Fashion Show

Anime Expo | Los Angeles Anime Convention |

Discover and shop the latest Japanese fashion trends

Japan is home to some of the most cutting-edge fashion trends in the world, and each year, Anime Expo takes pride in its efforts to showcase and introduce variety of Japanese fashion each year. Since the first Fashion Show in 2012, AX has featured over ten different authentic Japanese clothing brands, as well as a new generation of models. Attendees are able to shop each brands' offerings in the Exhibit Hall, as well as meet the designers and guest models for autograph signings and/or photo opportunities.

AX 2016 Fashion Show Highlights

Want to Model in the Fashion Show?

Selected applicants will receive a complimentary 4-day badge to Anime Expo and an unforgettable experience!

Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years or older to apply.
  • Must be available to attend all necessary training, fittings, rehearsal, prep, as well as the session itself. (Approximately 2-4 hours pre-con plus day before and day of the fashion show)
  • Must be able to provide your own shoes, food, snacks, and drinks.
  • Must act in a professional manner with our guests, staff, volunteers, and other models.
  • Be aware that you will be changing clothes in front of other models.
Application Coming Soon

Past Participants

2017

  • Participating Brands:Baby Doll Tokyo, galaxxxy, and Listen Flavor
  • Designers: Mirano (Baby Doll Tokyo), Moji8fresh and Mitsu (galaxxxy), Yu & Yuko Katayama (Listen Flavor)

2016

2015

  • Participating Brands: galaxxxy, h.NAOTO, JapanLA, Liz Lisa, and Sweet Happy My Melody Fashion Show styled by JapanLA
  • Guests: Kimura U (Japanese Ambassador of Cute, model, and designer of KOKOkim), Junnyan, h.NAOTO, DJ HEAVYGRINDER, and Shinya of Dir en grey
  • Sponsors: Rockstar Wigs and Gothic Lolita Wigs
  • Photos: Alex Hom

2014

  • Participating Brands: KOKOkim, Swankiss, GHOST OF HARLEM
  • Guests: Kimura U (Japanese Ambassador of Cute, model, and designer of KOKOkim) and Saaya Hayashida (Designer of Swankiss)
  • Performances: Kimura U
  • Photos: Dennis Chu

2013

  • Participating Brands: MA*RS, GLAvIL by tutuHA, GOLDS infinity, LIZ LISA doll, LIZ LISA, Tralala
  • Guests: Kimura U (Japanese Ambassador of Cute, model, and designer of KOKOkim) and Saaya Hayashida (Designer of Swankiss)
  • Performances: Starmarie
  • Photos: Ben Chan

2012

  • Participating Brands: galaxxxy, Kapibara-san, dolldelight
  • Guests: Misako Aoki (model and Japanese Ambassador of Cute) and Cyril Lumboy (designer of dolldelight)
  • Performances: Misako Aoki (model and Japanese Ambassador of Cute) and Cyril Lumboy (designer of dolldelight)
  • Photos: Ben Chan
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