Anime Expo 2019 in Los Angeles is going to be huge! The event is taking place over the July 4th weekend and will be bringing together Anime fans of all kinds. While we here at Senpai Project love our anime, we are also passionate about video games.
This year’s Anime Expo is bringing some of the biggest names in video games to meet and greet fans and hopefully give us some insight on their next projects. Here are the must-see guests for gamers of Anime Expo 2019!
On-screen actor and voice actor, Carolina Ravassa will be appearing at Anime Expo 2019. Emerging as Sombra of Overwatch and Taliana in Grand Theft Auto V, Ravassa will be selling autographs on July 5th at 4:30pm and July 6th at 1:20pm and 2:30pm.
The self-taught programmer, artist, and founding C.E.O. of Studio Saizensen will be making an appearance during Anime Expo. His created characters appear on the multi-platform series of Umihara Kawase, which is a side-scrolling game about a sushi chef. Toshinobu Kondo will appear as a Guest of Honor during the Expo and will be signing autographs on July 4th at 2:10pm and on July 6th at 12:30pm.
Voice actress of Symmetra from Overwatch and Nisha from Fallout 4, Anjali Bhimani will be making several appearances throughout Anime Expo 2019. She will be participating in the Indivisible Voice Actors panel on July 4th at 4pm along with other actors from LabZero Games. Bhimani will also be selling autographs on July 5th at 4:30pm and July 6th at 1:20pm and 2:30pm.
The all-mighty Saitama’s English voice will be at the Expo. Max Mittelman is also well known as the iconic and over the top Ryuji in Persona 5. Mittelman will be appearing alongside his L.A.V.A. (Loud, Annoying, and Very Annoying) podcast brothers for several panels and autograph signings on July 4th at 10:40am, July 5th at 1:30pm, July 6th at 11:40am, 1:10pm, 2:40pm, and 4:10pm and on July 7th at 10:30am, 12pm, and 1:30pm.
Fire Emblem’s Roy is played by Ray Chase in the Fire Emblem series, and Super Smash Bros. Chase is also the voice of Noctis from a little game called Final Fantasy XV. He will be joining the rest of L.A.V.A. (Loud, Annoying, and Very Annoying) for their appearances on July 4th at 10:40am, July 5th at 1:30pm, July 6th at 11:40am, 1:10pm, 2:40pm, and 4:10pm and on July 7th at 10:30am, 12pm, and 1:30pm.
Heard in shows such as Marvel’s Spider-Man (2017), Sailor Moon Crystal, and One Punch Man, Robbie Daymond is the third member of the L.A.V.A. (Loud, Annoying, and Very Annoying) podcast. His video game credits include Professor Willow of Pokemon Go, Prompto of Final Fantasy XV, and Marvel Powers United ..V.R. as Spider-Man. Daymond will join the rest of L.A.V.A. (Loud, Annoying, and Very Annoying) on July 4th at 10:40am, July 5th at 1:30pm, July 6th at 11:40am, 1:10pm, 2:40pm, and 4:10pm and on July 7th at 10:30am, 12pm, and 1:30pm.
The Executive Producer of one of the biggest fighting games of all time, Yoshinori Ono will be coming to Anime Expo. He has worked on Street Fighter Alpha III, Devil May Cry, Onimusha 2, Street Fighter IV and Street Fighter V. His talent has spanned several years at Capcom, and he will be signing autographs and appearing at an exclusive Street Fighter Panel. Ono will be selling autographs on July 5th at 1:40pm and July 6th at 11am.
The English Cast of Street Fighter V Arcade
A special Street Fighter V panel is happening at Anime Expo 2019 with Executive Producer Yoshinori Ono, but he won’t be alone on the Novo stage. He will be joined by Kyle Hebert (Ryu), Lauren Landa (Karin), Bonnie Gordon (R. Mika) and Bill Rogers (Urien).
This round table of actors and the lead producer will be talking about the history of Street Fighter and hosting an Official Anime Expo and Capcom Cosplay competition. Winning Cosplayers will receive prizes from Capcom, and everyone in attendance will get an exclusive Street Fighter V poster from Anime Expo 2019.
The Art of Street Fighter and Inside the World of Street Fighter panels will take place on July 4th at 2:30pm.
L.A.’s Anime Expo 2019 is going to be huge, so for those of you who were unable to make it can tune in to the Anime Expo 2019 Twitch Stream to see it all live!