Take a look at the photos from the 2nd Annual ANIME IMPULSE 2017, as well as international cosplayer Ely Cosplay…
There were many surprises as voice actors Gaku Space and Christian Howard were there and the guest of Honor was Danny Choo!
From the masterminds behind Ktown Night Market and OC Block Party, and the Eat Show along with producers of Hello Drama PR, have come together to present the Anime x Video Games Tour at the Asian American Expo held at the Pomona Fairplex. It all went down earlier this year (January 14th-15th). The event at the Asian American Expo is the largest Lunar New Year celebration in America.
Attendees will be able to shop through original artist works, handmade vendor goods, and watch entertainment: panels, music performances, fashion runway shows, and an Itasha Car Show by some of the anime community’s biggest influencers’.
Ely Cosplay is making her first U.S. appearance at Anime Impulse. She is one of the Top 25 cosplayers on WorldCosplay and has over 270,000 followers on social media.
Ely rose to fame in Taiwan and East Asia due to her poignantly beautiful and accurate portrayal of Sakuya from the Touhou series. Gaku Space is an actor and voice actor most known as Genji in Overwatch and Gouki in Street Fighter.
Traveling around the U.S. , Gaku stopped in L.A. and decided to pursue acting. In his 10 years of acting, he has done numerous performances ranging from How I Met Your Mother, Overwatch and more. Christian Howard is an actor and voice actor best known as Ken Masters in Street Figther.
Howard worked as a fight choreographer on films such as Dragon Crusaders and the Bollywood film Force and doubled for lead actor John Abraham. Howard had worked as assistant fight choreographer and doubled for idol Jean-Claude Van Damme on U.F.O. Danny Choo is a culture blogger best known for his company Mirai Inc. and its mascot Mirai Suenaga. Danny Choo is the host of the Japanese TV show Culture Japan where Danny travels through Japan teaching the audience about Japanese culture. These talented legends will make Anime Impulse even more successful.