Guests and Performers List

We are pleased to offer you the chance to meet the following Guest and Performers at Anime Central. Throughout the year, we’ll be updating this page with guests and performers coming to Anime Central 2019.

Information on our Guest Autograph Policy can be found on our Convention Policies page.

2019 Guests of Honor

2019 Guest Announcement: Sandy Fox

Sandy Fox is a voice actor, singer and producer. She is currently voicing Patty Fleur in "Tales of Vesperia", and ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Lex Lang

Lex Lang is a voice actor, voice director, and songwriter. He's most well-known in the anime realm for voicing a ...
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2019 Industry Guest Announcement: Kaiji Tang

An avid lover of gaming and all things food related, Kaiji Tang has been working as a voice actor in ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Stephanie Sheh

Stephanie Sheh is a voice actress, voice director, ADR writer, and casting director. She’s most well-known in the anime realm ...
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2019 Industry Guest Announcement: Darius Hambleton

Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to Darius Hambleton proudly sponsored by our friends at Japanime ...
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2019 Industry Guest Announcement: Jason Thompson

Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to Jason Thompson proudly sponsored by our friends at Japanime ...
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2019 Industry Guest Announcement: Eric Price

Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to Eric Price proudly sponsored by our friends at Japanime ...
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2019 Industry Guest Announcement: Brett Finnell

Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to Brett Finnell proudly sponsored by our friends at Japanime ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Ryoma Ebata

Ryoma Ebata, born in 1981, is the character designer and director of key animation for the Winter 2019 TV Anime ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Atsushi Nakayama

Atsushi Nakayama, born in 1974, is Assistant Director for the Winter 2019 TV Anime That Time I Got Reincarnated as ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Shuzilow.HA

Shuzilow.HA (also known as Shujirou Hamakawa) was born on July 7, 1966 in Kobe, Japan. From 1982 to 1989, he ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Marco d’Ambrosio

Marco d’Ambrosio is a composer, conductor, music producer, instrumentalist and sound designer. He has scored many award-winning films including the ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Miho Okasaki

Miho Okasaki is a voice actress who has held roles such as Rimuru from That Time I Got Reincarnated As ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Crispin Freeman

Crispin Freeman is a voice actor, director and script adaptor who's been portraying characters in animation and video games since ...
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2019 Guest Annoucement: Eric Vale

Eric Vale can eat an entire Quarter Pounder with Cheese in a single bite. He crossed the English Channel riding ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: TRUE

TRUE began her career as a singer with the single “anytime, anywhere” produced by Satoshi Shimano. In 2001, her third ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Sayaka Sasaki

Sayaka Sasaki is not only a singer, but also as a voice actor and actress. She debuted in 2010 with ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Asaka

Asaka is a Japanese singer with 5pb. Records. She was born in Japan but spent five years in Michigan at ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: ZAQ

ZAQ is a singer, songwriter and composer. She began playing piano from the age of 3, and graduated from a ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Justin Cook

Justin Cook is an American voice actor, producer, line producer, ADR Director and Engineer who works for anime series at ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Jerry Jewell

With almost 200 credits to his name, Jerry can be heard in a wide variety of shows. He’s probably best ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Helen McCarthy

If you don’t like the f-word, stay away from Helen McCarthy. A feminist from the cradle, she was brought up ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Caitlin Glass

A voice actress and ADR director, best known for the role of Winry Rockbell in Fullmetal Alchemist, Caitlin has been ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Natsumi Takamori

Natsumi Takamori is a Japanese voice actress, singer and narrator affiliated with Pro-Fit. You may best know her as the ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Christopher Wehkamp

Christopher Wehkamp brings characters to life in anime and video games for studios like FUNimation Entertainment, Sentai Filmworks, Big Fish ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: OPENWORLD

AWR Music Productions is proud to present a new video game music concert experience: OPENWORLD. Featuring exciting new arrangements of ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Tony Oliver

TONY OLIVER, who was named to IMDB’s top 20 all time Anime Voice Actors list, began his career as an ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Brittney Karbowski

Brittney Karbowski began voice acting right out of high school at ADV Films. She had so many great roles there ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Aya Suzaki

Aya Suzaki is a Japanese voice actress, singer, and narrator from Ishikawa prefecture. While a student at Tokyo Gakugei University, ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Takushi Koide

Takushi Koide is a highly anticipated and talented animator from Kinema Citrus. He has participated in the animations of Under ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Hiromitsu Iijima (IRMA LA DOUCE)

Hiromitsu Iijima is a music producer and director of music production company, IRMA LA DOUCE. He is responsible for a ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Kevin Penkin

Kevin Penkin is an Australian composer for Japanese anime and video games. Penkin is best known for composing the Crunchyroll ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Masayuki Kojima

Masayuki Kojima is an animation director with Kinema Citrus, and the director of Made in Abyss. Born in 1961, his ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Shiori Tani

Shiori Tani is the most anticipated female animator from Kinema Citrus. She has worked on Made in Abyss, Scorching Ping ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Hiroyuki Saita

Hiroyuki Saita is an animator and character designer with Kinema Citrus. Born in 1988, Mr. Saita is from Yokohama, Kanagawa ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Takao Abo

Takao Abo is the director of The Rising of the Shield Hero and Norn9 for Kinema Citrus. Formerly with Tiger ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Muneki Ogasawara – Kinema Citrus CEO

Muneki Ogasawara is the CEO of the animation studio Kinema Citrus. Born in 1970, Mr. Ogasawara’s long career in animation ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Tomohiro Furukawa

Tomohiro Furukawa is an animation director and staff member from Kinema Citrus. Born in 1981, Mr. Furukawa began his career ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Mai Nakahara

Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to Mai Nakahara as a 2019 Guest of Honor! Mai ...
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2019 Guest Announcement: Kenichi Sonoda

Please give a warm welcome to Kenichi Sonoda as he returns to Chicago for the World Premiere of Episode 0 ...
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2019 Performers

2019 Performer Announcement: Samurai Dan and Jillian

Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to Samurai Dan and Jillian as a 2019 Performers! He's ...
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2019 Performer Announcement: Oriana Perón

Oriana Perón has been a cosplayer since 2006, when she first attended Anime Central, and a Drag Queen since 2013! ...
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2019 Special Entertainers

2019 Special Entertainer: Eric Maruscak

Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to Eric Maruscak as a 2019 Special Entertainer! Eric Maruscak ...
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