Laura Post is a strong talent who can be heard as Big Barda and Circe in Justice League Action, Blizzard in One-Punch Man, Nozomi in Love Live, Mags (the leader of the Operators) in Fallout 4, as well as Ragyo in the wildly popular Kill La Kill. Laura has also voiced Ahri in League of Legends, Queen Aszhara in World of Warcraft, Tellu in Viz's recent redub of Sailor Moon, Okudera in Your Name, Ridget in Gargantia, Valentine in Skullgirls, Laura in The Evil Within, as well as many others. Laura offers panels that focus on acting technique, as well as a frank discussion on the business of voiceover and what to expect.
Kaiji Tang is the new voice of Guts in Berserk and Vegeta in Toonami Asia's broadcast of Dragonball Super. He can also be heard as Odin/Narcian in Fire Emblem Heroes, Munehisa Iwai in Persona 5, Archer in Fate Stay/Night: Unlimited Blade Works, which is a very popular series. He's also voiced Armored Gorilla in One-Punch Man, Big G in Doraemon, Owain in Fire Emblem, Faust in Guilty Gear, Jan Lee in Dead or Alive, and Tsumugu Kingase in Kill La Kill. He offers panel content focusing on the art of auditioning, as well as 18+ panels and a fun improv panel.
Michele Knotz is best known for being the voice of Jessie in Pokémon for more than a decade. She has also played Ogiue Chika in Genshiken, Chou'un in Ikki Tousen and Tomoe and Airi in Queen's Blade. In video games, she's Alisa Bosconovitch in Street Fighter X Tekken, Lilliel Saotome in The Guided Fate Paradox and the Pokémon Trainer in Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Michele hosts a great interactive Pokémon event with people who have 3DSs at the convention, as well as general Q&A and a handful of other ideas.
Darrel Guilbeau has a long career on camera and behind the mic, with his most notable anime roles including Mikado from Durarara!!, Hakuryu in Magi, and Amalmon in Blue Exorcist. Other popular roles include Souske Kawara in Samurai Champloo, Osamu in Paranoia Agent, Satoshi Hojo in Higurashi: When they Cry, Hikari in The Melody of Oblivion, Shinya Yanagasawa in The Prince of Tennis, and Sejuro in Zoids Genesis. In the video game world he recently voiced Yue Jin and Xu Shu in Dynasty Warriors 8. He has also voiced Viewtiful Joe in Marvel VS Capcom 3, Layle in Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal Bearers, Wylfred in Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume. He has also recently starred alongside Woody Harrelson in the upcoming film LBJ, directed by Rob Reiner. Darrel's main event is a Durarara!! interactive panel that gets fans and non-fans of the show involved, with lots of prizes on the line!.
Bob Bergen is perhaps best known for his work as Porky Pig, but his resume is vast and full of surprises. When it comes to animated and live action features, he can be heard in Minions, Wreck it Ralph, The Secret Life of Pets, Gremlins, Army of Darkness, Space Jam, The Lorax, Tangled, Tinker Bell, Spirited Away, Akira, Ponyo, A Bug’s Life, Iron Giant, The Emperor’s New Groove, Up, Sing, WALL-E, Trolls, Smurfs: The Lost Village. For 20 years he’s voiced Luke Skywalker in dozens of games as well as all three Robot Chicken: Star Wars specials. Series work includes Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Marvel's Avengers Assemble, The Garfield Show, Clarence, Mr. Pickles, Trip Tank, Curious George. 2017 marks his 27th year voicing Porky Pig. He currently stars as Porky and Tweety in the new series Wabbit: A Looney Tunes Production on Cartoon Network. Bob is one of the most in demand animation voice-over coaches in the business. He travels the country teaching his weekend animation voice-over workshop, and his Los Angeles class has a 3 year waitlist.
Danielle McRae is a voice actress who has appeared in such games as World of Warcraft as Hagara, Skullgirls as Painwheel, Remothered: Tormented Fathers as Rosemary Reed, Dead Island: Epidemic as Isis, League of Legends as Karma, and S-Sha in Megadimension Neptunia VII. Her work in Anime includes Orba in Magi: The Kingdom of Magic and Onderia in Gargantia. Danielle enjoys participating in convention videogame tournaments, as well as hosting an Introduction to Voice Acting panel.
Erika Harlacher has just recently been announced as the voice of Ann Takamaki in Persona 5. Erika also loaned her talents to Fallout 4 as Jewel, Gilda, and Sister Gwenith. In addition, Erika's velvety pipes have given voice to Princess Elizabeth in Seven Deadly Sins, Emi Igawa in Your Lie in April, Kyoko Kirigiri in Dangan Ronpa and its sequel, Mimori Tomo in Yuki Yuna is a Hero, Mako's Mother in Kill La Kill, Siune in Sword Art Online II, and Sadira in the new Xbox exclusive Killer Instinct. Erika offers Q&As relating specifically to the shows she's in, as well as a fun panel focusing on her husbando, Sora from Kingdom Hearts.
Martin "Littlekuriboh" Billany is an Internet talent known for his wildly popular YouTube show YuGiOh Abridged. With a channel that has over half a million subscribers, he has continued making content for over a decade, including a new show featuring satirical commentary on the world of professional wrestling, The Mark Remark. Upon moving to California, he shortly thereafter started a career in professional voiceover, with some of his bigger roles including Mim Mim in the British children's show Kate and Mim Mim, as well as roles in Tales of Zestiria, Bladestorm: Nightmare, K-On! The Movie, The Journey Down, and others. Martin offers Q&As and 18+ panels, as well as a silly voice contest.
Jeff Nimoy is an Emmy award-winning producer, director, and actor, best known for his work in Trigun as Wolfwood as well as his work voicing, adapting and directing Digimon: Digital Monsters, Digimon: The Movie, and the television sequel, Digimon: Revenge of Diaboromon. Jeff Nimoy also had the privilege of reprising his roles of Tentomon and Kabuterimon for Digimon: TRI!
Ben Diskin has been acting very nearly since the day he was born, with some of his notable early work being Eugene in Hey Arnold! as well as Numbah One and Numbah Two in Codename: Kids Next Door. However, his career has continued to develop across several mediums. When it comes to anime, he's worked as the adult version of Satoru Fujinuma in Aniplex's 2016 hit Erased, Joseph Joestar in the cult classic JoJo's Bizarre Adventure and Yata Misaki in K. He's also been notable characters in shows like Sailor Moon (Gurio Umino), Sword Art Online II (DeathGun), Naruto (Sai), and Kill La Kill (Takarada). Ben offers general Q&As as well as audition and acting panels.
Chris Bevins has directed, cast, produced, acted, and adapted scripts for nearly 200 anime series, movies and specials. Most known for his work as Japan in fangirl favorite Axis Powers Hetalia and Dhalsim in Street Fighter IV and V, Chris has also appeared in Dragon Ball Z, Tokyo Ghoul, Borderlands 2, Panty & Stocking, Fairy Tale, Fullmetal Alchemist, Soul Eater, and Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad. As far as directing, Chris has cast and directed Toonami's Michiko and Hatchin, Dragon Ball GT, Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope's Peak High School, Samurai 7, and Speed Grapher. Chris offers comprehensive panels on direction and adaptation, as well as others.
Erin Fitzgerald is a veritable veteran of videogame voiceover, beginning in Canada before moving down to Los Angeles. Her first major roles of note were May Kanker and Nazz in Ed, Edd & Eddy, but she can now be heard in Persona 4 as Chie, Persona 5 as Wakabe Isshiki, Skullgirls as Parasoul, Danganronpa as Genocide Jack and Junko, NieR: Automata as Beauvoir, Fire Emblem Heroes as Sanaki/Olwen, Dragon's Crown as the Sorceress, Hyperdimenion Neptunia as Noire and Blackheart, and Bravely Default as Agnes. She can also be heard as Bo in the popular children's show Storybots. Her resume is expansive and I'm sure her variety of roles would catch the eye of quite a few of your attendees. Some other notable properties she is in are Horizon: Zero Dawn, For Honor, Sailor Moon and Sailor Moon Crystal, Bleach, .hack//GU, Catherine, Dynasty Warriors, Ranma 1/2, K, and Knights of Sidonia. A reel of some of her popular video game characters can be found here.
Chris Cason has been in voiceover for decades, with one of his earliest, most recognizable roles being the original Mr. Popo in Dragon Ball Z, as well as Agent Shu. You may also recognize him as the voice of Gluttony in Fullmetal Alchemist and Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood, Tecchi in Sword Art Online II, Jack the Ripper in Soul Eater, the Holy Roman Empire in Axis Powers Hetalia, Hanai and Sigfried in School Rumble, Babbit in Kodocha, and Face McShooty in Borderlands II. He's also been the voice director on many a title, most recently Mob Psycho 100, One-Punch Man, Seven Deadly Sins (which he also narrated), and Gundam: Iron Blooded Orphans (where he also plays Dexter). Chris has also had the priviledge on working on a variety of videogames, giving voice to random ghouls and specters for Ghostbusters: The Video Game, as a contributing guitarist in Guitar Hero 3, Mega Man in Street Fighter X Tekken, and Tatsu in Xenoblade Chronicles X.
Ezra Weisz has been working as a director on localized projects for decades. Currently, he is working on the Nickelodeon hit The Miraculous Ladybug. His prior work as a casting and voiceover director includes Wakfu, Letters from Iwojima, Bobobo-Bo-Bo, Satoshi Kon's Paprika, and the Oscar nominated animated picture Waltz With Bashir. He is known for his work as a voice actor as well, with his work on Vampire Knight as Kaname Kuran, Gankutsuou as Franz D'epinay, as well as Akira, Bleach, Naruto, and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.
Marianne Miller is best known for her work as Mia on Lego Friends, but can also be heard in Sword Art Online as Recon, Fate/Zero as Young Kitistugu, Little Witch Academia: The Enchanted Parade as Amanda O'Neill, and Madoka Magica as Kyosuke Kamijo. Marianne offers a panel focusing on vocal technique, allowing participants to learn voice acting from a singing perspective. She also hosts a discussion regarding female and POC representation in media, and a fun fanfiction panel that requires participants to draw random characters, locations and scenarios and write a story in 30 minutes or less!
The born-and- raised-in- Los-Angeles- because-someone- had-to- be Rachel Robinson, known for villains, authority figures and various accented heavies, spans the spectrum of video games, animation, national commercials, promos and anime. She is perhaps best known for her role as Oerba Yun Fang in Final Fantasy XIII, XIII-2 and Lightning Returns. Other notable game roles include ADA in Fallout 4: Automatron, Vorazun in StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void, Holly Whyte in Bravely Default, Goetia in Xenoblade Chronicles X, and many others. In anime, she has voiced Zorin Blitz in Hellsing Ultimate, Megaria in Kaijudo, Kikyo in One Piece, Sakura Ohgami in Danganronpa: The Animation, Wendy in Black Butler: Book of Circus, Farangis in The Heroic Legend of Arslan, Joel in Gangsta., and dozens more. She is also an ADR script adapter, having written for Kamisama Kiss II, Show By Rock!!, Snow White with the Red Hair, and Escaflowne. She offers several panels including Women in Voice Acting, Heroes, Villains and Weirdos, and a focus on accents and dialects.