Otakon Vegas Announces Toshio Furukawa and Shino Kakinuma as Guests

Otakon Vegas has announced that anime voice actor Toshio Furukawa and anime voice actress Shino Kakinuma will be guests at their upcoming convention. Furukawa’s credits include Piccolo in Dragon Ball Z, Portgas D. Ace in One Piece, Kai Shiden in Mobile Suit Gundam, and Ataru Moroboshi in Urusei Yatsura. Kakinuma’s credits include Naru Osaka in Sailor Moon, Videl in Dragon Ball Z Kai, and Rie Kakinoki in Kemonozume.

Otakon Vegas will be taking place January 16-18, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Source: ANN

Otakon Vegas Announces Wendee Lee as Guest

Otakon has announced that anime voice actress Wendee Lee will be a guest at their next convention. Lee’s credits include Faye Valentine in Cowboy Bebop, Haruhi in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, TK in Digimon Adventure, and Konata in Lucky Star.

Otakon Vegas will be taking place January 16-18, 2015 at the Planet Hollywood Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Otakon Vegas Announces Sushio as Guest

Otakon Vegas has announced that animator, character designer, and animation director Sushio will be a guest at their upcoming convention. Sushio’s credits include Kill la Kill, the Rebuild of Evangelion films, Digimon Tamers, Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt, Heartcatch Precure!, and Steamboy.

Otakon Vegas will be taking place January 16-18, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Source: ANN

Otakon Vegas Announces Mary Elizabeth McGlynn as Guest

Otakorp, Inc. has announced that anime voice actress Mary Elizabeth McGlynn will be a guest at Otakon Vegas 2015. McGlynn’s credits include Major Motoko Kusanagi in Ghost in the Shell: Innocence, Solid State Society and Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Kurenai in Naruto, Jagura in Wolf’s Rain, and Nuriko in Fushigi Yuugi.

Otakon Vegas is taking place January 16-18, 2015 at the Planet Hollywood Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Otakon Vegas Announces Lisa Ortiz as Guest

Otakorp, Inc. has announced that anime voice actress Lisa Ortiz will be a guest at Otakon Vegas 2015. Ortiz’s credits include Lina Inverse in Slayers, Amy Rose in Sonic the Hedgehog, Deedlit in Record of Lodoss War, and Lotus Hanazoe in Yu-Gi-Oh! GX.

Otakon Vegas will be taking place January 16-18, 2015 at the Planet Hollywood Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dates for Otakon Vegas 2015 Announced

Andrew Earnhardt, the president of Otakorp, announced the dates for Otakon 2015 during the closing ceremony for this year’s Otakon. It was announced that next year’s Otakon will be taking place January 16-8, 2015 at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino.

It was also announced that Otakon Vegas 2014 had a turntile attendance of 2,006 unique paid attendees; this number does not include industry, press, and similar pass holders.

Source: ANN

Otakon Announces Jamie Marchi as Guest

Otakon Vegas has announced that anime voice actor Jamie Marchi will be a guest at their first convention. Marchi’s credits include Liz in Soul Eater, Miss Valentine in One Piece, Juri in Yu Yu Hakusho, and Cana in Fairy Tail.

Otakon Vegas will be taking place January 3-5, 2014 at the Planet Hollywood Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Nobuhiro Watsuki Cancels Otakon Vegas Appearance

Otakon Vegas has announced that Nobuhiro Watsuki, the creator of the Rurouni Kenshin manga, will not be able to attend the convention.

This is a message that Watsuki provided to Otakon Vegas:

“Due to a new Rurouni Kenshin project that just came in, my work schedule now forbids me from attending Otakon Vegas. I am terribly sorry… please accept my sincere apologies.

In lieu of my attendance, I would like to introduce a new wonderful guest for Otakon Vegas. His name is Riichiro Inagaki, the writer of the popular Shonen Jump manga Eyeshield 21. Inagaki-sensei was in charge of writing the story and the storyboards (nemu) for the American football manga.

His attendance at Otakon provides a unique and special chance to know the secrets of how to build a strong backbone for a fun and exciting manga. I would suggest to those who are curious to listen carefully to what he has to say. He can definitely offer you some insights into what makes manga so interesting.”

Otakon said in their announcement that, “While we are very sorry that Watsuki-sensei cannot make it, we are delighted to welcome Inagaki-sensei, and very appreciative of the assistance in bringing us a new guest.”

Otakon Vegas will be taking place January 3-5, 2014 at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

Source: ANN