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CQ Anime Itinerary: Your anime-centric guide to CONQuest Festival 2023

For anime fans and enthusiasts out there, here’s a quick rundown of the places and people you shouldn’t miss at CONQuest 2023.


By: Nicole S. Castro on May 31, 2023 at 10:00 PHT

The much-awaited "everything convention" CONQuest Festival is fast approaching this June 2-4, 2023, in Pasay City, and you can bet there’s going to be a ton of anime-related activities!


So for the many anime enthusiasts going to CONQuest, here’s a quick rundown of some of the places and people you shouldn’t miss.


Anime Content Creators

Two of the most popular anime-related guests coming to CONQuest 2023 are Akidearest and Joey The Anime Man on Day 1 at the Anime Luncheon stage segment.


Akidearest is a Filipino-American YouTuber who is best known for discussing anime, manga, otaku culture and Japanese-related content on her YouTube channel. Meanwhile, Joey is a Japanese-Australian YouTuber, voice actor, songwriter, and podcaster.


Voice actors, Cosplayers

Aside from meeting anime content creators, you can get autographs and merchandise of many popular voice actors and cosplayers too!


Below are some of the guests who will be having their own dedicated booths. Don't miss out on their limited edition merch!


The voice actor guests include:

  • Adam McArthur is an American actor based in Los Angeles, California. He is the voice behind Yuji Itadori (Jujutsu Kaisen), Chifuyu Matsuno (Tokyo Revengers), and Marco Diaz (Star vs. the Forces of Evil).

  • Anne Yatco is a Filipino-American voice actress. She is the voice behind Raiden Shogun (Genshin Impact) and Nobara Kugisaki (Jujutsu Kaisen).

  • Cory Yee is a Chinese-American voice actor who is best known for his roles as Gorou (Genshin Impact), The Beholder (To Your Eternity), and Hermes (Record of Ragnarok).

  • Khoi Dao is an American voice actor famous for his work in anime and video games. He is best known for voicing Albedo (Genshin Impact), Tetsuya Kuroko (Kuroko no Basket), and Rei Kiriyama (3-gatsu no Lion).

  • Laura Stahl is an American voice actress and voice director. She is popular for voicing Barbara and Xinyan (Genshin Impact) as well as Alear (Fire Emblem Engage).

  • Ratana is the voice behind Yae Miko (Genshin Impact), Leonie (Fire Emblem Warriors), and several characters in Trese.

  • Sean Chiplock is an American voice actor known for his performances as Diluc (Genshin Impact), Subraru (Re:Zero), and Draken (Tokyo Revengers).

  • Vanille Velasquez is a Filipino voice actress. She is best known as the voice of Neon (Valorant) and Zeri (League of Legends).

We also have a ton of famous cosplayers such as Ashe Dream, Byoru, and Charess (just to name a few!). For a full list of the cosplayer guests and their social media, check out the CONQuest guests roster.


Community Panel

For the con-goers who want to learn about cosplay, comics, and many more, below is a handy schedule for all three days!

Cosplay Events

There will be lots of guest cosplayers but you can be a star too through the cosplay events and win awesome prizes.

CONQuest Cosplay Showdown

Get your cosplay ready and prepare for an ultimate showdown! Awards: Cosplay Showdown Top 1-3, Best Mihoyo Cosplay, Best Riot Games Cosplay, Best Quintella Cosplay, Best Prop, Best Low Costplay, and Best Casual Cosplay.


Globe Telecom's Causeplay Event

A cosplay with a cause by Globe. You can earn donations for a cause via Globe rewards and your Reward points converted to cash! For more details, pre-register now via https://bit.ly/GlobeCauseplay


Anime Merchandise and Activities

We're very sure that you won't get away with CONQuest without any anime merch! QuestMarket returns with your favorite artists. Start working on that wishlist by buying collectibles and merch such as plushies, prints, shirts, stickers, and more!


Other events

For all the events lined up at CONQuest (anime-related and more), check out the CQ Activities page.


Tickets

Get your CONQuest tickets at https://www.conquestph.com/tickets


Doors open at 10:00 am for all three days. Click here for the event FAQs.



Source:

CONQuest 2023 official press release and media kit

CONQuest 2023 official website and official Facebook

 

NICOLE S. CASTRO

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Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a full-time Japanese Translator/Interpreter in the tech industry. She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.



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