook: メイドカフェ@ほぉ~むカフェ/@home cafe
Hitomi’s FB page: Hitomi – @home cafe
Live performance: Secret sweet pain- https://youtu.be/fdSswqhWa9s

Guests of 2015

Tooru Furuya 古谷 徹

Tooru Furuya is a celebrated Japanese voice actor and narrator. He is currently employed at Aoni Productions, a talent agency that represents many voice actors.

Toru Furuya is most well-known for the voices of Amuro Ray from Mobile Suit Gundam, Yamcha from Dragon Ball, and Tuxedo Mask from Sailor moon etc…

Website: http://www.torushome.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/torushome

Carnelian

Canelian is a popular female Japanese CG and Dojinshi artist, she has established her own game company called ‘Root’ and has been responsible for the design of various games. Her most widely known game Moonlight Lady, otherwise known as顔のない月, No Surface Moon.

Yuegene Fay & Yamashita Yao

Yuegene Fay and Yamashita Yao are two very well renowned Thai cosplayers, both boasting high ranks on the world ranking.
For more information on Yuegene Fay and Yamashita Yao please refer to the links below

Yamashita: http://worldcosplay.net/member/yamashitayao

Yuegene: https://worldcosplay.net/en/member/yuegene

Guest of 2014

Momo & Neneko

Animaga Expo had to set the milestone and develop the cosplay industry/culture in Australia. Therefore, we had invited Momo & Neneko – both of whom are extremely famous cosplayers from Taiwan as our guests to the first Animaga event

Momo: 
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/lovemolove
World Cosplay: http://worldcosplay.net/member/78262/
Blog: http://album.blog.yam.com/loveMOlo

Neneko:

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/neneko.page
worldcosplay: http://worldcosplay.net/member/19139
Blog: http://blog.yam.com/neneko