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October 12, 2010

News for Naka-Kon 2011:

First five Naka-Kon 2011 guests announced

Kansas City, Mo. - Naka-Kon has announced its first five guests for 2011: Clarine Harp, Brina Palencia, Patrick Seitz, J. Michael Tatum and Gavin Goszka.

FUNimation voice actress Clarine Harp voiced China in Hetalia, Miss Katz in Shin Chan, Sei in Burst Angel, Ginza in Speed Grapher and Asagi in Witchblade among others.

Voice actress and ADR director Brina Palencia voiced Chibitalia in Hetalia, Rei Ayanami in Evangelion 1.0, Ennis in Baccano and Yumi Asuza in Soul Eater. Her ADR director credits include Moon Phase, School Rumble, Black Butler and xxxHolic.

Voice actor and ADR director Patrick Seitz voiced Germany in Hetalia, Nekozawa in Ouran High School Host Club, Luke Valentine in Hellsing and Hellsing Ultimate, and Ragna the Bloodedge in the video game BlazBlue. His ADR director credits include Romeo x Juliet, Naruto, Kamichu! and Hell Girl.

Voice actor and ADR director J. Michael Tatum voiced Rikichi in Samurai 7, Kyoya Otori in Ouran High School Host Club, Isaac Dian in Baccano, Komui Lee in D. Gray-Man and Scar in Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood. His ADR director credits include Aquarion, Romeo x Juliet, Big Windup and Rin: Daughters of Mnemosyne.

Musician Gavin Goszka, a pianist, vocalist, guitarist and bassist, will perform live for the formal ball and Lolita tea party.

More Naka-Kon 2011 guests will be announced as the convention nears. For more information about these guests, please visit