Anime Festival Orlando Announces Guest Line-up for AFO 15

 

Anime Festival Orlando is proud to announce the guest lineup for its fifteenth annual convention, taking place July 25 – July 27 at the Wyndham Orlando Resort on International Drive!

Hot off the tremendous announcement of the cast of Sailor Moon, Anime Festival Orlando will have Stephanie Sheh, the voice of Sailor Moon; Christina Vee, the voice of Sailor Mars; and Lucien Dodge, the voice of Zoicite.

Stephanie Sheh, in addition to voicing Sailor Moon, plays Hinata Hyuga in Naruto and Orihime Inoue in Bleach. Christina Vee has played Mio Akiyama in K-On! and Homura Akemi in Puella Magi Madoka Magica. Lucien Dodge has played Cyan Pile in Accel World and Waver Velvet in Fate/Zero.

Also appearing at Anime Festival Orlando 15 will be Sean Schemmel, Kari Wahlgren, Erica Mendez, and Michael Sinterniklaas.

Sean Schemmel is the prolific voice of Son Goku in Dragon Ball Z, one of the most iconic anime series of all time. Sean also plays Lucario in Pokémon and the upcoming Super Smash Bros games for Nintendo 3DS and WiiU.

Kari Wahlgren is famous for her portrayal of Haruko Haruhara in FLCL, as well as Blue Rose in Tiger & Bunnyand Fuu in Samurai Champloo. Erica Mendez stars as Ryuko Matoi in the sensational Kill La Kill and voices Aladdin in Magi: The Kingdom of Magic.

Michael Sinterniklaas has directed the English-language versions of hit anime such as Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn, the Berserk films, BakumanSlayers Revolution, and Giant Robo. Michael is also popular for his roles as Xellos in Slayers, Kenji Koiso in Summer Wars, and Dean Venture in The Venture Bros.

In addition to meeting industry guests, fans at Anime Festival Orlando can enjoy the Game Show Theater, fan panels, dance parties, anime music video and costume contests, the Café Peko Peko maid café, and a unique interactive convention experience called Rocket Rangers of Orlandia: The Great Khaz Rush.

The convention staff and volunteers are looking forward to another great year with all the fans who helped build a great a fan community, from fans who have been with the convention from the beginning to those who will get their first taste of an anime con this year.

About Anime Festival Orlando: Since its inception in 2000, Anime Festival Orlando has earned the title of “Florida’s Favorite Anime Convention,” as well as being voted one of the “Top 10 Things To Do In Orlando” by DK Publishing’s Travel Guide. Ticket prices at the door are only $55.00 for an adult 3-day membership badge, $30.00 for a Friday or Sunday-Only wristband and $35.00 for a Saturday-Only wristband. For more information about Anime Festival Orlando, please visit http://www.animefestivalorlando.com/ and like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/animefestivalorlando

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Kent Ward was created from the combination of anime, classic videogames, and pro wrestling. His obsession with crazy cartoons from Japan led to the founding of Propeller Anime, a prominent anime club in Orlando, FL. Kent also runs Ongaku Overdrive, a music festival dedicated to all sorts of music inspired by anime, videogames, and all things geeky. You can follow him on twitter @FistoftheMFK.

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