Rin Rin is a model, YouTuber, and influencer active in the Harajuku scene. She is known for modeling for the lolita brand, Angelic Pretty. She also regularly appears in magazines such as Japan Up!, KERA!, Gothic Lolita Bible, and Alice Deco, as well as TV shows like NHK Kawaii International. She actively promotes Japanese fashion by doing tea parties, fashion shows, and concerts worldwide including several cities in Japan, several cities in the US, Canada, France, Hong Kong, Mexico, The Netherlands, and Taiwan. Her goal is to share Harajuku fashion to the world. Her new YouTube channel features makeup and styling tutorials as well as a peek into her life in the Harajuku scene. She's also among WWD Japan's fashion influencers.
Erica Lindbeck is a North Carolina native who has spent the last decade training in theatre, film, improvisation and voice acting. She finished her undergraduate degree at UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and Television last June and jumped right into the voice over world. She is thrilled to play the roles of Nori of the Sleeping Knights in Sword Art Online II, Yuki Kaizuka in Aldnoah Zero, Kaede Makidera in Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works, Ibara Naruse in Coppelion, Gyokuen Ren in Magi: The Kingdom of Magic, and Kotoko Utsugi in Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls to name a few.
Cupcake Cosplayis the combined talents of Breathlessaire and Starlighhoney. Together they have grown and expanded their talents which took them to represent the United States in the World Cosplay Summit in 2013 in Nagoya, Japan and earn the prestigious Brother Award and placed second in the world competition.
The dynamic duo started cosplaying in 2006 after falling in love with Sailor Moon and wanting to make costumes from the show. Having met and discover their obvious connection was all it took to form a friendship..
We are pleased to welcome FAYLAN to Nekocon as our Saturday concert main act!
FAYLAN is a Japanese singer from the Saitama prefecture. Her debut single was in 2009 with Lantis Records and it was the opening theme of CANAAN – “mind as Judgement”. Many of her songs were used as themes for various anime series including: Carnival Phantasm, Samurai Girls, Future Diary, Mobile Suit Gundam AGE, Fruit of Grisaia, Qwaser of Stigmata, Aesthetica of a Rogue Hero and BlazBlue Alter Memory.
Erica Mendez is best known for her roles as Ryuko Matoi in "KILL la KILL" and Aladdin in "Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic". Other animation credits include Akari Sakishima in "A Lull in the Sea", Fu Inubozaki in "Yuki Yuna is a Hero", Reika Nishimura in the VIZ Media re-dub of "Sailor Moon", Mametchi in the "Tamagotchi Friends" webisodes, various characters in "Blood Lad", and Cloud E. Sky in the one-hour animated special "Lalaloopsy Girls: Welcome to L.A.L.A Prep School".