ChibiTifa Guest Judge


ChibiTifa is a cosplayer & seamstress from Maryland who's been in the hobby for over fifteen years. She's made a vast array of costumes and has been a cosplay craftsmanship judge and guest at several conventions all over the country. As part of Team Stellar Rose, she was chosen to represent the US as Team USA 2021 at the World Cosplay Summit.

Chiki Cosplay Guest Judge

Chiki Cosplay

Meet Chiki, a North Carolina based cosplayer. Her work focuses on clean craftsmanship with a habit of going a bit overboard with trim and details. Chiki's personal motto for costuming: "if you think it's too much, add more." She works full-time as a portrait photographer but when she's not at work Chiki loves creating new costumes, using them for charity work and judging costume contests at conventions.

DJ Taylor Senpai

Chris Cardwell, better known by his stage name DJ TaylorSenpai, started his professional DJ career in the year 2010. Chris developed an ear for music at a young age. DjTaylorSenpai has established himself to be a very innovative and determined DJ playing genres of music from hip/hop, soca, anime opening songs, go-go, more. DjTaylorsenpai learned the importance of versatility and being able to cater to any crowd. DjTaylorsenpai has performed at major conventions, events and afterparties solo and alongside SonicBoomBox.

Kimberly Anne Campbell

Originally from the Bronx, New York, Kimberley Anne Campbell is a voice over talent specializing in character voices for animated and interactive media. She can be heard in the anime 86 as the voice of Frederica Rosenfort, Argo in the new Sword Art Online Progressive movies, the titular character Nagatoro in Don't Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro!  as well as Nahida/Lesser Lord Kusanali in the popular online game Genshin Impact.

Melpool Cosplay Guest Judge

Melpool Cosplay

Mel is a cosplayer, content creator, gamer, and esports caster from the Washington DC Metro Area. He has been cosplaying for over 10 years and is known for big armor builds and foam and 3D-printed props. He has cosplayed from various anime, comic, and video gaming series such as Halo, Mass Effect, DC Comics, and Nintendo. Mel has recently expanded his cosplay skills to include sewing, electronics, and makeup to create intricate cosplays that incorporate multiple disciplines and skills. He has won awards in several different cosplay contests, and has even won MarioKart tournaments! Mel is excited to share his experience and knowledge with Miryokucon!

Find him on Instagram, TikTok, Twitter and Facebook!

Pixel Pop

Established on January 1, 2019 in the DC Metro area, Pixel Pop is a gaming-themed maid café where you are the Hero. They've popped up at various events around the Mid-Atlantic region, and they're so excited to join Miryokucon this fall! Need to restore your HP after a long day of roaming the dealers' room? Then come enjoy delicious treats, live performances and fun games with the maids! Pixel Pop Maid Café is a unique, family-friendly experience that is guaranteed to leave you with a smile (and a few stat boosts)!

If you're new to the idea of a maid café, don't worry; the Pixel Pop maids will be hosting an informative panel all about maid cafes on Friday evening of the con.

Quick Save

As Baltimore's freshest video game band, Quick Save is here to deliver games, grooves and good vibes directly to you. These nerds had already been jamming together for a while, and in 2021 decided to form Quick Save! Their unique blend of screaming guitars, thick bass lines, a surprising amount of synthesizer - all with a horn line in the mix - means they can provide you with the most funked-up renditions of your favorite video game tunes possible. From nostalgic classics to newfound favorites, there's something for everyone at their shows.

Super Art Fight

Created in 2008 in Baltimore, Maryland by artists Jamie Noguchi and Nick DiFabbio, Super Art Fight has grown over the past decade into an absolutely can't miss live event, mixing elements of pro-wrestling styled storytelling and character work, live art, and improvised humor.

To date, Super Art Fight has produced hundreds of live events, including shows across the United States and into Canada; appearances at such big conventions as Otakon, Anime  Expo, MAGFest, and Awesome Con; features in the pages of The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun, and Wired; and regular engagements at such legendary rock-and-roll venues as
Baltimore's Ottobar and Washington DC's The Black Cat.