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Anime Pops Up 2023 Welcomes Guest Lineup and Announces Programing

Come November 10-12 2023, get ready for an unforgettable weekend of anime, cosplay, and pop culture as Anime Pops Up comes to the Hyatt Deerfield from November 10th to 12th, 2023. Anime Pops Up (https://www.animepopsup.com/) is proud to announce its guest lineup and programing to make the event even more spectacular!

Corina Boettger

Corina Boettger, an incredible voice actor best known for their roles as Paimon in Genshin Impact, Tatsumaki in One Punch Man, Mizuki in Ai: The Somnium Files, and Somali in Somali & the Forest Spirit, will be gracing Anime Pops Up with their presence. With a career spanning over 20 years, Corina has made their mark in the entertainment industry, working in theater, movies, and TV shows! Despite their early diagnosis of Crohn’s disease, Corina’s resilience and passion have made them a role model for those with autoimmune disorders. They are a talented voice actor and an avid video game enthusiast.

Jackie Lastra

Joining the lineup is professional actress and singer Jackie Lastra, known for her remarkable work in Genshin Impact, Pokemon Masters, The Rising of the Shield Hero, The Promised Neverland, Hunter x Hunter, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, and many other beloved series. Jackie’s journey in the entertainment industry began on stage and film, but her lifelong love for anime naturally led her to a career behind the microphone, where she brings characters to life with her incredible voice acting talent.

Carlos Ferro

Prepare to be enthralled by the voice acting legend Carlos Ferro, recognized for his roles in award-winning and best-selling video games like GEARS OF WAR 1-5 as the voice of COG soldier Dom Santiago, Michael Corleone in THE GODFATHER II, and Leonardo da Vinci in ASSASSIN’S CREED 2, ASSASSIN’S CREED BROTHERHOOD, and ASSASSIN’S CREED ASCENDANCE. Carlos has contributed his voice to iconic franchises such as SHENMUE III, FINAL FANTASY, BEWARE THE BATMAN, SCOOBY-DOO, and many more. Anime fans will also know him as the sinister Thomas Waltham from GOLGO 13: QUEEN BEE!

Tim Seeley

Anime Pops Up is thrilled to welcome Tim Seeley, a writer-slash-artist renowned for his work on various comic book series, including G.I JOE, HALLOWEEN, WILDCATS, and EXSANGUINE. Tim’s writing prowess extends to NY TIMES bestselling titles like HACK/SLASH, NIGHTWING, BATMAN ETERNAL, MONEY SHOT, and the critically acclaimed REVIVAL. He has also contributed his expertise to consultation work for Cacao Barry, artist Hebru Brantley, and Dreamworks Animation. As an adjunct professor at Columbia College Chicago, Tim shares his knowledge and passion for the industry with the next generation of creators. When he’s not immersed in the world of comics, Tim resides in Chicago, Illinois, surrounded by his treasured 80s action figure collection.

Cosplay Extravaganza: Celebrating Anime in Style

Anime Pops Up is creating a vibrant cosplay community, and we’re taking it to the next level! Join us for the Cosplay Extravaganza, where seasoned pros and newcomers alike can shine. We will have workshops, photo shoots, and of course a contest!

Cosplay Contest Hosted by Krazy Kats and League of Enchantment Chicago

Are you ready to showcase your cosplay skills and take center stage at Anime Pops Up’s? Look no further than the Cosplay Contest hosted by the one and only Krazy Kats! Join them for an exclusive “A Judge’s Guide to Cosplay Competitions” prep panel to gain valuable insights before hitting the stage. The contest is your chance to strut your stuff and dazzle the audience with your transformation. Plus, The League of Enchantment Chicago joins in the celebration, spreading joy and making dreams come true through cosplay.

Diverse Panel Lineup Featuring Guests of Honor

Explore a wide range of panels featuring our esteemed Guests of Honor. Dive into discussions, Q&A sessions, and insights into the world of anime, voice acting, and pop culture. It’s your chance to interact with some of the brightest stars in the industry.

Anime-Themed Live Show by Con Artists Entertainment

Prepare for an immersive anime-themed live show brought to you by Con Artists Entertainment! Get ready to be entertained by an unforgettable performance that will transport you into the world of your favorite anime series.

Anime-Themed LARPs: Dive into the Action

Experience the thrill of live-action role-playing games (LARPs) with an anime twist! Dive into action-packed adventures, solve mysteries, and embark on epic quests that will leave you on the edge of your seat.

Karaoke: Unleash Your Inner Idol

Join us for Friday Night Karaoke, where you can unleash your inner idol and belt out your favorite anime tunes. It’s a judgment-free zone, where everyone’s a star for the night. Whether you’re a seasoned performer or a first-time karaoke-goer, you’ll find an audience that appreciates and supports your passion.

Daytime and Nighttime Trivia: Test Your Anime Knowledge

Challenge your anime knowledge with our Daytime and Nighttime Trivia events. Whether you’re an early riser or a night owl, we’ve got thrilling trivia showdowns that will challenge your expertise and bring out the anime aficionado in you. Fantastic prizes await the champions!

Blind Taste Test: A Flavor-Filled Adventure

Get ready for a taste sensation like no other at the Blind Taste Test! Three daring contestants, blindfolded for an extra layer of excitement, will dive into a sea of delectable Japanese snacks. Can they identify the snack and its flavor? If they succeed, it’s a snack avalanche for the entire audience. But if they slip up, expect some hilarious consequences in true Japanese Game Show style.

Join US

Don’t miss this electrifying weekend of anime, cosplay, and pop culture at Anime Pops Up 2023. Join us at the Hyatt Deerfield from November 10th to 12th for an unforgettable experience that celebrates all things anime.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit Anime Pops Up Website.

About Anime Pops Up:

Anime Pops Up is a one-weekend-only anime convention that brings together anime fans, cosplayers, artists, and creators for a celebration of Japanese pop culture. With a diverse range of activities, panels, and special guests, Anime Pops Up offers a unique and immersive experience for all attendees.

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Company Name: Anime Pops Up
Contact Person: Dakota Partington, Marketing Liason
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Phone: (847) 945-3400
Address:1750 Lake Cook Rd
City: Deerfield
State: IL 60015
Country: United States
Website: https://www.animepopsup.com/


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