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Friday, April 8
 

1:30pm

Johnny Yong Bosch and Eyeshine
Have you ever wanted to waste your time singing about totally random stuff? Me neither…until I decided to come up with this totally random panel!

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Johnny Yong Bosch

Johnny Yong Bosch made his debut as Adam, the Black Ranger on Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. He appeared in over 200 episodes and both big screen versions of the series.Some of JYB’s more popular roles as a voice actor include: Ichigo Kurosaki from Bleach, Vash the Stampede from... Read More →
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Eyeshine

Eyeshine first found success in 2006 with a unique blend of pop punk and post grunge called Edge Rock. The band gained a modest audience with its debut EP, “How About That” and their first full length album, “Red Stripes White Lights” but it was their sophomore effort, “My... Read More →


Friday April 8, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ballroom B: Hawaii Convention Center 1801 Kalakaua Avenue

2:15pm

Sandy Fox and Lex Lang - The Dynamic Duo of Anime, Animation and Video Games
Get to know Sandy and Lex at Kawaii Kon!  Learn the interesting aspects of Voice Acting for Anime, Animation and Video Games with Sandy Fox and Lex Lang, who also happen to be married to each other! Find out all of the details of what it takes to maintain a healthy relationship and successful career!  
Don't miss this fun panel.  

Speakers
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Sandy Fox

Sandy Fox is an American Actor, Voice Actor, Singer and Producer. She began her career in the entertainment industry working for the Walt Disney Company performing in hundreds of live stage shows as a singer, dancer and comedic talent. As a voice actor she began her career providing... Read More →
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Lex Lang

Lex Lang is 2X Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Awards honored Voice Actor and Director. He is listed as one of the top 20 Anime, Animation and Video Game Voice Actors of All Time on IMDB. Over the last 20 years he has been in over five hundred Original Animation episodes, Anime series... Read More →


Friday April 8, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 315: Hawaii Convention Center

2:45pm

ALL the voices of Grey DeLisle
Whether you knew it or not, Grey DeLisle was probably part of your childhood. Meet the woman behind the many voices here at Kawaii Kon!

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Grey DeLisle

Grey DeLisle is a Grammy and Emmy Award winning and Annie nominated veteran voice actress who got her start doing the role of Reptar on Rugrats in 1994. Since then she has starred in hundreds of popular cartoons including The Fairly Odd Parents (Vicky), Avatar (Azula), Clone Wars... Read More →


Friday April 8, 2016 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Ballroom B: Hawaii Convention Center 1801 Kalakaua Avenue

2:45pm

“Garakowa -Restore the World”- Screening & Q&A w/Voice Actress Yumiri Hanamori
Come join a voice actress, Yumiri Hanamori (Remo) for an exciting Garakowa panel. We will screen Garakowa and Yumiri will talk about the film. At Q&A session, giving fans a chance to ask her questions directly about the film and her work. The panel will end with a fan-favorite Janken Pon game (Japanese rock-paper-scissors). The winners will get the special prizes from Yumiri.

Speakers
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Yumiri Hanamori

Up-and-coming voice actress Yumiri Hanamori already has a slew of impressive credits. Her roles include Sachiko Umemoto in “Ace of Diamond”, Chiaya Misono in “The Rolling Girls”, Uritan in “ETOTAMA”, and Remo in “Garakowa -Restore the World-“. She is also well known... Read More →


Friday April 8, 2016 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Room 314: Hawaii Convention Center

4:45pm

Face to Face with Steve Blum and Mary Elizabeth McGlynn
Get all of your most pressing questions for Steve Blum and Mary McGlynn answered at this panel!

Speakers
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Steve Blum

With literally hundreds of voice over credits to his name, Veteran Voice Monkey Steve Blum is best known as the voice of “Spike Spiegel” from Cowboy Bebop, “Wolverine” from several incarnations of X-Men (animated movies, games, the Wolverine and the X-Men TV Series, The... Read More →
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Mary Elizabeth McGlynn

Mary Elizabeth McGlynn is a voice over actress, writer, singer and director. As an actress, she portrayed Major Motoko Kusanagi in Ghost In The Shell Innocence, Solid State Society and Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex for which she won the American Anime Award for Best Actress... Read More →


Friday April 8, 2016 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Room 315: Hawaii Convention Center

5:45pm

Behind the Mic: J. Michael Tatum
Meet the man behind the voice - J. Michael Tatum! Feel free to ask him all of your most interesting questions!

Speakers
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J. Michael Tatum

Nurtured on anime classics from the tender age of Star Blazers, et al, this reclusive fanboy-turned-voice actor/writer/ADR director/flake extraordinaire spent more years than he cares to remember in what might charitably be described as freefall before landing, mostly by accident... Read More →


Friday April 8, 2016 5:45pm - 6:45pm
Room 314: Hawaii Convention Center

6:45pm

Face to Face with Asami Shimoda
Meet Japanese idol Asami Shimoda at Kawaii Kon!

Speakers
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Asami Shimoda

Asami Shimoda is a Japanese voice actress affiliated with Arts Vision. She was born in Tottori Prefecture on January 30 Shimoda is most well known for her role as Ami Futami and Mami Futami in THE IDOLM@STER as well as Rin Kagamine and Len Kagamine from VOCALOID2. Other notable roles... Read More →


Friday April 8, 2016 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Room 311: Hawaii Convention Center 1801 Kalakaua Avenue

7:00pm

Getting to Know Cherami Leigh
Do you have questions for Cherami Leigh? What was it like voicing Asuna, or working on Fairy Tail? Find out the answers at this panel!

Speakers
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Cherami Leigh

Cherami Leigh has been in the industry for 20 years. She has been in over 75 commercials, and has worked on over 100 anime projects including “Lucy” in Fairy Tail, “Asuna” in Sword Art Online, “Road” in D. Grayman, “Lizzie” in Black Butler, “Mai” in Ghost Hunt... Read More →


Friday April 8, 2016 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Room 314: Hawaii Convention Center

10:15pm

Team Four Star 18+
It's late... why are you up... oh well come see a crazy VA/writer loose his mind slowly on stage

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Team Four Star

Discovered buried in a block of ice up in the Northwest Territories of North-North America (otherwise known domestically as Canadia), Curtis “Takahata101” Arnott (otherwise known as Internet Hearthrob Takahashi~) was brought into this world with the soul intention of spreading... Read More →


Friday April 8, 2016 10:15pm - 11:15pm
Ballroom B: Hawaii Convention Center 1801 Kalakaua Avenue
 
Saturday, April 9
 

12:45pm

VA Round Table
Between these 6 VAs, we must have over 1000 voices in here! Join us for a VA roundtable where some of the finest american VAs discuss everything under the sun!

Speakers
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Steve Blum

With literally hundreds of voice over credits to his name, Veteran Voice Monkey Steve Blum is best known as the voice of “Spike Spiegel” from Cowboy Bebop, “Wolverine” from several incarnations of X-Men (animated movies, games, the Wolverine and the X-Men TV Series, The... Read More →
avatar for Grey DeLisle

Grey DeLisle

Grey DeLisle is a Grammy and Emmy Award winning and Annie nominated veteran voice actress who got her start doing the role of Reptar on Rugrats in 1994. Since then she has starred in hundreds of popular cartoons including The Fairly Odd Parents (Vicky), Avatar (Azula), Clone Wars... Read More →
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Sandy Fox

Sandy Fox is an American Actor, Voice Actor, Singer and Producer. She began her career in the entertainment industry working for the Walt Disney Company performing in hundreds of live stage shows as a singer, dancer and comedic talent. As a voice actor she began her career providing... Read More →
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Lex Lang

Lex Lang is 2X Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Awards honored Voice Actor and Director. He is listed as one of the top 20 Anime, Animation and Video Game Voice Actors of All Time on IMDB. Over the last 20 years he has been in over five hundred Original Animation episodes, Anime series... Read More →
avatar for Mary Elizabeth McGlynn

Mary Elizabeth McGlynn

Mary Elizabeth McGlynn is a voice over actress, writer, singer and director. As an actress, she portrayed Major Motoko Kusanagi in Ghost In The Shell Innocence, Solid State Society and Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex for which she won the American Anime Award for Best Actress... Read More →
avatar for J. Michael Tatum

J. Michael Tatum

Nurtured on anime classics from the tender age of Star Blazers, et al, this reclusive fanboy-turned-voice actor/writer/ADR director/flake extraordinaire spent more years than he cares to remember in what might charitably be described as freefall before landing, mostly by accident... Read More →


Saturday April 9, 2016 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Special Events 311: Hawaii Convention Center 1801 Kalakaua Avenue

2:30pm

PONY CANYON USA - INDUSTRY PANEL
For The first time, the new anime label PONY CANYON USA makes its appearance at Kawaii kon! PONY CANYON is the company that produces and distributes hit anime titles including Attack on Titan, Free!, From The New World, K-ON! and many more. We’ll tell you all about our popular titles, Sound! Euphonium, Rokka, GARAKOWA, and more, and both the producer & the voice actress, Yumiri Hanamori, of GARAKOWA will be there for a Q&A. Don’t miss the surprise sneak previews of new our line-ups! Come play Jan-Ken-Pon (the Japanese rock-paper-scissors game) with us -- we have very special prizes for the winners, plus exclusive give away for first 200 attendees.

Speakers
avatar for Yumiri Hanamori

Yumiri Hanamori

Up-and-coming voice actress Yumiri Hanamori already has a slew of impressive credits. Her roles include Sachiko Umemoto in “Ace of Diamond”, Chiaya Misono in “The Rolling Girls”, Uritan in “ETOTAMA”, and Remo in “Garakowa -Restore the World-“. She is also well known... Read More →


Saturday April 9, 2016 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Special Events 311: Hawaii Convention Center 1801 Kalakaua Avenue

3:15pm

Face to Face with Cherami Leigh
Here is your chance to get to know Cherami a little better. Bonus points if you think of a question she's never heard before!

Speakers
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Cherami Leigh

Cherami Leigh has been in the industry for 20 years. She has been in over 75 commercials, and has worked on over 100 anime projects including “Lucy” in Fairy Tail, “Asuna” in Sword Art Online, “Road” in D. Grayman, “Lizzie” in Black Butler, “Mai” in Ghost Hunt... Read More →


Saturday April 9, 2016 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Room 315: Hawaii Convention Center

4:30pm

Team Four Star Q&A
Come meet TeamFourStar's Takahata101 (Voice actor/writer) the voice of Nappa, Alucard, Red XIII, Guru and Cell in DragonballZ, Hellsing Ultimate abridged and FF7MA and ask all about the adventure that the internet has been until it's justifiably shut down!

Speakers
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Team Four Star

Discovered buried in a block of ice up in the Northwest Territories of North-North America (otherwise known domestically as Canadia), Curtis “Takahata101” Arnott (otherwise known as Internet Hearthrob Takahashi~) was brought into this world with the soul intention of spreading... Read More →


Saturday April 9, 2016 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Room 315: Hawaii Convention Center

5:15pm

Meet Asami Shimoda
Get a rare chance to meet Asami Shimoda at her first North American appearance!

Speakers
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Asami Shimoda

Asami Shimoda is a Japanese voice actress affiliated with Arts Vision. She was born in Tottori Prefecture on January 30 Shimoda is most well known for her role as Ami Futami and Mami Futami in THE IDOLM@STER as well as Rin Kagamine and Len Kagamine from VOCALOID2. Other notable roles... Read More →


Saturday April 9, 2016 5:15pm - 6:15pm
Room 314: Hawaii Convention Center

8:00pm

Lex Lang and the Inappropriate Lupin III Bloopers 18+
Join Lex Lang for an evening of hilarity as we discuss Lupin III and get into all sorts of inappropriate hijinks. 18+ only. Photo ID required

Speakers
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Lex Lang

Lex Lang is 2X Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Awards honored Voice Actor and Director. He is listed as one of the top 20 Anime, Animation and Video Game Voice Actors of All Time on IMDB. Over the last 20 years he has been in over five hundred Original Animation episodes, Anime series... Read More →


Saturday April 9, 2016 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Room 314: Hawaii Convention Center
 
Sunday, April 10
 

11:00am

Grey DeLisle & Mary McGlynn: Powerful Women in Voice Acting
Learn what it is like to be a woman in the animation industry.

Speakers
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Grey DeLisle

Grey DeLisle is a Grammy and Emmy Award winning and Annie nominated veteran voice actress who got her start doing the role of Reptar on Rugrats in 1994. Since then she has starred in hundreds of popular cartoons including The Fairly Odd Parents (Vicky), Avatar (Azula), Clone Wars... Read More →
avatar for Mary Elizabeth McGlynn

Mary Elizabeth McGlynn

Mary Elizabeth McGlynn is a voice over actress, writer, singer and director. As an actress, she portrayed Major Motoko Kusanagi in Ghost In The Shell Innocence, Solid State Society and Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex for which she won the American Anime Award for Best Actress... Read More →


Sunday April 10, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 315: Hawaii Convention Center