Press Releases

December 21, 2007

News for T-MODE 2008:

T-Mode announces appearance by Johnny Yong Bosch

(Arlington, VA.) Dec. 20, 2007 -- Schedule for September 5-7, 2008, at the Hilton in Arlington VA, T-MODE '08 is proud to announce that Johnny Yong Bosch will be in attendance at T-MODE as our Special Guest.

Well known for his leading roles as Vash the Stampede from Trigun, Renton from Eureka 7 and Ichigo from the hit series Bleach, Johnny Yong Bosch makes his way to T-MODE '08 as its first guest of the new year.

Making headlines as the Black Ranger from the television series the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, he soon went on to voice Kaneda in Akira, Reiji in Gate Keepers, Claus in Last Exile, Clair in Heat Guy J, Sakaki in Witch Hunter Robin, Mike in Please Twins and Kiba in Wolf's Rain.

In addition to his acting and directing career, Johnny also has an alternative rock band called Eyeshine which is growing in popularity throughout the country. "We are very exciting that Mr. Bosch accepted our invitation", says Lawrence Stuckey, T-MODE Chairman, "Johnny brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to our convention and I am glad that he chose to share it with T-MODE attendees".

The T-MODE '08 roster also includes 3 days of musical performances, Anime and Cosplay events and a complete line up of gaming excitement. More guests will be announced soon.

Additional information about registration, events, hotel information, and guests can be found at their website:

T-MODE is an annual anime and gaming convention being held at the Hilton Crystal City in Arlington, Virginia and is dedicated to the expansion of the Japanese culture in the United States.