Cosplayers get your outfits ready because the Cosplay Expo Las Vegas is happening in this December 2022, this is going to be a 3-day event from December 9-11, 2022.
The cosplay event will take place in CAESARS FORUM in Las Vegas, with over 150,000 square feet of space for the guest stars and show hosts with two cosplay Panels, one Main Stage, and a workshop.
The expo will also hold areas for vendors, artists, autograph signing, photo booths, and a gaming zone.
There are plenty of things to look forward to at the Cosplay Expo, Cosplay Expo website did mention there will be 100s of vendors selling rare collectibles, and panels showcasing the most popular anime, video games, and cosplays.
Special Cosplay Guests
The Cosplay Expo will also host plenty of amazing western cosplayers with unique talents. And these aren’t just mere cosplay enthusiasts, these cosplayers are known for their massive following and their long-term contribution to the cosplay community.
Here is a list of the few special cosplay guests that’ll attend the event.
- Social: animiaofficial
Ani-Mia is an amazing cosplayer known for her erotic anime and gaming cosplays, with over 200k followers on her Instagram.
Other than being a cosplayer, Ani-Mia is a cosplay writer for Otaku USA magazine with a massive subscription of over 350,000 users.
- Social: yayahan
Yaya Han is a fantastic cosplayer known for cosplaying some of the most popular female characters of 2022 including Yor Forger from Spy x Family and Lucy from Cyberpunk Edgerunners.
Another interesting fact about Yaya Han is that she creates her own cosplay outfits, and she occasionally posts her creation videos on her YouTube channel.
- Social: tinechan
Up next is the iconic Tine Marie Riis famous for her cosplayers of the most popular and OG anime and game characters. Tine has been cosplaying since 2009 and her journey has led her to become the queen of OG cosplayers.
She’s also a lifelong gamer and often cosplays as modern anime characters including Lara Croft and Leona from League of Legends.
- Social: _dpiddy
Here is the man himself, the iconic Deadpool cosplayer who knows how to spice up a cosplay convention with his hilarious antics. Most popularly known for his cosplays as Deadpool and Kakashi Hatake from Naruto.
D-Piddy has over 100k followers on Instagram and over 3 million followers on Tiktok. Make sure you attend the event because you don’t want to miss him.
Music & Entertainment Guests
The cosplay Expo didn’t hold back when it came to entertainment hosts. The event will be live with some of the most popular anime entertainers in the community including streamers, TV hosts, DJs, dance performers, rappers, and let’s not forget J-rock artists.
Here is the list of some entertainers who’ll be there.
- Social: justjaremi
Jaremi is the perfect choice to be a host at Cosplay Expo 2022. He’s a twitch streamer, singer, and transformation artist.
He’s made appearances all over the US and abroad from New York Comic Con to Anime Blues. Fan Fusion San-Diego, Japan Weekend, and many more.
He’s the host of his show called as Cossplay. Jaremi often cosplays his favorite anime characters including Sukuna from Jujutsu Kaisen and Gyutaro.
Bryce Case Jr.
Bryce is the de facto leader of the hacking the planet movement with his rap music since 1999. He’s a DJ and a performer who knows how to rock a party.
He’s been known for his takedown of several government websites since he was underage. He is now a major supporter of network neutrality.
- Social: blackros3band
A Cosplay Expo can’t be complete without anime music. Blackros3 is a duo band from Las Vegas that specialized in creating anime cover music.
The duo creates exciting instrumental versions of popular anime music mixed with incredible guitar solos.
Actor & Voice-Over Guests
The Cosplay Expo will also have quite a few popular voice-acting celebrities. They are all famous for their work in some of the popular anime series.
Here is the list of some voice actors that will be attending the Cosplay Expo Las Vegas 2022.
Katelyn is without a talented voice actor. She’s famous for voicing supporting characters in popular anime series. Such as Chiaki Ogaki from Laid-Back Camp, Ryuko Tatsuma from My Hero Academia, and the favorite goddess of destruction, Valkyrie from Cautious Hero.
Bryson is an incredible voice actor known for voicing soft-spoken and loud characters in a variety of insanely popular anime series as Shoyo Hinata from Haikyuu!, Bell Cranel from Danmachi and Yu Izumi from Shikimori’s not Just a Cute.
Sarah Wiedenheft may as well steal my heart with her voice, known for voicing Tohru from Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid. She is also famous for voicing Suika from Dr. Stone, Takagi from Takagi-San, and most recently, Power from Chainsaw Man.
Sarah knows how to steal the spotlight from the main characters.
Some people always complain about Greg Ayres’s voice being too annoying or squeaky to voice the main character, but they couldn’t be more wrong.
Greg Ayres is an amazing voice actor who brings depth and emotion to every character he voices, his popular characters include Sorata Kanda from Pet Girl of Sakurasou, Nagisa Hazuki from Free! and Yu Nishinoya from Haikyuu!
The Cosplay Expo Las Vegas will allow cosplayers to compete in a competition, there will be 4 tiers to the competition, separating inexperienced cosplayers from the masters.
- Inexperienced: This is the first tier for inexperienced cosplayers who have never won or even compete in a cosplay competition.
- Experienced: This tier is for competitive cosplayers, only people who have ever won a competition are allowed to compete.
- Master: The Master tier is for the champions. People who have mastered the art of cosplay and won multiple cosplay awards.
- Performance: There will also be a performance competition. The judges will judge the fans on their performance, script, and acting.
Artist & Vendors Exhibition
Hundreds of vendors will fill the cosplay Expo . It allows the artists to sell their original artwork and merchandise. If you’re an artist wanting to sell your unique items, the price of an alley table is 135.99$.
Any dealers selling their rare collectibles and valuable merchandise will be available on all 3 days of the expo.
Grab Your Tickets Early
Early bird gets the tickets on sale. You can buy the tickets to access the anime convention for just 35.95$ if you purchase those before November 9th. Any purchase made after the deadline will cost 39.95$.
One day pass is sold separately for just 19.95$, all sales are final, and any purchase made is non-refundable.
Frequently Asked Questions
The COSPLAY EXPO will take place from December 9-11 at the CAESARS FORUM in Las Vegas.
Everyone can cosplay at Anime Expo regardless of age, ethnicity, religion etc.
Creating an anime cosplay can be expensive.
Fans of anime should be glad as the incredible cosplayers are on their way to entertain us. Get ready to witness some amazing cosplays. For more anime updates, stay tuned!