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

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

Event: Super Shopping Sunday

Dealers Room and Artists Markets open to the general public for free!

After a successful Shopping Happy Hour from PMX18, this year, we are launching Super Shopping Sunday! Come support our local Glendale/Pasadena/Burbank artists and anime merchants at the Exhibit Hall on Sunday where our Dealers Room and Artists Market will be open to the general public for free.

*Super Shopping Sunday participants will not get admission to the other parts of PMX.

  • Date
  • Sunday, Nov 10
  • Time
  • 10AM – 6PM
  • Location
  • Exhibit Hall

Cosplay Featured Guest: Tara Azarian

Tara Cosplay (Tara-Nicole Azarian in real life) is the energetic, quirky content creator, actress, disabled model, host and cosplayer. She is a series regular on the new TV show “Crazy” where she plays ADDIE (a disabled character). She is known for her unique combination of girl-next-door sex appeal and brains! She is well known in the cosplay community as the Pin-up cosplayer with a cheeky sense of humor. Her Instagram feed always provides a good dose of eye candy and clever puns.

Tara is a strong advocate of the movement: ANYONE can cosplay. As a person with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (heart condition), Degenerative Disc Disease, Arthritis in her spine, Lupus, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, Fibromyalgia, Asthma and Scoliosis, she understands the challenges and rewards of being a cosplayer with disabilities. She is living proof that cosplay can help transport a person to a place where they feel stronger and more empowered, like the superhero they are portraying. Cosplay has helped her come to peace with living with her disabilities.

At San Diego Comic Con 2018 she was won a Cosplay Creator Award from the SYFY Network for her gender-bend Elvis Presley Cosplay! Receiving this award is one of her favorite cosplay moments!

Come and meet Tara at her table at Artists Market all day Saturday, November 9th or during her Panel on Sunday.

Panel: Sunday, November 10
  • Time
  • 12PM – 1PM
  • Panel
  • “Cosplay Modeling With a Disability”
    hosted by published, disabled, cosplay model Tara Cosplay.
  • Location
  • Live Programming 1 (Glendale Ballroom 1-3)

Way of the Stick and Blade: Tournament of Filipino Martial Arts

Pacific Media Expo (PMX) will once again be hosting Way of the Stick and Blade: Tournament of Filipino Martial Arts.

This premiere Filipino Martial Arts event will be held on Sunday, November 10, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Glendale Hilton in conjunction with the rest of PMX’s events for that weekend. This is the only tournament where you can witness the Filipino Martial Arts of Esgrima, Kali, and Arnis in a fast paced and highly competitive sport format.

All pre-registered competitors will receive a pass for all the Expo’s activities starting Saturday, November 9, 2019. Saturday will be host to several martial arts workshops such as Jeet Kune Do, Sayaw Ng Kamatayan (Filipino Kickboxing), and Karate.

  • Date
  • Sunday, Nov 10
  • Time
  • 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Location
  • Courtyard, Lower Level
Wish 107.5 Bus

Wish 107.5 Bus

Wish 107.5 is an all-hits FM radio station in the Philippines. When it first hit the airwaves in August 2014, it promised to grant your fervent wish of making your radio more than a typical music-box-on-air.

Wish 107.5 unveiled the first and the only Mobile Radio Booth in the Philippines, now known as the WISH 107.5 Bus. Equipped with state-of-the-art broadcast facilities, it took the traditional radio experience beyond the four-walled booth as it brought music right where most of the listening public are — streets, roads, and parks.

With the capabilities it offers, the Wish 107.5 Bus is on the right track in leaving an indelible mark in the music scene. The desire to bring this concept to more audience fuels the station to continue embarking on a journey that would forever change the course of music and radio broadcast history of the Philippines and the World, transforming itself from being a local FM station to becoming a sought-after WISHclusive gateway to the world.

  • Date
  • Saturday, Nov 9
  • Sunday, Nov 10
  • Time
  • 3PM – 9PM
  • 3PM – 9PM
  • Location
  • Outside Terrace
  • Outside Terrace