Voice Actor Christopher Ayers joins Katsucon 19

Christopher Ayers

Christopher Ayres has been working professionally in theatre, television and film since the age of 6. His work has been seen Regionally, Nationally and on Broadway.  He currently  works as a voice actor for Sentai Film Works and FUNimation Entertainment. Chris has also worked as an A.D.R. Director for ADV FILMS, and Amusement Park Media, and is currently directing for Sentai Film Works. As an A.D.R. Director  his credits include: EF~A TALE OF MEMORIES, EF~ A TALE OF MELODIES, NIGHT RAID 1931, THE NERIMA DAIKON BROTHERS, XENOSAGA: The Animation, MAGIKANO, MERMAID MELODY PITCHI PITCHI PITCH and he served as co-director with Matt Greenfield on THE WALL FLOWER.  He has also sereved as ADR writer on many of those shows as well as the soon to be released DREAM EATER MERRY.

More information on Christopher Ayers and other guests can be found at http://www.katsucon.org/guests/

Live Programming Updates!!

Live Programming is happy to announce that the Panel Request Form will soon be available!  So please get your panels and workshops ready.  We would also like to let everyone know that there have been changes to the Panelist Compensation Policy.  The Panelist Compensation Policy will also be available soon.  Anyone interested in presenting panels or workshops for KatsuCon 19 should be sure to read all information, policies and procedures for doing so when they come available or at the time they submit a Panel Request Form.  If you have any questions, comments or concerns please do not hesitate to contact Cornelia Taylor, Live Programming Head or Dave Alva, Live Programming Assistant Head at liveprogramming@katsucon.org

Anime Orchestra Returns to Katsucon 19!

Anime Orchestra at Katsucon

Anime Orchestra InstrumentsThe Symphonic Anime Orchestra is excited to be back at KatsuCon. We are now accepting applications at AnimeOrchestra.org and looking for suggestions of what to play. SAO is a volunteer symphony made up of musicians of all ages and ability levels. If you want to play anime and video game themes on your instrument with a symphony, apply today!

At KatsuCon make sure to look for SAO’s panels and performances by the Quartet that feature an entire new line up of Final Fantasy chamber music.

Katsucon Supports Pink Warrior Madness!
3FNCHICKS is presenting Pink Warrior Madness!!!! at Jimmy’s Old Town Tavern in Herndon tomorrow (Thursday, August 9th) night in support of the Susan G Komen foundation and theWounded Warrior Organization.  We’re always interested in helping out great causes, so we’ve happily donated 4 badges and a room night at the Gaylord to this great event.  Get on over there tomorrow and see if you can snag this wonderful package while helping others!
Two more guests added

Please join us in welcoming voice actor Rikki Simons and his wife, artist Tavisha Wolfgarth-Simons.  They are our two latest guests and you can check out more information on them and our other guests over at the guests page.

Guest announcement!

We are pleased to announce the addition of Lisle Wilkerson to our guest lineup for Katsucon 19!  Check out her information at the guests page.

Come Work for Us

Are you interested in working for and at the Katsucon convention?  Do you think you have what it takes to help us put on a memorable and awesome experience?  If you do, then we’re looking for you!  Katsucon has several staffing opportunities available.  Please click the link below to view and apply for open positions:

Staffing Opportunities

Katsucon 19’s first guest!

We are thrilled to announce our very first guest for Katsucon 19!  Joining us at the Gaylord will be voice actress and director Jamie Marchi.  You can see more information about her at our guests page.

Hotel Room Block Now Open

We are thrilled to announce that the room block at the Gaylord is now open for reservations!  To reserve your room for Katsucon 19, simply follow the link below.

Katsucon 19 Hotel Reservations

Maid Cafe Applications Open!

Our fantastic and friendly Maid Cafe has announced that they are now taking applications for the K19 Maid Cafe!  If you are interested in applying, you can click on the link below to fill out your information!

(Applications have now closed!  Thank you to those who applied!)