Press Releases

February 26, 2010

News for Tekkoshocon 2010:

Johnny Yong Bosch, Eyeshine, and Uncle Yo join Tekkoshocon guest roster

PITTSBURGH, PA - February 26, 2010 - Leading up to their four day convention April 8-11, Tekkoshocon announces several additions to an already massive guest lineup.

Johnny Yong Bosch has captured leading roles in many influential anime, including the roles of Ichigo Kurosaki in Bleach, Lelouch Lamperouge in Code Geass, and Vash the Stampede in Trigun. He is also well known for his portrayal of the Black Ranger, Adam Park, from Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers. Johnny is joined at Tekkoshocon by fellow Power Rangers alumni and voice actors Barbara Goodson, Dan Southworth, Derek Stephen Prince, and Robert Axelrod.

Johnny is also the front man for the edge rock band Eyeshine. Hailing from Southern California, Eyeshine returns to Pittsburgh with its infectious melodies and exciting live show. Eyeshine joins Japanese visual kei group Suicide Ali, fan favorites the LeetStreet Boys, Japanese pop singer Mari Iijima, and singer-songwriter Vic Mignogna to provide a weekend of diverse musical experiences at Tekkoshocon.

Also returning to Tekkoshocon with an all new show is Uncle Yo, fan comic and self-proclaimed mecha attack survival specialist. Yo will be recording an hour of geek-oriented standup comedy sure to please every fan as well as participating in several convention events.

These guests join a Tekkoshocon lineup packed with concerts, panels, workshops, a Gothic and Lolita fashion show, a cosplay prop building competition, and dances all three nights. Preregistration for the four day show ends March 9th, and attendees are encouraged to preregister at to take advantage of discounts and the exclusive premium badge, which offers a commemorative tote bag, early admission to the dealers' room, and priority admission to select autograph sessions.

ABOUT TEKKOSHOCON INC.: Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Tekkoshocon Inc. seeks to promote multicultural awareness with a particular emphasis on Asian and Japanese culture. In addition to hosting and participating in community events, Tekkoshocon Inc. currently presents two major events each year: Tekkoshocon, Pittsburgh's anime and otaku culture convention, and the KuroKiiro Festival, an educational event dedicated to promoting Japanese traditional and popular culture to a wide audience.