Are you an experienced model? Are you interested in being involved in an event at AX? If you are, then we want you! Apply to be a model for the Fashion Show at AX!

This is the first round of the model casting call; details about Fashion Show brand participants will be announced soon. Selected applicants will receive a complimentary 4-day badge to Anime Expo and an unforgettable experience.

If you want to apply to be a part of our volunteer team, here’s what you need to know:

We are currently looking for:

  • 13 female models (sizes 14-16)
    • Must be able to come in for a pre-con fitting at the SPJA office in Santa Ana. More information will be sent if you are chosen as a potential candidate. Final approval as a model for AX 2016 Fashion Show will be made after the fitting.
  • 3 female models (waist: 25”-32”)
  • 1 male model (waist: 28”-35”)

General Information:

  • You must be 18 years or older to apply.
  • You must be available on: Friday, July 1st at 10:30am – 12:30pm for model fittings and rehearsal; and on Saturday, July 2nd at 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm for hair, makeup, dress rehearsal, and the show itself.
    • We cannot make accommodations for anyone who cannot come to the Friday and Saturday rehearsal, so please do not apply if you cannot be on time.
  • Bring your own shoes to rehearsal and show day. We will give you details on what style of shoes to bring.
  • If you apply and model for us, we expect you to act in a professional manner with our guests, staff, and other models.
  • You will be changing clothes in front of other models, so please wear appropriate undergarments (neutral or nude color is preferred, especially for show day).
  • You will be required to provide your own food/snacks/drinks. Leaving the premises on show day is not permitted, so plan accordingly.

Application Tips:

  • Please provide clear, unedited photos. Head and body shots must be head-on, directly facing the camera.
  • Please provide size measurements in inches.
  • A link to a video showing your walk is suggested but not mandatory.
  • Social Media link (such as Instagram is helpful but not mandatory)


The deadline to apply for this round of models is June 3rd. There will be multiple rounds, with each one looking for different types of individuals. Please feel free to keep looking for updates and future postings. Interested individuals may apply to multiple casting calls if requirements are met.

Questions? Please email