Los Angeles, CA, USA
See also: Tap
Steven Zakari is a New York born-and-raised comedian who emerged from the world of anime and gaming. He is quickly becoming the go-to host and emcee for pop culture, anime and gaming conventions. His high energy and quick wit instantly electrifies any event, whether it be a convention, a live show or even a quick run to Big Lots!
Steven gained international experience as the main stage host for the World Cosplay Summit at ANI:ME 2016 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Afterward, Steven co-founded ANIME EXPO's late night show: AX AFTER HOURS, which he currently co-produces and hosts. The 12-show run has been a major hit for the multi-million dollar convention since 2017, featuring stand-up comedy, burlesque, musical performances and much more.
Zakari also performs his comedy and commentary at clubs across the country. He posts colorful new content on his Instagram constantly - everything from his original comedy videos to his standup sets.
As an advocate of living your truest self, Steven's goal is not just to make his audience laugh, but to encourage every person to feel comfortable being who they are, and celebrate their individuality.
Steven also happens to sound JUST like Iago from Aladdin when he shouts. So if anything, there's that.
Anime Convention Guest Appearances
- AkaiCon 2018 - July 27-29, 2018 in Lebanon, TN, USA
- AkaiCon 2017 - August 4-6, 2017 in Nashville, TN, USA
- Anime Expo 2017 - July 1-4, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA, USA
- Anime Impulse 2017 - January 14-15, 2017 in Pomona, CA, USA
- ANI:ME 2016 - October 27-29, 2016 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
- AkaiCon 2016 - August 26-28, 2016 in Nashville, TN, USA
- Anime Impulse 2016 - January 16-17, 2016 in Pomona, CA, USA
- AkaiCon 2015 - August 7-9, 2015 in Nashville, TN, USA
- AkaiCon 2014 - August 1-3, 2014 in Nashville, TN, USA