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Anime Boston 2022 Announces Its First North American Guests


Voice Actors Brittany Lauda and Matt Shipman To Appear at the Northeast’s Largest Anime Convention

BOSTON — Anime Boston, the largest anime convention in New England, announced its first North American guests today. Voice Actors Brittany Lauda and Matt Shipman will be appearing at Anime Boston at the Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Mass, on May 27 through 29, 2022.

Brittany Lauda is a voice actress and ADR director best known for playing Yuzuriha in “Dr. Stone,” Riko in “Made in Abyss,” Satoko Houjou in “Higurashi GOU/SOTSU,” Ichigo in “DARLING in the FRANXX,” Mai in “Nichijou,” Cow Girl in “Goblin Slayer,” Lessar in “A Certain Magical Index,” Kenya in “That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime,” Doctor in “Akudama Drive,” Young Law in “One Piece,” Sui and Souta in “Darwin’s Game,” and Mirim in “Queen’s Blade” (to name a few). You can also catch her voice in “Pokémon XY,” “Rainbow High,” “My Hero Academia,” “Tokyo Ghoul:re,” “Super HxEros,” and “Interspecies Reviewers”; Hasbro apps and games like My Little Pony and Transformers; and various video games like MapleStory, Disgaea 6, Ys IX: Monstrum Nox, Shadowverse, Granblue Fantasy, Gundam Battle Operation 2, Battlerite, HuniePop, SMITE, Yokai Kitchen, Heroes Arena, and Minotaur.

As an ADR director, some of her favorite series she has directed (lead/assistant) include “Akudama Drive,” “Kemono Jihen,” “Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These” (both seasons), “That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime,” “The Morose Mononokean,” and “Hensuki: Are you willing to fall in love with a pervert, as long as she’s a cutie?” She also co-owns Kocha Sound with her husband, Matt Shipman.

Matt Shipman is a voice actor, ADR writer, ADR engineer, and an all-around nerd-guy. He is best known for voicing Chrome in “Dr. Stone,” Inasa Yoarashi/Sen Kaibara/Mr. Brave/Takeshita in “My Hero Academia,” Floch in “Attack on Titan,” Reki Kyan in “SK8 the Infinity,” and Hiro in “DARLING in the FRANXX.” Additionally, he can be heard in “Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V” as Shay, “Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest” as Hajime, “One Piece” as Cavendish, “Akudama Drive” as Cutthroat, “GOSICK” as Kazuya Kujo, “Saint Seiya” as Hägen, “A Certain Scientific Railgun T” as Gunha, “Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These” as Julian Mintz, “Goblin Slayer” as Greenhorn Warrior, “Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru” as Higekiri, “Black Clover” as Alecdora, and many other anime.

Matt writes scripts for Funimation (“Warlords of Sigrdrifa,” “Back Arrow,” “A Certain Scientific Railgun T,” “New Game!”), Media Blasters (“Charger Girl Ju-den Chan,” “Ai no Kusabi”), and Discotek Media (“She and Her Cat: Everything Flows”) and occasionally assistant directs (“Akudama Drive,” “Kemono Jihen,” “Minotaur,” “How Heavy Are the Dumbbells You Lift?”).

He also co-owns Kocha Sound with his wife, Brittany Lauda. Matt plays Street Fighter, loves the Zero Escape and Persona series, watches seasonal anime, plays card games, and loves to talk about all things nerdy.

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