Anime Mid-Atlantic Announces Professional Japanese Cosplay Idol: Yunmao Ayakawa

Apr 20th 2006
Richmond, Virginia - April 20th, 2006 - Anime
Mid-Atlantic is proud to announce our newest guest of
honor, Professional Cosplay Idol: Yunmao Ayakawa

For the first time in the US, Professional Cosplay
Idol: Yunmao Ayakawa

Yunmao is a very popular professional Cosplay Model
from the Akihabara region of Tokyo, Japan. Known as a
Cosplay Idol” in Japan, Yunmao's abilities as an
accomplished designer, spokesperson and Race Queen
Idol in Japan has made her an authority on the subject
of Costume Play. She has appeared in many TV programs
both in Japan and overseas speaking about and
showcasing her skills. She was a regular in “Moete
Mucho” from Oct 2005 to March 2006 (TV Tokyo), a
spokesperson on “Japanorama” (BBC), and “Otaku,”
(Spain).

Yunmao's American debut will add to her many
appearances in Japanese magazines like “Flash,”
“Sabra,” “Arms magazine,” and “Position,” a magazine
in which she writes a monthly column. She was also
chosen as Race Queen for 2005 & 2006 for the Super
Taikyu race in Japan. Yunmao's popularity has also
made her a Top Idol download for Japanese cell phone
screensavers, games and even a “Dear Abby” style
advice service via cell phones.

Yunmao is also a sought after designer for costume's
used for Japanese TV show's, cosplayer's and race
queen models. She was commissioned to illustrate
characters for the Japanese Television program Moete
Mucho and also has a license to teach Art in schools
in Japan.

This is a great opportunity for all of you aspiring
cosplayers out there to meet and learn from a real
Japanese pro.

Anime Mid-Atlantic is a Regional Anime convention held
once a year in Richmond, Virginia in the month of
June. It has a growing attendance and is quickly
becoming one of the top anime conventions in the area.
It has a close working relationship with other
conventions such as Katsucon, Magfest, and Nekocon and
is expanding its programming to include Asian cultural
events.

Once again, Anime Mid-Atlantic is proud to announce
our newest guest of honor, Professional Cosplay Idol:
Yunmao Ayakawa

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