Pacific Media Expo 2013 Announces Cosplay Special Events

LOS ANGELES, CA -- For its 10th year, Pacific Media Expo (PMX) expands its cosplay program to now offer in addition to Masquerade, Iron Cosplay, Cosplay Gatherings, and the popular Kigurumi Pajama Party, the new Cosplay, Etc, Hall Cosplay, and Cosplay Lounge.

PMX Masquerade is the annual costume contest where attendees see an extravaganza of amazing costumes, great skits, and special performances. Join emcee Danny “Dboy” Gonzales as he guides us through the show and introduces the official halftime performers, Angel Hearts and Takeriya Samurai Mikarin and Hagi. PMX Masquerade will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2013, at 7:30 PM. The online pre-registration deadline is November 5th so be sure to submit your entries before then. At-con registration is available on Friday 12 PM to 8 PM, and Saturday 9 AM to 12 PM.

Join us for the 2nd annual Iron Cosplay, the costume version of Project Runway! Gather your friends and test your creative and construction skills as we we give you the materials and the time frame. The winner takes home PMX 2014 complimentary badges and $100 in cash. Space is limited so be sure to sign up soon!

PMX 2013 will also host several Cosplay Gatherings throughout the weekend. Attendees can plan their own gathering for their favorite series, or find an existing gathering to join up with. Please visit the PMX Cosplay on facebook at and the Facebook event page at for schedules and more information.

Do you have a Kigurumi, a fun hoodie, onesie or PJs? then the Annual PMX Kigurumi Pajama Party is where you want to be. Join us on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, from 10:00 PM - 12:00 AM for pictures, games, and lots of fun. All attendees are welcome and Kigurumi/hoodies not mandatory but extremely encouraged!

To ensure that all attendees to PMX 2013 have an optimal experience, we are enacting new policies regarding Cosplaying in the Halls. Please review our Hall Cosplay page for information on Cosplaying in Public areas, Cosplay Red Zones, and Green Zones, which are Cosplay friendly areas.

Be sure to visit our Cosplay Lounge, where all cosplayers, even non-masquerade participants, are welcome.

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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 2013 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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