Otakon has announced that voice actress Anne Yatco will be a guest at their upcoming convention.
Yatco is a Filipino American actress and former Midwesterner who transitioned a childhood dream of being the voice of a Disney princess into the reality of being a working voice actor. Along the way, she got a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering, an MFA in acting, and had a career as a forensic scientist.
In anime, Yatco is the English voice of Nobara Kugisaki in Jujutsu Kaisen; Lola in The Hidden Dungeon Only I Can Enter; and Hamamoto in Penguin Highway. She also voiced various characters in High-Rise Invasion, BNA: Brand New Animal, DEVILMAN crybaby, Violet Evergarden, Forest of Piano, Lost Song, Ultramarine Magmell, Kuromukuro, ID-0, Knights of Sidonia, and Blame!
In video games, she is the voice of Kurumi in the upcoming Naraka Bladepoint; Eda and Solitaria in Epic Seven; Kainin in Onmyoji Arena; Marianne and Favi in Guardian Tales; and Rosie Wong in Wasteland 3.
Additionally, Yatco is in the upcoming scripted sci-fi podcast Solar, starring Alan Cumming and Stephanie Beatriz.
Otakon will be taking place August 6-8, 2021 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.