Press Releases

August 12, 2009

News for New England Fan Experience 2009:

Anime Kaiju Experience announces first wave of guests

Randolph MA (August 11, 2009) - Anime Kaiju Experience and New England Fan Experience is pleased to announce that Voice Actor and Artist Sonny Strait, Manga artist Bettina Kurkoski and Voice Actor James Hong will be attending our convention November 13th through the 15th at the Courtyard Marriott, Tremont Street in Beautiful Boston, Massachusetts.

Sonny Strait is best known for lending his voice acting talents to memorable characters such as Maes Hughes from the popular Fullmetal Alchemist anime series, Krillin from Dragonball Z, Ussop from One Piece and the outrageous Arsene Lupin the Third. He is also making a name for himself in the comic art world and is the artist of the Tokyopop manga "We Shadows".

Bettina Kurkoski is the talented artist behind the wonderful Tokyopop manga "My Cat Loki" and "Star Trek: The Next Generation". We are extremely excited to announce Bettina as our special guest artist for New England Fan Experience.

James Hong began his acting career redubbing voices for the 1956 Godzilla, King of the Monsters and has been cast in over 500 TV and Movie roles, including the Fatherly Goose, Ping, in the movie Kung Fu Panda and as Chi Fu in Disney's Mulan.

Anime Kaiju Experience will also have a weekend full of fun, educational and interactive panels, events, including screenings, dance party and a cosplay dating game. Be sure to check our website for all the details.

Anime Kaiju Experience is a celebration of Japanese Animation, Monsters and Culture. Last year Anime Kaiju fans had the opportunity to meet Don Frye (Godzilla Final Wars) as well as anime voice actors Johnny Yong Bosch and Vic Mignogna, along with Godzilla artist and expert Bob Eggleton as well as concerts by Asia-rock and J-pop bands Ikeda Katsu and the Slants!
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