FanimeCon regulars and cosplay enthusiast will be delight to learn that Aicosu has been announced as a Guest of Honor at FanimeCon 2017.
Aicosu are the cosplay duo of Sheila Santa Maria and Sylar Warren who have been cosplaying for over nine years. They have designed over 100 outfits and have attended 50 conventions while also being a regular at FanimeCon. Besides hosting a few panels and hanging out in the Artist Alley, the duo will also be MC’s for the Cosplay Masquerade.
They will be joining Kanae Ito (Japanese voice actress for Yui in Sword Art Online), Hideo Ishikawa (Japanese voice actor for Itachi Uchiha in Naruto), Chris Carson (the voice of Mr. Popo and Tien Shinhan in Dragon Ball Z) Lauren Landa (the voice of Sailor Neptune in Sailor Moon), Doug Walker (The Nostalgia Critic), professional cosplayer Linda Le and acclaimed anime scholar Gilles Poitras.
FanimeCon 2017 will be from May 26 until May 29 at the San Jose Convention Center along with the surrounding locations. Tickets are now available for purchase and 8Bit/Digi will be there for the weekend.