PMX Masquerade Winners

PMX Masquerade Winners! Thank you so much for a wonderful show. All the participants and costumes were amazing, and we really enjoyed entertaining you at PMX 2019! Many thanks to our staff, the tech crew running the lights and sound, and to our fabulous Judges!

Best in Show: Second Star Cosplay
Sailor Jupiter from Sailor Myu Musicals

Best Craftsmanship: Vania
Vania from GranBlue Fantasy

Best Performance: KUROFUNE
Dream Festival!

Judge’s Award: Princess Jellyfish

Judge’s Award: Azayaka Cosplay
Zephyrmon from Digimon

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PMX2019 Schedule is Now Up!

After much anticipation, the Official PMX2019 Schedule is up! We’ve worked hard to bring you this year’s lineup so we hope you enjoy!

This years events include:


  • National Pocky Day at PMX! Every attendee gets free Pocky compliments of Glico!
  • Free Movies Passes to Studio Movie Grill for the first 100 members to pick up their badges!
  • PMX Partners with Purist Group’s Annual Toy Drive, so bring a toy to donate and give back to the community!


  • Tara Azarian (Featured cosplay guest, Actress on TV show “Crazy”, content creator, and host) 
  • Masquerade Cosplay Contest
  • Cosplay Speed Dating
  • Cosplay Chess
  • Cosplay Talent Show 


  • This House of Waifu Panel and workshop by by wheredawaifu
  • Diversity in the Industry by Morenx En Cosplay
  • Indigenous Filipino Tattoos by Philip and Mel Orpilla (from Tatak ng Apat na Alon)
  • Lightspeed Saber League : lightsaber workshop
  • Piano covers from idols such as iDOLM@STER, Love Live, BanG Dream, etc. by Zeta Flare P
  • Live Artists Demo Booth all weekend

Martial Arts Programming:

  • Jeet Kune Do workshop with Sifu Mike Rivas
  • Yaw Yan, Sayaw ng Kamatayan (Dance of Death) workshop with Mister Jordan Labuyo 
  • Shorin Ryu Karate workshop with Sensei William Christopher Ford
  • The Way of the Stick and Blade – A Filipino Martial Arts Tournament


  • Filipino Music Artists Concert Session featuring HBOM, Morgan Ashley, Robin Nievera, Bagyo, and DJ Piru
  • K-Pop Dance Showcase
  • PMX Dance Party with Cosplay Happy Hour


  • Tabletop RPGs Panel for Newbies by Saving Throw
  • Tabletop Gaming Room with Various tabletop RPGs hosted by Saving Throw
  • PMX Smash Ultimate Tournament
  • LAN Gaming Room hosted by San Diego LAN


  • Artists Market
  • Dealer’s Room
  • Swap Meet (flea market style)
  • Our New Dealer/Artist Happy Hour! (Last hour of each day is open to the public for free)


  • Tomodachi Ni Natte! The Friendship Panel!
  • Sports Anime 101 – Fan Panel
  • Comedy Hour presented by RONIN-EXPO (18+)
  • Where Da Waifu Wars!? By wheredawaifu (18+) Panel and Workshop
  • Shimanto Newspaper Bag – Fan Workshop
  • Vacationing in Japan: What to Know Before You Go
  • KendAma & Skilltoys by Ronin SKW
  • And much more!

Continue to check out the PMX2019 Schedule for more to come:

Concert: Filipino Music Artists in the USA Presented by WISH USA

This year, be a part of something new and Hip at PMX2019. WISH USA brings us a special 3-hour session filled with hip hop, r&b, and indie music during WISH USA’s Stopover Session at PMX2019, showcasing various art forms of music by Filipino Music Artists:

  • HBOM
  • Morgan Ashley
  • Robin Nievera
  • Bagyo
  • DJ Piru

So HOP on over and enjoy the show ♥

The concert is free for convention badge holders and $10 at the door for non-badge holders.

  • Date
  • Saturday, Nov 9
  • Time
  • 7PM – 10PM
  • Location
  • Main Events

PMX 2019 K-pop Dance Showcase

PMX Presents it’s first ever K-pop Dance Showcase.

You’ve heard of it, you’ve seen it on TV, but have you seen it danced?  Come check out some clubs and crews who can bring it to the dance stage.

  • Date
  • Sunday, Nov 10
  • Time
  • 1PM – 2PM
  • Location
  • Main Events

Artists Market Presents: Live Demo Booth!

This year, Pacific Media Expo is proud to announce our first Artists Market Live Demo Booth. From hand drawn illustrations to creating chainmaille by hand, we give you 5 different artists demo their craft in front of a live audience. Come visit this first time ever event at the Exhibits Hall!

Featured Artists

  • Date
  • Saturday, Nov 9
  • Sunday, Nov 10
  • Time
  • 5:30PM – 6:30PM
  • 1:30PM – 3PM
  • Location
  • Exhibit Hall
  • Exhibit Hall

  • Date
  • Saturday, Nov 9
  • Time
  • 3:30PM – 5PM
  • Location
  • Exhibit Hall

  • Date
  • Saturday, Nov 9
  • Sunday, Nov 10
  • Time
  • 12:30PM – 1:30PM
  • 12PM – 1PM
  • Location
  • Exhibit Hall
  • Exhibit Hall

  • Date
  • Saturday, Nov 9
  • Sunday, Nov 10
  • Time
  • 2PM – 3PM
  • 10:30AM – 11:30AM
  • Location
  • Exhibit Hall
  • Exhibit Hall

Cosplay Talent Show Signups are Open!

Alright, ya’ll! The time has come for talented Cosplayers to compete! Sing, dance, or recreate famous anime scenes; the audience will be your judge!

Sign ups open today, so click here to show us what you’ve got!

  • Date
  • Sunday, Nov 10
  • Time
  • 10AM – 12PM
  • Location
  • TBD

Event: Smash Ultimate Tournament

This year, PMX2019 is proud to host Smash Ultimate Tournament.

The tournament is a casual-competitive for Super Smash Bros Ultimate for the Switch. Attendees are locked in mortal combat and given the opportunity to showcase their skills against others to determine who is the best.

Casual setups will be present and this tournament is a BYOC (Bring Your Own Controller). Sign ups are at the door starting at 10AM.

* A Badge is needed for the event. Don’t forget to use the discount code “PMX19FB” to get 50% off your membership!

  • Event
  • Registration
  • Tournament
  • Time
  • 10AM – 12PM
  • 12:30PM – 6PM
  • Location
  • LP3
  • LP3

Win the 2019 Masquerade!

Hey all!

You know you want to win a trophy and a cash prize!

We run a fun show with knowledgeable judges and our fantastic veteran staff. We welcome new cosplayers wanting to try out competition for the first time as well as experienced competitors. We promise you will get to watch the show and cheer on your friends. Come have a great time and win some wonderful prizes!

All you have to do is sign up for PMX’s Cosplay Contest taking place on Saturday, November 9! Sign up here!

Click here for more information!

Cash prizes and categories include:
Judge’s Award: $100
Performance Award: $250
Craftsmanship Award: $250
Best in Show: $500

Plus the winners of this year’s Masquerade will receive PMX 2019 trophies! Don’t miss out on this great opportunity!

To enter, visit our Cosplay Page and register today!