A dance and rap duo formed by RiRi and Lula; mannequins have emotions. “Fxxk Boyz Get Money,” released in 2014, became a big hit among teens in the US and Europe with its extreme rap and sexy TWERK dance. As a girlʼs anthem, it received high acclaim by fashionistas and influencers around the world. Its music video was viewed nearly 2 million times on YouTube! In the US, “Vice” called FEMM a “supergroup,” and FEMM got Artist Of The Week at MTV IGGY with 97.97% votes. Their digital album “Femm-Isation” was released on an indie label and it hit # 10 on the Billboard world hit chart. In Japan, they appear on the Google Android TV commercial “New Android version,” and in 2016, they made a major debut with an EP+1st Album ”PoW!/ L.C.S. +Femm-Isation.” 4 consecutive music videos released following their debut were on MTV JAPANʼs heavily played videos. They also made a debut in UK and selected as the most worth noting artist for 2016 by Huffington Host Entertainment UKand was mentioned on international recognized art website, Creators Project. FEMM also performed at “HYPER JAPAN Christmas,” the leading Japanese culture event in the UK. A gagaku trap, “animus” by “FAMMʼIN,” the female rap crew teamed up with FAKY and Yupʼin, has been premiered at Londonʼs DAZED. FEMM keeps making leaps in Japan and overseas.
“Marissa Lenti is a voice actress who you can hear in anime roles like Cocotte in Dragon Ball Super, Libra in Fairy Tail, Gray Wolf in Kemono Friends, Momoko Hyakushiki & Kuu in NANBAKA, Chiaki Hoshinomori in Gamers!, Mistress Sadie in One Piece, Ilse Langnar in Attack on Titan: Junior High, Saeko Nogami in City Hunter: Shinjuku Private Eyes, and Alicia Florence in Aria the Animation, among others! She’s also appeared in many video games, like as the playable character Moze in the newly released Borderlands 3, as well as Brawl Stars, SMITE, Yandere Simulator, Huniepop 2, A Hat In Time, My Tamagotchi Forever, and more.
When she’s not acting, she’s casting & directing for Sound Cadence Studios, with some of her recent projects being directing the English dubs of the anime Kemono Friends, B’t X, This Boy Is A Professional Wizard, and This Boy Suffers From Crystallization, as well as casting for Rooster Teeth’s RWBY, gen:LOCK, Red vs Blue, Nomad of Nowhere, and Camp Camp. She’s also an ADR Writer, providing the scripts for Kemono Friends, Bloom Into You, Tada Never Falls In Love, City Hunter: Shinjuku Private Eyes, and Love Stage!!! to name a few. To learn more about Marissa, check out her website at www.MarissaLenti.com or follow her on Twitter or Instagram (@MarissaLenti)!”
VOCAMERICA is a certified Fan-Produced VOCALOID concert event featuring Western VOCALOIDS and Vocal Synths. The project is the creation of Virginia-based VOCALOID producer EmpathP. The goal of VOCAMERICA is to educate and entertain fans of this ever-growing musical phenomenon with emphasis on the more uncommon Western VOCALOIDs. This is achieved through providing live holographic concerts, lectures, and workshops to conventions and expos all over the world.
Raised on generous helpings of wacky cartoons, this Southern blonde goofball works in the animation industry as an actor, writer, and director. With over 150 animation and video game roles under her belt, plus writing and directing, she is well trained in the art of not sleeping!
Most recently, Tia has been announced as Rinko Yamato in the hit show “My Love Story”. A few other roles include: Happy the Cat (Fairy Tail), Nanami (Kamisama Kiss), Beast (Black Butler: Book of Circus), Yoshino/Yoshinon (Date A Live), Hannah (Attack on Titan), Marron, misc (Dragon Ball Z, Kai, Xenoverse), Aligura (Blood Blockade Battlefront), Amira (Rage of Bahamut), Miss Becky (No-Rin), Tifa Lockhart (Screwattack Death Battle), Misora (Sky Wizards Academy), Peashy (Hyperdimension Neptunia: The Animation), Mizore (Rosario + Vampire), Porche, young Zephyr (One Piece), Chiho (The Devil is a Part-Timer), Hibana (Deadman Wonderland), Shao May (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood), Eris (Cat Planet Cuties), Rea (Sankarea), Hare (Guilty Crown), Megumi (Shiki), Kusano (Sekirei). Plus many others!
Whew! Here are some quotes.
“Tia is a good person and if you don’t love her you’re probably a jerk.”-Tia’s best friend
“So, Tia dresses up like Mickey Mouse or something at these conventions? I don’t get it.” -Tia’s brother
“Tia is delicious!” -A cannibal
Chuck Hubers most recent anime roles are Android 17, Emperor Pilaf and Kibito in Dragon Ball Super, Kurogiri in My Hero Academia, Jajuka in Escaflowne, Kuro in Servamp, Kuniharu in The Disastrous Life of Saiki K, Asanaga in Endride, Kyūta’s Father in The Boy and Beast, Tony Stark in Death Battle, and Jason the Toymaker in CreepyPasta. Chuck Huber started acting in Anime in DBZ. Since then he has voiced hundreds of characters including Hiei in YuYu Hakusho, Stein in Soul Eater, Kululu in Sgt. Frog, Mohji in One Piece, Shou Tucker in Full Metal Alchemist. He has been a writer on Hetalia, Sgt. Frog, Baccano, Spice and Wolf, Strike Witches, Dragonaut and Skip Beat!
Video games Chuck has contributed voices for include Borderlands II, Ghostbusters, The Walking Dead, Aeon Flux, DBZ, Smite, The Killing Floor… among others. As a filmmaker Chuck has acted, produced, written or directed for Arbor Day – The Musical currently on Amazon Prime, Prince Adventures, The Troubadoors, The Fragility of Seconds, The Mechanical Grave, Odd Man Out among others. He began acting in Chicago at the Goodman Theater, Court Theater, Steppenwolf Theater after graduating from DePaul University and continues to work on stages in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. He also plays Dr. McCoy in Star Trek Continues; Dean Hansen on Season 2 of American Crime on ABC and Detective Swinton in the The Harrowing.
Sci-fi / Fantasy author and game designer Zack Storch competed on the major reality TV show “King of the Nerds.” On the internationally broadcast show, his passionate statements about nerd culture made him a fan favorite to many, while others like podcaster Rob Cesternino have called him “the best reality TV villain since Russel Hantz.” He has created two card games: “Planar Catastrophe,” featuring art from the adaptation he wrote of his novel, “Za’nar: Impossibility,” for the globally-popular MMORPG “Adventure Quest Worlds,” and “The Town of Roshamberg,” a tactical, rock-paper-scissors inspired, fantasy card game with 24 quirky characters. A presence in the World of Warcraft fandom, Zack is in the World of Warcraft 10 year anniversary documentary, “Looking for Group.” In addition to writing and card games, he is currently developing an RPG platformer video game with unique two-character controls. You can find Zack on his Verified Facebook Page, “Zack Storch,” on Twitter @Zadck3, and learn about his writing and game design projects at VoidSaga.com.
Greg Ayres has been blasting his way through 2019! With over 290 credits to his name, he has managed to play a variety of characters that are almost as colorful as his hair. He was thrilled to make his second appearance in the DragonBall universe in DragonBall Super as Frost, and equally excited blasting bugs as Geo in Sony Picture’s Starship Troopers : Traitor of Mars. Some other recent roles include Jiro in Concrete Revolutio, Sho Utsumi in SSSSGridman, Ryuuou Edogawa in Doreiku, Koji Koda in My Hero Academia, and even makes an appearance as Popuko in Pop Team Epic. He is proud to be a part of the new “Pink Harvest” productions for Sentai Filmworks, in the roles of Izumi Sena in Lovestage, and Yabase in Hitorijime My Hero. This year he was also given the opportunity to reprise one of his all time favorite roles as Son Goku in Saiyuki Reload Blast. Some other recent favorites include Nagisa Haruki in Free, and Free Eternal Summer, MonoKuma in Danganronpa, Clear in Dramatical Murder, and Doug in Gangsta, Yu Nishinoya in Haikyu, Zenji Marui in Food Wars, Ganta Igarashi in Deadman Wonderland, Heihachi Hayashida in Samurai 7, and Kouichi Sakakibara in Another. Some of his all-time favorite roles include Son Goku in Saiyuki, Chrono in Chrono Crusade, Kaoru Hitachiin in Ouran High School Host Club, Youhei Sunohara in Clannad, Yuki in The Wallflower, Leo in Ghost Stories, Satoshi Hiwatari in DNAngel, Kaworu Nagisa in the Director’s Cut of Neon Genesis Evangelion, Tomoki Sakurai in Heaven’s Lost Property, and Negi Springfield in Negima.
When he’s not in a booth with headphones on, you can usually find him sporting headphones behind “the decks” at many a music event. A veteran nightclub DJ of many years, he has jumped at the opportunity to play music and organize late night dances at many of the conventions he attends. Greg is also a member of Project BECK, who perform music from the anime Beck Mongolian Chop Squad, and has had a blast reliving the music from that show with his friends. Thrilled to be able to share his love of music with anyone willing to listen – from packed rooms at anime conventions, to the legendary stage of The Knitting Factory (NYC), he’s always ready to make a little noise.
R Bruce Elliott
R Bruce Elliott has been a professional actor for longer than probably 99% of you reading this have been alive, working in theatre, film (JFK, Fletch Lives), TV (Barney & Friends, Walker, Texas Ranger), commercials, radio, etc. He started dubbing voices for anime at Funimation in 2003 and has continued ever since, having performed almost 180 roles in approximately 160 anime shows and movies. From his first role as the bumbling detective Richard Moore in Case Closed, he has become known for his range and versatility in shows such as Samurai Seven, Full Metal Alchemist, Black Butler, Dragonball Z Kai, Attack on Titan, Space Dandy, Fairy Tail and One Piece. He can also be heard in movies like Empire of Corpses and Dragon Ball Z: The World’s Strongest, plus numerous video games such as The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct, Aeon Flux, Orcs Must Die (1 & 2), Borderlands 2, and eight different games in the Dragon Ball Z series as the fearless but brainless Captain Ginyu of the Ginyu Force.
Quinton Flynn is beloved globally as Axel/Lea from the Kingdom Hearts game series along with Raiden from Metal Gear Solid 2, 4 and Rising Revengeance (for which he received a Best Actor Award). Fans Love Flynn as: Kon – Bleach, Iruka Sensai – Naruto, Reno – Final Fantasy, Jhin – League of Legends, Timon – Timon & Pumbaa, and many others! Quinton’s Classic Legacy Characters: Micky Mouse, Spider-Man, Venom, Human Torch, Jonny Quest, Gollum and too many others to list, feature in his solo stand up/improvisational Q&A panels which include celebrity impressions, song and audience participation.
Flynn seamlessly shape shifts from Silver The Hedgehog in the Sonic game series and as Dr. Krankcase – Skylanders: Trap Team, also lending his vocal gymnastics to – Star Wars: The Old Republic, Avatar The Last Airbender, Crash Bandicoot, Mass Effect, World of Warcraft, Batman Arkham City Origins, Lord Of the Rings and Pirates of the Caribbean. Coming Soon: his twisted IRISH Hitman Sir Henry Cooldown: No More Heroes 1, and 2, reappears in the 3rd installment (dropping in 2020). PLUS: Fan Favorite Sheldon Lee from My Life As A Teenage Robot is on the rise with an internet resurgence of interest in that Nickelodeon animated gem! So, Get In Like Flynn!
John Stocker has been a recognized force in the acting industry for over 5 decades. He began his career as an on-camera performer, working with the likes of John Candy, Dan Ackroyd, Rick Moranis, Gilda Radner, Eugene Levy, Martin Short and William Shatner, before settling solely, but comfortably, into the off-camera world, where he has voiced many thousands of commercials and hundreds of animated characters. A lot of you will recognize some of his classic roles – ‘Beastly’ in Care Bears, ‘Longarm’ in COPS, ‘Toad’ in Super Mario Brothers, the ’Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man’ in The Real Ghostbusters, ‘Newton Gimmick’ in Teddy Ruxpin, ‘Creed’ in X-Men, ‘Basil’ in Babar, ‘Thompson’ in Tin-Tin, ‘Ultron’ in The Avengers and ’Mr. Owl’ in Franklin amongst countless others like the upcoming ‘Jesse’ in (the soon to begin recording) Chloe’s Cup Café.
Over the years, John diversified his career to include voice casting, voice coaching (both commercial & animation), demo production, and the discipline that keeps him busiest, voice directing. He’s been at the helm for dozens of productions, including ‘Totally Spies’, ‘Caillou’, ‘Fugget About It’, ‘Redakai’, ‘Mike the Knight’, ‘Martin Mystery’, ‘Beyblade’, ‘Medabots’, ‘Ella the Elephant’, ‘The Magic Hockey Skates’, ‘Rob the Robot’ and of course, the one that started his voice directing career, the original English language dub of ‘Sailor Moon’. Currently, John completed casting and began voice directing ‘Finny the Shark’ for Super Simple (Let’s all sing ‘Baby Shark’ together shall we?) and for ‘Brave Bunnies’ for Glowberry. John lives a couple of hours’ drive from Toronto in eastern Ontario’s wine region, Prince Edward County, with his wife, Tara. He has 3 children, J.J., Myles and Bailey.
Whitney Rodgers is a Voice Actress, model and singer best known for her roles as “Meiko Shiraki” in Prison School and “Yozora” from Haganai and Hagani NEXT! . Whitney has just recently been announced as “Lotta Hart” in FUNimations “Ace Attorney” and has played many other characters including: “Margaret” in One Piece, “Artemis” from Maria the Virgin Witch, “Amelia Evans” in Freezing Vibration, and more. Whitney has also lent her voice to SMITE for the playable characters of “Ordo Solarus Amaterasu” and “Leona Genesis Jet Pack Fighter.” When she is not actively recording voice-overs, Whitney enjoys: going to the gym, drinking gallons of coffee, watching cutthroat kitchen, playing Tetris Attack, and giving her cat Chihiro too much attention. You can follow her on Instagram: Whitney_Rodgers_Model or on Facebook: Whitney Rodgers Voice Actress.
Mallorie Rodak is an American voice actor affiliated with FUNimation Entertainment and OkraTron 5000 who has appeared in over 75 anime shows and movies. She was nominated for Breakthrough Voice Actress of the Year in 2014 by Behind the Voice Actors.
Mallorie’s best known voices include Yukino (Fairy Tail), Yuki Mori (Star Blazers), Finè (Izetta), High Elf Archer (Goblin Slayer), Rosweisse (High School DXD), Orsola (A Certain Magical Index II), Great Sage (That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime), Solution Epsilon (Overlord), Utako (Hinamatsuri), and Nebra Silva (Black Clover).Other notable roles include: Enishida (One Piece), Adrian Andrews (Ace Attorney), Kotoe Kinukawa (Boogiepop), Kyoh Goshoin (Netoge), Minami (Tokyo ESP), Queen (Magical Girl SpecOps Asuka), Shiwahime (Hanebado!), Black Lizard (Rampo Kitan), Miyuki Kujou (Shomin Sample), Yamato Toune (Ultimate Otaku Teacher), Lasithi (Dimension W), and Kinuha (Noragami). If you didn’t catch any of those shows, her other voice acting credits include more than 50 other anime shows and movies, including Tokyo Ghoul, My Hero Academia, Kino’s Journey, Chio’s School Road, Garo: Vanishing Line, Assassination Classroom, Noragami, Akiba’s Trip The Animation, Seraph of the End, Katana Maidens, KanColle: Kantai Collection, Bikini Warriors, Heavy Object, Selector Spread Wixoss, Riddle Story of Devil, No- Rin, A Centaur’s Life, and Keijo!!!!!!!!, among many others.
Outside of the wonderful world of anime, you can hear Mallorie as the voice of Da Ji in the video game Smite, Alicia in the game Dawnstar, or Agatha on the podcast The Dungeon Booth. You may also know Mallorie’s voice from her commercials for Pizza Hut, Jeep, American Heart Association, Metro PCS, and Albertsons, to name a few brands. Mallorie is represented by Mary Collins Agency for voiceover and on-camera work. Follow Mallorie at @mall0rie on Twitter and @mmmallorie on Instagram and be sure to request her for your next convention.
Morgan Berry is a voice actor best known for her work in various anime shows, movies, video games, and web series. Some of her most notable roles being in "My Hero Academia”, “Love Live! Sunshine!!”, “One Piece”, “KanColle”, “Touken Ranbu”, “Hyperdimension Neptunia”, “Tokyo Ghoul”, “Riddle Story of Devil”, “ēlDLIVE”, “Show By Rock!!”, and the award winning film “The Boy and the Beast.” Her most notable video game titles include “Marvel Avengers Academy”, “Smite”, and “Freedom Planet 2”. In addition, she voices for a variety of web series including Team Four Star’s “Final Fantasy VII: Machinabridged”, ScrewAttack’s "DEATH BATTLE”, and the lead role of Eris in “Gods School”. On top of voice acting, Morgan is a singer and YouTube Personality under the name “The Unknown Songbird” with over 6 Million views in total.
Gigi Edgley is an internationally renowned actress originally from Australia. Edgley has starred in countless film and television series including FX’s Feud, USA’s The Starter Wife, Enuattii: Face off Designer’s latest feature, Diminuendo, Rescue Special Ops, Tricky Business, SyFy’s Showdown at Area 51, Quantum Apocalypse, Carlotta, Newcastle, Black Jack, Peacekeeper Wars, Stingers, Secret Life Of Us, Beastmaster, Lost World, Water Rats, Day of The Roses, Star Trek Continues and Nexus.
Additionally Edgley has an extensive history with The Jim Henson Company beginning with her popular role as Chiana on the company’s critically acclaimed sci fi cult series, Farscape in which she starred for over five years. Gigi stole the hearts of sci-fi enthusiasts. She was originally cast as a guest star for one episode, but quickly captured the attention of the Farscape writers, producers and the fans alike. The mischievous Chiana became one of the most popular, and at times controversial characters in the series. The SyFy Channel and The Jim Henson Company also asked her to host Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge.
Recently Gigi also helped crowd fund over $101700 for The Circuit. Edgley’s team additionally raised over $44,000 on Kickstarter to fund a sci-fi short called Hashtag. They are planning to take it to Sundance, Cannes and Toronto film festivals. Gigi was nominated for the Film’s Critic’s Circle awards for best lead actress in the feature Last Train To Freo, the SyFy Genre Award for Best Supporting actress, the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress in a television series and Maxim Award for Sexiest Space Babe.
Gigi has a long list of theatre credits as well that include: Kill Everything YouLove, 4.48 Psychosis,The Rover, Boy’s Life, Romeo And Juliet, Road, Picnic At Hanging Rock and Les Miserables. She also recently sung at Stan Lee’s Birthday and was selected for the Women of Sci-Fi book by Denny’s Illic. Edgley is also a recording artist, creator of original comic books, director and producer. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Queensland University of Technology after entering in the auditions alongside hundreds of other candidates. Check out her website at: GigiEdgley.Com