March 18, 2010
News for Anime Expo 2010:
Anime Expo 2010 announces voice actor Kyle Hebert as guest of honor
Anaheim, CA – March 18, 2010 – Anime Expo® is pleased to announce today that Kyle Hebert will be an official Guest of Honor at its July convention. Anime Expo, the United States' largest anime and manga convention is scheduled for July 1 – 4, 2010, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Mr. Hebert will take part in autograph sessions, meet-and-greets and attendee panels.
Kyle Hebert is a Los Angeles-based anime and video game voice actor whose list of credits include over 80 individual projects. A favorite among fans, Kyle has enjoyed much success over the course of his career. Some of his most notable anime roles include Gurren Lagann (Kamina), Bleach (Sosuke Aizen), Naruto (Kiba Inuzuka), Street Fighter IV (Ryu), Fullmetal Alchemist (Vato Falman) and Dragonball Z (narrator and Teen Gohan).
Kyle also provides voices in many popular video games including Final Fantasy XIII, World of Warcraft, Devil May Cry IV, Dynasty Warriors, and Star Ocean. You can also catch him as the voice of Rai 'Uk in James Cameron's Avatar: The Game. In addition, he co-hosts a weekly podcast called The Big Bald Broadcast that has recorded over 150 episodes to date. Kyle's personality and great talent has also led him to become a voice acting coach, offering lessons to budding stars.
Kyle Hebert joins Anime Expo's 2010 line-up along with animation director Toshihiro Kawamoto, seiyuu Yuu Asakawa, J-rock band Sophia, and anime director Shinichi "Nabeshin" Watanabe. To stay updated on all of the latest Anime Expo 2010 news, follow us on Twitter, become a fan on Facebook and check us out on YouTube.
About Anime Expo®
Anime Expo is located in Los Angeles and is the nation's largest anime and manga convention. The Expo serves to foster trade, commerce and the interests of the general public and animation industry. This event serves as a key meeting place for the general public to express their interest and explore various aspects of both anime and manga, as well as for members of the industry to conduct business. AX 2010 will be held July 1 – July 4, 2010, at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Southern California. More information can be found at www.anime-expo.org.
About the Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation
The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to popularize and educate the American public about anime and manga, as well as provide a forum to facilitate communication between professionals and fans. This organization is more popularly known by its entertainment property, Anime Expo®. More information can be found at www.spja.org.