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April 2, 2009

News for Daisho Con 2009:

Daisho Con announces 2009 guest lineup

On April 2nd Daisho Con, which is returning to Stevens Point, WI for its second year, announced its guest lineup for 2009.

Daisho Con, which is run by the student organization of the same name, is an annual convention focused around anime, video games, comics, table top gaming, and fantasy.

Guests for 2009 will include:

  • Laura Bailey - Laura has worked on over forty titles in both Texas and California, providing her directing and producing talents to many of them. Some of her most recognizable roles are: Shin in Shin Chan, Tohru Honda in Fruits Basket, and Lust in Fullmetal Alchemist.

  • Travis Willingham - Travis has worked in stage, TV, and film, but is best known in the anime world for his character Colonel Roy Mustang in Fullmetal Alchemist - one of his very first roles in anime. He has since gone on to work on many other popular titles in both Texas and Los Angeles.

  • Tim Seeley - Tim Seeley is the writer and creator of Hack/Slash, and a professional comic book illustrator. He began his art career as a children's book illustrator, and eventually found himself drawing 3 3/4" men in the G.I. Joe comic.

  • Pat Rothfuss - Pat Rothfuss is the author of the highly acclaimed fantasy novel The Name of the Wind, which is the first book in the Kingkiller Chronicle.

  • Steve Horton - Steve Horton is the author of how-to books PROFESSIONAL MANGA and WEBCOMICS 2.0, and wrote STRONGARM for Image Comics and GROUNDED ANGEL for

  • Steam Century - Steam Century is a highly revered steampunk group that creates and hosts steampunk mysteries for players at several local conventions.

Full guest profiles, further information about Daisho Con, and pre-registration, can be found at: