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2018 Guest Announcement: Erica Mendez

Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to Erica Mendez as a 2018 Guest of Honor! Chicago native Erica Mendez is longtime anime and video game fan turned voice actress. She has been fortunate to play some fan-favorite characters, including: Ryuko in KILL la KILL, Gon in Hunter x Hunter, Aladdin in Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, Yuuki in Sword Art Online II, Sailor Uranus in the new Viz Media dub of Sailor Moon, Akko in Little Witch…

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2018 Guest Announcement: Tony Oliver

Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to Tony Oliver as a 2018 Guest of Honor! TONY OLIVER, who was named to IMDB’s top 20 all time Anime Voice Actors list, began his career as an actor on stage and camera performing in several feature films and dozens of plays. He found success as a voice over artist, lending his voice to one of the first foreign made animated features to receive wide US release (“The Sea Prince and the Fire…

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2018 Guest Announcement: Mitsuo Iso

Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to Mitsuo Iso as a 2018 Guest of Honor! Mitsuo Iso is a Japanese a freelance animator, director, and screenwriter.  He was enrolled at Studio Ghibli from 1990 to 1992, where he worked on key animation for films including Ocean Waves (Umi ga Kikoeru), Only Yesterday, and Porco Rosso.  Additionally, he worked on the key animation of several iconic anime television series, including Gundam 0080, Neon Genesis Evangelion (co-writer of episode…

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Project B.B Concept Art Revealed

We are happy to unveil concept art for Kenichi Sonoda’s upcoming Project B.B trailer short, which will be premiering at Anime Central this year. Project B.B aims to be a crossover/unification between Kenichi Sonoda’s action works such as Gunsmith Cats and Riding Bean. Check out the pictures for a glimpse of what’s to come!                

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2018 Industry Announcement: Bluefin

Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to Bluefin as a 2018 Industry Partner! Bluefin is a leading North American master distributor of toys, collectibles, novelty and hobby products.  Bluefin’s extensive catalog is highlighted by a diverse range of high quality, officially licensed products from leading brands and manufacturers from Japan, Hong Kong and the U.S.  Bluefin’s expertise on pop culture as well as consumer trends reinforces close relationships with manufacturers and client brands to help shape…

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