February 22-24, 2019
Birmingham, AL

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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!

Guest Announcement - Brentalfloss!

We sure hope you like videogame music with LYRICS because boy howdy do we have a treat for you! It’s BRENTALFLOSS!

Brent Black, also known as “Brentalfloss,” is best known as the creator of the “With Lyrics” YouTube series, where he adds satirical lyrics to classic video game tunes. Since 2008, he has expanded his base of subscribers to over 400,000, released three major albums hitting the top ten on the iTunes comedy and Billboard comedy charts, and he has performed all over North America and Europe. He co-created the digital party game “Use Your Words,” and co-hosts a podcast called “Trends Like These”. He is also currently developing a semi-secret sci-fi musical.

He’ll be hosting panels, performing a concert, taking photos, and signing autographs, so come out and see him!

Wanna see the full video depicted here? Click the link below! (WARNING: Language!)
https://youtu.be/bRGxbQcunnU

Guest Announcement - Apphia Yu!

Apphia Yu, also known as Ayu Sakata, is an American voice actress, director, and producer. She was the Funimation director for Assassination Classroom, The Disastrous Life of Saiki K, Classroom of the Elite, Shonen Maid, and many more titles. Ayu has also worked on games such as Loren The Amazon Princess and Tales of Aravorn: Seasons of the Wolf, while also being the founder of Sakevisual, a visual novel game company.
 
Apphia Yu has an extensive voice-acting career, including:
Hat Kid (A Hat in Time)
Beatrix (Battle Born)
Ash Ronin (Paladins)
Nemesis Blind Vengeance (SMITE)
Victorique de Blois (Gosick)
Rio Nakamura (Assassination Classroom)
Sachiko Tanaka (Ultimate Otaku Teacher)
Hibiki (KanColle: Kantai Collection)
Chihiro Komiya (Shonen Maid)
Mii-tan (The Rolling Girls)
Kanon Kusama (Guilty Crown)
Airi Yukifune (Robotics;Notes)
Natsumi Kuzuyru (Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope’s Peak High School- Despair Arc)
Spinny (Card Captor Sakura: Clear Card)
Holmy (Show by Rock!!)
Young Lien (RWBY)
 
And many more!
 
You can see her, at KAMI-CON!

About Kami-Con

WHAT

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!

Where

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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When

Kami-Con takes place February 22-24, 2019

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