Earlier today, Anime Minneapolis announced that voice actress Monica Rial will be attending the convention in 2013. The convention is expected to bring together about 3,000 people, who will be able to get free autographs from Monica and the convention's other voice actor guests.
The press release from UpcomingCons is below.
Bloomington, MN - February 22, 2013 - AniMinneapolis, a Minneapolis anime convention, is excited to announce that voice actor Monica Rial will be appearing at AniMinneapolis from June 28-30, 2013 at the Doubletree by Hilton in Bloomington, Minnesota. AniMinneapolis brings over 3,000 anime fans together to celebrate during a weekend of events, concerts, anime screenings, cosplay, and special guests.
Monica Rial has been working in the anime voice over industry for 13 years. As an actress for ADV Films and Funimation Entertainment has lent her voice to over 250 anime including: Baccano! (Chane), Black Butler (Mei Ren), Certain Magical Index (Index), E.F. a Tale of Memories (Chihiro), Fairy Tail (Mirajane), Hetalia (Flying Mint Bunny/Belarus), High School of the Dead (Shizuka), Mass Effect: Paragon Lost (Treeya), Negima (Konoka/Kazumi/Satsuki), One Piece (Tashigi/Carue/Kuina), Ouran Host Club (Renge), Panty and Stocking (Stocking), Princess Jellyfish (Mayaya), Sergeant Frog (Momoka), Shinchan (Ai), Soul Eater (Tsubaki), Towa No Quan (Tei), Tsubasa (Sakura), Witchblade (Maria) and many more. She can be heard on the Cartoon Network in Deadman Wonderland (Shiro), Casshern Sins (Ringo), Samurai 7 (Shino) and FMA Brotherhood (May Chang). You can also catch her on Nicktoons and the CW as Bulma in Dragonball Z Kai. She’s appeared in several video games including Ms. Splosion Man, Comic jumper, and Borderlands 2. Be sure to come by and say hello!
AniMinneapolis will be held June 28-30, 2013 at the Doubletree by Hilton in Bloomington, Minnesota. Rooms are only $109 per night, and free parking is plentiful. The three day convention features hundreds of unique events and panels, including concerts by nerdcore performers, cosplay costume contests, and Q&A sessions with special guests. A list of the convention's biggest events is online at http://animinneapolis.com/events
Monica joins other special guests including Todd Haberkorn, Sonny Strait, LittleKuriboh, Spike Spencer, Dr. Awkward, YTCracker, V is for Villains, StarF, and Mattari 2600. The guest list is on the convention website at http://animinneapolis.com/guests
More information about tickets and attending the convention can be found online at http://animinneapolis.com/