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Guests of Honor

Pacific Media Expo will be hosting industry luminaries from both sides of the Pacific. These guests will be promoting their latest projects and conducting panesl to answer questions from their fans. In limited instances, they will be providing autographs as well. Please review our autograph policy.

Yasuhiro Nightow   Daisuke Moriyama
Character Design
Takahiro Yoshimatsu   Shino Masanori
T.M.Revolution   Nami Tamaki

Yasuhiro Nightow
Yasuhiro Nightow has confirmed as PMX's Manga Guest of Honor. Mr. Nightow is a veteran Japanese comic artist of nearly a decade, with works such as Samurai Spirits. He gained great popularity as the creator of the space western comic, Trigun, which has been adapted into a hit animated TV series. Mr. Nightow's comic, Trigun, has just been released in the United States by Dark Horse comics. Mr. Nightow is currently working on the GunGrave anime, scheduled to be released in May of 2004.
Takahiro Yoshimatsu
Takahiro Yoshimatsu has confirmed as PMX's Character Designer Guest of Honor. Mr. Yoshimatsu was the character designer for Jubei-Chan: The Ninja Girl, Trigun and Cyber Formula. He also served as the character designer and animation director for the popular Slayers Movie. Currently, Mr. Yoshimatsu is enjoying the success of his current work, the Ninja Scroll TV series.
T.M.Revolution has sold millions of albums in Japan and is taking the United States by storm. He has swept into American households with two title tracks from the hit anime series Mobile Suit Gundam Seed and Rurouni Kenshin (AKA Samurai X). INVOKE and Heart of Sword have already been huge hits in Japan.
Nami Tamaki
Nami Tamaki is the 15 year-old prodigy behind the hit opening theme song Believe from Mobile Suit Gundam Seed.
Shino Masanori
Pacific Media Expo is proud to announce the confirmation of Shino Masanori as our character designer Guest of Honor. Mr. Masanori is the character designer for GunGrave, the hot new series from Yasuhiro Nightow, soon to be released by Geneon Entertainment. Mr. Masanori has a long career, working on some of anime's most beloved titles. Mr. Masanori served as the mecha designer or art director on Hajime no Ippo, Gundam Wing (TV), Gundam Wing Endless Waltz (movie), Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz (OAV), The Heroic Legent of Arslan, Super Dimension Century Orguss, Banner of the Stars (TV), Banner of the Stars II (TV), Crest of the Stars (TV) and Brain Powered, Sol Bianca, and Virtua Fighter (TV).

Mr. Masanori has also worked on Inu Yasha, Aura Battler Dunbine, Heavy Armor L Gaim and Urusei Yatsura. He has also worked on video games and did the character designs for King of Fighters/Fatal Fury.
Daisuke Moriyama
Pacific Media Expo is proud to announce Daisuke Moriyama as its second Manga Artist Guest of Honor. Mr. Moriyama is the creator behind the critically acclaimed and widely popular Chrno Crusade manga, now being distributed by AD Vision Comics. The Chrno Crusade anime already has a strong fan following in the United States and is being produced in Japan by Gonzo Productions.


Keep watching our site for exciting guest announcements, or join our PMX Guests Forum and let us know who you would like to see.

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