Otakon 2023 has announced that Japanese voice actress Junko Iwao will be a guest at its upcoming convention.

Iwao’s notable roles include Tomoyo Daidouji in Card Captor Sakura, Mima Kirigoe in Perfect Blue, Kazuko Saotome in Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Hikari Horaki in Neon Genesis Evangelion, Kenta Hasegawa in Chibi Maruko-chan, Sayuri Yumoto in Tamako Market, Haruna Otoo in WORKING!! and Loerelei Loer in Space Battleship Yamato 2199: Odyssey of the Celestial Ark, among many other roles.

Not only is she an accomplished voice actress, but Iwao is also a talented singer. She has released several albums and has performed theme songs for various anime series.

Otakon will be held from July 28-July 30, 2023 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.