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August 1, 2011

News for Anime Blast Chattanooga 2011:

Anime Blast Chattanooga announces second round of guests

Colleen Clinkenbeard, My Parents Favorite Music to be at Anime Blast Chattanooga

CHATTANOOGA, TN - August 1, 2011 - Anime Blast Chattanooga is pleased to present its second round of guest announcements. In addition to previously announced guest Todd Haberkorn, attendees will be joined by voice actress and ADR Director Colleen Clinkenbeard as well as musical guest My Parents Favorite Music.

Anime Blast Chattanooga will be held Nov. 4-6, 2011 at the Chattanooga Convention Center in Chattanooga, TN. Pre-registration for the weekend is $30, with VIP packages available for $50. Details on the VIP package, as well as the registration form, can be found at

Colleen Clinkenbeard is a voice actor/ADR director/ADR scriptwriter/ Line Producer for FUNimation Productions. Her voice acting credits include: Dragonball Z Kai (Gohan), Fullmetal Alchemist (Rose Thomas and Riza Hawkeye), One Piece (Luffy in the new FUNimation dub), Shin Chan (Himawari and Maso), Soul Eater (Marie), Evangelion: 1.0 movie (Ritsuko Akagi), Romeo x Juliet (Cordelia), D-Grayman (Miranda), Darker Than Black (Chiaki), Baccano (Nice), RIN-Daughters of Mnemosyne (Rin), Ouran High School Host Club (Éclair), Vexille (Vexille), Trinity Blood (Sister Esther), xxxHolic (Yuko), Solty Rei (Rose), Witchblade (Reina), Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle (Yuko), Kiddy Grade (Éclair), Case Closed (Rachel Moore), Nabari No O (Yae Oda), Claymore (Galatea), Burst Angel (Maria), Samurai 7 (Kirara), Kodocha (Mama), Negima (Sakurako, Shizuna), Origin (Jessica), Murder Princess (Alita/Falis), Heroic Age (Nilval), Aquarion (Reika), Rumbling Hearts (Mitsuki), Basilisk (Hotorubi), School Rumble (Anegasaki), Shuffle! (Kareha), My Santa (MaiMai), Dragonaut (Toa), Lupin III: Dead or Alive (Oleander), Lupin III: Farewell to Nostradamus (Mary), and Diamond Daydreams (Nurse Yuuki) and Ghost Train for ADV Films.

She has also been featured in the video games: Borderlands, Aeon Flux, Ghostbusters, Spike Out, Battle Zone, Blood Rayne II, Stuntman:Ignition, Guitar Hero III, Fullmetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist II, Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai, and Dragon Ball Z: Budokai.

Colleen's ADR Directing credits include Fullmetal Alchemist, Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle, Kiddy Grade, Kodocha, Negima, Moon Phase, Sakura Teisen: Ecole de Paris, Case Closed, Kenichi, and Aquarion.

Colleen is presented and represented by Convention Ninja Bookings.

My Parents Favorite Music has been creating music since 2000 and has released 3 albums independently, with topics centered around video gaming, but span the spectrum of nerd and hip-hop culture. My Parents Favorite Music has collaborated/performed shows with Nerdcore and Video Game Music based acts such as: mc chris, MC Lars, MC Frontalot, Beefy, Peelander-Z, Anamanaguhi, Random aka Mega Ran, MC Router, YTCracker, The Megas, The Protomen, Brentalfloss, Action Adventure World, Shammers & Lefthand, as well as appeared in the 2008 Nerdcore hip hop documentary "Nerdcore For Life" directed by Dan Lamoureux.

ABOUT ANIME BLAST CHATTANOOGA: Anime Blast Chattanooga is a three-day convention that aims to entertain, education, and encourage a diverse group to band together and grow in their fandom. By hosting interesting guests and holding engaging panels and contests, ABC hopes to leave its mark on the anime community.

Anime Blast Chattanooga
Where: Chattanooga Convention Center, Chattanooga, TN
When: November 4-6, 2011
Cost: $30 Pre-reg, $50 VIP