Anime Midwest Adds Spike Spencer for 2013

October 25, 2012 by  
Filed under Anime, Convention News, Illinois

Press Release:

Anime Midwest Announces Spike Spencer

Spike SpencerChicago, Illinois – October 25, 2012 – The Chicago anime convention Anime Midwest is excited to announce that voice actor Spike Spencer will be attending the 2013 convention in Chicago this July.

Spike Spencer has voiced hundreds of episodes of Anime including such notable titles as Evangelion, Bleach, Vampire Knight, Durarara!, Battle Angel, Suikoden, Orphen, Spriggan, Nadesico, Mar, PreTear, Buso Renkin, Gundam, Code Geass 2, and Kekkaishi. His video game credits include Bioshock:Infinite, Saints Row 3, World of Warcraft, Tales of Vesperia, BlazBlue, Dynasty and Samurai Warriors, Steambot Chronicles, Star Ocean 2, Lunar: Silver Star Harmony, and many others. Spike has also lent his voice to numerous radio and TV commercials.

An accomplished actor, he has worked with such notable stars as Tommy Lee Jones, Sandra Bullock, Frank Langella, Tia Carrere, and Scott Glenn and has been on set with many other stars. Spike is also an author, including “How to Be A Frickin Genius Voice Actor, Step One,” “What Happens At The Con, Stays At The Con?,” And “Don’t Kill Your Date (And Other Cooking Tips)”-(Coming soon). Spike is also a screenwriter with several projects in various stages. Spike is soon to begin production on his first feature film that he scripted, “Dwindle Down.”

Spike is also an avid sailor, cook, traveler, and enjoys a good bit of dancing from time to time. You can find more about him from his official website at http://www.spikespencer.com

Spike Spencer appears at Anime Midwest alongside other notable voice actors including Todd Haberkorn and Sonny Strait, in addition to numerous additional guests including Doug Walker, and The Pillowcases. More guests for 2013 are expected to be announced and posted at http://animemidwest.com/guests

Anime Midwest is a three-day anime convention in Chicago focused on Japanese animation, Japanese culture, and the fandoms surrounding them. The 2013 chicago anime convention will be held July 5-7 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Rosemont, Illinois. Over 3,000 people are expected to converge on Rosemont for the convention. More information can be found at http://animemidwest.com

AniMinneapolis 2013 Adds Voice Actor Spike Spencer

October 3, 2012 by  
Filed under Anime, Convention News, Minnesota

Press Release:

AniMinneapolis 2013 Announces Spike Spencer

Spike SpencerMinneapolis, MN – September 24, 2012 – The Minneapolis anime convention, AniMinneapolis, announced today that voice actor Spike Spencer will be appearing at the convention in 2013.

Spike Spencer has voiced hundreds of episodes of Anime including such notable titles as Evangelion, Bleach, Vampire Knight, Durarara!, Battle Angel, Suikoden, Orphen, Spriggan, Nadesico, Mar, PreTear, Buso Renkin, Gundam, Code Geass 2, and Kekkaishi. His video game credits include Bioshock:Infinite, Saints Row 3, World of Warcraft, Tales of Vesperia, BlazBlue, Dynasty and Samurai Warriors, Steambot Chronicles, Star Ocean 2, Lunar: Silver Star Harmony,  and many others. Spike has also lent his voice to numerous radio and TV commercials.

An accomplished actor, he has worked with such notable stars as Tommy Lee Jones, Sandra Bullock, Frank Langella, Tia Carrere, and Scott Glenn and has been on set with many other stars. Spike is also an author, including “How to Be A Frickin Genius Voice Actor, Step One,” “What Happens At The Con, Stays At The Con?,” And “Don’t Kill Your Date (And Other Cooking Tips)”-(Coming soon). Spike is also a screenwriter with several projects in various stages. Spike is soon to begin production on his first feature film that he scripted, “Dwindle Down.”

Spike is also an avid sailor, cook, traveler, and enjoys a good bit of dancing from time to time. You can find more about him from his official websites:http://www.spikespencer.com and http://www.almostevilminions.com

Spike Spencer will be joining a flock of other special guests, beginning with previously announced voice actor Sonny Strait. Past guests at the Minneapolis anime convention have included Quinton Flynn, YTCracker, StarF, Dr. Awkward, Vic Mignogna, Wendy Powell, Shinichi “Nabeshin” Watanabe, Greg Ayres, Linkara, and many others. Guests for 2013 will be announced as soon as possible up through the upcoming convention, and a full list can be found at http://animinneapolis.com/guests

AniMinneapolis is a weekend convention focused on Japanese animation, arts, and culture. The 2013 convention will be held June 28-30 at the Doubletree Hotel in Bloomington, Minneapolis, and is expected to bring a convergence of over 3,000 fans. More information can be found at http://animinneapolis.com/

AniMinneapolis is organized by AnimeCon.org. More information can be found at http://animecon.org AnimeCon.org and AniMinneapolis are organized by fans, for fans.

Puerto Rico Comic Con (April 2010)

Puerto Rico Comic Con

Convention Puerto Rico Comic Con
Convention Website http://www.prcomiccon.com
Start Date 04/24/2010
End Date 04/25/2010
About This Convention: The Puerto Rico Comic Con is the premier entertainment event in Puerto Rico. A two day show with exhibitors and dealers of what we geeks love: Comics, Toys, Anime, Manga, Video games, Strategic and Card games, Movies, etc. This is the biggest comic convention in Puerto Rico, hands down!

Also, the event is a huge Cosplay gathering with hundreds of true fans dressed as their favorite characters. It is an event for the whole family!

Convention Guests - Chaske Spencer (Twilight)
- Michael Golden
- Spike Spencer
- Tokyopop artist, Kamui
- Renee Witterstaetter
Venue Name Puerto Rico Convention Center
Venue Address 100 Convention Boulevard
San Juan, PR 00907
Puerto Rico
Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables 60
Projected Attendance 7000
What category best describes your convention? Collectibles
What other categories might be appropriate for your convention? - Anime
- Comic Books
- Gaming
- Science Fiction and Fantasy

Puerto Rico Comic Con flyer