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  1. UzumakiWarlord

    The Otakon 2019 Guest Request Thread

    What if we had some other former Power Ranger actors as guests? Like Austin St. John, David Yost, Walter Emanuel Jones, and Amy Jo Johnson? (Original red, blue, black, and pink rangers respectively) Because if Otakon has hosted former ranger actors like Johnny Yong Bosch and Jason David Frank, then why not? And while on this topic, what if we had some guests from Japan who are heavily involved in Tokusatsu works? For those that don't know, Tokusatsu are live action tv and movies that have a heavy use in practical effects. Super Sentai (The source material for Power Rangers) is a primary example. Other than former ranger actors from our own country in the US, maybe the staff could at some point in time get in touch with an actor who worked on any previous Super Sentai series. Although given that tokusatsu is live action, getting someone who has worked on any kind of show of that medium would have to be more difficult to get in touch with than a popular seiyuu. And does anyone remember the show VR Troopers? One of the actors on that show, Brad Hawkins was one of the troopers, and later in his life and career would do some voice acting. Like recently, he's been playing the titular Goblin Slayer. Also, I wonder if acting in a tokusatsu show, and then moving on to voice acting is a thing over in Japan, too. Since it was the case here in America with JYB, Walter, and Brad.
  2. UzumakiWarlord

    The Otakon 2019 Guest Request Thread

    Since one of Otakon's missions is to spread knowledge about east Asian culture beyond anime, what if we had a guest or two that was involved with a different style of animation? Like stop-motion. It's kind of to come mind recently that stop-motion animation isn't really an animation style you hear about coming from Japan. Like what if there could be a guest who was involved with stop-motion? Like anyone who's worked on the holiday specials released by Rankin/Bass? Not too many people know about this but the animation for practically every stop-motion tv holiday special released by Rankin/Bass (Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, The Little Drummer Boy, Santa Claus is comin' to Town, etc.) WERE ALL ANIMATED IN JAPAN. That's just an example, of course, and I was just thinking that having someone who was involved with stop-motion would be a nice guest to have, and we could all learn how in any sort of stop-motion production, how the many figures and puppets are made, and setting the frames to the flow naturally in every little shot. Unless if it's already been done before, what if we could have a guest whose works involve stop-motion animation?
  3. UzumakiWarlord

    The Otakon 2019 Guest Request Thread

    Indeed, regarding Steve Blum. Especially since he's one of those guests that the staff haven't had for years (the last time he was a guest at Otakon was 2007). It's the same case with some other guests like Monica Rial, Jamie Marchi, Chuck Huber, and at least a dozen others. I know I've spoken about this many times, but isn't there anyone on the staff who actually would like to see folks like Steve, Monica, and Jamie come back? Are they even aware of how long it's been since they've been guests at Otakon? I'm sorry, but it's just very annoying and frustrating how it tends to take the staff forever to come around to have certain past guests to come back. Even if there are some good, and justifiable reasons, it still doesn't change the fact that they've put off bringing certain guests back for too long. Despite my complaints, though, I do hope that at least someday the staff will come around to having Steve, Monica, and Jamie come back. And just about any other previous guest that they haven't had for so long. Where's the love for those people?
  4. UzumakiWarlord

    The Otakon 2019 Guest Request Thread

    With 2018's Otakon in the books, I too shall start making my wishlist for some of the guests I'd like to see be invited for 2019's Otakon. These are the following people I would strongly consider inviting: Dub Voice Actors 1. Jamie Marchi 2. Monica Rial 3. Eric Vale 4. Steve Blum 5. Mary Elizabeth McGlynn 6. Wendee Lee 7. Ben Diskin 8. Sean Chiplock 9. Amber Lee Connors 10. Morgan Berry 11. Justin Briner 12. Cliff Chaplin 13. Karen Strassman 14. Kira Buckland 15. Xander Mobus 16. Matt Mercer 17. Marisha Ray 18. Erika Harlacher 19. Ian Sinclair 20. Chris Sabat 21. Luci Christian 22. Erica Lindbeck 23. Patrick Seitz 24. Yuri Lowenthal 25. Tara Platt 26. Sarah Weidenheft 27. Matt Shipman 28. Felecia Angelle 29. Tia Ballard 30. Veronica Taylor Seiyuu 1. Yoko Hikasa 2. Hitomi Hirada 3. Yoshisugu Matsuoka Cosplayers 1. Yaya Han 2. Jessica Nigri 3. Giada Robin Musical Acts 1. Fripside 2. Linked Horizon
  5. UzumakiWarlord

    Guest Request: 2015

    Now that the schedule has been released, I have a pretty good idea of what I would like to do as far as both autograph sessions, premieres, and panels go. Though I do have one little query that I wanted to ask- Will there be any autograph sessions for Chris and Sean? I am aware that all things in the schedule are indeed subject to change between now, and even during the actual event, but Sean and Chris will still autograph sessions like every guests, right? Any answer that any staff member can give will be much appreciated!
  6. UzumakiWarlord

    Guest Request: 2015

    I'm VERY happy to see Bryce Papenbrook is coming! And let me to all one reason why: I am one of the co-creators and co-admins of his Facebook fan club the Aincrad Cadet Corp.! And yes, it was created with both the permission, and blessing of Bryce himself! Here are the links to the group, and page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/539772002799763/ https://www.facebook.com/aincradcadetcorp I really hope I'll get to meet him next month, along with many others, so Jim- You and your team have done good this year!
  7. UzumakiWarlord

    Guest Request: 2015

    I would like to make the same suggestion that SteveUzumaki, and Dostovei said about using the Hyatt Ballroom again, like last year. I went to that area last year for Wendee Lee's Friday session, and it worked out REALLY well. And seeing that Romi Park is a very popular Seiyuu, it does make sense to have one of her sessions take place in that area, if not all of them. And also, assuming that you guys are going to use the Hyatt area again, I would strongly recommend having at least one of Travis and Laura's session take place there, given how big name of guests they are. And considering how popular Mr. Tatum is, maybe have one of his sessions take place there, too. Perhaps even Sean Schemmel and Chris Sabat, too.
  8. UzumakiWarlord

    Guest Request: 2015

    Lauren Landa is a very solid choice to have for a guest. She's great as Kasumi on the Dead or Alive games, Leia on Tales of Xillia, Annie Lockhart on Attack on Titan, and Kyouko on Madoka Magica. As for the other 2 dub actors, I'm hoping one of them is Bryce Papenbrook! But whoever it is, is okay with me, depending on who they might be.
  9. UzumakiWarlord

    Guest Request: 2015

    A voice actor known more for his/her video game work until recently? I'm going to make a guess, and say that it's Bryce Papenbrook. He has done a lot of work on video games, but has been doing a lot more anime in recent years. Particularly with series like Sword Art Online, Attack on Titan, and Blue Exorcist.
  10. UzumakiWarlord

    Guest Request: 2015

    If Chris and Sean are coming on behalf of Funimation, then there's gotta be some promotion going on. And it's more than likely that new DBZ movie coming out.
  11. UzumakiWarlord

    Guest Request: 2015

    Jim, I want to freaking hug you right now, for bringing in Sean, and Chris Sabat this year!
  12. UzumakiWarlord

    Guest Request: 2015

    Since we've gotten quite a few Aldnoah.Zero folks, I wonder it will be possible to bring back Gen Urobuchi for this year. I think it's very unlikely, but it would be real cool if he got invited to join the Aldnoah folks that got invited, too.
  13. UzumakiWarlord

    Guest Request: 2015

    Wouldn't surprise me if Greg was to be a guest there, too. If his group was invited to the Matsuri, then I think it would also confirm him for the con, as well. At least as far as I think.
  14. UzumakiWarlord

    Guest Request: 2015

    Seeing that Cherami Leigh got invited to Anime Expo this year, I guess it pretty much scratches off any possible chance of seeing her as a guest at Otakon this year. And seeing that they're also bringing in Amanda Miller, Cristina Vee, and Sandy Fox there, I imagine that there's going to be some Sailor Moon stuff going on, just like last year when they were revealed to be the new cast of Viz Media's dub. Someone please correct me if I'm wrong, but when a guest is invited to one con for a specific promotion, it can't overlap with another con that occurs about 2-3 weeks later, like with Otakon? Anyways, I'm not really complaining. Since I already got to meet Cherami at Katsucon back in February. And I'm really anticipating who the other 5 dub actors are going to be. Fingers crossed one of them is Bryce Papenbrook!
  15. UzumakiWarlord

    Guest Request: 2015

    I think it all depends on Aniplex's end. Last year, when they were promoting the Kill la Kill dub, you had to buy volume 1 of the series to get a ticket for the autograph session. We'll all know more closer to the time when they say of what exclusive promotions they'll have. Personally, I'd like to see some promotion for the Sword Art Online 2 dub. But like I said- We'll all know closer to the time, and see what both Otakon, and the folks at Aniplex says.
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