February 22-24, 2019
Birmingham, AL

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Maid Cafe by La Parfait

Hello Kami-Con sweeties! And you less sweet, bitter ones. Bittersweeties? Yes! Hello you Kami-Con Sweeties and Bittersweeties! We’ve got a wonderful little announcement for you.

Remember our ~FOOD~ announcement back when? Well that also opens up the doors for a Maid Cafe! So that’s exactly what we’re doing! You’ll be opening doors to the La Parfait Maid & Butler Cafe!

La Parfait is a group of Maids and Butlers that work hard to bring a quality Japanese maid cafe experience to conventions. They’ll be running a Japanese style Maid & Butler Cafe during the convention and performing an Idol Show at the con, bringing an extra bit of Japanese culture to Kami-Con.

Come see them in action! (And eat tasty treats, too!)

Guest Announcement - James Spann!

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A storm is coming, Kami-Con… You guys asked and thought we wouldn’t listen.. But we DID and he’s HERE! It’s Alabama Guest JAMES SPANN!

James Spann is THE television meteorologist based in Birmingham, Alabama. He taught everyone to respect the polygon and to fear the suspenders! He currently works for ABC 33/40, and has worked in the field since 1978.

He’ll be at Kami-Con for a ONE HOUR panel on Friday afternoon from 1:15 to 2:15, so come see the Alabama legend live in person!*

*Weather permitting.  (No seriously, if the weather is bad he’s gotta cancel y’all. Man’s gotta keep us safe!)

Guest Announcement - Alexander Shunnarah!

Meet the LEGEND ON THE BILLBOARD himself, Alexander Shunnarah!

You couldn’t get enough of him, so he’s BACK for his 3rd year in a row! You’ve seen him on every billboard on every highway in the southeast, and now you can see him AT KAMI-CON!

He’ll be signing autographs, taking photos, hosting a panel on Saturday, and handing out TONS of Alexander Shunnarah swag!

He loved meeting all of you and the overwhelmingly positive response he had the past two years, so let’s welcome him once again!

What’s that? You want MORE Alabama guests?… We think we can find one for you.. Stay tuned next week!

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Guest Announcement - Erica Mendez!

Singing angrily in the Kami-Con karaoke room, we’ve got… ERICA MENDEZ!

Erica was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago. She became interested in voice-over during her early teen years through animation and video games. Making up and imitating voices from her favorite shows and games as a hobby quickly turned into long term goal to get into the voice-over industry. Several years and one giant move across the country later, she is currently residing in Los Angeles and working as a professional voice-over artist.

Her very first role in major studio project was the iconic character, Pac-Man, in the “Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures” video game. Soon after that, she was cast in a multitude of roles! Such as:

Retsuko (Aggrestuko)
Ryuko Matoi (Kill la Kill)
Nico Yazawa (Love Live!)
Akko Kagari (Little Witch Academia)
Gon (Hunter X Hunter)
Sailor Uranus/Amara (Sailor Moon)
Yuuki Konno (Sword Art Online II)
Diane (The Seven Deadly Sins)
Aladdin (Magi)
Mash Kyrielight (Fate/Grand Order)
Puck (Re:Zero)
Chiriko “Tsuruko” Tsurumi (Anohana)
Kenya Kobayashi (Erased)
Assassin of Black/Jack the Ripper (Fate/Apocrypha)
Seong Mi-na (Soul Calibur VI)
Pac-Man (Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 1-2)

She’ll be at Kami-Con hosting panels, taking photos, signing autographs, and more, so come and see her!

Guest Announcement - Tad Stones!

Let’s get DANGEROUS with Tad Stones!

Tad Stones started his animation career at Walt Disney Features in 1974, then moved to Disney Imagineering to design rides for EPCOT Center. He was one of the founders of Walt Disney TV Animation where he created such shows as Chip ’n’ Dale’s Rescue Rangers and Darkwing Duck along with adapting several Disney features for television. After 30 years at Disney, Tad produced several direct to video features, most notably two Hellboy Animated movies, Hellboy: Sword of Storms and Hellboy: Blood and Iron. He’s written scripts for Marvel Super Heroes, Generator Rex and was a storyboard artist on Bob’s Burgers. Now retired, his last project was the 2016 Netflix Original Series, Kulipari: An Army of Frogs which he co-wrote and directed and has been renewed for a second season. Tad is still drawing and writing on personal projects. He enjoys meeting the fans of his shows at conventions where he sells original art.

Come pick his brain and learn about his process and the inside workings of the Disney studios!

About Kami-Con


Kami-Con is a 3-day convention that celebrates Japanese culture, geek culture, anime & manga, cosplay, tabletop & video gaming, comics, TV shows, movies, and much, much more! Kami-Con is also a uniquely interactive convention in that it features events which allow congoers to affect the outcome of its story!


The BJCC in Birmingham, AL - East Exhibit Halls

Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC)
2100 Richard Arrington Junior Boulevard North
Birmingham, AL 35203

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Kami-Con takes place February 22-24, 2019

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