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Liberty City Anime Con Guest Announcements 2019 Event

As our most dedicated readers know, we always try to do a little extra support for the conventions that we are attending and what I mean by that is I will share guest and vendor announcements when I have the news in addition to the traditional website overview and social media barrage. Earlier this week, the first three voice actors were announced and since there is more to come I will just edit this single narrative so you have everything in one place. Let’s go.

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The Press Release:
We’re excited to announce three fantastic returning guests of honor. These three voice actors have been in all your favorite shows, from Fairy Tail to Soul Eater to Baccano!, One Piece, DBZ, and Fullmetal Alchemist. We’re excited they will be joining us again in 2019!

Tyler Walker:
Tyler Walker is an ADR director, line producer, script writer and voice actor for FUNimation Entertainment. A native of East Texas, he grew up spending equal time playing in the woods, playing Atari, and watching cartoons like Scooby Doo, Superfriends, Star Blazers, and Battle of the Planets. After graduating from the University of North Texas with a BA in Radio, Television, and Film, he spent time playing in bands and eventually started working as an ADR engineer and production assistant at FUNimation in 2002. A bit of trivia: His former band, The Pointy Shoe Factory, had three songs featured in Dragon Ball Z Movie Eight: Broly, The Legendary Super Saiyan. Since then, he has worked as ADR director on nearly one thousand episodes of such series as Baccano!, Toriko, Ghost Hunt, Basilisk, Black Cat, Samurai Warriors, Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom, Hell Girl, Is This a Zombie, Kado: The Right Answer, Tales of Zestiria, 91 Days, Dies Irae and King’s Game. Currently, he’s directing two simuldubs; Hakyu Hoshin Engi and Basilisk: Ouka Ninja Scroll. In addition to directing and producing, he has also written hundreds of scripts for titles such as Fairy Tail, One Piece, Bamboo Blade, Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom, Hero Tales, Shangri-La, Samurai Warriors, and both seasons of Is This A Zombie. When he’s not at the FUNimation studios, Tyler plays drums and produces music for his bands, Wirewings and 100’s. His wife, Heather, has appeared in several titles like Maken-Ki, Shangri-la, Fairy Tail, Toriko, and Overlord as well. Somehow they still find time to go play in the woods with their three dogs.

Heather Walker:
Heather Walker loves the freaks, the geeks, and the oddballs. From birds and giant rats, to tortured mystical children and sexy nurses, she has played a wide variety of roles in her time as a voice actress. Whether she is screaming her head off for an entire scene or being innocently naughty, Heather loves extreme characters. Some of her roles include Hiruko from Shangri-La, Aki from Maken-Ki, the misunderstood villain Mary Hughes in Fairy Tail Rina in King’s Game, “Wise King of the Forest” Hamsuke in Overlord and Zoe, the revolutionary girl, in the audio play Chimpanzee. She studied creative writing at the University of North Texas and besides voice acting, Heather is a writer, poet, birdwatcher, and environmentalist. So not only does she love voicing animals, she loves protecting them too.
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Liberty City Anime Con: Guest List Run Down Reminder

In the coming weeks I will be hitting the Liberty City Anime Con as a member of the press in order to snap a whole lot of photographs and give you an idea about the event should be unable to attend. Historically speaking, I’ve tried to do a few advance announcements for the conventions that allow me to wander about and since I recently received a lengthy mailer about their official guests, I just had to share it with you. Take a look down below and get excited if you are planning on attending as well. This is a bit of a long one so please get a cup of coffee and a danish or something as you read on through this.

The Press Release:
The guest list for Liberty City Anime Con is… huge. So big that we can’t fit them all into this email! See some below, and click HERE to view the full list.

Here’s something important – “Comic Cons” and some other anime cons make you pay money for an autograph. We do NOT! Autographs are free!! There are some notes:

* Some guests are limited to just 1 autograph. Sometimes they will charge for more than 1 autograph (determined by their contract and their agent) – the guest keeps 100% of the money.
* All autograph sessions are limited to first-come first-serve. A guest can typically only meet 50 to 60 people in an hour, and can usually only sign for one or two hours at a time.

Todd Haberkorn: Todd Haberkorn has been on stage, on set, and behind a mic for many years. Not only is Todd an actor in LA, he works as a producer, writer, and director as well. And he’s even been an action figure or two. Haberkornmobile sold separately. In the animated world, he is especially known for roles such as Natsu from Fairy Tail, Sparrow Hood in Ever After High, Elfonso in Sophia The First, Italy from Hetalia, Ling Yao from Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Tierno from Pokemon, Allen Walker from D. Gray Man, Hikaru Hitachin from Ouran High School Host Club, Death The Kid from Soul Eater, and many others.

As far as video games go, you’d recognize his voice in the Call of Duty Series, Persona series, World of Warcraft, Street Fighter IV, Ghostbusters, Silent Hill: Book of Memories, Borderlands 2, and Rage to name a handful. His voice makes sure to get its marathon training in as an award winning narrator for audiobooks. Do a Google search and you’ll find everything from thrillers and young adult to zombie sagas and children’s books.

As far as on camera is concerned see him in the internationally recognized and award winning, Star Trek Continues, as Spock. When he isn’t working on films, industrials, and television projects for other companies, Todd does work with his company Out of the Office Productions. This is one aspect of a long history of on camera work in narrative film, commercials, and shorts.

When he isn’t fighting digital monsters in video games or trying to save the day on film, Todd travels the U.S. and internationally making appearances at gnarly pop culture conventions as a guest to meet super cool fans and sign autographs. He is represented by The Horne Agency, LMTalent, Jeff Zannini Management, Go Voices Talent Agency, and VOX USA.
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