Voice Actor Sonny Strait to attend Anime Midwest

October 30, 2012 by  
Filed under Anime, Convention News, Illinois

Sonny Strait

Press Release:

Sonny Strait to attend Anime Midwest

Rosemont, Illinois – September 23, 2012 – Anime Midwest in Chicago is happy to announce that popular voice actor Sonny Strait will be attending the convention on July 5-7, 2013. Best known for voices such as Maes Hughes in Fullmetal Alchemist, Sonny has been the voice behind dozens of popular characters over the past dozen years.

Sonny Strait is most well-known for several voices, ranging from Krillin in DBZ to Lupin III in Lupin III. He’s also known as an illustrator for one of the most famous, independently published comic book series Elfquest. Sonny Strait has over 20 years of experience in the arts.

Besides Dragonball Z’s Krillin he has worked on many popular animated characters including Maes Hughes from Full Metal Alchemist, Usopp from One Piece and Cartoon Network’s laid back, robot host Toonami Tom. He has also worked as a writer and director on several TV series including Dragonball Z, Case Closed and Lupin the Third.

Sonny Strait joins previously announced guests Doug Walker, of http://ThatGuyWithTheGlasses.com, and voice actor Todd Haberkorn. Guests at Anime Midwest will be appearing in discussion panels and signing autographs throughout the weekend.

Anime Midwest is an anime convention in Chicago, held over the fourth of July weekend. The convention connects thousands of fans with special guests, exhibitors, artists, musicians, and beyond, with hundreds of events every year. Advance registration is only $30, and can be found online at http://animemidwest.com/register

Anime Midwest 2013 will be held July 5-7, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare. Information about the hotel and booking rooms can be found online athttp://animemidwest.com/location

Voice Actor and Illustrator Sonny Strait to Attend AniMinneapolis 2013

September 14, 2012 by  
Filed under Anime, Convention News, Minnesota

Press Release:

SONNY STRAIT TO ATTEND ANIMINNEAPOLIS

KrillinBloomington, MN – September 11, 2012 – The Minneapolis anime convention, AniMinneapolis, announced today that voice actor Sonny Strait will be attending in 2013. Sonny Strait is best known for voices such as the original Tom from Toonami, Lupin the III, and Maes Hughes in Fullmetal Alchemist. AniMinneapolis 2013 will be held at the Doubletree in Bloomington, Minneapolis from June 28-30, 2013.

Sonny Strait is known for several voices, ranging from Krillin in DBZ to Lupin III in Lupin III. He’s also known as an illustrator for one of the most famous, independently published comic book series Elfquest. Sonny Strait has over 20 years of experience in the arts.

Besides Dragonball Z’s Krillin he has worked on many popular animated characters including Maes Hughes from Full Metal Alchemist, Usopp from One Piece and Cartoon Network’s laid back, robot host Toonami Tom. He has also worked as a writer and director on several TV series including Dragonball Z, Case Closed and Lupin the Third.

AniMinneapolis is a three day convention that connects over 3,000 anime fans with exhibitors, artists, voice actors, directors, musicians, and other fans. The convention includes over 100 events every year ranging from a Date Auction to a Cosplay Masquerade. On the convention’s website at http://animinneapolis.com/registration fans can register in advance for only $35.

Interested fans can visit AniMinneapolis.com to learn more.

MegaCon Prepares for 2010

Megacon 2010 – Press release 12/28/09

Orange County Convention Center – 9800 International Drive, Orlando Florida – March 12th – March 14th

The southeast’s premier Comic Book, Science Fiction, Anime, multi-media event!!!

Comic book artists attending MegaCon for the first time: Olivier Coipel, Stephane Roux, Mike McKone, Justin Gray, Joe Benitez, Don Rosa,  Nelson DeCastro, Alvin Lee,  Mike Choi & Sonia Oback, Jim Calafiore and Graham Nolan

MegaConMany  other comic book creators including: Joe Jusko, Marv Wolfman, Darwyn Cooke, Ethan Van Sciver, Adam Hughes, Frank Cho, Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti, Jimmy Cheung, Dave Dorman, and many more…

Special Media Guests: Many Star Wars guests including – Ray Park (Saturday & Sunday only), Billy Dee Williams, Dave Barclay, Jeremy Bulloch, Maria de Aragon, Peter Mayhew, Star Trek – Nichelle Nichols, Levar Burton, Jonathan Frakes, Hercules – Kevin Sorbo, Back to the Future – Lea Thompson, Claudia Wells, Big Trouble in Little China – James Hong, Terminator 3 Rise of the Machines/Painkiller Jane – Kristanna Loken, Lexx – Ellen Dubin, Farscape – Virginia Hey, Battlestar Galactica – Richard Hatch, Ghost Hunters International – Rob Demarest,  Voice Actors – Neil Kaplan, Sonny Strait, Chuck Huber, Darrel Guilbeau and Cherami Leigh

Two huge Costume Contests – Robot Battles and displays – Indie Film Festival– Lego Pit & Mattel Car Racing Track for the young and old – gaming events including LAN room – continuous anime viewing rooms – performances by Willies Wenches & Oklahoma Ghostbusters

After hour events include: Indie Film Festival, LARP, RPG, and Video gaming events – and the very popular Cyberia Dance on Saturday night

Tickets are available In Advance

Online until February 26th until midnight

By Phone (386-364-1826): until February 26th until 6 pm

By Mail (5757 74th Trace, Live Oak, FL 32060): Postmarked by February 25th

Ticket Prices:

$21.00 one-day pass(plus 6.5% tax)                      $49.00 three-day pass(plus 6.5% tax)

Ticket Prices at the door available all three days

$24.00 one-day pass                      $55.00 three-day pass

www.megaconvention.com