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Aicosu
Cosplay Senpai
Aicosu is a couple costume team cosplaying collectively for eight years with over 100 cosplays made and 50 conventions attended.
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akiman
CreatorsIndustry Appearances
Illustrator/Character Designer, Akira Yasuda, is known for his work on Street Fighter, Code Geass, and Darkstalkers.
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Akira Itsuki
Fashion
Akira Itsuki is a cosplayer from Japan; she made her major music debut in October 2012 as a member of the Sony Music idol group “Panache!” After the group broke up in 2013, Akira moved on to a solo music career.
Octopimp
Octopimp
Personalities
This guy helps make 50% OFF on YouTube. He COULD contribute something useful to society, but we can't win 'em all, can we?
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Alice in Dissonance
CreatorsIndustry Appearances
Leader/Writer, Munisix, and Art Director, Hare Konatsue, of visual novel publisher, ALICE IN DISSONANCE, will be at AX 2016 doing limited autograph sessions. 
Amanda Miller
Amanda Miller
Voice Actors
Amanda Miller is best known for voicing spunky anime and video game heroines.
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Aqours
Voice Actors
The school idol group “Aqours”(pronounced as “aqua”) formed in Uchiura, Numazu-city, Shizuoka Prefecture is spread in different types of media including CD releases with animation trailer video in DVD & Blu-ray, events, magazines, and smart phone applications.
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Ari Arad
Industry AppearancesProducers
Producer Ari Arad is known for his work on Iron Man (2008), The Punisher (2004) and Ghost Rider (2007), and many more. He is also producing the upcoming Ghost in the Shell live-action movie.
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bamboo
CreatorsIndustry Appearances
Founder of visual novel developer OVERDRIVE - responsible for DEARDROPS, Cho Dengeki Stryker, and Go! Go! Nippon!, just to name a few - and lead singer of the band milktub.
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Beau Billingslea
Voice Actors
Beau Billingslea is an American actor and voice actor, known as the voice of Jet Black in Cowboy Bebop.
Brooke Lawson “Dodger”
Dodger
Personalities
Dodger is a Youtuber with a caffeine problem that is known mostly for her weekly "Gaming Newz" show, as well as her "Coffeh Time" vlogs.
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Chika Anzai
Voice Actors
Voice actress Chika Anzai is best known as Reina Kousaka in Sound! Euphonium and Mary in Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash
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Chocolate Covered Cosplay
Cosplay Senpai
Chocolate Covered Cosplay (C3) is a group of African American cosplayers that reside in Southern California: Ginger Nichelle, Angel Tenshi, Deanna "Pei-Pei", and Ashphord 'Ashi-chan'.
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Christine Cabanos
Voice Actors
Voice actress Christine Cabanos's notable roles include Madoka Kaname in Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Shiemi Moriyama in Blue Exorcist, Silica in Sword Art Online, Mako Mankanshoku in KILL la KILL,  and Sailor Saturn in Sailor Moon.
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Christopher Sabat
Industry AppearancesVoice Actors
Currently tallying well over 500 roles in his career, Christopher R. Sabat (@VoiceOfVegeta) has been an active part of the voiceover industry since 1998.
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CreSpirit
CreatorsIndustry Appearances
Crespirit is the Taiwanese video game developer behind this year's most bunny-filled bullet hell metroidvania: Rabi-Ribi.
Cristina Vee
Cristina Vee
Voice Actors
Since getting her first large anime roles in 2007, Cristina has voiced over 100 characters in both animation and video games.
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Daisuke Ichikawa
Fashion
Ichikawa is the founder and designer of Acryl agitt, a brand which has provided outfits for many popular artists such as Gackt, Matenrou Opera, and more.
Dancing Dolls
Dancing Dolls
Music
Dancing Dolls is a serious dance & vocal unit formed in Osaka, Japan.
Danny Choo
Danny Choo
Personalities
Danny Choo is the creator of a brand called Culture Japan which shares Japanese culture through in-house produced TV Shows, Character Content and a Fashion Doll known as Smart Doll.
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DJ Kazu
Music
DJ Kazu is a J-POP & Anisong DJ who has been attracting attention in the world of anime music. His outstanding mixing technique and cutting-edge track selections make everyone excited and feel like dancing.
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Doremi
Personalities
Doremi is a member of top South Korean professional cosplay team, Spiral Cats.
Dustbunny
Dustbunny
Cosplay Senpai
Dustbunny has a genuine heart for making costumes and the will to support anyone who has the desire for cosplaying.
Dynamite Tommy
Dynamite Tommy
Fashion
Legendary Rock Icon. Godfather of Visual Kei. Entrepreneur. Former vocalist of COLOR. Producer.
Eir Aoi
Eir Aoi
Music
Since her major label debut in October 2011 with single "Memoria," the hits know no end, with "Innocence," "Sirius," "Ignite," and "Lapis Lazuli" among Eir Aoi's many popular tracks.
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Erect Sawaru
CreatorsIndustry Appearances
All the way from Tokyo, Project-H brings you Erect Sawaru, author and artist of PANDRA series, which has also spawned an anime of the same name produced by Pink Pineapple.
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Erica Mendez
Voice Actors
Erica is best known for her roles as Ryuko in KILL la KILL, Gon in HunterxHunter (2011), Aladdin in Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, Yuuki Konno in Sword Art Online II, Sailor Uranus in Sailor Moon, and Nico Yazawa in Love Live!
FLOW
FLOW
Music
With twin vocals and strong, catchy melodies, FLOW is a 5 man rock band that can be heard in a number of anime opening themes such as Naruto, Code Geass, Eureka Seven, and Seven Deadly Sins.
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Garnet Runestar
Cosplay Senpai
Garnet Runestar hoards fabric like a dragon and loves Zelda more than some people love their family. She enjoys making ball gowns and wearing to many sparkly things.
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Hamo
CreatorsIndustry Appearances
Project-H is proud to present Hamo, illustrator and doujin artist! Hamo comes from Saitama; his work has been serialized in Manga Time Kirara.
HappiLeeErin
HappiLeeErin
Personalities
Erin is an anime & manga YouTuber who discusses anime through reviews and vlogs! She also hosts a weekly podcast called MangaPod Book Club.
DJ HEAVYGRINDER
HEAVYGRINDER
Music
DJ HEAVYGRINDER is known for a unique blend of metal, electronica, and Japanese rock-pop, along with stunning anime-inspired visuals.
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Hiroshi Ogawa
CreatorsIndustry Appearances
Director of STAR OCEAN: INTEGRITY and FAITHLESSNESS. Ogawa previously worked as a designer for Star Ocean: The Second Story and Star Ocean: Till the End of Time.
Jam Project
JAM Project
Music
JAM Project was launched in year 2000 by powerful singers representing the anisong industry. With a desire to create unique theme songs for anime series, JAM Project has released more than 100 songs to date.
Joshua Hart is the costume designer, fashion designer, model, and commissioner behind J.Hart Design, a brand which he has created to showcase his award-winning work, as well as, to foster knowledge, creativity, and inspiration among the cosplay and fashion communities.
Joshua Hart
Cosplay Senpai
Joshua Hart is the costume designer, fashion designer, model, and commissioner behind J.Hart Design, a brand which he has created to showcase his award-winning work, as well as, to foster knowledge, creativity, and inspiration among the cosplay and fashion communities.
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Junichi Suwabe
Voice Actors
Junichi Suwabe has an extensive list of credits, with many lead roles including Worick in GANGSTA., Dandy in Space Dandy, Keigo Atobe in The Prince of Tennis, Daiki Aomine in Kuroko's Basketball, and Archer in Fate/stay night.
Junnyan
Junnyan
Fashion
Harajuku Colorful Decora Boy. Organizer of Harajuku Fashion Walk and HarajukuKids.com
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Justin Briner
Industry AppearancesVoice Actors
Justin can be heard as Qwenthur in Heavy Object, Mikaela in Seraph of the End, and Alfonso in GARO The Animation.
JYUNYA
JYUNYA
CreatorsIndustry Appearances
JYUNYA is the director of Touhou Genso Wanderer and the representative for the development team on this highly anticipated title.
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Kazue Kato
Creators
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Kazuya Tsurumaki
Creators
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Keiji Inafune
CreatorsIndustry Appearances
Keiji Inafune is the CEO/Conceptor at comcept. His company's flagship title Mighty No. 9 releases on June 21st 2016!
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Kenji Horikawa
Industry AppearancesProducers
Founder/CEO & producer of animation studio P.A.WORKS. Produced shows: Charlotte, SHIROBAKO, Angel Beats!, and Kuromukuro, soon on Netflix.
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Corgi Cosplay
Cosplay Senpai
Kiba is a Corgi that loves making new friends and cosplaying! He also works as a service dog for Nicole!
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Koji Igarashi
Creators
Co-Founder and Producer at ArtPlay, Inc. Koji Igarashi is the Producer and Scenario Writer for "Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night."
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Koki Yoshimune
CreatorsIndustry Appearances
Yoshimune is the CEO of the PC video game company âge. He is best known for creating Kimi ga Nozomu Eien and the Muv-Luv series.
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Kotaro Uchikoshi
Creators
Director at Spike Chunsoft Co., Ltd. Creator of Zero Escape adventure game trilogy and writer for the Punch Line anime and visual novel Ever17: The Out of Infinity.
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Lauren Landa
Voice Actors
Within the world behind the mic, she is most known for roles such as the ninja beauty, Kasumi in Dead or Alive 5, Sailor Neptune in the new Sailor Moon, and many more.
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Lia
Music
Luna Haruna
Luna Haruna
Music
Luna Haruna is an up-and-coming AniSong artist in Japan known for performing theme songs for Fate/Zero, Sword Art Online, Monogatari, and Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend.
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Luna Tsukigami/Lunatic Joker
CreatorsIndustry Appearances
Luna Tsukigami (aka Lunatic Joker) is a Japanese illustrator and manga artist whose works have been featured in a variety of magazines and publications.
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Mai Yoneyama
Creators
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Maidreamin
Personalities
Three of the most loved maids from top Maid Café restaurant in Akihabara, Maidreamin, will play host at Anime Expo!
Makoto Furukawa
Makoto Furukawa
Voice Actors
Voice actor Makoto Furukawa's notable roles include Saitama in One Punch Man, Hiroto Suwa in orange , Yutaro Kindaichi in Haikyu!!, Kamito Kazehaya in Blade Dance of Elementalers, and Ookurikara in online game Touken Ranbu.
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Makoto Shinkai
CreatorsIndustry Appearances
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Mary Elizabeth McGlynn
Voice Actors
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn is a voice over actress, writer, singer and director. She has played numerous roles such as Major Motoko Kusanagi, Kurenai from Naruto, Julia from Cowboy Bebop, and more.
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Masahiko Minami
Industry AppearancesProducers
President/Producer at BONES Inc., Minami is known for producing Cowboy Bebop, Fullmetal Alchemist, Psalm of Planets Eureka SeveN, Space Dandy, Snow White with the Red Hair, and many more.
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Masanori Miyake
Industry AppearancesProducers
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Masuo Ueda
Industry AppearancesProducers
Joined Aniplex Inc. in 2003. President of A-1 Pictures Inc. from 2010. Assigned as President of Aniplex in 2014, Chairman in 2016.
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Mayumi Shintani
Voice Actors
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Melissa Fahn
Voice Actors
Melissa Fahn has been a busy, versatile, and prolific voiceover artist since her big break as the voice of Betty Boop. She has voiced hundreds of characters in the world of animation.
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Michael Sinternikaas
Industry AppearancesVoice Actors
Owner and President of NYAV Post. Director and Audio Engineer. Voice Actor in both anime and cartoons.
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MICHI
Music
Anisong artist, MICHI, is best known for singing the theme songs for Rokka – Braves of the Six Flowers- and Dagashi Kashi.
Miles Jai
Miles Jai
Personalities
Miles Jai, whose channel is MilesJaiProductions, is a comedian on YouTube and is among one of the top subscribed LGBT-themed channels with over 500,000 subscribers.
Minami
Minami
Music
Minami is a singer/songwriiter known for her anime and game theme songs such as the opening of Kimi ga Nozomu Eien, opening of IS , and the ending of MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM AGE.
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momoMc
Personalities
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Nami Sano
CreatorsIndustry Appearances
Author of Haven’t You Heard? I’m Sakamoto will have her first ever overseas appearance at Anime Expo 2016!
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Nao Shirahane (DMYO)
Creators
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Naoshi Arakawa
Creators
Author of Your Lie in April, Naoshi Arakawa, will make his first overseas convention appearance at AX 2016.
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NaPaTa
CreatorsIndustry Appearances
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nbkz
CreatorsIndustry Appearances
As one of the founding members of minori, Nobukazu Sakai (nbkz) has been instrumental in molding a little known visual novel studio into one of the premier VN developers in the industry.
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Nobuyuki Takahashi
Producers
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OKAYADO
CreatorsIndustry Appearances
OKAYADO, creator of the New York Times bestseller, Monster Musume, is coming to Anime Expo 2016 for his first ever overseas appearance with BookWalker Global!
OLDCODEX
OLDCODEX
Music
With a unique combination of a vocalist and a painter, OLDCODEX takes in rock, loud, and dance music elements into their music while creating visuals mixed with art to please the eyes. They've done the theme songs for Kuroko's Basketball, Free!, and GODEATER.
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Queersplay
Cosplay Senpai
QueersPlay Cosplay was founded in 2014 to create safer spaces for the Queer and Transgender communities in convention culture.
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Reo Kurosu
Industry AppearancesProducers
Producer at NBCUniversal Entertainment Japan. Titles that he has produced include The Heroic Legend of Arslanand Berserk.
Robbie Daymond
Robbie Daymond
Voice Actors
Voice Artist. Actor. Performer. Undercover Nerd. SwaySway. Tuxedo Mask. Kurasame. Blake. Chen Zhen from Jingwu.... the best.
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Saitom
CreatorsIndustry Appearances
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Sakira
CreatorsIndustry Appearances
Juné Manga brings you SAKIRA, the creator of recently funded Kickstarter publications for Wild Boyfriend, Boyfriend In Heat, Sailor Men, and Don't Rub!!
Sandy Fox
Sandy Fox
Voice Actors
Sandy Fox is an American Actor, Voice Actor, Singer, Producer and Humanitarian. Her credits span both anime and American cartoons.
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Sayori
CreatorsIndustry Appearances
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Shigeo Hamashima
CreatorsIndustry Appearances
Shigeo Hamashima is a concept artist, graphic designer, and illustrator. She actively designs characters for an assortment of games that target a diverse range of audiences.
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Shigeto Koyama
CreatorsIndustry Appearances
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Shingo Natsume
Creators
Natsume directed many anime including Yojouhan Shinwa Taikei and theatrical film Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos. He is also the director of Hori-san to Miyamura-kun, Space Dandy, and, most recently, One Punch Man.
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Shoji Kawamori
Creators
Director/Creator Shoji Kawamori is best known for his mechanical design work for the original Transformers toys, Macross, Mobile Suit Gundam, and many more
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Shuichi Kobayashi
Industry AppearancesProducers
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Shunsuke Saito
Industry AppearancesProducers
Sphere
Sphere
Music
Sphere is a super girls unit composed of four voice actresses: Minako Kotobuki, Ayahi Takagaki, Haruka Tomatsu and Aki Toyosaki.
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Steff Von Schweetz
Cosplay Senpai
Cosplaying since 2003, Steff Von Schweetz is a self-taught cosplayer with nearly 200 costumes and several awards under her belt.  
Stella Chuu
Stella Chuu
Cosplay Senpai
Stella Chuu is an international cosplayer from New York. Her creative and quirky personality has led her to be featured on Kotaku, Nerdist, Mashable and more.
Stephanie Sheh
Stephanie Sheh
Voice Actors
Stephanie Sheh is best known for voicing Usagi Tsukino in Sailor Moon, Hinata in Naruto, Orihime in Bleach, Eureka in Eureka 7, Yui in K-on!, and Mikuru in Melancholy of Harui Suzumiya.
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Steve Blum
Voice Actors
Steve Blum is a voice actor, best known for his roles as Spike Spiegel in Cowboy Bebop, Mugen in Samurai Champloo, Amon in Legend of Korra, and many more.
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SUSHIO
Creators
T.M. Revolution
T.M. Revolution
Music
Singer and actor, T.M. Revolution is known for contributions of ending and opening themes to many notable anime and game series such as Rurouni Kenshin and the Mobile Suit Gundam SEED franchise
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Takumi Sano
CreatorsIndustry Appearances
Project-H brings you Takumi Sato, illustrator and doujin artist! Takumi Sato comes from Kanagawa and has made fighting games in an original Japanese game company.
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Tasha
Personalities
Tasha is the leader of top South Korean professional cosplay team, Spiral Cats who has been cosplaying since 1999 and introduced cosplay as a new method of advertising to the video game industry.
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Tatsuyuki Nagai
CreatorsIndustry Appearances
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TeddyLoid
Music
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Tetsuya Kakihara
Industry AppearancesVoice Actors
Born in Germany, Kakihara debuted as a voice actor in 2003. He is best known for portraying young male characters with a fiery personalities: Natsu in Fairy Tail, Simon in Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, and more.
Tomonori Ochikoshi
Tomonori Ochikoshi
Industry AppearancesProducers
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Tony Oliver
Voice Actors
Tony’s many voice acting credits include: Hoodwinked Too, The Muppet’s Wizard of Oz, Lupin in Lupin the 3rd, and Ulquiorra in Bleach.
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VAMPY BIT ME
Cosplay Senpai
Part of a costume/prop maker group, Team Mantium Designs, VAMPY BIT ME continues to keep pushing for creative freedom in all mediums and loves to teach everyone she can about the Otaku lifestyle.
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Wendee Lee
Voice Actors
Wendee Lee has over 300 credits as a voice actress in anime, video games, and live action.
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WindoftheStars
Cosplay Senpai
WindoftheStars is a veteran cosplayer of 11 years and is looking forward to sharing her creations & knowledge with you at AX 2016!
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Yasuo Miyakawa
Industry AppearancesProducers
President and CEO of SUNRISE Inc and BANDAI NAMCO Pictures Inc. Director of Gundam Global Challenge “Anime NEXT 100” Chairman
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Yo
Fashion
Yoko Ishida
Yoko Ishida
Music
Yoko Ishida is known for performing theme songs for anime shows such as Prétear, Ai Yori Aoshi, the Ah! My Goddess series and the Strike Witches series, as well as for having sung for the Para Para Max CD series
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Yoshitaka Amano
Creators
Amano is an artist, character designer, and illustrator best known for his creative work on the Final Fantasy series. 
Yu Mizokami
Yu Mizokami
CreatorsIndustry Appearances
Yu Mizokami works for Nippon Ichi Software and was the director and lead designer of the creepy cute isometric horror game Yomawari:
Yuro Kyoya
Yuro Kyoya
CreatorsIndustry Appearances
Yuro is the director of the highly anticipated shoot ‘em up fighter game Touhou Genso Rondo: Bullet Ballet, and a member of CUBETYPE, the studio behind the title!
ZUN
ZUN
CreatorsIndustry Appearances
ZUN is the founder and sole member of Team Shanghai Alice, and the man behind the extremely popular Touhou Project series.

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