2016 Past Guests:
We’re pleased to announce our next festival guest: SEAN CHIPLOCK!
Sean has voiced characters in these Anime shows: Accel World, Coppelion, Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet, Magi – The Labyrinth of Magic, Sword Art Online, Toradora!
Gamers might also recognize his voice from these Video Games: Killer Instinct, Dust: An Elysian Tail, Ys: Memories of Celceta, Dangan Ronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, Fairy Fencer F, The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel
In addition to Voice Acting in Video Games he is known as one of the top players in the USA for Super Smash Bros! He will be involved in the Smash Bros. tourney at the Rose City Anime Festival, stay tuned for more details!
We’re excited to announce our first guest for the 2016 Rose City Anime Festival: Kira Buckland!
Originally from Alaska, Kira Buckland got her start voice acting for online projects, and later moved to Los Angeles to voice act professionally. Since then she has had a variety of roles in anime, most notably Izumo in Blue Exorcist, Umi Sonoda in Love Live (English dub), Kuroyukihime in Accel World, Kogyoku in Magi, Hydra Bell in Blood Lad, Mika in Durarara season 2, and Mimete in the new Sailor Moon dub. As an avid gamer, she is happy to have lent her voice to quite a few video games, including Tales of Zestiria (Edna), Disgaea 5 (Seraphina), Dead or Alive 5: Last Round (Honoka), Dangan Ronpa 2 (Hiyoko Saionji), Skullgirls (Marie), Devil Survivor 2 (Miyako), Bravely Default (Artemia), Hyperdimension Neptunia V (Marvy), Mugen Souls (Chou-Chou), Castle Crashers (Princesses/Medusa), the Atelier series (Nio/Odelia) and many more. Her addictions include cats, makeup, espresso, and classic rock. She also cosplays under the name “Lady Stardust”, and is a huge fan of the manga series “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure”.
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2015 Past Guests:
Daina is a hometown superstar! She grew up in the Camrose area, started cosplaying in 2006, and started making her own costumes in 2010. She eventually started entering contests, winning the following:
Nishikaze 2013, Best Craftmanship
Saboten Con 2013 – Best in Masters
Edmonton Comic Expo 2013 – Judge’s Choice Award
Otafest 2014 – Expert Craftmanship
Saboten Con 2014 – Masters Craftmanship
Kikori Con 2014 – Best In Show
Rose City Anime Festival – Top Place
Calgary Comic Expo 2015 – Best in Show
Her favorite costumes are
Leliana – Sacred Ashes armor from Dragon Age: Origins
Bethany – Grey Warden robes from Dragon Age 2
Lady Alustriel Silverhand – The Forgotten Realm book series
Commander Shepard – Cerberus Uniform from Mass Effect 2
Even though Daina has competed and won at high levels, she is very approachable and willing to share her expertise with other anime fans. You’ll be able to spot her mingling with the crowd at the Festival!
(Above photo by: SeyeCO Images)
We’re happy to announce that Brian Beacock will be appearing at the Rose City Anime Festival! Brian has voiced characters in Blue Exorcist (Renzo Shima), Durarara!! (Walker Yumasaki), Naruto: Shippuden (Chojuro), and many others! Brian will be taking part in a panel, and will be available at the festival for autographs & photo ops.
The Rose City Anime Festival is pleased to announce that Julie Lemieux will be appearing at the festival! Julie has voiced characters in Sailor Moon (Darien: Young, Sammy), Sailor Moon Super S: Black Dream Hole (Peruru), Beyblade, and many others! You may also recognize her as the voice of Rupert the Bear, and Chang from Adventures of Tintin! Julie will be available for autographs & photo ops, so be sure to stop by and say “Hi!
2014 Past Guests:
CosPlayer & YouTube Star, Joeyblondewolf2, will be appearing at the
Rose City Anime Festival as a guest and as one of the judges of our CosPlay contest!
Joey will be available for autographs & photo ops at the festival between 12pm-1:30pm.
Watch Joey on her YouTube channel!
The Rose City Anime Festival is pleased to announce that Terri Doty will be appearing at the event! Terri’s resume of work includes being the host of “That Anime Show” on-line, voices in Black Butler (Maria), One Piece (Franky – young), Fairy Tail (Virgo; Jellal –Young; Mystogan –Young), and many others. Terri will be available for autographs & photo ops at the Rose City Anime Festival from 12pm-1:30pm. Find out more about Terri Doty at her website www.terridotyvoices.com