News / Headlines / Concert / Event

 Anime Expo and Mnet Collaborates to Produce First K-Pop Cosplay at KCON

By Staff Writer | September 20, 2012 05:22 PM EDT

 Anime Expo and Mnet Collaborates to Produce First K-Pop Cosplay at KCON
(Photo : .)

Mnet and Anime Expo is collaborating to create a K-Pop costly masquerade at KCON for the first time with the large scale convention dedicated to the hottest entertainment issues coming along in Asia.

Like Us on Facebook

Marc Perez, CEO of Anime Expo and the Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation said that there is a growth in popularity of K-pop in J-pop and anime fans and it is natural that anime convention will be working with KCON to create a better partnership.

At KCON that will be held at Irvine, California, staffs will be looking thoroughly at the cosplay outfits that represent singers such as Girls' Generation, Psy, and Big Bang, to pick out the best outfit. A Masquerade, with the selected top individuals, will show the performances on the stage. Special guest will join the judging panel. 
Ted Kim, acting president and CEO of Mnet, said "We are happy to be working with Anime Expo. We look forward to co-creating one of their signature events with a K-Pop look, and giving fans a chance to be involved in an experience to not only meet their idols but also be one of them."

Anime Expo will be co-marketing partner for KCON, promoting together with Mnet. They will collaborate to bring better K-Pop act to 2013 Anime Expo, strengthening the newly formed partnership. 

Tagged :  KCON 2012, K-Pop, Mnet


Editorial 11.26.15 | 10:02AM EST

K-Pop Mixtape: Songs Expressing Thanks

For this year's Thanksgving celebration, here are some K-pop songs all fans can be thankful for.

Buzz 11.26.15 | 09:57AM EST

G-Dragon And IU Chosen As GQ Korea's 2015 People Of The Year

The Big Bang leader was one of the magazine's Men of the Year, while the songstress was the sole Woman of the Year.

Editorial 11.26.15 | 10:29AM EST

Countdown To MAMA 2015: Best Dance Performances

Take a listen to the 2015 MAMA nominees in the 3 categories bearing the title of Best Dance Performance.

Comeback / Teaser / Music Video 11.26.15 | 10:14AM EST

miss A's Suzy Bae Appears In New Duet With Taiwanese Singer Show Lo [VIDEO]

Suzy not only sang but also acted in the music video for "Together In Love" for the top Taiwanese star's latest release.

KpopStarz Is Looking For Enthusiastic Entertainment Contributors Reach Millions On The Web.
Real Time Analytics