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December 27, 2011

News for Naka-Kon 2012:

Naka-Kon announces another three guests for 2012

Overland Park, Kans. - Naka-Kon has announced yet another three guests for 2012.

First up, as a cosplay guest, we have expert craftswoman Aleathia Burns.

Voice actor and industry expert, Chris Cason, known for his role as Gluttony in Fullmetal Alchemist will be joining us as well.

Finally, our last voice actor for this year is the ever popular Steve Blum, known for voicing Spike Spiegel in Cowboy Bebop.

More Naka-Kon 2012 guests will be announced as the convention nears. For more information about these guests, please visit

About Naka-Kon

Naka-Kon Anime Convention is organized and operated by approximately 100 unpaid staff members, many of whom are students and most of whom live in the greater Kansas City area. Naka-Kon was first held in 2005 at the University of Kansas Memorial Union in Lawrence, Kan. In 2011, nearly 5,000 attendees gathered at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center in Kansas City, Mo. for a three-day, paid convention. Naka-Kon 2012 will be held at the Overland Park Convention Center Feb. 10 - 12. Traditional features include industry guests, panels, game shows, contests, showings, and vendor and video game rooms. For more information, visit