April 23, 2006

News for Anime Boston 2006:

Five more guests announced for Anime Boston 2006

On Saturday, April 22nd from 10 pm until 2:15 am, the staff of Anime Boston 2006 were broadcasting on WBRS 100.1 FM (and streaming the audio over the Internet as well) to promote the upcoming convention.

During the broadcast, Director of Guest Relations, Victor Lee, announced five new guests: Chris Bevins, a voice actor, director, and line producer for FUNimation Entertainment; Clarine Harp, a voice actress and creative services supervisor for FUNimation; Mike Sinterniklaas, a voice actor and director; Shuzilow.HA, a character designer who has worked on shows such as The Big O, My-HIME, and Solty Rei; and Anime Boston's first Japanese voice acting guest, Sumi Shimamoto, known for roles in a large number of titles including Nausicaä in Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Clarisse in The Castle of Cagliostro, and Princess Leia in the Japanese dub of Star Wars.

Anime Boston 2006 will mark Shuzilow.HA and Sumi Shimamoto's first appearances at an anime convention.

In addition to the Anime Boston staff, the radio show featured calls by ADV Films producer David Williams and voice actors Vic Mignogna and Greg Ayres.

A recording of the show will be available as an episode of the Anime Boston podcast within a few weeks.