Press Release: Con Announces Vic Mignogna, LittleKuriboh
Lisle, IL – April 8, 2013 - Con Anime Convention in Chicago has announced it’s first two guests for the convention will be Vic Mignogna and LittleKuriboh. This con will be held at the Wyndham Hotel in Lisle, Illinois from December 13 to 15, 2013.
Vic Mignogna has been acting since he was 8 years old. Since then Vic has been in over 150 shows and video games, known for such roles as Edward Elric in Fullmetal Alchemist, Tamaki Suou in Ouran High School Host Club, Fai in Tsubasa Chronicle, Dark in D.N.Angel, Kurz in Full Metal Panic!, Broly in Dragon Ball Z, Kougaijji in Saiyuki, Ikkaku in Bleach, Yukito in Air, Takanaga in Wallflower, Tatsu in Peacemaker, Luciano in Code Geass, Virgil Walsh in Trinity Blood, Hikaru in Macross and many more. Currently Vic is playing roles in the new Wolverine and Iron Man series on G4. He’s also playing Zero in Vampire Knight, and Yoshimori in Adult Swim’s Kekkaishi. He is also back in the role of Edward for Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, playing Death Scythe in Soul Eater, as well as Pokémon, Naruto, Bleach and several others.
Vic has also voiced roles in a large number of video games including Soul Calibur, Disgaea, Persona III, Sonic Colours, Project Sylpheed, DBZ, Bleach, FMA and more. Vic is also a professional music composer / singer / producer who has written and produced hundreds of pieces for TV, radio and CD. He sings the themes for shows like One Piece & DBGT, and has produced several CDs of his own original music, all available on iTunes. Finally, in addition to anime and music, Vic has a degree in film and is deeply involved as an actor and director in several web series like “Nuka Break”, “Starship Farragut”, and is executive producing a brand new TOS based series “Star Trek Continues”. Vic works regularly writing, producing and directing video and film productions of all kinds.
Martin Billany, more well known as LittleKuriboh, is the creator of Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Abridged series and the godfather of the abridged age. He has thus far produced no less than 52 episodes, a spinoff, a prequel, a christmas special and two movies, creating a cultural phenomenon in the anime world. In addition to playing nearly every character in his own series, he has made cameos in the Death Note, Naruto, Sonic X, Trinity Blood, Pokémon, Fullmetal Alchemist and Sailor Moon abridged series. With a mission to revitalize interest in the Yu-Gi-Oh franchise and make it more accessible to Joe Public, LittleKuriboh will continue the original abridged series providing us with priceless entertainment for many years to come. All-round nice guy and community fan-favourite, he is also associated with TeamFourStar (the group behind Dragon Ball Z Abridged, for which he also supplies voices) and has made guest appearances on comic-book video review series Atop the Fourth Wall.
The most updated guest list can be found online at http://conaltdelete.com/guests
The con features tons of unique events including a Japan-inspired maid cafe, video gaming events, anime screenings, and Q&A sessions with special guests. In addition there are concerts, formal dances, and lots of social events. Fans can register to attend online at http://conaltdelete.com/register