Guest Announcement: AkaneSaotome

 

Next guest up to announce coming to Nekocon 20 is…

 

AkaneSaotome is a veteran cosplayer from the east coast. Having spent 14 years in the cosplay community, she has accumulated over 100 costumes, and won multiple craftsmanship and performance awards from various competitions. With those skills, she’s judged many masquerades and craftsmanship contests, including conventions such as Megacon, Anime Boston, Otakon, AnimeNext and even the World Cosplay Summit, plus many more.She has also been featured on many websites, podcasts, videos, and magazines for her cosplays, along with getting casted as the official Mercury for Viz media at Otakon and the Arda Wigs Iron wig contest.

When AkaneSaotome isn’t cosplaying, she’s designing new bags for the medical field, and making dreams come true as a party princess. She loves crystal Pepsi and hates Jalapenos.

You can follow her on her fanpage: http://www.facebook.com/akanesaotomefanpage

Guests: Aimee Blackschleger, Diana Garnet, & Joe Inoue

NekoCon welcomes performing artists Aimee Blackschleger, Diana Garnet, and Joe Inoue! All three artists will be joining forces for an amazing concert on Saturday of NekoCon!

Aimee Blackschleger is an American singer/songwriter living and working in Tokyo, Japan. You can hear her in popular anime and games including Attack on Titan (“D.O.A.”), Devil May Cry (“FUTURE IN MY HANDS” and “Room DESPAIR”), Aldnoah.Zero (“No Differences”), Final Fantasy XIII-2 (“Unseen Intruder”), and Xenoblade Chronicles (“By My Side,” “Melancholia,” and “Don’t Worry”).

Diana Garnet is a Tokyo-based singer, television host, and voice actress who has performed themes for anime such as Naruto Shippuden (“Spinning World”) and Tantei Team KAZ: Jiken Note (“Nankai Mystery”).

Joe Inoue is a Japanese American musician who was born and raised in California. He first gained attention from singing the song for Naruto Shippuden OP4, “CLOSER.” His fifth single “Kaze no Gotoku” was used as the second theme song for the Yorinuki Gintama-san anime.

Visit our guest page to learn more about who will be joining us for NekoCon 20!

Guest Announcement: Kyle Hebert

We’re excited to announce the return of Kyle Hebert for NekoCon 20!

Kyle

Kyle Hebert is a Los Angeles-based anime and video game voice actor. Just a few roles you may recognize him from include the Narrator and Teen Gohan from the Funimation dub of Dragonball Z , Ryu from Street Fighter 5 and Wreck-It Ralph, and Kamina from Gurren Lagann.

To learn more about Kyle and his other roles visit our guest page!