RWBY Guests Announced for Anime Festival Orlando 2017

Yesterday, Anime Festival Orlando announced that they would have guests from Rooster Teeth’s hit animated series, RWBY. Announced were RWBY voice actresses Barbara Dunkelman and Arryn Zech, as well as RWBY character designer and illustrator Einlee.

Barbara is the voice of Yang Xiao and does marketing for Rooster Teeth, and Arryn is known for her role as Blake Belladonna. The stars of RWBY join the AFO guest lineup that features Josh Keaton, Caitlin Glass, Reuben Langdon, Power Ranger guests Robert Axelrod, Katrina Devine, and Melody Perkins, and Japanese musical guests SANA and Kazha.

Also at the convention will be a dealer room, artist alley, cosplay events, fan panels, game shows, industry guests, live music, dancing, workshops, and their feature event, Tales of Orlandia. AFO also has it’s own collectible card game, Warriors of Orlandia, which will have a new card set for this year.

Anime Festival Orlando is Florida’s longest running anime convention and will be taking place June 9th to June 11th at the Wyndham Orlando Resort on International Drive. You can still pre-register and reserve your hotel at their website,


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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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