Anime Boston, the largest anime convention in New England, has announced more North American guests. Voice actors Dante Basco, Erika Harlacher, and Jason Liebrecht will be appearing at Anime Boston 2023 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts, from April 7-9, 2023.
Dante Basco is an accomplished, long-standing actor in both voice and film. He was first introduced as Rufio in Steven Spielberg’s Hook. His voice can be heard as the iconic characters Jake Long in American Dragon: Jake Long, Prince Zuko in Avatar: The Last Airbender, Iroh II from The Legend of Korra, and Jai Kell from Star Wars Rebels. From breakdancing in the streets of San Francisco to starring in movies on the silver screen, Dante Basco has become one of the most recognizable faces in Hollywood and is truly an Asian-American icon.
Erika Harlacher is a Los Angeles–based voice actor in video games, anime, and animation. She is best known for her roles as Ann Takamaki in Persona 5, Venti in Genshin Impact, Kurapika in Hunter x Hunter, Shinobu in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Violet Evergarden in Violet Evergarden, and many more. She can be found on Twitch and YouTube as withakgames.
Jason Liebrecht is a prolific voice actor and performing artist based in Austin, Texas, for well over a decade. His voice can be heard in signature roles, such as Qrow from RWBY, Champa in Dragon Ball Super, Dabi in My Hero Academia, Beast Titan/Zeke in Attack on Titan, and more. In gaming, he has played the roles of Champa and Tapion in the Dragon Ball Z game franchise, Lo Wang in the Shadow Warrior games, Mordecai in the Borderlands series, and many others. Outside of voice acting, Jason has extensively collaborated with the Austin-based experimental theater company, the Rude Mechs.