Come learn about Asian Culture at Pacific Media Expo this weekend, November 9-10 at the Glendale Hilton!

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PMX brings the cutting edge of Asian entertainment to America, whether it is the newest anime from Japan, the hottest bands from the Pacific Rim, the latest street fashion from Harajuku, or the most disturbing horror films from Asia. PMX seeks to create an entertainment community for artists, industry, and their fans.

Pacific Media Expo 2019 takes place this weekend, November 9-10, 2019, at the Glendale Hilton. We've got a great lineup this year for you all, including (but not limited to):


  • Tara Azarian (Featured cosplay guest, Actress on TV show “Crazy”, content creator, and host)
  • Masquerade Cosplay Contest
  • Cosplay Speed Dating
  • Cosplay Chess
  • Cosplay Talent Show


  • This House of Waifu Panel and workshop by by wheredawaifu
  • Diversity in the Industry by Morenx En Cosplay
  • Indigenous Filipino Tattoos by Philip and Mel Orpilla (from Tatak ng Apat na Alon)
  • Lightspeed Saber League : lightsaber workshop
  • Piano covers from idols such as iDOLM@STER, Love Live, BanG Dream, etc. by Zeta Flare P

Martial Arts Programming:

  • Jeet Kune Do workshop with Sifu Mike Rivas
  • Yaw Yan, Sayaw ng Kamatayan (Dance of Death) workshop with Mister Jordan Labuyo
  • Shorin Ryu Karate workshop with Sensei William Christopher Ford
  • The Way of the Stick and Blade - A Filipino Martial Arts Tournament


  • Filipino Music Artists Concert Session featuring HBOM, Morgan Ashley, Robin Nievera, Bagyo, and DJ Piru
  • WISH PANEL Music Channel Industry Panel featuring DJ Robin Nievera of WISH USA, DJ RockyRock from Black Eyed Peas, Mark “Bagyo” Ho
  • K-Pop Dance Showcase
  • PMX Dance Party with Cosplay Happy Hour


  • Tabletop RPGs Panel for Newbies by Saving Throw
  • Tabletop Gaming Room with Various tabletop RPGs hosted by Saving Throw
  • PMX Smash Ultimate Tournament
  • LAN Gaming Room hosted by San Diego LAN


  • Artists Market
  • Dealer’s Room
  • Swap Meet (flea market style)
  • Our New Dealer/Artist Happy Hour! (Last hour of each day is open to the public for free)


  • Tomodachi Ni Natte! The Friendship Panel!
  • Sports Anime 101 - Fan Panel
  • Comedy Hour presented by RONIN-EXPO (18+)
  • Where Da Waifu Wars!? By wheredawaifu (18+) Panel and Workshop
  • Shimanto Newspaper Bag - Fan Workshop
  • Vacationing in Japan: What to Know Before You Go
  • KendAma & Skilltoys by Ronin SKW
  • Live Artists Demo Booth all weekend
  • And much more!

Continue to check out the PMX2019 Schedule for more to come:

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About Pacific Media Expo:
As America's first major media trade show dedicated primarily to Asian-Pacific popular culture and entertainment, Pacific Media Expo (PMX) is a distinguished industry event sponsored by the Pacific Media Association. PMX strives to create an eclectic community where artists, industry, and fans can freely experience and express the very best of Asian-Pacific popular culture.

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