Guests

Halko Momoi


Born on December 14th, 1977. A singer/songwriter who can easily handle voice acting, writing lyrics, composition, arrangement, and singing. Frequenting idol events and concerts since the 90's, she has been extensively active in contributing to independent 'zines, just to state one aspect of her activities. Beginning with an internet journal she wrote in high school, Momoi was even given her own serialized column in a video game magazine.

Momoi began with street lives in Akihabara and debuted with her single "Mail Me" in 2000. Her bishojo game song unit "UNDER17" formed in 2002, giving energetic performances while continually releasing new singles, and disbanded in 2004.

As a lyricist and composer she contributes countless pieces for Afilia Saga, Kotone Mai, Uesaka Sumire, the voice actress unit RO-KYU-BU!, video games and other artists.

Momoi has played countless roles as a voice actress, including Nakahara Komugi in "Nurse Witch Komugi", Faris Nyannyan in "Steins;Gate", Aita Yurume in "Yurumeitsu 3D", Seto San in "Seto no Hanayome", and Anise Tatlin in "Tales of the Abyss".

As the 'Original Queen of Akiba", she is involved in vigorous activities under the concept "Worldwide from Akiba" in many places including North America, Central America, Mexico, Russia, Europe, Asia and elsewhere. She even took her first expedition to Oceania in 2013. From 2005-2013, she made a total of 36 trips to 15 different countries and has many fans overseas. Her one man concerts in Japan always include many visiting international fans and offer rich intercultural exchange.

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Roli Angels


Roli Angels is a rock & Idol group based out of Nagoya, Japan. The group has fourth members, going by the names Lemon, April, Grape and Shake, formed on June 5th of 2013, Roli Angel’s Lives are composed of original songs and anime songs, from 2015 to this year has seen the group setting their sights overseas, with Lives planned in Jakarta, Taiwan, New York, and Los Angeles and Las Vegas!

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Caty AlieNyan


The first Idol, from Las Vegas!
Coming from the intergalactic space, arrives in Las Vegas, for her great debut in Anison USA! CATY ALIENYAN!!! The first ANISON USA IDOL!!!
Caty AlieNyan is a combination of sweetness, energy, talent, beauty and lots of fun, prepare for your Anison USA debut Sky Link on the first Saturday March 18!
Do you believe in aliens and life on other planets?

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Ayu☆


Name: あゆ☆(Ayu)
My job: Artist,Idol(dressing in MANGA costume)
Home Town: Aichi Japan
Birthday: Aug.22
My favorite things: PowerRanger(especially GOKAIGER), HelloKitty,Munchlax(Pokemon), Lolita fashion, and You!
My work: Perfomance at Akihabara every month, Anison USA(2016)

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Steff Von Schweetz


Steff Von Schweetz has been cosplaying since 2003 with over 200 costumes under her belt. She prides herself on being completely self taught in all aspects of the hobby and believes that anyone can cosplay, regardless of skill.

Steff has won a handful of awards across the West Coast including Best in Show and Best Advanced Craftsmanship; and has been a guest for major cons including Wizard World and Anime Expo. While she loves to craft and create, Steff's favorite hobby is annoying people with her love of Neon Genesis Evangelion.

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Gabrielle Cooke Cosplay


Gabrielle Cooke Cosplay has been cosplaying for two and a half years. She loves creating and sharing her love of cosplay with anyone she can. Gabby strives for positivity in the community and enjoys spending her time learning new techniques and passing along crafting tips and tricks. When she is not cosplaying she is spending her time with her two lovely cats Boo'Boos and Ba'bum.

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Antares


Antares, or better known as just Cat, has been a cosplayer since 2006 and prides herself on her original takes for her cosplays and costumes. Having taken inspiration from her grandmother, she strives to out do herself each time she makes a costume and is always very happy to share how she went about making each detail. Seen as being notorious for pulling off her cosplays last minute, she enjoys cosplaying for the sake of creating and is a general all around artist. When not cosplaying, she is usually sleeping or eating unnecessary amounts of KBBQ.

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Xxfruitcakexx


Xxfruitcakexx cosplay started cosplaying back in 2005 and has completed over 60 cosplays since then. When she isn't working on cosplays, she is playing video games and often streams her gaming adventures. She supports creativity and positivity in the cosplay community and is always willing to teach those around her about the hobby.

Fruitcake has participated in judging cosplay contests for several events including Akimatsuri and Club Cosplay. She has also worked with companies such as Gamefly, Roosterteeth, and Bandai Namco for promotional events. She is really excited to take part at Anison USA in her hometown of Las Vegas.

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Las Vegas Lolitas


"Being one of the more well-known subcultures in Japan, Lolita fashion is heavily influenced by Victorian, Rococo, and Edwardian clothing. Today, it's synonymous with the phrase "doll-like fashion." Having been originally founded in 2010, our Las Vegas Lolitas community consists of local and out-of-state members who have an appreciation and passion for Lolita fashion. Our community holds meetups every month or so and consist of various group activities, such as attending tea parties, outings at malls or shopping venues, and taking photos at various local landmarks in our city."

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Ichigo Crush


Formed in 2012, Ichigo Crush was created to bring together the unique worlds of Anime, J-Rock, Video Games, and more. With influences of alternative rock, punk, and metal, members Luci, Adrian, Michael Angelo, Vanessa, and Wendy each bring distinctive styles and sound to make the group truly unique. Performing vocals, lead guitar, guitar, bass, and drums respectively, this high energy group has notably performed at events such as Anime Expo, Sabakon, LVL UP expo, and Anison USA!

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Uffe Jens


Resident Anime DJ at Millennium Fandom Bar. DJ and sound engineer for Animegacon & Sabakon. Catch me weekly at Gameworks in Town Square. When not djing, rocking behind the drum kit with Found In Fiction. Djing at Events, parties, conventions, pools, & karaoke . Fan of old school jpop: Ayu, Otsuka Ai, Do as Infinity, Ikimonogakari, Every Little Thing, & YUI era Anisong! Expect to hear Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and Caramelldansen in an Anime set to keep people dancing and some BABYMETAL and Ladybaby to keep everyone rocking! Yorishiku ne! 楽しんで! Asobimasho!

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