Press Releases

June 5, 2008

News for Kakkoi|con 2008:

Kakkoi Con 2008 announces second round of guests

Minneapolis - Kakkoi Con, Minnesota's second anime convention is pleased to announce its second round of guests. These Guests include Voice Actor, Director, and Script Writer Christine Auten, along with Writer Christopher Brudlos and Artist Joseph Brudlos, creators of the popular award winning online graphic novel Alpha Shade.

Christine Auten: In the last 10 years Christine has had the opportunity to work on a ton of great projects as an ADR Director, Voice Actor and ADR Scriptwriter. Some of her more notable roles as a voice actor over the years include Maria in the new feature film Vexille, Izumi Curtis in Full Metal Alchemist, Sakaki in Azumunga Diaoh, Sister Noelle in Trinity Blood, Keiichirou in Ghost Stories, Mesoussa in Pani, Poni Dash, Hope/Lady Death in Lady Death, Priss in Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040, Elvy in RahXephon, Limelda in Madlax, Sanada in UFO Ultra Maiden Valkyrie, Rizel in Chrono Crusade, Azalie in Orphan, Barabara Fuccon in The Fuccons, Shuko in Angelic Layer, Shino in Princess Nine, Young Kohta in Elfen Lied, Hijiri in Air TV, Edel and Uzura in Princess Tutu and Angelica in Coyote Ragtime Show.

Christopher and Joseph Brudlos: The duo has been designing the popular online graphic novel Alpha Shade for five years. The story unfolds about a fictional world dominated by four warring empires.

About Kakkoi Con: Kakkoi|con is an exciting convention that is scheduled to take place August 1st through the 3rd of 2008 in Minneapolis, MN. This is an event that people of all ages may attend, however some of the events scheduled will have an age restriction due to strong language, adult content, and there will be ID checks to prevent minors from attending.

Kakkoi|con, is an event that is meant to reach beyond the scope of just Japanese Animation to include Japanese music, fashion, style, and cultural aspects. We feel that by doing this we can provide a greater appreciation of Japanese Society. However, Anime will still be the core of what Kakkoi|con is about.

About Otaku Incorporated: Otaku Incorporated was founded in 2006. While based in South Dakota, Otaku Incorporated puts on two events which are geared towards increase awareness, and interest in Asian cultures by promoting their pop culture.

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