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Animator and Director Hiroyuki Kanbe to Attend FanimeCon 2014 as Guest of Honor

Debuting in 1988 as an animator, Hiroyuki Kanbe has worked on over 50 different titles and has a storied career in production on countless anime titles with his directorial debut on 2009’s VIPER’S CREED. Kanbe has also designed monsters for DEVIL SURVIVOR2 the ANIMATION, done ...

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FanimeCon Announces HOME MADE KAZOKU as Headlining Act for MusicFest

HOME MADE KAZOKU (formed in 1996) has been around for nearly two decades, and exploded on to the scene while on the country-wide Japan Club Tour in 2004. That year they signed on with the recording company, Ki/oon Records/Sony Music Entertainment Japan, Inc. and also ...

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FanimeCon Announces Gilles Poitras and Hiroyuki Yamaga as Returning Guests of Honor

Gilles is best known to previous FanimeCon attendees as a returning Guest of Honor, his works that have been published in NewType USA, Otaku USA, or by his three released books: The Anime Companion, Anime Essentials, and The Anime Companion 2. He continues to be ...

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20th Anniversary Fan Submissions!

Hi FanimeCon Fans! FanimeCon is turning 20 this year and in the tradition of “By Fans, For Fans” we would like everyone to be a part of the celebration! We are looking to you to share with us your favorite FanimeCon memories. There are 3 ways ...

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Latest Guests of Honor

J. Michael Tatum

J. Michael Tatum

Voice Actor

Mr. Tatum was discovered by Funimation warhorse and visionary ADR director Christopher Bevins who cast him as Rikichi in 2005’s Samurai 7. Having been involved in voice acting for nearly a decade, Mr. Tatum’s career has placed him in some prominent roles that fans might ...

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Kira Buckland

Kira Buckland

Voice Actress

Ms. Buckland began voice acting at the age of sixteen, voicing flash animations and games before winning Anime Expo’s Voice Actor Idol competition in 2007. Since moving from her hometown of Anchorage, Alaska to Southern California, she has made her mark in the voice acting ...

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Chantal Strand

Chantal Strand

Voice Actress

Ms. Strand got her start at a young age, doing stunts on Look Who’s Talking Now and then quickly moved into principle and leading roles (The Outer Limits, The Commish, and Air Bud). Despite her start in stunts, she is more known for her voice ...

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