Stacking up a jam-packed weekend with its JAM Concert and IwaOi guesting, Cosplay Mania 2019 is adding more guest appearances to its itinerary! The latest guests to grace the event are the voices behind famous characters from classic and modern anime fandom.
The first seiyuu landing in the Philippines this year is a veteran in the industry, and has been in the voice acting career since 1996. Motoko Kumai, a CLAMP seiyuu alum, is well known for her role as Li Syaoran from Card Captor Sakura (including the Clear Card arc), Sumomo from Chobits, Nataku from X/1999. Other roles include Sukamon from Digimon Adventure, and Kaoru Koganei from Flame of Recca.
The second seiyuu is Rumi Ookubo, who began her voice acting career in 2009. She’s known for her role as Astolfo and Elizabeth Bathory from the Fate anime and game franchise (Fate/Apocrypha, and Fate/Extra). Her other notable roles include Cure Muse from Suite PreCure, Tsumiki Miniwa from Acchi Kocchi, Nona from Death Parade, and Chinatsu Yoshikawa from YuruYuri.
Cosplay Mania 2019 will happen on September 28-29, 2019 at the SMX Convention Center. Find out more about the ticket prices here. And purchase your passes online via SM Tickets. For more updates, check out the official Cosplay Mania Facebook page.