Coming up this August 11 - 13 in Edmonton Alberta.
Animethon is the longest running anime convention in Canada! We are a convention run by fans for fans! We are excited to help our community grow in Japanese pop culture as well as video game enthusiasts! We have numerous North American as well as international guests coming to our event, concerts, dances, and over 100 live programming events!
Guests attending this year include:
Baozi & Hana- Baozi, the handsome prop-making fanatic and Hana, the adorable make-up wizard! As two of the most popular male cosplayers from China, Baozi & Hana have amassed a legion of fans around the world. Both Baozi and Hana have been featured in many cosplay magazines and are both frequent guests and judges for anime conventions and cosplay competition globally. representative work, FREE, Ten Count, Yuri on ice.
Instagram: moemoebaohan, moemoebaozi, moemoehana
Josh Grelle- The voice of Armin in Attack on Titan, Yuri in Yuri on Ice, Tyrian in RWBY, Zen in Snow White with the Red Hair, Kuranosuke in Princess Jellyfish, Toyohisa in Drifters, Sadao Maou in The Devil is a Part-Timer and more!
Max Mittelman- Well known for his roles as Saitama in One-Punch Man, Leo in Fire Emblem: Fates, Ryuji in Persona 5, Plagg in Miraculous Ladybug, Kousei in Your Lie in April, Ein in Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans + more!
Micah Solusod- He has voiced Soul Evans in Soul Eater, Kakeru Naruse in Orange, Yuri Plisetsky in Yuri!!! On Ice, Arata Kaizaki in ReLIFE, , Yuichiro Hyakuya in Seraph of the End, Yukine in Noragami, Midnight in Fairy Tail, teen Coby in One Piece, Wisely in D.Gray-Man Hallow, Tagoma in Dragonball Z Resurrection ‘F’, Mizuki in Kamisama Kiss, older Ame in Wolf Children, Su-Won in Yona of the Dawn, Bea in Space Dandy, Seido Takizawa in Tokyo Ghoul. It's likely he's done more but who's counting
Ray Chase- Video game fans know him as the lead protagonist Noctis in the best-selling Final Fantasy XV and Edgar from Final Fantasy VI in World of Final Fantasy. Superhero fans know him as the voices of Jason Blood and Etrigan the Demon in the DC feature film Justice League Dark.
Robbie Daymond- After booking his first major Anime role in 2014 as Tuxedo Mask in “Sailor Moon”, he has had the opportunity to play several lead and supporting roles in Anime series such as; “One Punch Man”, “Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans” “Digimon Adventure tri.”, “Skip Beat”, “The Seven Deadly Sins”, “Naruto Shippuden”, “Tales of Zestiria the X”, “K” “Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works”, “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure”, “Sword Art Online 2”, “Magi the Adventures of Sinbad”, “Durararax2”, “Charlotte”, “Lupin the 3rd”, “Aldnoah Zero”, “Your Lie in April”, “Glitter Force”, “Rock Lee & His Ninja Pals”, & continues to reprise his role of Mamoru in “Sailor Moon Crystal”.
Mika Kobayashi- A piano-based singer and songwriter. She is a well respected vocalist, having contributed to multiple anime soundtracks. Some of her most recognizable songs include “Bios” from Guilty Crown, “Before My Body Is Dry” from Kill La Kill, as well as “Attack on Titan” and “Bauklötze” from Attack on Titan. Mika has also contributed to the Animes Gundam UC, Blue Exorcist, and Sengoku Basara.
The Sixth Lie- “Art is the most beautiful of all lies” – Based on the words of Debussy, the electro rock band “THE SIXTH LIE” hopes to create a lie so beautiful it can’t be sensed by the five senses alone. Originating from Tokyo this band seamlessly mixes airy atmospheric visual elements with a modern electronic dance rock sound to create an undeniably unique live experience.
TeddyLoid - Started his career as MIYAVI's DJ and Sound Producer by joining his world tour when he was only 18 years old. He also produced OST for the GAINAX anime "Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt" with ☆Taku Takahashi(m-flo). He has also had experience in units with Shibasaki Ko and DECO*27, he established galaxias!, he has also sound produced for Momoiro Clover Z "Neo STARGATE" and had a guest appearance in 2013 Seibu Dome Taikai. Furthermore, he has provided BGM to the anime "Mekakucity Actors". TeddyLoid has also produced vocaloid IA tracks and remixes, handled Hibiki Yoshizaki's "ME!ME!ME!" in "Anime(tor) Mihonichi", Square Enix's "Mugen∞Knights", and WRECKING CREW ORCHESTRA's, directed by Amon Miyamoto, new long production "SUPERLOSERZ SAVE THE EARTH".
The 404's- The 404s are an improv comedy troupe residing in the Canadian cities of Toronto, Calgary and Edmonton. Their special brand of nerdy improv has been performed at various Anime and Comic conventions across North America for over a decade. Each show is powered by the audience, as they take your suggestions to create scenes using their extensive nerdom knowledge off the top of their head. If you are looking for a lighthearted, laugh filled good time than look no further than a 404s Improv Comedy Show.
With such amazing guests Animethon 24 will be the best yet! Check out our website to Pre-register: http://animethon.org/index.php?387-registration
Sailor Candy Moderator
Animethon 2017 long over, look forward to the next one!